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Where I work there's a Dawn and a Don. And I'd like to see that of neither of them.
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What? You mean you couldn't even call in a Z? Z's are above CSMs (and other first-line supervisors) but below AMs.
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When I worked at a computer store in Utah, one of the guys had a full-size 4x4 and he took pride in (when such was there) always parking it on a 6' tall mound of packed ice and snow left behind by the snowplow. His truck would be angled up at like 45º. Never had a mishap.
Toggle Commented Jul 23, 2013 on Parking Determination at Retail Hell Underground
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Aside from the cable attaching the two devices, that looks exactly like the Telxon handheld computer terminals, and wireless printers, that we use. People leave them sitting around ALL THE TIME. When I have one, I don't leave it sitting around.
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Go in there with a cold sandwich. When they tell you to leave, say "No, it's cool, this food isn't smoking."
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Been there, done that. Except that no one usually wanted to talk to me LOL
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I think the main cause of that reaction is that the canvas bags are a break from the normal routine, which can annoy people (not that this should be a reason not to use them). However, those bags are generally a lot larger, and thus can hold a lot more stuff, and they're not that big a hassle once you get the hang of them. In my current department we don't even have proper bag holders, so having one of those canvas bags would be ideal compared to trying to put items into a plastic bag without a holder.
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If I knew which store that was I'd email Home Office and let them know. Compliance would have a field day with them!
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Some folks are real particular with their oil. They want a specific brand, or nothing. Some are like "it takes 5W30, but I see you're out of that in the cheap brand. You have this 80W90 stuff, can I use that instead?" (Answer: not if you like a working engine). And there's a lot I have to learn, in my new role being in charge of this area.
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Summer of '99 I worked there on the overnight cleaning crew, then transitioned to the haunted house (named a portmanteau of "fright" and "nightmares" and actually several haunted houses on the park grounds) when that opened that year. I didn't go back the following year. I'm not much of a roller coaster guy. I tried the Wild Mouse once (I think it was the Wild Mouse) and a classic roller coaster once, and then I was quit with them forever. Fortunately, being on grounds crew meant I didn't have to interact with customers much, and when I went to the haunted house I got lucky in that I didn't have any bad customers to deal with.
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I can think of worse things to put on a sub than that combination. I might even be tempted to try it.
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Staples doesn't have a "SALE NOT ALLOWED" function in their POS system?
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Between the dead, and the presumed-dead but actually still alive, that pretty much covers everyone LOL
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"If I had ripped it myself, I would either have hidden it or admitted it." That's what I would have said.
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You were not out of line. Once the pharmacy tech knew of your immunity to the product, she should have stopped trying to sell it to you.
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On a couple occasions while I was still in the Garden Center, I had the task of covering the People Greeter position for the GC gate. Due to the weather on at least two occasions, I was back in a corner instead of out by the gate, but I could still see the gate so it was OK. In that corner at that time were the gas cans, and every one of them had one of these labels on them. Each label has one of about 4-10 different, true stories about why gas and fire don't mix - each one is an example of people that don't know this. I'll admit, I've poured diesel fuel on a fire before. I also got royally chewed out for it, too.
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It's a time-delay sale. It wasn't under $100 THEN, but it is NOW.
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It's a trick to help parents get kids over to the school supplies aisle.
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We just got some self-checkout units in as part of the ongoing remodel at the store at which I work. I personally like them, but I don't know that I'd use one for a large number of purchases. I go in, get my daily sodas, and maybe a snack, on the way in to work; I sometimes buy an item or two that we need at home on my way out. As far as staffing, the problem goes far beyond self-checkouts, and really it seems that SCOs are a red herring to the problem. When the lines get long they scour the store for cashier-trained employees at outlying registers as well as those in non-cashier roles (sales associates, Department Managers, ZMSs, and even management-level folks up to and including the store manager) and get them up onto the registers to help deal with the lines. This hasn't changed even with the SCOs installed. All of the roles below the management level are understaffed; I know of at least one more ZMS role and one more department manager role that a smaller store has compared to our store, and overall the company's staffing is drastically reduced, so much that it's made national news. I always point to CostCo as a company that's doing it right - staffing their stores and paying their employees much better than average. I can hardly fault them for SCOs in light of that, even if it were a 1:3 ratio of SCOs to reduced staffing (3 fewer people per SCO, that is), which it surely isn't.
Toggle Commented May 11, 2013 on Thoughts RHU? at Retail Hell Underground
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NO ANCHOVIES
Toggle Commented May 9, 2013 on Special Order Pizza at Retail Hell Underground
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Yeah, it all comes from the same source. It's potable until it hits the tank, though tank water is a better choice in an emergency than bowl water.
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So today, on an endcap near the AC shelves, I found a note that I had written and put with the air conditioners explaining why it was wrong to put the air conditioners back up there. So I went and looked, and sure enough, there they were again. I left them there this time. I found them within an hour of the end of my shift, and I had more than enough other stuff to get done that I didn't need to be hunting down a cart to put them onto. I'm considering talking to the Claims lady and asking what she would think if, in one of the times where I have to pull these off the shelf, one crashes to the floor and gets damaged. But what I really need to do is point the situation out the the AP Manager. I'm hoping she'll agree with my assessment (as other managers have) and unlike other managers who just shrugged it off with the attitude of "it happens" actually try to take action to see if it can be stopped.
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Looks like someone put a "Was" card where it doesn't belong. They're never supposed to be paired with an "Everyday Low Price" topper, only a Rollback or Clearance topper. This could just as easily have been the person who took the picture, if he ran across a Was card lying around somewhere.
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Don't forget the "Gourmet vegetarian washing machines, and vegan dryers."
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