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Old 12-25-2010, 09:22 PM   #16
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Old 12-25-2010, 09:53 PM   #17
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Old 12-26-2010, 12:17 AM   #18
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Post graduate student that studying computer measurement and control...
 
Old 12-26-2010, 12:34 AM   #19
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I just finished an Engineering degree in robotics, looking for work now Slackware worked at treat as my university workstation, running simulations and writing my thesis in Vim+Latex.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 12:42 AM   #20
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I get a lot of flack for my job so I won't exactly spell it out for everyone. But I am sure you can figure it out. I still remember the look on my wife's face when I told her what I would be doing.

Me: So I got I new job today. But you aren't going to like it.
Her: You got a new job what, what's not to like?
Me: I will be designing *adult educational* websites.
Her: * disappointed look on her face* Oh...
 
Old 12-26-2010, 12:55 AM   #21
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Physicist. By education.

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Old 12-26-2010, 01:08 AM   #22
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I'm a friction saw operator at an investment castings foundry.
Still have all my fingers (so far).
 
Old 12-26-2010, 01:47 AM   #23
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unix sysadm (and, now occasionally, BOFH) at the datacenter of a local University.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 02:17 AM   #24
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Part owner (1/3) of small IT company, mainly serving financial companies (equities etc). Work mainly on Solaris and Sybase, most development done with Python, SQL and a smidgeon of C. Slackware preps you nicely for Solaris work.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 02:59 AM   #25
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I'm just a college student who just barely switched majors to comp sci.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:36 AM   #26
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I breed captive pandas, my specialty being artificial stimulation.
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:54 AM   #27
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What exactly is this *occupation* stuff yer all on about?




For the record, and in no particular order- security guard, truck driver, metallurgist, cab driver, machinist, advertising copywriter & account executive, business owner (multi-national franchise, I owned 4 centres over a 12 year period), office administrator, retail business manager, cook.

I'm currently 53, and trying to decide what-to-reinvent-myself-as for the stretch drive to permanent retirement....

cheers,
 
Old 12-26-2010, 03:54 AM   #28
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...double entry? je ne sais quoi...

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Old 12-26-2010, 04:29 AM   #29
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Old 12-26-2010, 04:42 AM   #30
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Started using Slackware long before I started working.
 
  


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