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Do You Listen to Music While You Work?


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brookrene brookrene 8 years
i listen to talk radio throughout the day, but occasionally i'll switch over to music.
Missy-Prissy Missy-Prissy 8 years
yes my office is super quiet so I log in to Pandora, XM or a local station's website and have it playing softly in the background. But I put it stations that play a good mix of pop-type or soft rock type music so no one gets offended.
citizenkane citizenkane 8 years
Yes! It is the first thing I do every day...login to Pandora or Sirius and listen all day, (I agree with Syako that Pandora is the BEST!!). Music helps the day go by faster and if it were silent, I would go CRAZY :INNOCENT:
Liss1 Liss1 8 years
I can't work without music. I hate the silence. The radio here at work broke but no one cared but me so they didn't get a new one. So i listen to Pandora Radio online all day at work. I love it, you put in a band you like and it plays their music and similar music to it.
syako syako 8 years
pandora. best thing ever. if you haven't already signed up, do so (especially hunter, it's so much smarter than MSN!) pandora dot com
amygem amygem 8 years
Only when I'm doing a task that requires minimal thought...which is not that often, thankfully.
krampalicious krampalicious 8 years
i sit right by the office printer, and my cubemates love to sit and gossip, so sometimes it's the only way i can get through my day.
gitwenty5 gitwenty5 8 years
I'm the music curator for my side of the office :) Then again I work in advertising, fun space.
ayuninur ayuninur 8 years
hvanness331 hvanness331 8 years
I listen to AOL Radio at my desk. It's one of the first things I do in the morning.
millarci millarci 8 years
I love listening to music while I work. It helps the day go by. Although I get into constant disagreements with my co-worker on the type of music I listen to....
MA-cw MA-cw 8 years
It depends on what I'm doing. If I'm working on something that doesn't require a lot of concentration, like a big mailing, then I have to have my iPod (I listen to my headphones but I only put one earbud in so I can hear if my phone rings, and I take the other one out if someone comes to my office to talk to me), but if I'm working on a project that needs a lot of concentration, I can't do it with music. Plus, I'm on the phone and in meetings a lot with my job, so I can't have music on then. But sometimes it's all that gets me through the day!
sweetrae80 sweetrae80 8 years
i listen to music or talk radio all day.....i'm a proofreader so it really helps me to do my work and not stare at the clock!!!
RosaDilia RosaDilia 8 years
Yes. I'm the only one in my office listening to the Latin station.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 8 years
Yes i bring my Ipod along and have little speakers I connect to my Ipod. It helps me get through the day, but when I am busy or talking to someone about work, I pause the music.
smhooper smhooper 8 years
i NEED music to get through my workday!
Lady-Boleyn Lady-Boleyn 8 years
I can't listen to music during the work day (I teach). However, on my planning period I end up listening to my ipod or msn's music station. Has anyone joined that? I really seems to be the smartest thing ever and knows everything I like :)
ehadams ehadams 8 years
Not allowed...I wish it was because it is like a library in here- or the other girls start talking about stuff that kills my brain cells, then inevitably start fighting with each other in their passive aggressive way. Argh!
SussLW SussLW 8 years
I have a pair of super cheap, no batteries speakers on my desk and play my iPod all day at a super low volume. I can barely even hear it, but it breaks the silence. If it were any louder, it would be distracting. No one, not even my coworker 8 feet away, can hear it.
zabrow zabrow 8 years
i keep meaning to bring my ipod in with me to work so i can listen to music, but i've been forgetting. i like listening to music while i work, it helps the time pass more quickly.
kayepants kayepants 8 years
Mostly, I listen to podcasts at work - Adam Carolla and Keith and the Girl are the favorites, although sometimes I find myself giggling at my desk.
bellaressa bellaressa 8 years
From time to time I do, I listen to my radio on my CD player.
syako syako 8 years
no. but I whistle. :P
bluebellknoll bluebellknoll 8 years
I wish. The silence is maddening here in my office. Plus, it's just me and the boss...and he can't concentrate with music on. ACK!!!
mini_pixie mini_pixie 8 years
I wish I could still listen to my own music at my desk- at my last job I brought all my music from home on mp3 cd's and put it in the iTunes on my Mac (about 13 gigs worth)... I was in the zone all day long! but now I'm stuck listening to my co-worker's stupid radio that plays the same 5 songs over and over and over....
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