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Sometimes i really wonder....

Discussion in 'Other Chatter' started by Man of Tanith, Mar 20, 2019.

  1. Man of Tanith

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    Today's classic
    phone interview
    interviewer-do you have any interests or hobbies
    me - have you heard of bushcraft?
    interviewer- oh isnt that like topiary?
    me- no no it really isnt like topiary....


    i think they heard the face palm through the phone
     
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    Topiary with Gransfors Bruks shears....You didn't tell us you had some stowed away somewhere...[​IMG]...
     
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  3. g4ghb

    g4ghb Bushcrafter (boy, I've got a lot to say!)

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    Could have been worse Sam! - could have had 'jazzle mentioned ;)
     
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    :lmao::lmao:
    You gotta laugh.
     
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    Well. I once had to do one of these corporate warm up nonsense things, where I told someone else what my interests were for them to then stand up and introduce me. They did, and told horrified onlookers that I practiced witchcraft for my holidays and days off.
     
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    Zingmo Eardstapa

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    When my physio asked about hobbies, I said "Carving".
    She paused, then said "Meat?"

    Z
     
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    Well to a non outdoors / bushy person it might have been a good guess, same ballpark :)
     
  8. Herman30

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    I would have said "Yes, as long as it´s living".
     
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    We had a new lady start at work last January and we were all sat in the morning meeting. Our boss asked us all to introduce ourselves to the new lady and say something about ourselves to break the ice. All was going well until someone (you can probably guess who) said "My name's Owen, and I like knives, guns and axes". In fairness to Becky, she's still there over a year later.
     
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    Interviewer, "how do you perform under pressure"?...

    Candidate, "not very well, but I do a great Bohemian Rhapsody! "
     
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    I was asked for a list of my staff broken down by age and sex.

    I replied there were none. It was booze and fags that had done most of the damage.
     
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    I sent an email today asking if i could cancel a dispatch due to having problems with the courier they use and them refusing to deliver to me.

    Was told it was too late to cancel as it had just been sent out, but i can return it when delivered...
     

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