Monday, August 31, 2015

Midnight thoughts #1122

When I was in high school, my teacher once got so upset with me when I said that I just wanted to get normal grades, go to a normal college, live a normal life ... and she was upset because I didn't want to be #1 at anything even though I was already studying in one of the top classes at one of the best schools in town - it just wasn't good enough for her. 

But if everybody wants to be #1, then would't that make everybody else statistically ordinary?

And hence me, by default, extraordinary. 

Friday, August 28, 2015

Office prank level: Fake colleague

They pranked me once, and my colleagues did it again when I went off to Penang for a couple of days.

They made a fake Pam!

Will the real Slim Pammeh please stand up? 

"Hi, I am replacement Pam. Nice to meet you!"

Apparently this fake Pam gave lots of people heart attacks 

And they even had meetings with replacement Pam. 

It was basically my jacket, shawl and a photo of me attached to my work chair. Well played, people! Well played! 

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Thursday, August 27, 2015

Office prank level: Vegetable face

OK seriously this was like the easiest prank ever to pull off in the history of our pranks - I am 100000% sure anyone can re-do this prank. 

The backstory
My good friend Cayla doesn't like eating vegetables, so of course we had to welcome her back from her trip from Hong Kong. All you need to do is buy a whole bag of vegetables.  

Here are the very talented designer girls arranging the vegetables



And here is photographic evidence that I was busy working while all this was going down (although like a criminal mastermind, I will confess that yes it was my idea and I bought the vegetables but I was working so it couldn't have been me) 

Cayla came to work highly suspicious but she was nicely surprised with Fibre-san! 

Too bad she didn't eat him.

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Office prank level: Cardboard house

My super sexy colleague (who dives as a hobby!) was one of her super sexy diving trips at one of those sexy James Bond islands in Malaysia (I am making this up), and I randomly thought of welcoming her home.. because work is kind of like home, right?

Look at the amount of people it took to tape cardboard boxes around her table!

Taped with love 

Art is in the details (drawing the doorknob)

We then decided to create a door that actually opens, so she can stick her head in and work on her PC.

I kind of miss my purple-green hair!


And the crowning glory is a chimney with smoke coming out of the house. 

Yes, she loved it!

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Office prank level: Crush on coffeeshop girl

At my workplace, leaving work for a few days means that you can probably expect to come back to an office prank. 

The backstory of the coffeeshop girl 
My adorable manly colleague had a crush on this girl who worked at a coffeeshop near work, so because of this and that, we thought we'd welcome him back from his Taiwan trip with a cardboard cutout of the girl of his dreams. 

Phase one: sketching out the two lovebirds

Phase two: One of his quarterly tasks was to find out the girl's name

Phase three: Shading and sticking faces on the cutouts

Yes, she is carrying him. 

Stringing the characters 

Up they go!

Welcome back, YZ! 

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