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 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 12:11 am

Hoping there is a lot less coughing in the office than there was Friday.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:38 am

The sneezing is out of control today. I have counted 26 sneezes in the last 5 minutes.

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

Postby Hennessy » Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:59 am

Anonymous User wrote:The sneezing is out of control today. I have counted 26 sneezes in the last 5 minutes.


that must be incredibly taxing on the body. cougher needs a doctor asap.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 20, 2017 11:54 am

Sneezing has stopped.

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

Postby TooMuchTuna » Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Sneezing that often has to be a great ab workout. I wonder how many calories this person is burning while sneezing? Maybe it offsets the calories in the Cheez-Its?

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

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:19 pm

Sneezing has resumed. There is an office wide group text going on about it right now.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:00 pm

Can't make this stuff up.... for lunch the cougher supposedly brought in some leftover Thai food that was really spicy. Somehow, this caused him to go into a coughing and sneezing fit of rage. He has since gone home for the day.

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

Postby grand inquisitor » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:02 pm

this might have been covered itt, but this has got to be government, right?

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

Postby Roy McAvoy » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:38 pm

grand inquisitor wrote:this might have been covered itt, but this has got to be government, right?



Could be wrong but I don't think so. I believe it was implied a few pages back this is a patent agent or technical advisor (or some other sort of non-attorney expert). On mobile right now though so correct me if I'm wrong.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:43 pm

Not a government employee and not an attorney. Non-attorney expert is the closest description without potentially outing.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:59 pm

More strange coughing behavior happening today.

Instead of the loud and out of control outbursts, today it is quiet, short, but continual "huff" like coughs like he is trying to hold them in but losing a fight against his diaphragm.

"Huuh, huuuh, huuuh, huuuuh (pause) moof, moof, moof, moof, (pause) huuuuh, huuuh, huuuh, huh, huh, huh, huh."

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:12 am

Very heavy and frequent sneezing today. I hope it stops soon.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:23 am

The sneezing is now being followed by coughing, loud nose blowing, and loud throat clearing. I've got a feeling it is going to get interesting today.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:28 am

An email is being circulated through the office saying that they have already received several complaints from people about the disruptive noise including complaints that some employees in nearby cubicles can hear it even though they have headphones on with music playing.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:17 am

Apparently the cougher was asked to leave the office until he got the sneezing under control. I guess he said he was going to buy a soda, drink it, and that would help subside the sneezing. I'll keep you posted on whether or not it works.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:39 pm

The soda remedy actually worked. Everything has returned to normal.

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

Postby grixxlybear99 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:44 pm

Has this guy been slowly dying in your office the past couple months

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

Postby spud3000 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:24 pm

This is my favorite TLS thread, particularly the descriptions of the noises. I do hope, however, that the person does not have an actual life-threatening issue.

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

Postby Damage Over Time » Wed Aug 02, 2017 3:23 pm

this is the best thread I've ever read

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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:32 pm

This is actually a really annoying situation to deal with and it makes everyone around crabby and bitchy, so it sucks all around; however, I do find it to be a good outlet for my frustration to post on here.

There are also emails and group texts that go around when it gets out of hand.

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

Postby hopefuljumbo23 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:54 pm

spud3000 wrote:This is my favorite TLS thread, particularly the descriptions of the noises. I do hope, however, that the person does not have an actual life-threatening issue.


Yes pls continue updating us

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

Postby 1styearlateral » Wed Aug 02, 2017 5:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:More strange coughing behavior happening today.

"Huuh, huuuh, huuuh, huuuuh (pause) moof, moof, moof, moof, (pause) huuuuh, huuuh, huuuh, huh, huh, huh, huh."

My sides have reached orbit.


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

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:48 pm

The coughing/sneezing hasn't been bad at all since the last update. However, there was one recent outburst today.

It happened when the Cougher was in the employee common area / break room. In this area there is coffee, water, fridges, microwaves, chairs, magazines, newspapers, etc. There were quite a few people standing around eating breakfast foods and drinking coffee when the cougher entered and experienced an uncontrollable sneezing rage.

Ahhhhhchhhhhoooooo! Harrrrah, hrrrrrrahhhh, hhhrrrrraaaahhhh, hrrrraaahhhh, hrrraaaah, ACHOOOOO! Excuse...CHOOOO, hrrrraaaaahhhh, hhhhrrrrrraaaaahhh, hhhrrraaah, hrah, hrah, hrah, hrah, HHHRRRAAAAHHH!

He finally stepped out of the common area still sneezing.

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

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:01 pm

There hasn't been anything new to report lately. Hope it stays this way.



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