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Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by rustypipes, Sep 28, 2005.

  1. 58ducknut
    Joined: Feb 18, 2010
    Posts: 111

    58ducknut
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    from ohio

    Wildlife artist , I carve duck decoys . I turned my hobby into a full time job . LS1068 Cont Decoy champ copy.jpg
     
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  2. woodbutcher
    Joined: Apr 25, 2012
    Posts: 3,119

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    :D:eek: Hi 58ducknut.That is outstanding.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
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  3. To quote an old line, "eastbound and down, loaded up and truckin..."


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  4. Retired Safe cracker.
     
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  5. Jeremy Jalopies
    Joined: Jul 28, 2014
    Posts: 142

    Jeremy Jalopies
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    I work in advertising and photography
     
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  6. JimSibley
    Joined: Jan 21, 2004
    Posts: 3,105

    JimSibley
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    As my profile says, I am a professional dumbass! Or you can call me the head clown at deer park auto body.
     
  7. I've wore many hat's from pushing a broom to running my own business,today I am Retired and play delivery boy when Brenda needs me at her Flower Shop. HRP
     
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  8. Retired Master Chief MK USCG.
    6 years at Wartsila as a propulsion systems superintendent now I work for Timken as a Philly Gear tech rep
     
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  9. Thank you for your service sir


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  10. gimpyshotrods
    Joined: May 20, 2009
    Posts: 16,252

    gimpyshotrods
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    Well, nothing now.

    My last contract ran out, and was not renewed. Nobody is returning my calls, or responding to my emails.

    I may have been put into early retirement.:eek:
     
  11. 28 ponti
    Joined: Jun 25, 2006
    Posts: 40

    28 ponti
    Member

    I'm an artist and medallic sculptor. I make images for collector coins.
     

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  12. porknbeaner
    Joined: Sep 12, 2003
    Posts: 41,140

    porknbeaner
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    Just a quick note I am giving up my current job to become a pimp. :D :D :D
     
  13. Cool job. That looks incredible!


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  14. Fedcospeed
    Joined: Aug 17, 2008
    Posts: 2,011

    Fedcospeed
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    I am not going through all 40 something pages to see if I already replied. So........

    Was a welder fabricator and millwright for 25 years. Now i only do it for enjoyment and artwork. 2A water treatment plant operator for 14 years for the town now. 11 years to go and i am DONE. Send me my checks and i will do what I WANT then.
    If i could do artwork and make money at it, Id never work another day in my life. I love it!!!
     
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  15. I can do structural, but in terms of artistic talent, I can't draw a ring around a bathtub.
     
  16. Dick Stevens
    Joined: Aug 7, 2012
    Posts: 2,617

    Dick Stevens
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    Retired after working plant maintenance for 25 years, being the team leader for the last 14 years. Included maintenance on CNC machines, overhead cranes, welding equipment, press brakes, shears, and 60 foot long foam press for foaming reefer side walls and roofs as well as doing machine work on lathe and vertical mill and building fixtures of all sorts. That includes working with 480V 3PH, hydraulics, and mechanical of all machines and electrical control systems. Jack of all trades and master of none, I guess
     
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  17. anthony myrick
    Joined: Sep 4, 2009
    Posts: 4,578

    anthony myrick
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    from al

  18. Joe Blow
    Joined: Oct 29, 2016
    Posts: 29

    Joe Blow
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    Retired early from a utility company, now on an alpine Search & Rescue team.
     
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  19. I own my own business. I'd say my job title is Administration, Accounting, Maintenance, Human Resources, Janitorial, Reception, Marketing, Graphic design, Web Development, and Chief of Security. Now if only I could get paid for it.
     
  20. idtoy
    Joined: Mar 26, 2008
    Posts: 16

    idtoy
    Member
    from idaho

    Selling automation for high volume precision manufacturing. Being doing one thing or another in technology for 30 yrs


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  21. brasscarguy
    Joined: Jun 12, 2010
    Posts: 169

    brasscarguy
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    from seattle

    Lets see, got married to a younger woman that loves to work. I gave her my Subaru Service Center. she has quadrupled the business plus opened more service centers. Now this is the very best part. I was put out to pasture. My job is to keep all of our toys up and at the ready so whenever she wants to drive one of her loud and fast toys(Shelby Cobra, Corvette, super charged Mercedes, 348 Ferrari spyder)just to mention a few, they are all full of gas ready to go.

    Now the final piece of the equation, I get a pay check every week not for what I did but to stay away from the business for another week. They really don't want me hanging around screwing things up..

    just sayin'

    brasscarguy
     
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  22. Was getting paid for body fluids, you know blood , sperm , and the ocassional piss for the clinic attendees
    BUT now I"m running a meth lab outta my trailer.

    Oldmics
     
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  23. blowby
    Joined: Dec 27, 2012
    Posts: 5,980

    blowby
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    from Nicasio Ca

    :)

    A man owned a small ranch in Montana. The Montana Work Force Department claimed he was not paying proper wages to his help and sent an agent out to interview him.

    "I need a list of your employees and how much you pay them," demanded the agent when he arrived.

    "Well," replied the farmer, "there's my farm hand who's been with me for 3 years. I pay him $200 a week plus free room and board. The cook has been here for 18 months, and I pay her $150 per week plus free room and board. Then there's the half-wit. He works about 18 hours every day and does about 90% of all the work around here. He makes about $10 per week, pays his own room and board, and I buy him a bottle of bourbon every Saturday night. He also sleeps with my wife occasionally."

    "That's the guy I want to talk to, the half-wit," says the agent.

    "You're talking to him right now, Sir," replied the rancher
     
  24. woodbutcher
    Joined: Apr 25, 2012
    Posts: 3,119

    woodbutcher
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    :D Hi blowby.That`s about par for the course for a small business owner.That`s an oldie but a goodie,and ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh so true.
    Good luck.Have fun.Be safe.
    Leo
     
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  25. That was great, I didn't know where you were going w/it, guess that makes me a half-wit as well?
     
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  26. theHIGHLANDER
    Joined: Jun 3, 2005
    Posts: 7,779

    theHIGHLANDER
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    I'm a stuntman for the adult film industry. Between gigs I restore Packards and other heavy American classics. Seems to be more restoration lately, which some call professional screwing as well. Go figure...
     
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  27. Oilguy
    Joined: Jun 28, 2011
    Posts: 344

    Oilguy
    Member

    Don't do squat for work anymore. Retired from 40 years industrial hydraulics and pneumatics. Designed drives for steel mills, food processing, paper mills, sawmills, etc. Retired from Motion Industries four years ago and have devoted my life to my cars and other hobbies. Life is good.
    Family is fun. Wish I could have dropped out earlier.
     
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  28. I think you made it Oilguy!
     
  29. Lately, everbody elses job.
     
  30. Dan in Pasadena
    Joined: Sep 11, 2009
    Posts: 840

    Dan in Pasadena
    Member

    About to retire in December from Metro in Los Angeles after 26 years. I'm the design and construction Quality Manager on one of the current lightrail projects.
     
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