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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    thinking of taking a sickie tomorrow but feel so guilty! Advice ?
    Advice: Don't feel guilty.
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    I've finished my coursework!! :woo: :woo:

    It only took me two days, this latest project. I should find that suspicious, but I'm just glad to be free of it. Now all I have to do is print off roughly 50 pages... How much would a library charge me per page, d'you think?
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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    thinking of taking a sickie tomorrow but feel so guilty! Advice ?
    Are you actually sick? If not, are you taking a sick day for something that you'd really regret not taking a day off for? How much are they likely to miss you? How guilty you should feel is a product of these factors, I have an equation for it somewhere :p:

    EDIT: Found it, but this is where I discover I can't remember LaTeX anymore, give me a minute...
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    (Original post by Revd. Mike)
    Are you actually sick? If not, are you taking a sick day for something that you'd really regret not taking a day off for? How much are they likely to miss you? How guilty you should feel is a product of these factors, I have an equation for it somewhere :p:

    EDIT: Found it, but this is where I discover I can't remember LaTeX anymore, give me a minute...
    lol im not sick. Im taking it to stay in bed. I'm only there four hours anyway.

    Had one day sick in four months Lol im leaving in two weeks !
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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    lol im not sick. Im taking it to stay in bed. I'm only there four hours anyway.

    Had one day sick in four months Lol im leaving in two weeks !
    Here's the equation:

    Should I call in sick?

    \frac{DS} {(M+1)R} (\frac{F_h}{F_i} - C) - \frac{\$ N}{250} = H_{ooky}

    D= Do you have a Dr's note? Enter 1=No, 10=Yes, 5=Yes, but it's forged.
    S= How sick are you? (1-10, 10= Quarantined)
    M= How many days have you missed in the last month?
    R= Degree of responsibility in your job (1-10, 10 being "Lives are in my hands" )
    Fh= How much fun will you have if you stay home? (1-10, with 10 being Ferris Bueller's Day Off )
    Fj=How much fun will you have at work? (1-10, 10 being "I'm a personal trainer for underwear models" )
    $= Your daily wage in dollars
    N= How much do you need the money? (1-10, 10 being "I owe the mob" )
    C= Chance of getting fired if you skip work. (If you think you have a 3/10 chance of being fired, for example, enter 3/10)

    If Hooky is greater than 1, call in sick.
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    (Original post by Gesar)
    I've finished my coursework!! :woo: :woo:

    It only took me two days, this latest project. I should find that suspicious, but I'm just glad to be free of it. Now all I have to do is print off roughly 50 pages... How much would a library charge me per page, d'you think?
    Cost reduces the more you flirt with the librarian. :yep:

    (Original post by Revd. Mike)
    Here's the equation:

    Should I call in sick?

    \frac{DS} {(M+1)R} (\frac{F_h}{F_i} - C) - \frac{\$ N}{250} = H_{ooky}

    D= Do you have a Dr's note? Enter 1=No, 10=Yes, 5=Yes, but it's forged.
    S= How sick are you? (1-10, 10= Quarantined)
    M= How many days have you missed in the last month?
    R= Degree of responsibility in your job (1-10, 10 being "Lives are in my hands" )
    Fh= How much fun will you have if you stay home? (1-10, with 10 being Ferris Bueller's Day Off )
    Fj=How much fun will you have at work? (1-10, 10 being "I'm a personal trainer for underwear models" )
    $= Your daily wage in dollars
    N= How much do you need the money? (1-10, 10 being "I owe the mob" )
    C= Chance of getting fired if you skip work. (If you think you have a 3/10 chance of being fired, for example, enter 3/10)

    If Hooky is greater than 1, call in sick.
    Flippin' 'ell, too complicated for me. At school we now have the initialism 'TDO' for 'Tactical Day Off'.
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    Oh sod that mike i'll just assume it warrants a day off
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    You can eyeball it if you don't want the joy of calculating the exact Hooky factor :p:

    If you're not going to be missed much, and you'll have much more fun at home, and you haven't missed too many days in the past month and you're not a massive earner and you don't reeeally really need the money, assume H_{ooky} > 1 :p:
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    yay day off for me I'll call in at 8:15 as there'll be no managers there then
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    I just came bak from my 2nd date (after 10 hours).
    We kissed. :love:
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    (Original post by BeyondandAbove)
    I just came bak from my 2nd date (after 10 hours).
    We kissed. :love:
    Let it be noted; jealous.
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    (Original post by dbmag9)
    Cost reduces the more you flirt with the librarian. :yep:
    But they're so old!

    I'm off to Manchester tomorrow. It's further north than I've ever willingly been before...
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    (Original post by Gesar)
    But they're so old!

    I'm off to Manchester tomorrow. It's further north than I've ever willingly been before...
    Manchester's awesome.
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    (Original post by Laertes)
    Let it be noted; jealous.
    i second this

    hopefully uni will prove fruitful ?
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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    i second this

    hopefully uni will prove fruitful ?
    Hopefully, that's quite a distance away though :erm:
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    If someone at my work phones a sicky, a manager will ring them later in the day to see how they are and when they might be back. A lot of people have been caught out (and subsequently disciplined) as a result, so I daren't take a sicky :o:
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    (Original post by Crisps)
    If someone at my work phones a sicky, a manager will ring them later in the day to see how they are and when they might be back. A lot of people have been caught out (and subsequently disciplined) as a result, so I daren't take a sicky :o:
    lol what fools for not having their work numbers tapped into their phones!
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    I don't want to be 19! Stupid birthday. Can't I be 18 again?! But, I AM going to Vienna tomorrow morning, excitement excitement
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    (Original post by Bezzler)
    I don't want to be 19! Stupid birthday. Can't I be 18 again?! But, I AM going to Vienna tomorrow morning, excitement excitement
    I forgot you were a young'un! (Happy birthday, I suppose :tongue:).

    I've been to Vienna. It's nice. S'got lots of trams :yep: (Not the reason it's nice, but a general observation).
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    (Original post by veggie4life)
    lol what fools for not having their work numbers tapped into their phones!
    I do, but work only phone the house phone :p: I actually don't want work to have my mobile
 
 
 
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