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Forum: Movie/Music/TV Talk August 16th, 2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,955
Posted By DraconianSM
Blockbuster jab on HBO

Did anyone else catch the jab to Blockbuster on the recent episode of HBO's True Blood? The scene when new vampire sheriff Elijah is speaking with Pam at the vampire bar aboout how to be more...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 11th, 2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,762
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? August 11th, 2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 12,762
Posted By djblade
Blockbuster & Dish

Here’s the new load down……

Of course you know Dish brought out Blockbuster in April 6, 2011. Michael Kelly is our new CEO (he came from DISH’s). He’s a strict guy and has been cutting a lot of...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 1st, 2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,948
Posted By PickleBundle
You expect different from a company that called a...

You expect different from a company that called a good friend of mine on the day of her Grandmother's funeral and left a message for her saying "We're having some trouble finding coverage for your...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 31st, 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,948
Posted By Just Breathe 09
Wow lol that is too much Im really glad Im out of...

Wow lol that is too much Im really glad Im out of there, I havent been in a Blockbuster since I left, sounds like its gotten out of hand now
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 30th, 2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,948
Posted By cuadrillas
Store Managers not allowed days off till...

Store managers are not allowed a day off till they sell a Dish subscription for the week. So say a store manager would take a Tuesday off can not have that day off unless they sold a dish on Monday. ...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 27th, 2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,518
Posted By inkedangel
Another thing I am glad not to have to worry...

Another thing I am glad not to have to worry about... don't miss that part of it
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 25th, 2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,785
Posted By zooworker
Pleae, that's only because the have been selling...

Pleae, that's only because the have been selling off inventory from the closing stores.....wait and see...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? April 8th, 2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,809
Posted By Freemason220
End of an Era

I haven't been around here since December, but I thought I'd stop by and see how things are going.

Well, I left Blockbuster last August when I saw the writing on the wall. I warned everyone there...
Forum: News April 1st, 2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,532
Posted By orbitdvd
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving March 26th, 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By zooworker
I too had 12 years with them, but now dish is...

I too had 12 years with them, but now dish is determined to end it for all....
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving March 25th, 2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By Darkfall28
Good luck to ya Glassy. A tip of my hat in your...

Good luck to ya Glassy. A tip of my hat in your direction for all the funny posts (and excellent sarcastic daggers!) in regards to the state of the company and all we had to deal with. I'm out on...
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving March 25th, 2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Exclamation Stupid Everywhere!

This is the problem I have had with jobs, I just can't get away from stupidity. When I worked for a call center that handled Keurig coffee maker problems, I heard the following (Keep in mind, this is...
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving March 25th, 2012, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,142
Posted By D Money
Gotta love idiots. I had a guy whining the other...

Gotta love idiots. I had a guy whining the other week saying "The sign on the window says $1.99 final price after all discounts, so why is it $2.06?" I replied "Tax isn't a discount." Funny how he...
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving March 19th, 2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,604
Posted By zooworker
RIP Dad

Yes, my dad passed away last night. Not looking for sympathy but just wanted people to make sure they know where they stand with their parents, change things if you can, I did. It just takes a little...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 14th, 2012, 12:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,390
Posted By MaximusX7
Dish Week

So for those you still working in store, I'm sure you know that Dish is rolling out to all the stores this week.

It's been days of pointlessly long and numerous conference calls, pimping out your...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 29th, 2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,885
Posted By Darkfall28
To a degree that's correct but...... we destroyed...

To a degree that's correct but...... we destroyed over 1000 new releases (including bluray) via certified field destroy when we started closing procedures at my store. That happens nearly everywhere...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 28th, 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,353
Posted By inkedangel
When Dish took it last year... they were supposed...

When Dish took it last year... they were supposed to do performance reviews and then pay increases based on that... so pardon me if I have some disbelief that they will just give people an automatic...
Forum: Other Ranting and Raving February 22nd, 2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,601
Posted By HelloItsMeMOM
Some things a Mom just needs to stay out of ... ;)

Some things a Mom just needs to stay out of ... ;)
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 22nd, 2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 21,618
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 19th, 2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,508
Posted By DavidNewlySL
Got a strong feeling they only extended this...

Got a strong feeling they only extended this extra week, so that away they could raise the budget even higher, and then you have maybe a couple hundred movies left, but no way to make said...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 18th, 2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,508
Posted By PickleBundle
This line jumped out at me. They did not say...

This line jumped out at me. They did not say that- did they??? Please explain that one, I need a good laugh tonight. My God- Next they'll be asking you to hand out fliers at town carnivals. Or asking...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 16th, 2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,837
Posted By fireyjewels
I would answer this so the ones who believe in...

I would answer this so the ones who believe in "Blockbuster Forever" could understand what the hell some of us are going through....Unfortunately at this time I can't answer it. I enjoy my job, my...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 16th, 2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,837
Posted By HelloItsMeMOM
It really does not matter where the stores are...

It really does not matter where the stores are located to Dish. They bought them to close them. If you can't see that please remove those rose colored glasses.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? February 16th, 2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,837
Posted By inkedangel
many more by years end

many more by years end
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