Burned my white shirt before a client meeting this week (1 night trip so didn’t pack anything additional). What’s the worst packing/clothing mistake you’ve ever made while on the road?

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Forgot belt a few times, esp. if traveling on a Sunday

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Same, I keep a belt now at the client site or in an „emergency“ kit (with razor, medicine, contracts, floss and other stuff that is easy to forget)

I forgot dress shoes...

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Looked down to see that I was wearing 1 blue shoe and one black shoe. Of course these were my ONLY shoes for the entire trip AND I realized this at 35,000 feet on a transpacific flight......

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A director forgot their laptop one week 🤔

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I rarely use my Accenture laptop, I run wavebox on the client laptop, lets me do everything I need to on ACN

Forgot to pack socks. This is happened more than once.

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I was a brand new young test engineer, and had been directed by my slacker “mentor” training me to wear sneakers and jeans to the plant. Packed a right sneaker from one pair and a left sneaker from another pair (they were both white....not too mismatched, which is why I bungled packing). So... first meeting with those guys was Nike’s on the right and Adidas on the left. Wonder if anyone did not notice? 🤣😂😔

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We’re you cooking it?

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Were * 😋

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Only brought black bra with gauzy white blouses packed.

Forgot pants. Forgot shoes that weren’t fuzzy boots.

Replacements were purchased in client city.

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Too many pants not enough tops

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Forgot my packing cube of underwear

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I was told the client dress code was casual, so I packed only jeans and no slacks. It turned out that the person that told me this was was thinking about a different client location and this one was definitely professional dress. Now I always just wear a suit for day 1.

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Mentally packed pants... alas no pants

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I forgot to pack shoes for work 🤦‍♂️

Checked my luggage and ended up wearing 👖 and a polo that first day

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