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@  mommmy : (22 April 2014 - 08:53 PM) I have a shirt on that says Happy Happy Happy so take that to heart and don't worry about that other job not worth it.
@  zacsmom : (22 April 2014 - 12:56 PM) Thanks Gwennie. It also doesn't hurt that iget a 20 dicount.Cha ching. Let's just hpe idon't spend all of my paycheck. I may end upowing them at the end of the pay period.LOL.
@  gwenblake : (22 April 2014 - 11:21 AM) zacs you will have peace of mind and now you can try for another job.  You don't need a job you can't be happy on.  I am so proud you made that decision....Good for you!!!  Good morning everyone!
@  zacsmom : (22 April 2014 - 11:09 AM) You guys are the greatest. I was sick all night because I was so upset and threw up this morning. I have to return aprons and shirts this morning and I am going to refuse to say a word. I was just thinking that 12 people have walked out without giving notice in the past 2 yrs. Seeing that we only have 20 people, that is a 50% turnover.Those statistics show that it wasn't just me.
@  Pierrette2 : (22 April 2014 - 05:22 AM) Zacsmom, I'm sending you positive thoughts and I wish you the best with the new job.
@  Heart824 : (21 April 2014 - 10:21 PM) Well now you have a better job to give it all.
@  zacsmom : (21 April 2014 - 09:57 PM) Thanks so much Heart and Mommy. Why do I feel like such crap though. I gave that job all I had. I just feel bad.
@  mommmy : (21 April 2014 - 09:46 PM) That is good glad you quit especially since you have another job you don't need that crap.
@  Heart824 : (21 April 2014 - 09:30 PM) Good for you Zacsmom.  Someone actually gave the notice and they treat you like this.
@  zacsmom : (21 April 2014 - 09:19 PM) It's done. They were just awul to me today. A bunch o stu happened and my boss said if you don't like it just go. So I'm gone. My new boss has me already scheduled or the week. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
@  mommmy : (21 April 2014 - 03:42 PM) Yep just think of it that way all the weeks you have had to endure this job and now its only 5 days, it will go quick.
@  zacsmom : (21 April 2014 - 11:59 AM) I have to go back to the old job today to finish the week. Uggg. Just don't want to be there. But alas it's just 5 days.
@  mommmy : (19 April 2014 - 10:28 PM) That is very cool zacsmom, I know it sure makes a difference when you have a job you love.
@  Heart824 : (19 April 2014 - 05:48 PM) Great Zacsmom
@  zacsmom : (19 April 2014 - 12:26 PM) Started my new job and I love it.
@  gwenblake : (19 April 2014 - 12:22 PM) Happy Easter everyone!!!
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@  Heart824 : (18 April 2014 - 04:01 PM) You too Gwen
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#1 merlot

 
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Posted 13 August 2008 - 11:11 PM

Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).  And yet her fans bitch about her lack of airtime.  Okay people - she has a lack of airtime because she doesn't want to work the fricking hours because she wants to be part-time to be with her family!

What I'm pissed about is that her refusal to work the hours affects Christian LeBlanc who is a hard working and gifted actor and should be front burner all the time, but it seems the only thing they have for him without his "wife" is being Victor's mouthpiece and sparring with his demented but funny brother and his evil whore of a mother!  Therefore, the writers need to break this marriage up, let Tracy Bregman have her housewifey part-time job just being in the background and appearing time to time.  That way, CLB can move on and enjoy scenes with actors/actresses who are willing to put in the hours.

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 12:59 AM

WOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOO I love it.. this is so true.. and I totally agree with you.. this is a great post

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:51 AM

no joke..great post..lol she really shouldnt be with mikey, and be holding him back...

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 10:25 AM

Well, gals, I think we're probably in the minority here because the Baldwin/Fenmore union is considered divorce-proof and sacred by most.  To me,
it's just a waste of CLB's talent.  :angry:

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 10:34 AM

merlot, on Aug 13 2008, 04:11 PM, said:

Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).  And yet her fans bitch about her lack of airtime.  Okay people - she has a lack of airtime because she doesn't want to work the fricking hours because she wants to be part-time to be with her family!

What I'm pissed about is that her refusal to work the hours affects Christian LeBlanc who is a hard working and gifted actor and should be front burner all the time, but it seems the only thing they have for him without his "wife" is being Victor's mouthpiece and sparring with his demented but funny brother and his evil whore of a mother!  Therefore, the writers need to break this marriage up, let Tracy Bregman have her housewifey part-time job just being in the background and appearing time to time.  That way, CLB can move on and enjoy scenes with actors/actresses who are willing to put in the hours.
Hi, Merlot!

I was wondering where you came by this information? I had always thought she was on recurring status by TPTB due to budget cuts, and not because she did not want to work full time. She has been on recurring status for many years now, and even with that she carried a big storyline when Sheila was running around, as herself and as the Phyllis look-a-like. Did she do an interview or something? Thanks!


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Posted 14 August 2008 - 10:42 AM

Sinny, on Aug 13 2008, 04:59 PM, said:

WOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOO I love it.. this is so true.. and I totally agree with you.. this is a great post
I had no idea that it was Bergman that was calling the shots...I agree break them up..even a great SL there..He is my favorite and now you have cleared up what I was wondering about his air time.

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 11:34 AM

[quote name='Charisma36' date='Aug 14 2008, 02:34 AM'] [quote name='merlot' date='Aug 13 2008, 04:11 PM'] Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:23 PM

evilsnugglybunny, on Aug 13 2008, 11:51 PM, said:

no joke..great post..lol she really shouldnt be with mikey, and be holding him back...
  :blink: she really does hold him back and truthfully I am amazed he doesn't complain.. it is time to break them up.. and aren't TB's kids getting old enough for her to work more.. either that or quit.. I am not her biggest fan that is for sure.. and again today she is trying to look 20 at the stagette..

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:27 PM

merlot, on Aug 13 2008, 06:11 PM, said:

Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).  And yet her fans bitch about her lack of airtime.  Okay people - she has a lack of airtime because she doesn't want to work the fricking hours because she wants to be part-time to be with her family!

What I'm pissed about is that her refusal to work the hours affects Christian LeBlanc who is a hard working and gifted actor and should be front burner all the time, but it seems the only thing they have for him without his "wife" is being Victor's mouthpiece and sparring with his demented but funny brother and his evil whore of a mother!  Therefore, the writers need to break this marriage up, let Tracy Bregman have her housewifey part-time job just being in the background and appearing time to time.  That way, CLB can move on and enjoy scenes with actors/actresses who are willing to put in the hours.
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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:29 PM

merlot, on Aug 14 2008, 07:25 AM, said:

Well, gals, I think we're probably in the minority here because the Baldwin/Fenmore union is considered divorce-proof and sacred by most.  To me,
it's just a waste of CLB's talent.  :angry:
I don't see how anyone can be a fan of this couple.. they do nothing.. absolutely nothing.. I sure dont see what is worth cheering on

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:30 PM

[quote name='kanick' date='Aug 14 2008, 11:27 AM'] [quote name='merlot' date='Aug 13 2008, 06:11 PM']Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 02:35 PM

[quote name='Sinny' date='Aug 14 2008, 09:30 AM'] [quote name='kanick' date='Aug 14 2008, 11:27 AM'] [quote name='merlot' date='Aug 13 2008, 06:11 PM']Now I realize Tracy Bregman is a mom in real-life but when she refuses to work the hours required to support a front-burner storyline, her character shouldn't be married to a front-burner storyline character like Michael Baldwin (Christian LeBlanc).

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Posted 14 August 2008 - 04:25 PM

ya I am sinshine from cbs

I am not loving lauren's looks lately.. she is looking mighty trashy..

but the problem is that TB does not want to work full time.. so it limits the story they give them.. I love mikey or I did.. now he is almost on existant and that has happened since they paired him with Lauren.. so for me I want them over.

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Posted 20 August 2008 - 03:07 PM

Yep, Sinny, I say bust 'em up! :2  :2

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Posted 20 August 2008 - 04:16 PM

Why do they have to break up for CLB to get a s/l or more airtime? There are a ton of ways they can explain Lauren not being attatched to Micheal's hip. Good grief, Dylan on Guiding Light is often referred to by other characters as if he is still in town, but he hasn't actually been seen by viewers for months!
I would like to see more of CLB also, I just don't think they have to break up the couple to do it.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 10:41 AM

I love Michael and Lauren as a couple!

They were so much fun when they were courting, and I remember especially when they were making out in the barn at the Newman Ranch, and hid under the hay, almost getting caught! They were sexy, cute, and fun as a couple!

I love the way they support each other so completely, like when she has a panic attack, the way he takes care of her! Even when they have big fights, they are still solid as a couple.

Too often in soaps, couples split up over small things, and move on to the next person the next week. No one seems to be able to maintain a healthy and lasting relationship. I love Michael and Lauren because they are THAT couple for me ... the one who stays together despite problems that occur in their marriage, or from without, like from Gloria.

Tracey Bregman was hired by Y&R in 2001, and offered to reprise her role of Lauren Fenmore as a recurring actress. Whether she dictated that choice or the show, I do not know. During these past few years, she has carried a large amount of storyline on various occasions. And, whether she is there all the time or not has nothing to do with how much time we see Michael.

I would be VERY disappointed to see them break up their marriage! Someone HAS to stay married on the show! They make a sexy, great and powerful couple, with a lot of life, love and fun left in them. Now, if we can just get the writers to get the show back on track, Christian Jules LeBlanc and Tracey Bregman will be able to come back strong with a rock-em, sock-em storyline!

What can I say? I love Michael and Lauren as a couple!


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Posted 21 August 2008 - 11:26 AM

merlot, on Aug 20 2008, 12:07 PM, said:

Yep, Sinny, I say bust 'em up! :2  :2
I say bust em up too.. they are so fucking boring LMAO

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 11:42 AM

GwenDLynn, on Aug 20 2008, 01:16 PM, said:

Why do they have to break up for CLB to get a s/l or more airtime? There are a ton of ways they can explain Lauren not being attatched to Micheal's hip. Good grief, Dylan on Guiding Light is often referred to by other characters as if he is still in town, but he hasn't actually been seen by viewers for months!
I would like to see more of CLB also, I just don't think they have to break up the couple to do it.
I think clb is being wasted right now.. and that is cuz he is hooked up with TEB. IMO anyways.. ever since they got married mikey has become a dull wimpy boy.. break him free.. I want him single.. he is much better when he has no one to answer too.

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 01:53 PM

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Posted 21 August 2008 - 03:19 PM

This couple just don't have any interesting s/l right now. Lauren's abscence can be easily explained away without them breaking up.  But seriously this couple does nothing for me.
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