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Confessions of a GameStop manager ETA (again)

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post
I guess I'll join in on the confession trend. Plus, there's things you gamers, mothers of gamers, and wives of gamers need to know.

I really DO judge you, harshly, when you're buying Grand Theft Auto for your 10 year old. When I ask, "are you aware that this game has a mature rating for language, violence, sexual content, and drug use?" and you just say yes like all is well, I wonder...

I am NOT a babysitter! I'm not okay with your brat playing the playstation demo while you get your nails done!

I know it's your husband. I see you glaring at me. I have no shame in flirting with him if it means an up-sale.

I am not tech support. I don't know what's wrong with your Xbox. I am also not a strategy guide. I don't know what you need to do half way through Dishonored.

Most of the crap I recommend, I've never played. I've just heard enough about it to be able to pretend. You'd be surprised how many games I sell off personal recommendations that have never been in my house.

I'm not giving you my discount, stop trying to be my friend.

You Pokemon nerds are weird.

I can't change the value of your trade-in. I know you paid $60 for it and I'm offering you $7. There really isn't much demand for the CoD that you bought 5 years ago.

I work 60 hours a week. I have two kids, a husband, and a life. I'm not even a gamer besides PC gaming. I have one system and I play about 2 hours of games per week (usually Minecraft with my kid).

Edit: I love my job. I love the super passionate gamer nerds. It's not all negative.

We have to legally tell you about the rating if you have a kid with you and we will ID you if you look under 30.

'Flirting' means smiling and laughing. I don't act like a whore. I wouldn't be a manager if I did. I don't initiate it, that would be stupid. If a guy starts acting flirty I do it back. It's called making the sale and it works. I've turned a $60 purchase into a $300 purchase many times. It works. Stop getting your panties in a bunch. I'm happily married. I don't want your man.
Posted by Anonymous on Apr. 12, 2014 at 10:39 AM
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lovemymini
by Emerald Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:08 AM
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It's very rare to find a knowledgeable employee at gamestop. It's irritating when they can't answer a simple question. Seriously, if this is their job a little knowledge and kindness goes a long way.

Quoting alexsmommy2010: Omg you just wrote out what i was going to after reading this.
Shes right op we know. My husband used to work for gamestop and everyone loved him because he knew the games, systems, what was coming out, etc.

Quoting lovemymini:
Dear GameStop Manager,

This isn't news to me.

I knew you weren't a gamer after talking to you for 2 minutes. I hate that you guys took over EB Games because let's face it, they were way better. I hate the corporate feel of your store and it's irritating you can't get a pre order right.

You guys are less then friendly and not knowledgeable about consoles, controllers or games.

Please just stop pretending.

PS.

I'll buy whatever fucking game I want for my child. I can read and I know what it's rated.
N_maricle
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:08 AM
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You really have to flirt with people's dh to do your job? O.o don't you seem classy.

sophiasmommy27
by Sarah Sweetheart on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:08 AM
Lmfao.


Nor would he flirt with a gamestop manager LMFAO


Quoting mokeekee: My husband probably thinks you're ugly. Flirt away.
Pokemon_Lover
by Silver Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:08 AM
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People would never know I'm addicted to Pokemon lol. I was introduced to it really late in life.

Quoting Anonymous: Don't get me wrong, they're my favorite. They're just a little weird.

Quoting Pokemon_Lover: Why are Pokemon nerds weird?
KyliesMom5
by Platinum Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:09 AM
If a game i am buying is rated mature i am already aware and don't need to be told. The last time i was told this by a GS employee i looked at him and said " yeah, and?" I am an adult and can buy whatever game i want.
lovemymini
by Emerald Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM
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You can't compare TitanFall and COD lol.

They are two different types of games.

COD could honestly put out shit game after shit game an people would still buy it.


Quoting MrsErdos2011: The game stop near me has awesome employees. The same 3 always happen to be working every time we go in even though they have 10 employees total in that store. My husband and I are usually in there for about an hour just talking about cod, comparing systems, and talking about which games are best for the genres we like. (fyi titanfall, not a cod killer and does not live up to the hype at all)

Quoting lovemymini:
Dear GameStop Manager,

This isn't news to me.

I knew you weren't a gamer after talking to you for 2 minutes. I hate that you guys took over EB Games because let's face it, they were way better. I hate the corporate feel of your store and it's irritating you can't get a pre order right.

You guys are less then friendly and not knowledgeable about consoles, controllers or games.

Please just stop pretending.

PS.

I'll buy whatever fucking game I want for my child. I can read and I know what it's rated.
Anonymous
by Anonymous on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM

For some reason while I was reading this...all I could hear in my head was yelling. It was kind of funny. 


mokeekee
by Bronze Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM
LOL real high standards there

Quoting sophiasmommy27: Lmfao.


Nor he flirt with a gamestop manager LMFAO


Quoting mokeekee: My husband probably thinks you're ugly. Flirt away.
LunieLoopen
by Member on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM

And this is why I don't trust women working in GS...

Anonymous
by Anonymous on Apr. 12, 2014 at 11:12 AM
I've been in a Game Stop once in my entire life to ask a question about Skylanders. The guy was helpful. That's it.
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