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"When you're through with that, there's a water cooler on seven that needs emptying."
Tags:water cooler, water coolers, stall, stalls, stalling, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinating, break room, break rooms, breakroom, breakrooms, lunch break, lunch breaks, long lunch break, long lunch breaks, waste time, wasting time, loiter, loiters, loitering, office drone, office drones, office worker, office workers, linger, lingers, lingering, caught, rebuke, rebukes, sarcastic, sarcasm
"Hey Kevin! Care to enter the office football pool!"
"We can never get them both to work at the same time."
Tags:vending, vending machines, snack machine, snack machines, staff room, staff rooms, canteen, canteens, cake, cakes, having your cake and eating it, breaking down, out of order, vending machine, have your cake and eat it too, snack, food, cake, convenience food, company, break room, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, breakroom, break rooms
"I think somebody thinks I've been away from my desk too long."
Tags:subtle hint, subtle hints, subtlety, passive-aggressive, passive-aggression, hint, hints, hinting, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, boss, bosses, work break, work breaks, long lunch, long lunches, skive, skives, skiving, slack, slacks, slacking, slacker, slackers, missing person, missing persons, poster, posters, wanted poster, wanted posters
"I can't stand microwave managers."
Tags:manager, managers, management, micromanger, micromanagers, micromanaging, managing, micro-management, micro-manager, micro-managers, micro manager, micro managers, micro management, break room, breakroom, office manager, office managers, office management, microwave, microwaves, nag, nags, nagging, annoy, annoying, annoyance, annoyances, irritation, irritations, irritate, irritates, irritating, corporate culture, corporate climate, office culture, business culture
'My wife is a circus clown. We got our lunch boxes mixed up again.'
Coffee making instructions in the teacher's lounge.
Tags:teacher's lounge, teacher's lounges, teachers lounge, teachers lounges, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, coffee, coffeemaker, coffeemakers, coffee maker, coffee makers, lounge, lounges, instruction, instructions, long day, long days, caffeine, coffee addict, coffee addicts, school day, school days
"Please make regular coffee in the pot with brown trim and decaffeinated coffee in the pot with orange trim, so people can tell what kind it is. And do not tarry at the vaulted coffee niche."
Water: Regular, Premium and Ultra.
Breakrooms: No politics allowed....Politics Allowed
"Get some paddles, stat!"
"It must have been a white lie. His pants are only smoldering."
Tags:liar, liars, lying, pants on fire, dishonest, dishonesty, dishonestness, white lie, white lies, lie, lies, expression, expressions, idiom, idioms, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, deception, deceptions, office politics, working environment, working environments, corporate culture, corporate environment
"There's a rumour that someone may be resigning today."
Tags:resign, resigns, resigning, quit, quits, quitting, in a spectacular fashion, burn bridges, burning bridges, burned bridges, leave, leaves, retires, retiring, retirement, retirements, retire, leaving, gossip, gossips, gossiping, water cooler, water coolers, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, rumor, rumors, rumored, rumour, rumours, rumoured, moon, moons, mooning, boss, bosses
Tired of repeatedly having her lunch stolen from the breakroom refrigerator, Debbie sprayed her bag with artificial Rotted-Lunch Scent.
"I think I'll go do some work. I'm actually feeling goof-off fatigue."
Tags:waste time, wastes time, wasting time, goof off, goofs off, goofing off, slack, slacks, slacking, slacker, slackers, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastination, water cooler, water coolers, fatigue, fatigues, fatigued, bored, bored at work, officer worker, office workers, breakroom, break room, break rooms
"We get three wishes. Let's not waste them on something like 'Better coffee in the break room'."
Tags:genie, genies, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, djin, djins, djinn, djinns, jin, jins, jinn, jinns, coffee, coffees, boardroom, boardrooms, board, boards, executive, executives, exec, execs, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers, wish, wishes, magic lamp, magic lamps
'Haskins is so dramatic.'
Al's vending machine.
Eggs in the Break Room.
"Actually, the boss could play Santa! I mean, she is old, she is fat, she has got a beard...and she is just behind me, right?"
Tags:santa, santa claus, father christmas, saint nicholas, saint nick, st. nick, st. nicholas, awkward, awkwardness, office party, office parties, awkward encounter, awkward encounters, beard, beards, insult, insults, insulting, water cooler, water coolers, breakroom, breakrooms, break room, break rooms, lurk, lurks, lurking, lurker, lurkers, silent type, silent types
'On this final point we cannot negotiate...no more smooth jazz in the break room.'
Real coffee vs usual vending machine stuff
'I, along with some of the other employees, feel you're abusing the breakroom.'
"Oh, sure, Mr. Nice Guy robot, bringing in the pastries...we get fat and you just sit there, charging your batteries!"
Tags:robots, artificial intelligence, ai, coworkers, doughnuts, treats, snacks, fat, weight gain, charging batteries, competition, undermine, weaken, sabotage, insincere, treacherous, treachery, treacheries, insincerity, robot, a.i., coworker, doughnut, donut, donuts, snack, breakroom, breakrooms, mr. nice guy, obesity epidemic, fat epidemic, evil plan, evil plans, evil plot, evil plots
"One day, my teacher went in there and never came back out."