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I just lost my job. UPDATE- finally got another one!
« on: April 27, 2005, 04:18 PM »
and believe it or not, I'm happy.

Maybe it's just the shock, but I think it's the best day of my life.

I was going to quit soon anyway, this just means I can collect unemployment.  :)

Unfortunately, it pretty much means the end of my collecting days, at least until I get a new job.

I'm so glad to be out of there. I hated that job with a passion, and this will be the thing that kicks me in the ass and brings much-needed change to my life.

I know I promised to buy things from jadesfire, Famine, and other people, and I apologize, but I'll not be able to buy these things. And Morgbug- I won't be able to buy those 12" figures you asked me about.  :(

Thanks for letting me vent.

Ben
« Last Edit: September 28, 2005, 09:27 AM by inadvertent imitation »
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2005, 04:26 PM »
Sucks to hear that you lost your job, and I wont be profiting off of you. :-*

It's cool that your gonna enjoy yourself. You shouldn't mooch off of unemployment for longer than you need though.

Now, go watch Office Space.

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2005, 04:29 PM »
Sorry to hear about your job, but on the bright side you seem pretty positive about it.

Felt the same way about my last job, I put a notice in then they fired me, that was such a relief when they did that.


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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2005, 05:14 PM »
Sucks to hear that you lost your job, and I wont be profiting off of you. :-*

It's cool that your gonna enjoy yourself. You shouldn't mooch off of unemployment for longer than you need though.

Now, go watch Office Space.

Kevin

Thanks. I don't intend to be on unemployment for too long. Just until summer classes start, and I can take out more student loans.
I cashed out my 401k and I'll get that money in June, so that will pay off my car. After that, I'll only have rent and car insurance to worry about. :)
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2005, 05:19 PM »
Congrats!!!! Sounds like a win win situation!!! ;)
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2005, 05:48 PM »
If you hated it, it was probably for the best. Hopefully the next one is a winner.
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2005, 06:15 PM »
At least you have a positive attitude about the whole thing.  Keep up the positive attitude and you should be doing fine.
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2005, 06:41 PM »
Sorry to hear that Ben, but it sounds like it's for the best.  Good luck staying on your feet in the meantime, and hopefully you'll land something better in the near future.

I know I'd be bummed if I lost my job, but at the same time, it'd be the biggest relief in the world, since I'm rather tired of it as well.  Just too chicken **** to do anything about it on my own just yet.

Best of luck with your situation though!

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2005, 06:55 PM »
I am relieved. When I got there today, I wondered how I could pull myself through another day.

Now, a few hours after the fact, I'm at ease. It's going to suck filing an unemployment claim, but it's something I'll have to do if I wanna eat.

My brother has offered me a business opportunity, so I guess I'll look into that. :)
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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2005, 10:57 PM »
That sucks bro, but I know you'll land on your feet.  And from the sounds of it, it's all for the best.


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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2005, 11:35 PM »
Congrats I guess then, its moments like these that totally define where your life goes and I always look at it as stay positive and the next path will be that much more rose petaled

Sounds like you have a plan too so it should all work out for the best, good luck, Ben!

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #11 on: April 28, 2005, 09:06 AM »
Sorry to hear that news Ben, but like has been said, it sounds like maybe you are better off in some senses anyways.  Best of luck finding your next opportunity, and finding a job/career that you really enjoy.  Take care.

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2005, 02:14 PM »
Yeah, that sucks.  I read it on your blog - you guessed right, I'm the one reading it.

 ;D

Seriously, try and make the best of it.   8)

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #13 on: April 28, 2005, 02:21 PM »
Things like this can sometimes be for the best.  I blindly quit a job almost 10 years ago and it motivated me begin a new career which I have been doing ever since. 

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Re: I just lost my job.
« Reply #14 on: April 28, 2005, 03:19 PM »
I felt that way about my previous two career decisions before where I am now.

Good luck, and glad that you are being positive about it.  Just don't become a lazy welfare person who otherwise could be productive.   ;)

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