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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2017, 11:58:52 AM »
At the risk of sounding odd, I will actually stand up and say I do like this job.

Granted, there are times when I wake up in a cold sweat at 3:00 in the morning thinking about it, however, I don't know how I would put up with the bad times without liking the work.

Joe must like SOMETHING about it too, you only get really good at something you like.

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #31 on: May 17, 2017, 12:05:16 PM »
Like just after I said I like the job, Acrobat crashed.

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #32 on: May 17, 2017, 12:08:28 PM »
Then I forgot the "command - option J" thing and all that wonky separations trouble came back.

Now that's comedy!

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #33 on: May 17, 2017, 12:09:44 PM »
I love my job actually... :banana: :banana: :banana:
It is the firms I work for that get in the way... :strangle:

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #34 on: May 17, 2017, 12:19:33 PM »
Yeah, the ownership seems to be getting in the way more and more these days. Leaves me wondering who owns the company some times.

Guess it's hard to own the company and not know what's going on as much anymore. Things have changed a lot and are changing constantly.

Inmates are running the asylum these days.

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #35 on: May 17, 2017, 12:35:15 PM »
Trouble comes when the higher ups belong in an asylum.
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #36 on: May 17, 2017, 12:39:36 PM »
Yes I actually like the work but despise the bullshit I have to go through to do the actual work. In my shangri la I would go to work in an empty building and the work would just be there waiting for me to do it. If there are any problems I could just email whomever to resolve it and never, EVER have to deal with a customer in person or over the phone. I hate phones. And people. Well...most people. Present company not included. :rotf:
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #37 on: May 17, 2017, 02:20:19 PM »
I used to have something like that during my first job in printing. I was switched to second shift, typesetting and pasteup, and I WAS second shift. No phones, no people, no problems, just get it done.
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #38 on: May 17, 2017, 02:32:36 PM »
I actually don't mind the work itself, albeit working with obsolete computers and software. There's three things I really don't like, and they have nothing to do with the actual digital work:

1. The daily 100 km roundtrip commute esp. in winter.

2. Dealing with the corporate suits that run our division from 250 km away. We are now just a number in a ledger.

3. The corporate "politically correct" rules we now have to live by.

Especially #3 - it's pure BS - it's now better to be politically correct than correct.
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #39 on: May 17, 2017, 02:41:08 PM »
Quote from: Possum date=1495045219 link=msg=291007

I used to have something like that during my first job in printing. I was switched to second shift, typesetting and pasteup, and I WAS second shift. No phones, no people, no problems, just get it done.


It was like that when I started here. At 5:00 pm was just me for the rest of the night. It was bliss.
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #40 on: May 17, 2017, 03:36:45 PM »
I do like what I do. I'm quite proud of it in fact.

Like others have stated it's all the bullshit that goes along with it. It would also help my mood if I actually had some prepress work. I'm falling asleep at my damn desk today.
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It's more like grip, grip, grip, noise, then spin and 2 feet in and feel shame.
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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #41 on: May 17, 2017, 06:56:26 PM »
Its a long weekend up here in Kanata, is it a holiday in the States? Just wonderin is all.

May 24 we call it.

Reference to picking up a 24 of beer. (case of 24).

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #42 on: May 17, 2017, 07:01:56 PM »
Not sure if 24 beers would be enough this weekend though!

By the way, its about 90 degrees farenheight here in Toronto right now, 7pm, very strange.


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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #43 on: May 17, 2017, 07:03:58 PM »
uh, Fahrenheit?

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Re: Mail Houses
« Reply #44 on: May 17, 2017, 08:04:13 PM »
No holiday this weekend but Memorial Day weekend the following weekend.
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