what kinds of jobs do we all have

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  • MOmilkman

Posted April 04, 2002 - 12:20 PM


Ok, so far BigDesto has the :) coolest :D job.

Anyone a Playboy photographer? I think that might beat his. :D

  • jschner

Posted April 04, 2002 - 12:49 PM


If anyone is looking for work here is a little something for you:

Dirtbike Test Rider :)

OK, I'm a headend tech for a cable-tv company. Basically, I keep the channels on the air, cable modems humming and try to prevent the next problem before it happens. Everyday is different.

[ April 05, 2002: Message edited by: jschner ]

  • Ron_in_SoCal

Posted April 04, 2002 - 12:58 PM


Typically, my standard answer to the "what do you do for a living" question is "Computer Pilot" or "I fly a desk", because it sounds better than "I sit on my butt all day in front of a damn computer". The real answer is a bit more complicated because I do many things for a living, all of them involving computers in one way or another.

My main gig is in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), which is just a fancy term for computerized mapping. It involves some cool things like sub-meter GPS for data collection and highly accurate aerial photography. Most of the work I do is for a local government here in SoCal, designing end-user applications for things like infrastructure management and land use planning. I spend a lot of time programming in MapObjects. If your interested in this stuff, go to www.esri.com and check it out.

I also have two very small businesses ? database front end programming and networking. Either one of these could be a full time job and then some.

I would rather be a playboy photographer...

  • BigDesto

Posted April 04, 2002 - 01:00 PM


Thanks Milkman, right now we have a feature called Gigli thats stars J-Lo. What a spicey *ss! :) :D :D

  • MOmilkman

Posted April 04, 2002 - 01:01 PM


Originally posted by jschner:
If anyone is looking for work here is a little something for you:

Motorcycle Test Rider


DANG! I qualify for everything but reliable transportation!

Stupid AMC Pacer. :D

[ April 04, 2002: Message edited by: MOmilkman ]

  • racemile

Posted April 04, 2002 - 01:10 PM


I have been a collection manager for 18yrs. I have managed collection floors for banks and several collection agencies all over the country. I also managed a bankruptcy dept for a bank for 2 yrs. Yes, I am the guy you dont want to here from.

  • racemile

Posted April 04, 2002 - 01:12 PM


And, Apparently, I cant spell. (here, hear) Yipe

  • Chaindrive

Posted April 04, 2002 - 01:19 PM


I've GOT to show this post to my wife!! She thinks all my friends are dumbass dirtbike riders!

As a humble gear-jammer, I am truly the college-dropout, underachiever of this bunch! (I also now understand why I'm the only one who can't post pictures!)

I spend all my time with my 2 sons (6&8). We race MX, hunt, fish, and camp. I do metal fabrication in my shop, occassionaly coming up with a good idea or two. I like building 4x4s, '69 Camaros, and souped-up mini-racers for the boys...

And I still don't know what I want to be if I have to grow-up. :) :D :D

  • Burchardi

Posted April 04, 2002 - 02:28 PM


Im a commercial electrician in Phoenix, and its already in the mid 90's!!!!!

  • Dirtnut

Posted April 04, 2002 - 02:41 PM


I race the Brown Truck. Bad to the Brown.

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  • bman

Posted April 04, 2002 - 02:46 PM


I am a Acoustic contractor in So Cal. I do that sprayed on stuff that everyone wants to have taken off. I also now remove non asbestos acoustic ceilings.

  • levy1

Posted April 04, 2002 - 02:54 PM


I am V.P. of Operations for Midas automotive repair centers. Been in Automotive Parts or Repair for 30 years. We corner the market by being honest. (A new revelation for automotive repair). Do not want to spend huge amounts of money on street race cars but love to go fast, so I went to motorcycles. Live in Germantown Md. 30 miles south of Baltimore, 20 miles north of D.C. Boy!, except for me, This group is smart!!!

  • Eagle426

Posted April 04, 2002 - 03:13 PM


I am age 24, and a 7th grade math/science teacher in an inner city school where students are bused in from three major gang areas- Bloods, Crypts, and Latin Kings! Does the school have any problems? NOOOOOOO of course not! At least thats what they said in the interview! I might as well be teaching APATHY 101, because nobody cares! Weekend riding is my only form of sanity.

  • Ike

Posted April 04, 2002 - 03:18 PM


I am a Elevator Operations Manager for a Grain Processing Company. I've been in the Flour Milling business for 15 years in various positions.

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  • mattnohiohills

Posted April 04, 2002 - 03:25 PM


I'm a Chief in the Navy,17 years, 27 countries. I babysit missile launchers and missiles(VLS) by trade but to try something different I am a recruiter in Southern Ohio... Send me back to sea! Try dealing with a "Family" of 27 17 and 18 year olds...

  • banffboy

Posted April 04, 2002 - 03:28 PM


Sales Manager for the local printing company. I also work part time for a ski shop tuning and repairing skis. Once in awhile as an amateur porn star, I go under the pseudonym Buck Naked

  • moto_madman

Posted April 04, 2002 - 04:22 PM


High School. I don't get paid but the hours are great! :)

  • Dan_from_HB

Posted April 04, 2002 - 04:28 PM


Sales rep for a distributor of automation components and systems. Lots of work, but worth it in the long run.

  • joecallan

Posted April 04, 2002 - 04:59 PM


You guys pay me 5,000 green ones (gov. grant) a year to go to college (Calpoly SLO) and I'm 40k in debt. When I get out, if I do get out, I should have a BS (or minor) in Food Science and a BS in Mechanical Engineering. I've taken 272 units (quarter) so far, lets all pray that I make it.

For spare cash I'm a welder/fabricator. I do alot of modifications (suspension/motor swaps/roll cages/bumpers) to toys (not toyotas) with 4 wheels and plates. I like building baja style pre-runners the most.


  • BruceWA

Posted April 04, 2002 - 05:02 PM


Supervise the control center for the local electric utility, includes generation, transmission, distribution and all the other wonderful issues the indurstry is facing. Great job and I love 99% of it.


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