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Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? September 7th, 2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,854
Posted By BBukAM
Assuming it's like our MOR's then I go...

Assuming it's like our MOR's then I go smart-casual. Smart jeans, shoes and a long sleeved shirt, tucked in. No tie.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 15th, 2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,931
Posted By BBukAM
No, but how can you expect anyone to sell if you...

No, but how can you expect anyone to sell if you can't sell yourself? Managers are there to develop a team. You can't develop a team based soley on theory, that doesn't work.

If my team see me...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 15th, 2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,931
Posted By BBukAM
A Store Managers jobs it to manage the store,...

A Store Managers jobs it to manage the store, wether it's his/her turn to clean the toilets, serve, re-merch the wall, deal with a complaint, hoover the floor etc. They should never ask nor expect...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 13th, 2009, 03:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,361
Posted By BBukAM
We should also point of that this new 1950's...

We should also point of that this new 1950's matinee style packaging has one some international design award on the BB popcorn, hah.
Forum: News August 12th, 2009, 03:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,577
Posted By BBukAM
Regardless, it can only be good news for...

Regardless, it can only be good news for Blockbuster.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 12th, 2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,931
Posted By BBukAM
Does she serve? My SM belives that, as manager,...

Does she serve? My SM belives that, as manager, he shouldn't have to serve customers...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 11th, 2009, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,361
Posted By BBukAM
Is that not what the blue Polo shirts are for?!...

Is that not what the blue Polo shirts are for?! :eek:
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 11th, 2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,361
Posted By BBukAM
30 cases? Lucky. My confec arrived at 4:30pm on...

30 cases? Lucky. My confec arrived at 4:30pm on Monday. I had 32 cases of Diet. And 24 Coke.

Anyone tried the BB Microwave Popcorn? Got the BB Onion Rings and BB Ice Cream coming soon.

The Diet...
Forum: News August 11th, 2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,577
Posted By BBukAM
A Blockbuster store gives a more visible...

A Blockbuster store gives a more visible presence, especially marketing-wise, than a kiosk. Redbox is a box, but a Blockbuster store is a much bigger store--window posters, FSDU's, staff promo...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 9th, 2009, 02:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,084
Posted By BBukAM
It's a case of getting people to put down a...

It's a case of getting people to put down a deposit thus making them more likely to come back and buy the game/film from us, and if we're lucky trade in a few of their own bits against it.
Forum: News August 9th, 2009, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,577
Posted By BBukAM
Fox joins Universal's war on Redbox

Fox has ordered distributors to stop providing Redbox with new DVD releases, joining Universal in its attempt to prop up its ailing DVD business. Redbox is awaiting a ruling on its lawsuit against...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 6th, 2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,336
Posted By BBukAM
Yes, while working single cover due to hour cuts...

Yes, while working single cover due to hour cuts and because of totally flawed weekend head counts. Where's the massive, sarcastic thumbs up smilie?
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? August 5th, 2009, 03:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,336
Posted By BBukAM
BBUK - Communication at it's finest!(and general ranting)

Anyone starting to notice how communication is becoming close to non-existent?

Rental is up what, close to 25% last week, across the Company, and of course this isn't reflected in our compensation....
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 26th, 2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,038
Posted By BBukAM
The OP was talking about the generic background...

The OP was talking about the generic background music on UK BBTV. Ours doesn't have music, it has musac, because BBUK decided it didn't want to pay the PRS to use real music.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? July 22nd, 2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,038
Posted By BBukAM
I guess it's slightly different over here in the...

I guess it's slightly different over here in the UK.

But yeah, it's hardly 'porn music' but for about 10 seconds there are rather, uh, interesting groans from a woman.

We still play it. It's like...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 27th, 2009, 10:21 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 45,785
Posted By BBukAM
I turn my fridges off at night, surely that makes...

I turn my fridges off at night, surely that makes the money back =P

I'll stop doing it when retards stop DHL'ing single 3.99 DVDs to other stores.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 23rd, 2009, 04:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,872
Posted By BBukAM
This sounds pretty much spot on. I'd probably...

This sounds pretty much spot on. I'd probably say, by the sounds of it, that things are a lot, LOT nicer over here in the UK.

But my God, the difference in District Managers is like the difference...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 21st, 2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 532
Views: 45,785
Posted By BBukAM
If I scan three PVD as a 3 for 10 promo and the...

If I scan three PVD as a 3 for 10 promo and the customer then tells you they have credit, you void all three items but are left with a positive balance due to the promo and thus have to do a...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 20th, 2009, 01:21 PM
Replies: 532
Views: 45,785
Posted By BBukAM
Don't let it annoy you. They just gave you a much...

Don't let it annoy you. They just gave you a much crave 4 for 10 redemption. Just do a 10 overring and comment it.

On a related note, it pisses me off when someone comes up to the counter with...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 7th, 2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,677
Posted By BBukAM
Our safe is through a locked door, upstairs then...

Our safe is through a locked door, upstairs then through two more locked doors. Mistakes happen.
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? June 5th, 2009, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,677
Posted By BBukAM
One of my MOD's took home 300 in cash drops at...

One of my MOD's took home 300 in cash drops at the end of a shift one night. Called me as soon as he realized to let me know. Mistakes happen. You learn from them. You shouldn't lose your job...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 30th, 2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By BBukAM
I hate to say it, but this is normal. Maintenence...

I hate to say it, but this is normal. Maintenence is 'stacking' jobs at the moment. Until you have, say, five issues, none will get solved. We lost 1/2 of our lighting--concept store so replacements...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 24th, 2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By BBukAM
The UK stores are not a franchise. None...

The UK stores are not a franchise. None whatsoever.

BBUK is seperate to BBUS.
BB Europe as far as I'm aware falls under the same umbrella as BBUK. We share the same 'CEO', though both have their own...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 22nd, 2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By BBukAM
BBUK already supsidizes BBUS to the tune of a few...

BBUK already supsidizes BBUS to the tune of a few hundred million dollars a year, and has done since BBUS scrapped extrended viewing fees.

If you know anything and read anything you'll find that...
Forum: Are You An Employee Of Blockbuster? May 22nd, 2009, 09:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,114
Posted By BBukAM
BBUK has zero debt. None. BBUS has a debt...

BBUK has zero debt. None. BBUS has a debt mountain.

BBUK is totally seperate from BBUS. If BBUS goes tits up, only some of it's debt is secured against it's subsidaries/international stores. So BBUK...
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