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    Turn off your screen and pretend to work. Work can include paper shuffling, reading etc but must also include some element of staring at your turned-off monitor as though it were on.

    See how long you can last before someone notices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TazMaN View Post
    Turn off your screen and pretend to work. Work can include paper shuffling, reading etc but must also include some element of staring at your turned-off monitor as though it were on.

    See how long you can last before someone notices.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TazMaN View Post
    Turn off your screen and pretend to work. Work can include paper shuffling, reading etc but must also include some element of staring at your turned-off monitor as though it were on.

    See how long you can last before someone notices.
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    I once did a contract at the DHSS which involved doing that. Having seen all the EDS bods wandering around the building I took it upon myself to do the same. I found a clipboard, stuck some paper on it and used to walk around looking important and no-one ever used to question me. Back in the office I used to turn my PC off and just stare at it until my eyes felt heavy at which point I used to either sit under the desk and have a kip or go to the bookies underneath my office.
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    Quote Originally Posted by darmstadt View Post
    I once did a contract at the DHSS which involved doing that. Having seen all the EDS bods wandering around the building I took it upon myself to do the same. I found a clipboard, stuck some paper on it and used to walk around looking important and no-one ever used to question me. Back in the office I used to turn my PC off and just stare at it until my eyes felt heavy at which point I used to either sit under the desk and have a kip or go to the bookies underneath my office.
    I used to have a thriving eBay business when I last worked with EDS bods. Franking machine came in handy for sending off packages.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TazMaN View Post
    Turn off your screen and pretend to work. Work can include paper shuffling, reading etc but must also include some element of staring at your turned-off monitor as though it were on.

    See how long you can last before someone notices.
    To be fair - i've been in this gig for 9 months and i suspect i could have had my screen off all that time and no-one would notice!

    I sit in a dark corner of the office behind a pillar with no-one behind me.

    Quite often no-one evens knows i am in the office!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bear View Post
    To be fair - i've been in this gig for 9 months and i suspect i could have had my screen off all that time and no-one would notice!

    I sit in a dark corner of the office behind a pillar with no-one behind me.

    Quite often no-one evens knows i am in the office!
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