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  1. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    20 Oct '15 18:30
    Today, at work, we had a new client referred to our team, a Mr Maltezer. Due to a lack of information about him, it was decided to put his case on hold.

    It was at this point i said 'it was never wise to hold a Maltezer.'

    Barely a snigger from my colleagues. Is humour wasted at work?
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    20 Oct '15 21:25
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Today, at work, we had a new client referred to our team, a Mr Maltezer. Due to a lack of information about him, it was decided to put his case on hold.

    It was at this point i said 'it was never wise to hold a Maltezer.'

    Barely a snigger from my colleagues. Is humour wasted at work?
    um, humor? really?
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    21 Oct '15 00:38
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Is humour wasted at work?
    Maybe you should try out some robbie carrobie style humour. Or Seitse style humour. Or redbadger style humour
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    21 Oct '15 00:51
    Originally posted by coquette
    um, humor? really?
    Do the yanks have Maltesers (probably too few calories for them)?
    I think it's just the commonwealth.

    btw: Maltesers were originally marketed as a slimming aid!
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    21 Oct '15 02:23
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Today, at work, we had a new client referred to our team, a Mr Maltezer. Due to a lack of information about him, it was decided to put his case on hold.

    It was at this point i said 'it was never wise to hold a Maltezer.'

    Barely a snigger from my colleagues. Is humour wasted at work?
    I would have laughed!
    There's humour in my office, but it helps that everyone is left wing, well those who have an opinion. There's lots of ranting about the state of things too.
    Did they not get it? Never held one, had it melt in their hand, I guess?
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    21 Oct '15 02:31
    Originally posted by yo its me
    I would have laughed!
    I never really liked Maltesers much. There's not enough of this discontentment implied in Ghost of a Duke's quip.
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    21 Oct '15 02:44
    Originally posted by FMF
    I never really liked Maltesers much. There's not enough of this discontentment implied in Ghost of a Duke's quip.
    What's not to like about them? They're covered in chocolate!
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    21 Oct '15 02:59
    Originally posted by yo its me
    What's not to like about them? They're covered in chocolate!
    They were up against Twix, Mars Bars, Marathon, Rollos and Curly Wurlys for my hard-cadged pocket money; I was as likely to buy Maltesers as I was a Milky Way. Ghost of a Duke failed to appeal to these emotions.
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    21 Oct '15 03:061 edit
    Originally posted by FMF
    They were up against Twix, Mars Bars, Marathon, Rollos and Curly Wurlys for my hard-cadged pocket money; I was as likely to buy Maltesers as I was a Milky Way. Ghost of a Duke failed to appeal to these emotions.
    You grew up & stopped buying them obviously! Or you can't get them there.
    You definitely got less for your pocket mone with maltesers. I chose polos & curly wurly. I think they were 8p & 10p.
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    21 Oct '15 03:17
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    Is humour wasted at work?
    How about the whole gang from the office meeting a coworker in the car park on the morning she returns from annual leave and telling her to come with them to the funeral of another workmate who died unexpectedly the day before, and then attending a carefully staged funeral at a crematorium, and then returning to work for the wake, and then working as normal for the next two weeks, after which the supposedly deceased coworker returns from her annual leave, and walks into the office, oh to see the look on the victim's face!
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    21 Oct '15 07:10
    Originally posted by yo its me
    I would have laughed!
    There's humour in my office, but it helps that everyone is left wing, well those who have an opinion. There's lots of ranting about the state of things too.
    Did they not get it? Never held one, had it melt in their hand, I guess?
    Splendid. I have arranged for you to be transferred to my work place. (Hope you like hippos?)
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    22 Oct '15 23:15
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    Do the yanks have Maltesers (probably too few calories for them)?
    I think it's just the commonwealth.

    btw: Maltesers were originally marketed as a slimming aid!
    To answer your question, I've never heard of them.
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    23 Oct '15 07:23
    Originally posted by Suzianne
    To answer your question, I've never heard of them.
    You've not lived until a Malteser has melted in your hand.
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    23 Oct '15 08:29
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    You've not lived until a Malteser has melted in your hand.
    Now you have contradicted the funny advice in your OP. What a comedic mess. All possible humour has dissipated. Oh dear.
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    23 Oct '15 08:51
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    You've not lived until a Malteser has melted in your hand.
    Maybe they wouldn't melt ...
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