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geesh yourself. I wasn't being rude, just pointing out that

Posted By: SM on 2006-03-06
In Reply to: chiropractors.....................sm - oh well, perhaps you worked for BAD

the people I worked for, over the years 4 different chiropractic offices in different states, and they all had cases filed against them for various complaints regarding treatment.  So, in MY opinion, I do consider them bone crunchers and I would never go to one for treatment. 

Sciatica affects the nerves and acupuncture is HIGHLY effective in the treatment of sciatica because they treat the nerve not the spine.  Acupuncture for sciatica is the better way to go than by treatment of a chiropractor. 

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Pointing out minor errors is not amusing. It is simply rude.
Geesh, yourself! Who says I did?
As it is, I went to the website and cashed out the account.  I'm only dealing with my local agent on my other policy.  I told the company I didn't agree with offshoring the customer service positions.  I just find it hard to believe that all of my information is in Panama.  They have everything on me from my date of birth, my parents' information, banking information, my social security number, everything.  I don't like that one bit.
Hope he doesn't dictate while in the bathroom.
I think my self-esteem has gone out the window today.  I just read my post after I sent it.  I meant to say "looks promising".  Maybe I do need to go back to school
I was not pointing you out. (SM)
Just reminding of the other boards. Posts need to be on the correct boards.

about an AI contestant, not sex changes-geesh..nm
much to=too confusing...geesh....nm
Geesh, send me some gas please...
We're still paying $2.69 around here in Idaho, at least in my town.
I said nothing of the kind. I was pointing out

a high enough rate to pay subcontractors 15 to 18 cpl and I said that I only get 14 and 15 cpl myself  as an MTSO and I have 25 years of experience and great references and all my accounts from word of mouth.  Sorry, but the money's not there.  I also pointed out that I knew of a hospital that was charging clinics 18 cpl for their MTs to transcribe the clinic work and the clinics did not want to pay that much and found services to do it for less. 

It's nice to DREAM that you are going to get 15 to 18 cpl, but it's not going to happen.  Wake up and realize that competition is driving the price down.  Even with your own accounts, 15 cpl is about the top you are going to get and that's if you're lucky.  Go out and look for your own accounts and you'll come back a little wiser.  That's why I said you're not going to get 15 to 18 cpl.  I didn't say you aren't worth it; I said you're not going to get it.  If you think you are, you are dreaming.

Pointing hand
Okay, what does the symbol of the little hand pointing to the right on this forum mean? 
It is pointing south, but ...
it has to be aimed directly at a particular satellite. There is evidently an arc of them to the south, but we are aimed at one that one of the techs admitted they were having problems with.

past pointing
no past pointing
Geesh, yes, that is superficial. He has come a long way
since I first saw him. He did start having work done on his teeth. Being from a single parent home with limited means obviously didn't offer him the pleasure of having perfect teeth before going on Idol.

Kat is only great when? She has had a couple good moments, thinks she can sing songs that she can't because she has pitch problems, but has the "look" that obviously moved her through to the finals. Now that's superficial.

Anyway, I'm a Elliott fan who agrees with below, if Kat wins I lose respect for the show and truly believe it's all rigged for ratings. Taylor is a true, well-rounded performer and should be the next American Idol.
I posted right below that that one got close. Geesh.
When I was with MQ I typed 350-400 lph on MTS. With my bonuses and incentives, yes I would have made $100,000, instead I chose to work 15 hours a week and make $33,000 as I posted. With the changes, my average pay was cut in half. I will probably not make that much for quite a while, but I'm close enough to make me happy.
Geesh, probably only problem is he gives resp.
Geesh, you get flamed for being blunt and you
I was not pointing fingers at a particular region, sm
just pointing out that we in the Northeast have our share of bad weather.  In fact, we get just about everything here.  Blizzards, floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, droughts, even earthquakes for that matter, albeit, minor earthquakes in the last century.  Highest recorded winds were on top of Mt. Washington in New Hamphshire.  Been there several times.  Cold.  It's expensive to live here, too.  Due to proximity to the Big Apple, we get a lot of celebrities and rich types living here, driving up the per capita, while the rest of us pay the price at the pump, for real estate, you name it.   Nobody tries to give us a hand.  Just take from us.  Funny, I work for a national, but don't get paid anymore than those in lower expense areas.  When I worked for corporations before MT, pay was gauged to the region of the country we lived in.  Those on west coast and Northeast made a little more because of the expenses in our areas. 
some of us have been pointing to this for the past two years
and there will be others who will reply "plenty of work for GOOD MT's" which I wish they would have posted that for the 150 US Heartland MT's that got canned. You might say "Come ON people!  Offer more than that!  We are WORTH it!!!"  Apparently we aren't worth it or they would offer more. As they say in Economics 101, "the market will only pay what the market will bear."  Offshoring, EMR and VR are eating away at MT, the only thing left will be the junk ESL....
Neuro exam: no pes pointing?? nm THX!
I found "past-pointing", but woe is me! nm
For more years than I care to remember, LOL, I always typed "pass pointing" and QA never, ever caught it. YECHHHH! :(
I find most everything in your post to be finger pointing.
You are putting every excuse in the world out there as to why you are not able to do the job you were hired to do.

Sorry to hear about your past but that is NOT why you were FORCED to take a job. You made a CHOICE to take the job.

Yes, it is legal for an employer to ask you to do more than one account. It is NOT abuse but, by the other statements in your post, that you feel everything is someone else's fault.

If the job isn't for you, then go find one that is. The point is that your most profitable work might not be in medical transcription.
Geesh! What's up with you people who refuse to work holidays?
Don't you think people get sick, have accidents, etc on holidays too? What about the doctors and nurses that have to work holidays? Did you forget about them too?

How about police officers, firemen, paramedics...

Do you think you are the ONLY people out there with family and would like to spend time with them during holidays? We would all love to do that but this chosen career requires some sacrifices.

If you can't give a little you should have never started doing this kind of work.
I meant eligible to take the certification. Thanks for pointing out my error.
I didn't express that clearly.
Geesh..hope this gave you your daily shot of self worth.
Sounds like all the doublespeak inflicted on us at our employee meetings. Finger-pointing, no const
Not so sure if it is rude...
A lot of these places just seem extremely disorganized, a real mess. I had 2 places "hire" me for part time work and never got employment papers, contracts or anything until I finally had to ask. Ultimately I did not take either job, cause I figure if they cannot get this together, what happens to the paychecks?
How rude!
You'll be one of those "old, half crippled" MTs one day, young whippersnapper.
yeh thats rude but if you know she's like that
Thats someone I would not want in my life because it would be a roller coaster.  Friendships are rare and you need to try really hard to preserve them and if you're doing that, then you deserve someone who will do the same back.  I know, hard to find.  I also sound a little "short" on the phone (i've been told this several times by dif people) and I explain to them nicely that I do get in this weird zone in that I want to get my work done and i'm still in that zone when the phone rings. 
not to be rude, but where are you at that you are able to
Is this someplace you can stay? Just curious.
You don't have to be rude.
If you don't want to help that's fine, but you don't have to be rude.  Working late and in a hurry.  No time to switch from board to board.  I rarely ask for help anyway but I am in need tonight.  I have spent too much time already looking for it myself.
Well, I think YOU are trying to be rude...
and I don't appreciate it. PEEP = People. Obviously U R not up on 21st century slang!
You are rude.
that was a rude way to put it
I understand what they mean, but that was rude.  I tried to train a lady in her 60s and after 40 solid hours of just trying to teach her to save files, I gave up.  In the process, when I asked her what was on her desktop, she hesitated and said "uhhhhh...my coffee."   You'd think everybody would have a basic fund of knowledge since we haven't used typewriters for at least 20 years now, but some just cannot grasp it.
Are you always this rude?

You can have degrees coming out of your ying yang, but it doesn't make you better than any other person.  You've failed miserably at learning the most important lesson of all along the way:  How to treat people. 

So get over yourself. Someday you're going to slip off your self-erected superior pedestal and break that special finger that you flash at everyone.

Why are you being rude?
I don't understand. Haven't I been through enough?
Not trying to be rude. It is just sad that this
person has this much experience and does not know these simple rules.  Obviously they have never bothered to stay updated, which in our business is mandatory.
No one has been rude to her.
Again, you really should stop trying to start flames.  It's very juvenile of you.  Don't you have something to do, like transcribe, or maybe you could start an early dinner, your favorite, burgers on the grill, chips, and root beer!!! Or maybe you could do something you've needed to do for a long time but keep putting off:  TAKE A CHILL PILL AND CHILL OUT before you pop a vessel!  GHEESH!  
Maybe they were rude, but DH should have
told them not to come and the problem would have been eliminated before it started. 
So sorry. That was rather rude..sm..
and unprofessional. Don't take one person's opinion. Get more experience in-house where someone can mentor you.  Then branch out independently on your own at home again.  Good luck to you. 
Did not mean to be rude
Did not mean to be rude but it seems like this is so often stated that as an IC "you pay your own taxes and as an employee you do not" that I just though I would emphasize that you do not pay your own taxes, you withhold your own taxes as an IC.  Sorry if I hurt your feelings. 
but day one? to be so rude? nm
How rude! Perhaps you should
stick to minding your own business.  She wasn't asking for your opinion of her skills.  She knows she has the skills.
Please, I don't mean to be rude, but who now
You are very rude and know nothing
at all about my situation.   I left there by choice, they begged me to stay and have even called me since I left to ask that I come back - doesn't sound like I couldn't cut it to me.  I do not now, nor have I ever worked as an IC, not that that has anything to do with anything. 
This is very rude!
I don't suppose you ever missed a typo on anything you ever posted!
How Rude
That was rude!! I don't spell check my IMs, e-mails or posts on this board but I sure as heck spell check my work before I upload it, as I am sure the OP does... Spell check police GO AWAY!!!!
How Rude
Does that make MTs...what? typists??

Don't judge until you walk a mile in our shoes. You don't even know the C*R*A*P we have to deal with day in and day out. Especially from subpar MTs who think our only job is to fill in the blanks they are unable or unwilling to.

Not everyone is as conscientious as you seem to be. Most do not bother to transcribe the "bulk of the work" but decide to leave it to us in QA who, after all, do nothing but fill in blanks all day.

I suggest you get a better understanding of what QA's role is. QAing is a very difficult job and one that not everyone is qualified to do. Certainly not lazy MTs who can't be bothered to do their own research.
I can see where you might think she was being rude...
but I try not to take posts too personally...have a good one :)
Why so rude
Why are you being so rude to me? All I can speak about is myself, and what I am doing. I wasn;t being rude to you or anyone else. Guess you have nothing better to do or no one else to take your crap out on, I was under the impression this was a place where adults gathered.