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Hell is six hours on a plastic sofa watching other people working.

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DisgraceToTheYChromosome Mon 20-Jul-15 22:00:52

That was my day. The client booked me for a specific task. This didn't happen. Rather than send me home unpaid, and annoy the agency, they stuck me in the lounge with no 3g, wifi or aircon in the vague hope that "somebody might not show". I ran out of change, phone battery and even farts. Eventually they let me go, and I had to cycle 12 miles in a random direction before I felt human again. Tsk.

BlackeyedSusan Mon 20-Jul-15 22:36:57

I bet farts on a plastic sofa were spectacular though...

WhereYouLeftIt Mon 20-Jul-15 23:00:14

Seriously, you ran out of farts confused? I call troll grin!

Kittykatmacbill Tue 21-Jul-15 00:04:24

Ohmigd that sounds amazing!

But I am apt carry a novel about and have 2 under 2 1/2!

DisgraceToTheYChromosome Tue 21-Jul-15 06:27:13

There are indeed an infinite nember of Hells Kitty. We could have swapped, although you might got your DCs back in a bit of a state.

TheHouseOnBellSt Tue 21-Jul-15 06:58:43

YANBU but you're a very good writer....which is a bonus. smile You have a way with words OP. Start your novel today.

contractor6 Tue 21-Jul-15 07:18:11

Yanbu, this happened to me for two weeks at start of a new contract, a week in I asked if could take a day off whilst they sorted out the work....and was told no that would look unprofessional....

Smoorikins Tue 21-Jul-15 07:26:50

Contractor, maybe you should have asked if you could work from home instead for that day...

ProcrastinatorGeneral Tue 21-Jul-15 09:58:22

Can you report them for unsuitable sofa possession. Maybe engineer a works outing to IKEA to acquire a cheap but eminently suitable replacement.

Bastards. Plastic sofa?!

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