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Had a cringeworthy joke moment on Skype today (lots of crickets). I rarely tell jokes and probably won’t again 😑. Let’s hear the most cringeworthy things you’ve said during a Skype meeting.

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I was having a bad day and everyone knew it, sarcastically said "well...this is going to be the most fun I'm going to have with my pants on today" before dealing with some BS escalation. Instantly regretted it, but laughed it off nonetheless.

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That's pretty funny, I would have laughed. Depends on the team, mine also would have laughed.

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I wasn't trying to make a joke but on one of my projects we always had to videoconference. On a Friday internal call everyone was at home and one guy was in an undershirt, unshaven and sitting in front of a blank white wall. Someone asked about my expression when an announcement was made and I said, "are you really asking me about my facial expression when Dave is over there looking like he's being held hostage by terrorists?" There was a moment of silence but then everyone started laughing. Even the hostage took it well.

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Alright alright. We were on a call for coronavirus today and the partner was getting updates on all our accounts. Pretty standard, asking what the clients were doing to cope with covid19 and I was only half paying attention. He called on me and I said “well we had an update with the client today, and svp came onto zoom VC shirtless, so I think we might need to teach them more than what’s included in the SOW.” Absolute silence until the partner came back on with “ok, Andrew do you have an update for X client”

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Yeah had I said that in my group everyone would have laughed. Because it’s rlly funny. Well done :)

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Well tell us the joke!

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Sometimes I laugh at someone’s joke but I’m on mute so if I’m feeling generous I’ll unmute and then try to imitate my first original laugh. Always super smooth

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Lol me too!

Jokes don’t go well when everyone is on mute. So awkward 😂

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Me: today we’re talking about the TET
Client: I’m getting Vietnam flashbacks and I didn’t even serve in that war
Me: well hopefully this meeting isn’t that Offensive!

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I mean, this is quality if you ask me

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When informed a pregnant woman on the team had gone into labor, someone on the phone asked, “will this generation be called coronials or quaranteens?”

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Not cringeworthy, but funny - Thought I was on mute, had an 8:30am call, only 4 ppl on the line (MD, 2 Directors and me) and opened up this app while the others were talking and they thought I was smoking a bong 😂

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Bwaahaaahaaa!! I had to close and reopen this app just to hear the intro. Never thought of that before but will going forward!

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Oh my god, every time I try to show any personality at the D I get nada!! Me. Robot. Girl.

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Not me, but my client said “last night I had pancakes for dinner and told my kids, enjoy your childhood while it lasts” 🥺🥺🥺

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I don’t get it

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Agree...OP, you gotta go first with the joke

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“I’m single in my 30’s and I hear the government is now having to tell people to wash their hands and take a shower. I hope this call is going to be more enlightening than that” - dead silence

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I’m just swiping on people who look like they have clean hands at this point. I thought it was difficult before but now a new bar has been set. Please, let’s discuss color codes on a deck. Great use of time

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My boss called out that I wasn't wearing makeup

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PwC is “dress for your day” which means lots of t shirts around the office. This does not, however, excuse the several shirtless guys I’ve had to look at on VC!

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Just tell yourself they were muted

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“Instead of working for a cereal company right now, when are we going to get the COVID19 contract? Too soon?” - I could hear birds singing and I was inside. Their song was nicer than the silence

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Someone’s chicken kept crying in the background

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I’ve heard those chickens plenty of times 🍻

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Or just paraphrase to protect your identity. We got you.

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“I can’t start the video as am not wearing a bra. “
I thought it but didn’t say it to my team full of gentlemen 😄

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Makes me want to work lol

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Are you sure everyone wasn't on mute?

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