Do you have personal stuff in the office?

@youless (90036)
Guangzhou, China
August 2, 2007 9:09am CST
When I started to work here, I didn't have any personal stuff. Even I used a bottle to drink rather than a cup. I thought if I had my personal stuff here, that means to say I would like to continue to work. Now I have more personal stuff in the office. Such as my son's photo, cosmetics, glass, snacks etc.
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@twils2 (1821)
• United States
6 Aug 07
Hi Youless, since I got my own desk and filing cabinet I have brought a few personal items to work. I have a shaving kit, a few pictures on my desk, just a few little things to make it a bit more comfortable. Take care, Terry
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
6 Aug 07
That sounds nice, thanks for your reply.
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@bluishrose (2291)
• Philippines
5 Aug 07
Eversince i work its not my habit to bring personal stuff in the workplace. I don't know why but im not at ease leaving my personal stuff.
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
6 Aug 07
Thanks for your response.
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• Malaysia
3 Aug 07
hmm..i have things like a mug, cosmetics, facial blotters, chocolates, biscuits, earphones, a jacket and a mouse for my laptop. i also have some stationeries that i bring from home, like a mechanical pencil and its lead hehe..
@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
3 Aug 07
I forgot to mention that I also have a clothes in the office:)
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@maddysmommy (16236)
• United States
2 Aug 07
When I did work I had a photo of my son on my desk and the wall behind me, I also had my own coffee mug and I think that was it.
@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
3 Aug 07
Thanks for your response.
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• United States
2 Aug 07
My office is cluttered with personal stuff. I have my own personalized calendar on the wall with digital photos, a picture of my wife and I, some Star Wars figures on the shelves over my desk, a bottle of roasted peanuts to snack on while I am working, and even my laptop, which I bring to work with me everyday so that I can do double the work by having two separate computers up. I kinda see it the way you do, that by putting personal stuff it's a resignation that I am going to stay here for a while, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. But I figure if I am spending 40 hours a week here that I should be comfortable and like my surroundings.
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
3 Aug 07
I'm surprised to learn that you even bring the laptop to the office. Your boss may be satisfied with it:)
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@cher913 (25893)
• Canada
2 Aug 07
i do have a few things such as pictures of my kids and sunflower seeds and handcreme in my desk, but thats about it...i do have a bottle of water in the fridge, but we also have a water fountain, so i dont use it that much.
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
2 Aug 07
Thanks for your reply.
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@chnworld (149)
• India
2 Aug 07
I use lots of personal stuffs in my office..lots of...first of all, all my personal books I keep in my ofice drawer; books starting from my work related to novels everything...I have also kept a coffee mug on my desk...two photo albums. I also use my handsfree also in my office..
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
2 Aug 07
I think you enjoy working in your company because you have lots of personal stuff there:)
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• Canada
6 Aug 07
I work at home, so yes, I guess you could say my office is full of pesonal stuff. As a writer I can work anywhere I please from my desk at home, to my favourite table at the cafe across the street. I like this way of working much better than sitting in an office all day.
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@youless (90036)
• Guangzhou, China
7 Aug 07
It is so nice to meet a writer here:)