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From Russell Jurney <russell.jur...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Legal Matter
Date Sat, 08 Sep 2012 00:51:40 GMT
I feel like we've gotten off task.

The key issue here is that OP owes us a lot of fees and isn't paying up.
Now, are we gonna take this crap or are we sending ninjas, pirates or
pastries? I talked to Legal, they'll run cover on HR.

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 6:54 AM, Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com>wrote:

> Pizza and Gin really don't go together.
> Now had you said Jack or Jim? Meh I could see that.
>
> The only downside is that the folks in HR can't hold their liquor.
> Granted, Kim is a fun drunk but Wayne can get downright nasty.
> And watch out for the cougar. Give her one drink, she's all hands and not
> in a good way. ;-)
>
> This is why most companies discourage Alcohol on the premise. Sure there's
> that drinking and driving we want to avoid, but its more from the fact that
> the HR folks can't handle their booze. Oh and don't even get me started
> about accounting.... in some ways they are worse.
>
> I know one guy who tried to off himself at the company holiday party
> because he was trapped in the corner by a couple of junior guys in
> accounting.  I swear, they are worse than zombies and they can actually
> suck the will to live from you...
>
> But that's a different story.
>
> My point was that as a BOFH or a junior BOFH, you need to know how to
> control the management types and keep your ninjas well trained and ready
> for action....
>
> On Sep 7, 2012, at 7:27 AM, Fabio Pitzolu <fabio.pitzolu@gr-ci.com> wrote:
>
> Why not pizza for everyone and a crate of gin bottles?
>
>
>
> 2012/9/7 Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com>
>
>> You're not fat, you're big boned and you have a wonderful personality and
>> a great sense of humor.
>>
>> As to being a distraction to the ninjas, the pastries were meant for HR
>> as a brib... er... gift. Can you imagine anyone from HR trying to do a real
>> job? They need that sugar and caffeine just to stay awake at their desks.
>>
>> Its both funny and pathetic seeing a grown woman asleep and drooling on
>> her desk. But hey! Look at the bright side. The last time someone gave them
>> that 5 hour energy drink, they had so much energy that they stuck their
>> noses in to everything and managed to muck things up that it took us months
>> to clean up their messes.
>>
>> As to the ninjas... sorry that sugar high or even caffeine high can be
>> deadly.
>>
>> Definitely not a good mix. Gluten free foods with simple chicken and fish
>> work best.
>>
>>
>> On Sep 7, 2012, at 12:10 AM, Russell Jurney <russell.jurney@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> With the pastries, I feel like you're calling me fat. And that they're a
>> distraction for the Ninjas.
>>
>> Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com
>>
>> On Sep 6, 2012, at 10:05 PM, sathyavageeswaran <sathya@morisonmenon.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Yah that would be great!
>>
>>
>> *From:* Fabio Pitzolu [mailto:fabio.pitzolu@gr-ci.com]
>> *Sent:* 06 September 2012 18:59
>> *To:* user@hadoop.apache.org
>> *Subject:* Re: Legal Matter
>>
>>
>> "Upscale the Pastries" would be a great name for a BigData blog.
>>
>> Fabio
>>
>> 2012/9/6 Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com>
>>
>> You know if it wasn't for HR, working on Big Data projects would be fun.
>>
>>
>> Why don't you do what I always do... Show up with a box of doughnuts and
>> a box of Coffee?
>>
>> Works like a charm. Just don't get the ones with sprinkles on them. Bob
>> doesn't like them.
>>
>>
>> Also tell them that is an overseas assignment so that they don't try and
>> hit you up with OSHA concerns which only affect us in the states.
>>
>>
>> And if this is a rush job. Upscale the pastries.  (But you didn't hear
>> this from me. )  ;-)
>>
>>
>> HTH
>>
>> -Mike
>>
>>
>> PS. And who said that our Ninjas could only throw code exceptions?
>>
>>
>> On Sep 6, 2012, at 8:09 AM, Russell Jurney <russell.jurney@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> HR is giving us crap over our use of pirates for business development.
>>
>> Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com
>>
>>
>> On Sep 6, 2012, at 6:02 AM, Michael Segel <michael_segel@hotmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Why can't we use our Ninja's?
>>
>> They are sitting on the bench.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sep 6, 2012, at 7:52 AM, Russell Jurney <russell.jurney@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> Also there is a copy fee of $80 per page, and this thread is already ten
>> pages, including headers, duplicated in triplicate that comes to $2,400
>> plus a flat reply fee of $600 for a total of $3,600 plus retainer. Should
>> you reply to this message, please estimate additional copy and reply fees
>> and forward them along, as we already have a sizable bill outstanding
>> (aforementioned copy and reply fees as well as two days back-retainer for a
>> total of $6,000 US) and billing is hounding me for collection. Please don't
>> make us use ninjas.
>>
>>
>> Russell Jurney http://datasyndrome.com
>>
>>
>> On Sep 5, 2012, at 10:38 PM, sathyavageeswaran <sathya@morisonmenon.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Our retainer fee is US$ 1200/- per day and minimum retainership of 15
>> days in a year.
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Sathya
>>
>>
>> *From:* Akiyoshi Takahashi [mailto:akiyoshiakahashi1@gmail.com]
>> *Sent:* 05 September 2012 14:45
>> *To:* user@hadoop.apache.org
>> *Subject:* Legal Matter
>>
>>
>> 
>>
>> We are media publisher company here in Japan and we have a breach of
>> intellectual property agreement matter in your jurisdiction. Please advise
>> us on your retainer fee so that we can forward you the agreement for your
>> review and run a conflict check.
>>
>> Yours Sincerely,
>>
>> Mr. Akiyoshi Takahashi
>> Yushindo Kobun-sha Publishing Co., Ltd.
>> 1-8-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku,
>> Tokyo ZIP 113-0033
>> TEL: 03-3813-4511
>> akiyoshiakahashi1@gmail.com
>> http://www.yushindo.co.jp
>>
>>
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