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For the first time in almost 27 years ...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by TwoGloves, May 31, 2009.

  1. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    I'm unemployed. Weird feeling to say the least. Last time I didn't have a job working at the paper, I was a teenager.
  2. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    When's your tee time tomorrow?
  3. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    12:30 p.m. Tuesday since you asked. Got invited to a charity outing at a private club. It will be interesting to see how many invites I still get now that I'm not with the paper.
  4. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    What happened? Lay off? Buy out? Retirement? Back to school (or other positive)?

    Enjoy your golf though, least for a coupla weeks.
  5. Killick

    Killick Well-Known Member

    Disappointed on two fronts. First, your predicament, TG. Second, because I clicked on this expecting a Bootsian-like tale of ribaldry. :p
  6. Barsuk

    Barsuk Active Member

    Hope it's by choice, in which case I offer my congratulations. But if not, I hope this situation quickly turns into a positive for you, TwoGloves. Godspeed.
  7. TwoGloves

    TwoGloves Well-Known Member

    Got kicked to the curb along with six other members of the department. We did get severence pay (or we will soon). They kept on FT writer, one PT writer.
  8. sportschick

    sportschick Active Member

    I'm sorry to hear that, TG. Best of luck as you try to figure out what's next.
  9. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    Sorry, TG. Good luck.
  10. JakeandElwood

    JakeandElwood Well-Known Member

    Best of luck.
  11. ArnoldBabar

    ArnoldBabar Active Member

    Sorry, man. I am unencumbered for the first time since i was 14 (a quarter century ago) and it's disconcerting to say the least. Days just don't feel right.
  12. You could track down Jeff Jarvis and hit him with a pie.
    Sorry, TG. Too much of this, these days.
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