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People smirking on Zoom calls while I’m presenting drives me crazy.

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They are just reading funny pings. They aren’t even paying attention to you. Carry on.

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Legit it is this. My boss purposely pings me outrageous things to try and make me laugh all the time.

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Now I know how the teachers felt when we used to pass notes in class. Except now it’s 24 year olds Slacking gifs about the old dude fumbling through their slides!!

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Sorry about that. It’s my resting face.

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No it's not, you're just trying to conceal your RBF.

Have one of them repeat what you said or summarize the key point(s). That’ll get them to pay attention.

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Yes it is and it works. They’ll hate it/you but I bet they’ll bring their notepad with them the next time. 😂

I'm scrolling through the singles bowl

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On the bright side, they're not scowling

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Or snoring 😴

I had to apologize for doing that today (no one called it out, but I knew I was). Dog got the zoomies mid-call and was doing laps around the house and table. I couldn't keep a straight face as my camera was bouncing

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Hahahahahahaha.

People show their videos? Wtf

Tbh prob not paying attention to u and laughing at texts / pings

You poor souls who need to turn on the camera ...

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