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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:36 PM
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Bad economy is bad.

They're having open interviews at KFC today

Wish me luck!
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:43 PM
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They're having open interviews at KFC today

Wish me luck!
Oh goodness KFC. Soooo good in China. Dammit.

Well get a job soon...you'll need the money ^^ and you'll love working.

@Captain Hey, at my school they have a form that tells you all the great places you can work at (Gamestop, Gap, Abercrombie and Fitch) and what age they want you to be, and what you have to do to get an interview - it's pretty low-maintenance stuff (like bring in a form and dress nicely) so I thought it wouldn't be that bad to get a retail or service job...

Too bad everything requires you to be 16 or older because by golly I wanna work at Gamestop.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:45 PM
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Sometimes currently-in-college students or high school students want minimum wage summer jobs, which are mostly "walk into stores and get a job" kind of things haha. If you're looking for a career yeah obviously get a college degree, but if you want to work over the summer at a water park, college doesn't have much to do with it XD;
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:46 PM
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Yeh, the age limit you can do nothing about! Which is fair enough. Gamestop is a good type of retail shop, in my opinion. My friend works in a game shop called Gamestation and he loves it. Sure, you get the boring retail side of selling, but you talk to customers who enjoy games, you can recommend and chat and so on, so on, so on; much better than recommending clothes. XD
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Sometimes currently-in-college students or high school students want minimum wage summer jobs, which are mostly "walk into stores and get a job" kind of things haha. If you're looking for a career yeah obviously get a college degree, but if you want to work over the summer at a water park, college doesn't have much to do with it XD;
Yeh, part time jobs, you can walk in, but if you want a stable job where you won't be easily disposed, they look for more. Don't know why I am saying this, I am sure you all know this. XD /didn't mean to patronize.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:52 PM
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Yeah. Too bad I'm 15. FFFFF I wanted Logic Pro so badly.

Also did you hear that the Rival is actually called Hihihiroshi in Japanese? loljk
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 12:56 PM
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Even in high school/college though, connections count for SO MUCH >_o I had a friend that worked at a library and then quit and managed to get the job passed off to someone else in school because they knew each other so she got the job before it even went out on the market.

It's always about who you know...
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:00 PM
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"It's not what you know, it's who you know."

Which is very true, Toujours. I built up lots of contacts in University, keep in contact with friends in business, who keep me up to date on any events and such. People say "you are using them", but you aren't, I love my friends to bits.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:00 PM
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Connections ehhhhhhh hook me up brah

That's just unfair.

Also, did you know about the "youth minimum wage"? $4.25/hr for 90 days. Why only 90 days? What is the point of just having 90 days of low wages?
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:02 PM
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Probation period? Some places are different, but 3 months is normall the probation period to see if they actually like you.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:06 PM
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Wait youth minimum wage what?

90 days is obvious though - they want to hire kids for summer jobs and pay them peanuts because they don't have to pay bills or anything and they'll be gone within 3 months.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:06 PM
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Ahhh that makes sense.

Boom

So enough about jobs before Razor gets all "weathery" about it.

Bacon Um so what are your plans for this summer? I plan on staying on my computer and doing PC. What about you?
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:08 PM
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Plans for the summer are to carry on working. We are rebuilding computers and testing hardware. Also setting up a new server room, which will be fun... -___-

However, I should be seeing friends every so often.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:09 PM
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A server room! Interesting...what website/thing? Or is it a hosting service?
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:11 PM
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The only thing people get 'weathery' about is weather, lol.

At least you're making money Fabio! That's what's important :3

Edit: oh wow that sounds greedy
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:12 PM
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Ranging from licenses servers, to student and staff web spaces, to back ups and so on. We have a lot of server blades, but it is for a lot of people so... XD

It is true though, saving money for a rainy day! :D
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:15 PM
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Speaking of connections at the high-school/college level; one of the most inequitable cases I've observed is gaining admittance into the top ranked universities of the world on the basis of relations. Blatant slap across the face and efforts of all those who work hard and sweat for the spots.

This summer and towards the end of it: prepare for/commence university, and move to another country. Major changes are due. Maybe.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:15 PM
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My plans would have to be to finish moving to my new place and getting a GBA SP along with Metroid Zero Mission and Kingdom Hearts Chain Of Memories right now as far as summer's concerned. That and escape the depths of Purgatory but one fire at a time now.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:17 PM
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Speaking of connections at the high-school/college level; one of the most inequitable cases I've observed is gaining admittance into the top ranked universities of the world on the basis of relations. Blatant slap across the face and efforts of all those who work hard and sweat for the spots.

This summer and towards the end of it: prepare for/commence university, and move to another country. Major changes are due. Maybe.
My school is notorious for legacies (kids whose parents/grandparents/whatever also went here), and it's so obnoxious. It's turned into an insult here pretty much; if you don't seem smart enough to have gotten in on your own merit, then everyone asks you which of your parents graduated from here.

@Xulek: I loved Chain of Memories! Have you played it before or will this be your first time?
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:18 PM
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Probation period? Some places are different, but 3 months is normall the probation period to see if they actually like you.
Yeah, even I had a 3 month probation AND a 6 month probation :3 Passed both so.. YAY <3 Permanent employee~

And yeah.. same plans with me. Carry on working, living, spending money, saving money, living life :3~
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:24 PM
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You all have such great lives.

As a 15 year old there's not much you can go do. Soooo hi PC

Well, I'll be at a summer camp in about a month, because my parents reaaaaaally love me. Sigh
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:26 PM
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wait what. Why is your location "London"?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London,_Arkansas

Although, I could have put Augsburg instead. Actually, I sometimes do. (I switch between the two occasionally)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Augsburg,_Arkansas

I just thought of this, but for the past few DCC's I always have had make some mention about how I don't live in the UK or Germany.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:26 PM
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My school is notorious for legacies (kids whose parents/grandparents/whatever also went here), and it's so obnoxious. It's turned into an insult here pretty much; if you don't seem smart enough to have gotten in on your own merit, then everyone asks you which of your parents graduated from here.
All too familiar with the type, in fact, our school has an ancient rivalry with the class you mentioned, and it's almost an established fact, that you require influential relatives to grant you a spot. You could say our school is its antithesis.

I find it quite depressing to observe that not all the classmates I've spent years with have the necessary capital needed to attain the class of education their intellect deserves. When undeserving imbeciles make it through with connections and their parents' bank accounts, it seriously bothers me.
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:34 PM
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You all have such great lives.

As a 15 year old there's not much you can go do. Soooo hi PC

Well, I'll be at a summer camp in about a month, because my parents reaaaaaally love me. Sigh
Just wait a few years. I didn't have a great life at 15 either :P
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:37 PM
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4.25 an hour my god, thats really low I wouldnt even bother going outside for that! /australian wages ftw.

Admitting people into college based on who they know not their skills is a very silly thing to do for the student and the school I believe. What if the student is as dumb as two planks of wood and fails every class they in and ruin the colleges rep and make it a school of "You got money? You're in?" rather than "Oh you're really intelligent and have a good work ethic, you're in!" I know which one of the two I'd prefer to go too..
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Old June 23rd, 2012, 01:41 PM
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Australian wages are RIDICULOUS. >:/

I think it's all about what's more important to the school, school spirit or academic integrity. Often people can get away with sacrificing a little academic integrity to build school loyalty. People that go to my school are scary loyal and having an entire family of people that went there really adds to your loyalty. My boyfriend has pictures of him at 1-2 years old wearing a "Future Notre Dame Student" shirt, and no one else in his family even goes here XD;
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