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I Wonder What Jobs You Held In Your Lifetime

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    Great Group

    In somewhat of a  vague chronological order: child actor (stage and TV) pizza delivery guy/dishwasher/food prep lighting designer theater electrician (worked for The Kirov Ballet of Leningrad) theater carpenter fabric warehouse worker candle carver sold "stuff" on Grateful Dead...
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 2 Responses Jan 28, 2012

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    Diverse, I Guess...

    In somewhat chronological order, Paperboy Chicken farm helper Gas pump operator Darkroom technician Plastic mold machine operator Adhesive tape machine operator Receiving clerk Army soldier Accounting clerk Accounting manager Veterans Agent Computer programmer Municipal...
    LostDragon LostDragon 56-60, M 3 Responses Feb 2, 2012

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    Boring Work History...

    Thanks to LG76, I'm now inspired to share my own incredibly bland work history: Pre-teen: Worked for Dad with older brother at Dad's home business of TV/refrigeration. No wonder I have a bad back... :/ 13-15: Older brother's Phillips 66 gas station, $0.25/hour. Saw my first...
    billybcgn25 billybcgn25 61-65, M 1 Response Feb 22, 2012

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    I Have Had So Many

    Let's See! I have been all the following although not quite in the order I am listing.  I usually work more than one job at a time. In fact, this is the first time in my life that I am only doing one job description but that will soon change. The List: Babysitter...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 8 Responses Jan 22, 2012

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    This Is What I Do

    E-Z~AS.1.2.3 – Incoming Calls Easy.Phone.Sale. Work incoming calls. No experience is necessary. Work part-time and make full-time income $400 - $950wkly  757-273-1039      7           
    mhall23919 mhall23919 41-45 Nov 20, 2010

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    So Far...

    ....my first job was to watch football matches and write down who scored what and stuff like that. It destroyed my love of football. I then worked in a clothes shop in Oxford Street which was mental but I loved it. I then worked in a Jewellers and got the most commission...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 15, 2008

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    Documentary Looking For Stories...do You Want To Share Yours?

    Hi, my name is Melinda and I work for Life is My Movie Entertainment. Currently we are looking for stories for an upcoming documentary called “American Made Movie”. The premise of this documentary is keeping jobs in the USA by encouraging more corporations and business to...
    lifeismymovie lifeismymovie 26-30 Jul 8, 2011

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    Lots!

    let's see. my first job was as a cashier at a little hot dog and milkshake stand. then: Hot N Now fast food Walgreens clerical at a university graphic program support tech at my university's Apple computer lab clerical at previous univ (summer work) back to the apple lab...
    soulfool soulfool 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    A job or a career. In my earlier days,

    I had been a movie theater attendant, sandwich maker, and grocery bagger to name a few. After graduating from college, I was on a stable corporate career path until I got laid off during the great recession. Since then I've been going from job to job like during my earlier...
    technostar technostar 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 10, 2013

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    Ecclectic Is Probably the Best Word

    Let's try to do this chronologically...   -Counter girl at a bagel shop -Security Guard -Bouncer -Waitress -Political Canvasser -Building maintenance -Water testing tech. -Orthodontist's Assistant -Volunteer Coordinator (manager, director etc) -Animal shelter...
    DrumBear78 DrumBear78 26-30, F Nov 1, 2008

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    So Far

    10 till 17 worked in a gas station at first then was manger of 3 of them for a number of year 17 till 21 US NAVY/ victum friendy fire viet nam hospital 21 till 34 MERC 34 till 44 merc and nurse 44 owned a custom car shop then back to nursein 45 till today medcial nurse level M...
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 22, 2012

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    My Jobs

    I haven't had many jobs. I am one of those people who stick around for a while if I like it. So here it goes.  In high school I worked as a receptionist at an Animal hospital and worked my way back to a Vet Tech for 3 years.  I then worked as a receptionist at...
    J21883 J21883 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2008

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    I've Tried Every Stupid Thing Out There At Least Once.

    That's the story.But there's more important things for me to talk about ;=)
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 26, 2012

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    Light Resume

    Librarian on college campus(while I was a student there)Phone surveyorSalesperson at Brentanos book storeCosmetic stockperson at Saks Fifth AveCashier at CVSCosmetic sales at JC PenneyMental health worker at a residence for people with schizophreniaPharmacy tech at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 23, 2012

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    Variety Is The Spice Of My Life!

    Let me see...short order cook, bartender, mail courier, Barista, baker, model, event planner, carni, interviewer, canvasser, writer, editor, researcher, insurance broker, house painter, video store clerk, retail store assistant manager...there might be a couple others I have...
    Doledrums Doledrums 36-40 Oct 12, 2010

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    Got Me to Thinking About Me

    Over the years, I have done many different but somewhat similar jobs.  I've never listed them at one time but here goes: A gas station attendant, a newspaper boy, a stock clerk in a pet shop, a parts puller in a auto parts house, a fish breeder, an ambulance attendant (fore...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Have you ever wondered what people do to your vehicle when you're not there? Yesterday night a man whom got out of his car next to my dad's truck walked over to and kicked one of...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I wonder what is the point in even trying. I mean we try to do so much to prepare ourselves for better. Yet, many of us always seem to get the worst end of all things. I use to...
    ptsdlady ptsdlady 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I feel as though the world is lacking passion and the beauty of romance. There is no more relishing in beauty itself. We praise the raunchy, vulgar & explicit versions of love...
    CaseyJoLynn CaseyJoLynn 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    in my opinion one should not think about sucide. if you even think about it you are coward. you are just running away from your problems, your mistakesor from this world because...
    divyam18 divyam18 16-17, M 2 Responses Mar 2

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    i can't help but wonder what i look like through your eyes
    400luxbux 400luxbux 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    So what if I meet a man? So what if I fall in love? So what if you love me too? So what if we get married? So what if we buy a cottage? So what if you are my world? So what...
    amaryllisflowers amaryllisflowers 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    Its marvelous what you can see when you open your eyes. - - Anonymous
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M Mar 10

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    I wonder what if I had made different choice . I mean we all have regrets . I wonder if I had quit my job that caused me so much stress would my child still be here.
    Supernaturalgirl94 Supernaturalgirl94 18-21, F Mar 12

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    I went to a job interview today. As an genderqueer person, I can't help but wonder what or who the person interviewing me saw. I took an extra hour deliberating over what to wear...
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T 3 Responses Mar 16

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    Sometimes I wonder what people think of when they see me, I look different and dress different then the majority of people I usually am around. I've gotten better with self image...
    JakeTheSlenderMan JakeTheSlenderMan 13-15, M Feb 28

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    The whole looking glass self concept intrigues me. I know who I am and who I want to be but sometimes I wonder what people think when they see me. They say first impressions are...
    amculater amculater 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    I wonder what people see in me or don't see in me
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 18

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    I have personal confidence issues with my body and wonder what other people would think if they had the chance to see it. I only get a biased opinion from those around me i know...
    colby21 colby21 22-25, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    What do you guys find attractive in women ? I need to know and fix myself. :(
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 3 Responses Mar 18

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    You Are Compassionate to Yourself You see yourself as a caring and warm person. You need to love and be loved. You think other people see you as kind, gentle, and cooperative...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 22-25, F Mar 3

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M 7 hrs ago

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    I was in an unhappy marriage, we lost a son 22 years ago and had a daughter straight after. But our marriage took a nose dive, but we managed to live harmoniously for another 14...
    lifesabitchagain lifesabitchagain 61-65, M 7 hrs ago

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    March 17th, I'm starting to think about my guy friend... let's call him Ray. He has a different mindset comparing to other guys, that I have met in my lifetime. Probably, the fact...
    JuicyLuck JuicyLuck 18-21, F Mar 17

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    Doing it My way! In restropect I wish I had not I would have heeded my Parents advice and not married young or married my first wife. I worked too hard for the family only to...
    TheEnglander TheEnglander 66-70, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I really wonder.Yesterday ,I objected to someone's post.That too in a private message and he said he did not care and if someone did not like it ,they could block him.If we cannot...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 4 Responses Mar 15

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    Hahahah I remember in my country Ghana , what we did those times was to rub lime in your armpit some few minutes before you shower, you will still sweat but no bad odour, I still...
    Alexandra0210 Alexandra0210 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 5

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    I lot of work and scary wondering about when i was seen for the first time I found it wonderful the look and feeling of them and how the stockings felt when i slid them on after i...
    alexiswcd alexiswcd 56-60, T 2 Responses Mar 9

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    is it the white picket fence 3 kids a wife a9-5 job watching tv with the wife going out sometimes having a good time eating dinner at the kitchen table the how was your day son...
    Beutifulman1970 Beutifulman1970 41-45, M Mar 9

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    So she found herself with her nipple in a guys mouth. My ex. So happy to share the details. Carefully orchestrated for maximum damage. But oh so coy and innocent. "I don't know how...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M Mar 18

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    When you stare at the wall Doing nothing.. Just look around your room.. Everything's the same Asking yourself whats the point? What god want me to do? You can't handle this pain...
    Lam111 Lam111 22-25 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Those nights when you're laying in bed, heart pounding, tears in your eyes, mind racing, not being able to breathe. Those are the absolute worst nights, especially when you feel so...
    lizygurl lizygurl 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    how dumb do you have to be to fuel your vehicle with gas with your engine running ? really are you trying to blow up the gas station and anything in about 150yrds of it.
    Rock162 Rock162 41-45, M Mar 4

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