FFF.. What question really drives you nuts...

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  1. GAMMA RAY

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    That is what question do people always ask you either professionally or personally that makes you crazy? I heard this on a radio talk show and it was rather interesting.

    For instance..I am a nuclear tech. I am constantly asked by patients "Is this gonna make me glow?":mad:

    Another job related question I get asked as I prepare to pierce their skin with a large bore needle...
    "Ahh..how long have you been doing this?":mad: oops....they now get the 18 gauge and I make it hurt going in..J/K......no I am not..
    I got asked that this week and I told the snooty lady 6 weeks..;lol

    I also hate "Do you have enough bracelets on?" :p

    What questions do you get asked repeatedly that makes you crazy?
     
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    "Why are your feet so big?"

    Its not really the question, but the explanation.
     
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    Drives me nuts when someone asks me, "What question drives you nuts?"
     
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    "when are you going to start working on the house again?" That's the question my wife asks me ALL THE TIME. I don't have the heart to tell her I'm just plain burnt out. We are on the tailend of a MAJOR remodel, and the living room (last part of the house left other than the garage interior) is in the middle of it now. It's sealed off from the rest of the house, and we are using our very large dining room as the temporary living room. I keep telling her "it will be done by Christmas". I just don't tell her what year. It's been working now for 2 years!
     
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    You then respond "you think my feet are big, you should see my other leg......" OK, I couldn't resist that one. All in good fun.......
     
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    Just to UH...clear the air...I treat all my patients with respect and treat them as if they are my family.....
    I may "kid" around here but I take my job seriously and treat all patients the same. I do not want "some" of you to think otherwise..

    Over and Out...
     
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    Gamma, if you treat your patients like family......should we worry?;)
    I'm sure you're very professional at work, even if you do wear a lot of shiny stuff on your wrist. And, the answer to the bracelet q is, of course, "actually no, I think I'll go put some more jewelry on just to make you ask more stupid questions!"
    My dear mom thinks I'm a bit "snarky". I prefer the term "smartazz".
     
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    "Why didn't this tech do that or this?" "What time is it?"

    I dunno, ask them. I dunno.... look at the watch on your wrist or the clock on the wall and let me get done what I'm doing *grumbles*
     
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    "why is my computer doing this?" I usually just ask them to hold the phone up to the screen so I can have a look.
     
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    Mine is:
    "Can I ask you a question?"

    Just ask the freakin question.
     
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    Not many, really, since most of silly ones just mask the actual intent of the question. I do the translation for them, and then see if the question is lame, needs an answer, or needs clarification. For example: "Working hard or hardly working?"
    Translation: "Hello." (no answer needed)
    Translation: "Listen to my funny." (question is lame depending on your sense of humor)
    Translation (when I'm obviously working): "Are you actually busy?" (question is still lame, but needs an answer)
    Translation (when I'm obviously relaxing): "Derp." (could be "hello", but clarification is needed if the person is a known cretin).
     
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    My previous job required extensive travel. Quite often I would have to stop and ask for directions (pre GPS don't ya know). This is how it usually went: "Excuse me sir, how do I get to (insert destination here)? 9 times out of 10 they would say "from here?" I would think "No you DMF from Disney World!
     
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    Thats open to interpretation. ;)
     
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    When someone says that to me I reply "You just did,now leave me alone,I'm very busy."
     
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