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What have you done today?

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Archiecomicxfan215

I was at work from 11am until 8:30pm. So that was my day. 11am to 4pm cashier, 4pm-4:45pm my 45 minute break and then 4:45pm to 8:30pm sales floor in the Womens section.

Archiecomicxfan215

Today I have work from 5pm until 10:15pm. I work in the womens section again. Just made Mac n cheese for lunch. Didnt have breakfast as i woke up too late.

BettyReggie

January 30, 2017, 06:37:27 pm #587 Last Edit: February 04, 2017, 10:59:05 am by BettyReggie
I went to the library by myself. I returned a few books. And I got 2 Gravity Falls dvds & 2 books out. My aide did my wash. I did some leg exercises with the new stretching bands. And I took a nap.

BettyReggie

February 02, 2017, 06:07:59 am #588 Last Edit: February 04, 2017, 10:58:41 am by BettyReggie
I changed my wall. I have to take a picture later today.

Archiecomicxfan215

Leaving at 11am to pick up my check and check my work schedule for the week of the 13th. Then off to meet my boyfriend and we are going to Brooklyn to try this popular rainbow bagel with funfetti cream cheese and then back to Manhattan to check out some stores, like another location of my job and such :smitten:

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Archiecomicxfan215

i returned two pairs of gym pants that did not fit me today at Burlington Coat Factory, then went to the supermarket with my dad, put my leftover money from my check and my pants return in the bank. Later tonight I am going to the gym


steveinthecity

Quote from: Archiecomicxfan215 on February 03, 2017, 09:54:28 am
Leaving at 11am to pick up my check and check my work schedule for the week of the 13th. Then off to meet my boyfriend and we are going to Brooklyn to try this popular rainbow bagel with funfetti cream cheese and then back to Manhattan to check out some stores, like another location of my job and such :smitten:
Serious question, but why don't managers of businesses that employ folks with "flexible" schedules email that info out to their staff?  It easy enough to hide folks email addy's for privacy's sake. 


Please let us know what's in a "Rainbow" bagel.  I cannot imagine what it is myself.
Comics!

DeCarlo Rules

Went to work, then stopped at the grocery store to pick up some food on the way home. Watched some cartoons, did laundry, and read a book. No comics reading, oddly enough.

Archiecomicxfan215

February 05, 2017, 09:17:44 am #594 Last Edit: February 05, 2017, 09:21:37 am by Archiecomicxfan215
These are the rainbow bagels





The blue one they called a unicorn bagel which had oreo cream cheese, the red pink one they called a valentines bagel and had fruitty pebbles cream cheese

DeCarlo Rules

Quote from: Archiecomicxfan215 on February 05, 2017, 09:17:44 am
These are the rainbow bagels





The blue one they called a unicorn bagel which had oreo cream cheese, the red pink one they called a valentines bagel and had fruitty pebbles cream cheese


Seems overly complicated to me. Couldn't you just cover the bagel with cake frosting decorations and it would be just as healthy? Or say, some 50/50 blend of cake frosting & cream cheese with different food colorings. Then maybe use the Oreo crumbles or Fruity Pebbles just like sprinkles. Just pretend it's a cupcake, that works.

Archiecomicxfan215

I like that idea too :).


I don't know why those are very popular, even after my boyfriend and started eating they made a fresh batch and sold out in like 20 minutes. I even saw someone from BuzzFeed make a video on them on her own channel on youtube (she left buzzfeed) and she lives in LA according to her page :/

steveinthecity

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 05, 2017, 01:34:52 pm
Quote from: Archiecomicxfan215 on February 05, 2017, 09:17:44 am
These are the rainbow bagels





The blue one they called a unicorn bagel which had oreo cream cheese, the red pink one they called a valentines bagel and had fruitty pebbles cream cheese


Seems overly complicated to me. Couldn't you just cover the bagel with cake frosting decorations and it would be just as healthy? Or say, some 50/50 blend of cake frosting & cream cheese with different food colorings. Then maybe use the Oreo crumbles or Fruity Pebbles just like sprinkles. Just pretend it's a cupcake, that works.
I worked in a bagel place, and we never concerned ourselves with toppings.  It was all about the bread, yo. Bread rocks.  Ask your best deli's.

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irishmoxie

Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 05, 2017, 04:34:25 am
Went to work, then stopped at the grocery store to pick up some food on the way home. Watched some cartoons, did laundry, and read a book. No comics reading, oddly enough.



You read books too? What book?

DeCarlo Rules

February 05, 2017, 11:54:13 pm #599 Last Edit: February 06, 2017, 05:12:26 am by DeCarlo Rules
Quote from: irishmoxie on February 05, 2017, 08:42:50 pm
Quote from: DeCarlo Rules on February 05, 2017, 04:34:25 am
Went to work, then stopped at the grocery store to pick up some food on the way home. Watched some cartoons, did laundry, and read a book. No comics reading, oddly enough.



You read books too? What book?


The Art of the Pimp by Dennis Hof. 

I'm not even sure what prompted me to buy it (it was some years back, and I just never got around to reading it until now), probably just that I liked the cover (no pictures) and it sounded like it might be good for a laugh. At the time I didn't even know who this Dennis Hof guy was, but for whatever reason I just saw it sitting there the other day and realized I never did read it, so I picked it up and started browsing it, then went back and started reading from the beginning. It turned out to be an interesting book. I think I was expecting maybe around a 90%+ level of BS, but now I don't know what to think. There's one whole chapter devoted to a scenario where he gives a motivational talk about "The Art of the Sale" to one of the girls, explaining (in detail) how she should negotiate the highest price from the customer for the girl's services, and it effectively rips away the curtain, giving away the secret of his success, which left me wondering why he would do that (not only because he's giving away free advice to his competitors, but isn't it pretty much guaranteed that all the clients at the Bunny Ranch are going to be reading it also?). Also there are sidebar pieces throughout the book where he allows his most outspoken critics to have their say in their own words, and again... I just have to wonder WHY he'd give equal time to his detractors. What it boils down to is that the guy has a history in sales (real estate and time-shares) as a businessman, and sees the sex business as no different than selling any other product, but he says even in his real estate days he could never sell any property that he didn't believe in (like something next to the airport). To him it's all about changing the customer's perception of value for money, and insuring customer satisfaction and repeat business, and he sees the key to that as motivation and positive thinking, where the girls are trying to level up their game. The girls are his sales team, and they're all independent contractors who split their self-negotiated fees 50/50 with the house (they also retain the right to refuse any client -politely- or any specific request, if they aren't comfortable with it, and the rooms are wired for audio in case of any emergency, for their safety). Hof also did some reading of Dale Carnegie's books and his whole sales approach seems to stem from the idea of motivating his workers to achieve success so that they can use that wealth to move on to whatever their goals are. It does seems like he's improved the working conditions, and from a business perspective it seems to make perfect sense - you build a successful company by having successful, motivated workers who are there because they want to be there, not because they have nowhere else to go. Definitely NOT what I was expecting, but fascinating.


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