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Got fired as expected. It's been a funny morning lol.
Co-workers, all of them, had a face of concern because they know how much was on my plate, and how much shit they have to eat.
Ahh, I know I should be worried, but feels like all the chains have been removed. Also, the boss is gonna pay me till next week, so I have some money.
Finally, I can work on my side projects woohoo!
Fuck this place! Now I know how much toxic it was, because getting fired made me fucking happy.15
Let me introduce you all to my debug crew.
Dennis the Pirate and Puzzle the Mystic.
I won Dennis as a prize at the Renaissance Festival (I hated the festival). The attraction was called "Dunk the Wench". There would be a girl sitting on a platform that opens up if you hit the target, and she would drop into a pool of water. I paid $10, hit the target after 3 tries and picked Dennis as my prize. Oh boy she was mad, like I give a fuck. 😂
Puzzle the Mystic
Went on a no Wi-Fi trip with buddies to some rural part of Minnesota. We had booked an entire cabin from Airbnb. Final day comes and I go to the bathroom to take a dump. I see that no one replaced the toilet paper and I open one of the cabinets to get some more. But something catches my eye, I see this weird yellow thing and realize it's a rubber duck. I gave it the name Puzzle, because it puzzled me at first because of its shape. I really wanted to take it, and not steal it. Luckily, The owners came to do some farm work before we left. I asked the owner I'll pay for the rubber duck, because it's unique. She said to just keep it. She must've thought I was weird 😂4
I should really make a sitcom about my office.
Today we received a mail from HR that almost 30 (5 six packs) cans of soda got finished in 4 days, which I admit is weird. We have 12 people in the office. Either someone stole some, or is drinking themselves to diabetes. Regardless, it costs like $16 for a 40-pack which isn't much for an American company.
Now, I don't even drink soda that much, maybe once or twice a week.
Any other day, I would just let it go.
But oh no...
This place has a real tendency to make calm people go insane.
This is what made me fucking mad -
We are only PERMITTED to ONE CAN A DAY!
ONE CAN A DAY!
WHY!? IS THERE A SODA GLOBAL FUCKING APOCALYPSE!?
ARE WE SAVING THE SODAS FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS?!
I'M GONNA FUCKING DRINK THREE OF THEM TODAY! BADASS!
MY MOOD IS FUCKED NOW.
Fuck this place!
Oh and it's those tiny ones, not even regular ones.8
A recruiter from Amazon sent me a link to review the job description to see if I would be interested.
Unfortunately, I don't have any experience in C,,,,,? Does anyone?20
My intern just out of nowhere said thanks for the help, you are amazing. I asked why is he thanking me and being weird?
Turns out he was having an issue with MAMP as the MySQL service was not turning on. I had posted an answer to the problem 2 years ago on StackOverflow. He said the solution I posted worked after searching StackOverflow for a while.
I feel a little proud and motivated.2
My doctor said I open up, what better place to do it.
I've had it with this place. Gave my life and soul for a company and a man who deserves none. Worked on cheap salary thinking naively I will be taken care of later. Worked after-hours, nights, and weekends. Haven't taken more than 2 days of vacation in 2 fucking years. Worked on 10+ web application projects, took care of in-house servers, made documents for user training, coordinated meetings with clients.
I was PROMISED I would get sponsorship (H1B), but alas I was wrong, I was a total noob. Boss says the company isn't making money, and somehow it's my fault they couldn't get lucrative projects. I was assigned to 2 new projects and had to quickly fix it, which I did because our co-worker was going away for active duty. I only found out I wasn't getting sponsored when I asked about the status update last week! So, they strung me along until I was not as important to them because the pending work has been completed.
All this has led to piss poor mental and physical health, the doctor suggested I take pills or do talk therapy. I have to find another job in 15 days with sponsoring which is next to impossible. I'm not even 40% of the person I was before. I have the debt to pay, family to take care of, and just entered a relationship. I have already applied to 100+ jobs within the last 1 week with no response after I mentioned sponsorship, of course!
Also, the funniest thing is that my boss says he likes me personally, but my discipline is bad because I worked from home once, when I had a flat tire, and because I came late to an office once by 5 minutes which I apologized instantly. After I confronted him with the sponsor status, this guy says to look for other jobs and will give me a recommendation! what the fuck?! I don't need a recommendation form a piss poor lying leader who is pussy when things get difficult and cries about it. Also, If my discipline is bad why would you recommend me, isn't a recommendation a reflection of you and your statement? He is just trying to cover his tracks.
My advice is this, don't drain your mental and physical health for a company because they will never take care of you, because you are replaceable! I've lost the battle, I dislike coding now, will have to move back to my country, break up with my girlfriend and be circled around by jerk extended family members being labeled as a failure, when ironically I have the highest merit in the education of any in my extended family circle.
Additionally, I'm not going to bother going to school again to maintain my status.
I apologize for the rant and possible grammatical errors. I only wanted to write this because I don't want people to suffer as I did. There are many hardworking people who just want to be better and contribute to society, I just wanted to be a part of one.
If you read till the end, I appreciate your time.
*Also, they just hired a guy for 100K+. I know they are trying to force me out, just saying*
A frustrated dev5
Of course, it was! I needed my bachelor's degree to enter the United States for a master's degree. The master degree, on the other hand, was fucking worthless!