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Unread March 19th, 2011, 10:12 AM
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(did anyone actually read all of this?)

I just scrolled down to say...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MCQ7VLoY7bQ
You spend to much time on youtube.........
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Unread March 19th, 2011, 11:32 AM
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Havent you ever heard of signing underprotest? I mean seriously it works. It shows that you were coerced to sign something therefore its not a valid signature...



I have now, but I hadn't back then. BBV was only my second job and I didn't know much back then. Also I trusted my SM. I shouldn't have, but up to this BS (which was directed by the DM I have no doubt), she'd given me no reason not to.
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Unread March 19th, 2011, 11:38 AM
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I realize it's Blockbuster but to just walk out? Dude, this is a job reference you will need for a possible future job.
Unless it's the only job you've ever worked, I don't think a "no comment" review from Blockbuster would matter much. Legally they can't trash you and most hiring agents wouldn't think enough of the Old Blue to care (outside of thievery or drug use, perhaps). Hell, I keep thinking I should take BB off my resume as I usually assume it's a negative.

But I do agree, never never never quit a job without having another one in place.
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You know how I know you're gay?.... You wrote a poem about quitting Blockbuster
You know how I know you're gay....you read a poem a guy wrote about quiting Blockbuster.

And thanks for all of the psuedo-concern everyone, but yeah I do have another job to rely on.
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I walked out in 2004 (?) I think. I was in school and said I could work 2 days every week plus all weekend every other weekend. SM scheduled me for Tues and Sun, and never any weekends. Since I was only 1 of three MODs, they hired another. Started having her do all the jobs that they used to specifically save for me. That pissed me off. But was tolerable.

So then one weekend (I believe it was winter break from school), CSR wants to come in at 5 instead of 3 because he wants to hunt. SM approves it. I come in at 2, other SL leaves by 230 and tells me CSR isn't coming in til 5. I'm pissed. Its winter so it gets crazy busy. Phone ringing none stop. My cell rings. CSR calling, has to go track his deer in the dark, he'll be in "soon". Phone keeps ringing. I ignore it as long as possible, but someone keeps hanging up and calling right back, so I pick it up. Its a gold rewards member who SM caters to wanting to know the B movies released that week. I try explaining I don't know and doing my best to get off the phone (I don't want to hang up on her cause she's a bitch and would complain and try to get me fired). All the while since I'm the only one working, customers who appear to be in a hurry keep coming up to my register.


CSR finally gets in around 7 even though we close at 10. Helps get the line down and store in order so we leave by 1130. Jump to the next day I see the SM. She hands me a write up. Apparently I got secret shopped while I was on the phone. She tells me I have to sign it saying I saw it, but that doesn't mean I agree. I explain that CSR didn't come in, SL didn't stay ( who was supposed to) and Mrs. Gold Member was on the phone. She was like oh if I'd known that you wouldn't have had to sign this. I'm seeing red now.


Next time I work, I have one 4 hour shift on the schedule. It takes me 45 minutes to get to my store from school. All of this coupled with a few bad customers that night led me to leave my SM a note and throw my keys in the drop box, never looking back.


I basically kept that store cleaning, I'll admit I wasn't the greatest at customer service, but I tried my best. I had customers who would chew me out for not smiling (I was fighting a losing battle with depression) and when customers saw the cuts on my arms they'd look at me with disgust and tell me all about Jesus or medication or rehab centers, and I'd just do my best to smile and say thank you. I even had customers kids ask if I was a boy or girl (I'm OBVIOUSLY a girl, but I had short hair). I tolerated it. But the thing that pissed me off the most is while the SM was on vacation, the acting ASM went and ODed on some pills, and while I had to deal with him in my off time, I also had to work 4 doubles in a row with only two 6 hour CSR shifts in there, and not once did I get so much as a thank you.



I believe in some situations, walking out is justified.
I am very sorry that happened to you, and you are well within your rights to have walked out, you shouldnt have signed that write up though I agree with Hot Head for telling you that. You can refuse to sign it, its your right to do so and no one can make you. All they can say is you refused to sign it, thats it. Its so hard to be at work and always make the right choices especially with words, its like you fight with what you want to say and what you have to say especially when it comes to ADR fees or ASALES.
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Unread March 19th, 2011, 05:32 PM
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You know how I know you're gay?.... You wrote a poem about quitting Blockbuster
Wait a minute, I'm Gay ! Does that mean I will start writing poetry if I walk out on Blockbuster? I don't write poetry at the moment...but that could be a cool side effect..
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Unread March 19th, 2011, 09:17 PM
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I am a secret shopper. I went into a Pac Sun a short time before closing, as I was told to do, and the clerk behind the counter rolled his eyes at me.

OMG ....


Do you guys know that sometimes secret shoppers are told to cause chaos and be rude to see how the clerk reacts? Just a heads up.
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Unread March 20th, 2011, 07:19 AM
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Wait a minute, I'm Gay ! Does that mean I will start writing poetry if I walk out on Blockbuster? I don't write poetry at the moment...but that could be a cool side effect..
Well I wasn't being literal, I was using gay as derogatory term, despite the fact that Hilary Duff told me not to.

Nothing against gay people, I blame Marshall Mathers(and Knocked Up) for my insensitive comments.
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Unread March 20th, 2011, 07:24 AM
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Well I wasn't being literal, I was using gay as derogatory term, despite the fact that Hilary Duff told me not to.

Nothing against gay people, I blame Marshall Mathers(and Knocked Up) for my insensitive comments.
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Unread March 20th, 2011, 08:18 AM
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You might see me walking. You might see me talking to a rot whiler with his head cut off telling his ass the stop fucking barking. New kids on the block suck a lot of dick. Boy and girl groups make me sick.
Spin off of that old LFO song?
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