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R3ym4nn39326dI find myself currently in a very simular situation.
You add great stuff and trying to start discussions, conversations and so on and it seems like no one replies or even notices.
For my part i am currently applying to different jobs and try to find some better place for me.
I dont know if this is a way for you too or maybe its just the feeling of devs in general. But this is my first real fulltime job so yeah thats just my two cents.
R3ym4nn39326d@sweetnothings Thats a good way to think about it.
But yeah some people like us seem to be invisible or maybe we are speaking a higher language? :D
I generally don't expect anyone to respond without specifically @usering them. Everyone is down in their own shit most of the time, at least for us.
At my clients, there are no off topic channels because everyone is a terrified IT drone.
Root6207926dEveryone seems pretty chatty and conversations are common, so Slack isn't a ghost town. I just feel ignored and out of place, like despite my best efforts I keep breaking some unspoken rules and am being shunned for it. It's weird and uncomfortable.
I think it's just a bad fit.
rutee07914526dYou make me want to join that company so I can shit on the channels and we can talk about occult stuff. When someone calls us out for being offensive, we ignore them then we talk about them in the channels. They see us plan how we're gonna turn their flesh into jam and the different sizes of mason jars we're gonna put into their ass. Every now and then, I'll "accidentally" send a dick pic to the group. Think big thick veiny cock slathered in white sunblock, sweaty balls glistening in the sun. Oopsie.
Maybe they're one of those companies where employees take a while to ease up to new ones or they could be intimidated by you. I only encounter this in a Discord channel where most members are truck drivers. Not looking down on them but they just can't relate to some of the shit I say.
Even with food, since most of the members are obese, gooey cheese burgers get responses but healthy salads or ingredients that the masses cannot afford will always be ignored.
zoridan51225dYou can always chat / rant here.
Yeah, does not fix the situation, but idk, think of it as the "rant" department.
And do not try to hard to make those coworkers to talk, If they do not see the person you are they can go to hell, or be a bit like "... what, sudenly everyone forget how to type? That could explain why I have so much stuff to fix for you"
I undestand how the situation is burning you (I too was there), but you need to apply a bit of comedy to the situation! Or search a new job (Is not so bad either)
igorsantos0723023dThat's quite a harsh situation.
I understand your job is remote, and thus all chats are online, right?
Do you have ANYONE with whom you can have some private talk? Maybe your boss? You could try asking them if they think you're being weird or whatever they guess is the reason why you're ignored.
Of course they can simply dismiss it and make you think it's "just your view", but if that happens and nothing changes... well, the market is still open amidst all the pandemic. :)
igorsantos0723021d@sweetnothings I don't think she's weird either, but that was the quicker adjective I got to represent whatever her coworkers might be thinking. You're definitely right, the weird people are them hahah