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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by Purple_Hay (U14319650) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    colleagues put together, they really are having a laugh.

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  • Message 2

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    Posted by toffee (U8026926) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Chris is very gullible. He obviously believes everything Alice tells her.

    She's the office junior for a reason.

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by borchesterbouncer (U14738918) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    That's really not the attitude P-H.

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  • Message 4

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    Posted by Fuffles (U14337676) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Chris seems to be weakening. Of course his clever wife must have what she wants in life (for now).

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  • Message 5

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    Posted by barwick_green (U2668006) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Is there a single occasional where Adenoidal Alice has demonstrated any interest, ability, enthusiasm or skill in respect of aeronautical engineering? She comes across a bimbo of little intellect interested only in whinging.

    Pah!

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    All this user's posts have been removed. Why?

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    Posted by TotallyMadCat (U14728783) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    "Alice is cleverer than everyone else" said Alice.
    Well, what else can you expect from Kristiffer (Robin)?

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by cath (U2234232) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Poor Christyfer.

    He will be better off without her but it won't feel like that for some time.

    Susan was dead right, if Alice doesn't like the work she's being given she should be asking for more. If she isn't asking then her boss has probably written her off as a dead beat.

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  • Message 9

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    Posted by bob larkin (U2297537) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    "Is there a single occasional where Adenoidal Alice has demonstrated any interest, ability, enthusiasm or skill in respect of aeronautical engineering? "

    No doubt Alice is watching the programme on C4 (a repeat) about the failures of the DH Comet.

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  • Message 10

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    Posted by A Frend (U2249422) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    " there a single occasional where Adenoidal Alice has demonstrated any interest, ability, enthusiasm or skill in respect of aeronautical engineering? She comes across a bimbo of little intellect interested only in whinging."

    Not a one. She is unremittingly awful - she condescends to her life's partner and that's an unpleasant sight. He'll watch her go which is sad since he has now anchored himself to Ambridge with that forge that she and the SWs made him buy a few months ago. She's ghastly and one can only hope that the Canadians will see through her and work out that her rubbishing of her current employer is not good news.

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  • Message 11

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    Posted by canadianprairiegirl (U15408876) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Dear England,
    Remember when we showed up enforce for both wars? Sending us Alice in return seems poor thanks.
    Signed,
    Canada

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  • Message 12

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    Posted by charmingAnnielynn (U11952070) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    That was a funny thing for him to say, wasn't it? Because obviously a farrier who knows nothing about aeronautical engineering, and on top of that hasn't even meet Alice's colleagues, is the perfect person to judge whether she's better at her job than her coworkers.

    At least the lad is loyal. Deluded, but loyal.

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  • Message 13

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    Posted by canadianprairiegirl (U15408876) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Best thing he could do is let her immigrate on her own.
    Dreading the whole SL, from Canadian accents I don't recognize, to plump farrier jobs in a horseless city. Plus them being able to afford a posh condo overlooking False Creek or English Bay, rather then the more realistic basement suite in Surrey. Ugh. And worse yet now no where to vent. Sigh.

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  • Message 14

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    Posted by snarklehound (U15065053) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    Her colleagues must be Tinky-Winky, Laa-Laa, Dipsy and Po.

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    colleagues put together, they really are having a laugh.  Did she say that? I don't think so ...

    If her company is not giving her the chance to stretch herself -she should leave. It is *NOTHING* to do with the amount of work she is doing - it is the challenge - the interesting projects. She has indicated that other colleagues who started after her are being given the challenging work. I wonder if they are male?

    For some reason she is being overlooked and been forgotten about. Possibly her face doesn't fit with her line manager .. it is also possible that they are taking her for granted thinking she won't leave because she is settled with a husband and a house .. Possibly it is because she is female .. for discrimination is alive and well..

    Whatever the case she should go after the other job .. maybe when she does so her company will realise she is there and use her in a better manner. However she may have to move ..

    Of course she should never have married .. or at least never given Chris the idea they were settled ..
    JPBS

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  • Message 16

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    "Is there a single occasional where Adenoidal Alice has demonstrated any interest, ability, enthusiasm or skill in respect of aeronautical engineering? "

    No doubt Alice is watching the programme on C4 (a repeat) about the failures of the DH Comet. 
    Yes she has - she has a good first degree plus an MSc - she must have worked hard to get her both degrees. Furthermore she discussed her special subject with her interviewer. WE heard her.

    Why is there, I wonder, a demand that she demonstrate she is interested in the subject ..? I've not heard the same demanded of a MALE.. However maybe engineering comes naturally to the male gender - whereas a female has to keep saying how much she enjoys the subject?

    Not only should she leave - she should do so soon before the new graduates and postgraduates are recruited ..
    JPBS

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  • Message 17

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    Posted by JennyDarling Long Gone (U250754) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    That was a funny thing for him to say, wasn't it? Because obviously a farrier who knows nothing about aeronautical engineering, and on top of that hasn't even meet Alice's colleagues, is the perfect person to judge whether she's better at her job than her coworkers.

    At least the lad is loyal. Deluded, but loyal. 
    Alice has only theoretical knowledge gained at yewni, no practical experience at all, and to top that, she is immature and up herself. She isn't fit to be more than the office junior.

    Chris on the other hand is practical and has learnt his trade. He may not have "book larnin'" like Alice but he is worth far more as a contributor to the local economy.

    Go away Alice, see how well you go down in Canada.

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  • Message 18

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    Posted by JoinedPeetsBoard_Smeesues_too (U14519481) on Sunday, 24th February 2013

    It is usual for MSc students to do a practical project .. so she *should* have some practical experience.

    Also the colleague who started AFTER her will have the same practical experience - or lack of it. Yet that colleague is being given the more interesting and challenging projects. Possibly a male?

    In techie jobs like hers she should be being stretched ..

    The writing is on the wall Alice - leave now before your company recruit more straight-from-University graduates .. your qualifications will soon be out of date!

    If you show you are not standing for it - they will likely notice you - I've seen it happen. If not - you are well rid of them.
    JPBS

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  • Message 19

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    Posted by charmingAnnielynn (U11952070) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    While it's possible that Alice is telling the truth, and she is being overlooked at work, that's no excuse for her shabby treatment of her husband. She should either have brought up her interest in far-flung jobs before enthusing for months about Chris buying the forge, or else actually try looking for a new job in the same time zone before searching abroad. Whining that "no one gave me a second interview last time" doesn't really cut it. She now has some work experience, and references that have seen her on the job, and that could make a real difference to potential employers. I feel bad for Chris, because she's not really acting like she sees him as more than an afterthought who might throw a monkey wrench into her new job ideas, and he deserves to be treated as a life partner whose dreams are as important as hers.

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  • Message 20

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    Posted by joe (U13868420) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    Aren't we overlooking the obvious?

    Next season of AmEx set in Vancouver. Shame they had to pawn the MB to pay for the "research" trip...

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  • Message 21

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    Posted by The Leech Pedlar (U15129703) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    But in Canada, they'll make use of her experience and let her design the motif to go on the paper in airliner toilets.

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  • Message 22

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    Posted by The Leech Pedlar (U15129703) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    In techie jobs like hers she should be being stretched .. 

    Fetch... The rack!

    NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition!

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  • Message 23

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    Posted by joe (U13868420) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    "Some days are finger-lickin' good, and some days are just arse-wipin' bad"

    - Will ("N-H") Bowen

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  • Message 24

    , in reply to message 19.

    Posted by maggiesaes (U2771771) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    She's always been Alice motivated and what Alice wants Alice gets.

    Yes she has some experience now and may find employment more locally if she bothered to look but I think she sees Vancouver as a bit of an adventure and maybe glamour and she has never really seemed settled.

    Let her go Chris and build your business in Ambridge.She's a selfish little madam anyway.

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  • Message 25

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    Posted by Now Locking for a house (U3261819) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    If Alice has such wunderlust, drive and ambition, why did she come home so regularly from university, go out with a local lad , marry a local lad,and look for a local job?
    Oh. It was because of Chris wasn't it?

    It's all soooo silly.

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  • Message 26

    , in reply to message 18.

    Posted by PollyGlot (U4652497) on Monday, 25th February 2013

    It is usual for MSc students to do a practical project .. so she *should* have some practical experience.

    Also the colleague who started AFTER her will have the same practical experience - or lack of it. Yet that colleague is being given the more interesting and challenging projects. Possibly a male?

    In techie jobs like hers she should be being stretched ..

    The writing is on the wall Alice - leave now before your company recruit more straight-from-University graduates .. your qualifications will soon be out of date!

    If you show you are not standing for it - they will likely notice you - I've seen it happen. If not - you are well rid of them.
    JPBS 


    JPBS - I agree with you completely.....in bundles.....with knobs on.

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