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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 4th, 2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,646
Posted By empbal
Before I quit back in mid July we had to do this...

Before I quit back in mid July we had to do this (this was before anything to do with Cam). All of the employees recognized how ridiculous and demotivating it was, so we put smart ass responses on...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 18th, 2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,133
Posted By empbal
Then you have to make sure they're okay with...

Then you have to make sure they're okay with their cards being charged in the future for ADRs and everything else.
Forum: News September 18th, 2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,732
Posted By empbal
Why is now a good time to quit? At this point you...

Why is now a good time to quit? At this point you might as well stick it out for another month or so until your store closes and you can collect unemployment.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 5th, 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 373,676
Posted By empbal
Or I can pay less and STILL not feel like that :)

Or I can pay less and STILL not feel like that :)
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 4th, 2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,786
Posted By empbal
They'd probably put you on their shit list and...

They'd probably put you on their shit list and find a reason to fire you.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 27th, 2010, 10:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,759
Posted By empbal
Link that post, please. It looks out of context.

Link that post, please. It looks out of context.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 24th, 2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1,540
Views: 281,337
Posted By empbal
Sorry to be nitpicky, but ESRB ratings have...

Sorry to be nitpicky, but ESRB ratings have nothing to do with the government. ESRB is the gaming industry's way of self-regulating and was originally established to prevent the government from...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 22nd, 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 373,676
Posted By empbal
Why would they spend time trying to keep people...

Why would they spend time trying to keep people in the stores when they know they're just going to close the stores anyway? They're trying to keep people with the Blockbuster brand by converting them...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 8th, 2010, 11:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 19,976
Posted By empbal
So what happens when you guys go over your goals...

So what happens when you guys go over your goals by 15-20 and they see how well you did and raise the goals, but you only get 5-10 next week because there is nobody left to sell to?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 20th, 2010, 11:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,026
Posted By empbal
Is that the wording? "Would you like to secure...

Is that the wording? "Would you like to secure this transaction: Yes/No"

If so, why would anyone hit No unless they knew what it meant? "OMFG I DONT WANT MY CREDIT CARD UNSECURED"
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 19th, 2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By empbal
I wanted to short at about $1.25, but was worried...

I wanted to short at about $1.25, but was worried it'd be illegal since I work there as an SL.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 18th, 2010, 10:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,562
Posted By empbal
Those are all of the people that used to post on...

Those are all of the people that used to post on the finance.yahoo.com BBI board. When BBI's stock got delisted, all of that got removed so they had nowhere to go. That board was hundreds of times...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 14th, 2010, 01:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,101
Posted By empbal
Probably somewhere around $8-10k. Three years ago...

Probably somewhere around $8-10k. Three years ago we were at about $18-20k.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 14th, 2010, 01:11 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,028
Posted By empbal
I had it print out for two customers today, and...

I had it print out for two customers today, and they got really pissed off about it. Then around 6pm, it started showing up in the accounts like normal. Did they change their minds that quickly? And...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 13th, 2010, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By empbal
Where at if I may ask? More retail or something...

Where at if I may ask? More retail or something else entirely?
Forum: Announcements July 9th, 2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,915
Posted By empbal
Why not just upgrade VB to the newest version?...

Why not just upgrade VB to the newest version? This version even has an exploit that lets anyone get admin access.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 6th, 2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,904
Posted By empbal
How does this work? I didn't hear anything about...

How does this work? I didn't hear anything about it and forgot to look in Box Office today so I didn't see this weeks CU.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 2nd, 2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,052
Posted By empbal
It's not against policy. You can't hold one...

It's not against policy. You can't hold one person responsible for someone else's delinquent balance. Update the original account with the current address and phone number and let collections take...
Forum: News July 2nd, 2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,286
Posted By empbal
12, 2, 5, and 9? We have to call the DM's cell...

12, 2, 5, and 9?

We have to call the DM's cell at 12, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10
Forum: News July 1st, 2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,286
Posted By empbal
No news on the repayment yet, the halt is because...

No news on the repayment yet, the halt is because the reverse split was voted against, even though two days ago they said it would go through because of the overwhelming number of yes votes. Today is...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 29th, 2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,039
Posted By empbal
LiveNation stores got upgraded to DSL when the...

LiveNation stores got upgraded to DSL when the terminals got installed.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 28th, 2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,039
Posted By empbal
I was anticipating that, so for the past two...

I was anticipating that, so for the past two weeks I have been talking up Madden and NCAA and letting people know they only get the $5 gift card if they preorder AFTER July 4.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 26th, 2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,559
Posted By empbal
I'd go so far as to say that all of these...

I'd go so far as to say that all of these programs and upsells negatively impact a salesperson's ability to provide great customer service. If we weren't forced to offer 3 things at the register,...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 24th, 2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 43,707
Posted By empbal
I know I'm not the only one, but I hope it's...

I know I'm not the only one, but I hope it's sooner rather than later. The only reason I haven't quit yet is so when my store does go under I can collect unemployment while I look for another job.
Forum: Announcements June 24th, 2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 50
Poll: IHBB Future?
Views: 114,142
Posted By empbal
If the site closes, I'm more than willing to put...

If the site closes, I'm more than willing to put up another as long as this site would redirect or link to it.
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