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Friggin work blocked Pinside


By northerndude

1 year ago



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  • Latest reply 12 months ago by TechnicalSteam
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    #1 1 year ago

    Sucks, have use my mobile now to read all me info while at work. They pin-blocked me!!!!

    It must be a the category of the website, or they just saw many clicks it gets from my IP and just plain 'ole blocked me. Frig.

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    #2 1 year ago

    Damn dude,that sucks,now get back to work!

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    #3 1 year ago

    You don't know how lucky you are...

    #4 1 year ago

    You’ve been found out

    #5 1 year ago

    They blocked me once for like a day.

    The best day of my life.

    #6 1 year ago

    Did your employer hire you to look at Pinside as part of your job??? If not I do not blame them. Spot screwing around and do what they hired you to do.

    #7 1 year ago

    In the running for the dumbest complaint of the year..Sad, very sad...

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    #8 1 year ago

    You know the IT guys saw how many hours you were wasting here and blocked you.

    IT1: Odd amount of clicks from asdf13232 to a pinside.com
    IT2: WTF is a pinside?? Needle porn?
    IT1: It looks like a website where people glue dolls to pinball machines.
    IT2: Fnck that! I'm blocking that for sure, worse than anime .

    #9 1 year ago

    If you haven't tried already, use https in your browser's address bar instead of just http.

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    #10 1 year ago

    That's it, give the slug another way to chisel his employer's time...

    #11 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Did your employer hire you to look at Pinside as part of your job???

    Unfortunately, mine left me at a desk with high speed internet that is not used in any way for the job to pass the time while waiting for customers to come in.

    I love it when a customer says "I've been here before and I should be in your computer"

    #12 1 year ago

    They could have just fired you. Be glad you are just blocked.

    #13 1 year ago

    Our company blocks a lot of stuff. So far not Pinside. But the IT guy at our site, both he and his dad have pins.

    #14 1 year ago

    Idk seems like lazy management. Passive aggressive. Just tell guy quit surfn net. Besides if he’s on his break then I don’t see a prob.

    #15 1 year ago

    Try working for a financial institution and see how far you get on the net.

    #16 1 year ago
    Quoted from Squeakman:

    They could have just fired you. Be glad you are just blocked.

    Man, get a union.

    #17 1 year ago

    Ok... let's say you spend 5 minutes a day looking a pinside at your job. And let's say you make $15 an hour. What does that cost your employer??

    $15 and hour equals .25 cents a minute times 5 minutes, that's $1.25 times 5 days a week equals $6.25, times 52 weeks equals $325. Get the point??

    Lets say your employer has 50 employees all doing the same thing.....$16250 a year in lost wages.

    Try being an employer and you'll do the same thing, if you do not fire the guy or gal first.

    Something to think about...................

    #18 1 year ago

    HA, in a huge union, they could't get rid of me for surfing pinball shit in a million years

    I usually surf around when I go in early for a bit before work starts anyway.

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    #19 1 year ago

    lots of old school thinkers in here...

    companies should never block the internet from SFW sites like Pinside. Productivity is what matters and retaining good workers by allowing and even encouraging downtime to surf is smart business.

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    #20 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Ok... let's say you spend 5 minutes a day looking a pinside at your job. And let's say you make $15 an hour. What does that cost your employer??
    $15 and hour equals .25 cents a minute times 5 minutes, that's $1.25 times 5 days a week equals $6.25, times 52 weeks equals $325. Get the point??
    Lets say your employer has 50 employees all doing the same thing.....$16250 a year in lost wages.
    Try being an employer and you'll do the same thing, if you do not fire the guy or gal first.
    Something to think about...................

    Bah ahhahahahahahahhahhahahahhahahahah SETTLE down. You must be a business owner. I`m not wasting the company a dime trying to learn Vids ways....... You make your guys punch out to poop also?

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    #21 1 year ago
    Quoted from Whysnow:

    encouraging downtime to surf is smart business

    I disagree there should be no down time. And if there is send them home, why pay to do nothing???

    Old school thinking...you bet!

    #22 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Ok... let's say you spend 5 minutes a day looking a pinside at your job. And let's say you make $15 an hour. What does that cost your employer??

    Lets say smog tests now take at max 10 minutes each and I do 20 in a day. How much time does that leave to fart around in an 8 hour day?

    #23 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Ok... let's say you spend 5 minutes a day looking a pinside .....

    or smoking, or shitting, talking on the phone, reading the other 45029847433811 websites

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    #24 1 year ago
    Quoted from northerndude:

    Bah ahhahahahahahahhahhahahahhahahahah SETTLE down. You must be a business owner. I`m not wasting the company a dime trying to learn Vids ways....... You make your guys punch out to poop also?

    Even when you spell it out for them they still don't get it. Must be a Millennial

    #25 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    I disagree there should be no down time. And if there is send them home, why pay to do nothing???
    Old school thinking...you bet!

    If I only made $15 an hour, i'd tell you how much i'd have left for pinball......
    Also, I don't get paid for what I do, I get paid for what I know. When it's time to save the company, I do my job, not that I have to justify that to you.

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    #26 1 year ago
    Quoted from o-din:

    Lets say smog tests now take at max 10 minutes each and I do 20 in a day. How much time does that leave to fart around in an 8 hour day?

    If you can't do the math yourself, that tells me all I need to know

    #27 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Even when you spell it out for them they still don't get it. Must be a Millennial

    No I get it.

    Have a job with a cool boss where you don't have to work very hard.

    #29 1 year ago

    Apparently not or your employer would have been ok with it.

    #30 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    I disagree there should be no down time. And if there is send them home, why pay to do nothing???
    Old school thinking...you bet!

    The worst

    #31 1 year ago
    Quoted from Frax:Deleted post

    Nice comment, thanks!

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    #32 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    If you can't do the math yourself, that tells me all I need to know

    I've done the math and got the highest grade in every math class I was ever in.

    Your statements here tell me all I need to know.

    I would never work for somebody like you.

    #33 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Nice comment, thanks!

    Nice quote, thanks!

    #35 1 year ago

    Well the guy upset that his employer did something that he didn't like. I just thought I would explain why they maybe did that. Sorry you guys can't handle the truth.

    #36 1 year ago

    That clip is pretty funny !!!

    #37 1 year ago

    Historically these topics go a lot rougher than you'd think. VERY big "shouldn't be surfing at work" crowd here.

    #38 1 year ago
    Quoted from TheLaw:

    VERY big "shouldn't be surfing at work" crowd here.

    Same ones that want to buy all these PC and family friendly pinball games, I presume.

    #39 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Well the guy upset that his employer did something that he didn't like. I just thought I would explain why they maybe did that. Sorry you guys can't handle the truth.

    “My employer” is a very broad term, my manager? His manager? That Guys manager? Or someone in the IT dept saw a website that wasn’t filtered yet that is tagged with “games” in its detail and they got rid of it because it “came up”?

    Just to make you extra happy, it was one of the nice last days of year for weather and I fucked off at 1pm and got 18 in before 4pm, it was fantastic!

    #40 1 year ago
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    #41 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    I disagree there should be no down time. And if there is send them home, why pay to do nothing???
    Old school thinking...you bet!

    My workers make me cash money all day everyday. If I see them on there phones on the job I do nothing. End of the day happy workers that I made cash off of. And I’m still on site everyday. As long as they make me more then they cost who cares. IMO

    #42 1 year ago

    O ya I’m on Pinside at work right now and I’m watching my guys get shit done for me.

    #43 1 year ago

    Quit. Get a new job. Be sure and mention on your resume and interviews that you have a medical condition requiring visiting Pinside frequently.

    LTG : )

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    #44 1 year ago
    Quoted from LTG:

    Quit. Get a new job

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    #45 1 year ago
    Quoted from northerndude:

    Or someone in the IT dept saw a website that wasn’t filtered yet that is tagged with “games”

    Why would someone in IT have to do something like that.

    #46 1 year ago
    Quoted from timab2000:

    Well the guy upset that his employer did something that he didn't like. I just thought I would explain why they maybe did that. Sorry you guys can't handle the truth.

    Just curious. How much time have you spent in this thread? How much did that cost you and/or your company?

    I use metrics to monitor my employees. If they are meeting their goals I don't care if they spend a couple mins here or there on the net. If they don't meet those goals then I use that to help defend my desires to terminate. Then I trend the goals and if they are set to low then they get raised, to high they get lowered. Unless you live in a shit town the economy is strong and retaining good workers is more important than being a stick in the mud.

    Before you become a smart ass with me and my time now. I'm salary, get my job done (as well as my directors to make him look good). On calls at all hours of the day and even some over nights. I put in more than 40 hours worked a week EASY so yup, I will take time between meetings to clear my mind.

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    #47 1 year ago

    Frickin corporate America blows!

    #48 1 year ago

    I once had a middle manager call me into a meeting with the VP to discuss how I was bringing down company morale because I was only averaging 39.5 hours per week instead of 40 (non-salaried position, so I wasn't even paid for 40). Not only did no one else notice or care, this moron wasted more time and resources than someone casually browsing pinside by escalating non problems, watching everyones time, and pretending to do work of any value to the company at all. You can't make this shit up.

    timab2000, is that you? Ironically, his first name was Tim. It's funny how quick you can bust out the math for quantifying the dollar waste of an employee doing non-work related things but completely neglect to calculate the value or revenue they generate for the business.

    #49 1 year ago

    I'm on pinside now....and it's ok. It's part of my job.

    #50 1 year ago

    This doesn't surprise me....

    According to Kevin Kulek's mom....pinside is an "adult site".......

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