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Does anybody else intentionally join zoom calls one minute late to avoid all the awkward pre-meeting small talk? Or just me?

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Prisoners dilemma: everyone shows up late and small talk ensues as usual

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This is a power move.

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Always

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Always. One of the beautiful things about remote working is zero small talk.

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Yup. More like 3 minutes.

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Join on time, wave/smile quickly, proceed to mute after a few seconds and go back to work.

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That’s my style as well

I’ll join on time, but automatically join on mute.

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Ha. Yeah everyone.

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I'm a two to three minute late person - trying to hit that sweet spot between "is everyone on?" and "let's just go ahead and get started"

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ha not just you!

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Today was the first day I did!

3 mins and no camera till it’s over.

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