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31 Things Every Office Worker Has Done At Some Point

If you say you've never cried at work you're lying.

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1. Fantasized about quitting.

2. Accidentally over-caffeinated to the point of mild heart palpitations. / Via Warner Bros.

3. Used sick days for hangovers:

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4. Emailed the person sitting directly next to you.

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5. Mentally claimed a bathroom stall as your own and got pissed off when someone else was using it:

6. Wished death to the loud typers. / Via Universal Pictures

7. Wished death to the lunch stealers.

8. Wished death to the sick people who come to work just to spread their germs.

9. Allowed work to pile up even though you knew you were making things worse for yourself in the long run.

10. Left your floor, department, or building to take a shit. / Via FOX

11. Gotten territorial over office supplies.


12. Looked forward to your co-workers birthdays' for completely selfish reasons.


13. Let the elevator close even though you heard someone yelling "Wait!" / Via AMC

14. Passive-aggressively ignored passive-aggressive signs in the kitchen.

15. Belonged to one of two groups: people who think the office is too damn cold or people who think the office is too damn hot.

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16. Had to google corporate acronyms.


17. Sat in a bathroom stall to escape reality for five glorious minutes.

18. Procrastinated so deeply you came out the other side.

19. Let out a tiny little fart and hoped your co-workers would silently blame it on each other.

20. Gchatted your entire life away. / Via BuzzFeed

21. Cried silently at your desk. / Via CBS

22. Eaten a sad desk lunch.

23. Or eaten just snacks for a meal and wondered how you were still breathing at the end of the day.

24. Struggled to have a normal conversation with another adult human being while waiting for the elevator. / Via FOX

25. Kept it PC for the sake of your job.

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26. Used a weird "phone voice" when you had to take a call and hoped none of your co-workers noticed. / Via ABC

27. Curated a drawer of random crap.

28. Asked this question and was shocked when you got more than a one-word response.

29. Felt attracted to someone you work with based on proximity and not actual chemistry.

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30. Gotten into a fight with the copy machine.

31. Jumped directly into your bed the second you get home. / Via Columbia Pictures

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