Don't overwork yourself in an office.

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Sep 30, 2011
  1. Xuphor
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    I've always told people not to overwork, especially in office environments. This definetly prooves my point.

    Seriously, how the hell could any company do this? [​IMG]
     


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    I can't believe 23 people didn't notice a man was dead..
     
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    at his age? I doubt he was laughing it up in the office social circle so it seems reasonable that he was ignored. still terrible though considering when you die you poop and you would think on the fourth day someone would ask the guy why he smelt aweful.
     
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    More like stop being such a socially awkward penguin and get yourself noticed, if you don't do anything, nobody is going to bother with you.
     
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    What really confuses me is that those work environments often have meetings, and work "projects" that have to be done by the end of the week.

    It seems like someone would have checked on him when he neither attended meetings, nor did ANY work on his project at the end of the week.
     
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    It's not like he was killed by overworking, nor is it the company's fault. He died by a heart attack and he willfully overworked.

    Although I don't get why nobody noticed, even with his boss' reasoning.
     
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    It's a fast and busy environment, if you're not at the top of the ladder, you ain't worth the time to be checked why you didn't attend meetings.

    And it says he was a proof reader, sounds like a really lame job that nobody will care much about.
     
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    People would care about it....It's so there is no mistakes in the articles and whatnot..
     
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    Doesn't dead people smell/ excrete waste and stuff from their body?
    I mean, 5 days..
     
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    How sad...to die in stress. Maybe he just wanted to receive some type of promotion or consolation.
     
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    I don't think stress is the case. The guy was 51 and according to the article, he worked there for 30 years. He was definitely enjoying his work. He died of a heart attack; it's not like stress is the only factor.
     
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    Oh shit. Wow, hard to think people wouldn't notice that.
     
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    It's kinda sad to know that this guy went through about an entire week of work and nobody talked to him. Just goes to show what kinda dump he worked in the first place. Anti-social bastards.
     
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    Overwork?

    Maybe this means that he contributed so little that the difference in output between him being alive and dead was almost nothing.
     
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    This simply illustrates that HE was not paid any attention, not that anyone would be the same. If I'm not in for the day all my co-workers know. But that's because I'm cool and liked [​IMG] j/k. Really this must be that his coworkers just didn't care about him. Wouldn't apply to everyone if you work hard.
     
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    On a semi-related note...

    When I was 18 I delivered pizzas for a local chain. After having a few consecutive days off I worked a closing shift on a Friday and had to open on Saturday. As I was leaving I noticed a car in the parking lot (we shared a lot with a fairly busy bowling alley) and a man appeared to be sleeping in it. I figured he just got trashed at the bowling alley and was sleeping it off...

    I came in to open the next morning and the car was still there. I decided to go check on the guy, see if he was okay. It was like watching a movie in slow motion, pieces of the puzzle starting appearing with each step towards the car until I finally saw the rifle he was hunched over.

    Called 911.

    Called my boss to let him know what was going on. He said he noticed the car there on Monday (from the looks of the body that sounded about right).

    So, this guy killed himself, in a parking lot, and no one noticed him there for 5 days. People were parked all around him Friday night... And no one noticed.

    So while this story is bullshit...I know for a fact that this can happen.
     
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    That... not going to lie, that sounds pretty horrible.
     

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