The IM Police is a self-appointed
task force of suck-ups, out to rid the world of working-from-home slackers. They
constantly refresh IM contact
lists, looking for idle timers that exceed three seconds.
Unfortunately, their sleuth skills are very limited
and usually lead
to debacular accusations. They
make Barney Fife
look like a supercop in comparison.
Sgt Peterson, IM Police: Uh, can you explain why you went idle
for 12 seconds
just now? If you are working from home, you need to be working.
Abe: I'm on vacation, you pwned nitwit.
Sgt Peterson, IM Police: Oh... uh... see any good