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I Want to Get a Job At a Bookstore

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    Mr. Right, you like me. You enjoy my presence. You get my humor. You get that I have a rich inner world inside me that is full of thoughts and emotions and stories and memories...
    shannonymous shannonymous 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I love all kinds of bookstores. I usually spent any money I had as a kid in the "B. Dalton" store at the mall. If it wasn't on books it was on bookmarks. I had quite a collection...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 Jul 2

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    I'll have to thank my father for this. :) He introduced me to books at such a young age. Well, I did have a normal childhood playing outside with kids my age but when I'm at home...
    malipatient malipatient 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 16

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    Unfortunately, I don't find myself in a bookstores often, but I love them. I find it relaxing and fun to browse the shelves and look for interesting titles. New bookstores are...
    Aventias Aventias 16-17 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Waterstones has a good selection of books. One of my favorite chains of bookstores. Books from bookstores seem relatively cheaper than online books/books that you get on...
    KMargatroid KMargatroid 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    I hang out much in the bookstores. I always went to this bookstore where they sell cheap and used books or novels everytime. I usually spent 3-4 hours scanning the books or novels...
    RubyR21 RubyR21 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    My favorite bookstore in Los Angeles is "The Last Bookstore," which has new and used books, but also sculptures, tunnels and installations made out of books. Yes I own a Kindle...
    Screenwriter66 Screenwriter66 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    bookstore was closed today so I when to the library instead to see if I can borrow the book I want instead....O.O the whole library is empty. No students! just two workers. I have...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Bookstores are like heaven to me. I feel like I have the world, right there in front of me, close enough to touch. Everything I could ever want to know about anything that I can...
    LoserLibs LoserLibs 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Don't you love the smell of new text when you enter a bookstore? I literally want to kiss all the books as the bliss warms my passion and imagination for books. I may not have any...
    OctaviaMelody OctaviaMelody 13-15, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The last book I took from Barnes & Noble: Behold A Pale Horse. What is the last book you took/bought from a bookstore?
    Blackfish510 Blackfish510 18-21 11 Responses Jun 29

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    I made my weekly trek to Strand. I was able to buy three books for less than twenty dollars. That's what I love about discount bookstores.
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 3 Responses Jul 4

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    Whether it's Barnes and Noble or Half Price Books etc., I just LOVE bookstores! They're my second home. I could be there all day if I could.
    Lokilover49 Lokilover49 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    The musty mix of smells that hit me as soon as I enter the store is always so refreshing. Fresh paper and different textured covers soothes my mind, even as I approach or sit...
    unknownfamiliar unknownfamiliar 22-25, F Jul 13

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    Oh this is an easy story to add! I cannot possibly walk into a bookstore without spending at least a hundred bucks! I have many books I've yet to read but find the compulsion to...
    don0063 don0063 51-55, M 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I would love to meet someone who is willing to spend hours in a bookstore with me
    Annapie Annapie 18-21, F 12 Responses 5 days ago

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    Whenever I step into a bookstore, new or old, it feels to me as though time slows down. It's like I can almost hear the whispers of imaginary people calling to me. Each new...
    InTheAutumnBreeze InTheAutumnBreeze 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I don't know what it is but I literally love walking around a bookstore and the smell of new book I know weird but oh well. I dunno I feel like books are becoming obsolete it's all...
    Ailurus23 Ailurus23 18-21, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I don't know why but I love bookstores and I can stay in one for like 5 hours without getting bored.
    michelleviktoria michelleviktoria 13-15, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    1. I love people 2. I want to help people for the rest of my life 3. I have depression 4. I used to ice skate 5. I was on the school debating team for five years 6. I'm a feminist...
    electriccloud electriccloud 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    Well, here goes nothing.. 1) I'm fifteen, turning sixteen in September 2) I want to be either an author or surgeon when I'm older. 3) I have a niece who just turned three and I...
    restoringforce restoringforce 13-15, F Jul 9

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    1) I’m Lumierre. 2) I hate it when humans are described as biological machines. 3) I can’t say I have a specific hobby , I am interested in human behavior if that counts...
    ReversedLumiere ReversedLumiere 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I would love to own and bookstore/coffee shop/record store. I would live upstairs.
    machofood machofood 22-25, F Jun 28

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    When I grow up, I want my bedroom to be a library slash sunroom. Lots of books + lots of windows = I'm never leaving the house lol.
    PersianPeasant PersianPeasant 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 2

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    I love this site! I knew in theory that there were people with my problem, but had never met any of them. Like others here, I don't know what is wrong with me. I do my best, but...
    chazman48 chazman48 46-50, M Jul 12

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    I have recently moved away from home to the UK. I am 24 years old, always lived at home with my parents. I moved because there is no jobs in my home country and currently live with...
    23lost14 23lost14 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I'm not completely unhappy with my life. In fact, I'm actually pretty happy with it overall with the exception of my education and career. When the economy collapsed, my education...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 12

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    Nervous about my new job? I've had two jobs in retail one on commission and another on just the sales floor (fired from both and never been promoted at any of my jobs). I got a...
    Flowerpush Flowerpush 22-25, F Jun 26

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    Nervous about my new job? I've had two jobs in retail one on commission and another on just the sales floor (fired from both and never been promoted at any of my jobs). I got a...
    Flowerpush Flowerpush 22-25, F Jun 26

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    I am 43 and still don't know what I want to do job wise. I have tried lots of jobs and also quit them, mainly all office jobs. I suffer from anxiety, worry about what people think...
    Earthmummy Earthmummy 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 28

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    Well, actually this is the main reason I came to this website... I have a lot in my mind, a lot going on in my life right now, and most of it are things I wouldn't want to be...
    Yasahiro Yasahiro 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Today I quit my job. A job that paid $12.50 an hour and paid weekly and is only 1 mile down the road from my house. My anxiety took over. Cooking was a big part of the job, I dont...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F Jul 6

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    Im oppressed everywhere I go. I know many will find what Im saying as ridiculous bit its true. Im a mom who is underpriviledged. I have a GED and still can't get a job. I went...
    2offensive2bluvd 2offensive2bluvd 31-35 Jul 14

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    I quit my most recent job for health reasons. It wasn't a "Job" -Job, but it was an IT position at the VA. What that is , Insentive Therapy-meant for veterans on disability and...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 Jul 1

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    Never in my life have I despised something more than working at LPQ. A "high end" cafe that demands perfection in every way but deems itself for to only pay workers min wage. The...
    isodole isodole 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I had an interview yesterday for a full time apprenticeship as a business admin in Children and Young People Services. (CYPS) I was interviewed by 3 women, one I already knew as...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    I'm making a career change and was accepted for a prestigious talent development starting tomorrow. AND I got a new job also to start tomorrow. -Talent Development Course: It's...
    bluejade83 bluejade83 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    I've technically had four jobs. The current I'm at, I'll quit whenever I transfer schools. The job before that I quit because there were huge scheduling conflicts. The job before...
    fairytalesandspiderwebs fairytalesandspiderwebs 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Sabotage. Nothing but sabotage from co-workers and even management. This is why I can't hold a job. I get made to look bad. I get bullied. And despite finally getting a new job...
    betweenlustandlove betweenlustandlove 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I'm 25 years old, and have had 13 different jobs in the past 10 years. I kept one Deli/ Grocery job for 3 1/2 years but momentarily quit for 6 weeks, and was re-hired. While...
    sasquatch88 sasquatch88 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    So I'm starting a new job. I'll be working with adolescents who suffer from mental and social disorders. The job is very rewarding long term, but very hard. I haven't ha the...
    thetruthaboutthedollhouse thetruthaboutthedollhouse 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    My first job 😥 Its definitely not the most glamorous or well paying, it's actually very far from the two; I'm a part-time cashier at walmart. I've been working there for about a...
    ToxicRyu ToxicRyu 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    I came to this realization today.. I do not like my job.. It's too random and you never know where your going with the task, you end up repeating it multiple times different ways...
    ThePeach ThePeach 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I am definitely not where I wanted to be at this age. By now, I expected to have a degree, full time job and my own place. I had my life all planned out until I came out with the...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    I want to have a part-time again. And I'm keep looking for a part-time job, But I'm bat at talk with human and it's depends on human. If the speaker of me was really friendly, I...
    Skutaro2 Skutaro2 18-21, M Jul 14

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    Well I would like to keep it short but the story is long. My sons girlfriend "Was" on drugs & no longer is! I am the grandmother I have never had to deal with cps,these people are...
    loveourkids loveourkids 41-45, F Jul 15