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"Jump ship!" "GEt oUtTa thEre!" "LoOk fer anOtheR jOb!"
Every fucking rant about bad work environment has those mudafucking answers LIKE THE PERSON DID NOT THINK ABOUT THAT.
Come on man, at least acknowledge the obviousness of your comment by adding a "I know you probably thought about this but...".
It'd be better if you could stop contaminating the comments with such fucking obviousness altogether though.

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  • 24
    You should get outa there. Devrant sounds like a really toxic place. Jump ship while you can!
  • 17
    Sometimes people need the extra push or outside perspective to tell them it’s actually toxic enough that they should leave.

    That was the case for me.
  • 2
    Honestly, this is that one piece of advice which doesn't sound obvious.
  • 2
    @Root @Floydimus Had I not seen the same comment several times in over 17237272 rants I'd also think it's cool advice.
    Not the case though.
  • 1
    Most posts about shit jobs here seeking clarity or commonality here are r/aita-bait. It's "I'm too close to the fire, should I fish or cut bait?"

    Most of the replies are either humor, or helping you achieve catharsis through humor. Leslie Nielsen would have a bad time here.
  • 9
    Some people are so used to bending over for their boss, they don't believe that there are roles that don't involve getting fucked in the ass everyday unless someone tells them
  • 4
    @OneOfSimpleMind imposing your experience and generalising to everyone is not wise.

    I agree that such generic comments are common sense and not useful for example:

    Someone: I am feeling anxious and stressed out
    Generic responder: Relax
    Someone: wow! I didn't think of that at all

    But then not such a major issue to rant about or bother about it
  • 2
    @Floydimus B-but it's exactly that!
    "Bad things happen where I work"
    Answer: "Stop working there!"
    It's not helpful at all!
  • 3
    @OneOfSimpleMind what other response can you give better than this?

    Refer them somewhere?
  • 5
    @Floydimus
    "Suck it up, buttercup"
    "It's not that bad!"
    "Just lie back and enjoy it"
    "It was just the boss' tip"

    I mean, there's any number of ways to rationalize an abusive relationship that's going nowhere and blame the victim.
  • 4
    People in abusive relationships often think there is no way out. It doesn't hurt to tell them.
  • 2
    @SortOfTested so my yesterday's post, even though I was aware of my situation, even when I knew the solution, I felt good when you all supported me and showed me the way out of applying for other jobs.

    Kind of reassurance or validation helps.

    Though it's a degenerative cycle and OP is right to some extent but in this very specific case I am unable to understand the psychology of why this works and isn't seen as 'common' or 'obvious' thought.
  • 2
    @bahua
    Very recently I realised that I have Stockholm Syndrome towards my abusive employer where I support their actions and praise their every act.

    Have even gone till the extent of defending the employer in an argument with colleagues.

    And yes, I was in that comfort zone where I never saw a way out.

    A lot of push and frequent reminders from family/friends led me where I am today with a good offer.

    BTW how have you been bro? Soo many friends still left to greet :)
  • 1
    @Floydimus idk something along the lines of: "Sucks dude, hope you manage to change jobs soon".
    It conveys support instead of: "Here's the fix you are not thinking about you dumb thing. Do it it's so easy to say and do! You dumb for being in that situation having such a genius fix right here you obviously didn't consider!"
  • 0
    @OneOfSimpleMind the easy way out basically
  • 1
    @bahua I’m with you there! Last post I responded to with some form of find a new job was from a user who had been working for 1 year out of college. They ended they post describing that through a shuffle of PM’s and managers they had become the scape goat of office politics and could do nothing right. They asked how to fix it. You can’t. Once management goes sour two levels up it’s very difficult to make any real difference. Ymmv, but leaving for greener pastures was the realistic option.
  • 2
    @cafebabe Lol that's what I'm gonna call it now. The "switch jobs already" stick. Aka the "jump ship" stick.
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