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Old 06-25-2005, 09:43 PM   #46
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Damn, am i like the only person who doesnt have a job yet? I really want one since its the summer and everything costs money, especially with a truck that needs work and a gf you gotta do things with.
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Old 06-25-2005, 09:45 PM   #47
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Damn, am i like the only person who doesnt have a job yet? I really want one since its the summer and everything costs money, especially with a truck that needs work and a gf you gotta do things with.

You're still young so you don't need a hard job, wait so am I
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Old 06-25-2005, 09:47 PM   #48
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You're still young so you don't need a hard job, wait so am I
Haha well i dont want a hard job, just something a couple days a week. I like working with my uncle for a while, free food and $40 for maybe 5 hours of work. Thinking about trying Home Depot lol, just too lazy to bike there yet.
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Old 06-25-2005, 09:49 PM   #49
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Job? What job?

Hm. Tech title of my job:
"Independent Armorer and Distribution Agent"
Translation: make chainmaille jewelry and armor.
And NO, I'm not talkin about making jewelry out of junk mail.
Also getting into realestate.
Wallet chains and houses, fancy that.
So...what's with the flame fest going on???
Dude, people are a$$holes. Ignore them!
Flip a happy and go back to being happy.
Have a beer or ten, relax!

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Old 06-26-2005, 06:13 PM   #50
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Damn, am i like the only person who doesnt have a job yet? I really want one since its the summer and everything costs money, especially with a truck that needs work and a gf you gotta do things with.
just mow lawns. it's good money. kinda down a bit on the fun side though.
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Old 06-26-2005, 06:26 PM   #51
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just mow lawns. it's good money. kinda down a bit on the fun side though.
If i had a riding lawnmower i'd friggen do it for free (well, almost), that'd be sweet.
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Old 06-26-2005, 07:38 PM   #52
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Had my boss cut me instead of a friend who depended on the money to live, for the computer tech job, if you're wondering why I left my 10 dollar.gour job for a 7.35 one.....
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Old 06-26-2005, 09:31 PM   #53
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Target? That sucks dude I feel for you, I worked at walgreens for about a month and I am now ready to light the place on fire with the flaming fetus's of those in charge of that hellish corporation.
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Old 06-27-2005, 01:08 AM   #54
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That thread by Jay G actually had a good concept, unfortuneatly it went...a little bad.

So I dcided to start a real thread about who does what.


I am a Customer care consultant at AOL, you wanna cancel? Gotta go through me.

The money's pretty good the job is slowly eating my soul away though...

So what do yall do?

My employment ventures have long been a wasteland. First, I worked for four days at McDonald's until a co-worker put a girl's burger patty on the floor because she disliked the customer. After that, I worked 8 months at Dairy Queen, where I gained 35 lbs in the first four months, bringing my weight up to 253 lbs at a height of 6' 1". In the last four months I lost 50 lbs, and have continued to lose weight until now at a weight of 185lbs. (If you're wondering why I included all that, just wait.)
Then, a month ago I got a job at Target and walked out on my 8th day because my bastard managers didn't care about my fear of heights and having to work in the back room. And I told them that I was going to quit if they didn't move me, but they didn't believe me. So I walked out. And I guess they figured out that I was exercising my right to the open door policy because they haven't called.
In all honesty, I probably would have stayed just because I need the money VERY badly, but I was motivated by the fact that starting August 1st, I am gainfully employed as a Spinning instructor at Louisville Athletic Club at $25 an hour. Of course, I only will be working 2 hours a week, and I will have over $1000 in certification costs in about 2 months, so I may need another job. But, needless to say, I have the dream job. I get payed to sweat.
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Old 06-27-2005, 01:19 AM   #55
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My employment ventures have long been a wasteland. First, I worked for four days at McDonald's until a co-worker put a girl's burger patty on the floor because she disliked the customer. After that, I worked 8 months at Dairy Queen, where I gained 35 lbs in the first four months, bringing my weight up to 253 lbs at a height of 6' 1". In the last four months I lost 50 lbs, and have continued to lose weight until now at a weight of 185lbs. (If you're wondering why I included all that, just wait.)
Then, a month ago I got a job at Target and walked out on my 8th day because my bastard managers didn't care about my fear of heights and having to work in the back room. And I told them that I was going to quit if they didn't move me, but they didn't believe me. So I walked out. And I guess they figured out that I was exercising my right to the open door policy because they haven't called.
In all honesty, I probably would have stayed just because I need the money VERY badly, but I was motivated by the fact that starting August 1st, I am gainfully employed as a Spinning instructor at Louisville Athletic Club at $25 an hour. Of course, I only will be working 2 hours a week, and I will have over $1000 in certification costs in about 2 months, so I may need another job. But, needless to say, I have the dream job. I get payed to sweat.

Damn dude thats like a whole life line
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Then, a month ago I got a job at Target and walked out on my 8th day because my bastard managers didn't care about my fear of heights and having to work in the back room. And I told them that I was going to quit if they didn't move me, but they didn't believe me. So I walked out. And I guess they figured out that I was exercising my right to the open door policy because they haven't called.

The one thing that I've realized from my venture into target, is that the bad managerial positions is pretty much expected. They pay the managers around 25-30k a year. That leaves out any GOOD managers, and brings in the crappy ones that are looking for experience, or those that have been fired from their previous jobs. They will be A-holes, but fortunately, they're stupid enough that I can manipulate them (seriously). Sorry to hear how they wouldn't follow your backroom height fear. What was their excuse for keeping you back there? "Get over it"?

And my other problem with target. They make us sell a credit card called a 'red card'. It's your basic credit card, except with an APR of over 20%. The more we sell, the better our chances of getting a raise, so more of the stupid kids sell them on the point that you get a 10% discount ONCE a year. They don't realize that this is how people get into debt and can't get out of it, they're selling cards that end people's lives, and I can't sell something so unethical. I just can't. When the store manager pulled me in, she told me that it didn't look good on my profile, and I told her to stuff it. The store managers still doesn't like me (but luckily, she was fired a while ago).

Still, other than the executives and the red cards, it's a pretty cool place for me to work. The store is owned by kids that go to my school, or the nearest one, so we get to hang out for a while.

Hopefully, I'll be getting another computer tech job, but most places are full seeing as how the summer's already here.

BTW - what exactly is a spinning instructor?
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BTW - what exactly is a spinning instructor?


They teach you how to spin in circles, make yourself dizzy, and puke all over everyone.


but seriously, you know those bike lookin things that have 1 wheel (Front) drivin by a chain that stays in 1 spot so it seems like you're riding a bike in your own home/gym? He instructs people how to do that (Workout plans and stuff.) Atleast that is my guess...
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Old 06-27-2005, 05:25 PM   #58
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They teach you how to spin in circles, make yourself dizzy, and puke all over everyone.


but seriously, you know those bike lookin things that have 1 wheel (Front) drivin by a chain that stays in 1 spot so it seems like you're riding a bike in your own home/gym? He instructs people how to do that (Workout plans and stuff.) Atleast that is my guess...

You'd be right. Spinning is just the copyrighted name of the leading indoor cycling program in America. At Louisville Athletic Club, you have to be "Spinning" certified. Go to www.spinning.com and find out what it's all about.

Also, you wouldn't believe how many people think that Spinning is actually an exercise class where you just spin in a circle. I had one girl at Dairy Queen carry on the following conversation with me,
"So, you do what in Spinning? Like, spin in a circle?"
"Yeah, that's what we do."
"Well, that'd be a good workout, I guess..."
"Well, we spin in one direction for thirty minutes, and then in the other direction for thirty."
"Don't you get dizzy?"
"The first time, but after that, it's not too bad. You wanna come?"
"No thanks. I get dizzy."
And then I proceeded to tell her what Spinning really is.

That's a Spinning bike. Spinning, essentially, is the safest way to be a cyclist without riding on the roads. The idea is ingenious, really. All the benefits and fun, but no dogs, cars & traffic, or asshole drivers. And, it's much safer. The way you lead a spinning class is by instructing people through a "profile", or an hour-long workout set to music in which you use tempo and song style to dictate speed and resistance. Instructors guide you through the workout, moving you from position to position (of the five Spinning key positions) in order to work different muscle groups and according to resistance levels. They tell you when to increase/decrease resistance and add speed. As well, instructors provide visualization techniques to keep participants focused as well as tips for maintaining/improving form and maximizing their workout. Spinning claims that a 40 minute Spinning workout yields an average of a 500 calorie burn, but in 60 minutes, I average about 900. It's one of the best cardiovascular workouts ever.
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I had one girl at Dairy Queen carry on the following conversation with me,
"So, you do what in Spinning? Like, spin in a circle?"
"Yeah, that's what we do."
"Well, that'd be a good workout, I guess..."
"Well, we spin in one direction for thirty minutes, and then in the other direction for thirty."
"Don't you get dizzy?"
"The first time, but after that, it's not too bad. You wanna come?"
"No thanks. I get dizzy."
And then I proceeded to tell her what Spinning really is.


ROFL. People are funny...
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If i had a riding lawnmower i'd friggen do it for free (well, almost), that'd be sweet.
you know what? i bought a riding mower and paid it off in a little over two weeks of mowing. then again i have about 15 yards to do a week and they're all worth an average of $30 each. do the math. i make approximatly $500 a week, take that times 4 (as in 4 weeks in a month) and i make $2000 dollars a month, and then take that times how ever many months i mow which is usually 5, and i make $10,000 a year. man, if i save up for a couple of years, and get a job during the rest of the year, i could get a really nice car. hey, maybe i should stop complaining about mowing, it could finally get me the gti i've always wanted.
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