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What KICKSTARTER(S) are you BACKING and WHY?
I have to say, it felt really powerful a few months ago when my boss was giving me shit about something to just be able to say, “I contacted my Union rep and and here is the pertinent clause in our contract ...”
Anyone calling what I do white collar work is deluding themselves. I'm skilled labor. You're going to see more of this.
Sagrilarus wrote: An ability to press for comp time when i'm told to work weekends would be great too.
Union comp-time and over-time rules have changed our workplace from, "we pay you for 40 hours a week, but actually expect you to work 50" to an actual 40 hour work week. With everyone only working 40 hours a week, it has forced the powers that be to acknowledge that we are grossly understaffed and start replacing people when they retire or leave, rather than just shift all the work to the remaining workers.
Our job descriptions are also being enforced. I got a promotion (and significant pay increase) because I had been doing work above my pay grade for 4 years while being repeatedly denied a promotion because "money was tight" Also, since the folks that retire tend to be a higher pay grade than those that remain, management can't shift many of the departing responsibilities onto the remaining workers without promoting them. They recently were re-organizing work due to a person's impending retirement, and had the epiphany that they couldn't give any of it to me unless they promoted me again.
Don't know anything about the games the other 2 are based on.
Pre-supported models that are basically immediately available make them easy to say yes to.
the_jake_1973 wrote: I don't mind putting in the supports myself, so I haven't taken the plunge yet.
It’s probably the part I hate the most, though lately I’ve gotten
I still run the pre-supported models through the validator and find islands, even though the creators print them out fine, just makes me feel better about it.
Another consumer product to define your identity in our consumer society.
A way to fill an empty spot on a shelf.
The pursuit of happiness.
A compulsion to acquire all the miniatures. All the miniatures.
Vulnerability to marketing techniques.
An insatiable desire for variety.
The Diderot Effect.
I probably shouldn't even back that atm, but yknow. $17 isn't the make or break point I hope.