What do you do for work?

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  1. Vektus

    Vektus
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    I work with my dad which is plumbing (hate it)


    Next year im siging up for the marines.
     
  2. samuelm16

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    ive worked in sales/ service for the past 6 years selling commercial door and gate operators, I start a new job with trimet Monday which im very excited about.
     
  3. Blaylocke

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    Winder on hydro generators in dams. Going to school this fall, however, with an eye on becoming a trooper.
     
  4. Kid@Heart

    Kid@Heart
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    They will probably make you a "Plumbing Specialist".
     
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  5. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist
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    My father and I own our own pest control company. Very frustrating and at times very "lean" money wise.. But ultimately very rewarding. Our success is dependent on the quality work we do (most of our business is from word of mouth) and our overall positive attitudes.

    I also work at a warehouse in the early AM to make up for lost income in the "lean" months.

    I love working with my father. At times we can get irritated with each other but it gives me great quality tine with him in the office when we share stories of the jobs we went on and what odd things we come across.

    If I didn't do either, id work for a sporting goods store such as BImart and really overhaul their sporting goods section. Id make sure there was someone behind the counter as well as get some very sought after items on the shelf that they don't carry right now. Or pretty much anywhere that sells or purchased firearms.. Perhaps a pawn shop? :)
     
  6. Mark W.

    Mark W.
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    I shift gears in a dump truck for a paving company.
     
  7. Major Payne

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    I'm a mechanic, I hate cars,no I don't know what's wrong with your car,lol
    I actually try to not tell people that,the second I do someone has a broken car
     
  8. dusty

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    Im retar....I mean retired.....
     
  9. samuelm16

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    Hey man you know how fix cars right how about helping me swap trannys in my 85 tbird in my apartment parking lot with an ikea tool kit no. Big deal rightQUOTE=Major Payne;907403]I'm a mechanic, I hate cars,no I don't know what's wrong with your car,lol
    I actually try to not tell people that,the second I do someone has a broken car[/QUOTE]
     
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  10. 3MTA3

    3MTA3
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    I work at the washer factory putting the washers in the little boxes, a hundred at a time. It really sucks, because if they catch a miscount on the high side, they dump all the boxes and make me start over. I did get a small bonus once for averaging 97 washers one month, though :thumbup:
     
  11. phatdoughnut

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    I work on these thingys

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  12. bellarum

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    I paint commercial buildings in and out.
     
  13. 92bluexj

    92bluexj
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    Utility maintenance worker
     
  14. Velzey

    Velzey
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    I am a gunsmith!


    And love it!!
     
  15. jim97701

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    Im a CNC Operator
     
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  16. Oregonhunter5

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    Medical implant sales.
     
  17. Oregonhunter5

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    This looks like HUGE FUN!
     
  18. DieselScout

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    You're a meteorologist?
     
  19. chainsaw

    chainsaw
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    Delimber operator,15 years and counting.Hoping to find something else soon.Being laid off for 4 months a year sucks.
     
  20. chainsaw

    chainsaw
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    no,he`s a fan blade balancer.:D
     

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