Mood: The Vent
Signs: constant talking about co-workers you don’t know, may be accompanied by tears or yelling at others not present
Notes: crack a beer and get comfy, nod in agreement frequently, occasionally say “yeah, that sucks” or similar empty platitude
Mood: The Ebert
Signs: unabashed critique of how you’re spending your day, what you’re doing wrong, your communication skills, etc.
Notes: she’s probably right
Mood: The Koala
Signs: clingy, cuddly, touchy-feely
Notes: tolerable, may lead to sex?
Mood: The Monk
Signs: unusually quiet, withdrawn, not talking for once
Notes: caution – a storm may be brewing, often precedes Agitated Bag-lady (see below)
Mood: The Agitated Bag-lady
Signs: muttering to self, outbursts of profanity, frantic gesticulating
Notes: RUN AWAY