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    • Chickabiddybex
    • By Chickabiddybex 29th Nov 17, 2:39 PM
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    What's the view from your window at work?
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    • 29th Nov 17, 2:39 PM
    What's the view from your window at work? 29th Nov 17 at 2:39 PM
    This is mine:


    Just gorgeous

    What's it like for you? Wonderful green pastures? A busy city street?
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    • nicechap
    • By nicechap 29th Nov 17, 3:08 PM
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    Does your employer allow you to post pictures of your workplace?
    Quote was right and saw into the future.
    • ReadingTim
    • By ReadingTim 29th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 3:19 PM
    Does your employer allow you to post pictures of your workplace?
    Originally posted by nicechap
    Well, you're a barrel of laughs aren't you? With lines like that, I bet everyone wants to be near you at the office Christmas party.

    I'm looking at Shakespeare's Globe theatre, the River Thames, Tate Modern and (behind me), the Millennium Bridge.
    • Chickabiddybex
    • By Chickabiddybex 29th Nov 17, 3:20 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 3:20 PM
    Well for most people, out the window will be outside and so not actually a picture of your workplace. But for me specifically, as long as I don't name them, they don't mind
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    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 29th Nov 17, 3:22 PM
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    The BT Tower, University College Hospital London and a lot of cranes.
    This Be the Verse - Philip Larkin. The first line that everyone knows.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 29th Nov 17, 3:52 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 3:52 PM
    Sat at many differently positioned desks and in several different offices at the place where I last worked and most views were of one of two car parks plus the rear of some unattractive buildings opposite. The one time I had an office with a window overlooking a street I had my back to it, but again just a view of an unattractive building opposite.
    • Glad
    • By Glad 29th Nov 17, 4:07 PM
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    • 29th Nov 17, 4:07 PM


    My room overlooks an overgrown courtyard but the greenery makes me smile. I have thought of hanging some fake fish on the outside so it would look like an aquarium
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    • kingfisherblue
    • By kingfisherblue 29th Nov 17, 4:19 PM
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    No longer working as I am a carer, but my previous job was in a shop. It was on a one way street, busy with buses. When there was no traffic, the view was of a small scruffy pub.

    My son has just started his first paid job (part time, while he is at college). It's in a retirement village, so his view is quite a pleasant one, of gardens that are neatly.
    • lincroft1710
    • By lincroft1710 29th Nov 17, 4:20 PM
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    What's the view from your window at work?

    Which reminds me that having visited hundreds (possibly over a thousand) various types of workplace during my working life that many don't have windows or ones you can see out of.
    • Samsung_Note2
    • By Samsung_Note2 29th Nov 17, 4:26 PM
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    Security Manager looking after an ex government research insitute...so my window looks out at a Grade II listed mansion,Muntjac dear..rabbits...foxes..squirrels to name a few all running around.

    Cant complain really..
    If my appalling spelling offends you that much...dont read my posts.
    • nicechap
    • By nicechap 29th Nov 17, 4:26 PM
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    Well, you're a barrel of laughs aren't you? With lines like that, I bet everyone wants to be near you at the office Christmas party.

    I'm looking at Shakespeare's Globe theatre, the River Thames, Tate Modern and (behind me), the Millennium Bridge.
    Originally posted by ReadingTim
    You'd be having a very bad Christmas party if I was there.

    Maybe see the trouble others have got into by posting pictures of their workplaces before jumping to conclusions.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5694664
    Quote was right and saw into the future.
    • engineer amy
    • By engineer amy 29th Nov 17, 4:31 PM
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    A busy town centre. I frequently see minor crashes, fender benders at 2 busy junctions. Traffic jams when people block yellow boxes.
    I can people watch all day if I wish as my desk and PC are angled towards the window.
    Horns blaring at least 20 times a day as people don't realise how the filter lights work, and a fire station behind us so my phone conversations get drowned out by the sirens.
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    • Samsung_Note2
    • By Samsung_Note2 29th Nov 17, 4:55 PM
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    A busy town centre. I frequently see minor crashes, fender benders at 2 busy junctions. Traffic jams when people block yellow boxes.
    I can people watch all day if I wish as my desk and PC are angled towards the window.
    Horns blaring at least 20 times a day as people don't realise how the filter lights work, and a fire station behind us so my phone conversations get drowned out by the sirens.
    Originally posted by engineer amy
    And i thought Deer Barking was bad....
    If my appalling spelling offends you that much...dont read my posts.
    • ReadingTim
    • By ReadingTim 29th Nov 17, 5:39 PM
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    You'd be having a very bad Christmas party if I was there.

    Maybe see the trouble others have got into by posting pictures of their workplaces before jumping to conclusions.

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5694664
    Originally posted by nicechap
    Ah yes, that thread....which, I think you'll find wasn't really about a photo was it - round about the 5th page of posts it gets to the point about "phallic gestures" (ie matey boy giving a customer the finger). Have a read of it before jumping to conclusions eh?!?
    • z1a
    • By z1a 29th Nov 17, 6:06 PM
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    The sky, occasionally blue. No windows just skylights.
    • TELLIT01
    • By TELLIT01 29th Nov 17, 6:37 PM
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    Well, you're a barrel of laughs aren't you? With lines like that, I bet everyone wants to be near you at the office Christmas party.
    Originally posted by ReadingTim
    It's actually a valid question. Many employers won't allow staff to use cameras in the workplace.
    • Peter999
    • By Peter999 29th Nov 17, 6:58 PM
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    Up to a week ago I had a lovely view of the Yorkshire countryside.


    Now I have been moved, my view is of a datacentre full of servers - looks a bit like the sight when you go up an escalator in a supermarket and can see the tops of the aisles.


    Fab
    • trailingspouse
    • By trailingspouse 29th Nov 17, 7:02 PM
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    View over the local town, railway line, canal - and woods across the valley. Great view.

    OH, on the other hand, doesn't have a window at all.
    • melanzana
    • By melanzana 29th Nov 17, 7:04 PM
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    This brings me back!

    My office looked out over a courtyard with a wall at the back facing me on the street side, if you can picture that.

    Well it was the most hilarious thing, as the pigeons and various other birds used to gather on top of the wall and FORNICATE for our amusement. God how I laughed when having a meeting in my room, and the inevitable would happen.

    Good memories of that place.
    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 29th Nov 17, 7:19 PM
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    It's the same as the view from my living room but a bit higher up.
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