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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 17th, 2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,545
Posted By BBVTyrant
Sure he cares. Meeting those sales goals and...

Sure he cares. Meeting those sales goals and hitting those Rewards, movie passes, online sales, and Direct TV's made a really big difference with his store in the long run.
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving February 26th, 2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,661
Posted By BBVTyrant
If you each don't sell 30 Rewards tonight ... you...

If you each don't sell 30 Rewards tonight ... you are all going to be subject to corrective action up to and including termination.

If we sell rewards, movie passes, online, and pickles, your store...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 24th, 2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,296
Posted By BBVTyrant
And here I thought you loved BBV.

And here I thought you loved BBV.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 22nd, 2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By BBVTyrant
This is what happens when you have powerful...

This is what happens when you have powerful people that just can't seem to admit they made a mistake. And I guess doing that would make you look like an inept buffoon to the board at DISH. It's...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 18th, 2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,244
Posted By BBVTyrant
I saw signs of trouble around 2004/2005. If I...

I saw signs of trouble around 2004/2005. If I remember correctly, this was when the copy depth was getting severely cut.

So between getting tyrannical over being over by 1-2 hours of labor per...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 15th, 2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
I'm on there. I will PM you my Facebook link.

I'm on there. I will PM you my Facebook link.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 13th, 2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,950
Posted By BBVTyrant
Project Store was one of the key reasons that...

Project Store was one of the key reasons that made me initially consider leaving. My departure from the company was a building block of things, but this was one of the biggest reasons that expedited...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 13th, 2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,826
Posted By BBVTyrant
I am. I used to live in Harford County, but am...

I am. I used to live in Harford County, but am living in Columbia now. Dobbin Rd is actually still open, which surprises me. That one has to be on the chopping block soon.

As far as the other...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 10th, 2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
Just PM'ed you.

Just PM'ed you.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 10th, 2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
It was a major accomplishment nonetheless, and...

It was a major accomplishment nonetheless, and definitely was a huge demonstration of skill sets ... putting the managers before us to shame and in their place. As bad as Terri was managing that...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 10th, 2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
And giving public credit where it is absolutely...

And giving public credit where it is absolutely due, I need to thank Brooke for all of her hard work and effort while working with me at Towson.

The current staff was comprised of thieves and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 30th, 2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
I think it closed around 2009 or 2010. It is now...

I think it closed around 2009 or 2010. It is now a MovieStop and GameStop store combined. It looks good, as I've gone in it since the conversion to snoop around.

The problem is that this business...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 29th, 2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 39,724
Posted By BBVTyrant
My name is Derek and was hired as a Store Manager...

My name is Derek and was hired as a Store Manager from the outside back in 2000, based on my management background. I worked in MD primarily near the Towson area and stayed with the company until...
Forum: News January 24th, 2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,259
Posted By BBVTyrant
It's so funny because back in the day, when...

It's so funny because back in the day, when Blockbuster was essentially still the industry leader in rentable home entertainment, this forum was such a wealth of knowledge for pertinent topics and...
Forum: Announcements January 15th, 2013, 06:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 126,572
Posted By BBVTyrant
Well, as the company dies ... and the stores...

Well, as the company dies ... and the stores close down, people move on. It's the nature of the beast. I think it's time.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 13th, 2013, 05:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,860
Posted By BBVTyrant
Anybody with a head on their shoulders could have...

Anybody with a head on their shoulders could have looked at the planned purchase of Blockbuster from DISH and said it would have been an awful move on DISH's part.

What DISH's executives simply...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? November 16th, 2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,608
Posted By BBVTyrant
Opportunities are indeed out there. You just...

Opportunities are indeed out there. You just have to actually make a real effort to get motivated and look ... not just keep telling yourself this line.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 5th, 2012, 09:49 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,330
Posted By BBVTyrant
Is that what they told you? Truth be told, I...

Is that what they told you?

Truth be told, I would be very tempted to put DISH down as my employer in that regard. That would look better than saying "Blockbuster".

As far as explaining it ......
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 4th, 2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,330
Posted By BBVTyrant
You have to get the interview first. Try telling...

You have to get the interview first. Try telling professional white-collar companies that what you do requires hard-core organizational skills. They will laugh at you.

Perception is reality. If...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 2nd, 2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,330
Posted By BBVTyrant
For some people, it is something to do and earn a...

For some people, it is something to do and earn a little bit of money while attending college. But make no mistake about it, this can play a big role in whatever career you wish to salvage ... and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 1st, 2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,330
Posted By BBVTyrant
"Yippie skippie ... I got a dish sale!!! My life...

"Yippie skippie ... I got a dish sale!!! My life is now complete."

It pains me to see people rotting away their lives for something as trivial as this ... while being paid peanuts vs the amount of...
Forum: Do You Hate Blockbuster Video? July 26th, 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,222
Posted By BBVTyrant
Since BBV is dead and therefore people have moved...

Since BBV is dead and therefore people have moved on, I would suggest that maybe it's time to close the site down. Let that not be a sad thing, but the mission has been accomplished and Blockbuster...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 30th, 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,464
Posted By BBVTyrant
The first thing I would have said would be to...

The first thing I would have said would be to tell the customers to contact BB Online, since they are the ones responsible for updating what is showed out on the site. I would have questioned why...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 12th, 2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,767
Posted By BBVTyrant
I saw the writing on the wall back in 2006, which...

I saw the writing on the wall back in 2006, which was one of many reasons why I left and choose not to pursue becoming a DM. Same crap, just additional pressure when the fault of the company was a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 18th, 2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,302
Posted By BBVTyrant
Since I have left Blockbuster back in 2006, I...

Since I have left Blockbuster back in 2006, I have read about Cam on the forum. And something never sat well to me about him.

To be frank, as a former SM/DTSM, I am extremely suspicious of the...
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