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Where do you guys work?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Comunistul, Jul 12, 2009.

  1. Comunistul

    Comunistul SE Portland Member

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    Well, I don'tknow if anyone will take part of this but it would be interesting to know where everyone works.( I know it's a bad time to ask since OREGON has a unemployment rate of 20.6 % or so.)

    I work for Wackenhut( Yes I'm a rent-a-cop,wanna be, etc :)) I've been with them for 2 years. It hasn't been really bad since I get paid 12 whole bucks an hour and they work around my school schedule. I love the people that I work with, your typical funny lookin *** kicking team.

    Anyways your guy's turn...
     
  2. feedyourhead

    feedyourhead Salem New Member

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    I'm a lunch lady at Willamette University :)
     
  3. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    I am a kitchen designer and sell custom cabinets for Crestwood Inc in Scappoose.
    www.Crestwoodpdx.com

    I work from home where I also run my firearms business.
     
  4. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I'm a Chemist at Oregon Rubber Mills In Corvallis. We make Bulk Rubber to other company's specifications and Send it out to them and then they use our rubber to Make their Product. We Ship to anyone from People who make rubber mats to Les Schwab's to Military product manufacturing plants
     
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    techieguy Well-Known Member

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    I work for Harry and David here in Medford OR. I work in the IT dept for our package shipping system. This time of year it always slow...Come November it will be different:D
     
  6. Buddhalux

    Buddhalux Hillsboro, Oregon Active Member

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    I do emergency response work for Intel.
     
  7. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I am a hobo who prefers not to work if at all possible. When I am forced to work I like to be my own boss so I usually run my own company. I used to make custom furiture, then flipped houses, and now I am opening a martini lounge in NE PDX. All to keep from having to get a real job. :)

    Shameless plug to follow...

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    MotherMaybels.com
     
  8. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    I've been unemployed for quite some time now but I've always been able to pick up enough computer work on the side to make ends meet, then run NorthwestFirearms.com and NorthwestConservative.com during the hours I'd normally be working a 9-5 job. Unfortunately the computer stuff has dried up, and of course it's nearly impossible to find a paying job now days.
     
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    Brandon44647 Portland Member

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    I work for an Archecticual Sheetmetal construction co. Been of since April 2nd for carpel tunnel surgery, hoping to get back to work in a few more weeks......
     
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    cameronhu Ridgefield, Wa Member

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    US Dept of Energy - BPA. Not nearly as cool as the Proprietor of Martini Lounge. Hey, that Nun looks like she's sitting on a commode :)
     
  11. emanon

    emanon SE Portland, Oregon Member

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    I work for a mental / behavioral healthcare nonprofit service provider.
     
  12. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Hey, maybe we worked together back in my early days in PDX when I actually had a real job. :)
     
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    markw76 Portland/Moscow on the Willamette Member

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    Disability retired 9-1-1 dispatcher for Portland. My dad retired from BPA in Portland before the new building went in...I worked 28 years for Portland before heart surgery in 2004.
     
  14. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    We can't all be as hip and cool as I am (as I sit here in my ratted old bathrobe and fruit of the loom tightie whities re-reading my Death of Superman graphic novel for the upteenth time wondering if I should go see the new Star Trek movie for the 5th time tomorrow). :D

    ..and who says she isnt? ;)
     
  15. Scott

    Scott Battle Ground Well-Known Member

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    Finishing my masters in social work and also getting my CDP. Luck enough to have a wife pay the bills and then we will switch back to the norm.

    Scott
     
  16. emanon

    emanon SE Portland, Oregon Member

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    When and where were you working?
     
  17. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    I worked for the Willamette Bridge and J**** Youth organizations for years when I first came to Oregon (early 90's). That was before I decide social work was way too much work for way too little money and you would have to be crazy to want that job (no offense Scott :)). I just wish I had figured that out before blowing tons of cash on graduate school.
     
  18. emanon

    emanon SE Portland, Oregon Member

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    Thanks for the reply. It doesn't look like we'd have worked together. Also, it's hilarious that Jan-us / an-us is censored here!:laugh:
     
  19. Scott

    Scott Battle Ground Well-Known Member

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    I know we do not agree on much but I agree with you on this. I know I am taking a huge cut in pay and I feel you on the student loans. They suck and to be honest I would have to seel about 10 barrett 50 cal all Leupold Mark 4 on them to pay it off. I am sure you know that. I am thinking about going in with a couple of friend in a business venture with firearms. I hope it will change in the future. Who knows. Well maybe I will have enough to buy a jack on ice in your bar. You don't participate in social services anymore?

    Scott
     
  20. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    Not unless you count giving a dollar to the homeless lady with the black dog at the 43rd exit off I-84 every morning as social work.

    I actually tried to become a little more involved in a mentoring program recently (assisting a wayward youth who was involved in an assault upon myself in PDX not too long ago) but was denied in part because of my admission to carrying a gun...but that is a long story.