Tag Archives: cubical

Who is this!?

If you have the ability to forward voice-mails, then you have a tool of funny rivaling that of the squirting flower, hand-buzzer, seltzer bottle and cream pie all going off at once. If you don’t, then you either work far in the distant future, where phones have been replaced by telepathic resonance, or you work […]

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Muhnuh Muhnuh

If you find yourself feeling a little more mischievous than usual, this tactic will allow you to drop some psychic napalm that will ripple out and into the minds of everyone in your vicinity. Quite simply, you just need to sing “Muhnuh Muhnuh” once at some point during the wee, quiet hours of the morning. […]

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Google Images Save Lives

While we are by no means a fan of the fluffy email programs that decorate messages with obstructive background images and useless animations, we are also not fans of the basic outlook email system, which is, for lack of a better term, completely fucking boring. That’s why we here at Taupe Times highly suggest a […]

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Get Up, Stand Up!

“Come on man! Everyone’s doing it! Just have a seat in this cube here . . . for the rest of your life!” Readers of Taupe Times know that cubical ergonomics is a pet peeve of ours.  We have suggested in the past that sitting may well be the central cause of all evil and […]

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Pencil Neck

Are you bored with your sad cubicle life? Do you feel like you are in desperate need of fun and adventure? Well then . . . Drop that pen and pick up a brand new pencil!!!!! (number 2 that is)   What? That doesn’t sound exciting to you? You obviously have been in your cube […]

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Reply-Allcholism

Humans are naturally disposed to addiction – ask Coca Cola.  We’re also big fans of shortsightedness – skydiving anyone? Standing alone, these two qualities already get us into too much trouble. But, when the two meet, a synergistic catastrophe occurs that equates to something similar to the destruction of entire civilizations or, even worse, a […]

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Look Ma! No Pants!

Suits. They’re the nightmare, quintessential cliché for unoriginal thought and everything Taupe Times would love to eliminate from the paradigm of human existence.  So how can you avoid becoming merely another outfit of society?  Easy! Don’t change . . .your pants.   The suits would have you believe that success is reflected by the quality […]

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Whistle While You Work

You don’t have to be a cartoon midget in love with Snow White to enjoy the benefits of this tactic.  The goal here is to bring up your manna points with the flick of a switch. In your brain, that is. Science has demonstrated, on multiple occasions, that even if you are feeling down, you […]

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Cubicle Barista 101

During your tenure in the world of cubes (and in life in general), one of the greatest advantages you can give yourself is to be quirky and eccentric.  While you will initially be mocked by your cube mates, your odd behaviors, if not taken to the level of creepy, will be quite beneficial for a […]

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Axis and Allies

In any war, establishing your allies is key to winning. The battlefield of the cube-farm is no different.  Do not fool yourself into thinking otherwise! Fooooooool! It is critical that you seek out those co-workers, who feel the same overwhelming fear and perplexity upon hearing terms like “pow-wow” and “one-off”(see blog entry, entitled “Douchespeak”).  In […]

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