What do y'all do for a living?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by midrange, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. drdoom8793

    drdoom8793 THAT guy at Chick-fil-A

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    I've been here for a year and a half. 6 months on contract and 1 years FTE. Can't complain.
     
  2. WiredGuitarist

    WiredGuitarist Authorized PRS dealer
    Authorized PRS Dealer

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    I own a few different companies. I guess I'm sort of a venture capitalist. We own a guitar store attached to a large online community, a men's hair product company, local cafe/bakery, and an AI thing. www.momentumventures.org :)
     
  3. BMiller

    BMiller New Member

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    I went to school to become a LEO, joined the Army for the points (ended up Signal due to an FCC license or 3) and destroyed one of my knees so bad that I couldn't pass a PT test. My youngest sister followed in my footsteps, minus the military, and is an incredible young woman and LEO (BTW, don't mess with 5' 5" 130lb woman who carries a 1911 Commander frame as a side arm!). I spent many years in jails and prisons making all the intercoms, cameras, doors, etc integrate and work. If a CO can open a door via a touch screen on a computer, odds are it was mine. Unless it didn't work....then it was the competitors!

    But as I tell my sister and all of my LEO friends (just had a bunch over last night....small but BIG party....cops were called on us....more cops came over to eat and drink) - Thank you for everything that you do...especially during these trying times. It is a scary time but rest assured that the majority of Americans have your back! It might be a silent majority right now but the grumbling is now becoming coherent and intelligible. I pray for you men and women out there. Thank you for what you do and stay safe out there!
     
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  4. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    Really appreciate the kind words!
     
  5. Lee B.

    Lee B. I stitch my wings and pull the strings.

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    I work for the City of Seattle's employee retirement plan. Pretty mundane desk jockeying most of the time, but it gets interesting at times after local elections. ;-)
     
  6. EEGMan

    EEGMan New Member

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    Im a cognitive neuroscientist and a biostatistician.At work I bounce infrared light off your cornea, capture the reflection off your pupil, do some quick calculations and then I know where you are looking and can play your eye gaze track back superimposed over what ever you were looking at in my lab. So I use that equipment to understand how concussions or neurological illness affects attention, or test web pages for usability. I teach pre-med courses in basic neurology, biostat and also a course in human sexuality but my wife can tell you, Im not an expert in the last topic ;-)
     
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  7. Kazz

    Kazz Kaptain Kazz of the Triple Sickle Alliance

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    I've done a lot of things in the past (mostly on computers), but these days I'm focused on making films. I'm a director, but I'm also an editor, writer, producer, I do some music for my films at least, etc.

    I thought everyone here was supposed to be a doctor or lawyer though!? ;) Judging by this thread, only a small percentage of us seem to be in those professions.
     
  8. GuitarMan

    GuitarMan New Member

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    I am a software developer, but I had a passion for guitar since I was like 2-3 years old :D Since I had logical and analytical mind too and I liked abstractions I went into computer science field, but playing is one of the biggest parts of my life :)
     
  9. Vertigo

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    I'm the sole operator of Vertigo Cycles and make one-off titanium bicycle frames.

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  10. Robert Carr

    Robert Carr Why can't I take my guitar everywhere??

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    I work in IT for a well known University. No, I can't get basketball tickets, cheap - not even for myself. :(
     
  11. toothace

    toothace We've got, you know, armadillos in our trousers.

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    You need to find a student not using their tickets(if your University does that)...I know at UCONN most students sell theirs...;)
     
  12. LSchefman

    LSchefman Hears Tones

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    Pretty fookin' cool!
     
  13. Maertl513

    Maertl513 Sherlock 513

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    Year, titanium as a color for PRS...
     
  14. veinbuster

    veinbuster Freeze zone

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    Love it!
     
  15. ]-[@n$0Ma☩!©

    ]-[@n$0Ma☩!© Der Hans der kann's

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    Nice welds, bud. That's as nice as any Lynskey frame I've seen.
     
  16. james

    james Administrator
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    i know your bikes! welcome!
     
  17. Vertigo

    Vertigo New Member

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    Thanks! I'm from MD and to be perfectly honest, is one of the reasons I bought another PRS. It's something to remind me of home. I hope we'll be moving our family back out there sometime soon.
     
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  18. CVS

    CVS Not so new member

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    I am recently retired - In my former life was involved with strategic planning, business development, six sigma, lean manufacturing, and finance (I guess you could say jack of all trades - master of none)
     
  19. strat63

    strat63 New Member

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    You wouldn't know from the poor construction of my posts but I work in marketing. I frequently design and write copy for advertisements. Some of you have probably seen my work.
     
  20. tiboy

    tiboy New Member

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    I wish I had known. We cycled from Christ Church to Queenstown this past February.
     
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