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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? March 15th, 2012, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,597
Posted By Propoxy
Dish - Worst Company in America

Or at least it's up for the title. Right now Directv is edging it out, but we know the truth!

Vote at...
Forum: Movie/Music/TV Talk February 28th, 2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,082
Posted By Propoxy
I haaaaaaaated this last season! The writers...

I haaaaaaaated this last season! The writers totally undid everything from the previous seasons. And...

(SPOILERS, sorta)

What's with Deb's sudden feelings? Where the fuck did that come from?...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 15th, 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,723
Posted By Propoxy
I won't miss customers acting superior and...

I won't miss customers acting superior and talking down to me simply because I work retail.

I also won't miss pretending to be cheerful anytime my DM shows up. That's exhausting.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? January 5th, 2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,660
Posted By Propoxy
Closing Store Drinking Game

(Not that I would EVER advocate consuming alcohol on the clock!)

Help expand the best darn way to distract yourself from the sad fact that we're all losing our jobs!

It's just in the early stages,...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 26th, 2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,723
Posted By Propoxy
Talked to the manager of a closing store today....

Talked to the manager of a closing store today. They are NOT telling customers about it yet, and the entire staff is operating under the assumption that their store is closing "not because of the...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 25th, 2011, 10:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,719
Posted By Propoxy
Did you give everyone their batteries?

Did you give everyone their batteries?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 25th, 2011, 12:58 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,723
Posted By Propoxy
You're totally right! How weird. There are some...

You're totally right! How weird. There are some still there, but a lot are gone, although replies to some are still there, making people look crazy. Haha. I wonder how they chose which ones to...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 24th, 2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,723
Posted By Propoxy
There's an even bigger backlash on Blockbuster's...

There's an even bigger backlash on Blockbuster's Facebook page about stores being open on Christmas than there is about the closures.

This is why I always try to hire as many college students as...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 24th, 2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,723
Posted By Propoxy
Don't just bail on your job. That's lame....

Don't just bail on your job. That's lame. Besides, if your store is closing, why not just stick it out a few more weeks? That way you don't burn any bridges, you don't screw over your coworkers and...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 24th, 2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 20,723
Posted By Propoxy
Under performing stores should probably closed,...

Under performing stores should probably closed, especially if changing the management has already been attempted.

But when a store posted, on average, a 5 digit profit on each SPR, I don't see how...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? December 16th, 2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,309
Posted By Propoxy
I get sick of the "be 5 hours under demand" shit...

I get sick of the "be 5 hours under demand" shit because it's stupid. Just give us fewer hours and tell us to meet demand! Don't give us hours AND THEN TELL US NOT TO USE THEM. How hard is it to give...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? November 17th, 2011, 05:28 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,309
Posted By Propoxy
Times like these are always fun in the grand...

Times like these are always fun in the grand state of CA, where we're all hourly.

Working an entire shift by myself costs the company MORE paying me 3 hours of missed breaks than it would cost to...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? November 10th, 2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 44,091
Posted By Propoxy
So am I. If the point is "We can still rent your...

So am I.

If the point is "We can still rent your product due to the First Sale Doctrine"... we can do that with the actual cover art.

And who the fuck is designing these generic covers anyway? The...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 26th, 2011, 06:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,312
Posted By Propoxy
What's a ROM? The problem with SMs is that a...

What's a ROM?

The problem with SMs is that a majority of them are hired from outside the company, like yours was. They get minimal training before they are thrown into position, so they have to make...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 19th, 2011, 10:56 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 44,091
Posted By Propoxy
Oh, no, I LOVE handing them my DL to look up the...

Oh, no, I LOVE handing them my DL to look up the account. The look on their face is priceless when all of my accounts from all the stores I've worked at (some multiple times) pop up!
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 12th, 2011, 11:35 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 44,091
Posted By Propoxy
As much as I often disagree with him, he's not...

As much as I often disagree with him, he's not wrong. The pass is a great value and should be offered to anyone. The guy who rents once a month, maybe it's because he doesn't like the daily rates....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 4th, 2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,579
Posted By Propoxy
No! Why the hell did we have to mix in Blu Ray...

No! Why the hell did we have to mix in Blu Ray "to encourage customers to browse the entire wall" only to now group together all the new releases, thus telling customers "Hey! This is the new stuff....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? October 4th, 2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,189
Posted By Propoxy
Our entire POS fried when we lost power one time....

Our entire POS fried when we lost power one time. We ran manual for FIVE DAYS because none of the techs they sent could fix the damn thing. Holy shit, that was a beating.

It doesn't help that our...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 29th, 2011, 11:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,895
Posted By Propoxy
NOBODY buys candy when they come in. They didn't...

NOBODY buys candy when they come in. They didn't 8 years ago when we rolled out the first Movie Pass, and they don't now.

Most don't even bring a wallet! The beauty of pass exchanges is you hit...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 21st, 2011, 06:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,513
Posted By Propoxy
If I bang my head against the wall enough, I...

If I bang my head against the wall enough, I might pass out or die, which will bring in emergency response people... and maybe they'll all get combo passes.


I'd totally do a flea market, though....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 19th, 2011, 02:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,513
Posted By Propoxy
Some brilliant ideas from my district include a...

Some brilliant ideas from my district include a blood drive, a car wash and a block party, which will include free hot dogs (we don't need a food permit if we're not selling them???) and face...
Forum: Do You Hate Blockbuster Video? September 19th, 2011, 02:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,058
Posted By Propoxy
Ha ha ha! I had this exact conversation with SO...

Ha ha ha! I had this exact conversation with SO MANY customers!

It isn't "get any movie for .99." It's "get any rental that is normally .99 for free."
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 13th, 2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,361
Posted By Propoxy
A store manager in my district was complaining...

A store manager in my district was complaining about this redemption method. Why? Because she has $50+ in giftcards she paid for last December and wants to cash in!

It took every ounce of willpower...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 11th, 2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,547
Posted By Propoxy
So, the Thor coupons have an expiration date,...

So, the Thor coupons have an expiration date, right?

Maybe the idea there is to keep people from renting it from Redbox by thinking they'll get it free at some point during that time, but...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 7th, 2011, 08:46 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 46,540
Posted By Propoxy
In the latest MOTW, we're told the only two...

In the latest MOTW, we're told the only two priorities are hitting our TNR and driving actives, which is disguised as "participating in community events" or whatever. As part of that, we are expected...
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