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  1. Long story short, ive hated my job for awhile but am unfortunately too responsible to just quit. So the company took care of that today, woop woop.

    Amazing timing too...just got back from an 8 day vaca, and Chicago Poker Classic starts today.

    Think Im going to take my time looking for a new job and try this poker thing out for serious for a few months/summer. Reserving this spot to edit in 2 months when i hate my life.
     
  2. best of luck!
  3. Let me be the first to say - GOOD LUCK!!!!!!!!!!
  4. same thing happened to me a year and a half ago and I went on to make almost 10 years worth of my really crappy salary since (yeah sick brag). so best of luck to you OP I hope it turns out well for ya
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  5. Good Luck ! Volume ftw!
     
  6.  
    Originally Posted by apology7 View Post

    same thing happened to me a year and a half ago and I went on to make almost 10 years worth of my really crappy salary since (yeah sick brag). so best of luck to you OP I hope it turns out well for ya

    ha...well illl just settle for making 5 years of my salary.

    thanks for the GL's....figured o/u for a negative response was 3 posts :)
     
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  7. Gogogogogo! Good luck!! My work contract with the goverment ends in September! I cant wait to grind large volume for a month or 2!!
    Edited By: Arty_the_Cat Feb 25th, 2011 at 06:25 PM
     
  8. GL
  9. Was told in March '10, company will be under new management in April and would need to find a new employer or relocate with old company. Decided to take time off and play poker full-time. My 2nd week of being unemployed, chopped the Sunday Million and Super Tuesday. So yeah, good things can happen from all of this. I wish you the best of luck
     
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  10. Best of luck my man as i have never had the time to play volume until now! I myself was laid off from a 70K a year job last August; But instead of saying fuck it i decided to get a crappy job making $14hr driving roll-off trucks. Well one week before Christmas i was informed that i was no longer needed for the crappy paying job. LOL I have always in my mind been pretty good at poker,but never really had the time to take it real serious like i wanted to. Well just like you i started last week or so playing fulltime; While i look for work of course. But hopefully by then i will have made a decent score or two!
    any good luck and ill be keeping an eye on you!!!!!!

    YOURS TRULY-"The Unemployed"
    AKA-Sr8AcEto5
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  11. Ive never seen such a happy laid off post so for that i wish you all the best
    Edited By: TheWhitePele Feb 25th, 2011 at 07:37 PM
  12. Good luck man
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    Originally Posted by neuby View Post

    Was told in March '10, company will be under new management in April and would need to find a new employer or relocate with old company. Decided to take time off and play poker full-time. My 2nd week of being unemployed, chopped the Sunday Million and Super Tuesday. So yeah, good things can happen from all of this. I wish you the best of luck

    Wow that is crazy and awesome. GLGL though OP hopefully you can have half the first months success of this dude.
     
  14. Glad to hear your happy about being laid off.. good luck with poker. Keep us updated on the progress
  15. Wow! Hope it turns out good! GL dude.

    P.S Post updates obv.
    Edited By: DFH Feb 25th, 2011 at 08:43 PM
  16. im in the same boat as of a few hours ago, hated the job but got a kid and girl. gunna go for it in large portions... wish me luck and/or advice ;)
  17. What a coincidence, Chevron laid 550 of us off this morning... So, I'm in the same boat. Deposited at Full Tilt and Stars and I'm going to make a go at poker, while looking for another job of course... That's what the wife thinks anyway. : )

    GL to you sir!
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  18.  
    Originally Posted by neuby View Post

    Was told in March '10, company will be under new management in April and would need to find a new employer or relocate with old company. Decided to take time off and play poker full-time. My 2nd week of being unemployed, chopped the Sunday Million and Super Tuesday. So yeah, good things can happen from all of this. I wish you the best of luck

    Jesus christ thats sick
     
  19. gl op, take this opportunity for all it's got and enjoy your time! i'm done with the air force at the end of may and am ready to grind the summer out
  20. GL man! I hope you crush right off the bat.
  21. glgl
  22.  
    Originally Posted by LeedsJay View Post

    im in the same boat as of a few hours ago, hated the job but got a kid and girl. gunna go for it in large portions... wish me luck and/or advice ;)


     
    Originally Posted by RvrRatKilla View Post

    What a coincidence, Chevron laid 550 of us off this morning... So, I'm in the same boat. Deposited at Full Tilt and Stars and I'm going to make a go at poker, while looking for another job of course... That's what the wife thinks anyway. : )

    GL to you sir!

    Dang the layoffs are contagious!!! I wish you guys more luck than myself, as I have essentially absolutely zero responsibilities other than not derailing my pretty solid career path too much, and kids/wives are something I don't have to consider
     
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  23. gl guys..im a nyc teacher and may be in the same boat by september!
  24. GL hope everything works out for you!
     
  25. GL - I'm jealous. Can't nut up and quit my job. Trying to make money doing both. So far that's working.

    Win I win a bracelet this summer I may finally quit. (=
     
  26.  
    Originally Posted by RvrRatKilla View Post

    What a coincidence, Chevron laid 550 of us off this morning... So, I'm in the same boat. Deposited at Full Tilt and Stars and I'm going to make a go at poker, while looking for another job of course... That's what the wife thinks anyway. : )

    GL to you sir!

    welp 3/4 in 75k gl
    Edited By: Appst08 Mar 2nd, 2011 at 07:13 AM
     
  27. Thanks!
  28. I will not wish you luck.

    I will wish you hard work, determination and a solid control over your emotions.
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    Originally Posted by FouTight View Post

    I will not wish you luck.

    I will wish you hard work, determination and a solid control over your emotions.

    Damn...I like that...I need to take that approach to poker...

    And not trying to hijack the post but good job Rvrratkilla in the 75k last night u got 3rd right?
  30. Your'e gonna win!

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