The Jobs Of Yesteryear: Obsolete Occupations

Pinsetter, anyone?

Decider: vasudeva

vasudeva

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  • 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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watch your verbiage. That meep'll go right to their heads.
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Next up: Driving a speedboat on the freeway
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I'm told that dirtbike forks have this magical property called "travel".
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Knees and ankles hurt, but nothin' a cool pimp stick won't fix.
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Well, I never laid it down, anyway.
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I remembered the bit about slowing down and not leaning...then dipmeep started pulling ahead and...
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As long as your legs are OK, forks can be replaced. Did my comments on dirt riding help?
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Also: I need new forks.
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But HOLY meep it was fun trying.
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Today I learned that a cruiser can NOT in fact keep up with a dirt bike on a dirt road.
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Read them in order or they'll be even less coherent.
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