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    This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Well this isn't a story I'd normally share on the internet except for the fact that it's partially this site's falt (and cyclone athletics)

    I've been working at Kmart for the summer. Anyways, since football season is coming up, along with school, I of course requested weekdays off until November. It was graciously accepted by my HR person a few weeks ago.

    Well last week I realized I would have to take Saturdays off too, and requested. She reluctantly accepted, saying I would have to do some 8 hour shifts on Sundays. At this point it is a pretty shaky relationship.

    I was up in HR yesterday doing some compliance videos and I figured it would a be a good idea to dabble some visits to cyclonefanatic in between the videos. WRONG! there was obviously a keylogger on the computer or something because I got a phone call today from my manager saying that they are going to have to let me go due to availiability issues.

    I don't really care too much since I got other things to worry about soon anyways. I'm going to miss the money flow, but I'm only 17 and I got paid minimum anyways. Plus, Wal-Mart is 10 times better.

    Thanks a lot cyclonefanatic



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    You're welcome

    Sorry to hear about that, I'm sure it's not the best situation to be in. At least you still have us


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    Re: This site got me laid. Seriously

    Ok, not seriously.



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Stay on the internet as much as possible...you might get some money from a Nigerian prince to make up your lost wages.


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Sorry dude... I'm sure you will find something better...
    Quote Originally Posted by rahtotheames View Post
    Plus, Wal-Mart is 10 times better.
    Don't DO IT!!!!
    WalmartSucks.org&#153



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Stay on the internet as much as possible...you might get some money from a Nigerian prince to make up your lost wages.
    The prince never contacts me anymore. I must have missed out on my golden opportunity.

    That was going to pay our way to Jamaica, too. I should've responded while I had the chance.


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    Stay on the internet as much as possible...you might get some money from a Nigerian prince to make up your lost wages.
    Yeah right...that money is MINE!!!



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Did anybody only read the first few words while glancing through the threads? I saw, "This site got me laid"....

    Made me chuckle.


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernHawk View Post
    Did anybody only read the first few words while glancing through the threads? I saw, "This site got me laid"....

    Made me chuckle.
    Jeremy would be the king of the world if that was the case.



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Jeremy would be the king of the world if that was the case.
    I'm sure stranger things have happened!

    Sorry to hear about that! Yikes!


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernHawk View Post
    Did anybody only read the first few words while glancing through the threads? I saw, "This site got me laid"....

    Made me chuckle.
    You must have read my post carefully.

    And the prince money is mine. I've already payed the small transfer fee.



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    You must have read my post carefully.

    And the prince money is mine. I've already payed the small transfer fee.
    Which account numbers do you need from me so I can get a share?


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by rahtotheames View Post
    Plus, Wal-Mart is 10 times better.
    Have you ever worked at WalMart before? Cause when I worked there, it royally sucked!


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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    Quote Originally Posted by superdorf View Post
    Jeremy would be the king of the world if that was the case.
    "The Hawks Nest" got me laid a few years ago (and married)



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    Re: This site got me laid off. Seriously

    I worked at Culver's while in high school (Davenport). They paid decent and it was better than your typical fast food restaurant. Places like that are very flexible with hours too. Anywhere from 5-40.



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