Don't eat at your office desk

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Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Shorty » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:03 am

I know many office workers eat at their desk. It's a filthy habit.

Office Space More Of A Hot Spot For Germs Than A Toilet Seat
http://www.medicaldaily.com/clean-your- ... eat-313738

"In comparison to office toilets, which contains 49 microbes, or “germs” per square inch, office telephones harbor over 25,000 germs per square inch, while keyboards and computer mice contain between 1,000 to 3,000 germs. Not washing your hands, eating at your desk, and not sanitizing your desk all contribute to the high volume of germs found at an office desk."

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby massimo » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:12 am

Yet we all manage to continue living. Wonder what the measure of "germs/in^2" is inside my mouth, or gut?

Junk science meant to scare people into hiring a cleaning company, fantastic.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Kenneth Burns » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:13 am

True story, I am reading this while eating lunch at my office desk.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby snoqueen » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:14 am

You're dead and you just don't know it yet.

Who worries about this stuff?

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Wed Oct 21, 2015 11:18 am

Shorty wrote:I know many office workers eat at their desk. It's a filthy habit.

Eating is a filthy habit. So is breathing.
Other things to avoid: touching things, being close to other people or animals, lying in bed, being outside.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby O.J. » Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:36 pm

Shorty wrote:Office Space More Of A Hot Spot For Germs Than A Toilet Seat


If you really wanted to make a difference, you would get this tattooed on your forehead.

#alltalknoaction

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Bwis53 » Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:46 pm

There are precautions you can take to safely eat lunch at your desk. I did so for years.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby jman111 » Wed Oct 21, 2015 12:48 pm

I actually ate OUTSIDE once and lived to tell about it.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:17 pm

Clorox wipes people!

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby fennel » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:21 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:Clorox wipes people!
Soylent Green is people!

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby O.J. » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:21 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:Clorox wipes people!


They do? Those bastards! I, for one, will switch to Lysol wipes. Thanks for the advice, Flanders.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Ned Flanders » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:29 pm

Many of you could benefit from a Clorox Wipes wipedown.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Roy » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:30 pm

I think they are for external use only, and would have little effect on the mind.

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Prof. Wagstaff » Wed Oct 21, 2015 1:41 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:Clorox wipes people!

Yeah... this just makes things worse in the long run. Those things kill 99% of the bacteria and leave behind the nastiest ones which then reproduce and fill the space left by the more benign stuff you just wiped away. Don't do this.

Roy wrote:I think they are for external use only, and would have little effect on the mind.

OK, now that's funny!

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Re: Don't eat at your office desk

Postby Henry Vilas » Wed Oct 21, 2015 3:22 pm

The typical kitchen has more germs than the typical bathroom. So don't eat in your kitchen. Go to the throne room instead.


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