Now THAT'S a bad work day!

Discussion in 'The Watercooler' started by nvts, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. nvts

    nvts Active Member

    My bff sent this to me. After the week I've had (I'll post when I have the energy - lets just say that ACS is back - AGAIN!!!) with difficult child 1. When I read this, I realized that worse things could happen!

    Rob is a commercial saturation diver for Global Divers in
    Louisiana. He performs underwater repairs on offshore drilling rigs.

    Below is an E-mail he sent to his sister. She then sent it to a radio station 103.2 on FM dial in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who was sponsoring a worst job experience contest. Needless to say, she won.

    > Hi Sue,
    > Just another note from your bottom-dwelling brother. Last
    > week I had a bad
    > day at the office. I know you've been feeling down
    > lately at work, so I
    > thought I would share my dilemma with you to make realize
    > it's not so bad after
    > all. Before I can tell you what happened to me, I first
    > must bore you with a
    > few technicalities of my job.
    > As you know, my office lies at the bottom of the sea. I
    > wear a suit to the
    > office. It's a wet suit. This time of year the water
    > is quite cool. So what we
    > do to keep warm is this: We have a diesel powered
    > industrial water heater.
    > This $20,000 piece of equipment ***** the water out of the
    > sea. It heats it
    > to a delightful temperature.
    > It then pumps it down to the diver through a garden hose,
    > which is taped to
    > the air hose. Now this sounds like a darn good plan, and
    > I've used it several
    > times with no complaints.
    > What I do, when I get to the bottom and start working, is
    > take the hose and
    > stuff it down the back of my wet suit. This floods my
    > whole suit with warm
    > water. It's like working in a Jacuzzi.
    > Everything was going well until all of a sudden, my butt
    > started to itch.
    > So, of course, I scratched it. This only made things
    > worse. Within a few
    > seconds my butt started to burn. I pulled the hose out
    > from my back, but the damage
    > was done. In agony I realized what had happened. The hot
    > water machine had
    > sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into my suit. Now,
    > since I don't have any
    > hair on my back, the jellyfish couldn't stick to it.
    > However, the crack of
    > my butt was not as fortunate. When I scratched what I
    > thought was an itch, I
    > was actually grinding the jellyfish into the crack of my
    > butt.
    > I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma over the
    > communicator. His
    > instructions were unclear due to the fact that he, along
    > with five other divers,
    > were all laughing hysterically.
    > Needless to say I aborted the dive. I was instructed to
    > make three agonizing
    > in-water decompression stops totaling thirty-five minutes
    > before I could
    > reach the surface to begin my chamber dry decompression.
    > When I arrived at the surface, I was wearing nothing but
    > my brass helmet. As
    > I climbed out of the water, the medic, with tears of
    > laughter running down
    > his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me to rub it
    > on my butt as soon
    > as I got in the chamber. The cream put the fire out, but I
    > couldn't poop for
    > two days because my butt was swollen shut.
    > So, next time you're having a bad day at work, think
    > about how much worse
    > it would be if you had a jellyfish shoved up your butt.
    > Now repeat to yourself, 'I love my job, I love my job,
    > I love my job.'
    > Now whenever you have a bad day, ask yourself, is this a
    > jellyfish bad day?
    > May you NEVER have a jellyfish bad day!!!!!

    My truest feeling is that none of you are having a jellyfish bad day!

  2. susiestar

    susiestar Roll With It

    OMG!!!!! Now THAT is one bad bad bad day. Even alexander, of the terrible, very bad, no good day children's book didn't even have a day that bad!
  3. Hound dog

    Hound dog Nana's are Beautiful


    Gee, I wonder why he won? I hope he gets bonus hazard pay. :rofl:
  4. Star*

    Star* call 911

    So on Monday whot yer sayin' is - I should walk past to boss' office and say "Well at least I don't have a jelly fish in my butt crack." and it will be better for ME?

    Gotta love ya squirrel - I'll give it a go.......