Very stiff German "colleague" wanted to use the board room the the bank I work at, lot's of German clients attending a meeting. Very un-German like, he left booking until the last minute. General state of panic sets in as ten German guests about to show up. Given I run the dealing floor, I put a trade to him. Â£10 into the poppy appeal box for each guest and Â£50 from him for being a numpty............or they meet on the street. Result, RBL Â£150 better off and no innocent bystanders injured. So, if anybody out there has so much as a skerrick of power in the workplace..........use it.