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12-04-2007 11:38 AM
T.J.
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Originally Posted by Snowolf
...for now I fly privately for fun and a little side cash under the table...
those night flights to and from mexico pretty profitable these day huh?
12-04-2007 11:38 AM
T.J. thats pretty rad wolfie. i have to admit i have a ton of respect for big rig truck drivers.

#1. thats a job i could NEVER do. the way you guys back those things into docks with such precision is almost an art form

#2. you have to put up with a lot of assholes on the road.
12-04-2007 11:22 AM
PaoloSmythe find a job you love, and NEVER work a day of your life again!
12-04-2007 10:22 AM
kri$han ^ ha, well something's gotta pay for all the fancy new snowboarding equipment, trips and (let's not forget) the bills :P

the goal is to find something that you don't mind doing while being able to make the money you wanna make... if either of those two is off, you need a change.
12-04-2007 08:54 AM
PaoloSmythe it is a truism that people gladly suffer that, which they do.
12-04-2007 08:45 AM
T.J. unfortunately its the field i chose. i dont work in a 9-5 industry, for the most part its 24/7. luckily its 9-5 for me most of the time as we have a pretty stable environment.
12-04-2007 08:32 AM
PaoloSmythe it sounds like, at least two contributors to this thread would benefit from considering....

work to live?

or live to work??

and then effect a change for their better!

i refuse to get embroiled in anything, that i cannot drop like a ball with shit on it!
12-04-2007 08:09 AM
T.J.
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Originally Posted by swmike
Now I am fairly certain Paolo is a 14yo girl in South Bronx.

I am a software engineering lead. Have owned my own company before, been a software manager before. Basically, I'd take that job at Wal-Mart if it paid! Everytime I go in there I loath that guy that gets to stand and greet people all day - go home and couldn't care less if the store made money, if he looked a little cranky on 2-3 occasions, or if the next person made it after his shift was over. He just walked out and went home. I haven't done that for nearly 20 years.
I hear ya mike, i think its an IT thing. i'm a sys admin at a manufacturing plant and put in a ton of long hours and weekends and such. i'm sometimes a little envious of the people that just drop everything, no matter what they are in the middle of, at the end of their shift and go home. ah, the joys of being a salaried employee
12-03-2007 08:23 PM
alaric
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Originally Posted by Carbine
THE HOME DEPOT "You can do it, I can watch" I sell wood.

And at which street corner are you located?
12-03-2007 08:11 PM
Carbine THE HOME DEPOT "You can do it, I can watch" I sell wood.
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