Location, Location, Location.

@WorDazza (10105)
Manchester, England
April 29, 2016 11:46am CST
Today I took what many would say was my rightful place alongside two of the scientific greats. Charles Darwin forever changed our knowledge regarding the origin of the various species on Earth and Stephen Hawking is still changing the way we view the universe. So what is it that has placed me alongside such illustrious company? Was it my invention of the high-heeled sock maybe? Or could it have been my improvements in small rodent buffing techniques that have seen throughput go through the roof in rodent buffing salons across Central and South America? Rather surprisingly, it's neither of these. Today, the two new meeting rooms that have been rather noisily constructed about three feet away from my desk for the past few weeks have finally had their name plates fitted. So thanks to our company policy of naming meeting rooms after eminent scientists I now sit proudly between Darwin and Hawking!!
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@TheHorse (66043)
• Pleasant Hill, California
29 Apr 16
Congratulations! But do tell us more about rodent buffing. Perhaps it is something I could pursue when I retire from psychology.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
29 Apr 16
Can't possibly reveal anything just yet. Patent pending!!!
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@TheHorse (66043)
• Pleasant Hill, California
5 May 16
@WorDazza Ah, of course. I understand.
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@DianneN (78466)
• United States
29 Apr 16
Congratulations for sitting so close to such illustrious men. Now, more about that high-heeled sock.
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• United States
30 Apr 16
ha! I said the same thing!
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
The high-heeled sock! A masterpiece in engineering combining the glamour and elegance of the high heeled shoe but with the comfort and cosiness of the carpet slipper. Brings a touch of comfortable elegance to any evening in.
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@DianneN (78466)
• United States
3 May 16
@WorDazza LOL! Stunning, I'm sure!
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@Drosophila (16711)
• Ireland
29 Apr 16
Darwin, HUGO, and Hawking sounded better mate
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
I'm going with @jaboUK on this one (see below).
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@Drosophila (16711)
• Ireland
2 May 16
@WorDazza already did :p Hugo is better xD
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
@Drosophila And you said he looked like a girl!!!! Trying to get in his good books now eh???
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@allknowing (65317)
• India
30 Apr 16
Hope you will get to benefit by your seating position - perhaps you might finally tell us where we come from. and discover another planet. Good luck. One never knows.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
The only benefit I get is the draught from the rooms when someone opens the doors. They haven't sorted the heating in them yet!!
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@jaboUK (54046)
• United Kingdom
29 Apr 16
Darwin, Dazza and Hawking - it has a certain ring to it. A firm of solicitors perhaps or a pop group?
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Solicitors??? Oh please! As if I would ever sink so low.
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• Preston, England
29 Apr 16
such excellent illustrious company
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
That's exactly what Hawking says!!
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@Inlemay (16601)
• South Africa
23 May 16
Where have you been? no more writing and ranting?
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
23 May 16
Real life has been getting in the way lately. Nothing life-threatening just very time-consuming stuff that has had to be dealt with. Should be back in the groove imminently!!
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@Inlemay (16601)
• South Africa
23 May 16
@WorDazza wonderful news - we have missed you
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
23 May 16
@Inlemay Then you should aim better shouldn't you!!!
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@peavey (16640)
• United States
29 Apr 16
Congratulations! Now, what is your interest in South America? Are there no rodents elsewhere?
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
There are indeed rodents elsewhere. It just seems to be the wily old South Americans who have capitalised on the rodent buffing market.
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@peavey (16640)
• United States
2 May 16
@WorDazza I see! (Now, if I knew what "rodent buffing" meant, I'd look a lot smarter. )
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@peavey (16640)
• United States
3 May 16
@WorDazza Thanks for the warning!
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@Dragonairy1 (1414)
• Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
2 May 16
You're in good company.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
3 May 16
As are they!!
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• Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
4 May 16
@WorDazza of course
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@pgntwo (21659)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
29 Apr 16
The Beagle and A Black Hole either side of you...
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
So that's why it's so hard to leave my desk. I'm obviously perilously close to the event horizon.
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@pgntwo (21659)
• Derry, Northern Ireland
2 May 16
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@JudyEv (123426)
• Bunbury, Australia
30 Apr 16
Do you have your own room? And if so, what is on your nameplate? :)
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Managing Director! Not really!!!
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@CRK109 (14465)
• United States
29 Apr 16
I wish I'd had high heeled socks when I was younger! Do you have photos? :D Congratulations on your latest success! You should go and have a photo taken with Hawking. I'm sure he'd be pleased. :D
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Hawking bothers me all the time. Running all sorts of things past me before he makes them public. To be honest he's a bit of a pest!!!
@Platespinner (16521)
• Winston Salem, North Carolina
29 Apr 16
If they are both about three feet from your desk...your office space must be very confined! I'm getting claustrophobic just thinking about it!
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
It's not too bad! I'm one one side of a thoroughfare with the office doors on the other side. I do get a bit of traffic passing my desk but I usually stick my headphones on.
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@Corbin5 (106697)
• United States
29 Apr 16
I have read about your work on the high-heeled sock and the rodent-buffing techniques, and I am stunned by your brilliance! Darwin and Hawking may be nearby, but they have nothin' on you!
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
At last. Someone who recognises my true genius. You may want to consider therapy
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@DeborahDiane (21734)
• Laguna Woods, California
30 Apr 16
That is a very prestigious location ... between Darwin and Hawking!
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
But unfortunately a geographically awful location. I'm constantly disturbed by people going in and out of the meeting rooms!!!
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• Laguna Woods, California
3 May 16
@WorDazza - That would be very annoying!
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
3 May 16
@DeborahDiane It's OK when I'm doing something that doesn't require deep thought as I just listen to music to drown it out.
@Dishari (700)
30 Apr 16
Ha ha! Congratulations! You must have worked hard for this achievement! :p
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Well it has taken me 30 years to get there. Not sure it was worth it
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@Dishari (700)
2 May 16
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• United States
30 Apr 16
Cute. So, do you have a door, and your name on it too?
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Cubicle 1 in the gents is probably about the best I can hope for!!
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• United States
2 May 16
@WorDazza Cute. Since I was a teacher, I always had a door. Not always a window, though.
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@vandana7 (65124)
• India
5 May 16
Sandwiched. Wonder how you keep their egos in check.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
6 May 16
They usually just accept my intellectual superiority and do as I say.
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@maxen07 (889)
• Philippines
1 May 16
Reminds me of when I was in a Catholic high school where our sections are named after Catholic saints. In my senior year, I was in St.John Bosco. The other seven sections of the senior year were also named after saints.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
We had four sections rather unimaginatively named after the points of the compass!!!
@Chellezhere (1396)
• United States
30 Apr 16
Sounds like a great place to be stuck in the middle with you.
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@WorDazza (10105)
• Manchester, England
2 May 16
Darwin's beginning to smell a little though and Hawking is forever trying to get me to proof read his latest theories!!!