Let's talk about...random things!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by -Danielle-, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. Weirdo

    Weirdo UKA Editor in Chief
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    As many of us get blind to it, has it changed much in 2 years?
     
  2. Akai Dani

    Akai Dani One Dirty Little Secret

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    Nah same as I remember though I only did make a few posts
     
  3. MrLaserSharkKH

    MrLaserSharkKH Don't take me home...

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    Job Interview in the can this morning,* I think I have a good chance at getting a positive response from this one hopefully.

    You know when you go in and you have the feeling that the responses that I'm giving to their questions and their responses they have to my answers just seemed to click, well that's how it went, everything just seemed to mesh well and I feel that from what they're looking for I feel as though I'm a great fit. And I personally feel that was my best interview I've given and I'm not sure what else I could have done to sell myself if I'm being honest. Also, they'll let me know by the weekend what will become of it which is great, I won't be left waiting too long over hearing back from them.

    EDIT: Well got the call back from them...Second Best for both jobs (Third Overall). Damn, I appreciate being told how I ranked against the others (there were six)...But it doesn't make it any less of a punch to the gut knowing that I was just short in both. Que Sera, Sera as they say. Just got to go again and something will come up!

    Still irks me slightly when the reason for not getting a job is lack of recent job experience, how am I to get on the Job Ladder without being given a proper chance?!
     
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  4. MrLaserSharkKH

    MrLaserSharkKH Don't take me home...

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    Second Job Interview within the space of a few weeks (with a third on monday), been really lucky this year so far, went well again, gave as good as I got, just have to wait and see what happens.
     
  5. Shadow Cat

    Shadow Cat HelloKittyIsMyWaifu

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    Best of luck sharky
     
  6. IzayaOrihara13

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    I got my last job on the first try. You know how? Connections. Yeah, I'm despicable. You know how you get in a hallway full of 20 people waiting to be interviewed for the same job, and I'm the only one escorted by an employee and had the boss' door open for me with a smile. The hate looks from all those people can drill a hole into you, because they already know I'm someone's relative.

    The world works in this awful way and I can understand the hate. But, I'm also pretty sure all those people would do the same in my place. You grab every opportunity you have, even something like this. Because, unemployement is awful, you guys v.v

    Just wanted to let it out. You can now throw all your self righteous opinions at me.
     
  7. Shadow Cat

    Shadow Cat HelloKittyIsMyWaifu

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    Unemployment isn't awful, my nieces mum gets all the bills paid, free food, free clothes, a house for life (shes on the old council agreement) and doesn't have to work until my niece gets into school... so a few more years

    and even when she does get a part time job, she gets to keep the house and various other benefits


    While I'm sat here doing 49 hours work a week (Plus 2:30 lunch, so 51:30 hours total a week) for what, 1300 after tax (Closer to 1100 sorry)

    I don't even know why I bother sometimes... Oh well, always things to look forward to and there is only another 40-odd years of this hell
     
  8. st_owly

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    Unemployment is the worst. I wouldn't wish it on anyone. I would definitely use any connections I could to get a job, because everyone else would. In an ideal world, I wouldn't, but this isn't an ideal world.
     
  9. Manning

    Manning The Lunatic Fringe

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    Does anyone think the world is a bit F'd up when one of the most cultural icons and a huge inspirational figure passing away is over shadowed by a dress some people think is gold and white?
     
  10. Mormegil

    Mormegil 12professions 13accidents

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    but it's blue and black!

    And are you referring to the Spock guy? tbh I never tend to care at these celebrity deaths. I see it pass on fb, look around, wonder how my life is different from when I saw that post, and sigh.
    Might just be my complete lack of empathy, but the guy did a job once, got payed, we watched his work, most likely liked it.... and now he's dead. I never got the whole mass mourning thing for someone who doesn't affect your life that much tbh :s
     
  11. Shadow Cat

    Shadow Cat HelloKittyIsMyWaifu

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    So, who or what broke UK-A today?

    or UKA

    or whatever this sites address is
     
  12. Hanners

    Hanners Strawberry Sae forever

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    Our domain name was up for renewal on March 1st and was set to automatically renew, but for some reason that renewal didn't happen - so, the registrar suspended our domain until we sorted out the confusion and got them to renew it and reconfigure the site's DNS entry correctly. That seemed to happen at some point in the afternoon, at which point it took a few hours for DNS to propagate across the Internet to make the site fully available again.

    In the meantime, when it was clear it might take a few hours to fix, Ross mapped www.ukanime.net to the site as an alternate method of access.

    A fun thing to wake up to on a Monday morning, for sure!
     
  13. Shadow Cat

    Shadow Cat HelloKittyIsMyWaifu

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    Damn apple devices

    Stuped thing didn't sync properly so its delited most of my songs on my phone. Got a hand full of Itunes purchases n thats all

    Well. I have steriopony and babymetal for listening today as NFO is also down -_-
     
  14. Necro

    Necro Grim User

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    I used to have all sorts of issues syncing songs and having it delete everything when I had an iPod Touch. Luckily I haven't had problems with my iPhone but I feel your pain.
     
  15. -Danielle-

    -Danielle- Whore dollas all over the place...

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    Hello all, I apologise for my silence. Had to niche into my new job better before I could take liberties online like I am right now hehe.

    I'm on a new team within my team I started on so I have a new Manager and she's fantastic. I no longer feel bullied or like I have to watch my back.

    I will pass on UK Stock sadly as I feel you deserve to get to know me better first as I with you guys but I hope I can make the next one. I would love to see photos when you all meet up in May so do please share :)

    How is everyone? What have you all been up to?

    I'm being boring atm. I'm trying to lose weight and get healthy so I'm on that whole 5 small meals a day thing on top of the Insanity workout so I've literally ordered dumbells, protein powder and a shock absorber sports bra to ease me into it more. I sound like one of those muscle drones in the gym! lol.
     
  16. Martin

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    I'm having to sit out UKAStock for similar reasons - my official 'last day' with my current employer is today, so I'll be expecting a P45 in the post in the coming days. There's a bit of relief mixed in with the "how am I going to pay the bills now?" terror tbh. It's taking a while to sink in, but in the long run it's probably a good thing to have happened.
     
  17. Necro

    Necro Grim User

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    I remember you complaining about teams. Sounds good then.

    Tbh UKA Stock is as good a way as any to get to know people. There's even another girl going this year so you wouldn't be alone ;)

    My gym commitment has died a tragic death. Still exercising but we've cropped our routine so much we just do the bare minimum. 5/3/1 routine and it takes like 20 minutes. It's great. Just wish I could be bothered to do more and eat properly.


    Didn't realise you weren't going! Hope things work out for ya.
     
  18. Weirdo

    Weirdo UKA Editor in Chief
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    Damn, UKA Stockers dropping like flies!

    The gym thing is kinda interesting, have finally restarted myself after having a bout of illness that started before Christmas, continued through to February with horrible cramps, and then wiped out february thanks to flu and other digestive issues.

    So mixing things up with a minimum of 4 / 5 different exercise activities a week. When I go I tend to do 90mins to 2 hours doing a mix of solo squash practice (lots of rallying against the walls), cross trainer and weights. Still doing cycling and doing rowing and stuff now. Have a nice routine, though it lives in the head. Still don't believe in supplements as protein tends to trigger my digestive issues. Keep to basic multivits and my 1000mg fish liver oil supplements. Fun!
     
  19. megalomaniac

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    Won't be the same without Martin... There was another guy who used to go, but we've all pretty much forgotten about him. What was his name again? Began with an S I think. Whatever, doesn't matter, he was a total Weirdo :twisted:
     
  20. Weirdo

    Weirdo UKA Editor in Chief
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    *strokes a penguin*

    Yersss, I remember him...

    (And I'll be at a november UKA Stock, if there is one ;) )
     

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