Have Fun in the Workplace
Page yourself over the intercom. Don't disguise
Find out where
your boss shops and buy exactly the same
outfits. Wear them one day after you boss does.
This is especially effective if your boss is of
a different gender than you.
nicknames for all your coworkers and refer to
them only by these names. "That's a good point,
Sparky." "No, I'm sorry, but I'm going to have
to disagree with you there, Cha-Cha."
Send e-mail to
the rest of the company telling them exactly
what you're doing. For example: "If anyone needs
me, I'll be in the bathroom."
shoes. Tell people you haven't lost them as much
since you did this.
at your desk, soak your fingers in Palmolive
liquid. Call everyone Marge.
netting around your cubicle. When you emerge to
get coffee or a printout or whatever, slap
yourself randomly the whole way.
Put a chair
facing a printer. Sit there all day and tell
people you're waiting for your document.
someone asks you to do something, anything, ask
them if they want fries with that.
back and forth to yourself engaging yourself in
an intellectual debate. Forward the mail to a
co-worker and ask her to settle the
colleagues to join you in a little synchronized
Put your trash
can on your desk. Label it "IN."
unnatural and hysterical fear of staplers.
messages saying there's free pizza or donuts or
cake in the lunchroom. When people drift back to
work complaining that they found none, lean
back, pat your stomach and say, "oh you've got
to be faster than that.
Put decaf in
the coffeemaker for three weeks. Once everyone
has withdrawn from caffeine addiction, switch to