Don't quitcha day job!

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Matt Till, Apr 8, 2003.

  1. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    Seeing as I'm not a rock star... yet. I got a job. I work for Wally Mart. My specific job is to push carts... you heard me right, push carts. You know those little areas where you are SUPPOSE TO PUT YOUR CARTS? It's my job to put those carts where they belong and to pick up the strays :spit: Other than that I listen to my walkie talkie in case anyone needs help carrying things?

    Mind bogglingly simple right? Yep, but when you really start piling on the carts and do it for 8 hour shifts, it sucks. But there is an upside to it, some people pay to get exersize this intense... I'm getting paid. It feels like I'm at football camp or something... except I don't catch stuff :meh:

    Overall, not a bad job. I'm gonna be totally ripped in a few months. :D
  2. Wrong Robot

    Wrong Robot Guest

    Apr 8, 2002
    Awesome. Don't worry though, with a name like Matt till, you would be crazy to NOT be a rockstar.:p

    what do I got?
    Kief Nilsson, what kind of name is that...not like Matt till...not at all.
  3. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Matt Till: Now with new ultra ripped.
    I'm becoming a florist......

    But that sounds like a cool job. Well, better than a fast food place that makes you make hamburgers in 8 seconds and uses the left over meat for chili.
  4. Yeah, but Kief and the Killers would be a great name for a Rock band!!:D

    Congrats on the new job. Just stay outta the way of us paying customers that need to use the parking lot.:D;)

    Rock on
  5. Mike Money

    Mike Money Banned

    Mar 18, 2003
    Bakersfield California
    Avatar Speakers Endorsing Hooligan
    What about my name?

    Can I be a rock star?
  6. Sure, as long as your groupies are called Money Honeys.:D

    Rock on
  7. yoshi


    Jul 12, 2002
    England, London
    How many have you fished out of canals yet?
  8. hey, its a job and honest money, right?
    have to show us a picture in a couple months with those new muscles.:D
  9. Only


    Sep 8, 2002
    Warrensburg, MO
    Ahh, another Wal-Mart worker!
    Welcome to the inside, mwa ha ha! :D
  10. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member

    Where's Wally!! ;)

    That's the one good thing about being an old geezer - you don't have to do jobs like this anymore!! ;)

    Do they have canals in Edinburgh??
  11. Word!
  12. Josh Ryan

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

    Mar 24, 2001
    More of a porn star name, IMO :D ;)
  13. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000

    Porn, Rock, they're all four letter words.

    Matt, do you have to jump in front of rolling carts before they can dent a car?:p
  14. I work in a bakery. I drop on my knees everyday and thank God for not having to do jobs like these.
  15. DirtDog


    Jun 7, 2002
    The Deep North
    I think you need to check out Episode 1 - Season 2 of the Trailer Park Boys where Ricky gets a job retreiving carts at the mall and where we discover Bubbles has a grey-market cart stealing and repair business on the side. Funny stuff - the walkie-talkie figures prominently in the script....

    Trailer Park Boys Season Two
  16. Job!? I do the clever thing of selling my posession's when i need money it work's most of the time apart from my dad's car and golf club's :meh:
  17. i need a job like that

    better than fast food :mad:
  18. Better than my previous Job at Petsmart. IN THE FISH DEPARTMENT!!

    here is a sample conversation between me and someone needing some feeder fish.

    Me-"Hi can I help you with anything?"
    Customer-"Yes can I get 200 feeder fish"
    Me-"alright what size sir?"
    Customer- "Hmm lets see, I want 56 Small ones, 62 medium ones and the rest in Large size."
    Start to fish out the small sized ones and get to the mediums...
    Customer-"ok now I want this medium, no not that one, put it back I want that one, now that one, that one, and that one, NO NO NO NOT THAT ONE, THAT ONE IN THE CORNER!!"
    and this goes on for the entire 62 medium feeder fish. Then I get the rest of the Large fish and bag them all.
    Me-"There you are sir, your 200 feeders"
    Customer-"Hey wait a second. I see a dead one, no two, I want a new set now, wheres Bill, he never messes up like this"
    Me- "umm sir they arent dead, they are just in shock from being transported.
    Customer- "They look pretty dead to me, I come in here every week, I know what im talking about."
    Me-"Yes sir"
    I then have to rip open the bag, let all the large fish out and rebag them again.
    Customer-" Oh crap I forgot my money in the car Ill be right back"
    So I put the fish on the cart and wait for about two hours, He never came back.

    How about that for a crappy job. The sad thing was it happened all the time. Freaking idiots

  19. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    That was me.