Friday, March 27, 2009

da hoodies.....


Let me tell yall about my hoodies. Hoodlums aka hoodies. They are a group of young men and women thug wannabes. Their ages range from 14 to 22. Mostly male, mostly assholes.I tried to get a picture of them to post but they have been kinda
quiet after the incident of the asswipe who shot off a .380 in front of my building, Valentines Night. now that the ATF agents are involved, things have gotten alot better. the police sit in the cul-de-sac just about everyday. after that incident, my son , poster boy for the NRA, strongly encouraged me to get my concealed carry weapons permit. He has had his for a few years now and with the hoodies being butt wipes, he wanted me to have mine. I took the class recently and I passed! Son takes me to the range and I get to shoot with his guns to get a feel of what is comfortable to me. I find I am happy with the .22 and my 'gun fairy' plans on getting me a gun for my birthday in Oct. I am looking at a very pretty compact .380. I have the right to bare arms, dammit I will!

For over a year they are being jerks and thugs. The police have been called many times, of course there was a lookout at the corner and when they saw the police they told their friends and the hoodies would scatter like the cockroaches they are. once the police left , they would come out of the wood work. they have an unusal way of warning each other. since most have cell phones, the look out would text them all when the police were coming. ah, modern technology, ain't it wonderful? (snicker-snort)

I have called the Police more times in the last 8 months than I ever have since buying this house in '95. 2 weeks after the Vday incident, there was a huge fight over owed drug money. about 40 hoodies were involved, it got UGLY. I called the police and was put on hold. apprently everyone else was calling the police about the fight too. 8 squad cars showed up and a couple of people were arrested. There has been peace on the street for a couple of weeks, gawd help us when spring break arrives. sad part is.....most of the hoodies dont even live in my neighborhood! they are coming in from other areas. It is all cause of the problem child hoodie that lives across the street from me. he is the 'leader' of the pack. when the fight over the drug money happened, he wasnt even home! ever since the ATF came pounding on his door over the gun issue, he knew the asshole who shot off the gun and hid him in his house and refused to answer the door, he has been behaving. he has a job now. I guess getting his water and lights cut off, opened his eyes. we have complained directly to the police about him, we are finally getting results. we shall see what the summer brings......ciao baby! (mauh) Liz

Sunday, March 22, 2009

I was busy today.......

took a gun safty class today, I am now qualified to carry a concealed handgun......heaven help the next hoodie that wakes me up at 1am.....
caio baby!
(mauh) Liz

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Self Checkouts

Today's rant is about SELF CHECKOUTS at your local retail place. As I have told yall before, I work as a cashier at a big box home improvement store. Sometimes I have to man the self check out station aka SCO. As a consumer, when I have just a few items, I prefer SCOs. Its fast, easy to work and I don't have to deal with idiots who grab a item with no scan tag or people who INSIST on taking 20 mins to write a check ( heeellloooooo, ever heard of a check card?????)for 3 items. It never seizes to amaze me how people are so afraid to use them. I have been screamed at, cursed at and belittled by customers who refused to use them. Its not rocket science people!!!! 5 easy steps!
1~locate the UPC or scan bars on the item
2~wave the item in front of the scanner
3~drop said item into the bag provided. this part is important, with each UPC bar code, there is a weight associated with it in the computer. if you don't put the item into the bag, the computer cant compare the weight to the UPC. then you get to hear that annoying bitch voice tell you.....please put item into the bag. if you don't, the babysitter of the SCO (moi) has to override the command and that may take a few seconds. if you try to sneak something into the bag, the voice will say, undetermined weight has been added, please remove item. this voice will also will come up if you put your purse on the scale or a child sits on it. yes its annoying as hell, but its to keep everything honest and on the up and up.
4~once you finished scanning and dropping into the bag, you hit the 'finish and pay' button.
5~tender your payment (cash, credit card, gift card, store credit and yes even checks)
there you have it, how to use a SCO. Learn it people! It is our future whether you like it or not!
the SCOs will not be taking any jobs, you still need a babysitter for them. when it gets real busy, there are more than one person there to help people. Also its our job to TEACH you how to use them. although......if you READ the screens and follow the directions its very easy. I have taught people how to use them in Walmart. thank you for your co operation in this matter.

ciao baby!
(mauh) Liz

Sunday, March 15, 2009

In the Beginning......

welcome to my new blog, Rants and Ravings of Elizabitch! I created this blog because I need a outlet for my bitchiness and sacrcastic warp sense of humor that tends to get me into trouble in the real world from time to time. I got the nickname Elizabitch in Jr High when I wouldnt kiss a guy in my class. Hell, I was more afraid of my daddy than the jr high horndog. Dad was a retired Navy man, you just plain ol' didnt go against his wishes.

today entry will be mild (snicker-snort). I will save the bitter stuff for later. I work in one of them big box hardware stores. I am a cashier. I have just about see it all. A future entry on the blog will be '10 surefire ways to piss off your cashier'. It will be interesting for sure!

Ciao Baby!
(mauh) Liz