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Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:15 pm

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I'm sure, Abdul, ed and Listy will drop by to differ.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:21 pm

For the hourly wage folk holiday pay is double-time. Thems is good hours.

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:35 pm

Yep, right on cue. Could you provide evidence that these workers are actually getting double pay?
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:35 pm

I'm not making any big ideological deal about it, but I'm not doing any shopping today.

Might hit Walmart tomorrow. :p
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by gnome » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:36 pm

I'm find with stores working with a volunteer staff for a big holiday. But if one is forcing people to work that day, fuck those guys. Pay extra and get volunteers.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:37 pm

A volunteer staff? I do not believe it.

Or so do mean a "volunteer" staff?

Are they working on commission or what?
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by ed » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:09 pm

shemp wrote:Image

I'm sure, Abdul, ed and Listy will drop by to differ.
If someone is working then they are making mioney which they might actually need. Maybe it should be left up to them.

Dipshit.

Get back to work.

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:37 pm

Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:41 pm

ed wrote:
shemp wrote:Image

I'm sure, Abdul, ed and Listy will drop by to differ.
If someone is working then they are making mioney which they might actually need. Maybe it should be left up to them.

Dipshit.

Get back to work.

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And the point, douchenozzle, is that many of them are NOT working voluntarily.

I am fortunate enough that I do not have a retail job, and I haven't been "asked" to work a holiday in many years. Others don't have that luxury. Dollars to donuts says that most of these people didn't have a choice if they want to keep their jobs.

And much as I hate the retail execs who open their stores on T-day, just as bad are the fucking nitwits who just HAVE to go shopping in a physical store today, when there's still 33 days until Shitmas!

Twat.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Boss Paul » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:42 pm

Get to work.
Get the wax outta your ears!

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:42 pm

shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I'm more like Joe DeRita.

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:45 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I'm more like Joe DeRita.

The one true last stooge. 8)
OK, Moe-Larry-CurlyJoe.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:46 pm

Boss Paul wrote:Get to work.

Blow me you backwoods fool.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by ed » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:08 pm

Get to work.

Douchenozzle ... I like the sound of that.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:40 pm

shemp wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I'm more like Joe DeRita.

The one true last stooge. 8)
OK, Moe-Larry-CurlyJoe.
But the funniest one was Besser.

And he was good as a supporting actor with Abbot and Costello.

And Moe never slapped him around. :P
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Anaxagoras » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:49 pm

https://www.thebalance.com/do-you-get-p ... ay-2064019
How Much You Get Paid for Working on a Holiday
Employers are not required to pay extra (over and above your normal rate) for working on a holiday unless you have a contract that stipulates holiday pay. Companies aren't required to give you the holiday off from work either.

In general, if you are a salaried worker, you will not receive extra pay or overtime for working on a holiday. Employees in retail and hospitality positions often do not receive a special holiday rate, as holiday and weekend shifts are part of their normal business hours.

Some employers provide holidays off or pay extra for working on a holiday; however, there are no federal or state laws that require companies to compensate you for holidays off or to pay you extra (over and above your normal hourly rate) for working on a holiday. The only exception is if you have a contract that stipulates holiday pay.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:15 pm

shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I guess you're okay with the folks at the power company working thanksgiving so you can post your sad drivel on the internets. Hypocrite. :x

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:10 am

Rob Lister wrote:
shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I guess you're okay with the folks at the power company working thanksgiving so you can post your sad drivel on the internets. Hypocrite. :x
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Pathetic strawman. Electricity has to keep going, fucktard. Stores don't have to be open. Next you'll claim I would call for hospitals to close and let the patients die.
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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by shemp » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:12 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
shemp wrote:
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I'm more like Joe DeRita.

The one true last stooge. 8)
OK, Moe-Larry-CurlyJoe.
But the funniest one was Besser.

And he was good as a supporting actor with Abbot and Costello.

And Moe never slapped him around. :P
If I thought you were serious I'd slap you.
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"[... it seems most strange that... ] the Creator of Heaven and Earth resorted to the womb of a certain Jewish lady, grew there for nine months and was born as an infant, and afterwards grew up and was betrayed into the hands of his enemies who sentenced him to death and executed him, and that afterwards... he came to life and returned to his original place. The mind of a Jew, or any other person, simply cannot tolerate these assertions. If you have listened all your life to the priests who have filled your brain and the marrow of your bones with this doctrine, and it has settled into you because of that accustomed habit. [I would argue that if you were hearing these ideas for the first time, now, as a grown adult], you would never have accepted them." -- Rabbi Moses ben Nahman, defending the Talmud at the Disputation of Barcelona, July 1263.

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Re: Americans, please don't shop in stores on Thanksgiving!

Post by ed » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:14 am

shemp wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:
shemp wrote:Yep, just like Moe-Larry-Curly. But Abdul disappointed me.
I guess you're okay with the folks at the power company working thanksgiving so you can post your sad drivel on the internets. Hypocrite. :x
:doglaugh:

Pathetic strawman. Electricity has to keep going, fucktard. Stores don't have to be open. Next you'll claim I would call for hospitals to close and let the patients die.
Why do you hate sick people?
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