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Old 05-30-2006, 03:59 PM   #1
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No! .... :D I'm not leaving the site! Perish the thought!

Great news here,yesterday I was hired to a new job at one of our newer shopping malls at a furniture store! :D I "will" be making much more $$ than I ever did at the hotel next door to here.

I start on June 12th (the day before my birthday! :D )and will work Mon - Fri. 9am to 6pm and no,I repeat,no weekends! I just gave notice to my current job and will be done by the end of the week after next.

This also means,given the hours,I may not be on here as often as before. ...but I will check in on the weekends,weekdays if possible. Hopefully though,this job will lead me back to having a home PC again (a modern one! )

Anyhow,just wanted to share that with you all. My mind is still trying to absorb this. It seems surreal right now. Then again,my life is like that anyway. LOL! :D

Later!
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:11 PM   #2
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Hey B,

Congratulations, I hope you really enjoy your new job. Keep us in the loop and remember to tread lightly when you start. Now we're going to have to refer to you as "The Chairman Of The Board"... Best of luck !

Bill

(for anyone 'slow' reading this: furniture store = chair + man gives us 'chairman' and it's a good natured joke is what it is, LOL)
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:26 PM   #3
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Very nice B! I know you have been looking to change jobs. Good luck and I hope all works out very well. Gee, 9-6 and no weekends, sounds like a deal to me.
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:54 PM   #4
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All the best to you, Borderstone, More $$$ is ok. :D Looking to have you here soon again...Take care my friend.
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Old 05-30-2006, 05:05 PM   #5
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Thanks guys! (*blus-blush* )

Great joke Bill,some people might find that corny but I'm glad you took a "stand". :D :D LOL!

(TV stand..get it?.... ...okay,bad one!) :D

P.S. - Bill,just used your joke as my "occupation" on my profile. :D Thanks!
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Old 05-30-2006, 05:29 PM   #6
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Glad to hear about your job change and making more $$$ (and that your not leaving the site)

I'm still struggling at $8.05 an hour, but I'll go a little as soon as I get my real CDLs.
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Old 05-30-2006, 06:24 PM   #7
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congrats Border!!
keep in touch!

Fading away - what's a CDL ???
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:25 PM   #8
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Congratulations, Borderstone!! I'm sure it'll be a very welcome change for you! Hope to see you at a concert this year or next now, eh??!
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:30 PM   #9
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congrats Border!!
keep in touch!

Fading away - what's a CDL ???
A Commercial Driver's License. (In my case, Class B's)
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Old 05-30-2006, 08:44 PM   #10
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Great news, Borderstone! That's cool that you'll be starting the day before your birthday. What a nice birthday gift!
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Old 05-31-2006, 02:01 AM   #11
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congrats B!.. hope you dont miss the site too much on weekdays
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Old 05-31-2006, 10:53 AM   #12
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Great news and lots of success (and $$$) to you, B!

It's also great you're pleased with your new working hours. On the contrary, I'm one of those few oddballs who can't stand mon-fri daytime. So weekend all-nighters suit me just fine.
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Old 05-31-2006, 03:28 PM   #13
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Congratulations, Borderstone and much success with your new job!
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Old 05-31-2006, 08:17 PM   #14
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Thank everybody. Double I really am glad. It's hopefully th step in the right direction I need. Mainly for a more confident state of mind.

I wont count my chickens before they're hatched though. I'm tryng to kep a sensible perspective on this as well. :cool;
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Old 06-01-2006, 02:14 PM   #15
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Well,Misty I wont be selling it (I'm a lousy sales-person :D ,I don't care what my astrology sign says!)

As I said though,I'l try to pop in on the weekends and who knows...maybe I'll finally reclaim a home PC advantage.

Might even (in the distant future) start up my own website. About what,I have no idea.
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Old 06-03-2006, 06:23 PM   #16
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Oh my! Am I nervous. [img]tongue.gif[/img] Just completed one of two shifts left today and now my stomach's doin' a dance called the butterfly!

Sunday,I'm going in at 6am and once I check out,a big piece of time in my life comes to a close. It's always weird when one thing ends in your life and something new starts isn't it?

This is what I've wanted and now it's here. The only way I'd be more nervous is if I either was getting married or signing a big paying record contract!

Wish me a good last day tomorrow folks...I need it!
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Good luck, Borderstone!!
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Old 06-04-2006, 11:41 AM   #18
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B,

How'd that last shift go ? Did they get you a card or a cake to wish you goodbye & good luck ?

Good Luck,

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Old 06-04-2006, 02:22 PM   #19
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Congrats, B'stone. You'll be fine; just keep thinking, "Sofa, so good!".
Best wishes,
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Old 06-04-2006, 03:58 PM   #20
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Quote:
Originally posted by Don Quixote:
Congrats, B'stone. You'll be fine; just keep thinking, "Sofa, so good!".
Best wishes,
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Groan.actually I suspect that the "shift" B was talking about was a working shift not shifting furniture!! (That follows later)
all the best Walter in your new career as a
purveyor of items to sit down upon. no doubt you will only be a stranger there for a short while!!
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Old 06-04-2006, 04:06 PM   #21
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sofa, so good - very funny DQ
(for the slower ones - so far, so good)
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Old 06-04-2006, 04:39 PM   #22
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Borderstone,

By any chance would your new employer be "Sofa King" ?
Good luck with it.....

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Old 06-04-2006, 05:20 PM   #23
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Hey,D.Q. & Brink....you stole my joke! LOL! :D Would you be so "reclined" as to tell me why? :D

Oh brother!

Anyhow,it's been an hour now since I did my final clock-out @2:13pm. I have a souvenier to recall the day by,my legs are sore and a bit tight! OW!
It felt like I did nearly 1/2 of the things I've done there for years.

...and what "was" the very last thing?
I pushed a carpet sweeper,wow.

Well,Bill...no card & cake but one of my supervisors got 3 pepperoni Domino's
Pizzas and we all shared! :D -Yum!

They also gave me a new suit &...no wait,that a prison movie I saw last night! :D

Also,I'm working for a place called "Brueners" (broo-ners). 1 hour by bus,but not a trip I haven't made for other jobs.

Thanks once more and now that the weight is off my mind,I can relax. Whew!
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Old 06-04-2006, 07:53 PM   #24
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Last clock out...yay!! You can dream, write, read or any number of things on the bus...
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Old 06-10-2006, 04:45 PM   #25
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Just leaving a note to say that tomorrow (Sunday) will be the last time I have a multitude of "time" to post here.

I'll be working the hours I mentioned above and wont get home until just after 7pm.

Library doesn't close until 9pm but after a 9 hour day,would you want to go anywhere but home?

Of course,if & when I receive Misty's used laptop,that might change. Otherwise,as said before...there's still the weekend.

Gonna kind of miss being here "everyday",but then again,it's a good thing to focus on a new goal in life too. Later!
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