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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. TL View Post
    You ever think that maybe he just knocked one over on accident, then politely tried to place things back in order to comply with your overly-anal nature?
    not unless that one bottle that he knocked over had a domino effect on all the other bottles on my 5 story shelf

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    By the way folks, I am a bit the new guy on the block here, but let's not give the original poster such a hard time. He shared a slightly annoying to him, somewhat funny to us story, nothing bad to presume about him. My 2c.

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    Quote Originally Posted by eggy View Post
    I was considering making a new account named "Mr. Fix-It" and posting a new thread about how I have recently been introduced to the amazing world of fragrance...

    I hate being lazy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FullCollapse View Post
    Its not evil. Where I come from, if you did something like that you would be fired on the spot no questions asked. He was being PAID to do a job, and in that line of work you get paid AND you bill by the hour. So technically while the defendant was messing with the collection the OP was having to PAY him to do it. No he didnt hurt anyone, so thats why I didnt say I would have had him arrested, just fired. Let me ask you a question: At your place of employment, if you got caught wasting time doing something like this would you be fired?
    Not in my place of employment at least... i guess we are more liberal here near the North Pole. But i guess you didn't ask me and as i stated before yes, it would be really irritating if you find someone has been meddling your stuff...
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    If he tried them all, wouldn't there be a strong smell of perfume in the room when you arrived?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. TL View Post
    You ever think that maybe he just knocked one over on accident, then politely tried to place things back in order to comply with your overly-anal nature?
    I'm new to BN, but if this is the kind of comment that people leave to new posters, I will look for another forum. How rude!

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Personally I would be flattered and amused.

    This would be a great question for some sort of sociological study: whether finding this very wrong is tied to a culture and what kind of interpretations we should make about the results. I would probably expect people from US to be in average more upset than Europeans. Just a hunch.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Kill him...slowly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny_Ludlow View Post
    Personally I would be flattered and amused.

    This would be a great question for some sort of sociological study: whether finding this very wrong is tied to a culture and what kind of interpretations we should make about the results. I would probably expect people from US to be in average more upset than Europeans. Just a hunch.
    I'm a European and I would by very upset if any stranger went snooping around with my possessions. Please add this finding to your study. 😉

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Ok

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Maybe he knocked them over when jumping up and down on the bed?

    Can't know what plumbers are up to when nobody is around, really.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by Shiny Beast View Post
    Is it possible he moved them completely off the shelf as to not risk breaking anything?
    This was my thought too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RHM View Post
    This was my thought too.
    He must have taken a photo first then because the op has already said that they were all in the same place, just moved slightly. Sounds like a case for inspector Clouseau.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by Niffniffs View Post
    I'm new to BN, but if this is the kind of comment that people leave to new posters, I will look for another forum. How rude!
    New posters, old members, etc. if you're that overly sensitive you need to either toughen up a bit, or step outside more often. I'd say the same exact thing directly to anyone/anywhere.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Since he's inexperienced with Fragrance, his curiosity won out over his edict for no touching...
    Given our own obsession/near obsession with fragrances, heck, he's departed on his own learning curve. :-)

    Why not make a new friend and help him out on his new path of discovery? :-)

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. TL View Post
    New posters, old members, etc. if you're that overly sensitive you need to either toughen up a bit, or step outside more often. I'd say the same exact thing directly to anyone/anywhere.
    AGREED, I get tired of overly-sensitive people. I wouldn't want anyone fired for that, but I would never let anyone in my house if I wasn't there. I wouldn't want someone sticking their nose on the nozzle of a fragrance that I was going to spray on me.
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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Everyone calm down. What's the big deal?
    Time to unclog this thing and get on with our lives.
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Funny story!
    We assume that he is inexperienced with fragrance but who knows? He could be one of a frag-head... And a frag-head can't help sniffing

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. TL View Post
    New posters, old members, etc. if you're that overly sensitive you need to either toughen up a bit, or step outside more often. I'd say the same exact thing directly to anyone/anywhere.
    Would you mind not PM me to tell me to get over myself?

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    I'd NEVER let a workman in my place while I wasn't there.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    This thread keeps getting funnier and funnier. I apologize for my earlier comments saying I would have him fired. I wouldnt do that. I had about 4 or 5 drinks with dinner and then read this thread and got a little squirrely about the story. It would drive me nuts though as I am very protective about my personal space. There does seem to be a distinct line drawn in the sand about this issue.

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Sounds like a Fumehead in the early stages...

    Why don't you make a new friend and help him learn his new obsession...?
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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by FullCollapse View Post
    This thread keeps getting funnier and funnier. I apologize for my earlier comments saying I would have him fired. I wouldnt do that. I had about 4 or 5 drinks with dinner and then read this thread and got a little squirrely about the story. It would drive me nuts though as I am very protective about my personal space. There does seem to be a distinct line drawn in the sand about this issue.
    It is great to sit back and watch people from all over the world fight about a plumber touching perfumes.
    Want to trade - Chanel Platinum Egoiste for Dior Eau Sauvage...
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    Yeh, I need to get a life! But that's what happens when you have a 2 year old sleeping in bed! 😉

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    It is great to sit back and watch people from all over the world fight about a plumber touching perfumes.

    It's kind of fun isn't it...


    (OK, I need to get a life too.)

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    Eau de Cristopher Plumber?

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    Quote Originally Posted by heperd View Post
    It is great to sit back and watch people from all over the world fight about a plumber touching perfumes.
    THIS should be tweeted somewhere randomly! LOL, best thing I have read today. Reminds me of Deep Thoughts by Jack Handy
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    If you ever drop your keys into a river of molten lava, let'em go, because, man, they're gone.
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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    New thread! What cologne would Jack Handy wear and base it off of one of his sayings
    -Cologne is the only fashionable thing that fits me! (Me, circa 1997-present)
    http://www.youtube.com/860cologne

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    Default Re: It looks like the maintenance man had a fun time with my cologne collection.

    I am more intrigued with the phone cover being off by the bed.

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