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"Not My Job" Moments of Questionable Professionalism

Most of us pride ourselves on being at least halfway decent at our jobs. Sometimes things get forgotten, done too quickly, or done by exactly the wrong person. What we get are "not my job" moments of quality unprofessionalism. The world is populated with crap infrastructure, stupid signs, and painted over spiders because somewhere along the line someone said, "eh, not my job."

funny "not my job" failure moments | billboard SAVE UP 150 The Discounters ON SELECT SETS 4 WORDS WORDS WORDS WORDS | terribly failed reconstruction attempt on a Spanish statue
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"Not My Job" Moments from The World's Slackers

In this busy world of ours, it's easy for things to slip through the cracks. Maybe a pole gets installed wrong here, or some road signage gets misspelled there. Many of us would look at these and say "we better fix that" but another great many of us say "good enough." The resulting impressively unprofessional "Not My Job" moments are indeed good enough, but in a different kind of way.

funny not my job fail moments | AMBULANCE EMERGENCY ENTERTRANCE | case sink overheats or catches fire kitchen design not thought out properly
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"Not My Job" Moments of Quality Unprofessionalism

Professional life leaves a lot of opportunity for impressive "not my job" moments of unprofessionalism. Sure, we'd all like to do our jobs well, but sometimes there's not enough time in the day. Of course there are other times when people aren't paid nearly enough to care. Whatever the reason, we have some nice "not my job" moments.

funny unprofessional not my job moments | truck dragging towing an upside down car behind it | swirly white markings on a road
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Weird, Bad and Dumb Building Decisions

When it comes to construction work, it helps to have an idea of the end result in mind. Without that you get some impressively unprofessional "not my job" moments. There's pipes going every which way, extremely inconvenient toilets, and unsafe maneuvers being attempted all over the place.

stupid and funny construction fails | standing electric light going through roof tiles | faucet and sink installed sideways inside a hole carved in a tiled wall
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There was never any hope in avoiding it Erik Flom. Brutal truth of the matter is that when Windows 10 updates want to install, they will f**cking install. Tis life, man.

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This summer in NY, residents will have a chance to contribute to a publicly available exhibit in the Park Avenue Tunnel. Dreamt up by Mexican-Canadian artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, the installment uses lights and user created looped sounds to illuminate and serenade the full length of the tunnel. Passers-by can stop at a recording location in the middle of the tunnel to contribute her or his voice, which enters into a loop of about 90 other recordings while older recordings are phased out.

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What? Who cares if it's straight? Does the duct tape mess with the room's feng shui or something?

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This nifty art installation tracks your movement, turning off a series of sprinklers and giving you a moisture-free "walk in the rain." Nifty!

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Amie Slavin's 2012 project 'SoundSpiral' packs a huge surround setup into this portable building. Check the via link for more.