What do you do in your regular life?

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What do you do in your regular life?

#1 Unread post by spiritusnoctem » Sat Apr 16, 2005 11:17 am

Hi, fellow Road Pilots.

In an effort to get to know each other, perhaps we could share what we do outside of riding bikes.

In particular, if you wish to join in, please post three quick things about yourself:



1. What do you do for an occupation?
2. What is the best part of your job?
3. What is the worst part of your job?

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#2 Unread post by spiritusnoctem » Sat Apr 16, 2005 11:20 am

OK. I'll start:

1. Technology Consultant (project manager and facilitator)
2. I absolutely love how high-stimuli and people-centered my work is!
3. Lots of traveling. Ugh.
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#3 Unread post by Itzamna » Sat Apr 16, 2005 11:46 am

1. I'm a welder, and fabricate axle systems for semi trailers.

2. There's always something to do.

3. There's always something to do. lol
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#4 Unread post by pyropig » Sat Apr 16, 2005 12:10 pm

1. BMW Motorcycles Parts consultant (very official sounding eh, lol)

2. I eat sleep and breathe motorcycles all day long, and no one thinks Im crazy for making motorcycle sounds while I work, :lol:

3. Dealing with stupid, angry customers, :x
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#5 Unread post by 9000white » Sat Apr 16, 2005 2:22 pm

diesel and drive line mechanic--class 8 trucks for 44 years.
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#6 Unread post by Scott58 » Sat Apr 16, 2005 3:13 pm

1. I work maintenance in the school system.
2. best part is going home.
3. worst part is going.

only reason I work in the first place is to suport my off time.
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#7 Unread post by Chick » Sat Apr 16, 2005 3:53 pm

1. General Contractor, specialize in Wineries
2. I'm the boss
3. I'm the boss
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#8 Unread post by mustangski » Sat Apr 16, 2005 6:40 pm

US Marine

I love everything about it!!!

Nothing bad.
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#9 Unread post by rnr262 » Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:31 pm

1) Teacher
2) My students, my hours, Spring/Christmas/Summer Break, my students...
3) can't think of any

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#10 Unread post by Toyuzu » Sat Apr 16, 2005 7:57 pm

I build servo-electric hydraulic valves.

It's technically challenging and I love a challenge. Three days off every weekend! :D

No negatives so far.
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#11 Unread post by madmax » Sat Apr 16, 2005 8:16 pm

I'm an autobody tech/ painter (30 years plus)

I like all aspects of my work

There's just too much of it (I'd just like to wo rk a little slower)
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#12 Unread post by fireguzzi » Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:15 pm

1: im a boat and atv (polaris) mechanic.
2: I get paid to do something i enjoy.
3: i get paid too little to do something i enjoy :?
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#13 Unread post by Optimusprime » Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:22 pm

Ok,

I work maintenance at a Christian retreat center.

Best part is Im always doing something different, and my boss like to ride so any one with a motorcycle seems to get extra hour long breaks from time to time :D

I dont know about a worst part, but I do have to spend a whole lot of time not riding.

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#14 Unread post by Sarek » Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:35 pm

1. RN on a med surge floor at a small hospital.

2. I love helping people feel better or at least deal with being sick. :)

3. I hate when people are at the end stage of a disease and only come in to die. I'll never be a hospice nurse. :(

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#15 Unread post by Fropa » Sat Apr 16, 2005 9:54 pm

1. Retired Air Force Weather Forecaster, now Civilian Air Force Weather Forecaster

2. Military camaraderie

3. When the weathers bad it's really busy, when the weathers nice it's really boring (nothing in-between)
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#16 Unread post by Aquaduct » Sat Apr 16, 2005 10:42 pm

1. Advanced Engineering for engine/powertrain division of a heavy duty trick manufacturer (I do diesels).

2. Lab time is like being a kid in a candy store.

3. There's a lot of boring BS that gets in the way of lab time.

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#17 Unread post by spiritusnoctem » Sun Apr 17, 2005 9:54 am

Thanx for the great replies, everyone! Let's keep it going:

1. What do you do as your primary occupation?
2. What is the best part of your work?
3. What is the worst part of your work?
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#18 Unread post by Kal » Sun Apr 17, 2005 4:32 pm

1) I temp - you name it, I do it. Especially in an office.

2) Being able to walk out of a contract into another contract if you dont like whats going on

3) Temps tend to get the worst tasks, the worst pay, inferior training and the blame when anything goes wrong.
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#19 Unread post by houk » Sun Apr 17, 2005 10:18 pm

1. Commercial upholstery (truck fleets, hospitals, etc.)
20 years as a toolmaker before that

2. I'm the boss

3. I'm the boss

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#20 Unread post by pinger05 » Sun Apr 17, 2005 11:49 pm

1) Seargent in the Air force. My main job is Information Protection and Network Security.

2) I like catching kiddy popcorn surfers and put them behind bars - come to think of it that rule should apply to all popcorn surfers. Another great thing is the 9 hours per week I am allowed to go to the gym on company time.

3) Paperwork after catching someone.:frusty: Darn fair trials - I caught them, therefore they are guilty and need to go away (just kidding). I do hate the paperwork though. :bash:
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