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Friday, September 23rd, 2005
1:35 pm - I am commited to fighting cancer in my community!

lalanin
I know far too many people whose lives have been touched by cancer. Chances are, you know them too. That’s why I’m taking action against cancer by supporting the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event right here in Simi Valley, California.

Relay is an overnight event that unites our community in a common effort to raise much-needed funds for cancer research, education, advocacy, and patient services. Every year, the funds we raise help bring the American Cancer Society one step closer to eliminating cancer from our lives for good, but we can’t stop now. Because there’s no finish line until there’s a cure.

I hope you’ll be able to join us for this year’s event. Please click on the link below for more information, including details of the inspirational Survivors’ Lap and the moving Luminaria Ceremony. If you can’t join us, will you please visit the site and make a donation to support our efforts? Either way, you will make a real difference in the lives of people facing cancer – and in the lives of the people who love them. Thank you!

Please visit my personal donation site:

https://www.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=109005&lis=0&kntae109005=01AE9002613F435F9070D10BF164E131

I will be walking this Sunday, September 25th from 3AM to 5:pm

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Tuesday, January 25th, 2005
11:09 pm

lalanin
No one updates in here anymore... I no longer work at the corporate music store anymore... but I love to reflect on the wonderful memories. Like when that guy took a crap in the used rap section.

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Wednesday, August 4th, 2004
11:52 pm - Damn Hippo-Critts.

nodiggitynxd
How many of you work at a Transworld Owned Store?

I.E. Wherehouse(ME), Strawberries, coconuts, bannanas, FYE, Second spin, odysey, blah blah Corperate blah.

Anywayz, did you recently have to watch the Virgin cell phone Training Video?

Did you see the fucking GUy with the mohawk?

What the fuck, how Come I can't have a mowhawk, and Mr. Fucking Training Video CAN!

Stupid Corperate... They probably didn't even notice. I want My Mohawk!

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Thursday, July 8th, 2004
10:00 pm - Wherehouse Stores 1358 & 1475

tigerpillow
Hello all, I don't know if anyone reads this anymore, but I guess it's worth a shot. I've recently quit the Wherehouse after working at the ones in Santa Barbara and Goleta for three years as an Assistant Manager. Now that I'm moved to the Bay Area, I think I may have to return. Does anyone here work at stores 1358 or 1475 in SF?

Thanks.

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Monday, June 14th, 2004
12:27 am - Woo hoo
pucksnplucks Wow this is awesome. I too need a music store anonymous 12 step help program. I had worked at Sam Goody #783 in San Jose for a year and a half. And then last month, we, like so many others, closed down. So what did I do? Got a job at Tower, that's what. So now I've been working at Tower #122 for a week now. Yes, I too, am a music store whore. The first step is admitting you have a problem right?

current mood: amused

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Wednesday, May 12th, 2004
11:45 pm

tigerpillow
i work in wherehouse #1451 in goleta, california. my name is roman.

and wow, they really do have a community for EVERYTHING.

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Thursday, February 5th, 2004
7:04 pm - Wherehouse

lalanin
My sisters ex boyfriend gave her a Wherehouse gift card for her birthday...
There arn't any Wherehouses open around us anymore. There is one by my work but it is the super gay.

When I worked for the Wherehouse and someone got a gift card and didn't want anything from our store, they had the ability to demand cash back for the gift card.

I am trying to convince my sister to do this.

I hate the Wherehouse and I am so glad that I do not work for them anymore!

Blah!

current mood: amused

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Friday, January 30th, 2004
1:15 pm - Where? The Wherehouse

nodiggitynxd
Hi, anyone working for yet another Transworld owned closing wherehouse?

This is my 3rd closing store, they keep shutting them down.

Methinks that FYI bought us to close us all down, and later build there own stores.

Bastards.

yea, whudever, i get pissed.

current mood: aggravated

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Saturday, December 13th, 2003
3:14 am - Sam Goody People!!

practicalfool
I'd like to announce a new community just for you Sam Goody folk:



Thanks alot!!
Wednesday, December 3rd, 2003
4:13 pm - Yay!! I got my wish!

shar0nly
I'm so excited. I'm back at my old store as of tomorrow [Sam Goody 4572], the VP may be paying my old stupid-head [for not wanting to swear multiple times] boss Rich a visit, and i'm filing a MAJOR complaint [sexism, favoritism, bad work ethic] through human resources.. here's how my "transfer story" went:
*walk into store.. head to manager.. no look of leaving on my face* Can i please have my paycheck?
*rich looks at me.. blinks.. says nothing..* me- "i kinda need that money."
rich- "i don't give a sh*t what you want. oh, and you're f*ckin' fired"
me- "huh? why?" rich- "insubordination, too many cigarette breaks, immaturity.." *rants on with about 10 other random things*
me- "umm...." *assistant walks up, sighs* "i'll get your check for you sharon."
i follow her into the office.. "um.. is he serious?" her- "well.. he never mentioned it to me.. i'm not sure"
*we walk back onto the sales floor* rich- "oh by the way.. you're not really fired. i just wanted to see your reaction. but you will be if you f*ck around with anything else"
me- "oh.. about that. i need to be transfered back to stamford."
*he gets a dumbfounded look*... "good. one less f*cking thing for me to deal with."
isn't he great? >:( i'm so happy to be gone from that store.. but now i don't even want to set foot in it without one of my football-player size friends.

current mood: cheerful

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Monday, November 24th, 2003
11:13 pm - i can't believe..

shar0nly
I can't believe what I'm going to do in a few days. I am so miserable at my current store [Sam Goody 4526], double thanks to my store manager for making me cry multiple times. So, I'm literally going to beg my old manager [who i'm not too fond of, but she doesn't yell.. and i'm not exagerating.. my current boss raises his voice at me.. for things that i didn't have anything to do with] to transfer me back. if she will, it's only an extra 10 minutes commute.. which i'll gladly accept in exchange for not bawling on the clock weekly.

current mood: frustrated

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Tuesday, November 18th, 2003
2:42 pm - Just thought i'd say hi..

shar0nly
My name's Sharon, & i'm a Sam Goody employee. It's truely a black hole.. i've been working for this company as a part-timer for THREE YEARS.. as long as i've been legally able to hold a job. Started at 4572 in Stamford, now i'm at 4526 in White Plains. I mostly do new releases and shipment, though i can do anything else as well [including stuff with keys i shouldn't be able to.. woohoo corrupt past management!] I've tried to get other jobs.. but i just can't escape. It really is an addiction.. i have friends who worked and quit, swore they'd never be back.. and now are.. for the 4th time. Just wanted to introduce myself. :)

current mood: okay

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Wednesday, November 12th, 2003
9:56 pm - *waves hello*

ophelias_lament
Hi all. I'm new.

I had an interview with Best Buy this afternoon (I'm desperate) and had to sit across from the guy smiling and telling him how great it would be to work there because I loved music so much.

Guh.

So I'm hired. I'm working in "operations" which is incredibly vague...

Corporate music here I come!

*shudders*


current mood: depressed

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Friday, October 31st, 2003
12:18 am

burntbridges
if you liike any Trustkill bands (hopesfall, poison the well, etc.) definitely check this out</ahref> to keep up with upcoming shows in your area!

xoxox.
-britt

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Sunday, October 19th, 2003
2:07 pm - blah

rebel1o5
im so depressed. i had a job interview today for a regular non-music store job. i thought it would be fine, but there was just something acheing inside of me.

there were so many things that i hated abuot my old store, but i mean, i'll always love it more than anything.

we need a music store anonymous or something.

sigh.

current mood: disappointed

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Friday, October 3rd, 2003
8:46 am - newbie

rebel1o5
this community is too funny. hi, my name is dina, i just joined. i worked at sam goody for nearly 2 years of my life and it was the best/worst thing thats ever happened to me. i saw in the interestes "over worked and underpaid" and one of my managers always use to bitch about how we were all "over worked, underpaid, and under appreciated". i was at 4521 region 501 if anyone cares. i ended up quitting for sexual herassment charges my store decided to conviently look the other way to. the beginning was great but my store actually crashed and burned while i was working there. we had 2% shrik when i got there and the last inventory was 16%.

anyone else chase shop lifters? i chased one with a friend through snow for 8 blocks and then a cop saw us and grabbed him and like threw him down to the concrete. he was off duty and we had to wait 2 hours for a real cop to take him in. yea, lol.

anyway, hi, i'm new.

current mood: bored

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Wednesday, October 1st, 2003
12:55 pm - Wherehouse 0106 Is Closing

nodiggitynxd
Fuck Dude, its happening again!
Im At Another Closing store, the National City (CA) Wherehouse is closing down.

Everyone that works there besides 1 new hire all came from closing stores.
THey closed so many in San Diego, Its lookin like slim pickins' on a transfers to other stores, and if i do get transfered after we close i HAVE to get fulltime.

Mabey they will send me to the hawaii store, same region, NICE....

Fuuuuuuuuuck dude.

Whud ev, Im Mad.

current mood: aggravated

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Wednesday, September 24th, 2003
4:16 pm

laurenselway
I'm a REP I (operations, cashier) at a best buy in southwestern PA. Figured Id post here and see what everyone else has to say.

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Monday, September 22nd, 2003
2:07 am

burntbridges

anyone in georgia?

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Sunday, July 27th, 2003
9:39 am - !!!!

nodiggitynxd
YER MOM!

current mood: dirty

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