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Office Dares for Friday-

Habanero

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ONE-POINT OFFICE DARES

1) Run one lap around the office at top speed.
2) Ignore the first five people who say 'good morning' to you.
3) Phone someone in the office you barely know, leave your name and say, "Just called to say I can't talk right now. Bye."
4) To signal the end of a conversation, clamp your hands over your ears_and Grimace.
5) When someone hands you a piece of paper, finger it, and whisper huskily, "Mmmmmmm, that feels soooooo good!".
6_) Leave your zipper open for one hour. If anyone points it out, say, "Sorry, I really prefer it this way".
7) Walk sideways to the photocopier.
8) While riding in an elevator, gasp dramatically every time the doors open.

THREE-POINT DARES
1) Say to your boss, "I like your style" and shoot him with double-barreled fingers.
2) Babble incoherently at a fellow employee then ask, "Did you get all that, I don't want to have to repeat it".
3) Page yourself over the intercom (do not disguise your voice).
4) Kneel in front of the water cooler and drink directly from the nozzle there must be a 'non-player within sight).
5) Shout random numbers while someone is counting.

FIVE POINT DARES
1) At the end of a meeting, suggest that, for once, it would be_nice to conclude with the singing of the national anthem (extra points if you actually launch into it yourself).
2) Walk into a very busy person's office and while they watch you with growing irritation, turn the light switch on/off 10 times.
3) For an hour, refer to everyone you speak to as "Bob".
4) Announce to everyone in a meeting that you "really have to go do a number two".
5) After every sentence, say 'Mon' in a really bad Jamaican accent. As in "The report's on your desk, Mon". Keep this up for one hour.
6) While an office mate is out, move their chair into the elevator.
7) In a meeting or crowded situation, slap your forehead repeatedly and mutter, "Shut up, damn it, all of you just shut up!".
8) At lunchtime, get down on your knees and announce, "As God as my witness, I'll never go hungry again".
9) In a colleague's diary, write in 10am: "See how I look in tights".(Extra points if it is a male, even more if he is your boss)
10) Carry your keyboard over to your colleague and ask "You wanna trade?".
11) Repeat the following conversation 10 times to the same person: "Do you hear that?" "What?" "Never mind, it's gone now".
12) Come to work in army fatigues and when asked why, say, "I can't talk about it".
13) Posing as a maitre d', call a colleague and tell him he's won a lunch for four at a local restaurant. Let him go.
14) Speak with an accent (French, German, Porky Pig, etc) during a very important conference call.
15) Find the vacuum and start vacuuming around your desk.
16) Hang a two-foot long piece of toilet roll from the back of your pants and act genuinely surprised when someone points it out.
17) Present meeting attendees with a cup of coffee and biscuit, smashing each biscuit with your fist.
18) During the course of a meeting, slowly edge your chair towards the door.
19) Arrange toy figures on the table to represent each meeting attendee, move them according to the movements of their real-life counterparts.


On a slow Friday, I may just have to see how many point my office mates and I can rack up- :)
 

nerudite

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TexasPlanner said:

15) Find the vacuum and start vacuuming around your desk.

18) During the course of a meeting, slowly edge your chair towards the door.
I've done both of these things before... and I wasn't even trying for points. :)
 

PlannerGirl

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oh my god i about fell out of my chair at home laughing reading this but my co-workers are much too stiff to do this sort of stuff


too bad id love it
 

Zoning Goddess

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We had fun once by going into the offices of the really anal planners, carrying a clipboard and measuring tape, and measuring their offices and taking notes while they looked alarmed. If they asked what we were doing, we just said "Oh, this will be just right". Hehehe. Our boss had to be called upstairs to explain to their boss that we were only kidding, we weren't taking their offices.

I worked with a guy who thought it was funny to put oil on the boss's toilet seat.
 

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One of my former co workers once bought a toilet seat during her lunch break. We spent the afternoon "installing" it on peoples' desk chairs when they were away from their desks.
 

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Thanks, you've made my Friday afternoon!
You got a head start on us! So how many points did ya get!

I think that gal from Texas wants to keep score for real ya'll
 
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That was a nice laugh for the morning. It would be cool to do some of those things, but unfortunately, I work with a bunch of joyless people......ESPECIALLY THE ENGINEERS!!!!!!
 

Habanero

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ONE-POINT OFFICE DARES

1) Run one lap around the office at top speed.
2) Ignore the first five people who say 'good morning' to you.
3) Phone someone in the office you barely know, leave your name and say, "Just called to say I can't talk right now. Bye."
4) To signal the end of a conversation, clamp your hands over your ears_and Grimace.
7) Walk sideways to the photocopier.

THREE-POINT DARES
1) Say to your boss, "I like your style" and shoot him with double-barreled fingers.
2) Babble incoherently at a fellow employee then ask, "Did you get all that, I don't want to have to repeat it".
5) Shout random numbers while someone is counting.

FIVE POINT DARES
10) Carry your keyboard over to your colleague and ask "You wanna trade?".
13) Posing as a maitre d', call a colleague and tell him he's won a lunch for four at a local restaurant. Let him go. I might actually be able to pull this off, we had an employee incentives fair yesterday and a prize like this was up for grabs.. hmmmmm.

Okay, I'm done, I got my points! :) My office mates think I'm the biggest nut, but my boss thought it was funny I shot him I also made the little "click click" noise and winked.. then again my boss has a sense of humor! Lord, I do love Fridays!
 

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Re: Re: Office Dares for Friday-

TexasPlanner said:
5) Shout random numbers while someone is counting.
Hmmm... the auditors ar in the office today. This could be fun.
 

Floridays

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3) Page yourself over the intercom (do not disguise your voice).

Actually I was once talking to a co-worker about where we should go for happy hour and it accidentally blared all over city hall. AND the mayor just happened to be visiting....
 

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Another Prank

Find the employee with the nicest car. After they park it, get a bottle of motor oil and pour a nice big spot on the ground under their motor. Repeat as needed.
 

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I hereby award Habenero a Lifetime Achievement Award for this Cyburbian post. This is one of the funniest posts ever.

By the way, I've got 4 points so far
 

DVD

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A couple of my favorites:

1. put a piece of tape around the prongs of a coworkers favorite electrical device. Fan, radio, whatever. Plug it back in and see how long it takes them to figure out the problem.
2. Call the Betty Ford Clinic or an escort service. The second it starts ringing forward the call to someone else. It makes for entertaining conversations.
3. You have to include chair races around the office.
4. Slinky races down the stairs.
5. Office scavenger hunt. It's better when you add things that become harder and harder to find. Start with easy stuff like a land use map. Add a hard hat or a safety vest. Then add some stuff like survey tools or that toy bus on the public works director's desk. Make sure to pick stuff that sends people to every department/office.
 

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tomorrow, I'll be trying to get 29 points:

1 pointers - 1,5,7
3 pointers - 2,5
5 pointers - 3,5,15,& 18

Bonus points for mastiff's oil suggestion for a certain individual
 

Habanero

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I hereby award Habenero a Lifetime Achievement Award for this Cyburbian post. This is one of the funniest posts ever.

By the way, I've got 4 points so far
The fun of working with me is that I do most of these things daily. I don't take myself to seriously though.


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DVD

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We need to start a Cyburbian office. It would be the weirdest, most fun and awesome office ever. We might even create some great plans, who knows.
 

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We need to start a Cyburbian office. It would be the weirdest, most fun and awesome office ever. We might even create some great plans, who knows.
I agree. It would be a kick ass place to work.
 

Habanero

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We need to start a Cyburbian office. It would be the weirdest, most fun and awesome office ever. We might even create some great plans, who knows.
Oh yeah, the amount of work being done while having fun doing it would be epic.


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Would desk forts be allowed ?

No Gurgle anywhere ?

Would we have office pets ? - cats & dogs - I don't think you can domesticate Red Pandas ?

of course we would have coffee and red sharpies.

We would close at lunch time on fridays - RJ rules you know.
 

DVD

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There will be no need for desk forts since there will be abundant hammocks in a side room. Plus we'll be able to make forts from the couches in the conference room.

We will of course need to have pets. In fact it's most likely that we'll end up running some kind of pet rescue/animal sanctuary.

I'm picturing a huge network of vacuum tubes like the bank drive thru so we can send messages to people.
 

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There will be no need for desk forts since there will be abundant hammocks in a side room. Plus we'll be able to make forts from the couches in the conference room.

We will of course need to have pets. In fact it's most likely that we'll end up running some kind of pet rescue/animal sanctuary.

I'm picturing a huge network of vacuum tubes like the bank drive thru so we can send messages to people.
And at least a dozen beer taps. Oh, and Cyburbia going 24/7
 

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Oh, and Cyburbia going 24/7
Though, if I was in a different stage of life (ie no wife or kids or at least dependents), I'd help helm making Cyburbia an actual business with staff and offices and then we could.

We could be doing what we doing and (presumably) getting paid to have fun and also be serious (looking at you ursus) with the Planning professional without the annoyance of it actually having to matter - protecting health, safety, morals, welfare, blah, blah, etc....

back on topic:
Dare - quit your job without notice = all the points.
 
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Habanero

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back on topic:
Dare - quit your job without notice = all the points.
Ha! I've thought about this - not about doing it- but the logistics/ramifications of it. Could a pension be withheld? I just can't imagine it ever not having consequences.


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Yup

back on topic:
Dare - quit your job without notice = all the points.
Our department has a long history of this taking place. At least 4 that I know of in the last 8 years....got up....walked out...leaving hot coffee and all personal items on the desk. Gone. :lmao: All of them went on to bigger and better jobs and are happy by all reports.
 

DVD

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Maybe I'll just have to write some tongue in cheek articles about planning. Who knows, maybe I'll hit the big time and get published in Planning magazine! :lmao::lmao::lmao:

Maybe not a Friday office dare, but I'm going to see if I kind find a bottle of tequila with the worm and bring it to my floodplain conference and see who will drink the worm!
 
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