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shine.fm-youth
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:56 am

do you work a day job were you can be on a computer?


i notice you're on during the day like i am,
i've got a computer at my shop
and when no ones in i just sit and DML :D


anyone else?
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:08 am

yeah, I work as a switchboard operator for a public utility org. we're the main switchboard for several dams and power plants and such, so there's about 2500 distinct extensions I can connect someone to. because of the call volume, huge number of possible connections and potentially sensitive nature of many calls, they pay us pretty well. they also allow us to play around on the net within the paramaters of acceptable web content all day long. sure helps me to concentrate when I have something to multitask with.
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:24 am

yeah, i'm a body piercer and work my shop from 10-8 all week
and if it's a slow day or down time i sit on here
it's kind of nice being able to do something kind of interesting
while having to sit and make sure the phone calls get taken care of
haha
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:27 am

seriously, without something slightly engaging to chill me out, I'd be much more inclined to be much less polite to some of the idiots we get calls from.
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:28 am

truest statement ever hahahaha
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:41 am

Im mostly on at my day job too. I get it on my iphone when not at work cause its the only internet I choose to have at home. Responding on that is a pain now though since the new G3 "ooooooo :roll: " came out. I swear its a conspiracy by apple to force us old iphone owners to switch to the new.
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 11:47 am

I do CAD drafting for a remodeling firm, and there's a lot of waiting involved. I'm usually on my computer all day - and I work from home most of the time, unless I have to go on a measure, or do some photography for a job, or something. Now I'm on here a lot, as work's been pretty slow lately - good and bad, that..
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:10 pm

On a computer all day. I pop in every once and a while during the day.
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 12:32 pm

i also do CAD work so im in front of a computer all day and doing as little work as i can get away with :)

i usually rotate between this site, fark, and hotchickwithdouchebags.com
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:27 pm

i work at wendy's behind a grill all day. sucks. i recently put in for radioshack for something different. money's money, i guess...
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 1:28 pm

So Is The Drummer wrote:and hotchickswithdouchebags.com




ah, i love that website...


and their's more of you guys on during the day then i though,
sometimes it's dead in the early afternoon
and nothing happening



...and, and i'm all by myself :cry: :cry:



no really though, that website it sooooo funny
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:09 pm

im on the phone with blockbuster as i type this for a job
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:12 pm

automaster31 wrote:i work at wendy's behind a grill all day. sucks. i recently put in for radioshack for something different. money's money, i guess...




haha i worked at wendys for like, two months and then the manager pissed me off so i quit
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 2:20 pm

I remember many MANY moons ago when I worked as a dishwasher for this really tasty bbq joint. god that was a terrible job. to begin with, the smoker and the dish station were in the same room. on top of that, the kitchen managers were arrogant pricks who liked to blame their mistakes on their underlings. to top it off, the restaurant manager was an arrogant drunk who was completely irrational and unreasonable.

one day, I had hurt my back doing something unrelated to my job the night before, and came into work and notified my kitchen manager that I needed to go home. I told her I could call in my friend who also worked there to cover the rest of my shift. so, I'm in the middle of the call, and the restaurant manager comes in and starts yelling at me at the top of his lungs to get off the phone, no personal calls at work, wtf do you think you're doing you f**kin idiot, etc. the phone is in the dining room, mind you. I slammed the phone down and started bitching him out in front of 150+ customers at full volume. mind you, I can yell REALLY loud, like loud enough to drown out the most seasoned drill seargent. I called him a drunk, told him where he could stick his job, told him maybe he needed another shot to calm his drunk ass down, etc. He threatened to call the cops on me, I flipped him off and told him to go ahead as I was on my way out the door anyway. As I left, the entire dining room started applauding, and several customers got up and followed me out the door. HILARIOUS>
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Post Thu Aug 14, 2008 4:29 pm

man, you must have been miserable after that :mrgreen:

ps - this is what the alphabet would look like if q and r were eliminated

pps - i'm glad i can't see tyra while i'm at work. its frighteningly mesmerizing and yet stomach churning at the same time
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