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Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#22 Feb 9, 2013
IrishMN/liberal wrote-

We all need to have one or two "dark" experiences like that to make us well rounded people, don't we?
I thought I wanted to do "real man's work" once and went to work during my college years in a foundry, on the 3rd shift, doing a similar task - and I it because of the macho image, plus it paid about 17 cents an hour more than my job in the grocery business.
The first night was one of those steamy summer nights where it goes down to about 92 degrees, with 90% humidity. Inside the plant it had to be at least 120 degrees with the furnaces running.
I lasted until the first break, then said I was going out for a smoke & ran like hell to get away. I was too embarrassed to even go pick up my check for the 2 hours and 15 minutes I was on the payroll.
All I knew after that night was that I had a lot more respect for anyone that could handle a job like that than I did prior to that fateful evening.
Amused Slew

Green Bay, WI

#23 Feb 9, 2013
Amused Slew wrote:
IrishMN/liberal wrote-
We all need to have one or two "dark" experiences like that to make us well rounded people, don't we?
I thought I wanted to do "real man's work" once and went to work during my college years in a foundry, on the 3rd shift, doing a similar task - and I it because of the macho image, plus it paid about 17 cents an hour more than my job in the grocery business.
The first night was one of those steamy summer nights where it goes down to about 92 degrees, with 90% humidity. Inside the plant it had to be at least 120 degrees with the furnaces running.
I lasted until the first break, then said I was going out for a smoke & ran like hell to get away. I was too embarrassed to even go pick up my check for the 2 hours and 15 minutes I was on the payroll.
All I knew after that night was that I had a lot more respect for anyone that could handle a job like that than I did prior to that fateful evening.
Where is the link to this comment? Loser!
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#24 Feb 9, 2013
IrishMN/liberal wrote-
We all need to have one or two "dark" experiences like that to make us well rounded people, don't we?
I thought I wanted to do "real man's work" once and went to work during my college years in a foundry, on the 3rd shift, doing a similar task - and I it because of the macho image, plus it paid about 17 cents an hour more than my job in the grocery business.
The first night was one of those steamy summer nights where it goes down to about 92 degrees, with 90% humidity. Inside the plant it had to be at least 120 degrees with the furnaces running.
I lasted until the first break, then said I was going out for a smoke & ran like hell to get away. I was too embarrassed to even go pick up my check for the 2 hours and 15 minutes I was on the payroll.
All I knew after that night was that I had a lot more respect for anyone that could handle a job like that than I did prior to that fateful evening.
Arch Stanton

Saint Paul, MN

#25 Feb 10, 2013
Amused Slew wrote:
Sic semper tyrannis is a Latin phrase meaning "thus always to tyrants".
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Credat Judaeus Apella non ego!
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#26 Feb 10, 2013
Poor troll....
Arch Stanton

Saint Paul, MN

#27 Feb 10, 2013
Amused Slew wrote:
Poor troll....
Hoc, Venientes a vico morionem
Amused Slew

Seattle, WA

#28 Feb 10, 2013
Poor troll.... If you write it, it's pointless.

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