No. 162: Is Your Boss Watching?

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in Work | 0 comments

If we’re being honest, there are times we’re at work (or supposed to be at work) when, well, we don’t really want to be working.

Maybe we’d rather check Facebook or our favorite blogs. Wink at people on Sneak out early. Come in late. Take an extra long lunch. Flirt with the cute guy in IT. You name it.

But in order to do all this slacking off effectively, you need to know one important thing: Is your boss watching? The answer can change by the minute or the day.

Luckily, we’ve made you this cootie catcher to help you work less without getting fired.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find out the truth.

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No. 148: Adventures in Home Remodeling

Posted by on Aug 11, 2011 in Work | 0 comments

At the beginning of a home improvement project, there’s a lot of hope, optimism and excitement. You’re imagining the finished product but haven’t ran into problems yet.

And there are always problems. If you’re DIYing, you might get in over your head skill-wise. Hiring a contractor comes with its own headaches, often schedule related.

Then there’s the mess and inconvenience. Drywall dust is an insidious substance. And living without a kitchen or bath sucks.

So before you start your next project, consult this cootie catcher to see how it’s all going to unfold.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find your fortune.

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No. 129: Will Your Novel Sell?

Posted by on Jul 17, 2011 in Misc., Work | 0 comments

The life of a writer sounds romantic, but after you spend thousands of hours penning your novel, there’s no guarantee you’re going to sell it.

There are agents and publishers and editors and revisions. And if all that goes well, you’ve just earned yourself on a spot on a shelf in a book store. Then you have to worry about whether anyone besides your mom buys the book.

It’s a lot of sweat equity with no guarantees. Plus, go ahead and throw in some lonely, doubting moments at the keyboard along the way.

And, well, it’s no wonder you might want to look into the future. This cootie catcher offers some fortunes for your finished novel.

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No. 112: Will you get fired?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2011 in Work | 0 comments

It happens to almost everyone at one point or another.

You just get a feeling that you might get canned from your job. Maybe you missed a big deadline, messed up a project or said the wrong thing to the wrong person.

Or, hey, maybe someone at the top just doesn’t seem to like you. It can feel like there’s an ax hanging over your head. But this paper fortune teller can help you find the real answer.

If you’re a practical joker, folding this up and setting it on a co-worker’s desk might cause a bit of paranoia for a few hours until you come clean.

Download this PDF, print, fold and face your fate.

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No. 112: Will you get fired?


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No. 102: The Bossy Chore Wheel

Posted by on Jun 3, 2011 in Misc., Problems, Work | 0 comments

Only two people and two pets live at my house, but it still seems like a battle to keep things clean. Who wants to mop the floors when you could be doing just about anything else?

Sometimes I just need someone to boss me around. Or divide the chores between my husband and me. And that’s where this Cootie Catcher comes in.

It makes a bit of a game out of cleaning by picking the tasks for you and adding in a bit of fun commentary. So stop arguing over who does what already and let the paper fortune teller decide your cleaning fate.

Even if you live alone, it can help you get the ball rolling.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find your chore.

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No. 94: Important Messages for Pirates

Posted by on May 25, 2011 in Misc., Work | 0 comments

Aaargh! It’s time to embrace your inner pirate, mateys.

We’ve all daydreamed about running around on a pirate ship with Johnny Depp. Or, you know, just a sword and some of those cool billowy pants.

It seems like a great big adventure. Buried treasure. Pirate maps. Swords. But the life of a pirate is filled with peril and that’s where this cootie catcher comes in.

It’s full of important messages for pirates and pirate wannabes.

Download this PDF, print, fold and find your pirate fortune.

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