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LordLuke, November 7th, 2010, 6:44 pm
Time Limit - Ok, so here's the deal:

Due to the distance between me and my job, I need to take a bus to work. Which we know already. This unfortunately limits what hours I can do at work. This is giving my boss a headache.

My current contract with work is a "continuous temporary" contract, which means I don't get the same chances to climb any ladders like those on a permanent one, nor do I get to know when I get let go. For all I know, it could be next year they let me go, or it could be next week.

What I'd like more than anything right now is the ability to make something of myself. Due to what I have done regarding University, sticking with my job and climbing ladders (while working on projects and portfolios in the background) would be the best option for me.

But, for me to be able to start climbing, my boss wants me to move closer in order to do more hours. And, which his current track record, I can't take what he's said about being made permanent as gospel.

Plus on top of that, I highly doubt Emma wants to move. And quite frankly, I don't want to either. We've settled down in the flat, and Emma needs to be close to her caring job.

On top of that, I can't even being to think about getting anything like a car or a moped. It's way too expensive, not to mention dangerous around this bloody town.

Seriously, people need to learn to open their eyes while they're driving around here.

All this for what could be a fruitless endeavour. For all I know, I could end up staying a temp checkout monkey if we move.

In short, I don't know what to do. Any ideas?

~Luke

tl;dr Boss wants me to move closer to work to do more hours while we can't afford to move/get a car/lose Emma's caring job due to distance of new house for what would be an empty promise of a permanent job.

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MADAGASCAR, November 7th, 2010, 9:01 pm
- Chedual

What is that, a cheddar joust?

MADAGASCAR, November 7th, 2010, 9:07 pm
- In other news, shitsux bro. I'd say try to find another, closer job while still doing the temp stuff over there. Hopefully lady luck is on your side and your current job can hold out a while.

Luke's on his phone (Guest), November 8th, 2010, 4:07 am
@Mada - Chedual is great on toast. (i'll fix it as soon as possible)

Also thanks! From the sounds of things we might have to move but i need to check i have a job for sure.

barkyboy (Guest), November 8th, 2010, 8:06 am
- Did anyone think that luke shaved all his hair off in the first panel?

4thWarmasterKais, November 8th, 2010, 12:11 pm
- what do you want to do in the long run? Perhaps you should aim for something, maybe start self studying something you are interested in, and try to keep this job while you build a portfolio of something that could get you into whatever you want to do. You clearly don't want to move, so maybe Madagascar is right and you should try and find something a bit closer to home for income too. Maybe you should look into finding people in the industry you want to be in and ask them for advice in how to go about getting into what you want to do? Just my two pence, I hope it gives you ideas :)

corybaxter (Guest), November 8th, 2010, 3:39 pm
- kill you're self

Dillonius, November 8th, 2010, 3:54 pm
- It seems you've forgotten the part of your boss's glasses that go behind his ears.

Unless it's some fancy British glasses that are held on by magic. In which case, carry on.

Sorry for being so nit-picky.

cesar (Guest), November 8th, 2010, 7:30 pm
- @barkyboy i did

Hughmonclo, November 9th, 2010, 4:25 pm
- still spelled wrong? i think? unless thats how british people say it.

MADAGASCAR, November 9th, 2010, 10:53 pm
- Well, he seems to have drawn the ear-pieces for himself, so obviously there is only one explanation.

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