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Old 08-17-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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8 Craziest Ways to Quit a Job

Why not make your parting gesture memorable? I like #6 best.

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I liked the cake
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Old 08-17-2010, 03:27 PM   #3
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I really like Onward's new sig line.
And the cake.
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Old 08-17-2010, 04:07 PM   #4
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I kinda quit/got fired from a job a number of years ago when I suddenly found myself working with a friend from high school and I had missed his wedding. So after working most of the day we headed to lunch and started an impromptu post-wedding bachelor party and went strip club hopping. I got fired he just got a reprimand, I didn't care I was only doing the job until I started my current job. Of course to this day he says he can no longer enjoy a strip club without the pleasures of the VIP room. Since that day I look back and cry at the money I wasted in the VIP room that day about 9 years ago. (Almost $2500 between the 2 of us)
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One of my co-w*rkers showed up one day with a sprig of mistle-toe pinned to the small of her back. I wonder why?
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Old 08-17-2010, 10:35 PM   #6
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One of my co-w*rkers showed up one day with a sprig of mistle-toe pinned to the small of her back.
That deserves to be on the list!
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Old 08-18-2010, 10:22 AM   #7
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I'd include in the list, an e-mail a fellow Fed sent to friends on the occasion of his taking early retirement years ago. It included the line,
"Now, all you ****holes work for ME."
Obviously, he wasn't looking to come back as a contractor!

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Old 08-18-2010, 11:10 AM   #8
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Years ago, we had a high profile engineer nail his resignation onto a 2x4, which he in turn nailed to the door of a VP that he had, uhhh, differences with. The significance of the 2x4 is, if I remember the story correctly, it was given to him by a customer and had something inscribed to the effect of thanking him for quality work on a release or feature or fixing a nasty bug. And the disagreement with the VP had something to do with him feeling that the emphasis on quality was being shoved aside.

I also still have an email that I'm pretty certain was sent by him after he left, "signed" by our CEO (but obviously mailed via anonymous remailer), saying he was terminated for unacceptable conduct, including calling one of the corporate officers a dickhead.

Not sure how much of this is true and how much legend but people who worked with him say it is true.

Funniest part is, I think twice the guy went to startups that got bought by our company so he became an employee again. He left the first time when his year contract was up, but he's currently an employee now.

He also joined and then left one of our competitors the day before it went public, which must've cost him millions. Unless he was bad with money I'm sure he already had millions.
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