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To think this is disgustingly self indulgent?

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CherryPeakerr · 16/06/2017 23:04

We have a Friday quiz at work. Entire building of 300 people. One person sends out one question and it will be personal ... like what's my dogs name and then multiple choice answers.

The person who sent it out today wanted everyone to not answer just 1 question about themselves but 7.

When they sent the answer out they then included lots of photos of themselves, their family, their car etc

It was breath takingly cringeworthy Hmm

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CatsRidingRollercoasters · 16/06/2017 23:10

Don't they have any actual work to do?


NancyDonahue · 16/06/2017 23:11

Their car?! What a tosser


CherryPeakerr · 16/06/2017 23:12

Yes they do. But they are very well known for being lazy.

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WingsofNylon · 16/06/2017 23:15

Don't you have bigger things to get annoyed about? It is a bit Hmm but really why give it any more thought?


Papafran · 16/06/2017 23:31



BandeauSally · 16/06/2017 23:35

What a ...... weird quiz Confused

1 person asks 300 people 1 question and that's the quiz? What is the point of it?


jenny5bellies · 16/06/2017 23:37

Can you give us the quiz please?

or at least a diagram?


Highalert · 16/06/2017 23:37

Sounds like a ,err, a fun Friday where you work. I'd rather just go down the pub.


BrieAndChilli · 16/06/2017 23:39

That's...... a bit weird. How did this quiz come about??


CherryPeakerr · 16/06/2017 23:40

There is a prize, just not really relevant to the question.

Can't remember saying I was annoyed? Just that I thought it was self indulgent.

Surely I can post about what I want without the PA comments? Regardless of whether you agree

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Highalert · 16/06/2017 23:42

It's just odd. Sorry. I'd just take the piss out of the Friday quiz.


Highalert · 16/06/2017 23:43

I'd think of the most bizarre question to ask Grin


Sara107 · 16/06/2017 23:46

Sounds like a weird quiz, was it invented as a team-building, let's all get to know each other thing? Is taking part mandatory or can you just delete and ignore the unwanted exposure of this colleagues life??


jenny5bellies · 16/06/2017 23:51

Right here's mine:

How did I meet DH?

V festival?


BandeauSally · 16/06/2017 23:59

So do you get into teams to answer the question or do you just ponder on it yourselves throughout the work day? What's the prize?


fannyanddick · 17/06/2017 00:01

V festival


jenny5bellies · 17/06/2017 00:07

Correct @fannyanddick now there's a sentence I never thought I'd write. Grin

You go!


CherryPeakerr · 17/06/2017 00:07

You just send the email back with your answer. If you win then you get 2 free hours to use when you want.

Make fun if you want but it's quite nice to have time off and paid for without having to use your holiday allowance.

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Pinkheart5919 · 17/06/2017 00:08

Jenny Tinder

I'd think it was a weird thing for a work place tbh, I mean do people really want to guess the name on bobs dog or Sarah's fish name every Friday? Every week god no!


jenny5bellies · 17/06/2017 00:08

Oh I want 2 hours off! That's definitely worth having!


BandeauSally · 17/06/2017 00:14

So if everyone guess the right answer your company has to give 600 hours of paid leave??


Highalert · 17/06/2017 00:15

OMG I'd definitely fix it so everyone got the answer right every week.


TabascoToastie · 17/06/2017 00:16

I'd be worried about the security implications about sharing so much personal information (photos of family and car) with hundreds of random people over email.


NonnoMum · 17/06/2017 00:17

This would be my question...

Who said this?

"I would like to beg of you, dear friend, as well as I can, to have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart. Try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books written in a foreign language. Do not now look for the answers. They cannot now be given to you because you could not live them. It is a question of experiencing everything. At present you need to live the question."

Was it (a) John Noakes
(b) –Rainer Maria Rilke
or (c) Jeremy Clarkson?


SprinklesandIcecream · 17/06/2017 00:18

Ok fess up OP, was you wasn't it? Grin

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