What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 05, 2017 3:06 pm

The cougher had another horrible bout of coughing this afternoon and ended up going home "sick."

The commotion caused by the coughing this afternoon was minor when compared to what has happened in the past; however, rumor has it that any time there are serious coughing fits the cougher can take the remainder of the day off work to deal with it as it causes too much disruption in the office.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby B90 » Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:The cougher had another horrible bout of coughing this afternoon and ended up going home "sick."

The commotion caused by the coughing this afternoon was minor when compared to what has happened in the past; however, rumor has it that any time there are serious coughing fits the cougher can take the remainder of the day off work to deal with it as it causes too much disruption in the office.

Thank you so much for keeping us posted! I admit to checking this thread once a week or so for the express purpose of finding an update on the cougher or another similar anecdote from another member/victim of "the [legal] profession."

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 27, 2017 9:42 am

I thought I would bump this thread to share the news that all coughing, hacking, and sneezing has been non-existent for a few weeks now. Rumor has it that they Cheezit binge eating has also disappeared. We are all hopeful that this will now become the new normal.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby TooMuchTuna » Wed Sep 27, 2017 11:12 am

Wow. Was not expecting this ending.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby grand inquisitor » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:53 pm

TooMuchTuna wrote:Wow. Was not expecting this ending.

i guessed it would end, like most great american stories, in death or a wrongful termination lawsuit.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby TooMuchTuna » Wed Sep 27, 2017 2:43 pm

grand inquisitor wrote:
TooMuchTuna wrote:Wow. Was not expecting this ending.

i guessed it would end, like most great american stories, in death or a wrongful termination lawsuit.


I had my fingers crossed.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Nagster5 » Wed Sep 27, 2017 5:21 pm

Have you considered writing a novelization of these event? If so, has anyone discussed movie rights?

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:55 am

Nagster5 wrote:Have you considered writing a novelization of these event? If so, has anyone discussed movie rights?


I have thought about doing both. I think there is a lot of potential for a Netfilx or HBO series here. Maybe one season and done.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 05, 2017 10:57 am

There is another coughing bout occurring. As others in the office have pointed out, the cougher is very aware of the noises he is making and is trying his best to muffle or reduce the sound. It sound like this:

"mufff.....muffff......muuuffff.....muff...muff...mufff...muff...muf..muff........muuuufffffffffffffff.....muf,muf,muf,muf,muf,muf.......MUUUHHHMMMPPP."

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Danger Zone » Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:46 pm

It begins again!

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby spud3000 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:07 pm

One month from the last fit and on a full moon... Perhaps his anti-werewolf transformation meds have side-effects?

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby EncyclopediaOrange » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:There is another coughing bout occurring. As others in the office have pointed out, the cougher is very aware of the noises he is making and is trying his best to muffle or reduce the sound. It sound like this:

"mufff.....muffff......muuuffff.....muff...muff...mufff...muff...muf..muff........muuuufffffffffffffff.....muf,muf,muf,muf,muf,muf.......MUUUHHHMMMPPP."


What does the fox say?

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:29 am

Quick update on the cougher:

I don't see much of the cougher anymore. He is still employed, but has been relocated to a different portion of the office. However, there are now complaints coming from the people in the area in which he was relocated to.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:12 pm

I have a co-worker who has been coughing for at least 2 years. Our supervisor says she has talked to her and she is not sick. It sounds like she's choking sometimes, the cough is so deep. Some days are worse than others...sometimes she coughs every 30 seconds. She has asthma but claims there is nothing she can do for the coughing. It's extremely distracting and it has adversely affected my work. I do wonder if something is wrong with her besides the asthma. I do have friends and family who have asthma who say the only time they cough like that is while they're sick. I would ask to be moved but there's no where else to go!

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Danger Zone » Thu Dec 14, 2017 4:43 pm

Could be a tick too. My brother has a condition that makes him cough as a tick.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:36 am

Anonymous User wrote:I have a co-worker who has been coughing for at least 2 years. Our supervisor says she has talked to her and she is not sick. It sounds like she's choking sometimes, the cough is so deep. Some days are worse than others...sometimes she coughs every 30 seconds. She has asthma but claims there is nothing she can do for the coughing. It's extremely distracting and it has adversely affected my work. I do wonder if something is wrong with her besides the asthma. I do have friends and family who have asthma who say the only time they cough like that is while they're sick. I would ask to be moved but there's no where else to go!


I don't think many people actually realize how distracting and frustrating it can be to have to deal with this. It without a doubt adversely affects the work of many people around this person.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:36 am

It must be cold, cough, and flu season because the coughing is back at full bore today and was yesterday as well.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby pancakes3 » Tue Jan 09, 2018 10:43 am

i've been coughing for about a week now and i could just commit seppuku i'm so damn embarrassed.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:25 pm

A situation occurred in the office today. It was believed that the cougher was actually choking on something, but he was actually just choking on water that he had drank to try and help with a coughing spell he was having. Some co-workers heard the commotion and ran to render aid. Apparently they were ready to administer the Heimlich maneuver.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby jingosaur » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:A situation occurred in the office today. It was believed that the cougher was actually choking on something, but he was actually just choking on water that he had drank to try and help with a coughing spell he was having. Some co-workers heard the commotion and ran to render aid. Apparently they were ready to administer the Heimlich maneuver.


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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby jacketyellow » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:A situation occurred in the office today. It was believed that the cougher was actually choking on something, but he was actually just choking on water that he had drank to try and help with a coughing spell he was having. Some co-workers heard the commotion and ran to render aid. Apparently they were ready to administer the Heimlich maneuver.


I really hate this thread.

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Re: What Do You Do About Someone In Your Office Constantly Coughing and Clearing Throat?

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jan 12, 2018 12:17 am

jacketyellow wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:A situation occurred in the office today. It was believed that the cougher was actually choking on something, but he was actually just choking on water that he had drank to try and help with a coughing spell he was having. Some co-workers heard the commotion and ran to render aid. Apparently they were ready to administer the Heimlich maneuver.


I really hate this thread.


You don’t have to keep reading it.





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