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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 30th, 2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,113
Posted By TelePizza
I hate reading about shitty managers. It just...

I hate reading about shitty managers. It just baffles my mind that companies hire people like that. It really makes me feel for the employees under them. When I was an ASM, towards the end, I was...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 27th, 2011, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,726
Posted By TelePizza
I'd like to see it. If someone posts it on...

I'd like to see it. If someone posts it on Youtube, let me know.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 20th, 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,780
Posted By TelePizza
Ha! Nice! That's what I'm talking about.

Ha! Nice! That's what I'm talking about.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 20th, 2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,504
Posted By TelePizza
Thankfully, I worked for a franchise location. We...

Thankfully, I worked for a franchise location. We didn't have to do any of that. We basically just made friends with most of our regular customers and did what we could to keep people happy.

I...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 20th, 2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,780
Posted By TelePizza
There is no way in fuck I would ever wash...

There is no way in fuck I would ever wash anyone's car or do any of the things suggested in this thread. When I worked at a video store, it was to rent movies to people, not to be treated like a...
Forum: News September 20th, 2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,632
Posted By TelePizza
Pretty much all of the stores that are in the...

Pretty much all of the stores that are in the news right now are franchise stores. We got hit the hardest and are now dropping like flies. Besides, I'm sure that Dish isn't going to want franchise...
Forum: News September 18th, 2011, 10:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,632
Posted By TelePizza
I'd like to know the same thing, myself.

I'd like to know the same thing, myself.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 15th, 2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,504
Posted By TelePizza
I hate that my store closed back in April because...

I hate that my store closed back in April because I had a lot of friends who worked there, but in the long-run, I am so glad that I don't work for Blockbuster anymore. Everyone not working for them...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 15th, 2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,947
Posted By TelePizza
Me. I absolutely hated it. There were times where...

Me. I absolutely hated it. There were times where it could be fun, but when having to go through random pocket searches every time you or your employees leave the store, the fact that if you leave...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 7th, 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,788
Posted By TelePizza
*raises hand* With one of my employees who I now...

*raises hand*

With one of my employees who I now happen to be getting married to in a few months.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 17th, 2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,059
Posted By TelePizza
As an Assistant Manager, I made $10.25 when my...

As an Assistant Manager, I made $10.25 when my store closed. Highway robbery.
Forum: News June 17th, 2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,479
Posted By TelePizza
That appears to be a franchise location. Those...

That appears to be a franchise location. Those are closing rapidly and most of the time, the employees don't get any warning. I was lucky to have gotten a warning at my franchise location before it...
Forum: News June 13th, 2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,601
Posted By TelePizza
This isn't the only time this has ever happened....

This isn't the only time this has ever happened. About 10 years ago when I was a CSR, we found a dead guy in his car in the parking lot. The detective said that he had apparently been dead since...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 23rd, 2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 23,872
Posted By TelePizza
I don't work for Blockbuster now, but if I did,...

I don't work for Blockbuster now, but if I did, it would be a cold day in hell before I signed away my right of free speech to hang on to the 10$ / hour ASM position I used to hold.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 9th, 2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,713
Posted By TelePizza
I wasn't attacking anything. I was talking about...

I wasn't attacking anything. I was talking about how shocked I am at how you folks are treated daily.

We were run as well as we could possibly be, with having to use the Blockbuster name. We kept...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 9th, 2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,858
Posted By TelePizza
Ha. Someone needs to upload that so I can see it!

Ha. Someone needs to upload that so I can see it!
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 9th, 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,713
Posted By TelePizza
I can't believe, after reading most of the...

I can't believe, after reading most of the threads on this forum, exactly how different my experience as an employee for a franchise store was than the experience of corporate employees. We didn't...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 2nd, 2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,510
Posted By TelePizza
It's stuff like this that makes me glad to not...

It's stuff like this that makes me glad to not work at Blockbuster anymore.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 27th, 2011, 10:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,429
Posted By TelePizza
We had a tornado here in Knoxville. It passed...

We had a tornado here in Knoxville. It passed over the call center I work in. There were busted windshields everywhere and my car looks like someone smacked the hood with a baseball bat. Thank God...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 19th, 2011, 09:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,275
Posted By TelePizza
That list is not accurate. 4931 SHERIDAN...

That list is not accurate. 4931 SHERIDAN STREET
HOLLYWOOD, FL is closed. I drove by it when I was on vacation last week and it had closing signs up. At least, I think it was that one. It was in...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 13th, 2011, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,633
Posted By TelePizza
Got any stores in Tennessee? I'd love to work for...

Got any stores in Tennessee? I'd love to work for a video store again.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 13th, 2011, 05:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 11,358
Posted By TelePizza
It's a sad thing. As much as I hate BBI now, I'm...

It's a sad thing. As much as I hate BBI now, I'm for some reason still sad about the fact that today will be my last day at my store. I'm almost 31 now and I've been there since I was 21, so I have a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 28th, 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,022
Posted By TelePizza
Phew! I just read that you can apply for...

Phew! I just read that you can apply for unemployment with a second job. That's definitely going to help.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 28th, 2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,022
Posted By TelePizza
Hey. I'm Adam from Knox Plaza (I guess it doesn't...

Hey. I'm Adam from Knox Plaza (I guess it doesn't matter anymore if I reveal myself. We're closing). :)

I'm not sure about unemployment laws, but I have a part time job that's only 20 hours a week....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 28th, 2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,022
Posted By TelePizza
Every store in my franchise is now closing

I went in today and discovered that the computers were down, at around 4pm. I got a call from my Vice President of Operations, who said "Adam, the end is near! We've been cut off, liquidate...
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