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Tuesday fun: What’s the worst thing you’ve ever said or heard because you were not on Mute?

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Internal account call for senior leaders. Lots of Directors, MDs and Partners. 15 min in, someone switches calls putting this call on hold. Extremely loud, classical, hold music starts blasting through the call. Everyone freaks out. Someone yells above the noise a suggestion that everyone drop the bridge, reset it, and rejoin. Without fully vetting the idea, everyone does so. We all rejoin to the still blaring hold music. I was dying the whole time 🤣🤣🤣

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It happened to one of our partner who was snoring in the call from London. We were in a marathon call which lasted from 8 hours as a part of some crap audit ... it was 3 AM US time and the guy dozed off... we made the partner pay for for a nice bottle of scotch as we covered his ass in the call 🤪🤪

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There was a guy on an old project that would dial in on Friday’s from bars or coffee shops and not pay the least bit of attention. You’d hear him ordering drinks, talking to friends, glasses clinking, music, etc. Once I figured out it was him I did ping him and say hey bro mute that shit but he never even saw it before the hangout message disappeared. Guess he liked to start his weekends early.

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A splash/plop followed by a flushing toilet.

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That’s shitty

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Partner criticizing my deck. Let out a Fuuuuuuuuck, mute wasn’t on

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Was on a client call at 7pm while I was at home with my roommates. My roommate begins to tell a story about how the guy next to him at the gym locker room had Magnum condoms fall out of his bag this morning...whole call heard the story. My Partner pings me “Magnum Condoms ehh"

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“I’m kind of a big deal."

There was that one conf call where someone was clearly watching porn and forgot to mute

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I just can’t wrap my head around the idea that a B4 consultant would be THAT capable in bed

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Was on a call where the host was informing the team of a new process we were going to have to follow and someone said “These muthaf*ckers! THEEEEEESE muthaf*ckers! Think we ain’t got more important shit to do!”

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M2, no. But he wasn’t there much longer

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One time a girl messaged me about how much she hated this guy on the team while I was screen sharing. The guy was in the meeting and saw it

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It’s been a week, she dead!

“Shut the fuck up”. I wanted to die

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So sad my team just say it on the call lol kills the fun 😂

Was on a large webex. Someone didn't know they were on mute and you heard... "Ughhh" Burp then a Fart and then "oh yeah..." and then he goes oh sh*t and goes on mute

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Someone farting and then giggling like a child

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Clearly not the worst; but pretty damn hilarious

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Haha... Was driving in a unfamiliar city one time and got lost and my phone GPS gave out all at once... Thought the car was on mute and yelled "oh for f&$# sake" really loud... I was the call leader, huge call, lots of people... Every body knew it was me...

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Region-wide practice call (~150 ppl). A woman starts baby talking with her kid so loud it literally stops the presentation for about five mins until we all hear an "oh shit."

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Adorbs

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When I have headphones in I intentionally say inappropriate things, then quickly apologize only to make my coworkers sitting next to me panic and think I wasn’t on mute.

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Burped really loud then pretended it wasn’t me by saying “omg what was that”

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You gotta own those. Assert your dominance.

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Bhenchod

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EY10, explain me how you got away?

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Have played the “meow” game from super troopers. Was hilarious for the few on the call who knew what was going on, the rest never said anything but I hope they were questioning themselves and what they were hearing.

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Love this

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I yelled “can you stop!” in the middle of a meeting while my boss was talking. I was talking to my cat, who was trying to climb onto my keyboard.

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51st rule of power :)))

Ordered pills from my guy

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Heard a client yell at her dog in some very colorful language

I once farted while on a Skype call video call, forgetting that my sound was still on with my then gf...we're married now so it's not the worst thing

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A Principal went into excessive detail to his wife about a rash he had and needed to see a doctor for on a phone call of all the shareholders of the firm (~30 people). He hung up when everyone started laughing, which only compounded the noticeability of the comments.

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Supporting a virtual conference today... learner is not muted and having a side convo... says “Ugh... on this virtual conference call... it’s ok - you can talk... I’m not really paying attention.” 🙄

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Overheard on my flight today. Worst pick up line ever and surprised the woman didn't eject him at 35k. "What's your thigh gap status?...executive platinum". Delta flight get status right. No words

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