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Mastiff

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I had a rough last week. Missed a conference due to a moron with a bulldozer knocking down a city owned building with asbestos... that I then had to abate.

Well, Friday was also a due date for an RFQ from architectural firms to design a new community center. So... here I was trying to get the heck out of the office late Friday when I get buzzed by the receptionist. It's one of the firms... wanting to know when we'll have a short list.

Let me tell you... this thing wasn't even my project (it was the CA's before he left), and I'd just about had my fill. So, I ranted, something like this:

"WHAT?! If that firm is submitting, I would ASSUME then realize the deadline for the RFQ hasn't even PASSED yet! You know, that's why I left architecture school to be a planner, because I didn't want to become an arrogant PRICK! So, what you OUGHT to tell them is the 'short' list just got shorter! *sigh* Nah, just say 'no'... No, we have NO idea when we'll short list."

What I didn't realize was... it was a guy dropping off the RFQ out at the front counter, and my door was open! :-@

She said his eyes got reeeeeeeal big, and she said quietly to him that I'd had a long week....
 

Chet

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Thats what I like about you Mastiff, you dont need to strap a set on, they're already supersized and ya just go for it. Nice.
 

Mastiff

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Chet said:
Thats what I like about you Mastiff, you dont need to strap a set on, they're already supersized and ya just go for it. Nice.

At least it wasn't a citizen...

I really thought it was someone on the phone. ;)
 

donk

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I've done this too.

My response to the person was at least you know how I really feel and what not to do next time you darken our door.

I did get in trouble for it from above, but hey the guys a dirtbag who represents dirtbags.
 
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Cardinal

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Ha Ha! I've been dodging an architect I won't be inviting to make a proposal on an office building we're putting up. Maybe I need to take a few pointers from you on this.
 
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