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Just curious to see what everyone does to survive. I work as a telecommunications engineer but I am currently working on my aerospace engineering degree so I can hopefully design big ass rockets for NASA.
 

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gdalton said:
Just curious to see what everyone does to survive. I work as a telecommunications engineer but I am currently working on my aerospace engineering degree so I can hopefully design big ass rockets for NASA.
I'm - wait for it - a nurse!
 

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I'm a computer nerd. The company I work for makes computer chips.
 

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vauge said:
I'm a computer nerd. The company I work for makes computer chips.


Same. Id say I was less nerdy than Vauge but thats probably untrue.


How's your
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vauge said:
I'm a computer nerd. The company I work for makes computer chips.
Were not just "brothers" in appearance...

nerd here...UNIX Administration...and a couple of application support things...

Should I just start calling myself, "vauge-North"?

Nah..."cnredd-South" sounds SO much better on you....:2wave:
 

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I am retired, living off my millions that I made on my own initiative and enjoying every minute of it.
 

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I'm enjoying the life of Active Army...but my fulltime job is whipping boy to a Korean wife. Yay. :doh
 
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I am retired, living off my millions that I made on my own initiative and enjoying every minute of it.
When I grow up I want to be just like you.:2wave:
 

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I've had so many jobs recently it was only a month or so ago I actually got a full time one.


I.....prepare to be shocked.


I teach. Yes. The socialist, russian, crazy foreigner teaches your children and eats up your tax dollars.


Carry on. ;)


By the way, no, none of my political beliefs worm their way into my classroom. 5th grade students oddly enough don't have much intrest in the USSR, capitalism or religion. Eh, go figure.
 

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I'm just a junior in high school... I take all honors and an AP class though! Actually, school starts tomorrow, Septemeber 1st... unfortunately.
 

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I'm a sophomore at high school. I work at a book store, write in my spare time, and plan on being a journalist and, with luck, a published author when I get out of school
 

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I work as an automotive technitian, at a private garage.
 

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FinnMacCool said:
I'm a sophomore at high school. I work at a book store, write in my spare time, and plan on being a journalist and, with luck, a published author when I get out of school
Did you start school yet?? What are you writing in your spare time? I'm not quite that ambitious... I don't even have a job lol
 

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Well no. . .techinically I'm not a sophomore yet but in like half a week I am.

I'm currently writing (or at least trying to write) a novel but I also write politcal pieces, fan fiction, poetry, and criticism of books etc.
 

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gdalton said:
When I grow up I want to be just like you.:2wave:
And I hope you make it. If I can do it, anybody can (well, almost anybody).
 

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FinnMacCool said:
Well no. . .techinically I'm not a sophomore yet but in like half a week I am.

I'm currently writing (or at least trying to write) a novel but I also write politcal pieces, fan fiction, poetry, and criticism of books etc.
You have a whole half a week of vacation left!!! I start tomorrow... grrr...

Do you write in the local newspaper? Whats your novel about?
 

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No I don't write in the local newspaper lmao. Never crossed my mind to be honest. I might write for my new school's newspaper. Right now I'm writing a fantasy/war/horror novel which isn't as good as it sounds but it's definatly good practice.
 

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I perform a lot of duties with my main job. I design business networks, program POS systems, and I support the hardware side of the POS networks. On the side, I tutor students at the University of Alaska in English Composition, Latin, and Calculus. I also take on technical writing projects from time to time most notable the ICCVAM correspondence project and, most recently, the ARA BLIIPS guidance system documentation. Other than that, I just work on my doctoral thesis as time permits. I hope that by the end of next year I will be teaching Medieval Lit at a university, preferrably in NC.
 

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jallman said:
I perform a lot of duties with my main job. I design business networks, program POS systems, and I support the hardware side of the POS networks. On the side, I tutor students at the University of Alaska in English Composition, Latin, and Calculus. I also take on technical writing projects from time to time most notable the ICCVAM correspondence project and, most recently, the ARA BLIIPS guidance system documentation. Other than that, I just work on my doctoral thesis as time permits. I hope that by the end of next year I will be teaching Medieval Lit at a university, preferrably in NC.

I work for the Illuminati Consul General in Miami recruiting members for the New World Order.:twisted:
 

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I work for the Illuminati Consul General in Miami recruiting members for the New World Order.
Is that the baby eating one or the Satanic one?;)
 
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FinnMacCool said:
Well no. . .techinically I'm not a sophomore yet but in like half a week I am.

I'm currently writing (or at least trying to write) a novel but I also write politcal pieces, fan fiction, poetry, and criticism of books etc.
You're an aspiring writer? Me too, I've started several novels, finished none, and am currently working on two, one political the other well you'd have to read it I actually posted the begining of that one on the off Topic Forum, while I'll admit that it sounds a bit to much like Thompson for me I still think it's pretty good so far (have you read any H.S.T.). You want to be a journalist? I was thinking of majoring in journalism but my cousin majored in it and couldn't find a job anywhere so I decided on Poli Sci to keep my options open. I was actually just thinking of applying for a position at my colleges newspaper, The Oracle, but I'm trying to creative with my application letter to the editor, I'll actually post a draft of it on the off topic forum when I'm done.
 

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Well I actually really want to be a novelist but if that becomes a complete disaster, I will fall back on journalism. I wouldn't mind being a journalist cause you get to travel around but I would rather be an author because thats what I enjoy doing the most.

And if all else fails, I'll join an Irish pub band :)
 
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