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Aibu to suspect my boss of using cocaine

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ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Wed 10-May-17 20:44:29

If you had regular one to one meetings with your boss lasting two hours and he went to the toilet twice during those to 2 hours and came back fidgeting with his nose and sniffing would you suspect him of abusing cocaine or is that a really tenuous connection?

TheNaze73 Wed 10-May-17 20:46:09

He's not necessarily on the sniff but, that would be a sign of usage

DailyMailDontStealMyThread Wed 10-May-17 20:47:35

It's a big assumption to jump to. Do you have any other suspicions to add to the weak bladder/runny nose scenario?

TheChineseChicken Wed 10-May-17 20:48:31

I would be more likely to assume he had a cold

ImperialBlether Wed 10-May-17 20:49:18

Does his behaviour change between going into and coming out of the loo?

ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Wed 10-May-17 20:49:58

It can't be a cold though coz he does it all the time. He's young (30) and ambitious and competitive and we work in a very fast paced and stressful industry

Tiptoethr0ughthetulips Wed 10-May-17 20:50:20

I'd assume cold, sinus issues unless other things pointed to coke. Tbf if it's not affecting how he does his job then leave his toilet visits to him.

SaucyJack Wed 10-May-17 20:50:42

Is there anything else to go on?

Maybe he's allergic to the washing powder you use?

ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Wed 10-May-17 20:51:41

He seems more pleasant when he comes back not that he was unpleasant before if that makes sense

Babyroobs Wed 10-May-17 20:53:00

Maybe he has a prostate problem and a post nasal drip !!

DontTouchTheMoustache Wed 10-May-17 20:53:01

Do you work in a dairy based company? If so that is my wanker ex and yes grin
If not it could be hayfever...

HildaOg Wed 10-May-17 21:04:54

Sinus or hayfever would be the first thing on my mind but it's hard to say when we can't see him.

ProseccoBitch Wed 10-May-17 21:10:03

I would definitely think he was taking coke in the loo and I speak from experience.

BlondeB83 Wed 10-May-17 21:24:00

Based on your info of the industry, highly likely.

BlondeB83 Wed 10-May-17 21:24:25

But I doubt anyone would care unless they were forced to deal with it formally.

Hannahbanana1725 Wed 10-May-17 21:27:23

Sounds likely from the industry, but speaking from experience, sadly no one's likely to care

Babymamamama Wed 10-May-17 21:27:27

No I wouldn't assume that. I would think he had sinusitis or allergic rhinitis.

Iamastonished Wed 10-May-17 21:33:10

I wouldn't because I am naive and wouldn't know how to recognise the signs.

ThisIsStartingToBoreMe Wed 10-May-17 21:47:15

Think I just need to ignore it

BlondeB83 Wed 10-May-17 21:49:59

I think that's the right move.

TwoBeams Wed 10-May-17 21:50:03

I've got awful hayfever and sinus problems. When I take my nasal spray, it clears out my sinuses and my nose runs a fair bit

I've also taken coke in the past though, there's not a massive difference. Look at his eyes.

QueenMortificado Wed 10-May-17 21:50:10

Does he drive a blacked out car and wear a big medallion in a dollar shape?

ShatnersBassoon Wed 10-May-17 21:51:20

I wouldn't think of cocaine.

I often blow my nose when I go to the loo, and probably have a little sniff and check for unwiped bogies afterwards. It's possible I could need two wees in two hours if I'd had plenty to drink.

SmhShakingMyHead Wed 10-May-17 21:52:39

How does this impact you?

sonjadog Wed 10-May-17 21:52:57

If it has just started these past weeks, then I would guess it is pollen related.

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