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Forum: News December 1st, 2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 45,990
Posted By almondSM
hey everyone!!!! Its been awhile!!! Gas prices in...

hey everyone!!!! Its been awhile!!! Gas prices in NJ are like 3.65ish...it was a hell of a lot higher with gas stations price gouging during hurricane sandy. had to wait in line for HOURS and could...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 16th, 2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,375
Posted By almondSM
While I agree that this is good news, it...

While I agree that this is good news, it shouldn't BE news at all. We've driven so many customers out of the stores in the past few weeks, countless movie passes cancelled because of not receiving...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 9th, 2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 13,789
Posted By almondSM
You could probably start by ensuring we have new...

You could probably start by ensuring we have new releases in a timely manner, instead of a huge question mark on our faces when the customers ask when we will have it. Do that and then we'll go from...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 2nd, 2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,571
Posted By almondSM
If the survey's were used the way that they are...

If the survey's were used the way that they are within most companies and corporate actually used them as a tool to expand our customer service and fix things within our store operations (other than...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 29th, 2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,999
Posted By almondSM
I'm not a store manager anymore, when my store...

I'm not a store manager anymore, when my store closed the only spot open for the time being was ASM. So I can't go in and read communications that were marked completed anymore, and the SM of this...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 19th, 2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,358
Posted By almondSM
some of the stores that they planned on closing,...

some of the stores that they planned on closing, finished up their closing sale and then were told they were going to re-open. That could be the case for that store.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 19th, 2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 22,358
Posted By almondSM
I'm just reiterating what was sent in box office....

I'm just reiterating what was sent in box office. It said that list was not entirely official and more stores will be added to stay open. I'm not defending blockbuster, just passing along what was...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 10th, 2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,302
Posted By almondSM
i am almondsm. i ran a store for a long time. it...

i am almondsm. i ran a store for a long time. it closed like most others in my area. I got demoted in order to keep my job. Not to toot my own horn, but you have kept a lot of employees that don't...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 1st, 2011, 06:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,940
Posted By almondSM
Agreed. There is nothing 482 can do within his...

Agreed. There is nothing 482 can do within his power to fix your situation. Can he listen to you bitch? sure. Can he respond to your messages? sure. But i can tell you right now that he is doing a...
Forum: Do You Hate Blockbuster Video? March 31st, 2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 13,984
Posted By almondSM
anywhere from 35-60 grand haha. Thats the lowest...

anywhere from 35-60 grand haha. Thats the lowest to the highest rates i know of. 35 was a friend of mine running a low volume store, in their first year as a store manager. 60 is from a person who...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 29th, 2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 377,495
Posted By almondSM
I have found that NOT anticipating, NOT hoping...

I have found that NOT anticipating, NOT hoping for, NOT expecting any type of positive reinforcement or gratitude has made my time at Blockbuster a bit better. I no longer strive to make my DM happy....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 27th, 2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,264
Posted By almondSM
Isn't hilco the original company bbv hired to do...

Isn't hilco the original company bbv hired to do our liquidations?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 27th, 2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,220
Posted By almondSM
Believe it or not, this happened at my closing...

Believe it or not, this happened at my closing store too...twice! The customer spent over an hour sifting through them and when he came up, he asked If we just ship the discs to his house. :facepalm:
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 25th, 2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,254
Posted By almondSM
Really? Fuck off to me because a my sibling died?...

Really? Fuck off to me because a my sibling died? Fuck you. You heartless ignorant asswipe. How dare you.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 25th, 2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,254
Posted By almondSM
ya know...I've kept quiet on this forum for a few...

ya know...I've kept quiet on this forum for a few days because of a tragedy that occurred in my life that also closely coincides with Blockbuster. This "dead end job" has been more than just a...
Forum: News February 17th, 2011, 03:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,824
Posted By almondSM
if i lose my job to a twilight movie....jacob and...

if i lose my job to a twilight movie....jacob and edward better watch their backs
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 11th, 2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,475
Posted By almondSM
An Open Letter

It’s time to be honest with ourselves: The future of Blockbuster is not in Coke and Nestle products. In a moment of desperation, the company has shifted its focus from Quality to Value only to find...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 10th, 2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,602
Posted By almondSM
of course its our fault. we didn't sell enough...

of course its our fault. we didn't sell enough pickles.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 10th, 2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 377,495
Posted By almondSM
My employees were all hard-working. Tenured...

My employees were all hard-working. Tenured employees. At this point its less about motivation and more that they all feel they tried their very best and it was for nothing. I think even a nice...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 3rd, 2011, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2,433
Views: 377,495
Posted By almondSM
bbstore didnt get canned. i promise.

bbstore didnt get canned. i promise.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 28th, 2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,145
Posted By almondSM
i can confirm that severance packages are being...

i can confirm that severance packages are being paid out to FULL TIME employees only.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 14th, 2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,272
Posted By almondSM
Oh, Cam. You truly are a self-aggrandizing...

Oh, Cam. You truly are a self-aggrandizing asshole. I'm not sure you are catching onto the fact that not only does he want to keep this kid's death a private matter for the family, but if he posts...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 9th, 2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,742
Posted By almondSM
I had to wait because I had no further...

I had to wait because I had no further information other than "we're closing this location". I didn't know when, I didn't know what the plan was. I wasn't prepared to tell my employes, On NYE...
Forum: Do You Hate Blockbuster Video? December 12th, 2010, 08:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 17,142
Posted By almondSM
calm the fuck down dude.

calm the fuck down dude.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 10th, 2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,928
Posted By almondSM
we work at Blockbuster hot head, it's a bit...

we work at Blockbuster hot head, it's a bit different. I am friendly to my entire staff, i think they are all great people. I don't hang out with them outside of work, but that doesn't mean i...
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