Best way to get fired...

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by f'nar f'nar, Dec 29, 2004.

  1. I was gettign really bored of my job at coles today, so I decided to pack it in. But I felt I needed to have a bit of fun first. So i got one of the tickle me elmo toys, turned up the pa system and played it over. Much laughter ensued from most in the store, as well as a security guard escort out of the room and a weeks pay. Successfull I say. Anyone else have stories like this?
  2. And what happens when you try to get another job and Coles is called as a backround or referance check ?
  3. WillPlay4Food

    WillPlay4Food Now With More Metal! Staff Member Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2002
    Orbiting HQ
    I thought getting fired/leaving my job unannounced was cool too...

    Then 1991 came along, jobs were scarce, and it took me 4 months to get a job cleaning up the local Booger-Fling on 3rd shift. Made me realize that maybe I would've found a better job if I could've actually listed a previous employer. Well, that and some education (which I now have, fear of working the rest of my life in low level jobs is a fantastic motivator) would've helped too.
  4. Eric Moesle

    Eric Moesle Supporting Member

    Sep 21, 2001
    Columbus OH
    I can't even begin to tell you how many things I've done that were HILARIOUS when I was younger, that caused me serious headaches later in life. Enjoy it now! :bag:
  5. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA

    Sure you can!! Let's hear one, or two. :D

  6. Actually very funny, and I'm glad it's you that did it. And not me.

    You'll prolly continue doing things like this...always make sure you have a crowd first :)
  7. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Umm...I got fired from McDonald's when I stole a nugget. At least they didn't know about the six I took for my break the night before! ;)
  8. Wow, they fire you for stealing one, but they'll throw them away willingly after 15 minutes....

  9. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Yep. It was even one of the ones that was past the timer!
  10. karrot-x

    karrot-x Banned

    Feb 21, 2004
    Omicron Persei 8
    Did you steal it Italian Job style or Oceans 12 style?

  11. Wow, must be because they are toxic at that point, and they don't want a lawsuit. ;)
  12. McHack


    Jul 29, 2003
    Central Ohio!
    The best way to get fired is to show up to work, looking like.............

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  13. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
  14. I'll bet it was "Italian Job" Style. He waited for a nugget to be placed on a designated spot in the tray, then set off some McExplosives underneath it so that it fell directly into a waiting nugget carton below. So that his supervisor would not see the hole in the tray, another larger, less tasty, diversionary nugget took its place...thereby covering the hole without falling through it. The nugget was then split into 4 smaller portions and wisked away from the scene in smaller, more agile containers. When they were reunited, he was able to enjoy the fruits of his crime. With a plan this slick, how on earth did you get caught?
  15. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Well, see, after I enjoyed my tasty, tasty prize, I was still hungry and went for the larger diversionary nugget. One of the managers saw the hole, the four tiny containers, detonators, and several masked men running out of the restaurant and just assumed the worst! Jeez. Sometimes you've just got to have faith in people.
  16. I was working in that restaurent the night before christmass, washing the dishes (worst job ever) and the boss ask me to go to the grocery store to buy vegetables.... I come back with everything he asked for and he tells be I bought way too much and that I will have to pay for everything that won't be used....

    in fact, the discution looked something like this

    boss: I've got a question for you.. you know how much those extra vegetables are gonna cost me??? absolutely nothing because YOU will pay for them because it's YOUR mistake! (I bought exactly what he asked for)

    me: ok... but I've got a question for you too! How long will it take to clean all the dishes without me the night before christmass??

    and that'S when I left the restaurent, without ever coming back :rollno:
  17. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    When I was 17, I was working at Del Taco in So. was Thanksgiving Day, everyone called in sick, or had vacation that day. Now, I was the grill man, and the fry man. I had called in sick with flu- had 103 fever, vomitus maximus, etc. Not good. My manager was being a witch with a capital B, and called me into work, or be fired. I told her I was really sick, but she just laughed and said "Right- and I'm the Queen of England!" I somehow made it to work, and about an hour and a half in, it was dead. She started to get her purse in order to go home, I asked what she was doing. I told her she should be sending me home, as sick as I was. She told me I was faking! What a worm! I sneezed right in her face, then told her that I expected to see her at work every day, if she called in, she'd be fired...she said I was being insubordinate, and she was firing me at the end of that shift. "Why wait?" I asked. "I QUIT!" As I started to leave, she blocked me from getting out from behind the grill. "You can't quit, you still have your uniform on!" I stripped right there in front of the order window, threw her precious uniform in her face, and repeated- "I QUIT!" I stormed out to my car and drove home in my skivvies. A week later, HR called me to inform me that I had been terminated. I told them what had transpired, and asked that the district manager call me. He did, I told him what happened, a day after that he called me back to let me know that the witch had been fired, would I like my job back. I told him thanks, but no thanks, I would like my termination converted to voluntary seperation, with a good recommendation, which I got.
  18. RicPlaya


    Apr 22, 2003
    Whitmoretucky MI
    That is how you do it!
  19. They fired you, but didn't do anything to Elmo?

    That's screwed up!


    Mike :D
  20. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Elmo gets all the breaks. Little beotch.