What do you guys do for a living?

Discussion in 'Sidewinders Bar & Grille' started by Tdub, Jan 19, 2011.

  1. rickyp

    rickyp Senior Stratmaster

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    I'm a Chiropractor. My wife and I are in the final phases of construction of a new practice. Hopefully all goes well and I can post a bunch of NGD threads on here this upcoming year.
     
  2. callj512

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    Just graduated with a BS in Geomatics. I now work as a land surveyor.
     
  3. StratJedi

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    I'm an entrepreneur/consultant. I manage website traffic like google adwords and facebook ads for clients. Once in awhile, I build their websites/blogs for them. On top of that, I also run a few of my own websites.

    Because I work from home, my hours are flexible, I get to play guitar really loud from about 5-7pm on weekdays :)
     
  4. Leeb

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    I'm a graphic designer/art director for a living.

    I play a lot of gigs to support a nasty gear habit.
     
  5. FriPilot

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    I've jumped around a bit, but for 22 years I've worked for the Dept. Of The Army in food service.
     
  6. Vintage59

    Vintage59 Senior Stratmaster

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    Capacity engineer for AT&T layer 2 high-speed packet switching equipment (terrestrial) with a specialties in whipping boy & punching bag.
     
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    Deja vu time...I feel like I've answered this before! Oh, what the hey...county forest preserve police officer, semi-retired. Aug. 31, 2010 was my last day of full-time cop work (I did 20 years from 1980-2000 as a municipal officer in a north suburb of Chi-town).

    I still work part-time (6-8 days a month). My full-time job now is driving my wife batty by being around so much!

    I also want to echo a thank you to all those who are serving or have served in the military. But I'd really like to extend that to everyone here...you're all doing jobs that are, in one way or another, necessary...and often times thankless. So, thanks...to the diverse lot that you all are!!
     
  8. StratJedi

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    You're so blessed to be semi-retired at only 30.....
     
  9. madmat

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    As well as our members that served in the armed forces my hat is off to you too sir. You've managed to survive a profession that is largely done very well by people that get little to no regard. Thank you very much for your service.
     
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    AWH-NJ Senior Stratmaster

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    I have been teaching guitar 5 days a week for about the past 10 years now and have about 40 students (used to have 50-60)... I also play in a cover band that is booked almost every weekend playing bars/clubs/weddings/private events, and have been doing that for 10 years.

    When I was 25 I was working full time for a cell phone company and I decided I wanted to quit that and go back and finish college, so I figured doing lessons and cover band gigs I could make the money I needed and the schedule would work out, and it did.

    Now it's been over 3 years since I finally finished with a BS in Management Science and I'm still teaching and doing gigs. Not many good jobs available right now, and I like working for myself.

    I did recently get a 3rd job driving a limousine 3 days per week in the mornings, so that's good for an extra $800-$1,000 per month.
     
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    Ah, The Admiral, haven't been there in years. Sadly, ketchup is the only thing I do like on my hot dogs. Yes, I get some looks, LOL.
     
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    If only my co-workers were half as bright as Homer, I would be out of a job.:D
     
  14. tonyw

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    Semi retired, selling up most of my stuff and going to live on the road touring outback Australia, eventually doing whatever, whenever. Leaving for Tasmania in late Feb back to the mainland in late April then will see about renting my house out. Am going to wind pickups in exotic locations (under a coolabah tree on Cooper creek for instance lol) and do alot of photography and play acoustic in outback pubs if they want me. Already been offered a job out in the Flinders as a 4x4 tour guide for 3 months. Thats something else i have up my sleeve, i was an army driving instructor in my younger days and still do alot of offroad work.

    Before that i was touring Australia playing all over the place and taking photos, also doing any odd jobs i needed to do when the $$ would dry up from playing. I work where it finds me.
     
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    Im an Accountant on a multinational company that works steel pipes for gas and petroleum.
     
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    I was in the Bearings,Industrial and Power Transmission Industry for 15 years.Mining Sector.

    Then i was in Real Estate for about 2 years.

    I am now the National Projects Officer for the largest Manufacturer of Cable Support Solutions in Australia.

    Its the best company i have ever worked for.

    I also Dibble and Dabble in Guitar and Firearm Mods.

    And International Porn Star.

    Under the name Mas Honkus.....
     
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    I bet you would have some interesting stories to tell !
     
  18. JamesTanner

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    I'm in my final year of my BA (Hons) in linguistics at the University of Kent, and I'm planning to apply for my MPhil at the University of Oxford next year.
     
  19. Povl

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    I am an automotive engineer, designing automotive structural parts. I am design responsible towards 2 major OEMs. This is a job with lots of travel and math work. So I am really pleased that when I am at home I can really enjoy my guitar, wife and grown up girls.

    Greetings
    Povl
     
  20. Strat-O-Lady

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    There is such an awesome array of professions/jobs being posted! And thanks to those of you who serve in the military, police force, etc. Thanks for helping to defend our country and keep it safe :)

    I just got my PhD in social psychology this past August (it has nothing to do with clinical psychology...I don't analyze people). Now, I am a full-time assistant professor in psychology. I'm so happy to finally be making a real salary (and I enjoy my job for the most part, too...can't ask for more!).