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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 20th, 2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,625
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? February 18th, 2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,625
Posted By easy1234
Dollar General the new BBV?

Just curious if it's the same around the country but it seems that the Dollar General hiring methodology in the southeast is to hire ex BBV employees. There has to be at least a dozen store managers...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 24th, 2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 41,060
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 19th, 2013, 12:23 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 127,469
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, 06:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,784
Posted By easy1234
With all the liquidation sales, how could they...

With all the liquidation sales, how could they not be making profit?
Forum: News February 20th, 2012, 03:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 16,370
Posted By easy1234
I no longer work there but let me guess--they're...

I no longer work there but let me guess--they're going to close about 180 more stores?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 3rd, 2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,092
Posted By easy1234
Sounds like most of the ones I dealt with! But...

Sounds like most of the ones I dealt with! But the last one was by far the worst of the bunch.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 3rd, 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,092
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 29th, 2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,092
Posted By easy1234
That speaks volumes on the decision makers at...

That speaks volumes on the decision makers at Dish! If they can't see that RDO is quite possibly the biggest waste of money in the entire company then Kaw is right, it truly is "business as usual".
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 26th, 2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,838
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, 06:01 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 14,092
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, 02:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,838
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 13th, 2012, 08:31 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,174
Posted By easy1234
Excellent reply Mom! And Mark, they will wait...

Excellent reply Mom! And Mark, they will wait until the last possible moment to tell you that your store is closing.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 12th, 2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,174
Posted By easy1234
Looks like quite a few stores, but can't make out...

Looks like quite a few stores, but can't make out all of the store codes. Thanks for the info.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 12th, 2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,464
Posted By easy1234
Seems as though my signature fits this thread;)

Seems as though my signature fits this thread;)
Forum: News January 4th, 2012, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,771
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? January 1st, 2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,553
Posted By easy1234
I have thought all along that Dish never had any...

I have thought all along that Dish never had any intentions of keeping the stores. They bought the company for the name and the movie rights that were acquired several years ago when BBI bought the...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 1st, 2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,540
Posted By easy1234
What's sad is they will probably do the same in...

What's sad is they will probably do the same in the U.S. and those that are still there will more than likely be celebrating the fact that they don't have to do inventory :o I will say it again, if...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 27th, 2011, 04:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,288
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, 04:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,188
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, 03:17 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 19,540
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, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,288
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, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,880
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 17th, 2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 9,880
Posted By easy1234
I always hated that argument! My staff always...

I always hated that argument! My staff always sold better when I wasn't hovering over them all the time. Funny how setting expectations and then trusting your employees to do the job actually...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 15th, 2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,245
Posted By easy1234
I should have added that although they always say...

I should have added that although they always say it is going to be "about 180 stores closing", it is usually well over that number. The 1st time they said that, we had over 50 in our region alone...
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