The Jobs Of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations

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Decider: vasudeva

vasudeva

Your job is next on the list.

  • Acidburn
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Find a job that is not fixed by a computer than

  • BeachGoat
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Any of my jobs...welding, painting, plumbing, deck repair, etc....

Whadaya talking about?

I know plenty of people who make their entire living from any single one of those occupations, save for deck repair...but even at that, I know plenty of guys who make a good living as roofers, framers, and carpenters.

Those skills aren't going anywhere anytime soon, except perhaps welding. It is a rare and skillful human that can weld as precisely and consistently as a machine. Even so, machines are only good for repetitive, mass-production welding tasks...custom welding will probably still be in demand 100 years from now.

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BeachGoat
That whole peyote church thing I did in 76 could have ended up just like Manson...good thing that old woman came up and name me "meep" (Snake meep), so I left with a picking crew, and ended up swimming with nubiles & sharks in Corpus Crispy
LOki
You sure were lucky little fellah, so very lucky.
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Reminds me how lucky I was not to listen to Jim Jones back in '78
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No biggie... enjoyed the link.
LOki
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LOki
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LOki
http://www.nranews.com/commentators/video/commentators-episode-78-everyone-gets-a-gun-with-billy-johnson
LOki
for BigD
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Get well, Goat. Take some super-goat juice and aspirin.
BigDinWaun+
Get well, Goat. Take some super-goat juice and aspirin.
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BeachGoat
Dang it, after a week, I guess I'll have to submit to the hospital; I am actually broken. Ribs are meepered up.
Pepper
I don't mean YOU! You guys are cool, but life is meep-meeping me and I'm not dealing with it very well.
Pepper
Do you ever have one of those days where you just want to die and say "meep you" Well, it's one of those.
spankerchi+
...for the bread-winning type Goat labors 'n such.
spankerchi+
Okay. I heard that he was okay. Just checking to see if he was still mobile.
Pepper
Spanky, the cruiser got a dented basket, but Goat kind of straightened it. I'm more worried about him. meeping yikes.
Pepper
Looks like this is shaping up to be an interesting day. All I want to do is sleep.
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http://i.imgur.com/BQkPMhc.jpg
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spankerchi+
How's le bike?
BeachGoat
I am a bit bunged up today, but will live. I've been injured before, no doubt it will happen again.
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HOBO
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HOBO
Which one of you meepers ran down beachgoat with your car while he was rifing his bike? meeps!
LOki
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spankerchi+
on Those Times: Also: meep.
BeachGoat
Beach Day with Grandcritter. Nothing better.
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on Those Times: Actually no. I+
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sunny77
yup
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JOURNAL: Those Times
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Mofo
amazed this place is still around
spankerchi+
But seriously: How do you hide an erection in these things?
spankerchi+
Bought some boxers a few days ago. Being a life-long briefs guy, I was forced to make the change after discovering what horrors the elastic in the leg wreak on my tender white nethers while riding more than an hour or two.
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