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Bob's a nice guy but his shooting the breeze is taking away from your time to work. 
 
Throughout the interchange with Bob you've tried to interject and remind Bob that you have work to do but he won't take a hint. You start to get annoyed and slightly angry because he seems to not care about your needs, he is oblivious to or is simply choosing to ingore your hints, he selfishly monopolizes your time and lingers around your workspace and repeatedly over stays his welcome.
 
You want to be nice and friendly but at the end of the day you have work to do, people to see, places to go and a quiet peace to maintain and Bob is hindering your progreses in order to satisfy his social needs.
 
What do you do? What do you say? How can you stop this from happening again?
 
You think to yourself - How does Bob have so much time to sit here and bother me? Why do people like Bob linger when you're hard at work? The conversation has died ten times and Bob is still lingering pulling out the defibrillator trying to revive the dead conversation over and over again. Why can't lingering lingerers like Bob take a hint? What are the most effective ways to handle a lingering lingerer coworker?