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18-10-2020, 01:17   #76
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Get you a water pistol. Fill with holy water.

Try it from behind. If they spontaneously combust and collapse into a pile of ashes, problem solved.
Does that work with atheists? I thought you had to throw them into a lake to see if they float?
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18-10-2020, 01:53   #77
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Start just saying "goodbye" to him smug in the knowledge that it's origins are actually "God be with you" so it's essentially the same thing.

He sounds like an absolute jerk but upsetting such an entitled whinger would probably only make pain for yourself long-term, these people just aren't worth it.
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18-10-2020, 02:00   #78
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Does that work with atheists? I thought you had to throw them into a lake to see if they float?
So, logically--
- If she weighs the same as a duck...
- she's made of wood.
- And therefore?
- A witch!
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So, logically--
- If she weighs the same as a duck...
- she's made of wood.
- And therefore?
- A witch!
Post Reported - my other half self identifies as a witch and is not a plank.

/coat
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I'm not religious but God Bless sounds so good. I figure I could resort to "Dog bless" and thus avoid any controversy.
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18-10-2020, 02:17   #81
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About 5 years ago I stopped saying "bless you" when people sneezed in the workplace, this was deliberate to offend people who get offended by everything else like wanting 4 or 5 different designations of toilet available. I also deliberately fill in staff surveys with "non assigned gender" and other bollixologies that HR add to surveys to not offend people and spend their time making the workplace in to a bloody eggshellised kip.
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Pray for him...
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Why don't you just mess his head up altogether. Don't speak to him in work ( unless its work related). But when he's near you whisper biblical quotes, should fcck his head up that.
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Honestly not a big religious man myself, but the manager just told me to stop saying that to him to avoid escalating conflict.

Would you be offended, should I stop saying it ?

Answered your own question there really. Your manager asked you to stop saying it to this particular guy to avoid conflict. If you continued saying it to him when you know it irritates him, then you’re doing what your manager asked you not to do.

No issues with it myself, but if I was irritated by something and I let the person know, I shouldn’t have to go to their manager to make a complaint. They should have the cop on too to know themselves it’s not a big deal not to say it, without having to have it explained to them by management.
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18-10-2020, 08:47   #85
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Just say "As-Salaam-Alaikum," the Arabic greeting meaning "Peace be unto you,"

Left wing douchebags can't cope with being anti God and anti Minority.
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So I always have this habit of saying "God Bless" at the end of a conversation.
I've never heard anything so ridiculous in my entire life.
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In fairness Atheists should just shake their head slightly in smug superiority at people referring to their imaginary friends.
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18-10-2020, 14:19   #88
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In my workplace of 40 people we have 3 people that are jehovah's and the bosses are protestant, most of rest of staff are catholic and a few of us including myself atheist...

All of us get on fantastic and we have been known to have religious conversations in canteen.... everybody gets on and we have good laughs.

OP situation sounds like a right dick head. I'd be telling that person to go f#@k himself.
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Demand in return they stop saying "goodbye" given it is derived from "God be with you!" and say you want Thursday off work because it is Thorsday and you are so offended to have to be held to ancient theistic norms.

Or go the total opposite direction and tell him to go watch Neil DeGrasse Tyson talk about the phrase "God speed". That should shake him out of his idiocy.

Ask for Wednesday (Woden) and Friday (Friya) off as well.

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[quote="drogon.;114963575"]So I always have this habit of saying "God Bless" at the end of a conversation.

Would you be offended, should I stop saying it ?

I wouldn’t be offended but after a while would find it incredibly irritating and we would fall out !
Incredibly annoying even imagining it tbh
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