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Old December 22nd, 2012 (09:45 AM).
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Wow that's intense!! :c I'm super glad I don't work in retail. I don't think I could ever do it.. I get drained if I have to deal with people for too long.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (09:53 AM).
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Yeah, clothing retail is the worst. But that chain went out of business a little while ago. I wonder why.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (09:56 AM).
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (10:05 AM).
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Quote originally posted by Kura:
Wow that's intense!! :c I'm super glad I don't work in retail. I don't think I could ever do it.. I get drained if I have to deal with people for too long.
Yeah, it sucks. I hated picking up clothes people would throw and all their spilled drinks and stuff -_-
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (10:19 AM).
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Spilled drinks..? I thought there were no food and drink allowed in all retail stores nowadays.. ._.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (10:28 AM). Edited December 22nd, 2012 by Kanto_Johto.
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Usually they're not, but I drink in them anyways 'cause I'm a BAMF .

In all seriousness, working in any form of retail sounds like the worst job ever. I mean, I hate having to get up at 6am to go to work, but I'd much rather that than waking up at 8am to go and clean up other people's mess/stack shelves/serving rude customers etc. Over the summer I'm probably going to have to get one and the thought of it irks me.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (10:33 AM).
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Spilled drinks..? I thought there were no food and drink allowed in all retail stores nowadays.. ._.
Only the fancy ones from my experience. Maybe it's different in different places?
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (11:44 AM).
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Spilled drinks..? I thought there were no food and drink allowed in all retail stores nowadays.. ._.
The store was in a mall. People would bring sodas from the food court and stuff and occasionally drop them. If I saw it guess who had to clean it up? I also had to clean up grosser things occasionally, I just dont understand why people have to make such a mess. I also once saw someone smoking inside the store.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (12:47 PM).
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I worked retail for a little while, and I didn't really mind it that much. Saw a few familiar faces and whatnot, but a lot of the people I worked with, and the people I interacted with were generally nice. Although, around Christmas time, or Boxing Day in specific, there's no such thing as a polite Canadian.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (01:27 PM).
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Although, around Christmas time, or Boxing Day in specific, there's no such thing as a polite Canadian.
This concept of there not being a single polite Canadian is very hard to imagine because of all the stereotypes of Canadians being super-nice that we have here in the States. :P
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (01:45 PM).
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This concept of there not being a single polite Canadian is very hard to imagine because of all the stereotypes of Canadians being super-nice that we have here in the States. :P
Boxing Day can be bad. Especially in parking lots. I once went to Best Buy to get a Wii game and an SD card, and we were trapped in our stall for almost 45 minutes before we had our first opportunity to get out.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:02 PM).
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I still need to get little things for my cat but I dont even want to go out because of the crazy people that might be out.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:04 PM).
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Your cat doesn't know it's Christmas though.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:21 PM).
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I'm one of the few people who wishes they worked in retail. Do you know how hard it is to get a job and not be a teenager when you haven't? You learn so many skills that are transferrable, especially in the United States, because so many of our jobs deal with how you interact with people, how you work in a fast paced environment, and even things like being dependable with sensitive items or information (such as using a cash register).

So when I'm out of a job, I can't find temporary work. Only another full time job, because I'm too overqualified for part time work, and too underqualified to actually do any of it when they can find a 16 year old and shape'em the way they want. I've been there. It ain't easy. It's not fun.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:21 PM).
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I read "crazy people" and "cats" and thought of crazy cat people.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:26 PM).
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I am one of those crazy cat people lol, or I will be when I have my own place and I can afford more cats :P
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:38 PM).
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Good luck with that. Female cat urine kind of has ammonia in it, and that stuff reeks horribly.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:50 PM).
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Ew, why is that what you bring up when thinking about cats?
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (02:54 PM).
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Um well my cat is a female cat and I havent noticed that being too bad honestly.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (03:22 PM).
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Although for the record all cat urine has ammonia and is gross. Boys are worse though cause if you don't neuter them (and even if you do sometimes) they spray.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (05:00 PM).
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I have 3 cats, and they are all so different. The boy is the most 'sexual', but has not been neutered yet which we are to do after Christmas. Other 2 cats, females, have been neutered since one gave birth to over 30 kittens in total after a numerous amount of births and it was getting hard to deal with so it had to be done. It's nice having cats, they love being around you, laying in your lap or sleeping in bed with you; very fun and loving animals :3
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (05:42 PM).
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Cats are so cool. They're a lot more personal in having to get to know you, play with you. I remember some of my old cats (long since dead) sitting on the bed watching us, and last Christmas where we basically lived like cavemen and watched free TV with its corny commercials for dentures and stuff for weeks. Ah, those were the days... :)
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (05:48 PM).
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Ew, why is that what you bring up when thinking about cats?
Because I've spent the past 15 years living in a house that smells like that even with daily cleaning of the litter boxes.
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (06:22 PM).
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Depends on the cat. There are issues for some of them when they're picky about the litter box, and even my almost perfect cat peed on the floor when we moved his litter box. >_o
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Old December 22nd, 2012 (06:30 PM).
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At one time my mom thought my cat went to the batroom outside the litter box a few times, but I think that was when I brought her home, sometimes they can be stressed out and that happens but as far as I know she now uses the litter box all the time. My dog however has a nasty habit of going to the bathroom in the house >_>
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