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I work at a grocery warehouse that services 8 mega grocery stores,and about two dozen medium to small stores.I work on the Dry side as opposed to Dairy,Frozen,Meat or Produce and its about 500,000 square feet.I drive whats called a Narrow Aile(sp?)Fork Truck,its a stand up,battery powered fork that weighs in at 9900lbs with the battery.The stores that we supply are called "The Real Canadian Superstore".Apparently,there are 2-3 superstores opening this year in BC.I`ve been working there full-time since march 14 1989,and get 4 weeks paid holidays a year and will be getting 5 weeks paid holidays in another 2 years. 98TLR-"Better Predator Than Prey"

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Industrial Fireman. I work for Arco and we have a mutual aid agreement with all refineries in the L.A. basin. I Love my job. :)

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I'm a sign man. I have sorry benifits and an even worse vacation package, oh and don't forget no retirement benifits. Beat that! :p

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I'm a student here at the University of Victoria. I'm studying Nuclear Physics and the History of Physics in the 19th and 20th Centuries. Needless to say I like physics but in the summer months I usually get a job doing some outdoor menial work with the local municipalities. Watering the fields and riding a John Deere mower (Not quite a as fast the bike but oh well) for union wages is good and fun way to make money. You tend to have to get up early but you're done by 2 o'clock which leaves time to go play :)

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I'm an Information Systems Consultant. Basically, I manage technology projects. I have a contract with our local government.

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i 'm a reciever i unload produce at the food terminal, job sucks but pays for the toys

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I'm a machine design engineer for Hallmark, it's a great job, i love what i do, but it's the most conservative place i've ever worked.

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I'm a Peanut Sheller for JIF Peanut Butter. It's "piece work," so if you're really fast... :D

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that sucks colin, our contracts up this year the way these big stores are buying up small ones i might have to find a new job, i got 12 years in

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What does a sign man do exactly? Is it the designing of business logos and stuff or the construction chicks who hold the stop and slow signs?

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I am a professional bum who fixes airplanes for the airlines as a way to relieve the boredom.

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A sign man, such as myself, builds, decorates, and installs signs. I do all types of signs, from neon illuminated letters to pylon signs to billboards.

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I am an Investment Representative for a national firm. I advise on stocks, bonds, mutual funds, retirement planning, etc.

I am on straight commission in my second year--so I am eating a lot of peanut butter sandwiches (keep up the good work 748_abuser :) ) The good thing is that I don't have a boss locally and am able to knock off early occasionally to take a quick ride.

I don't ride to work because I have a hard enough time earning clients trust, and try not to compound it by pulling into their driveway on a Ninja wearing my leather :cool: . They like the clean cut guy in the Oldsmobile better.



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I am currently in my second year of Nursing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS. This makes my fourth year of school b/c I changed my mind and I still have two to go... In addition to school, I have two part-time jobs, one as an accessories chickie at a local motorcycle dealership (www.procycle-hdd.com) and the other is as a customer service rep (read "person to bitch at") at my school's sports complex... When I'm done w/ school I hope to work in the ER or in critcal care med....

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I am a construction equipment mechanic for
Head&Engquist LLC in Baton Rouge,La. Have a
large service truck I drive all over the place. No time to ride like I want or to work as My riding buddy does. One small benefit of all this is $$$$$$ worth of tools and a 3200 lb. crane on the truck! :D
Later ya'll, got to go to work.

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I am a Business Systems Consultant for Wells Fargo Servicing.
What I do mostly is coordinate all the computer folks and business users to get networked systems upgraded, tested, and installed. I act as the key business user to the systems folks, and act as the key systems person to the business users (translator).
My co-workers think all I do is look at the dozen pictures of family and bike in my cubicle all day. They might be right... :D

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First of all, I have to know what is Kyle going to do after college? Just a suggestion, but I hear brokage firms pay big $$$ for people who can calculate bond values on the floor quickly. Just a thought.

As for me, I screwed up and took accounting in school. I'm an internal auditor for the Department of Army (which means a civilian, I didn't go that Army route). Most of my career as been auditing Logistics Information Systems for the Army. The pay sucks (but gets better), the medical benefits are not as good as you'd think (we'll meet you half way I think is their motto) but the retirement is real good. That I get to see new and exciting places, Ft. Drum, NY, Ft. Bragg, NC, and Ft. Lee, VA to name a few.

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88 FZR400 primer/duct tape/yellow Krylon--trackbike
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I am a medical transcriptionist. I WAS an x-ray tech, but I can make more money sitting on my butt at home typing medical reports, so that's what I do. I don't get to ride my bike to work but it's always close by! I set my own amount of work and my own schedule which is nice, but I don't get paid if/when I don't work, which sucks. No benefits, as I'm contract labor, but my hubby has awesome benefits so that makes up for it. :p I love my job!

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My dad suggested I take commerce too but I'm too much of a dork for that stuff, heh. The history aspect of physics will get me jack squat unless I go on to graduate school with it and teach it. It's really just a hobby that I can pass off as education and thus, have my parents pick up tuition. As for applied nuclear physics there are all kinds of jobs.

For instance, in the 50s nuclear fusion was discovered and led to the hyderogen bomb. Fusion bombs are easy to make as all you do is fuse hydrogen nuclei together to make a heavier element, Helium. This has yet to be a controllable reaction and thus all that has been done with it has been weapons manufacturing. If we can figure out how to control nuclear fusion we can create a lot more energy from the most plentiful element, Hydrogen, which makes up about 75% of the Universe. Nuclear fission, which is what is going on in your average power plant requires rare isotopes of certain rare elements to be harvested and sometimes created like plutonium.

The atom is the ultimate power source and if we can harness and extract its energy combined with miniturization we may one day find our bikes being powered by little fusion generators (With a big-bore internal combustion engine sound of course). Forget overpriced fossil fuels, just pick up a 1 kilogram stick of solid hydrogen (you'll be able to make your own) and you'll be able to run that beast for well over a century.

I've made quite a mess but this stuff is as intoxicating as riding, sorry. It all comes down to this: When and if I leave University I want to harness some energy source and somehow apply it our bikes so they run faster and cheaper :)

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I work for a company that goes by the name HELL or (Human experimentation liberation libratory). The president of the company strangely never shows his face but I am told he is a good "guy".
Hehehe. Nope actually I work for a company called PSINet as an Implementation Engineer (I build servers for web-sites). Ok I do not consider myself a geek. Really. I am not overly into computers but it seems to be something I do well and I am getting a cr#p load of money for it. Now where did I put my glasses with that little piece of tape around the nose? (NOT!)

Kyle - you being into physics. Can you tell me the importance of a rotating singularity as it pertains to the forces of gravity on objects entering its event horizon?


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