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Category: incompetence


most quoted re "incompetence": other (7), Jonathan North Washington (4), Tristan Alexander McLeay (2), zfe (1), Kathryn Harris (1)

other categories found with "incompetence": stupidity (7), sadness (4), food (3), brandeis (2), not-heard-myself (2)

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[link] heard: 1 December 2011
[edit] added: 1 December 2011

(16:57:49) zfe: we are gonna call gel-sin jussive

(16:58:01) firespeaker: zfe: call it what you want I guess

(16:58:16) zfe: science and scientific method won again

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[link] heard: 13 January 2011
[edit] added: 16 January 2011

CB: "There's one rule about language comparison—"

Niko: "Don't trust a Russian?"

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[link] heard: 26 October 2007
[edit] added: 26 October 2007

"You know what I don't understand about bribing people to buy things—why don't you just lower the prices to what it would've been...?"

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[link] heard: 12 June 2007
[edit] added: 17 June 2007

"I apologise for the delays getting off the ground, but it looks like we'll have some head-winds to help us arrive on time."

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[link] heard: 15 February 2006
[edit] added: 18 February 2006

me: "Are people allowed to use cellphones in here?"

help-desk guy: "No, but I'm not going to do anything."

me: "Oh. Well, there's this really annoying girl on her phone at that computer over there."

help-desk guy: "In that case, I will do something."

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[link] heard: 15 February 2006
[edit] added: 15 February 2006

Guy at checkout: "What is that?"

me: "That's a rutabaga."

Guy at checkout: "Uh, how do you spell that?" [fumbles through code guide]

me: "R-U-T-A-B-E-G-A"

Guy at checkout: [finds code and punches it in]

me: "What is this world coming to?"

Guy at checkout: "Well, sir, we have a lot of produce, and I don't know what it all is."

The guy at the checkout at Safeway; and for the record, Safeway does not have a lot of produce.
sadness, stupidity, food, obliviousness, incompetence
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[link] heard: 30 December 2005
[edit] added: 30 December 2005

me: "So how did the fishies that evolved originally get to lake Baikal? By air?"

my genious scientist father: "Probably."

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[link] heard: 23 November 2004
[edit] added: 23 November 2004

"Don't confuse your inability to learn the operating system with problems with the operating system itself."

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[link] heard: 5 October 2004
[edit] added: 5 October 2004

(16:28) Kesuari: i hate my uni. every time i find a journal article that might be vaguely useful, i get told that the library doesn't have that journal. stupid library

(16:28) [me]: typical, yeah

that's all unis + murhpey's law

which makes another law I guess

(16:29) Kesuari: mcleay's law? :)

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[link] heard: 4 October 2004
[edit] added: 4 October 2004

"I'm sorry, you can't buy that here, we don't sell those. You'll have to put it back."

cashier at Java City in reference to a bottle of water someone was carrying, as reported by Josh Rachlin
brandeis, food, sadness, stupidity, incompetence, not-heard-myself
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[link] heard: 9 February 2004
[edit] added: 10 February 2004

Chef: "I don't even know what to put in these things [Calzones]. What veggies do we have?"

Manager: "Bacon."

Usdan. As overheard by oberon
food, brandeis, sketchiness, incompetence, not-heard-myself
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[link] heard: 22 January 2004
[edit] added: 25 January 2004

Amy: "My grandmother had back surgery today."

Aaron: "Yay!"

Aaron responds inappropriately to Amy Cotton's comment
sadness, incompetence, culture, family
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[17:29:00] LunaCamilla: so i was thinking about it, and looked at what the prog for high school certification entails, and it's like five classes

[17:30:27] LunaCamilla: still six

[17:31:25] LunaCamilla: FOUR

[17:33:37] LunaCamilla: i meant five, tho

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