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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 20th, 2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,678
Posted By easy1234
For the record, I am not one of the former SM's...

For the record, I am not one of the former SM's that went to Dollar General:) I just find it curious that so many former BBV employees have ended up at the same place. I did talk to them and the...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 24th, 2013, 05:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 42,870
Posted By easy1234
Smile I'm E. I was with bbv for well over a decade as...

I'm E. I was with bbv for well over a decade as sm, multi store manager, dtsm, and fill in dm. I worked under about 10 different rdo's and the last one was by far the worst. I ran the most...
Forum: Announcements January 18th, 2013, 11:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 128,900
Posted By easy1234
Thanks Chris! I rarely posted on here but...

Thanks Chris! I rarely posted on here but visited the site for many years. Maybe we should all tell our real stories on here before the site shuts down-would make for some interesting reading;)
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 9th, 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,805
Posted By easy1234
With all the liquidation sales, how could they...

With all the liquidation sales, how could they not be making profit?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 3rd, 2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,156
Posted By easy1234
I could probably guess that the 4 RDO's that were...

I could probably guess that the 4 RDO's that were let go were probably the best 4 in the company! Why they even waste money on this position is a mystery to me. In all my years with the company I...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 26th, 2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,921
Posted By easy1234
How could I forget the wonderful Oreck?!? You...

How could I forget the wonderful Oreck?!? You needed a shop vac to clean it after you vacuumed because the filter bag would NEVER stay connected and the inside of the vacuum would be caked with...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 26th, 2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,156
Posted By easy1234
I can think of at least one RDO that would do...

I can think of at least one RDO that would do that. His name sounds a lot like Kevin :p
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 16th, 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,921
Posted By easy1234
I don't miss the fact that even though I was...

I don't miss the fact that even though I was under by at least 5 hours the previous 37 weeks, I could expect a phone call by noon on Monday if I was 11 minutes over last week wanting to know why I...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 12th, 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,502
Posted By easy1234
Seems as though my signature fits this thread;)

Seems as though my signature fits this thread;)
Forum: News January 4th, 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,843
Posted By easy1234
^^This^^ along with massive closings and...

^^This^^ along with massive closings and liquidation sales only nets a profit of 3.3 million?!? Not much to be celebrating there!
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 27th, 2011, 03:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,310
Posted By easy1234
I'll make a bold prediction here that very few...

I'll make a bold prediction here that very few RDO's and above will get laid off as a result of these "performance reviews". On the other hand, I would say 50% or more of store employees will get...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 27th, 2011, 03:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,226
Posted By easy1234
You just now figured that out? Box office has...

You just now figured that out? Box office has been available to access from anywhere since day 1. To answer your question though, NO you cannot access Compass from anywhere other than the BB...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 26th, 2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,668
Posted By easy1234
Funny reading on that facebook page :) I would...

Funny reading on that facebook page :) I would have to guess that a certain poster on there found out their store was closing judging from the comments on every single post. Truth is, though, his...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 26th, 2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,310
Posted By easy1234
I worked pretty much every holiday my first 6 or...

I worked pretty much every holiday my first 6 or 7 years with BB. Christmas was the worst and was my one day a year that I gave the worst customer service. Those customers who always said "Man it...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 19th, 2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,915
Posted By easy1234
I'm not really "in the know", but can speak from...

I'm not really "in the know", but can speak from over a decade of experience with the company. It is my humble opinion that Dish doesn't really want the stores anyway. They bought Blockbuster...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 14th, 2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,285
Posted By easy1234
[/COLOR][/SIZE] Isn't it a bit strange that...

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Isn't it a bit strange that every single time they talk about closing stores, the number of stores scheduled to close is ALWAYS "around 180"?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 6th, 2011, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,790
Posted By easy1234
That's only after they have sent LP out to...

That's only after they have sent LP out to investigate those who "performed too well during the initiative"!
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 12th, 2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,268
Posted By easy1234
Yes! I have thought from day one of the...

Yes! I have thought from day one of the acquisition that Dish was only interested in the Blockbuster name and the movie rights that Blockbuster has for its own digital download/streaming service. ...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 6th, 2011, 05:35 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 44,978
Posted By easy1234
If you don't want to volunteer, then don't. They...

If you don't want to volunteer, then don't. They cannot force you to "volunteer" (forced volunteer is kind of an oxymoron don't ya think?). I can assure you that they will indeed come up with any...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 27th, 2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,748
Posted By easy1234
Congrats on getting out! I have been a lot less...

Congrats on getting out! I have been a lot less stressed and now work for a company that treats employees like real live people believe it or not. I can say with some degree of certainty that your...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 14th, 2011, 03:48 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 18,701
Posted By easy1234
I believe we actually agree on this point Dark. ...

I believe we actually agree on this point Dark. The point I was trying to make is DM's and RDO's (especially my RDO) could make it a "requirement" in the sense that, as you stated, they would fire...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 3rd, 2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 18,701
Posted By easy1234
Yes really. Also we often had "non performer"...

Yes really. Also we often had "non performer" conference calls at 7am on Saturday and Sunday with the RDO for SM's whose stores did not hit the daily goal for Friday and Saturday. During Rewards...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 23rd, 2011, 03:26 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 24,090
Posted By easy1234
Take it from someone with 1st hand...

Take it from someone with 1st hand knowledge--they WILL play dirty if they really want to fire you! However, if they do fire you, it will probably turn out to be the best thing for you.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 16th, 2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 29,545
Posted By easy1234
Well your RDO is an idiot (shocker, I know!) PRP...

Well your RDO is an idiot (shocker, I know!) PRP is a huge margin product and should be merchandised front and center whichever way your customers shop through it best. We always found bins piled...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 5th, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,569
Posted By easy1234
Can't argue there. The company was already in...

Can't argue there. The company was already in decline with Antioco, and Icahn's invasion brought in Jim Keyes to finish it off!

Edit to add--The board should have NEVER agreed to the bonus...
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