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  • Eric has fast food experience. Do you?

    Posted on 03/01/2010 by Lisa

    Poor Eric.Tonight at midnight, we're showing the episode of That '70s Show where Eric gets a job at Fatso Burger. Eric looks kind of depressed in this photo, but when I had a fast food job, it wasn't that bad.

    One summer, I worked at a frozen yogurt place at a highway rest stop. I feel like people tend to talk about fast food jobs like they are the worst thing in the world, but I was just happy to have a paying job in an air-conditioned place. Some of the customers were rude, but since our place was on a busy highway, we knew we'd probably never see those rude people again.

    The best part was that when there weren't any customers, my coworkers and I would take turns hanging out in the walk-in freezer, eating handfuls of cookie-dough topping. (I don't like frozen yogurt, but I looove those little chunks of cookie dough.)

    Anybody else out there ever have a fast food job? Were there any perks?

  • Holly's first day at work.

    Posted on 02/09/2010 by Lisa

    In the "Holly's First Job" episode of What I Like About You, Holly's first day as a waitress doesn't go well (as she puts it "I got there, I sucked, I quit").

    My first job was as a cashier at a craft supply store, and I sucked, too. I got stressed out anytime anybody wanted to pay with a credit card, because I thought the little charge machine was too hard to use. Good thing I'm better with computers now, huh?

    What was your first job? Did you suck at it?

    If you could go back in time and give yourself advice, what would you say? (I would say, "Hey, Lisa -- learn to knit while you've got a discount on yarn!")