My company’s got about 100 people in it. That doesn’t mean I’ve met or interacted with many of them. As a pretty solid introvert I’m not one to just start conversations, or introduce myself to people first. I probably know you and what you do, but chances are unlikely that we’re going to sit together at lunch unless I’m there first and you sit down.
Anyway. Yesterday at work one of the guys from downstairs, who is firmly in this category, is suddenly behind me. Turns out that a random test email broke one of our filters and he was trying to chase down who’d created it. Since it had football words in it he came to me / my boss, since we both follow football and are involved in pools and fantasy. But no, it was not us who had created the test email, so we pointed him at another football fan on our floor who might be his culprit.
As he was leaving I said, “If you ever get one that’s a Shakespearean character, that’s probably me though.”
To which he replied, “Well, yeah, we know that.”
(What’s funny is that’s the second time that’s happened. Even the people who I’ve never spoken with know me as the Shakespeare guy.)