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    Viral meningitis is 2017's "elevated liver enzymes"

    Did CZW ever have a match with the stip that the loser would get a communicable disease? Or was that actually every match? And not just the loser?

  4. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    Exactly. I should have clarified when I wrote last week that, in the training I take every year, it's stressed that inappropriate behavior is subjective BUT it also has to be part of a pattern. For example, if two male coworkers are making lewd sexual jokes to each other and a female coworker overhears and is offended, it's not necessarily harassment. If that situation goes to HR, the guys will be asked to stop. If they continue, then it starts getting into the realm of harassment. This also speaks to the ridiculous "accidentally accused" thing. No HR department worth its salt is going to go ham on a guy for doing something one time (unless he pulls out his dick at a meeting or something). So how can a guy say something he thinks is innocuous and have his career ruined? Unless your company has ridiculous standards, you're getting told "don't say that shit again" and sent on your way.
  5. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    This is an insane company and you should have just left at that point. HR getting involved in who is or is not making friends is way over the line. A PSA to anyone: HR is not your friend. They are there to: 1) Make employees think someone is on their side, keeping them docile and serving as an early warning system to the company, letting them keep tabs on employees who may be thinking of leaving or making trouble. 2) Cover a company's ass, from a legal perspective So if something is going bad at your company for you, and it's not actionable (i.e. you're not in a protected class and being harassed), your best bet is to get your resume ready and get moving, because HR is not there to help you. HR will only help you IF you have an issue that you can sue over.

    Somebody told him, "if you're going to be a world champion, act like a world champion." Unfortunately, he took that to meant emulating Ric Flair's financial decision-making skills.
  7. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    Edit: never mind
  8. We Will Never Stop Talking About Kaep

    That graphic is awesome. I'd gladly take Kaep and, for a second, thought he would end up with the Ravens, but Steve Bisciotti is a greasy coward.

    From one god level paranoid to another....I don't even use wifi at home. Why extend your network literally into the air in and outside your home? Why not just put an ethernet jack on your outside wall with a neon sign pointing to it?
  10. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    And you don't think that's maybe an extreme example of something going too far and maybe you shouldn't use it to frame your entire opinion? Also, what does this example have to do with accidentally being accused of sexual harassment?
  11. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    Those are the rules, man. Established because everyone has different boundaries and it's easier to say, "if you're unsure, just don't" than it is to lay out every conceivable situation or comment that qualifies as "inappropriate" or "harassment." And yes, by that rule, anything could be harassment. But it doesn't really work that way in the real world. I can tell you that nobody tries the "whatever I think is harassment is harassment" approach. I know my HR Director would shut down anybody arguing "he didn't say anything outwardly weird or sexual, I just didn't like the way he said 'hello'" very quickly. Like I said, the rule doesn't exist that way to create some safe haven where poor innocent men can be accused with impunity. It's there so anyone with half a brain will know to err on the side of caution. It seems you have this weird image of predatory women just looking for something to use as a harassment claim, or outright just lying to get one going. As @Greggulator just said, I doubt that really happens. This isn't "Disclosure."

    Also, while taking advantage of the International Date Line to work 372 days per year, Hogan picked up some extra Yen moonlighting as Leatherface#2 in FMW because Linda really wanted a kitchen remodel. He and Cactus Jack had a few matches during that period, I'd assume.
  13. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    As a middle manager who has to take mandatory sexual harassment training annually, I have to say that it is. It's absolutely subjective, but the test for "inappropriate" is: "did the person you said it to find it inappropriate?" I mean, it has to be within reason. You can't get called on the carpet because someone thought you saying "hi" was sexually suggestive (unless you had your hand down your pants when you said it). But it gets the point across that, if there's even a question in your mind as to how something might be taken, just don't say it. As you said, err on the side of caution.
  14. Sexual Assault and Harassment in Hollywood

    Thanks for this. Your reply was better than the 5-6 I wrote and then deleted. What you said is completely accurate and even extends to normal work friendships. I'm at a level with people in my department where we'll make off the cuff comments, jokes, etc. that HR would find inappropriate, but we all know each other and are fine with it. When we're in the company of people who aren't in our group, we just don't talk like that. It's really not that difficult. I just got out of a meeting with my boss where we were joking around about some stuff. We're not going to talk the same way around the CEO. I think the Venn diagram of "people who don't know how to keep inappropriate conversations away from mixed company" and "people who can't help but say shitty things to women" is a perfect circle. Defending this shit with "well actually it's really easy to accidentally be accused of harassment" is some MRA bullshit.
  15. MR. ROBOT

    There's already a Mr. Robot thread, by the way