These Photos Prove Just How Crazy Working in an Office Can Be
Spending 40 hours a week at work can be quite boring and monotonous. However, when good people and fun coworkers surround you, the time can pass very quickly. These photos prove just how much fun it can be to work in an office.
Everyone loves free food in the break room. However, this is a little deceptive. Some people may even say it’s a bit mean.
The Rule Breaker
While this employee respects the rules of his office, he can’t help but play a prank on the manager. So, he took the rule literally and printed a large picture of Steve Jobs.
Living Like Royalty
You want to make your office space comfortable. This employee decided the best way to make his desk feel like home is buy building a castle around it.
Debbie the Food Stealer
Apparently Debbie has a habit of taking someone else’s food even when they put their name on it. So to counteract they decided to put notes letting Debbie know that this food is not for her. Looks like Debbie is going to be hungry at lunch.
It’s important to get daily exercise into your routine. However, that can be difficult when you’re sitting at a desk for 8 hours a day. So, these employees created a little golf course to stay entertained and somewhat active.
Things have definitely changed in office culture in the last 60 years. Back then, women were only seen as secretaries. Now, women are in positions of power and showing the world who’s boss.
This manager really shot himself in the foot when he hung up this sign. Even though he made a rule stating that nobody was to use thumbtacks in the wall, he used thumbtacks. Now his employees are calling him out to no end.
A Kevin Sandwich
Memes are always relevant. This person decided to make his coworkers laugh when they opened the fridge. We sure hope there isn’t an employee named Kevin who works there.
The Spoon Scoop
It looks like we have some germ phobic people working in this office. They even created a scoop to pick up spoons from the drawer so people wouldn’t touch the other spoons. Seems a little excessive.
Nobody likes to see an “out of order” sign on things they use everyday in the office. One employee was getting impatient and decided to send their message of frustration loud and clear.
It seems that food stealing is pretty common in office culture. This victim of food theft chose to instill fear in the thief. We can only hope that he’s joking.
This employee had called out for a week due to a bad case of food poisoning. So, his coworkers made his desk into a crime scene when he came back.
Some people love the ideas of cubicles, others like collaboration. This employee needs even more privacy when it comes to his cubicle so he made some renovations to it.
This punny prank won’t hurt anyone, just leave some people disappointed when they see that the chicken strips aren’t edible. Well, you could eat them, but they definitely wouldn’t taste like chicken.
There is nothing worse than having a broken coffee pot in the office. How do you expect everyone to be productive? At least they can wake up themselves up with a good laugh thanks to these notes.
If you didn’t already have to pee, you do now! Someone stuck a cardboard cutout of Mr. Bean in the bathroom to give people quite a scare.
No Sarcasm Here
This office has a problem when it comes to dealing with sarcasm. Apparently people just can’t hold their tongues anymore.
This printer lives quite an exciting life. It’s always partying like Bob Marley did. It just jams out all day long, no matter how many responsibilities it has.
There are some actors that you just can’t stand. So, for this woman’s birthday, her coworkers covered her desk with pictures of her most hated actor, Nicholas Cage. That’s a lot of eyes looking at you.
Save the Spoilers
Remember when Game of Thrones was all the rage and everyone would talk about it? Well, in an office you had to make sure that you were caught up or people would be sure to ruin it for you. This person made sure his coworkers knew that he didn’t watch it and politely asked for them to refrain from spoiling it for him.
This employee is pretty adamant on not sharing his milk. He’s so passionate about it that he even locked the lid to the container and only he has the key. We can only wonder if he wears the key around his neck.
Sometimes it can feel like you live at your office. When this employee was stuck working overtime, he decided to create an entire house for himself around his desk complete with a front garden.
One skill everyone should learn is time management. It helps when you break down your tasks into certain times of the day. However, this schedule doesn’t look to be the most productive.
The Post It Note Prank
Is your office feeling a little drab and could use a pop of color? Just stick some Post It notes everywhere to brighten it up. It’s great because it’s easy, cheap, and not permanent.
This employee likes to keep his inner child alive by creating a ball pit around his desk. When he gets frustrated or bored, he just plays in the pit until he feels inspired to work again.
The Office Pet
This employee decided to get a little creative when it came to the stain on the carpet in his cubicle. He now has an office pet that resides with him.
Beware of the Programmers
Every department has a certain stereotype. The programming department embraces their stereotype and posted this sign outside of their office. Remember to announce yourself.
It’s important to check your spelling before posting a note to the entire office. One little spelling mistake and you may never live it down. Take this manager, for example.
To stay entertained at work, this employee made his computer background fit his coworker’s position perfectly. Now he just has to stay like that all day long.
There are some things that you can’t let bother you when working in an office. This employee was a little too caught up about his reindeer mug, he was just asking for his coworkers to be sarcastic about it.
Adding Some Greenery
This employee decided that she needed some greenery in her office space. So, she made her entire desk into a little lawn complete with a flamingo. She’s definitely getting some fresh, purified air.
This employee made himself known as the burger guy. So, he made his desk to look like an In-N-Out Burger. His coworkers can come up and order food from him for lunch. Talk about a great side hustle.
Have You Seen Me?
This is a pretty simple and stupid joke, but will sure make you chuckle. Hopefully these tabs are all gone by the end of the day.
This food thief took a note from primetime murder shows by posting this note on the fridge. Apparently someone is going to really miss their toaster strudel today.
In case of emergency, stay calm and run! Whoever thought up of this evacuation plan has pretty good common sense.
The Ben’s Room
There are a lot of Bens that work in this office, so they decided to change the sign for the men’s room to the Bens’ room. Good luck to everyone else that isn’t named Ben.
All you hear coming from the bathroom is someone yelling “Paper towel please!” over and over again until they realize it’s an office prank. It’s great for tricking new employees.
Push All the Buttons
There are some buttons that you just can’t help but push. This employee was very clear about not pressing buttons, but their coworker clearly couldn’t resist.
The danger of writing notes on things is that someone can simply edit or revise it. This coworker clearly thinks they have a good sense of humor.
The Spider Snatcher
Some people just can’t bring themselves to killing spiders. So, this employee decided to capture the spider under a cup and leave it there for someone else to kill. Looks like they waited a little too long, though.
Thank You for Flushing
Well, at least we know that most everyone flushed the toilet when they were finished using it. It’s only common courtesy.
Obviously someone really enjoys eating ketchup with their lunch everyday and then leaves it in the trash for everyone to smell throughout the day. So, this employee took a stand and called them out. Clearly the message was received poorly.
During a video conference call with a client, these employees decided to dress up like Power Rangers and give their presentation. We can only hope that the costumes helped make the sale.
People love to decorate their desks with pictures and personalized touches. This employee is not afraid to show her love of cats because they are everywhere.
Just a Bite
How many times have you walked into the break room, wanted a piece of food but only wanted a bite of it? Well, this employee was unashamed when it came to just taking a small piece.