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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 11th, 2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,664
Posted By Elphabalives
This new Dish attentiveness is beyond...

This new Dish attentiveness is beyond unreasonable. We've been having to get on a conference call every day, mostly at 9am, sometimes at 9:45 or 12:30 on weekends. And all they say is the same stuff....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 31st, 2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,911
Posted By Elphabalives
They're going above and beyond with this dish...

They're going above and beyond with this dish junk. For a few weeks, we had to text our DM at the end of every morning and night shift with how many est sheets, free rentals (because of the est...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 12th, 2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,952
Posted By Elphabalives
Mine randomly stopped working about 8 months...

Mine randomly stopped working about 8 months back...even though I still work for the company. The online support says to talk to my DM, who has done nothing to help (as per usual).
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 23rd, 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,233
Posted By Elphabalives
There was nothing in the guide that indicated...

There was nothing in the guide that indicated folks wouldn't be able to use their old rewards cards any more. I figured that, if those people wanted to get blue ticket, and we had to physically...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 10th, 2012, 06:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,569
Posted By Elphabalives
I was told that the combo pass payout was not on...

I was told that the combo pass payout was not on this check. That it'd be on a check in April. That's probably why everyone's is so low :(
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 7th, 2012, 10:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,289
Posted By Elphabalives
I believe it's just for games. Some of the newer...

I believe it's just for games. Some of the newer games will be $2.99 instead of $1.99. I'm fairly certain current movie prices are staying the same.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 1st, 2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,550
Posted By Elphabalives
My DM said something the other day about them...

My DM said something the other day about them eliminating the "DM" position, and making it something else called District Sales somethingoranother. They have to apply and be interviewed and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? November 19th, 2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,383
Posted By Elphabalives
We actually gave up on the tournament. Our ps3...

We actually gave up on the tournament. Our ps3 kept freezing. Eventually, it wouldn't turn back on at all. We had about 20 people sign up. Only 2 showed up on time, plus a few stragglers an hour...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 27th, 2011, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,804
Posted By Elphabalives
Anyone know if we're going to have to buy Crazy...

Anyone know if we're going to have to buy Crazy Stupid Love? It's a WB title, and comes out Nov. 1.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 4th, 2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,404
Posted By Elphabalives
Yep, we still do them. And right now, when people...

Yep, we still do them. And right now, when people pre-order certain titles, they get a month of the combo pass for free.

They'd slowed down on them for a while, with little to no mention at all for...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 1st, 2011, 10:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,341
Posted By Elphabalives
I honestly don't know. We're doing it to all the...

I honestly don't know. We're doing it to all the stores around here, so I'd imagine that they're going it everywhere. I think they said something about saving the trouble stores for last...meaning...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 1st, 2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,341
Posted By Elphabalives
I'm on my local reset team. All stores are doing...

I'm on my local reset team. All stores are doing it, with a very few exceptions. We here are doing one store a week over the next few weeks.

We've already taken our kids NR and put it with the BSI...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 26th, 2011, 12:18 AM
Replies: 9
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Views: 1,997
Posted By Elphabalives
Perhaps this is the 'super secret surprise' my DM...

Perhaps this is the 'super secret surprise' my DM mentioned. She said it was something employees were going to love.

With our luck, we won't get it. We probably won't get the couch either.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 13th, 2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,538
Posted By Elphabalives
Hmm it was in box office a few days ago. There...

Hmm it was in box office a few days ago. There should be a sheet about it (maybe in the program guide? I wasn't the one to print it out) that talks in middle-englishy about Getting off your Asgard...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 13th, 2011, 10:32 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,538
Posted By Elphabalives
Anyone else participating in the Thor-a-thon helm...

Anyone else participating in the Thor-a-thon helm contest? I got one in the kids section at Walmart, and will be editing/adding to it. Plus, I'm going to wear a cape.

Honestly, I'll take any excuse...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 6th, 2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,538
Posted By Elphabalives
Aaand the threatening conference calls have...

Aaand the threatening conference calls have started. My DM had two today, one at noon, and another at 5 to tell us that if we weren't going to pick up the pace, she's going to fire us all. We got...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 5th, 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,121
Posted By Elphabalives
I thought the limit was 5 per account? Honestly,...

I thought the limit was 5 per account?

Honestly, a lot of folks that have been bringing them up have the old OLD gift cards that we sold before I even started working here (2 years ago). Most of...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 3rd, 2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,538
Posted By Elphabalives
Ah, thanks Dark. Hopefully corporate will realize...

Ah, thanks Dark. Hopefully corporate will realize the need for a more comprehensive pass.

Also, anyone else have to be on a 9am conference call today for not making their goal of 20? And so it...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 2nd, 2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 41,538
Posted By Elphabalives
It's half off for the first month, but yes,...

It's half off for the first month, but yes, normally $14.99. I actually managed to sell one today!

We also launched a few other passes today. A student pass (anything 1.99 and under movies with a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 26th, 2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,350
Posted By Elphabalives
For once it's not my area that's getting hit....

For once it's not my area that's getting hit. Rita and Ike were a big pain, though I wasn't working at BB at the time. We still got the little update in box office about hurricane preparedness = )
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 31st, 2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,729
Posted By Elphabalives
Lincoln Lawyer Issues

Ok, we've had this increasingly bad problem with the Lincoln Lawyer Dvds. About a dozen or so copies (that we know of) are messed up. I put a few in our store dvd player, and the movie plays, but...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 13th, 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,562
Posted By Elphabalives
My DM said the new shirts (coming in August) are...

My DM said the new shirts (coming in August) are going to be made out of something similar to underarmor. Anyone else heard anything on this?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 9th, 2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Elphabalives
Wait a sec, that's not right. The 200 inactives...

Wait a sec, that's not right. The 200 inactives will show something just like the june free offer. Whatever popped up for that and and expiration date.

The REF/SEC is from e-mail referrals. I was...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 9th, 2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,254
Posted By Elphabalives
Neither of my stores knew what on earth this was...

Neither of my stores knew what on earth this was until I read it here. Somehow it wasn't included in any of the bazillion phone chains we do every day.

Thanks for the info!
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 28th, 2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,880
Posted By Elphabalives
I already hate it, and we've yet to actually...

I already hate it, and we've yet to actually change our wall. We're stuck on stickering still cause, guess what, they didn't send us enough Top Pick stickers!

Not that this makes up for it, but the...
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