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    I see. I guess I was too worried that if I used a thicker type face, it will compete with the name too much. I could definitely try though....
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  • Working when not sober?

    I must say, creatively, some of my best work is when I have been less than sober.

    When is it ok to let my employers know this? And can they supply me?

    Technically though, it's a shambles. So maybe, I do all the technical stuff in the morning, after lunch is the creative less sober period.

    What say you?

    (We starting drinking early at my work at every Friday) I'm sitting at my mac with a beer beside me
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

  • #2
    When you say 'technically though, it's a shambles," do you mean that when you're putting your design into the computer that you don't set the file up efficiently? Because if that's the case I'd just say drink away when you're in the brainstorm/sketching phase, and go sober when you know you have to be working on the computer.

    I'm confused if your employers are or aren't aware that you're drinking at work. I'm not sure what the code of 'work rules' is in New Zealand or where you work, but I'd be in deep doodoo even if they saw me smoking a cigarette on their property. (Public school district ::sigh:

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    • #3
      there was a thing a while back (I'll see if i can find a link to it) where an artist took LSD and tried to draw pics at hourly intervals... some of the best work was when he was fully high... intoxication is a real tool to help progression and is mightily underestimated IMO!

      here we go... check THESE out!!
      http://www.cowboybooks.com.au/html/acidtrip1.html
      The beginning is always today.

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      • #4
        Our bosses pay for all our alcohol at work. I think the drinking culture is different in New Zealand. While not all business start drinking at 3.30pm on a Friday afternoon, my company does! Ah...I love my work. They stock the fridge on Friday mornings for the purpose of socialising/team building on Friday afternoons.

        I think our regulars now know what Friday afternoon deadlines are to be laughed at...They often come over to visit on Fridays though. Drinking is a great way to end the week. Especially after a stressful one!

        I used to paint a lot while high. Best stuff came from there. I don't paint anymore...I also don't get high anymore...Maybe that's why?
        It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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        • #5
          if i move to NZ could you find me a job in your company?
          The beginning is always today.

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          • #6
            I will go to work one day, work all day on this design and not quite be happy with it.

            I go home, I roll one up and after a bit come up with a greater idea in ten minutes. Now I am not saying I need the first to get to the second as I have come up with good ideas without puffin' one down. But it does feed the creative juices in my brain.

            I'm at my creative peaks in the early morning till about 2pm. Or if painting and sketching I just click on and off. Can paint for 4 days solid ( i mean all day and into late nights), then not again for a month.

            I use to work for a music magazine and every thurs and friday the boss would walk in with a 2-4 of beers and after 3pm it was fair game. We would hang at the office (it was a fun office) until about 8 and then attend a Record Release Party of (insert bandname here) and get in free with no lineup (due to our media passes). We would schmooze with other people in the industry and get wasted on company money.
            Sounds good huh? It was until I showed up for work one day (about 8months later) and boss told me he couldn't pay me anymore (short version). Dream job go bye bye.
            "You're just jealous because YOUR hat doesn't have a clock in it!"

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            • #7
              Originally posted by captain spanky
              there was a thing a while back (I'll see if i can find a link to it) where an artist took LSD and tried to draw pics at hourly intervals... some of the best work was when he was fully high... intoxication is a real tool to help progression and is mightily underestimated IMO!

              here we go... check THESE out!!
              http://www.cowboybooks.com.au/html/acidtrip1.html

              Quote: study - "Upon completing the drawing the patient starts laughing, then becomes startled by something on the floor."

              LMAO
              "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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              • #8
                Danger Mouse that sounds like it was a sweet job. Maybe it would have been sweeter if the boss had handled the management side just a little better and maybe he would have been able to afford to keep you on.

                Captain, we have heaps of work for you if you would like to be a bindery bitch?
                It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                • #9
                  It's a bit of a shame that LSD one wasn't in colour, but I guess that's a bit of a cliche isn't it?

                  I liked the one in tempura the best.
                  It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                  • #10
                    I used to have a similar beer culture on Friday afternoons, when I worked in the City of London. We wouldn't store our beer in the fridge, however. We used a building downstairs called a Pub. We would go to that building at 1.00pm and the special staff that we kept there would open our beer and serve it to us in special glasss. Then we would go back to the office when we were finished - any time between 2.30 and 5.00pm - and pretend to work very hard for whatever remained of the day. Needless to say, we were very creative (although not very productive).

                    Aaah, those were the days. Now I work in an office for one, chained to a computer for my sins...
                    Best wishes
                    Peter Kessler

                    Kessler Associates
                    www.kessler-web.co.uk

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                    • #11
                      I think the culture on this is different in the U.S. due to liability issues. Say I go to work am supplied with alcohol by my employer and have a few, maybe a few more and drive home. On the way I get into an accident, my employer could be held liable and get the snot sued out of him. Now I'm not saying we never have a drink at work, there is the annual Christmas party and the occassional lunch but if I came back from lunch on a regular basis wreaking of alcohol I would not be employed long. As for what I do on my own time, that's my business but honestly it looks great when you are loaded but when you sober it's like what the hell was I thinking. As fot LSD (and I was pretty wild when I was younger) I don't know how you could accomplish anything on that stuff.
                      How about a chain pickerel in your bath tub?

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                      • #12
                        I have to admit I was talking about a few years ago. Before all this Nanny State over-protectionism stuff came in. I don't know what the pub culture is like in the City these days.
                        Best wishes
                        Peter Kessler

                        Kessler Associates
                        www.kessler-web.co.uk

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                        • #13
                          I don't know how you could accomplish anything on that stuff.
                          I know I can't do it anymore. I can't stand a hangover at work.

                          One good thing about the music mag. I worked for. Had a company Van that our secretary drove for us....and she didn't drink. Free cab home. Record release parties were part of the many perks
                          "You're just jealous because YOUR hat doesn't have a clock in it!"

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Logo-Mechanix
                            I think the culture on this is different in the U.S. due to liability issues. Say I go to work am supplied with alcohol by my employer and have a few, maybe a few more and drive home. On the way I get into an accident, my employer could be held liable and get the snot sued out of him.
                            and that's what pisses me off about the state of the world today...
                            it would have been YOUR CHOICE to drink it so how is the boss responsible? accepting that s/he is responsible is also accepting that you have no self control and cannot make sensible decicions. Utter madness.

                            I'm not kicking at you dude... just the system.
                            The beginning is always today.

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                            • #15
                              It's called who's got the deeper pockets. It's about money and putting lawyers to work. After all it seems being a lawyer is a prerequisite to being a politician who then pull the strings for legistlation that allows lawfirms to hit paydirt.
                              WYSIWYG

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