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Old 06-22-2012, 06:18 PM   #2441
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Personally I love the plastic jars. My ceramic tile kitchen floor can't bust them (although it's been known to crack a plastic lid or two). I use the empties to pour leftover oil into before throwing them away.
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:45 PM   #2442
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Personally I love the plastic jars. My ceramic tile kitchen floor can't bust them (although it's been known to crack a plastic lid or two). I use the empties to pour leftover oil into before throwing them away.
But I have to sterilize the jars in high heat...plastic will warp or melt and I have lost the 32 oz capacity I need to make my solution and keep it sterile. I don't think Shrek wants his saline with mayo...
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Old 06-22-2012, 10:52 PM   #2443
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But I have to sterilize the jars in high heat...plastic will warp or melt and I have lost the 32 oz capacity I need to make my solution and keep it sterile. I don't think Shrek wants his saline with mayo...
Yes. BBQ sauce sounds more his style. No mayo!
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:14 PM   #2444
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But I have to sterilize the jars in high heat...plastic will warp or melt and I have lost the 32 oz capacity I need to make my solution and keep it sterile. I don't think Shrek wants his saline with mayo...
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Yes. BBQ sauce sounds more his style. No mayo!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:04 PM   #2445
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Well I basically just got a 50% or more pay cut. Red lobster is doing some restructuring, and I got bumped down from server to "service assistant", along with 6 of the other servers in Duluth. I wonder if my managers gave me a sh***y review because they knew I was going to St. Cloud. I only have to do it for 90 days before I get bumped back up, but I was hoping to save some money this summer for when I go back to school in the fall :( this is not helpful. The other awesome aspect of the change, is that it takes everything I don't like about serving and makes that my permanent job (bussing tables, making salads, walking food, drink refills, etc), and takes away the part I enjoy, which is working with the customers. I didn't even ask about it because it doesn't matter at this point, but my review definitely did not reflect the good feedback I've been getting over the last year, not to mention the multiple guest compliments I've gotten, the fact that the managers usually just wave me away and tell me I'm fine when I ask them to check my side work so I can go home (they know they don't need to check), that I've never been written up, I'm never late, help the other servers when they need it... Now I have to decide if I should just be broke all summer and not have any money saved when I go back to school, or try to work two jobs, so I'll be exhausted all summer, put in all the work of getting a second job and being trained in, and probably not stay there long anyway. This couldn't have come at a worse time. The money my bf and I had to put towards a deposit for a new place went to fix the transmission in his car (which he needed since he moved to st. cloud a month before I did). Now we have to sell it and get a beater car just so we can get an apartment. Seriously. Why does everything always have to hit the fan at once??
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:22 PM   #2446
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That totally stinks, Skittle. I know how much you enjoy working with customers. It's a shame you aren't getting the appreciation or paycheck you deserve.

It will get better, most of us have been broke at one time or another. Glad you're continuing with school!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:58 PM   #2447
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That totally stinks, Skittle. I know how much you enjoy working with customers. It's a shame you aren't getting the appreciation or paycheck you deserve.

It will get better, most of us have been broke at one time or another. Glad you're continuing with school!
Lol yeah the program I want to go into has about 150 people trying to get in and they only accept 12. It's not a waiting list, not first come first serve, they pick 12 people. I'm going to a seminar in July that is just to tell us what to do to improve our chances of being accepted, which will hopefully discourage enough people to improve my odds (if I even decide I want to take my chances after that), then I have to take a year of prerequisites before I can even apply. So we will see about that too. Yet another wrench in the gears. Bf says life is never easy, but can you blame me for wanting it to be??
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:02 PM   #2448
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Lol yeah the program I want to go into has about 150 people trying to get in and they only accept 12. It's not a waiting list, not first come first serve, they pick 12 people. I'm going to a seminar in July that is just to tell us what to do to improve our chances of being accepted, which will hopefully discourage enough people to improve my odds (if I even decide I want to take my chances after that), then I have to take a year of prerequisites before I can even apply. So we will see about that too. Yet another wrench in the gears. Bf says life is never easy, but can you blame me for wanting it to be??
I'm hoping being older and more mature will help my chances, rather than that being out of school for 8 years will hurt them ha ha
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I'm hoping being older and more mature will help my chances, rather than that being out of school for 8 years will hurt them ha ha
What program are you looking at?
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:56 PM   #2450
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What program are you looking at?
Sonography. It seems like it would be a good fit for me because you need good people skills, it's interesting and you need to use your brain, and you don't have to deal with blood or needles lol. I'm thinking if I don't get in the first try I will go into x-ray instead, and try again the next year.
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