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Old 01-04-2015, 10:13 AM   #1
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Tomorrow I give notice to retire!

Monday I give formal notice to leave from megacorp and retire!

I'll offer the standard two week separation period, but if I get walked to the door sooner - fine by me!

Next chapter about to start - looking forward to it!
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:23 AM   #2
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I would like to point out that despite repeated statements that I would resign/retire on 5 Jan 2015 I did not initiate this thread. I will, however, start my own narcissistic thread tomorrow when I know what's happening.

Congratulations to you BBQ-Nut. Update us tomorrow.
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:46 AM   #4
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:49 AM   #5
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:50 AM   #6
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Yippie! Tell us how it goes. You too 2B.
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Old 01-04-2015, 10:52 AM   #7
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Congrats! It's a great feeling, isn't it?
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Old 01-04-2015, 11:01 AM   #8
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Old 01-04-2015, 11:58 AM   #9
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Congrats BBQ!
Have you started the desk cleanout already?
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Old 01-04-2015, 12:12 PM   #10
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Congrats BBQ!
Have you started the desk cleanout already?
Will start that tomorrow after I make the 'rounds' of giving formal notice.

Mostly it will be a process of disposing of old junk and paperwork.

I may end up with a single box of stuff to bring home -and then throw away from there.
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Old 01-04-2015, 12:30 PM   #11
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Can't it just be a nice thread?

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I I will, however, start my own narcissistic thread tomorrow when I know what's happening.
Congratulations, BBQ-Nut.
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Old 01-04-2015, 12:33 PM   #12
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Old 01-04-2015, 12:48 PM   #14
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Congrats! Would love to hear the details tomorrow.
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Hey, we're all waiting on pins and needles and can't wait to find out how it goes tomorrow for both of you!!!
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Old 01-04-2015, 03:46 PM   #17
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Old 01-04-2015, 03:56 PM   #19
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Old 01-04-2015, 04:05 PM   #20
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Yeah, two more retirees! Congratulations to both of you. You can look forward to lots of enjoyable free time you can fill anyway you wish.
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