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07 Jan 2013 5:08 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

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Robert66607 Jan 2013 3:53 p.m. PST

Soon as you ask someone what they do for a living you pigeon hole them.

redmist112207 Jan 2013 3:53 p.m. PST

Military Police Evaluator for last 8 years, before that Military Policeman for 21 years in Air Force…before that…a surf punk!


Lee Brilleaux Fezian07 Jan 2013 3:54 p.m. PST

I have many entertaining ways of making hardly any money.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 3:57 p.m. PST

Full time dad, part time retailer:

MrMerkava Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:00 p.m. PST

whats wrong with a nice pigeon hole once in a while?
pigeons need good homes too

wow, some really fascinating careers here

I am very glad I asked the question

thanks for all the replies

coopman07 Jan 2013 4:02 p.m. PST

Naval architect

Madzerker07 Jan 2013 4:05 p.m. PST

I own and operate produce markets

Personal logo Mardaddy Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 4:12 p.m. PST

Retired USMC, currently Shipping Department Head.

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 4:13 p.m. PST


Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 4:21 p.m. PST

I work in shipping, import/export.

xtrema01 Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:30 p.m. PST

Engineer, build and fix bridges for the government.

Cattle Dog07 Jan 2013 4:34 p.m. PST

Ex soldier, horticulture, now Rehabilitation / Revegetation / Nursery Supervisor for a mine

belasirius07 Jan 2013 4:35 p.m. PST

Industrial Engineer for a large Agricultural Company

Monkey Hanger Fezian07 Jan 2013 4:38 p.m. PST

Qualified nurse – Cardiology specialist now


GarrisonMiniatures Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:38 p.m. PST

Semi retired teacher, teaching kids who aren't being taught within a school for whatever reason.

79thPA Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 4:38 p.m. PST

Police officer.

vojvoda Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:40 p.m. PST

Now? Veterans advocate, working on turning a grant position into a full time position. Before that Railroad, Security consultant, US Army 26 years. I have technically been retired almost 10 years this summer.

James Mattes

ming31 Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:42 p.m. PST

Auto damage appraiser .

cfielitz07 Jan 2013 4:49 p.m. PST

College biology professor/vertebrate paleontologist.

14Bore07 Jan 2013 4:57 p.m. PST


Chocolate Fezian Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:58 p.m. PST

Building Surveyor, Joiner before that.
Prefered the joinery.

pzivh43 Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 4:58 p.m. PST

Emergency manager now. US Coast Guard 30+ years before that. Semper Paratus!!

damian Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:02 p.m. PST

Bad things to bad people

William Warner Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:02 p.m. PST

Retired museum curator (exhibits). Currently at my wife's beck and call.

Personal logo DColtman Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:07 p.m. PST

university professor in biology

Legion 407 Jan 2013 5:09 p.m. PST

It's classified …

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian07 Jan 2013 5:09 p.m. PST


Katzbalger Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:10 p.m. PST

Land development regulations and highway planning and training folks to do those things for a state DOT.


GatorDave Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:11 p.m. PST

Banker for 27 years now.

Personal logo Dances with Clydesdales Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:14 p.m. PST

Cemetery Maintenance.

ashill2 Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:20 p.m. PST

Retired now. Previously, worked over 37 years for UK Ministry of Defence doing: aircraft tasking, computer programming, industrial management, naval manpower statistics, financial management, secretariat, facilities management.

Doug MSC Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:21 p.m. PST

First a Chicago Street Gang Leader, then a large well known Motorcycle gang Leader, now a assistant Minister in an Assemblies of God Church in CA plus running Miniature Service Center. All true, honest!

MrMerkava Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:23 p.m. PST

lol, sorry about posting this in a more selective region of the fora

still, glad I posted it
some really fascinating jobs here
makes you wonder
how so many diverse kinds of mentalities can agree on the simple act of destroying the other guy's toys

Personal logo Toy Soldier Green Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:27 p.m. PST

Corporate Instructor.

TGerritsen Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:28 p.m. PST

Video Game Producer/Designer

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian07 Jan 2013 5:33 p.m. PST

University professor, Grandfather.

Bob Hume07 Jan 2013 5:39 p.m. PST

Retired Police Officer, currently supervisor for a security company contracted to Homeland Security.

Personal logo MrHarold Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:40 p.m. PST

po-lice…. nice to see tmp has its own blue line grin

Personal logo Chuckaroobob Supporting Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:42 p.m. PST


MrMerkava Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:43 p.m. PST

guess I better not smoke any of my own terrain around here

Royal Air Force07 Jan 2013 5:44 p.m. PST

Software Engineer

doug redshirt07 Jan 2013 5:45 p.m. PST

Retired USAF and now some hospital pays me a lot more for doing the same job, can you believe it. Oh I do sonography. If you ever want to hear stories about where your medical dollars go to, just ask.

GR C17 Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:55 p.m. PST

I'm currently between jobs at the moment, our largest customer did'nt sign that big order. Such is the world of big trucks. I'm looking for a new path to fame and fortune, or just a good job.

Altius Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:56 p.m. PST

Software Consultant. A really sweet deal.

Personal logo Der Alte Fritz Sponsoring Member of TMP07 Jan 2013 5:56 p.m. PST

I'm a mere cog in The Machine, Alas.

Macunaima Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 5:57 p.m. PST

University professor in anthropology.

Jamesonsafari07 Jan 2013 6:04 p.m. PST

Most of the time I look after the Dairy department at a small grocery store.
Officer in the Reserves supervising young cadets.
Try to sell some toy soldiers on this interwebby thing
Sell my hobby painting time for money.

DeHewes07 Jan 2013 6:04 p.m. PST

Teacher, high school and community college

skinkmasterreturns07 Jan 2013 6:05 p.m. PST

At least nobodies claiming to be a 3rd World dictator or head of a drug cartel,at least not yet….

Malbrook07 Jan 2013 6:06 p.m. PST

I'm a Rocket Scientist, but my job title is Senior Test Engineer.

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