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Funny phenomenon (holy shit…I spelled that word correctly without the use of Spell Check…I R Smart! :P) developing on the blog of late…either my spam blocker just went “super saiyan” (Dragonball Z  [Anime show] term for “super pumped-up”…Google it for yourself) on me or my spammers just gave up…I haven’t had to delete a spam post to the blog for around a week now.  On the one hand I’m ecstatic, on the other, I’m waiting for the other shoe to drop and the maybe one person who’s been spamming me hundreds of times a day to come back from winter vacation. 😛

In all seriousness, I’ve been running this blog since May of ’09, and I’ve always had spam posts to delete…until now. Thanks for the break, spammers, whoever you are. I assume we resume our bout of “you post ’em, I delete ’em” in 2017, right?

Anyway. Happy New Year to all…BE FUCKING SAFE out there tonight; no drinking or driving; taxi’s will be FREE most everywhere, there’s no excuse for it! Take care of yourselves…I wanna see ALL OF YOU back here for 2017.  Give me a few months for my job to kick in and get me out of debt hell and I’ll be shooting regular again…just hang on tight; the ride is about to get FAST. 🙂

Candle Boxxx for today.

Tolstoy

Candle Boxxx

Candle Boxxx

Candle Boxxx

Candle Boxxx

The video troubles on this blog began with the interview vid with Kendra James, yes? Posting that now.  🙂

Something a little different here for you all to check.  I’m uploading two versions…one is WMV, the other is MP4. I’ll label them for what they are…if you guys can, watch them both and see if you, first of all, can view them both (I remember DR having troubles with WMV, yes?), and if you can, then if there’s any difference in the quality.

Tolstoy

First day of taking calls (I’m working in a call center, if I haven’t mentioned that).  Yeah, that happened. 😛

Gawd…we were told as a group that we’d be taking payments. One of my first calls was for someone who was needing to turn her phone off and on once a week to keep it from dropping calls and she wanted to know why. Talk about throwing the class in at the deep end.  It wasn’t the instructors’ faults (my class has two teachers); someone above them put us into a “live call” queue where we could get questioned about anything and EVERYTHING, instead of one where we’d just be taking payments, which was comfortably within our knowledge base at this time. I fielded calls about everything from payments to customers angry at the service and back again…crazy.

To the instructors’ credit, when we were surveyed about or calls (you know, “Take a few moments to answer a few questions about your experience…”, etc) none of my classmembers failed the survey…”failed” meaning, we didn’t upset anybody.  Pretty good, all in all.

I liked it…but I think I’ll be able to like it more when I actually have the knowledge to handle the calls that’re being sent to me. Just OY.

Brooke Thomsen for today.  🙂

Tolstoy

Brooke Thomsen

Brooke Thomsen

Brooke Thomsen

Brooke Thomsen