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January 4th, 2003


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05:54 am
so i just found my halfwritten thanksgiving-era post. i forgot all about it. it's over here now.

what with working in a blizzard tonight, i had at least hoped for it to be a peaceful shift. not too many customers. but nope! everyone needed to come in and gas their cars and buy their hot dog buns and sticks of gum and ice cream bars. ya know, to survive the storm. i hope that microwave burrito was worth driving head-on into an oak tree on the way home, captain worthless.
i've been calling everyone captain lately. captain this, captain that, captain ihateyou. it's fun. and half the time i'm too lazy to think of a word that goes along with it, so peopel are just captain.
oh, so we've been having a lot of driveoffs at work. people pump the gas and then away they go without paying like good citizens. now, aside from when i let the 5bucks van do this one night, i disaprove of this practice. i tend to spend my working time sitting on a stool reading, when i dont have customers to deal with. if i'm sitting there not paying attention and someone drives off and gyps the company 15 bucks, i get in deep shit. anyway, so the company has this brilliant idea that any time anyone is pumping gas and they haven't either prepaid or charged it to a card, we have to go on the intercom and say something to the effect of "come inside and pay us when youre done pumping". this way, we remind them to pay in case they thought it was on sale for nothing this week, and we let them know we've got our eye on them. remember, this is management policy that you have to do this.
so, this guy comes in to pay, and informs me that he felt my saying that to him was very condescending because he knows he has to pay for his gas and blah blah. now i fully agree with him that it's condescending, but a) a lot of people like to not pay. the message is for them. b) i didn't just DECIDE to tell him personally to be an ass, i have to say it to everyone or i am fired. and furthermore, when i'm saying it 60 damn times an hour, i dont really care if one guy ive never seen before gets upset and self-righteous. but he kept insisting that, despite all that, this particular instance when I said it to HIM was WRONG and therefore i'm a dick. gah. later i mentioned this to the ponce i was workign with, who remidsn me of nastassia's friend fred in that i want to beat them both to death, and he went off on his own rant about how he woudl have responded to the first guy. and now i'm ranting to you, so we all win.

also, thanks to the snow, that exies thing at newburys was cancelled tomorrow. the actual show is still on tho, so we'll see. and i won their cd from rock101 today. i can pick it up on monday.

quentin tarantino. ninjas. a biker chick.

so ive been posting to tandp again lately because i'm a horrible person. nick just refered to the two towers as "Lord of the Rings: World Trade Center Collapses". you have no idea how loud i laughed when i read that

fun holy grail facts that i have been told: they had coconuts instead of horses in the movie because they could not afford to get horses because they spent their whole budget on explosions for the tim the enchanter scene. tim's name was supposed to be merlin, but cleese was so very drunk that he couldnt remember it, that's why he says the line so strangely "my name is.......... tim?"
np: smashing pumpkins

(21 shots upside the head | en garde!)

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From:xmyheartx
Date:January 4th, 2003 10:18 am (UTC)
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good call posting the kill bill trailer link...hehe, it looks like something to anticipate....
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 4th, 2003 10:29 pm (UTC)
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i dont even think the trailor looks all that good. i just love taht tarantino is doing a biker ninja movie
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 4th, 2003 03:01 pm (UTC)
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i think i'm the only person in the world who doesn't think anything monty python is funny.


::ducks::
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From:bleedingmustard
Date:January 4th, 2003 04:29 pm (UTC)
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i'm surprised. their twisted humor should be right up your alley.
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 5th, 2003 04:24 pm (UTC)
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i'm surprised too, cause you know better than anyone how insane i can be. i <3 mel brooks but can't stand monty python. just....ugh it just annoys me. you know, i think most of it might be the accents. hmmmmm.
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From:bleedingmustard
Date:January 6th, 2003 12:04 am (UTC)

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you don't like british accents?
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 6th, 2003 09:31 am (UTC)
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i only like cockney accents.
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 6th, 2003 10:56 am (UTC)
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so you only like hte really annoying british accents?
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 9th, 2003 08:32 am (UTC)
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YES.

i only like the really annoying EVERYTHING.
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 10th, 2003 10:24 pm (UTC)
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that's why you like me!
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 11th, 2003 06:18 am (UTC)
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not true not true!

i like you cause i like the really AWESOME everything.

SUCK ON THAT ONE FOR AWHILE.
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 4th, 2003 10:53 pm (UTC)
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we're not friends anymore
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 5th, 2003 04:27 pm (UTC)
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a single tear just fell from my cheek.


b-b-but i thought we were best friends. i thought you were moving IN WITH ME!!




sobbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb.
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 6th, 2003 01:00 am (UTC)
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oh i'm still moving in, dont worry. but we cant be friends now. so i guess we'll ahve more time to make sexual pamphlets
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 6th, 2003 09:37 am (UTC)

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YES FOR CONTINUITY!


bigger yes for HEAD TO TOE SLEEPING!!!!
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 6th, 2003 10:52 am (UTC)
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i love how we get like 30 new in-jokes every time we talk
From:ex_gleam379
Date:January 9th, 2003 08:31 am (UTC)
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well dear, that's simply becuase we RULE.

IN JOKES RULE THE ROOST.
From:(Anonymous)
Date:January 4th, 2003 04:01 pm (UTC)
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yah, work sucks... the highlight of my day was when the radio station we listen to played meatloaf and fleetwood mac - BACK TO BACK!
--kate
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 4th, 2003 10:56 pm (UTC)
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woah that is intense. on the way to work today, i heard pearl jam and biggie smalls (big poppa) back to back. on different stations of course, but still. i was all :D
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From:gooner
Date:January 4th, 2003 04:33 pm (UTC)
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I'd not heard a thing about Kill Bill before you posted this...it looks like it could be something special too!
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From:kingnixon
Date:January 4th, 2003 11:01 pm (UTC)
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i actually dont think the trailor looks very good. i'm just happy about the idea of tarantino making a biker ninja movie

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