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Old 05-25-2006, 07:54 PM   #21
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For real! I've got a bunch of singles right here! I mean...
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Old 05-25-2006, 08:10 PM   #22
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I haven't had a best job yet. Just ones that paid more.
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:54 AM   #23
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The DJ gig was during my first year of college. I worked there for a couple of years. The place was very small and I was there alone most of the time since I had the late shift. It was a 6am to Midnight station so I worked from 3 to midnight. It was a mixed format but was all jazz after 8pm. The station was mostly automated which was a big deal in 1970 and I had a ball doing the live DJ stuff. A side benefit was all the lonely chicks that called all night long. The pay sucked but the job was about a 10 on the cool scale. I also learned a lot about jazz, electronics, automation and how to deal with a sudden loss of transmission. Nothing worse than the sickening sound of nothing coming out of the studio monitors and you are the "engineer" on duty.
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Old 05-26-2006, 05:24 AM   #24
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working in a Doctor's office with a Doctor who cared more about taking good care of patients than making money. We didn't make much money but really felt like we were doing something worthwhile.
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Old 05-26-2006, 06:23 AM   #25
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Have you found over the years that the best jobs usually coincide with the crappy pay?
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Old 05-26-2006, 09:23 AM   #26
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Have you found over the years that the best jobs usually coincide with the crappy pay?
Yes, but not cube_rat's job.

Yeah, cube_rat, you can't go around telling people that you were good enough to perform at the best "theater" on the West Coast without some proof. Show us some pics from your performing days.
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Old 05-26-2006, 09:24 AM   #27
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Factroy Rep with a luxury car company. Get to drive around in a new car all the time, talking to dealers, my gas is paid for, my insurance is paid for, work from home, no one watching over my shoulder, a bos that's not like a boss, more like a friend, work from home, oh said that already, leave after rush hour get back before rush hour, on my way to the beach by noon on friday,
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Old 05-26-2006, 12:40 PM   #28
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Have you found over the years that the best jobs usually coincide with the crappy pay?
Yeah, one of my favorite jobs was washing dishes at Harolds Delicatessen in the chestnut hill mall in MA when I was a teenager. Sporadic work, paid decently, waitresses gave me a wad of bills if I helped bus and setup their tables, and all the food I wanted to eat. During slow periods we played cards. Really cool crew. But yeah, the pay sucked.

I used to start most days with a giant bagel, big schmear of cream cheese, and about a half pound of lox.
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Old 05-26-2006, 01:09 PM   #29
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I used to start most days with a giant bagel, big schmear of cream cheese, and about a half pound of lox.
Mm, yum. I was just fantasizing about bagels, cream cheese and lox yesterday, and I've been having bagels and cream cheese today (no lox at the store I was at).
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I've found a job I really want.* Y'all probably can't top this one.

There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time.

Reason: under Guam law, it is expressly forbidden for virgins to marry.

Ah, the perks.... and the weather ain't bad, either.
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I've found a job I really want. Y'all probably can't top this one.

There are men in Guam whose full-time job is to travel the countryside and deflower young virgins, who pay them for the privilege of having sex for the first time.
It sounds like a really good job, but like any other career field, it has its ups and downs and can be cyclical in nature.

Case in point, I was in Guam (along with several thousand other GI’s) in the early 70’s and the unemployment numbers for these guys were off the charts. Although I never saw anything official, it was obvious by the number of volunteers that serving the local community was considered to be a military requirement. And the level of altruism shown by my brothers in arms was very impressive. Not to mention the creativity demonstrated in locating those in need and convincing them they were only there to help…truly seminal.

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