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Old 01-11-2010, 07:09 PM
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Arms Vectibix @ ARI

Is there any truth to Vectibix being manufactured @ ARI? I heard a rumor that management has announced this is some fashion and a centrifuge will be going into the future Harvest room in Bld. 5.
Please....all info and rumors welcome!!
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Old 01-12-2010, 04:05 PM
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Is there any truth to Vectibix being manufactured @ ARI? I heard a rumor that management has announced this is some fashion and a centrifuge will be going into the future Harvest room in Bld. 5.
Please....all info and rumors welcome!!
Are you for real have you missed all the negative threads about ARI? You may get a for sale sign and a spot in the RI unemployment line. That place is the thorn in amgens side.
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Old 01-12-2010, 08:37 PM
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Are you for real have you missed all the negative threads about ARI? You may get a for sale sign and a spot in the RI unemployment line. That place is the thorn in amgens side.
If you say so.....................
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Old 01-14-2010, 12:47 AM
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Default Re: Vectibix @ ARI

If you work in Freemont you should start looking for another job, ARI will be making the V.
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Old 01-16-2010, 07:11 AM
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Arms Re: Vectibix @ ARI

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If you work in Freemont you should start looking for another job, ARI will be making the V.
This is exactly what I have heard... I think thats good news for RI. It really is a great facility. Maybe they could just purge the management.
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Old 01-16-2010, 11:37 AM
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This is exactly what I have heard... I think thats good news for RI. It really is a great facility. Maybe they could just purge the management.
I think you mean it used to be a great facility, corporate has put morale at the lowest I've ever seen it there.
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Old 01-16-2010, 04:49 PM
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Is there any truth to Vectibix being manufactured @ ARI? I heard a rumor that management has announced this is some fashion and a centrifuge will be going into the future Harvest room in Bld. 5.
Please....all info and rumors welcome!!
Now they will have to increase the cost 325% just to break even?

Vectibix welcome to ARI
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Old 01-20-2010, 09:16 AM
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If you work in Freemont you should start looking for another job, ARI will be making the V.
ATO is currently rethinking this out and nothing is cut in stone.
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Old 01-20-2010, 10:08 AM
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ATO is currently rethinking this out and nothing is cut in stone.
ATO is probably rethinking it. It would make way too much sense for ARI to make that drug with the 100% success rate it may be way too successfull.
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Old 02-07-2010, 06:03 PM
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ATO is probably rethinking it. It would make way too much sense for ARI to make that drug with the 100% success rate it may be way too successfull.
RI is the most expensive Amgen site: Total rewards/person average over $140,000

The big V will lose money
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Old 02-13-2010, 01:38 PM
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Arms Re: Vectibix @ ARI

Dear factory workers,

Please logout of this website. This site is for sales professionals not scummy factory workers. Go join a union or something.

Love,

Sales
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:33 PM
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Dear factory workers,

Please logout of this website. This site is for sales professionals not scummy factory workers. Go join a union or something.

Love,

Sales
After Prolia is approved, with all its strings, you sales guys will be saying, 'what is this pink slip for'? I hear HR is going full throttle; look there for support. The only support you'll get is them helping you take out your personal effects. No limo, like other distressed execs, just a beater rat trap , falling down, rolling hell rental, you can have at the Amgen discount price. Now, doesn't your company car look real pretty like? Yeah, the one you took for granted.
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:20 PM
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Is there any truth to Vectibix being manufactured @ ARI? I heard a rumor that management has announced this is some fashion and a centrifuge will be going into the future Harvest room in Bld. 5.
Please....all info and rumors welcome!!
cooooooool , are they going to hire more people?
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Old 02-21-2010, 08:53 PM
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Dear factory workers,

Please logout of this website. This site is for sales professionals not scummy factory workers. Go join a union or something.

Love,

Sales
Hey DB sales guy, thanks for all your hard work out there. Frank down at the used car lot has had more success than you. Put some more gel in your hair, spray on some drakkar, & put your bluetooth in your ear. We're all real impressed. You're a dime a dozen.
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Old 02-21-2010, 10:24 PM
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This is exactly what I have heard... I think thats good news for RI. It really is a great facility. Maybe they could just purge the management.
How can a site plagued with so many many problems even think they can handle going multi-product in the same building? They first should rectify thier existing issues and problems. Multi-product operations is a whole different world than Amgen is used to.
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Old 02-23-2010, 10:56 AM
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How can a site plagued with so many many problems even think they can handle going multi-product in the same building? They first should rectify thier existing issues and problems. Multi-product operations is a whole different world than Amgen is used to.
What are the problems at that site other than overstaffed management? 100% success rate? ...and we are not talking 6 or 7 runs here... like other sites douchebag. We are talking 10X that. Granted COG is high at that site but its not the worker bees that are raking it in, its management and thier fat salaries, overstaffing, and 30-50% bonuses. How about an Operational Excellence project to get rid of dead weight management? It would save millions.
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:47 PM
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This is exactly what I have heard... I think thats good news for RI. It really is a great facility. Maybe they could just purge the management.
you would need a very large sewer system to get rid of all that crap
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:49 PM
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How can a site plagued with so many many problems even think they can handle going multi-product in the same building? They first should rectify thier existing issues and problems. Multi-product operations is a whole different world than Amgen is used to.
because they are morons that live in a dream world
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Old 02-24-2010, 09:51 PM
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What are the problems at that site other than overstaffed management? 100% success rate? ...and we are not talking 6 or 7 runs here... like other sites douchebag. We are talking 10X that. Granted COG is high at that site but its not the worker bees that are raking it in, its management and thier fat salaries, overstaffing, and 30-50% bonuses. How about an Operational Excellence project to get rid of dead weight management? It would save millions.
now that is a great idea, Op Ex to get rid of dead weight management-
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Old 02-25-2010, 07:35 AM
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now that is a great idea, Op Ex to get rid of dead weight management-
Our site needs another restructuring: 4.3 reports per manager and the highest total rewards ($142,000) amounts out of any of the production sites. They riffed many of folks that were making the least amounts?
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:39 PM
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I think you mean it used to be a great facility, corporate has put morale at the lowest I've ever seen it there.
low morale is an understatement
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Old 02-26-2010, 09:41 PM
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How can a site plagued with so many many problems even think they can handle going multi-product in the same building? They first should rectify thier existing issues and problems. Multi-product operations is a whole different world than Amgen is used to.
AMEN
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Old 02-27-2010, 08:14 PM
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Our site needs another restructuring: 4.3 reports per manager and the highest total rewards ($142,000) amounts out of any of the production sites. They riffed many of folks that were making the least amounts?
are these #s right? 4.3 reports/manager-that is ridiculous? total reward of 142K-are you kidding me???? that is crazy
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Old 02-27-2010, 11:01 PM
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are these #s right? 4.3 reports/manager-that is ridiculous? total reward of 142K-are you kidding me???? that is crazy
Total rewards figures are fluffed by everything from the gym to mental health care, life insurance and tons of other crap.

I think because all the sites are figured the same then these numbers may be correct. They threw tons of money around to get folks into ARI and in many cases paid a 15-20% premium on these recruitiments plus fat relocation packages up to $14,000 so that is why the COGS is so dam high at this location.

Vectabix will have to be repriced
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Old 02-28-2010, 03:04 PM
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Total rewards figures are fluffed by everything from the gym to mental health care, life insurance and tons of other crap.

I think because all the sites are figured the same then these numbers may be correct. They threw tons of money around to get folks into ARI and in many cases paid a 15-20% premium on these recruitiments plus fat relocation packages up to $14,000 so that is why the COGS is so dam high at this location.

Vectabix will have to be repriced
I know over 3 people that got relocation packages worth over $21,000.
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Old 03-01-2010, 05:39 AM
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Default Re: Vectibix @ ARI

Ari is to expensive to continue on the path it is on. We have way to many overpaid employees here. ARI is the top paying employer in RI and not getting any value for the buck. How can we justify paying admins twenty five plus per hour this it outrageous. We have people here overpaid doing nothing and complaining. Wake up amgen time to give this site a real good cleaning. We need help HR already has let all the good people go and this is what is left.
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Old 03-01-2010, 09:07 AM
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Ari is to expensive to continue on the path it is on. We have way to many overpaid employees here. ARI is the top paying employer in RI and not getting any value for the buck. How can we justify paying admins twenty five plus per hour this it outrageous. We have people here overpaid doing nothing and complaining. Wake up amgen time to give this site a real good cleaning. We need help HR already has let all the good people go and this is what is left.
I got the $29,000 relocation package 4 years ago and almost a 100% foregiveness to this when I got riffed. These cost are imbedded into ARI along with the salary premiums that
are currently perpetuated year over year. The production cost will always be very high no matter how lean they try to get that site.
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Old 03-01-2010, 02:41 PM
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Ari is to expensive to continue on the path it is on. We have way to many overpaid employees here. ARI is the top paying employer in RI and not getting any value for the buck. How can we justify paying admins twenty five plus per hour this it outrageous. We have people here overpaid doing nothing and complaining. Wake up amgen time to give this site a real good cleaning. We need help HR already has let all the good people go and this is what is left.
FYI: Amgen pays the largest amount into the RI unemployment system.


I wonder why?
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Old 03-01-2010, 02:46 PM
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Ari is to expensive to continue on the path it is on. We have way to many overpaid employees here. ARI is the top paying employer in RI and not getting any value for the buck. How can we justify paying admins twenty five plus per hour this it outrageous. We have people here overpaid doing nothing and complaining. Wake up amgen time to give this site a real good cleaning. We need help HR already has let all the good people go and this is what is left.
Over 53 x-managers at this site that still make managers pay so it does not surprise me at the high cost of ARI labor.
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Old 03-01-2010, 05:35 PM
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I think you mean it used to be a great facility, corporate has put morale at the lowest I've ever seen it there.
They paid GTech $267,000 to get out of that lease or corporate tried to get out.


per someone that works at G-Tech
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Old 03-02-2010, 07:40 PM
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FYI: Amgen pays the largest amount into the RI unemployment system.


I wonder why?
well they can continue with thier terminating people instead of laying them off at this site, that is sure way to save money-oh maybe not since those who has been terminated have seeked an attorney and won, yes there are ARI employees that were terminated for stupid reasons...way to treat your employees amgen
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:02 AM
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well they can continue with thier terminating people instead of laying them off at this site, that is sure way to save money-oh maybe not since those who has been terminated have seeked an attorney and won, yes there are ARI employees that were terminated for stupid reasons...way to treat your employees amgen
What have they won?
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Old 03-03-2010, 09:06 AM
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What have they won?
They win nothing but have lost the talent of some of the best people.
ARI has way to many head strong managers and employees all it takes is a little conflict or disagreement and you are terminated. I was one of those terminated it is not the company as much as the people at ARI. One person especially is HR KG this woman reacts without knowing all the facts and is blinded by her own perception of the truth. She needs to re educate herself with people skills and the non existing Amgen Values she brings to the table.
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:14 AM
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What have they won?
Amgen terminates an employee so that they do not have to pay unemployment benefits-so what they "win" is the right to collect unemployment for being "fired" instead of laying someone off
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:19 AM
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They win nothing but have lost the talent of some of the best people.
ARI has way to many head strong managers and employees all it takes is a little conflict or disagreement and you are terminated. I was one of those terminated it is not the company as much as the people at ARI. One person especially is HR KG this woman reacts without knowing all the facts and is blinded by her own perception of the truth. She needs to re educate herself with people skills and the non existing Amgen Values she brings to the table.
How awful you were terminated, if you have not applied for unemployment benefits do so, traditionally termination does not offer you unemployment benefits, there have been numerous ARI terminations, flimsy to say the least, all of the people I have heard about who have seeked council have won unemployment benefits, this is months of unemployment pay that is rightfully yours, money you can use while you look for a job, please seek an attorney to get what is rightfully yours, and apply for unemployment benefits!!!
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Old 03-06-2010, 07:22 AM
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They win nothing but have lost the talent of some of the best people.
ARI has way to many head strong managers and employees all it takes is a little conflict or disagreement and you are terminated. I was one of those terminated it is not the company as much as the people at ARI. One person especially is HR KG this woman reacts without knowing all the facts and is blinded by her own perception of the truth. She needs to re educate herself with people skills and the non existing Amgen Values she brings to the table.
I don't think it is the company either, I think it is the people at ARI also, I mean if you are going to start to talk about HR, talk about incompetence, complete false accusations, non existent amgen values, this site is allowed to operate on BS
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Old 03-06-2010, 11:18 AM
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so is mgt completly incompetent, they can't get it right with one product, are you kidding me with 2, what a complete joke mgt is bunch of fools
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Old 03-07-2010, 07:59 AM
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This is exactly what I have heard... I think thats good news for RI. It really is a great facility. Maybe they could just purge the management.
the managers (or the lack of) make it a terrible facilty
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Old 03-07-2010, 08:05 AM
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How can a site plagued with so many many problems even think they can handle going multi-product in the same building? They first should rectify thier existing issues and problems. Multi-product operations is a whole different world than Amgen is used to.
amgen's manager: we rectify no existing issues, we know about them, but we ignore them, then we add more to a failing system, "it's a business decision" wooohoo "it's a business decision, ya gotta love that saying, it works in every issue, or we work for metric is usually a good one too---ROFLMAO- this site is run by idiots--just saying and following through with your idiotic plans make mangers look like morons to say the least
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Old 03-07-2010, 12:14 PM
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Here's what ARI managers are like

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MqHkuHy39eA
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Old 03-07-2010, 04:17 PM
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amgen's manager: we rectify no existing issues, we know about them, but we ignore them, then we add more to a failing system, "it's a business decision" wooohoo "it's a business decision, ya gotta love that saying, it works in every issue, or we work for metric is usually a good one too---ROFLMAO- this site is run by idiots--just saying and following through with your idiotic plans make mangers look like morons to say the least
wonder if I be around long enough to see manager make behinds of themselves, I am sure it will be amusing, not to the poor souls that are still there behind, because you know it's a given, mangers will make fools of themselves
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Old 03-09-2010, 07:20 PM
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Our site needs another restructuring: 4.3 reports per manager and the highest total rewards ($142,000) amounts out of any of the production sites. They riffed many of folks that were making the least amounts?
WTF
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Old 03-13-2010, 02:42 PM
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amgen's manager: we rectify no existing issues, we know about them, but we ignore them, then we add more to a failing system, "it's a business decision" wooohoo "it's a business decision, ya gotta love that saying, it works in every issue, or we work for metric is usually a good one too---ROFLMAO- this site is run by idiots--just saying and following through with your idiotic plans make mangers look like morons to say the least
I thought that was a killer phrase, if not is should be
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Old 06-06-2010, 10:11 AM
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pay it back ashole
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I got the $29,000 relocation package 4 years ago and almost a 100% foregiveness to this when I got riffed. These cost are imbedded into ARI along with the salary premiums that
are currently perpetuated year over year. The production cost will always be very high no matter how lean they try to get that site.
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Old 06-26-2010, 09:00 AM
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the managers (or the lack of) make it a terrible facilty
just wait to see how making two products will be the downfall of ARI
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Old 06-26-2010, 11:30 AM
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just wait to see how making two products will be the downfall of ARI

I keep wondering if ARI is the ONLY place that everyone dislikes. Does that mean all other plants run flawlessly?
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Old 06-27-2010, 07:46 PM
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I keep wondering if ARI is the ONLY place that everyone dislikes. Does that mean all other plants run flawlessly?
No it means everyone knows you have real issues there and there is a real problem at that facility. Wake up Amgen and take a good look at a bad investment.
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Old 07-11-2010, 07:59 PM
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just wait to see how making two products will be the downfall of ARI
Canít wait for their first change over that site couldnít change a diaper!
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Old 07-11-2010, 08:05 PM
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just wait to see how making two products will be the downfall of ARI
Canít wait for their first change over that site couldnít change a diaper!
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Old 08-15-2010, 12:15 PM
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the managers (or the lack of) make it a terrible facilty
Hire more directors
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