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homeschoolmom

Yikes. That is scary.

Now my kids understand fully why I make them label their math problems-- every time without fail.

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WillT

One of the scariest fails ever. Scary because math illiteracy is going to kill people. I really don't want to be under a nurse's care who thinks that math is just a matter of opinion.


No offense to anyone who has worked such a job, but that's probably why she's working in a Verizon call center and not as a nurse...

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homeschoolmom

No offense to anyone who has worked such a job, but that's probably why she's working in a Verizon call center and not as a nurse...

I've never worked such a job, but I'm pretty confident that "leaving the script" is not really allowed. No thinking, please! You'll notice that both agents keep going back the script: "If you take 0.002 times...." without really being able or allowed to *listen* to what the guy is saying. But I'm not sure that they would have gotten it anyway. When she said she saw the difference between a dollar and a cent and a half dollar and a half cent, but then couldn't follow with the difference between $0.002 and 0.002c... I died a little in that moment.

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homeschoolmom

That's kind of a win. I mean, half the roof cleaned off in 2 seconds and he landed on his feet.

'Cept he's straddling the fence, no? :pinch:

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IcePrincessKRS

'Cept he's straddling the fence, no? :pinch:

 

I think he's straddling the bottom rungs of the ladder.The fencing (which looks almost like netting) seems to be a few feet further out, underneath the ladder.

 

It just cracked me up how he kind of shrugs and nods his head like "There ya go, all cleaned off."

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Dr. Bombay

Why would anyone feel it necessary to shovel snow off a roof anyway?  If you live in a climate that gets snow, your roof should be able to support the weight of a heavy snowfall.  Coals to Newcastle is what it is.

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Papist

I've never worked such a job, but I'm pretty confident that "leaving the script" is not really allowed. No thinking, please! You'll notice that both agents keep going back the script: "If you take 0.002 times...." without really being able or allowed to *listen* to what the guy is saying. But I'm not sure that they would have gotten it anyway. When she said she saw the difference between a dollar and a cent and a half dollar and a half cent, but then couldn't follow with the difference between $0.002 and 0.002c... I died a little in that moment.

 

Yes. It seemed they were defending a calculation rather than trying to understand what the customer was explaining.

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I think he's straddling the bottom rungs of the ladder.The fencing (which looks almost like netting) seems to be a few feet further out, underneath the ladder.

 

It just cracked me up how he kind of shrugs and nods his head like "There ya go, all cleaned off."

 

I think he said, I meant to do that.

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