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Name That Cartoon: My Salary Meter's Running
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RobPreston
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RobPreston,
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5/19/2014 | 10:30:01 AM
Slug Of A Boss
"I would have knocked off at 7:00, but the boss keeps putting slugs in my meter."
BruceH597
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BruceH597,
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5/19/2014 | 10:53:22 AM
Re: Slug Of A Boss
They just made me a salary employee, they are replacing it with chains
ANON1243441910735
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ANON1243441910735,
User Rank: Strategist
5/19/2014 | 11:56:02 AM
Cartoon Caption
"The worst part is, it's free after 6:30 p.m."
ChrisMurphy
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ChrisMurphy,
User Rank: Author
5/20/2014 | 10:02:59 AM
Re: Cartoon Caption
"They wanted us to buy our own cloud computing, but didn't trust us with a credit card." 
tmeehan532
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tmeehan532,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 12:07:57 PM
Ticketed
Meter maid caught me double parked yesterday.  Sent the ticket to management.
bhammond254
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bhammond254,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 12:13:01 PM
We have to pay for these some how
I don't like having to feed these meters out of my pocket any more than you. I know no one got a raise this year except for the VP who suggested these meters. We have to pay for his brilliant idea some how.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/19/2014 | 12:24:10 PM
Vacation Time
I'm going to be out next week. Would you mind feeding my meter?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/19/2014 | 12:32:23 PM
Loose change... Don't leave home without it.
Can I borrow a quarter?
tdewar107
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tdewar107,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 12:51:49 PM
Cartoon Caption
This job wouldn't be so paid if they didn't pay us in quarters....
OracleOfReason
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OracleOfReason,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 1:04:46 PM
Meters at Work
I had Woz hack the meter. The boss thinks he's adding more time, he's actually giving me a raise and contributing to Greenpeace. 
eschulte902
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eschulte902,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 1:27:49 PM
What's Worse?
I'm not sure what's worse... being an IT worker paid in coins, or that my billable time stops every time I get off the chair.
sn
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sn,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 1:32:48 PM
Some Choice
It's either feed the meter or get booted.
Ariella
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Ariella,
User Rank: Ninja
5/19/2014 | 2:52:42 PM
Re: Some Choice
Not a caption: I had a different view of this altogether. With all the news about sitting will kill you, I thought that could work as a way of making people aware of how long they are sitting and what it could cost them in terms of health. 
Somedude8
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Somedude8,
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5/19/2014 | 3:55:53 PM
The Rules
"Oh come on, you know the rules. I can't answer your email unless you feed the meter."
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
User Rank: Author
5/19/2014 | 4:05:52 PM
Hackathon Helper
"The boss doesn't realize we're hacking these meters: Thank heaven for Windows XP."
Thomas Claburn
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Thomas Claburn,
User Rank: Author
5/19/2014 | 7:41:29 PM
Re: Hackathon Helper
"Once I realized the meters only measure weight, I got serious about pulling my weight downward."
The Penguin
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The Penguin,
User Rank: Guru
5/19/2014 | 8:16:15 PM
Re: Hackathon Helper
A penny for your thoughts.
Brian.Dean
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Brian.Dean,
User Rank: Ninja
5/19/2014 | 5:38:16 PM
Smart meters
"These are smart meters. They automatically adjust the brightness of the lights, seat position and desktop theme -- the complete ergonomics of the environment, in order to help increase productivity and efficiency." 
ChristopherR045
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ChristopherR045,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 8:15:45 PM
funny comment
This is not what I had in mind when I told HR I wouldn't mind being paid in Bitcoins..
surfcaster
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surfcaster,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/19/2014 | 10:01:17 PM
ACA hurts all of us
Yeah, unfortunately this is how the Affordable Care Act is funded by HR.
cwacenake
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cwacenake,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/20/2014 | 4:53:42 AM
New Pay Method
Used to be we got paid for LOC (Lines of Code) per week, now it's for how many pounds we lose working our butts off.
SaneIT
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SaneIT,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 7:40:22 AM
Meters
Well at least they aren't as bad as the ones HR installed in the bathrooms. 
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 7:55:14 AM
Watch the Meter
Don't let your meter run out. It electrifies your chair.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 7:58:01 AM
Power to the Meter
Save your work often. If your meter goes out, you lose all your changes.
rradina
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rradina,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 8:39:15 AM
Metered Internet Access
Your Internet access gets faster when you add more money.
caracarn
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caracarn,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/20/2014 | 9:08:44 AM
Cartoon Caption
-- I'm new here.  How do these things work?

-- Pretty simple.  If the boss keeps feeding the meter you're good.  Once it expires, you're fired.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:33:54 AM
Metered Work
When they said we'd get increased responsibility, this wasn't quite what I had in mind.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:38:21 AM
You don't want to know
What happens if the meter expires?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:42:23 AM
Jingle, Jingle
It's a lot noisier now with everyone carrying around so much loose change.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:44:05 AM
Small favors
Do you have change for a one?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/20/2014 | 10:49:07 AM
Reverse Incentive
The better you work, the more they feed your meter, the longer you have to stay.
mitch-mitch
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mitch-mitch,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/20/2014 | 11:24:47 AM
Cartoon Caption
This new pay for performance program isn't much different than the old program, except now we don't have to worry about where to find exact change for the vending machines.   
Laurianne
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Laurianne,
User Rank: Author
5/20/2014 | 1:42:32 PM
Great captions!
Love the captions so far in our cartoon contest. Keep them coming. I do worry we are giving some bosses ideas.
eschulz809
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eschulz809,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/20/2014 | 3:36:05 PM
Name That Cartoon
I didn't think the budget cuts were that bad until we had to start renting our chairs!
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 9:14:28 AM
Meter Stealing
I just filled my meter, but have to step out for a minute. Would you watch my chair for me?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:02:59 AM
Save Time
I rigged mine to stop the timer when I stand up.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:05:31 AM
Top Heavy
Be careful getting up. They haven't emptied the meters in a while.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:08:43 AM
Discipline
These would make great time-out chairs for the kids.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:13:13 AM
Slow Accumulation
When they mentioned about the new Vacation Club, this wasn't what I had in mind.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:15:15 AM
The "modern" office
At least we don't have to use time punch cards anymore.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 11:19:07 AM
Saving Money
Did you notice bonuses are paid in quarters now.
usdcs
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usdcs,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/21/2014 | 1:41:43 PM
Caption
Do you have any extra penny wrappers?
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 2:45:54 PM
Meters
This puts a whole new meaning on time sharing.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/21/2014 | 2:50:10 PM
Now that's "progress"
I heard HR is updating them next week to accept credit cards.
kdowlingv6c
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kdowlingv6c,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/21/2014 | 4:31:42 PM
Caption
Hey, where else in New York can you get 10 hour parking?
PayalA175
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PayalA175,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 7:08:30 AM
Salary Meter
Hey!! Lets do some work instead of chatting. It seems that these salary meters are directly proportional to work.
PayalA175
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PayalA175,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 7:08:41 AM
Salary Meter
Hey!! Lets do some work instead of chatting. It seems that these salary meters are directly proportional to work.
SSEYMORE100
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SSEYMORE100,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 10:45:27 AM
Salary Meter's running on empty
Remember when I used say that I'd do this job for free? Well, according to my salary meter I am.
vksanghani
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vksanghani,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 2:01:05 PM
contest
Hey, it is 5:00 yet? Must be somewhere!!!
vksanghani
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vksanghani,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 2:01:12 PM
contest
Hey, it is 5:00 yet? Must be somewhere!!!
dpetros957
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dpetros957,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 2:28:58 PM
Cartoon Caption
Today I caught my spouse feeding the meter!
RussellGlaue
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RussellGlaue,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/23/2014 | 2:47:52 PM
Always a loop hole somewhere.
I'll be leaving work early today. I put glue in the coin slot.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/27/2014 | 10:37:13 AM
Free Parking
The good news is they can't afford the meter maid anymore.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/27/2014 | 10:42:08 AM
The Raise
Instead of getting a raise on merit, I have to come in early now to help them collect from the department meters.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/27/2014 | 10:44:50 AM
Meter Raise
I was told I would get a 5% raise - 5% of what I have to collect from the meters now.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:19:55 AM
The Optimist
I try to look on the bright side. At least I'm lighter when I go home.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:25:11 AM
The Social Fund
They say it's to collect for the New Year's Party.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:33:43 AM
Job Search
I just did the math. I'd make more collecting from the meters.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:40:23 AM
Vending Woes
Vending services just pulled out of the building. You don't suppose it has anything to do with no one having change anymore.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:43:27 AM
Forget Paper Money
It's just easier. I started cashing my paycheck in for rolls of quarters
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/28/2014 | 10:46:01 AM
Coins, Coins, Coins
Don't you think it odd that we're paid with rolled coins now.
drmrs
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drmrs,
User Rank: Apprentice
5/28/2014 | 7:59:12 PM
Meter
If only the toilets were closer, then I would save a lot of money.  drmrs  5/28/2014  Rockville, MD
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2014 | 7:40:10 AM
Bit by Bit
Parking, restrooms, breakroom, vending machines, and now our desks, they're literally nickel and diming us to death.
dw_ship
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dw_ship,
User Rank: Ninja
5/29/2014 | 10:58:40 AM
Big Brother
Do you get the feeling we're being watched?


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