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Squidboy October 29th, 2014 2:34pm

Your boss gives your cell phone number to her daughter who sells knives door to door. Do you meet with the daughter and listen to her sales pitch?

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chinito Florida
10/30/14 9:38 pm

I really need new knives. It is a convenient opportunity to kiss the boss' ass

TigerShark47 Missouri
10/30/14 6:43 pm

I don't have the money for fancy knives. And I don't like wasting myself or other people's time.

10/30/14 2:51 pm

Sure, I like my boss well enough that I'd be fine to do it. Plus sometimes they have some cool stuff.

andy465 Guitar Center
10/30/14 10:04 am

Yes, but only because I like knives.

fredd TrumpLand
10/29/14 11:17 pm

Nope. I don't need any knives right now, I'll go shopping when I do.

fredd TrumpLand
10/29/14 11:19 pm

I'm curious, isn't there also a privacy issue here? Unless you consented to it, your employer has no right to share your personal phone number with anyone. Any laws against that?

Squidboy Snarkapottamus
10/30/14 6:46 am

It's the basis of a lawsuit, check the link below.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
10/29/14 9:34 pm

Oh geez. I hate that kind of blatant abuse by the powerful. Always making the little dude suffer.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
10/29/14 9:37 pm

Plus--makes it even WORSE that you have to call HER -- the little princess can't be bothered to make the contact. Geez geez geez. Endless suffering all day long every single day.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
10/29/14 9:40 pm

Oh. NEVERMIND. I see the princess be calling me after all. I misunderstood. Perhaps that's why I'll always just be the little dude. Can't even answer a little question properly. Its so hopeless.

FarmerManE djent
10/29/14 7:48 pm

I would tell her I'm not interested in buying knives, but if she wanted to come by and practice her sales pitch I could give feedback

10/29/14 6:46 pm

Is she hot? Are you single? Maybe...

cyanospool The Deep North
10/29/14 6:29 pm

I love knives, and it'd be the polite thing to do I suppose. So yes.

10/29/14 5:20 pm

No don't need knives. Have too many

MysteryCheese Is it possible to change
10/30/14 8:23 am

That is physically impossible. You can always have more.

10/30/14 8:56 am

True I could down the road use more

Jamin813 Zombieland
10/29/14 4:24 pm

Yes, I've done this job and I know how much it sucks so I'll listen to the pitch and if I can maybe buy a little something.

ScrewU Gone
10/29/14 3:48 pm

Yes. I need knives. And I need a job.

slickspin Heart of Texas
10/29/14 3:39 pm

Not only no, but hell no!

think4yourself Not a safe space
10/29/14 3:34 pm

Sure as long as I am on the clock during this meeting.

firefly5 the verse
10/29/14 2:47 pm

it's not the daughter's fault. sure, I'll listen. though I'm having a talk with my employer about this.

dawl adulting
10/29/14 2:06 pm

Change out knives with Girl Scout cookies and we're fine ;-)

drunk ill be Bach
10/29/14 1:59 pm

I would be rather irritated with my boss. I may retaliate by sending the Mormon missionaries to her house. Mwahahahaha.

EarlyBird Portland
10/29/14 1:44 pm

It would depend on my relationship with my boss.

think4yourself Not a safe space
10/29/14 3:33 pm

So if you are sleeping with your boss are you more or less likely to buy the knives?

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/29/14 1:12 pm

If my employee pays for the phone, I can't take her call because it isn't work related. If it is my phone, I won't take her call because I don't want to. Either way I have a fit with the boss giving out my number, something that is NEVER OK.

elianastar FreeSpeech
10/29/14 1:09 pm

Did boss ask me if they could pass my number, to anyone? Did I agree? Yes? Definitely would meet.
No? Absolutely not, would change my number & boss would not be given that number if they find no problem w/this violation. It is MY #. Respect that.

Spartacus AUSTIN
10/29/14 12:09 pm

No. And I tell my boss to never give my # out to anyone without my permission again.

2katz I live in Nebraska
10/29/14 11:39 am

No and I would sweetly ask my boss to not do that again.

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/29/14 8:16 am

I've got no interest in buying knives at this time, so no.

sojourner present
10/29/14 7:43 am

I would meet but probably not buy. those knives are expensive! but sometimes you have to play nice in office politics.

I do think the rest has a good shot at winning her suit.

duey in a fools paradise
10/29/14 7:38 am

I would just ask the boss to bring a set to work and pre-pay for them...

IamBorderPatrol North Texas
10/29/14 7:36 am

Why not, they get paid if you listen to them