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UGA BBall tickets - CHiPs25
Anyone have any leads on some UGA-UK bball tickets in January? Looking to get my wife (who is a UK fan) tickets for Christmas. I know I can get them on stubhub but I absolutely hate paying their fees and would rather put money is individual's pocket rather than stubhub....
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re: Pics of cities (skylines or otherwise) - CHiPs25
[link=(https://www.skyscrapercity.com/forumdisplay.php?s=214d15bf79c4523a1551d74f2e40493d&f=8)]Skyscraper City[/link] This forum should keep you busy for a while if architecture/skylines is your thing....
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re: FBD: shirley I can’t be the first one edition - CHiPs25
[quote]Chitown_Badger[/quote] I lived in CHI for 10 years before finally heading back south. You are absolutely correct with Chicago being the best city for those 6 months but the winters got too much. I miss the hell out of Chicago but it’s much better to go back and visit a few times a year tha...
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re: Anybody ever see the Marcus King Band perform? - CHiPs25
MK is a badass musician. I would never believe he is that young by listening to him or even seeing him in person. He’s got an old soul in that body. ...
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]Well then why are you giving them a bonus if they’re bad employees.[/quote] Since our company has been around, this has always been how we do our bonuses. When you are a 20-person company, you typically don't have the bankroll to hire the best employees around so you make do with what you...
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]So your most tenured employees are your crappiest. [/quote] Just two in particular. The only reason they've made it this far is because we needed a body for their roles. We have found a new body. [quote]Sounds like you have a lot of rot in your organization.[/quote] Not at all. Bu...
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re: Dead & Co announces 2019 Summer Tour - CHiPs25
I got 4 tickets to Friday and Saturday night at Wrigley. On Friday night we're in the pit and then Saturday night we're in the 100 section. ...
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]Just an FYI, if you’re going to fire for cause and try to prevent them from collecting unemployment, you should not give them a bonus. It’s hard enough to block unemployment, but near impossible if you paid them a bonus.[/quote] We will not be fighting unemployment with the individuals tha...
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]You fired the people who earned the largest bonuses? Proof that you need to re examine the bonus structure.[/quote] We fired people that had been here for a few years that were under-performers. Our bonus structure has always been based on tenure, it just so happens that we had dealt with...
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re: 23 year old Teacher and 12 year old student - This one is pretty bad - CHiPs25
I have a feeling she has a history of some sort of sexual abuse by a family member or gymnastics coach. There’s no way she lived a normal life up until this point....
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]How recent are your 10 new hires? [/quote] We've had 2-3 very recent and the rest scattered through the year. In the past, 1st year employees received a small bonus ($500) so scaling back on the new employees wouldn't free up too much money....
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote] guess I don't realized how rare this is. [/quote] With an unemployment rate so low we have to do everything we can to keep our good talent here. We typically have events throughout the year (top golf, Atlanta United Games, Braves games, etc) for groups of employees that allows them to ge...
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re: Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
[quote]o you can have communal bitching and deep sighs in front of you? I'm far, far from the corporate world, but I know I wouldn't want that. [/quote] In a corporate setting, they would just give out a bonus and not tell anyone why they lost some of the bonus from the year before. If I was a...
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Update: Christmas Bonuses - CHiPs25
UPDATE: We discussed this at length over a few drinks and we decided to still provide a bonus but we have reduced the amount. Last year we gave out approximately $60k in bonuses and this year we’re going to give out $40k. We have fired some of the people that received the highest bonus last year ...
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re: who are your most famous Eskimo brothers? - CHiPs25
Zac Brown...
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re: Your advice to the younger posters of the OT - CHiPs25
If the red river is flowing, take the dirt road. ...
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re: We were hacked today - Ransomware - CHiPs25
[quote]Like you, we did not back up individual machines, which sucked when we had to bring everything back up, but we learned from our mistakes and now backup everything.[/quote] We will be doing something on the individual machines moving forward. We had to reset 8 machines today and lost some p...
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re: We were hacked today - Ransomware - CHiPs25
We will definitely be discussing this with them after they fix it. ...
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re: G-Tech Players are Trash - CHiPs25
[quote]John Dewberry[/quote] This guy is a prick. He owns a real estate company now called Dewberry Capital and is a douche. We have done some work for him and ended firing them because they are a-holes to deal with. This article explains everything you need to know about this guy. Frick Joh...
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