What kind of work do you do for a living?

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  1. Krypt

    Krypt New Member

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    Just thought it would be nice to find out what other members do for a living...

    I myself am an I.T. Manager. Been in the field for 17+ years now. Major strength in networking/telecommunications, but have been doing a lot of web development the past few years...
     
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    Professional bon vivant.

    Stay thirsty my friends.
     
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    Quality Manager – Wine Bottling (any sort of quality/production/Health and Safety management in the food/juice/wine industries)
     
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    The slowness of responses encourages me to believe that my private results forecast is true .
    Namely , a considerable number with no employment and living off benefits and food stamps
    And a considerable number not particularly proud of their job titles -- for whatever reasons
    I had three businesses this time last year . However , having reached one of those age "new chapter" points ( No , mind your own business !) , I let one cease trading last September and sold one last Wednesday by sheer coincidence . This just leaves me with my Wine Importing and distribution business .
    I am in Ukraine next month and one reason is to look at import /export possibilities as I have long standing friends in that part of the world .
    But I am finished with heavy and time consuming work .Or , so I hope .
     
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    Bluespade Banned

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    I'm a foreman on a construction crew. We mostly deal with foundations and earthworks, but lately we've been involved with a solar company from Spain, doing projects in Southern California and Arizona. I have a small cattle company on the side, which seems to be more of a hobby than a reliable source of income.
     
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    I relate to that . The company I sold was involved in Building exteriors maintenance . Hard work , up in the sky . I personally worked with my men for many years before becoming the Boss only seen occasionally .
    Let's say that it toughens you and makes any infighting here seem child's play .Though I would't mind showing a few here the roof top sights from an upside down position . !!
     
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    Durandal Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    √úbersetzer (translator)
     
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    Which Language ?



    Joke
     
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    I serve fat people their Big Macs.
     
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    Do many die whilst eating?
     
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    Makedde New Member Past Donor

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    No, but they look like heart attacks waiting to happen.
     
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  13. Krypt

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    Yeah I can't really eat fast food anymore. I used to work there too years ago and the amount of grease that was dumped during a day sold me on that.
     
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    CTO and lead developer for a small software development company. Mostly Visual Studio stuff.
     
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    paper pusher
     
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    I am retired now. I used to work in the structual steel area.
     
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    In the Energy Conservation business (Insulation, Air sealing). I do residential home energy audits and various other tasks for a small business. We work in Westchester county, and all the boroughs of New York City.

    Going into the police academy in January (hopefully).
     
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    So you're an Air Force pilot?
     
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    marleyfin New Member Past Donor

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    do they get a lot paperwork? well at least part of your job is exciting.

    The most exciting thing that ever happened at my job is ............ I will have to do a little creative thinking and get back to you on that.
     
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    I used to do the same too. Was an Ironworker for about 8 years or so...
     
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    I was a submarinepainter for many years then I was the supervisor and now I do the Planning for repair work
     
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    Irishman Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Who would have guessed.

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    About 90% of what I did in the service did not involve sitting in an airplane...as an instructor it was 50%, but this was only for two years.

    We called it "queep"...non-flying duties and yeah it involves pushing paper.

    Government work, even in the military is notorious for the mountains of paper work and red tape.
     
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    Owner of a small software development firm, an IT consulting firm, a social media marketing firm, and entrepreneur involved in various other activities.
     
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    I am medically retired from the Army and have had a wide variety of jobs since retirement, mostly as casual labor, construction helper and stevedore and janitor and that sort of thing.

    I also do some work as a role player in training scenarios, mostly related to military detainee operations. (It helps that I have a grotesque sense of humor.)
     

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