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Old 01-05-2018, 11:14 PM   #241
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Trying to find a mechanic opened on the weekend. Need to get some maintenance done other than an oil change (Leaking wiper fluid, alternator might need to be replaced, etc.) however I can't find anyone open and I'm kind of tied up for the next week with work due to installs.
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Old 01-06-2018, 01:18 AM   #242
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Uuugh, I just had a3000 dollar bill for parts and labour for fixing 4 brakes, ebrake, and an oil change.

But enough about that, my cousin is paying alternative healing bulldooks in family chat.
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Old 01-16-2018, 12:21 AM   #243
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Heater isn't working so I call up the emergency maintenance number. Tell the guy about it and they say it'll have to wait until tomorrow since it's a known issue with other residents living on the top floor.

I wish I could be that lax when I'm on call.
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Old 01-16-2018, 06:24 AM   #244
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The feeling of looming retaliation for being a whistle blower so to speak. For the last 10 months disciplinary has hardly existed where I work. No call no show two days in a row is about all that was being upheld, so long as you didn't do that you could pretty much get away with anything. Insubordination? Check! Abandonment of post? Check! Refusal of Overtime? Check! Sleep on the job? Check! Falsify documents? Check!

I finally got fed up with it when I heard there was a new person over the warden, and she was a bitch. I contacted her about all the issues going on and got her involved in a couple instances where disciplinary policy wasn't being followed. Needless to say I got what I wanted, she tore into them so bad they have a claim of hostile work environment and all communication is done by email now. On top of that no one in administration will talk to me, but I hear rumors they are constantly questioning what I do and trying to find something to hem me up on, so now I feel like there is a target on my back every day.

It pisses me off I had to go to that extent to get something going that would have helped us retain people over the last 10 months and keep the bad ones, that still have jobs, out of the facility. Granted they can't retaliate without valid reason, but damn...shouldn't have had to come to this at all.
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Old 01-17-2018, 05:07 AM   #245
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Kat, you did what you had to do. With some chance now, the work environment will improve. Maybe you will finally have the opportunity to take some time off work and relax. Seems to me that's what you need right now.
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Old 01-17-2018, 10:58 AM   #246
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I don't know...my warden, the regional director, and one above are all on administrative leave right now due to this and a few other things at the moment. I like my warden, he is a good guy and got a lot of things going that we needed, so I'm not sure why this fell on him so hard. The main ones not doing what they were supposed to was the deputy warden and chief of security who was in charge of disciplinary.

Maybe it is because he expected them to do their job and assumed they were instead of looking into it to make sure they were? Maybe it is a mix of various things and this was just the final straw on top of it all?

I just wanted to make sure that my staff got home safe at the end of the day. That they could come into work and trust the other officers they work with to do their job, to be there to support them if the need arose, and most importantly made sure no one died during our watch.

Inmate or staff.....I don't want the burden of knowing I didn't do my all to ensure they stayed as safe as possible. I've already had to look family of someone who was murdered in the eye and tell them "I don't have the answer for why this happened." That is the one thing that made me pursue this, because I do know...god I know why....and I don't want to have to try and ever have to say those words again.

I didn't become an Lt for no reason. I don't have my job to make friends....I just want to make sure we all go home safe.....and alive. If that creates waves, if that puts a target on my back and an eye of scrutiny for everything I do and every decision I make, then so be it. At least I can say my conscious is clear because I did everything I could to keep those under my watch safe, inmate and staff alike.....because that is my damn job. Is that such a bad thing?
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Old 01-18-2018, 02:51 PM   #247
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Site I've been part of for over a decade died.
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Also: Year Two of Cheeto n' Chief
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Old 01-21-2018, 04:13 PM   #248
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~19 inches of snow coming tonight and tomorrow. March needs to get here soon.
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Old 01-31-2018, 03:15 PM   #249
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When rain without have an umbrella :P
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Old 02-26-2018, 04:10 PM   #250
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Old printer broke, clogged up (epson inkjet). Tried to fix it, searched for tools to help me fix it and gave up. Had to buy a new printer and now instead of paying near 100$ to change all 4 of the ink cartridges, my new Canon Inkjet will only cost me around 60$ each time I will need to change the 2 cartridges.

Now, time to break up the old printer and send it to the ecocenter... At least, now the beartrap Epson laid in it will be far from me, my finger still hurts a little since then.
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Old 03-11-2018, 10:07 AM   #251
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Trying to record a interesting thing you saw ingame, but when you check later it wasn't recorded... because you apparently already had "recording" mode on... for the last 24+ hours and actually turned off record when you pressed the record button earlier...



Randomly, I find it impressive that a 27 hour 4K 60fps video with Nvidia video recorder is only 220GB
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Old 03-24-2018, 08:29 AM   #252
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Earlier this week: Highs in the mid/high 40s to low 50s. Today: 1-3 inches of snow is expected.
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Old 03-30-2018, 02:06 AM   #253
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Since I stumbled up this, I had to reply because one thought came right away! You know what pisses me off? Mothers who expose their children to meth. Its a damn epidemic in my town. New one in the news each day. Now that makes me RAGE!
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:16 AM   #254
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Having to write 10 random postings before finally being able to post pics pisses me off about this forum rn

Apart from that I'm having holidays but can't seem to relax properly cause I'm feeling bad about myself being "lazy", and that sucks. I had to work very hard before the holidays and should definitely enjoy the sweet side of life, but I kind of struggle to do so.
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Old 03-31-2018, 10:44 PM   #255
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"Hey, you know the HVAC always messes up on Friday and then we are fucked cause you guys don't want to come in on the weekend and fix it, right?"

'Well if it does, just go into the software and correct the air flow mixture this to correct it. Might have to restart the chillers if it drops below 30F.'

Does as instructed so not trying to get ahold of Admin and Maintenance every time the temperatures get too hot. Next Friday gets an email from Major 'Stop fucking with the air system, it is unacceptable'

Seriously? Fine...calling your ass in the middle of the night when areas shoot up to 100+ every weekend *smiles and nods head* Then you can jump maintenance ass for how frequently this happens, and why it only seems to happen on Fridays.
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Old 04-18-2018, 12:40 AM   #256
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>Spend half a decade being frugal and not spending money on myself to be able to afford things like a house and a car on my own
>Finally ready to start buying some things I've been putting off forever just to get my mind off what a horrible state my country and the world are in
>Find some stuff I want to buy on eBay, make sure my Paypal account is still active and update all my passwords
>Try to sign in on eBay using my username I've had for over a decade but haven't used since 2012 or so with 100% positive feedback
>"Oops, that's not a match. Try again?"
>Try to reset password using email address I KNOW I originally used for signing up because it's an AOL account I've had for 20 years and it's the same one I use for Paypal
>"Oops, that's not a match. Try again?"
>Spend an hour digging through packages from some old things I bought on eBay hoping to turn up a receipt or something with my username on it so I can make sure, come up empty
>Try all the solutions I can find on Google
>"Oops, that's not a match. Try again?"

Fucking A. If it's been deleted for inactivity, SAY SO. Don't tease me as if it might still be there and I somehow forgot to type a user name I've had since I got out of high school. It won't even let me search the site to see if my username still exists. And going back in the feedback of sellers I've bought from to try to find my name is useless because it doesn't tell you the exact date the feedback was left. It doesn't let you click on the names either, anyway.

Also I have a Trump-cultist troll uncle who blurts out ignorant shit and blatant lies at family parties and pisses everyone off just so he can go "U mad bro" at the whole family. When you call him on his shit he pretends he can't hear what you said or changes the subject. If you walk away because you realize you'll never get through to him and it's not worth it to engage, he goes "Come back when you're done crying!" That man is over 50 years old and he starts shit like this at his children's birthday parties.
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