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I Want to Get a Job At a Bookstore

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    So, I did it. I stepped foot in my favourite bookstore for the last time yesterday. Such a sad moment. The walls were empty, half the shelved were empty, books were on the floor in...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 4 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    Shortly after my giant leap across the country and settling in. I was hired to work in the field that I went to school for the first time ever. I can't help but remember my Dads...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    Right now I'm seriously contemplating just picking up and leaving to either another state or another country. The way I'm headed right now, I'll be at a dead end job for the rest...
    modernmuse modernmuse 18-21, F 9 hrs ago

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    Going to a bookstore with me is dangerous!!! I look down every row, look at every section, look threw every shelf. It's my addiction. I LOVE the smell of them, it's even better in...
    ErinTripp94 ErinTripp94 18-21, F 10 Responses a week ago

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    I absolutely love bookstores. Whenever we go to the mall, the first thought that will cross my mind is to go to the bookstore. My heart feels like it will jump out of my chest from...
    anon152 anon152 13-15 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't think it's possible to go past a bookstore and not go inside. Or to enter a bookstore and not leave with a purchase.
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    Posted April 30th, 2014 and previous modified August 13th, 2014 Find the solutions of a mortgage broker that may help you Evaluate residence personal loan choices and obtain the...
    Devon1739q Devon1739q 31-35, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am going to a custodian job interview tomorrow, first of 3, looking forward to new beginnings.. Any advice?
    cfarnham cfarnham 36-40, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    To love and be loved is the one of the greatest things in life. But what if that was the case but you just couldn't be? I've been dating a guy where for almost a year and have...
    lights00 lights00 22-25, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    I use to go out in bookstores and spend hours simply looking at all the diffrent outlooks their can be on every subjects... I like the smell of books, I like searching. I miss...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 25

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    I could spend hours at a bookstore. Give me my coffee and a throw pillow and I'll sit in a corner reading books and magazines.
    SummerChristmas SummerChristmas 36-40, F 5 Responses Aug 28

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    I could spend hours in a good bookstore. I love to explore every section and almost always leave with a stack of books. Which will be sitting unread for weeks while I catch up...
    jmc39 jmc39 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 1

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    I'm a simple girl. Put me in a bookstore and I will leave utterly content with 15 new books to add to my every growing collection. There is something so great about running your...
    LadyRubenesque LadyRubenesque 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 4

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    I've been known to spend many an hour (and dollar) in the local bookstores. Just wish I had as much time to read as I used to.
    mhenson144 mhenson144 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 7

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    I can spend all day Browsing around bookstores...
    spazz66 spazz66 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 10

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    Whenever I go shopping with my sister I always head for the bookstore and she ends up practically dragging me out when I take to long browsing.
    ForgottenPaige ForgottenPaige 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 12

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    In a bookstore there is all these possibilities for different worlds to get lost in. And frankly I live to be lost. Please Comment if u know what I mean.
    bugf9630 bugf9630 13-15 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    Ppl avoid lot of times coming out with me coz I might find a bookstore and spend certain hours in it. LoL I absolutely love them. They enchant me and I wish I lived in one.
    philophil philophil 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love going to bookstores. Especially those that sells used books. You can never know what treasures you might find for a very good deal. I once purchased a lot of paranormal...
    FattyAndLovingMyself FattyAndLovingMyself 26-30, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    It's so sad really. A bookstore that has been around forever is closing. It's right in the heart of downtown and was a common place for people to meet before heading out. Grab a...
    ThisIsMe83 ThisIsMe83 31-35, F 9 Responses 1 day ago

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    I think I'm just too cynical to believe in love. Don't get me wrong I love my independence but it's nice to have someone in your corner now and again. I want to believe in love...
    Ribsy83 Ribsy83 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 26

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    A bookstore in Brooklyn, shades of gray, a vaunted author.
    flipper1966 flipper1966 56-60, M 1 Response Aug 31

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    1. I don't have fake body parts. 2. My body's not perfect but it's mine. 3. I don't digitize my pictures of me. What you see is exactly what you see away from the camera. 4. I don...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    So. Uh. Yea. I have a problem. I'm addicted to book stores. Like, seriously. If I find a book store worth shopping in (which is almost any book store in existence) I can spend...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So I am turning 23 next month and still nothing has changed in my life. I mean I know I need to do something about it blah blah blah but I don't know how . I am always sitting...
    ScorpioPhoenix ScorpioPhoenix 22-25, F 7 Responses Sep 10

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    I was supposed to have a job interview today, but just as I was getting ready to leave, the recruiter called to tell me management was "busy" today and wanted to cancel. At least...
    SmartKat SmartKat 46-50, F 10 Responses Aug 29

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    I hate my job. I didn't always hate it, but I do now and with a passion. The thing is, I really wanted this job....BAD! When I started here I worked one day a week, four hours...
    gracienglory gracienglory 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    My first job ever. The place I work at currently is Dairy Queen. I'm posting an experience here to sort of vent about my frustrations at the moment. A job is a job and it's not...
    Shoobdo12 Shoobdo12 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    My husband and I met, because we worked for the same place. About a half year into our relationship he got fired. He got another job and lost it after 90 days. He got another job...
    est536 est536 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 27

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    It's funny. I'm 27, turning 28 soon. All my life I have lived to please my parents. I decided to apply to college abroad once, got accepted. My parents weren't happy about it and...
    AsiG AsiG 26-30, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    I am copy pasting what I found on the net, it is an eye opener. Why do you attract crazy one people? You pity the awkward At parties, the one guy sitting alone at the bar, or...
    ladywarelock ladywarelock 36-40, F Aug 29

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    ****. I really want to quit my job and I've only been there a week. I know it's pathetic. I just can't stand it I need to just go back to school. This job is not right for me odd...
    UlqiorraCifer UlqiorraCifer 22-25, M Sep 10

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    I finally got the job I wanted as a caregiver in an assisted living home. Ive been trying to get this job for over a year now. Ive applied 3 times, wrote them a resume and I've...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 10

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    I hate not having money for anything. Today I wanted my licenses not just because. I wanted my license because my mom was complaining about how she has to drive everyone every...
    LoveisBeautiful5013 LoveisBeautiful5013 18-21, F Sep 10

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    I cried at work yesterday because I got into a fight with my coworker who is also a friend. She did not understand why I was hurt over a situation. I had already been feeling...
    waywardmuffin waywardmuffin 36-40, F Aug 22

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    Hello, my name is Eion. I'm 17 years old, and currently living with my father till the end of the summer. Unfortunately my parents, just like most parents, encourage me to get a...
    CanIBeYourButler CanIBeYourButler 26-30, M Aug 23

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    So after close to 2 months working part time as a server at a pizza joint, I finally had enough of my boss' abuse. Friday was the last straw, although it wasn't the only time she...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 7

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    For as long as I can remember all I wanted in life was to be a wife and mother. Growing up in a broken home, this was a really big deal for me. That being said I got married at a...
    MahinaGlow MahinaGlow 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 24

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    The New Equal Rights Law (A Dream I Have) Part 9 After a very productive lunch I returned to my office to interview my potential admins. Janice had provided a readable copy of...
    slipgirl274 slipgirl274 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 27

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    So I was contacted by an agency offering me work as a special educational needs learning support assistant (basically the sane job I had last year and I left because I felt like I...
    fairycake1 fairycake1 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 29

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    Hate it. Hate it. Hate it. With a burning passion. Cashiering ******* sucks. I'm done with it, I can't do it anymore. It's horrible. It wasn't so bad when I was only working part...
    sugarcakes143 sugarcakes143 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 1

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    I have filled out more that 600 job applications(not exaggerating) and still no luck. Everything from Macdonalds, Wendy's, Chick-ful-a, Taco bell, pretty much every fast food joint...
    Thatonegirl53 Thatonegirl53 18-21, F 8 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm feeling a little down because I'm 23 and I still live at home, haven't started college yet and the job I do have is only seasonal so I only make money for about 5 weeks in the...
    Jo8691 Jo8691 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    I am so confused right now and I can't tell anyone...I've been best friends with a guy (we'll call him Larry) for about 3 years. Larry is married and has 2 kids; I've always...
    meowmeowkitten meowmeowkitten 31-35, F Sep 5

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    So after close to 2 months working part time as a server at a pizza joint, I finally had enough of my boss' abuse. Friday was the last straw, although it wasn't the only time she...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 16-17, F Sep 7

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    My heart beats furiously at the thought of pushing forward in trying with this job. I've worked hard for over two years for a .50 cent raise, have watched others get more...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F Sep 8

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    Hi everyone. How are you? Good I hope. I found this site 2 days ago, and I really like how open people seem to be about the things that are going on in their lives...so I figured...
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