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NO NO NO NO NO NOOOOOO! People should be banned from eating crunchy food in the office!

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CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:40:03


Proudnscary Thu 10-Jan-13 11:40:33


Proudnscary Thu 10-Jan-13 11:40:41


Proudnscary Thu 10-Jan-13 11:40:47


Sparklingbrook Thu 10-Jan-13 11:41:03

YANBU. They are the same folk that microwave fishy things that whiff the whole office out. What are they eating?

Anniegetyourgun Thu 10-Jan-13 11:41:04

Mmm, crisps.

Petsinmypudenda Thu 10-Jan-13 11:42:21

<shuffles up to op>

<Eats crunchy apple>

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:44:10

Something annoyingly fucking healthy, like nuts or some shit like that.

myfirstkitchen Thu 10-Jan-13 11:44:59

Microwaving fishy things...
That is the worst!
Crunchy is annoying but smelly worse.
I once worked with a girl who often heated up egg curry in the microwave in the staff room that had no windows.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:45:42

Crisps are not so bad Annie. It's apples and nuts and RAW VEGETABLES that piss me off.

Hang on, didn't you make that exact same comment on a different thread? grin

Seeline Thu 10-Jan-13 11:46:24

When I was at work I used to have a colleague who used to actually make his sandwiches at his desk (opposite mine!). He'd go out to the supermarket and buy a proper loaf, ham, tomatoes etc. He kept butter and leftovers in the office fridge. He'd sit at his desk, get out a bread knife and slice up the loaf, spread the butter, slice up the tomato with a different knife and put it all together [ shock]
His computer keyboard was always full of breadcrumbs grin

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:46:31

I would prefer it if they were gutting dead fish at their desk rather than crunching!

HecatePropolos Thu 10-Jan-13 11:46:42

Oh, I hate having to listen to other people's eating noises. Revolting.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:47:47

Seeline that's odd.

Grapesoda Thu 10-Jan-13 11:47:47

Ha ha. Annoying, but I agree that the fishy thing is the greater crime. A list needs to be made and discussions had in house of commons. Actually I feel a bit sick now just thinking about the fish thing.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:48:13

Hmm, I guess I just really like fish and really hate crunching.

Seeline Thu 10-Jan-13 11:49:04

Definitely odd - he was a nice guy though smile
To solve your problem you just need to crunch on something louder to block out the noise grin

Proudnscary Thu 10-Jan-13 11:49:24

Actually although I am prone to eating an apple or two at my desk, a colleague drives me demented by snacking on very crunchy nutty/health snacks and sounds like a cat eating dry food.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:49:25

Seriously though, why do people do it? Do they not wonder whether they might annoy someone else? I never eat on trains etc because I think there might be someone like me sitting nearby, who will be thinking murderous thoughts towards me.

Sparklingbrook Thu 10-Jan-13 11:49:44

Ooh have they got one of those crappy Graze boxes?

My colleague used to slurp lots of cans of pop. Found out after a few months it was't just pop in the can. shock

Trills Thu 10-Jan-13 11:50:13

Your office needs a higher level of background noise

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:50:14

That's actually not a bad idea at all Seeline. I should get a stock of crunchy snacks in and secretly coordinate our eating.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:50:39

Trills my office is dead silent unfortunately.

CastingNasturtiums Thu 10-Jan-13 11:50:51

Apart from the crunching, obv.

Anniegetyourgun Thu 10-Jan-13 11:51:24

Yes I did. I make no apology for that. The only difference is that I am not, at this very moment, eating any. Though now you come to mention it... <shuffles off to rummage in cupboard>

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