Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Build a Scalextric track in your office when the boss goes out for the afternoon

Most people these days work in one of two types of offices. Firstly, there’s the office where the boss is present. These tend to be drab and boring places that involve only the occasional exchange of banter between colleagues before somebody inevitably hears you having fun and decides to put a stop to such frivolities…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I was a Wolf

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – I wish I was a Wolf

  Dear Darcus, I am an IT manager from Portsmouth and recently I keep being overcome by the compulsion to behave like a wolf in the office. If someone needs a new keyboard or mouse it causes me to howl loudly and if the cloud servers need rebooting that also makes me run about on…

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How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

How to avoid doing any work in the office whilst looking extremely busy

  Working life is hard. In the years that pass subsequent to getting your first job after leaving school or college, you will be reduced to a mere number on a balance sheet. The enjoyment of your life will take second place behind the need to put food on the table and clothes on your…

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How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

How to covertly record workplace meetings that you’re not allowed to attend

  Let’s face it. You’re just not senior enough to get called in for the really important meetings in your office. All is not lost however. The following techniques will give you access to the meeting information regardless of whether you’ve been invited to attend or not, so you’ll still have first hand knowledge of…

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Constantly aroused in the office

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Constantly aroused in the office

  Dear Darcus, I am constantly aroused in the office. I seriously think that I could hump every single one of my colleagues – guys, girls, everyone – at once! If ever somebody asks me a completely innocent question I always give them a double entendre laden answer in response. I even got into the…

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The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

The danger of telling colleagues how to make a decent cup of coffee

  The perfect cup of coffee is a bit like the perfect woman or the perfect man. We all have a very unique take on what perfection actually is. Just like choosing a partner, if you decide to openly share your ideas about what perfection is with your colleagues, you’ll more than likely face a…

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How to Break into your boss’s office

   

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W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Country Music

W1nners’ Club Problem Page – Country Music

  Dear Darcus, I absolutely adore Country music and on a Friday afternoon I will often put on my stetson hat and sing along to country FM which I deliberately play as loud as possible so everyone else in the office can join in with me. The trouble is everyone else on the team says…

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How your office could revert back to the Stone Age as a result of dress down Fridays

How your office could revert back to the Stone Age as a result of dress down Fridays

  Dress down Fridays can be a sticking point in many workplaces depending on the point of view the management takes in relation to staff happiness. Whilst some companies enthusiastically embrace the idea and allow workers to dress in casual, smart attire during the working week, others consider dress down Fridays to be something that…

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10 instances where people qualify for ‘That Guy’ status in the office

10 instances where people qualify for ‘That Guy’ status in the office

Everybody has, ‘that guy,’ in their office. You know the type. They always go the extra mile to make it known to everyone else how eccentric or just plain annoying they can be between the hours of 9:00am and 5:30pm. ‘That guy,’ status has been a part of office culture ever since the first cavemen…

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