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Jobs you couldn't do

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Darkness, Sep 7, 2019.

  1. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:00 AM
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    Moon Puppy

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    All the above. I'm lucky that i've gotten to tier 3 IT support and can call bullshit on the customer and tell them to shut up (Generally engineers I have to tell that to).

    Depends, new construction would be great, guy I went to high school with did plumbing in voc school, he only does new construction and he's got more money than he needs. 3 houses, kids college paid, he could retire any time he wants but he loves his job.
     
  2. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:03 AM
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    Moon Puppy

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    ROTF
    You got my vote just for that line.
     
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  3. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:10 AM
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    Moon Puppy

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    These guys?

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:23 AM
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    War Machine

    War Machine Super Secret Elite Member #5

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    Sales / customer service isn’t bad at all if you work for a good company. I don’t have to put up with a-holes at all. If customers are being stupid / dicks, I just get really sarcastic and passive aggressive. I tell them to pound sand and get the hell out if they go overboard.

    I’ve had the owner of the company called on me three times in 17 years. He’s told all of them to f—k off.
     
  5. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:31 AM
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    I call it CRAPPLE!

    My worst job, hands down, was working for UPS as a package loader. I did it for a summer in college... Absolutely BRUTAL. The conveyor never stops!!!! And the supervisor keeps throwing in bogus packages to see if you're reading every zip code. On my last day, he kept throwing in wrong boxes... I made sure they all made it on the wrong truck and buried deep in the pile. When he told me I missed a bunch and needed to get them out , I said good luck and left. (I had a perfect record and never loaded a wrong package before).
     
  6. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:32 AM
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    ShreveportTSS

    ShreveportTSS Huh?

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    LEO.
    I don't fight fair let alone restrained.
     
  7. Sep 8, 2019 at 6:53 AM
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    Black Wolf

    Black Wolf Fluke is #1, everything else is crap

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    I had a friend in Portland, Orygun do that same job for UPS. He stuck with it, moved up to driver, and then supervisor. Worked there for almost 30ys. Several years ago there was a stock split and he got check for close to $300K!
     
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  8. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:03 AM
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    TruckyTruck

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    And replaced with "let me see your receipt, or you are not leaving"
     
  9. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:07 AM
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    ShreveportTSS

    ShreveportTSS Huh?

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    Well shit....there goes my retirement plan.
     
  10. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:08 AM
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    It was great money, even at the grunt level. But I just had a DICK for a supervisor, and that made everything that much worse. I was actually asked to come back with a promotion, but I said no thanks.
     
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  11. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:09 AM
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    Black Wolf Fluke is #1, everything else is crap

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    ....mine too.heh..heh
     
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  12. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:14 AM
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    T-Rex266

    T-Rex266 Jurriscan Staff Member

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  13. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:24 AM
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    I agree. I'm a mod on a Canadian gun forum. No idea why I volunteered...
     
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  14. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:43 AM
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    Grumpy Uncle Pushing string down the hall

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    Worked on a shrimp boat one summer as a kid, never again. Good money, the work and hours sucked.

    Did S.A.R and body recovery, never again.
     
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  15. Sep 8, 2019 at 7:50 AM
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    Jim LE 1301

    Jim LE 1301 Camaro Lover, Super Secret Elite Member # 11

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    And hold a pen/pencil the correct way. Maybe learn to write in script.
     
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  16. Sep 8, 2019 at 8:05 AM
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    15whtrd

    15whtrd Mr. Blonde

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    Yes! I get vertigo just staring at that picture! These guys are sitting there eating their lunch, like it’s nothing.
     
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  17. Sep 8, 2019 at 8:27 AM
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    Mr Badwrench

    Mr Badwrench I don't do stuff real good sometimes.

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    Any job in a cubicle, or one that requires 95% desk time.

    Kindergarten teacher, or any kind of teacher for that matter.

    Being a waiter in a restaurant.

    Customer service.

    Any job that requires daily meetings and constant interaction with other people.

    Being in a management position.

    I hated work throughout my entire career. I never found a job that I enjoyed. I just had to find a job I could tolerate, and that was the best I could hope for.
     
  18. Sep 8, 2019 at 8:30 AM
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    Circuit city, holy smokes you are dating yourself there
     
  19. Sep 8, 2019 at 8:48 AM
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    Hospital cleaner, not only are they are exposed to feces/urine and other nasty bodily fluids every day, some of it has antibiotic resistant bacteria and killer viruses. They clean isolation rooms and when patients die of those diseases. They steam rooms with bed bugs and highly contagious scabies, etc. At least other hospital staff have mixed assignments that change day to day.
     
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  20. Sep 8, 2019 at 9:16 AM
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    Navy Jumper Airborne Paratrooper

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    Food service at 3am on the weekends, dealing with the drunks.
     
  21. Sep 8, 2019 at 9:22 AM
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    I've seen that behaviour at the store. That is a perpetual grouch, imagine navigating through life and always trying to obtain things by being an asshole and complaining. What would happen there is an Apple manager will come up and firmly tell him it's physical damage, give the price for screen replacement, take it or leave it.

    I recently took in an older iMac to be repaired and they put the wrong logic board in it, not the one with the upgraded CPU I originally bought. I had to drive back and we don't have an Apple store in our city, I was already bummed it was a pricey repair. Afterward I felt this shouldn't happen to someone else and called to explain that they should always look up the original bill of sale when replacing parts. I wasn't expecting anything, I was polite, my tone was happy, made jokes and to my surprise the guy said what would you like for your trouble, go on the website. I was confused and said like a phone cable? He goes, headphones, whatever in the accessories section. I didn't need anything and thought, hey, my wife could use some Earpods for her business calls. He says those are excluded but he'll see what he can do. 2 days later, brand new wireless charging Earpods in my mailbox.
     
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  22. Sep 8, 2019 at 9:39 AM
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    I don't know how they sat with the "nadds" they had.
     
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  23. Sep 8, 2019 at 10:08 AM
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    Gotyour6

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    I couldn't be a cop.
    First asshole that abused a woman, kid or animal would get a trial right there.
     
  24. Sep 8, 2019 at 10:49 AM
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    This is awful. He unhooked his safety harness. But he makes around $20k per climb.....


    And of course.....

    9b74acaf8fe6162729f1b37cd56f97a3.jpg
     
  25. Sep 8, 2019 at 11:03 AM
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    jewsNbrews

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    F that!
     
  26. Sep 8, 2019 at 11:07 AM
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    TXRailRoads73

    TXRailRoads73 EL LOCO BANDIDO DEL FERRO CARRIL

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    Installing batteries and wipers for customers that don't know how, there some dumb people out their
     
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  27. Sep 8, 2019 at 11:19 AM
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    As Tim said, Eff that.
    I hope they make a drone that can do that, soon.
     
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  28. Sep 8, 2019 at 11:55 AM
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    20k a climb?!?! that’s crazy.
     
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  29. Sep 8, 2019 at 12:21 PM
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    Veterinarian. Emergency doctor.

    The hours are brutal, cases are almost always referrals from general practice vets that 80% of which, should not be in medicine.

    Highly complex medical cases where the patient can’t talk to you makes it tricky, clients are emotional train wrecks when they just euthanized the family dog/cat and looking for someone to blame. (Never themselves...) Or the sweet old lady who has to put down her dead husbands dog because it has horrible cancer. Sitting alone in a quiet room at midnight grieving for the only memory of her spouse and companion she has left.
    Or the best is when people show up at 3am wanting to euthanize their dog for being too “Barky”.

    All those and more lead to compassion fatigue and rapid burn out.

    Oh! Almost forgot, most vets have $300k+ in school loans and make a fraction of what human Dr’s earn.

    My wife is an ER vet...
     
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  30. Sep 8, 2019 at 12:37 PM
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    Moon Puppy

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    But remember there are those of us who appreciate and are thankful for what you do. :cheers:
     
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