Search by Search ID or Tag or use the Advanced Search
'Look, I really do want to talk to you about last night's 'lost'... it just feels a little cliched to do it right here.'
"Yes I DO mind being put on hold! I only have a two week life span."
Tags:butterfly, butterflies, insect, insects, phone, phones, support, support line, helpline, tech support, on hold, put on hold, life span, life spans, short life span, waste of time, wasting time, wait, waiting, awaiting, invaluable, hurrying, hurry, hurries, rush, rushes, rushing, impatient, impatience
"I know we didn't accomplish anything, but that's what meetings are for."
Tags:business meeting, business meetings, waste of times, wastes of time, wasting time, time waster, time wasters, accomplishment, accomplishments, accomplish, accomplishes, accomplishing, unproductive, manager, managers, boardroom, boardrooms, boardroom meeting, boardroom meetings, meeting, meetings, corporate culture, executive, executives, corporation, corporations, faceless corporation, interruption, interruptions, interrupting, work flow, efficient, efficiency, efficiency expert, efficiency experts, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, restructure, restructures, restructuring
"Before you connect any more dots, you should know that all the dots have been repurposed."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, connect the dots, connecting the dots, join the dots, joining the dots, repurposed, repurposing, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bureaucracy, waste of time, wasting time, bad manager, bad managers, badly managed, bad managements, underappreciated, out of the loop, bad communication, reinventing, reinvention
"I'd like to believe we're redefining the way future generations will waste their time."
"O.K., here I am in the fourth grade, but is that really what I want to be doing with my life?"
Tags:maturity, pressure, pressures, career, careers, career, path, career paths, fourth grade, 4th grade, school, schools, schooling, classroom, classrooms, pupil, pupils, student, students, education system, waste, time wasting, time-wasting, wasting time, ambition, ambitions, life goal, life goals
"'Meetingpalooza' sounded better in the brochure."
Tags:lollapalooza, board, boards, board meeting, board room, director, directors, board of governors, governing, govern, governs, meeting, meetings, business meeting, corporate, corporation, corporations, office life, offices, office meeting, executive, exec, execs, executive meeting, working, worker, working life, office drone, office drones, conference, conferences, bored, boring, bores, bore, modern world, modern life, waste, wasting, wasting time, waste of time
"Great, just great! And while you're in here, potchkeeing around with paint, Seymour Rabinowitz in the cave next door is inventing fire already!"
Tags:history, historical, pre-history, pre-historical, prehistory, prehistorical, stone age, bc, b.c., before christ, paleolithic, palaeolithic, cave-dweller, cave dwellers, cavemen, caveman, neanderthal, neanderthals, early humans, cave painting, cave paintings, painting, painter, painters, artist, artists, art, misunderstood artist, misunderstood artists, inventing, inventor, inventors, invention, inventions, fire, flame, wasting time, potchkeh, potchkeeing, keeping up with the joneses, cave, caves, yiddsh, jewish, complain, complains, complaining, nagging, relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts
"My God, do you realize the year's half over?"
Tags:cat, cats, cat owner, cat owners, pet cat, pet cats, cat lover, cat lovers, lazy, laziness, layabout, layabouts, lazy cat, lazy cats, existential crisis, new perspective, new perspectives, regret, regrets, wasting time, waste of time, useless, uselessness, pointless, pointlessness, mid year, mid-year, july, summer
Boy copying abstract artwork in an art gallery.
Tags:modern art, abstract art, modern artists, modern artist, art gallery, art galleries, art museum, art museums, art theft, plagiarism, fake, fakes, pretentious, pretentiousness, art student, art students, copycat, copycats, pretension, plagiarism, copying artwork, wasting time, postmodernism, contemporary art, modernism
"It's pronounced 'hee-la' monster. The 'g' sounds like an 'h.' "
Tags:hospital, hospitals, clinic, clinics, doctor's office, doctor's office, medical, medicine, doctor, doctors, patient, patients, health, health care, healthcare, animal, animals, lizard, lizards, reptile, reptiles, gila monster, gila monsters, language, languages, pronunciation, english, unhelpful, wasting time, biting, bite, emergency, emergencies
"We've been standing here talking about how to pitch to the batter for way too long, haven't we?"
Tags:global warming, sea level, ocean levels, rise, rises, sea level rise, sea level rising, conference, conferences, pitcher's mound, pitchers mound, meeting, meetings, meeting on the mound, waste time, wastes time, wasting time, batter, batters, indecision, flood, floods, flooding, great flood, great floods, catcher, catchers, baseball, baseball player, baseball players, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastination, climate change, environmentalist, environmentalists, environmentalism
"How can I enjoy myself... none of this time is billable."
Tags:beach, beaches, sand, seaside, seasides, relax, relaxes, relaxing, holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, enjoy, enjoys, enjoying, billable, billable hour, billable hours, workaholic, workaholics, money, earn, earns, earner, earners, earning, earnings, time, wasting time, waste of time, pointless, income
"What I feel I do is create elegant solutions for problems that don't exist."
Tags:offices, office worker, office workers, office job, office jobs, problem, problems, solution, solutions, if it isn't broke, waste of time, wasting time, pointless job, pointless jobs, pointless career, pointless careers, job description, job descriptions, job title, job titles, pretentious, pretension, pretentiousness, conceit, conceited, self respect, self-respect
"He's in the other room, grumbling about the culture."
"Oh, ....you know, ....sittin 'on the dock of the bay, ....wastin' time."
"Well, if doodling all day is busy, I was busy."
Tags:doodle, doodles, doodling, skive, skives, skiving, timewasting, time wasting, waste time, wastes time, wasting time, work day, work days, working day, working days, pen, pens, pencil, pencils, busy, busy day, busy days, kvetch, kvetches, kvetching, moans, moaning, complaint, complaints, complain, complains, complaining, after work, office supplies
"Oh, come on, Mr. Waldner, you knew I was an angler when you hired me."
Tags:businessman, businessmen, boss, bosses, manager, managers, management, office, offices, office life, employee, employees, worker, workers, angler, anglers, angling, fisherman, fishermen, fishing, fishing pole, fishing poles, fishing rod, fishing rods, fishing reel, fishing reels, slacking off, slacker, slackers, excuse, excuses, hobby, hobbies, wasting time, sport, sports
"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
"Damnit, when you have bad news just give me the bad news."
"In the interest of fairness to the Democrats, I'm not going to waste my time on their convention either."
Tags:television, televisions, watching television, tv, tvs, watching tv, t.v., t.v.s, watching t.v., politics, government, governments, convention, conventions, political, president, presidents, presidential, election, elections, candidate, candidates, political party, political parties, democratic national convention, democratic party, democrat, democrats, republican national convention, republican, republicans, republican party, gop, nomination, nominations, nominating, future, delegate, delegates, voting, voter, voters, vote, votes, united states, us, u.s., united states of america, usa, u.s.a., america, american, primary, primaries, waste of time, wasting time, media, fairness, fair
"the Captain thinks it would be nice to have them boiled in their jackets tonight."
Tags:ships crew, ship's crew, sailor, sailors, cabin crew, ships captain, ship's captain, navy, the navy, potato, potatoes, peeling potatoes, ships cook, ship's cook, food prep, food preparation, waste of time, wasting time, frustration, frustrations, too late, wasting food, waste of food, hierarchy, hierarchies, poor leadership, cook, cooks
"Yet another day to work on my nothing-to-do-list."
Tags:unemployed, unemployment, fire, fires, fired, bored, boring, lockdown, lockdowns, productive, unproductive, unproductivity, list, lists, to-do list, to-do lists, nothing-to-do, nothing-to-do-list, nothing-to-do-lists, checklist, checklists, covid, covid-19, work from home, working from home, procrastinate, procrastinates, procrastinating, boredom, kill time, killing time, waste of time, wasting time
Two lines at a bank with signs saying "Chatting with Teller" and "No Chatting
"As a courtesy for the inconvenience, please accept a voucher for three additional hours of your life, redeemable upon your death."
Tags:air travel, airport, airports, airline, airlines, airplane, airplanes, aeroplane, aeroplanes, plane, planes, flying, flight, flights, traveler, travelers, traveling, travellers, travellers, travelling, passenger, passengers, delay, delays, delayed, late, inconvenience, voucher, vouchers, service, customer service, death, life, waiting, wait, long waits, redeem, redeemable, courtesy, wasting time, wasted time