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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20370 on: June 23, 2019, 05:46:22 PM »
So you don't have the old system to do the transfer?
No, I don't.  :(

Well, I can understand you are frustrated.

I don't think I've ever upgraded a system (I still have the DS I bought day one, although I haven't played it in many years) - But personally I wouldn't upgrade any system without looking at what was involved in transferring data, but this is also maybe because I am just used to Nintendo.
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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20371 on: June 24, 2019, 03:18:40 AM »
Well, what happened broke my heart but I'll get over it eventually. Next time I'll just have to make sure my save data really is backed up to where its actually safe.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20372 on: July 10, 2019, 11:09:11 AM »
Cubicle version of musical chairs is happening again here at work. This usually happens when we get enough new hires and teams need to be re-assigned. I'm being moved from the center of the office where everyone can see me to a place that has the most foot traffic going by with the best view of anyone's computer. No matter where I was placed, I wanted to say "At least it's not there." BOOM. *That's* the one I get.

I've been with this company for 6 years, this re-arranging has happened about 4 times, and I have yet to get placed against a wall or a window or what I consider a medium level of privacy. What's messed up is that if I had any hint of this happening (which they usually say ahead of time), I could've said a little something. Like, it's not *that* big of a deal to the new hires or to those in charge, so I'm confident I could've gotten something better. It was just sprung on us this time.  >:(
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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20373 on: July 10, 2019, 11:56:50 AM »
That's bizarre that you have some seniority yet you can still get put in a shitty location like that. .
The last week and a half I've been running a small post office in a little hick town by myself and it's been pretty peaceful overall. Just a few crusty old coggers and some gossiping old ladies I deal with here and there but overall this isn't a bad post.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20374 on: July 12, 2019, 07:26:54 PM »
Shitty week at work. The real kick in the ass was getting assigned a project on Wednesday that my boss wants completed by next Tuesday. It's a project that is going to take weeks and weeks of work and I can't seem to get him to understand that. It's in addition to the other 10 projects I'm working on. Need to focus on one or two of them and just get them done, but instead I have to work on all at once due to having to give weekly project updates. And wasted all day today trying to talk 4 employees who just found out today that they now report to me off of ledges (they found out at the same time I did- not that any of them don't like me- just that change is difficult and the way it was communicated couldn't have been worse).


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20375 on: July 16, 2019, 06:18:58 AM »
Sold a DVD on ebay for $5 and it got lost by USPS so the seller leaves me negative feedback as a result! Ebay told me they could remove it when the case was closed, which was today but now says they can't remove it because it's based on the buyer's experience with the transaction... So why tell me they can remove it in the first place ???
So my 100% feedback rating dropped to a 98.2% :angry:
I've bought items before that were lost in the shipping process but I don't leave the sellers negative feedback when the tracking number provided proves they shipped the item!
That just tells me the buyer is immature and unprofessional and I add them to my Blocked Bidder/Buyer list so I don't have to deal with them again >:(
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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20376 on: July 16, 2019, 06:55:08 AM »
That's ridiculous. Having tracking on it is proof positive that it's completely outside of your control. Really bad luck to be dealing with the equivalent of the Amazon reviewers who leave 1 star and have no idea what they're doing, e.g.:     
   
     
For eBay to say you could remove it and then not is equally ridiculous. Sorry that happened to ya.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20377 on: July 16, 2019, 07:11:52 AM »
I've been using Discogs.com a lot lately and I see lots of those bad reviews because the package was lost in transit.  At least there the seller can leave a comment to say their money was refunded.

Similar thing is the questions and answers on Amazon, there are lots of answers from people that say they don't know and can't help.  Is there some kind of reward system for simply posting answers?  If you don't have an answer don't post.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20378 on: July 16, 2019, 08:26:27 AM »
Is there some kind of reward system for simply posting answers?  If you don't have an answer don't post.

My best guess is that Amazon emails them asking them to review items. In my line of work, it's very clear that people born before 1965 have particular trouble with this. It's amazing how much people will just click on anything and everything. People born before 1960, it's even worse. Before 1950, we do stretches to prepare for all the help we have to give. It's pretty much people born in the late 70s that we really start to expect people to know their stuff. I *love* talking to people born in the 90s and later. I can talk fast and they can keep up.

Having said all that, I've learned that I would rather talk to someone for 20mins who admits they don't know what they're doing than 3mins with someone who thinks they know what they're doing but are just completely wrong.

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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20379 on: July 16, 2019, 10:23:11 AM »
People who buy on Amazon really need to learn the difference between seller feedback and product feedback. I've seen a LOT of people give 1 or 2 star reviews to products mentioning that the shipping was slow or the product was defective. If you've got a problem with what you received, call Amazon or email the 3rd party seller. Amazon makes that super easy to do.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20380 on: July 16, 2019, 11:19:02 AM »
If you've got a problem with what you received, call Amazon or email the 3rd party seller. Amazon makes that super easy to do.

My work happens to be a third party company (not for Amazon; different industry). The amount of "We're not __" is so ridiculous that it might as well be how we answer the phone. I don't have enough faith in people to see this getting any better. In fact, very strangely, it's only within the past year that people started not caring whether .com was an indicator of what website they were on. Like if you mentioned Amazon.com and eBay.com, they will still say that's the website they're on and that they're the same thing. Like..... Why did this happen all of a sudden!?


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20381 on: July 17, 2019, 05:49:55 AM »
Sold a DVD on ebay for $5 and it got lost by USPS so the seller leaves me negative feedback as a result! Ebay told me they could remove it when the case was closed, which was today but now says they can't remove it because it's based on the buyer's experience with the transaction... So why tell me they can remove it in the first place ???
So my 100% feedback rating dropped to a 98.2% :angry:
I've bought items before that were lost in the shipping process but I don't leave the sellers negative feedback when the tracking number provided proves they shipped the item!
That just tells me the buyer is immature and unprofessional and I add them to my Blocked Bidder/Buyer list so I don't have to deal with them again >:(
So now the DVD has mysteriously reappeared in Chicago as of July 16 at 6:30pm after disappearing the evening of July 4 in Charlotte.. No tracking updates between those 2 dates at all.
So Again I contact ebay to discuss the feedback revision and they tell me now to request a feedback revision first from the buyer once they receive it and if they still don't revise it to contact them on July 26 (no earlier) about filing an appeal.
So this has to drag on for nearly a month and there's still no guarantee it will change anything ... PERFECT!! ::)


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20382 on: July 17, 2019, 04:00:01 PM »
 Well it seems as though I’ve got a bad case of tinnitus in my left ear. I’m going to see my doctor on Friday but I’m not sure there’s much they can do.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20383 on: July 19, 2019, 01:52:48 AM »
Sold a DVD on ebay for $5 and it got lost by USPS so the seller leaves me negative feedback as a result! Ebay told me they could remove it when the case was closed, which was today but now says they can't remove it because it's based on the buyer's experience with the transaction... So why tell me they can remove it in the first place ???
So my 100% feedback rating dropped to a 98.2% :angry:
I've bought items before that were lost in the shipping process but I don't leave the sellers negative feedback when the tracking number provided proves they shipped the item!
That just tells me the buyer is immature and unprofessional and I add them to my Blocked Bidder/Buyer list so I don't have to deal with them again >:(
So now the DVD has mysteriously reappeared in Chicago as of July 16 at 6:30pm after disappearing the evening of July 4 in Charlotte.. No tracking updates between those 2 dates at all.
So Again I contact ebay to discuss the feedback revision and they tell me now to request a feedback revision first from the buyer once they receive it and if they still don't revise it to contact them on July 26 (no earlier) about filing an appeal.
So this has to drag on for nearly a month and there's still no guarantee it will change anything ... PERFECT!! ::)
It was finally delivered yesterday (July 18). The buyer revised their feedback to a Neutral saying
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seller had opened a case so eBay could step in too figure out what was going on
fair enough I guess even though this was out of my control..
At least my feedback rating is back to 100% now.


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Re: RRRRRAAAAARRRGGGGHHHHHH!!!
« Reply #20384 on: July 28, 2019, 02:51:34 PM »
I was at a souvenir shop in Six Flags Great America.  I wanted to get a key chain with my name on it.  Even though I have one of the most common names in America, I couldn't find one with my name.
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