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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 7th, 2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 35,792
Posted By NowImNothing
I started at BBV in 2004 as a CSR at a...

I started at BBV in 2004 as a CSR at a high-volume store that typically held the top spot in the district. I was never great at selling, but I had an awesome SM who was really good at developing...
Forum: Announcements January 23rd, 2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 121,270
Posted By NowImNothing
I lurked here for years before I finally had...

I lurked here for years before I finally had enough and registered so I could do some venting of my own. Even then, I didn't post much because I was so afraid of someone finding out who I was, and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 24th, 2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 17,240
Posted By NowImNothing
If you read the program guide, the rent one get...

If you read the program guide, the rent one get one offer that we're supposed to be using to lure all of those customers that want to rent more than one item is a LIMITED TIME ONLY benefit. I didn't...
Forum: News April 5th, 2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,737
Posted By NowImNothing
All our RSM will say is that it's "top secret,...

All our RSM will say is that it's "top secret, but it will be sort of like a pass/rewards/streaming combination-type thing."

Apparently this is why we've been offering the pass at the discounted...
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving February 22nd, 2012, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,559
Posted By NowImNothing
Ok, I will try to not screw the "facts" up as...

Ok, I will try to not screw the "facts" up as it's been awhile since I first heard this:

I took a World Religions class in college that was taught by a Lutheran minister who enjoyed spending his...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 22nd, 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,857
Posted By NowImNothing
I was starting to think some higher-up said...

I was starting to think some higher-up said something to my DM, whom I ranted pretty heavily about in another thread, about the way he was speaking to/treating us employees when we received a message...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 7th, 2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,744
Posted By NowImNothing
Maybe YOUR dm wouldn't get mad, but some of us...

Maybe YOUR dm wouldn't get mad, but some of us aren't blessed with dms that have enough common sense to allow disbursements for critical supplies. In fact, some of us have dms that insinuate that we...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 29th, 2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,763
Posted By NowImNothing
The fact that my idiotic, conceited, moronic,...

The fact that my idiotic, conceited, moronic, shortsighted, hateful, spiteful, douchbag of a DM made the cut to remain as one of these 35 Regional Sales Managers completely astounds me. I mean, not...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 17th, 2012, 05:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,538
Posted By NowImNothing
I won't miss going on wild goose chases for local...

I won't miss going on wild goose chases for local buys.

Bucky Larson, where oh where are you?
You're not at WalMart.
You're not at Target.
Best Buy doesn't open for another 2 hours.

They must have...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 7th, 2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,268
Posted By NowImNothing
The $2.99 Blue Carpet Releases will have an ADR...

The $2.99 Blue Carpet Releases will have an ADR of $1.99 per day starting this Thursday.

Yay.

Except by yay I mean the opposite of that.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 13th, 2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,015
Posted By NowImNothing
It was Kansas City, Seattle, and St. Louis, but...

It was Kansas City, Seattle, and St. Louis, but they (thankfully) suspended the test until 2012. I guess someone finally listened to all of us who were saying that this was simply too much to take on...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 6th, 2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 10,015
Posted By NowImNothing
I forgot to mention in my above rant that we had...

I forgot to mention in my above rant that we had Harry Potter shipped back to us too. Talk about a major WTF moment when I opened that box.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? November 20th, 2011, 04:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,087
Posted By NowImNothing
Our PS3 died too, right before the tournament...

Our PS3 died too, right before the tournament started. We had about 20 people there already. Our DM's solution--borrow one from one of the contestants that lived right up the block. I don't know why...
Forum: News June 7th, 2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,536
Posted By NowImNothing
I completely agree about the pass thing but we...

I completely agree about the pass thing but we were told by our DM that we have to offer it to every single customer. And since its being tracked, we were told today that we didn't "sign up" enough...
Forum: News June 1st, 2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,136
Posted By NowImNothing
Oh, and as far as them offering this thing to the...

Oh, and as far as them offering this thing to the 60 million plus people they've said they're sending the offer to...

This is not going to help us retain customers for the long-term. I see this...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 25th, 2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,641
Posted By NowImNothing
Does anyone know whether the ps3 consoles are...

Does anyone know whether the ps3 consoles are going to be included in the sale too? I'm not a gamer so I don't really know what I'm talking about, but a customer told me a couple of weeks ago that...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 21st, 2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,824
Posted By NowImNothing
So you're saying that, theoretically, one could...

So you're saying that, theoretically, one could pay for a $2.99 movie once and then continue to trade out $1.99 movies to their little heart's content? How is that a good thing? Why pay $21.99 a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 16th, 2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,845
Posted By NowImNothing
I don't know the specifics of your situation so...

I don't know the specifics of your situation so this may not apply to you, but, apparently DMs have been telling SMs that in order to get rid of extra employees who have odd availability or can only...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 16th, 2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,267
Posted By NowImNothing
AMEN. When I saw the question in Mike's box...

AMEN. When I saw the question in Mike's box office task wanting to know our localized plan for advertising, my first thought was: how about we stop blatantly lying to the people sitting at the red...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 6th, 2011, 09:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,503
Posted By NowImNothing
Dear Dish, I'm sitting here watching TV through...

Dear Dish,

I'm sitting here watching TV through Dish, just killing time before going in to work this afternoon, and I have to say, if I see one more promo for Dish On Demand advertising The Green...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 24th, 2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,881
Posted By NowImNothing
If we're going to be expected to go on, business...

If we're going to be expected to go on, business as usual, for the next three months without some kind of explanation as to what the hell is going on, I may just go postal on the next customer that...
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