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To think this wasn't 'accidental' it was just bloody rude?

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NotSayingImBatman · 27/08/2015 12:39

I've just gone to retrieve my lunch from the fridge at work to find a big sign fastened to it that reads "Whoever had the can of diet cherry coke in the fridge I accidentally drank it, sorry, InconsiderateColleague".

That was MY can of coke. The only can of diet cherry coke in the fridge. For it to have been an accident, he would have had to have his own can of diet cherry coke in there, wouldn't he?

But maybe he was mistaken and he had a can in his drawer that he thought he'd put in the fridge. So I went and asked him for his can. He doesn't have one.

SO IT WASN'T A FECKING ACCIDENT THEN, WAS IT? You deliberately took a can of pop out of the fridge that you knew didn't belong to you, because you decided you were thirsty without thinking maybe the owner of the can might have been thirsty too, you selfish arse.

Except I couldn't say that, because I'd be sacked.

And the nearest supermarket is two miles away. Fecking gobshite.

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Lj8893 · 27/08/2015 12:41

You can't say that, but you can tell him to go and buy you a replacement!


SurlyCue · 27/08/2015 12:41

Well he owes you one tomorrow doesnt he? Did he agree to replacing it?


StillStayingClassySanDiego · 27/08/2015 12:41

Ooh I'd be spitting mad!Angry

He has to go and buy you a replacement NOW!

Is he your boss?


Eebahgum · 27/08/2015 12:41

But surely if it wasn't an accident he wouldn't have written the note and admitted it?


WorraLiberty · 27/08/2015 12:43

But what did you actually say when he said he didn't have one?


BarbarianMum · 27/08/2015 12:45

My collegue once ate my sandwiches without even noticing they were on horrible gluten free bread. He offered me his but of course they were no use to me - he had to go off and hunt up a baked potato in the end. Poor guy was mortified.

So, these things do happen. Maybe he didn't notice the brand, maybe he finished his last one yesterday. Maybe he's just a checky fecker. Anyhow he needs to go get you a replcement. Now.


cashewnutty · 27/08/2015 12:45

One of my colleagues accidentally ate a yogurt of mine i had in the fridge. She had a four pack the same and hadn't realised she had used all hers. She was mortified then we laughed like drains then she bought me another one. It wasn't worth getting cross about.


NotSayingImBatman · 27/08/2015 12:45

I harrumphed, and he muttered he would bring one tomorrow.


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MrsGentlyBenevolent · 27/08/2015 12:45

Is it bad I read this in the voice of Ross Geheller, 'MY SANDWICH!!!'! Wink.

It is rude though, I'd find who it was, take something of theirs, eat it in front of them, and finish with 'ooops, accident, sorry'.


OnlyLovers · 27/08/2015 13:03

It's classic 'disarming', isn't it? A ditzy, supposed-to-be-endearing 'Oooo I'm so useless' so that you feel mean for attacking them.

Eejit. He'd better bring you TWO.


tigerscameatnight · 27/08/2015 13:04

I'm thinking he has had cans of the same in the fridge , used all his and didn't realise until he had opened it or why would he have gone to the effort of writing a note.


Witchend · 27/08/2015 13:11

If he wanted to just drink it he would have done. He may have had ordinary coke in and only realised she he took a mouthful and realised it was revolting. I've done that. Wink


OTheHugeManatee · 27/08/2015 13:12

Someone could have grabbed it and popped the seal before realising what they'd done.

If they just meant to nick it they wouldn't have put the sign up, surely?


IceBeing · 27/08/2015 13:16

I think he did you a favour....horrid stuff!


PegsPigs · 27/08/2015 13:19

What is wrong with people?? I hate putting things in a shared fridge because it winds me up to high heaven if people eat or drink my stuff. YANBU.

He's an arse and should replace it right now!


WhatchaMaCalllit · 27/08/2015 13:26

I completely 100% agree with you OP.

If you're thirsty, I'd ask the InconsiderateColleague to replace your can of diet drink today as chances are he'll have forgotten by tomorrow and you'll still be a can of fizzy pop down. If the nearest shop is 2 miles away, then it's 2 miles away and he'll have to sort that out as the drink wasn't his to take in the first place. What's wrong with water from a water dispenser if he was thirsty????


Goshthatsspicy · 27/08/2015 13:27

I think the fairies made him do it.
They worked through him to alert you to giving up artificial sweetners!Grin


SDTGisAnEvilWolefGenius · 27/08/2015 13:27

When I was a staff nurse, working in Operating Theatres, if we had a case or a list that went on over lunch time, the sister would order in sandwiches for us all - because we wouldn't get to the canteen before it shut. In order to make sure that there were sandwiches left for the nurses, she'd put a round of sandwiches for each of us into bags labelled with our names.

She had to do this, because the nursing staff used to be later out of Theatre, because we had to do our clearing up before we could have our lunches, whereas the doctors could leave once the patient was in recovery.

There was one surgeon who was well known for nicking other people's food, and would even eat the sandwiches put aside for nursing staff - in the full knowledge that this meant we would get no lunch at all.



PlayingSolitaire · 27/08/2015 13:28

MrsGently exactly what I thought! Grin


NotSayingImBatman · 27/08/2015 13:32

Just for the record, I am mildly harrumphy about the incident, I haven't been to management and demanded his head on a pike... Yet.

He brought me a can of full sugar Lilt from the canteen. Fucker.

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MotherOfFlagons · 27/08/2015 13:33

I never put anything in the fridge at work now because cunts always steal it. I bought a few things from M&S for dinner which included fish, so I popped them in the fridge at lunchtime, then went to get them when I left. Gone.

One of my colleagues stopped bringing her own lunch in because despite it being home-made, in a tupperware pot and marked clearly with her name, people would still take it. There are loads of sandwich shops here too. Selfish shits.


HeartsTrumpDiamonds · 27/08/2015 13:33

Well he's given himself away with his note, hasn't he?

That is, if he really signed the note "InconsiderateColleague" rather than using his name.

If it was an "accident" then he wasn't Inconsiderate, he was just thoughtless and stupid. However if he signed the note "Inconsiderate" then he knows he was being an unreasonable selfish git and did it anyways.


WorraLiberty · 27/08/2015 13:35

I worked with some really strange people a few years back.

They used to give all the food in the fridge little names like 'Sarah', 'Helen' or 'Andy'.

I once ate a tuna salad named Kevin Confused



HeartsTrumpDiamonds · 27/08/2015 13:35

Blush Blush Blush

Sometimes I do wish we had an edit function....

The more I think about it the more I realise there is no way that he signed the note with the words Inconsiderate Colleague and it was the OP calling him that.

It is actually very funny OP, I am just extremely slow on the uptake today obviously!


HeartsTrumpDiamonds · 27/08/2015 13:36

Arf @ tuna salad named Kevin Grin

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