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Old 03-02-2007, 01:08 AM   #1
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Default ever wake up one day and realize that your job has completely consumed your life?

as I'm driving home from my 12 hour day, working on my cell phone I sort of realized this.

some day I'll explain what I do when you're bored. It's a long an uninteresting story.
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Let it all out, Philip. We're here for you.

I'm still a full-time student, so I can't exactly relate.
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I'm a teacher. I have no free time.
you work from 7 to 4 and only 8 months a year
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you work from 7 to 4 and only 8 months a year
Teachers work a lot longer hours than 7-4... that's just when they have students in the room. My mom rarely spends less than 12-14 hours a day on her school stuff, between 8 hours of class, lesson plans, grading, writing assignments for the students, etc. She comes home and spends 4 or more hours everyday getting ready for the following day.

I just started a new job 2 months ago... It can control my life, it's better than the wife doing it. At least work requires me to play with grease and tools instead of wallpaper and paint.
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Teachers work a lot longer hours than 7-4... that's just when they have students in the room. My mom rarely spends less than 12-14 hours a day on her school stuff, between 8 hours of class, lesson plans, grading, writing assignments for the students, etc. She comes home and spends 4 or more hours everyday getting ready for the following day.

I just started a new job 2 months ago... It can control my life, it's better than the wife doing it. At least work requires me to play with grease and tools instead of wallpaper and paint.
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Old 03-02-2007, 10:50 PM   #6
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guy in an office downstairs had a heart attak.

lucky SOB. Of all the places to have on this is a good one.
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guy in an office downstairs had a heart attak.

lucky SOB. Of all the places to have on this is a good one.
Workmans' comp for the family
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Workmans' comp for the family
no its called CCU nurse less than 200' away.
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oh, we make money hand over fist, that's not the problem. Hell we did almost 2.5 mil gross last month, not bad for a company of what, less than 150 employees?

I'm salary, so no OT for me. But it's only salary when it best benefits the company, ie if I miss an hour I get to make it up but if I stay an extra hour to work I don't get paid. Lovely.

Also switched vacation "plans" and I LOST the 2 weeks of vaca I had stored up as of dec 31. Jan 1 I went back to zero, lovely.

that's not even the worst of it, lol
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you work from 7 to 4 and only 8 months a year
nope you are a teacher 24hours a day 7 days a week. You are always grading, or planning.
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Clean your resume up and post it on Monster. Don't even think about why you can't leave your current job just blindly post it.
I make too much and work in a very specialized field.
I'd have to take such a cut I wonder if it would be worth it you know?
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Philip,

Don't sell yourself too short. You have a job so you can be picky - and (based on your earlier post) there are hospitals all over the place. The bitch is, are there any more where you want to live?

I still work hard, but we've buried too many friends and family too young to let any job own my *** again
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Philip,

Don't sell yourself too short. You have a job so you can be picky - and (based on your earlier post) there are hospitals all over the place. The bitch is, are there any more where you want to live?

I still work hard, but we've buried too many friends and family too young to let any job own my *** again
oh god no, I don't work at a hospital.
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I make too much and work in a very specialized field.
I'd have to take such a cut I wonder if it would be worth it you know?


There will be a point that you hit, and hopefully before you die, in which you will determine that your life and enjoyment of life is worth more than having X amount of money in your bank account.

You need to value your free time and happiness.



"the things you own end up owning you" - fight club
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man I've had it with this ******* place. Time for a new job and probably a pay cut, but this **** is just not worth it anymore.

I can't work with amateurs and bosses I don't respect anymore or I'm going to /myself.
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I hear there's money in the sticker business.
not around a bunch of cheap jew ***** like we got.

******* paying in canadian and ****.
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Convert this sorry *** place into a pay for **** type deal, and retire. Oh ya, and stickers.
there's a guy on another forum I read that is a couple years older than I am, sold a **** site and retired a multi millionaire
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Just got to find the right niche market. A sick fetish that isn't illegal. A guy I know who lives in Bermuda had some money into some online Russian brothel, seem to be a good investment
if I had the scratch I'd knock off bangbus.com and start bangplane.com

pick up ho
bang ho in air
leave ho in random city
fly away

it's a great hook
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Nice! Start looking for investors ... not here though, we're all cheap bastards.
don't have any talent, without the talent you got ****.
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don't have any talent, without the talent you got ****.
Tell that to every boy band in existance. Marketing will over come lack of talent everytime.
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