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    [–] What was your favorite discontinued item/product? Azmoten 10 points ago in AskReddit

    Anything they made with the volcano sauce, really. That stuff was amazing.

    [–] What is the most evil company and why? Azmoten 6 points ago * (lasted edited 3 days ago) in AskReddit

    This morning the McDonalds worker gave me back an extra dollar in change when I paid for my breakfast, but I corrected her and gave back the dollar because I didn’t want her to get in trouble. So, I’m basically a saint.

    Jokes aside though, good on you for sticking to your morals. The world needs more like you.

    [–] What Video Game looked like it would be great to play but when you played it, it really was awful? Azmoten 2 points ago in AskReddit

    I had the same experience. The first 10 hours of gameplay were a total drag, and I even put it down for a month or so, until it finally hooked me. First 10 hours took over a month, the next 50 hours less than two weeks.

    [–] What Video Game looked like it would be great to play but when you played it, it really was awful? Azmoten 1 points ago in AskReddit

    I got the game shortly after it was released because that was when I bought my Xbox 1. In one of the very first opening sequences there is a scene of a naked woman (Yennifer I think?) getting out of a bathtub. It was then that I knew, and I even told my friend who was watching, "well, that's it. Game of the Year."

    [–] What main character didn't deserve a happy ending? Azmoten 6 points ago in AskReddit

    He has lots of bonsai plants. He gives one to everyone who buys a car at his dealership.

    [–] What is legal that makes you ask yourself, how is that not illegal by now? Azmoten 1 points ago in AskReddit

    That’s one really ludicrous thing about it. They’re not even actually charging YOU with a crime. They’re charging your property, an inanimate object, with having broken the law.

    [–] What's a "fact" you thought was true for years but later found out was false? Azmoten 1 points ago in AskReddit

    That's just an average. The number is driven up by Spider-Eatin' George, who consumes 10,000 spiders a night.

    [–] Americans, What do you hate most about america? Azmoten 2 points ago * (lasted edited 19 days ago) in AskReddit

    Here in America, we already pay a monthly premium for insurance to get lackluster healthcare for ourselves, and possibly our family. Who knows! Insurance benefits are impossible to interpret.

    But at least we don’t pay a tax so maybe our neighbors can get healthcare, too!

    We really don’t like “taxes.” We prefer “premiums.”

    You commie.

    /s

    [–] During your college days, how did you make your money stretch? Azmoten 38 points ago in AskReddit

    He's literally stretching his money, by pulling on it from both ends.

    [–] What's your favorite dead or unpopular game? Azmoten 10 points ago in AskReddit

    Asheron's Call was an absolutely fantastic MMORPG back before WoW came along. It ran from 1999 to 2017, a damn good run.

    [–] What TV series finale made you want to yell "ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME?" at the TV? Azmoten 235 points ago in AskReddit

    The brilliance of this ending is that people are still arguing about what the sudden cut to black represents over a decade later.

    [–] What parenting mindset is the absolute worst to go by? Azmoten 18 points ago in AskReddit

    Youre right. They had agency. What they didn’t have was the information and life experience necessary to exercise that agency intelligently. It’s possible that had they known the risks, they still would have made the same choices. But they didn’t know the risks. They had no life experience to draw upon when making those choices. And that is largely because their parents sheltered them against the risks of making choices while growing up.

    Let’s say you’ve been drafted to the bomb squad in the army. What’s more, you have a trainer who is supposed to train you how to disarm bombs safely. The trainer has ample time to do so; years and years, in fact. But they neglect your training, instead making sure you are always “safe” by keeping you far away from bombs and preventing you from learning about them that whole time, right up until the point where they no longer have the power to do so. And as a result, the first time you encounter a bomb, you choose to cut the wrong wire and blow yourself up. It was your choice which wire to cut! No one made you cut THAT wire! But is your trainer blameless? I don’t think so.

    [–] What’s one rule that your school/workplace has implemented that absolutely backfired? Azmoten 3 points ago in AskReddit

    The Dominos franchise I worked for didn't do either of the things you describe during the six years I worked there, at least not automatically. But the "Wow the Customer" initiative they put out a few years back encouraged us to throw free stuff (a free remake of their order plus a dessert item was typical) at anyone who complained about anything ever. The three steps of "Wowing the Customer" were something like "listen to their complaint, give them what they want, give them something extra." I've been out of there for ~three years now so I don't know if that's still policy.

    Regardless, we didn't punish drivers for their late deliveries unless another driver spotted them doing something like hitting a drive through on a run (without manager permission) or they were blatantly terrible. I had one guy who would take 45 minutes to get down the street and back. Other drivers would come back and tell me they'd seen him in the completely wrong part of our delivery area; this happened multiple times. After a few warnings I had to fire him, one of only three people I ever had to fire (the other two: a guy instigated a fight with another driver in the store during one of my first few days as manager, and another guy locked his keys in his car on a delivery so he punched out his own window to get in and left a pile of broken glass in the customer's driveway).

    And Dominos can manage those delivery times because they have a LOT of locations splitting up delivery areas, at least around where I was. We had three Dominos handling roughly the same area of one Papa John's. I imagine the numbers are closer in more rural locations.

    Anyway...The actual number of the time being enforced is arbitrary. The point I was originally making is that if a pizza delivery place is pressuring drivers to go faster than they're comfortable with, especially in situations like OP described where in order to make those times they would definitely have to take risks they wouldn't otherwise, then that pizza place is out of line, and there is legal precedent in the US for that.

    [–] What’s one rule that your school/workplace has implemented that absolutely backfired? Azmoten 58 points ago in AskReddit

    Yes, this. Tell the owners/manager about the Dominos lawsuits in '92 and '93 that resulted in Dominos paying out $17.8 million to crash victims (one payout of 2.8 million, another payout of 15 million). By compelling your drivers to be faster, and therefore more reckless, you open yourself up to the possibility of litigation from people who get hit by your hurrying drivers, and possibly from the drivers themselves.

    I worked at Dominos well after these lawsuits, and although they track delivery times and corporate inspections do grade the store on its % of deliveries under 30 minutes (in the last 28 days), they don't offer any guarantee of delivery time. The thought is that if you can't consistently get under 30 minute delivery times, what you need to do is hire more drivers and send out less double/triple deliveries, not force the drivers you have to drive faster than they are comfortable with.