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    Best Jobs you ever had?

    Also what is the biggest truck you or vehicle you have driven legally :P

    For me tow truck driving, when I was poor as hell living alone in a shitty studio apartment, spent my last bit of scratch got a CDL in late teens early 20's




    Long as fuck hours brutal cold, was our best season 10 hour days, swing shifts 6 days a week, but lots of exercise and interesting stories of how people would tell you they parked their cars into interesting items.

    What are some of the best jobs you ever had?

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    biggest truck... 7.5 metric ton semi:


    Best job? Concert/Tour manager
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wildtree View Post
    biggest truck... 7.5 metric ton semi:


    Best job? Concert/Tour manager
    HAHAHA Wildtree!

    You drove that?

    Any short cool experiences you could share without giving up too much personal information on yourself?

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    Software developer in an e-mail backend.

    Best job I had so far, I was coding in C, which is my favorite programming language and the challenge was huge (we processed 2 billion e-mails per month). I learned a lot about linux, high performance, networks and multi-threaded application. Also, at a point a really good friend from college joined the team and we worked really well together.

    Unfortunately C has a very limited market (unless you live in the US), so I had to move for other languages and eventually from low level backend servers.
    I may not be an overachiever, but my Druid is richer than half of Venezuela.

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    Yep did plenty of this, hope people drive safely

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    The largest vehicle I have driven. But you can still use the normal driver's license for it, at least here in Sweden.

    The best job I've had is the current one where I'm mining cryprocurrency while doing nothing
    Earnings vary from $500/month to $1500/month which isn't much, but I also have a full time job so when it all stacks up it's not bad at all.

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    Best Jobs:
    Canyoneering Guide, got paid to hike and rappel down canyons. Kinda stressful having to constantly mind clients who overrated their abilities.
    Product Designer, get paid to draw concepts all day. Stressful having to mind clients that overestimate their artistic input.
    College Lecturer, most emotionally rewarding job by far. Dealing with departmental politics is a drag. The pending tuition apocalypse is starting to freak people out.

    As a fabricator I got to drive around a 54ton front loading forklift. Basically a truck that carries other trucks in its arms.

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    Best Job: My current one Locomotive Engineer. Which means the biggest vehicle I've ever driven is this:



    However as I don't really do the distance hauling I did in the beginning I'm delegated to a switch engine these days:

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slacker76 View Post
    Best Jobs:
    Canyoneering Guide, got paid to hike and rappel down canyons. Kinda stressful having to constantly mind clients who overrated their abilities.
    Product Designer, get paid to draw concepts all day. Stressful having to mind clients that overestimate their artistic input.
    College Lecturer, most emotionally rewarding job by far. Dealing with departmental politics is a drag. The pending tuition apocalypse is starting to freak people out.

    As a fabricator I got to drive around a 54ton front loading forklift. Basically a truck that carries other trucks in its arms.
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    Hahaha damn, sorry that look fun, that kid in me goes OHH YEAH!

    Canyoneering seems like a fun job especially if you are young and want to meet girls

    As for Product Designers, that seems like a soul crushing job, because I would imagine it's like you figure it out in your brain take the time and some boob tells you their terrible idea lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain N View Post
    Best Job: My current one Locomotive Engineer. Which means the biggest vehicle I've ever driven is this:

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    However as I don't really do the distance hauling I did in the beginning I'm delegated to a switch engine these days:

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    Locomotive seems cool, but not if you have to check all the box cars.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mall Security View Post
    Locomotive seems cool, but not if you have to check all the box cars.
    I'm responsible for the engines. The Conductor is responsible for the rest of the train. Nobody really checks the box cars though -- all the information about the cars are usually listed on the train list or wheel.
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    Only ever really had the one job, at different companies. Eh, it's okay.
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    Best job I've ever had is my current job: Electrician.

    I drive these around pretty frequently:



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    Biggest vehicle I ever drove was a 77 passenger school bus that my brother and I converted into an RV.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mall Security View Post
    Also what is the biggest truck you or vehicle you have driven legally :P
    Does an El Camino count as a truck? I had to drive a drunk co-worker home from a party in his El Camino once...

    The Socratic Method is alive and well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mall Security View Post
    Also what is the biggest truck you or vehicle you have driven legally :P

    For me tow truck driving, when I was poor as hell living alone in a shitty studio apartment, spent my last bit of scratch got a CDL in late teens early 20's




    Long as fuck hours brutal cold, was our best season 10 hour days, swing shifts 6 days a week, but lots of exercise and interesting stories of how people would tell you they parked their cars into interesting items.

    What are some of the best jobs you ever had?
    Best job I ever had was at a place that built trucks... I loved it because most of us was young engineers and it was very co-ed, I made a lot of friends and I have an awesome boss.

    Best low paying job I loved was at a VHS rental store, if you exclude my co-workers, they where sexist women. My first day one said "Oh you're a guy, guys don't last long we make sure of that" Most of the time I worked alone, those we're the best days I could watch movies and talk movies with customers.



    Biggest Truck I have ever driven was a 26' Uhaul. Drove a bus once but I think the Uhaul is bigger, definitely had a lot more weight I had that puppy full.
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