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This kinda sucked...but it's getting better!

Post by Danteneon » Mon May 17, 2010 2:01 pm

Hey all. I haven't been on in a while, and I figured I'd give an update/reason. Both my wife and I have been laid off from our jobs. If you care to know why, read on...

As some of you know, my wife and I work for a Subaru dealer that was, until a year ago, also a Dodge dealer. Since Chrysler pulled the franchise from us, the dealer has been trying to get by with just the one franchise. Normally this wouldn't be a problem, but since the new car floor plan was financed through Chrysler financial, we no longer had money to buy new cars.

Long story short...2 months ago the dealer declared bankruptcy. Another company is interested in buying the dealership which would allow the dealer to conduct business as usual. The final date for the courts to decide on the sale of the dealership was last Thursday. On Wednesday they informed us that the date had been moved to June 3rd. The dealership had next to no money left to conduct business till then, so 10 jobs were eliminated (ours included).

The bright spot is that it is very likely that we will be able to get our jobs back when the new owners get settled in. It does suck that we had to be let go after staying with the company through the very tough times, but it was purely a financial reason that I understand fully. These next few weeks will be tough however :(

Anywho, I just thought I'd let folks know what is going on. Thanks for looking :D
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Post by sidepipe87 » Mon May 17, 2010 2:24 pm

Dsmn. That really sucks John... I hope for the best for both your wife and you. In the meantime we can be unemployed together! :rofl:
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Post by Danteneon » Mon May 17, 2010 2:45 pm

Yay! Unemployment FTW!!!

Thanks for the well wishes though Ryan. The wife and I appreciate it :D
If I could just figure out how to meld the Outback and the Neon into one car...

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Post by Haganracing » Mon May 17, 2010 3:39 pm

Damn John, sorry to hear that man :(

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Post by hul kogan » Mon May 17, 2010 3:45 pm

Sorry to hear this John. :(

Will this hamper your Carlisle plans? Let me know if you need anything.
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Post by Mat00ES » Mon May 17, 2010 3:53 pm

Sorry to hear, you need anything Im sure everyone here is willing to help.
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Post by dtjackten » Mon May 17, 2010 3:57 pm

best of luck to you and your wife! i hope everything works out for the best for both of you!
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Post by biggrobb1995 » Mon May 17, 2010 4:26 pm

Sorry to hear this. I hope both you and your wife can get back working soon. I'm going to add myself to the "unemployed, silver neon owners club".
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Post by r/tguy02 » Mon May 17, 2010 4:26 pm

Good luck to you man, hope you dont have any problems while you wait to get your jobs back.
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Post by heydockyle » Mon May 17, 2010 4:35 pm

Yep, if for some reason you don't get back right away we can start a bring John to carlisle fund.

I'm sure everything will work out fine though.
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Post by racer12306 » Mon May 17, 2010 4:51 pm

My best to you and your wife John and hopefully this is a very short term unemployment.
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Post by slaw » Mon May 17, 2010 5:02 pm

good luck homes! as stated by others, if u need anything let us know!
hope to see u in carlisle again
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Post by LilSparkPlug » Mon May 17, 2010 5:36 pm

Sorry to hear John that really sucks but it's good to see you're still looking on the bright side of things :). Stay positive all will work itself out soon.

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Post by JeffM » Mon May 17, 2010 7:43 pm

:-( Bad news to hear, John. At least you're keeping your head up about it. Good luck with hopefully getting that job back. :thumbup:
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Post by DOSneons » Mon May 17, 2010 8:04 pm

THAT SUX BRO, ive been there man...

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Post by FAC3L3SS » Tue May 18, 2010 1:21 am

:( John. I really hope this is short-lived like they are advertising. I wish the best for you and your wife. If you've got some spare time (which you may now) head to PA and I'll make a trip there myself just to see you and Ryan :thumbup:

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Post by Midnight_Rider » Tue May 18, 2010 3:07 am

Haganracing wrote:If you need anything, let us know :thumbup:
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Post by randomZERO » Tue May 18, 2010 3:30 am

Dude this really sucks! If you need to cuddle you know who does that the best. :thumbup:
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Post by BlackRoseRacing » Tue May 18, 2010 11:50 am

Midnight_Rider wrote:
Haganracing wrote:If you need anything, let us know :thumbup:
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Hope that things work out okay!
I just read this :banghead:
John you got my number if there's anything I can do for ya :thumbup:
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Post by superdan » Tue May 18, 2010 12:08 pm

good luck John, I give you and the wife my best wishes
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Post by dutch animal » Tue May 18, 2010 12:12 pm

sorry to hear dude ... hope it'll al turn out for you both ;)
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Post by occasional demons » Tue May 18, 2010 12:24 pm

Wow, I missed this yesterday. I was thinking this morning that it has been a while since you posted. Hope it all works out to the better. Like everyone has said, you know where we can be reached if need be. :thumbup:
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Post by Danteneon » Mon May 24, 2010 1:42 am

Wow guys and gal, thank you all so much! Chris and I really do apreciate all the well wishes. You guys rock :)

Sorry I didn't update this before...I have not been on at all lately. I'm trying to help a fellow member with some problems he is having so I decided to try and catch up with my posts.

We are on unemployment at this point (no money has come in yet) and we still have to wait till the 3rd to hear about our old positions.

I will be at Carlisle no matter what! We have had to tap into our vacation fund to pay bills, but that will not stop me from attending! I just have to be careful with my funds is all :)

Thanks again all :thumbup:
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Post by Midnight_Rider » Mon May 24, 2010 1:47 am

Danteneon wrote:I will be at Carlisle no matter what!
YAY! :thumbup:
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Post by FAC3L3SS » Mon May 24, 2010 2:04 am

Stay positive John! I don't think I'll be at Carlisle (not money issues, other stuff really) so if I can get you any help @ all, let me know. I owe you anyway :lol:

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Post by DetergentCandy » Mon May 24, 2010 5:11 am

Ouch, mang! What a bummer :/
I hope things turn up. Keep thinkin' positive!

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Post by Haganracing » Mon May 24, 2010 10:16 am

Midnight_Rider wrote:
Danteneon wrote:I will be at Carlisle no matter what!
YAY! :thumbup:
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occasional demons wrote:So maybe a FuzzyDanteHagan sammich might just beat a FuzzyHagan. :-k
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Post by darthroush » Mon May 24, 2010 6:52 pm

Hope it is all taken care of quickly! Best of luck you two!

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Post by INVUJerry » Mon May 24, 2010 9:31 pm

Good luck to you sir. Look on craigslist for sidework (ie: cash) if you feel inclined to. I know when I was unemployed I should have
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Post by ZeroChad » Mon May 24, 2010 9:46 pm

Geez man, this economy is still sucking. The GF and I had our fair share of unemployment/scrapping the barrel recently. Luckily were in the clear now. Hopefully you'll get there soon!
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