A tester who spends 2 hours a day bragging about how experienced she is and how much she knows and how we'll never be able to replace her and the next 4 hours either asking someone else how to do her work or convincing someone else that they should do it for her. I realize that's only 6 hours, but when you're as *special* as her, you apparently only have to work 30 hours a week.
Life is a tragedy for those who feel and a comedy for those who think.
I hate testing an application that was created long before I arrived at the position, and this application has no requirements or technical specifications for me. With such a large application it's very difficult to thuroughly test it, especially when half of the code and most of the database were written by people that no longer work for the company.
"You hear that sound, Mr. Anderson? That is the sound of inevitability."
Coming to the table with facts, figures, proof that what I say is important and they need to pay attention and do something about the situation (usually relating to usability or accessibility issues). Then being totally ignored.....