SimuLord
simulord
9:59 AM
1

I was offered a job at marginally more than I was currently making that would require me to move to somewhere with a cost of living that was 50% more than where I was. I laid out to the HR manager the pay wasn’t going to do it and gave them a number that would keep the buying power the same. They didn’t budge on the Read more

8:24 AM
27

I’ve threatened death and breakups on anyone telling the server it was my birthday.  Having a scene made about me in public is pretty much the last thing my introverted ass wants to happen.

11/13/19
12:07 PM
5

This is an attribute I keep forgetting to leverage. Maybe I’ll start carrying a jar of pickles around with me and opening it in front of women.  It’s worth a try.

11/13/19
11:53 AM
7

Hey, there will always be spiders to kill

11/13/19
9:06 AM
25

But Janeway and other Consumer Reports testers found that once they gave up on the idea of fat-free fried chicken wings... Read more

11/12/19
1:48 PM
6

Presumably your Irish forebears wouldn’t actually tell you to drink Scotch, but it’s that general attitude that makes women shy away from drinking “brown” or otherwise “masculine” drinks in public.

11/12/19
9:05 AM
57

Places that cheat to try to nickle and dime their patrons are usually on their way out anyway. Read more

11/12/19
2:18 AM
1

My boss brings a bunch of food in for those of us working on the holiday.  But my favorite item is still the nachos from the 7-11 down the street.

11/8/19
8:52 PM
9

I think Juul didn’t help themselves any here. In the middle of this they were found to using ethically problematic marketing strategies to target kids. Read more

11/8/19
5:58 PM
3

Beyond did absolutely nothing for me, hated it, but so far Impossible has fared better for me. Maybe that will change when I can cook up a burger myself that isn’t covered in BK gloop, but it didn’t remind me as much of the horrid soy burgers slopped out in my old grade school vomitoriums. Read more

11/8/19
3:28 PM
15

So basically, the only people who need to worry are underage kids buying these off the street. Read more

11/8/19
3:11 PM
42

Kotaku readers will tell you that anything with “E” and “A” involved is typically bad for you.

9/7/17
8:52 PM
3

I’ve said, “Unfortunately, I simply cannot work at that low rate” or something like it. Face it: if you’re turning down a company due to low pay, it’s not going to be better in the future. No bridges to burn.