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Re: What do you do?

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:35 pm

Impressive work place Bob I hope you don't have squeaky shoes. :mrgreen:
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Del » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:44 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Impressive work place Bob I hope you don't have squeaky shoes. :mrgreen:


Die and gone to heaven stuff isn't it? :D
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:56 pm

Reminds me of this one in Prague Strahov library, when we were at a EuroCon a decade or so ago.
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Re: What do you do?

Postby BobtheDrog » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:47 pm

Who's Wee Dug wrote:Impressive work place Bob I hope you don't have squeaky shoes. :mrgreen:


the floorboards do it for me, there's a section in the second gallery that it's impossible to walk quietly through

Pip think we only have a later edition on display at the moment, our current exhibition on science texts. Have you ever thought about applying for permission to go through the old maps?
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Catch-up » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:03 pm

Congratulations Bob, very cool! :D

I'm currently training a future international spy/stunt woman/movie star/U.S. President and a future Equestrian Olympian/marine biologist/herpetologist/Jeff Corwin wannabe. They're only 8 and 11 right now, so I have a lot of work ahead of me. It's good to have job security.

B.C. (before children) I was the office manager at a Belgian company that developed rapid prototyping software for both medical and technical applications.

Right now I do a lot of volunteering, at the schools, on Chamber and community events, etc. But, what I want to be when I grow up is a ninja.

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Re: What do you do?

Postby chuckie » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:28 pm

Delivery driver for U.P.S. :)
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Re: What do you do?

Postby wicked woman » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:41 pm

Interesting reading.

Congrats on your new job, bob.
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Re: What do you do?

Postby jaznbonnie » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:24 pm

I work the front desk in a dental office. I've honed my multitasking skills to the point that I sometimes resemble a schizophrenic squid. :roll: I've also become quite fluent in Dentalese (what a patient is saying around the doctor's fingers in his/her mouth), Insurancese (what the Fine Print in a patient's policy really means), and Sarcasm (the politically correct verbiage my coworker and I use). ;)
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:37 pm

ShortStacked wrote:
raptornx01 wrote:I'm a grunt for an Evil Multi-National Corporation Bent On World Domination. IE I work at Wal-mart. Basically inventory specialist (that's the title :lol: ) working the backroom.

I'm considering going back to school, thinking about filmmaking.


Ah, Walmart. Y'all and the shoplifters; it kills me. :P Is your store as insanely aggressive on shoplifting as the ones here are?


We had a Wal-Mart worker get killed chasing a shoplifter. They don't chase them now. Then again, every 1st day of the month and on successive Wednesdays we have more strong arm robberies per capita than most of the country. We inherited Chicago and Detroit's gangs as they try to "clean up" their communities. We have not had One day without at least ONE shooting, usually more in Rockford. I am so happy to live in the country, they are scared of the Nuclear Plant next door.

Doh, as far as work, I studied music and am singing twice a month for severely autistic kids, Brad (hubby) and I are "The Village Idiots" an acoustic/Electric mix, and chair sitter out here in the boonies. I used to fix and program GMFanuc robots and worked with GE LM90 software and Allen Bradley's latest versions of software to make everything not go boom or try to mate through a car body. Welding robots and systems, woot what fun!

{watch the volume, my camera does not make soft noise}

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covering Seether http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPKmeK3UDOo
covering Shocking Blue http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s40SsGvtAkY
covering Johnny Rivers http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DS5mCuaXFI
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Re: What do you do?

Postby chillicamper » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:18 am

See, I knew there would be a whole load of you with more interesting (and dangerous by the sound of it) jobs than me. :D

My ideal job would be an 'Official Tree Hugger' but I've yet to see that post advertised anywhere. :lol: I will keep looking just in case.

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Re: What do you do?

Postby Tiffany » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:50 am

I think you all have interesting jobs. Me, I'm retired, but I did several jobs before, the last as a cleaner/cha lady.
I've worked in shops, Singer Sewing Machine, a riding stable, then back to shop work. Currently my Daughter & I sell at fairs & flea markets, but it's just a hobby.
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Tonyblack » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:01 am

Retired postal worker.
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Re: What do you do?

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 1:28 pm

Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit wrote:We had a Wal-Mart worker get killed chasing a shoplifter. They don't chase them now. Then again, every 1st day of the month and on successive Wednesdays we have more strong arm robberies per capita than most of the country. We inherited Chicago and Detroit's gangs as they try to "clean up" their communities. We have not had One day without at least ONE shooting, usually more in Rockford. I am so happy to live in the country, they are scared of the Nuclear Plant next door.


Thats funny, part of the reason they made us stop was because it was shoplifter that got killed at one store (can't remember where it happened). they caught the guy outside and held him down till the police came. but it was a very hot day, the pavement was black and the cops took awhile to get there. not a good combo.

There have been robberies at gun point at wally worlds down here, but not near me, or at my store. we just get alot of people grabbing something and running out an emergency exit to a waiting car (this happened yet again a few days ago).
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Re: What do you do?

Postby Antiq » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:21 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Retired postal worker.

My dad was a postmaster, so he would be, like, the boss of you :P

I've been a housewife and mum for many years, but I did have some interesting jobs way back when -

I ran a small video store, before they all became Xtravision or Blockbuster or whatever.
I managed a snooker club :D
I was the sole librarian in my town's ickle library for a while - we have a bigger one now with "staff"!
I worked in a printing house - in the days of old Heidelbergs and offset printers - I even remember one of these
http://www.helpfulstuff.net/printing/im ... 40x290.jpg

I taught art in secondary school

Annnnd.........drumroll......I worked for Don Bluth's animation company on The land Before Time, All Dogs Go To Heaven, Thumbelina, Rock-a-Doodle and A Troll In Central Park :D , so my name's up on IMDb 8-)

What I really wanted to be was a beachcomber, and make cool things from flotsam and driftwood and so on, or work in the bowels of some old library archive - jealous of Bob :x.......OMG! That's Marsh!!! Even more jealous!!! :evil:
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Re: What do you do?

Postby raptornx01 » Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:25 pm

Antiq wrote:
Annnnd.........drumroll......I worked for Don Bluth's animation company on The land Before Time, All Dogs Go To Heaven, Thumbelina, Rock-a-Doodle and A Troll In Central Park :D , so my name's up on IMDb 8-)


so you are my childhood made flesh :lol:
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