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They're Dirty Jobs But Someone Has To Do Them

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Many people complain about their jobs on a regular basis - but, remember, it could be worse - far worse. While the hands-dirty role of central bank head or SEC chair are taken, the following infographic highlights jobs and salaries that really resonate with the phrase "there are dirty jobs but somebody’s got to do it." From garbage collector to crime scene cleanup technician and from proctologists to parents -- which stomach-turning jobs will have you running for the shower the minute you get home?

 

They're Dirty Jobs
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Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:35 | 3012116 francis_sawyer
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Done Dirt Cheap bitchez...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:38 | 3012123 Stackers
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what a crappy job.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:43 | 3012143 hedgeless_horseman
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Barney Frank's interns.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:46 | 3012160 francis_sawyer
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Fluffers...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:58 | 3012189 idea_hamster
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...for Lloyd Blankfein:

Salary:  $400,000 plus housing at well-appointed D.C. address.

You'll be hired for a 4-year trial period, with a possible 4-year extension.  One opening, interviewing now for 2016.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:47 | 3012681 smlbizman
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hamster, you will be wishing for lloyd the terrible after  they stick marty owe' malley in there....when this pos groomed commy gets the nod, a narcissistic facist wont seem so bad...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:00 | 3012202 AldousHuxley
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there are physically dirty jobs, but also mentally dirty jobs that can mess you up psychologically...

 

politicians/lawyers...have to lie for others....all the time

police.....have to beat people

military.....have to kill people

bankers.....20hrs a day of boring excel monkey work that a high school kid can do and ripoff grandma's pension.

government workers.....boredom and senseless red tape like filling out paperwork all day for some shit you can automate in iPhone

 

 

 

 

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:08 | 3012216 idea_hamster
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To quote my IT guy, "Those aren't 'bugs;' they're 'features.'"

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:07 | 3013336 MilleniumJane
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LOL!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:20 | 3012428 Aurora Ex Machina
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Fluffers were brought down by Viagra and other drugs[1], and no longer exist.

 

 

 

[1] No, you really don't want to know, it involves needles with direct application.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:54 | 3012724 Bawneee Fwank
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Hey!  I make it to where they dont shit right for a week!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:38 | 3012124 CPL
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The western world imports caregiving now.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:44 | 3012150 Disenchanted
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Concrete Shoes
Cyanide, TNT!
Done Dirt Cheap!

Neckties, Contracts,
High Voltage!
Done Dirt Cheap!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:54 | 3012187 Disenchanted
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and btw I'm starting to get the notion that Hell Ain't A Bad Place To Be...bitchez.

 

And I got to thinking, "Hey, just a minute, something ain't right"
Disillusions and confusion
Make me want to cry
All the same, you lead your games
Tellin' me your lies...

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:55 | 3012191 Joe Davola
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RIP Bon!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:35 | 3012117 TraderTimm
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They forgot "Banker" and "Economist".

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:41 | 3012132 Bastiat
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. . . wallowing in their own sleeze 24/7.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:08 | 3012220 john39
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but the typical applicant dreams of doing just that...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:50 | 3012169 OneTinSoldier66
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Salary: Infinite

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:39 | 3012127 Skateboarder
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I worked at Subway the summer after high school. The signature stench does not come off that easy.

Other than that, I've had only easy jobs. Sit-down jobs are such a privilege. Thanks, engineering degrees.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:57 | 3012188 dwdollar
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Most engineers I know are arrogant passive-aggressive assholes, who think they're pretty smart, but can't seem to find a job (or create one) outside of government or government subsidized industries.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:00 | 3012201 Joe Davola
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Most engineers are arrogant passive-aggressive assholes who know they're smarter than you.

/Fixt

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:03 | 3012207 dwdollar
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Most of them would be lost without their computer models and a boss holding their hand.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:07 | 3012219 Joe Davola
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I create the computer models - hey, it's a living.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:12 | 3012233 nmewn
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There was an engineer who had an exceptional gift for fixing all things mechanical. After serving his company loyally for over 30 years, he happily retired. Several years later the company contacted him regarding a seemingly impossible problem they were having with one of their multimillion dollar machines.

They had tried everything and everyone else to get the machine to work but to no avail. In desperation, they called on the retired engineer who had solved so many of their problems in the past.

The engineer reluctantly took the challenge. He spent a day studying the huge machine. At the end of the day, he marked a small "x" in chalk on a particular component of the machine and stated, "This is where your problem is".

The part was replaced and the machine worked perfectly again.

The company received a bill for $50,000 from the engineer for his service. They demanded an itemized accounting of his charges.

The engineer responded briefly: One chalk mark $1 Knowing where to put it $49,999 It was paid in full and the engineer retired again in peace.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:21 | 3012247 dwdollar
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Engineers like to think they understand the world better than most... yet they're usually working for someone else and many times that someone else is government or a company in a government subsidized industry.

The world is an interesting place.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:21 | 3012256 nmewn
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Yes it is ;-)

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:31 | 3012283 El Viejo
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Sounds like that deep seated resentment of finance people(in this country) for engineers is surfacing.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:37 | 3012296 nmewn
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Bean counters can take something working perfectly fine and transform it into a pile of smoldering rubble in seconds...keeps the mechanics, firefighters, electricians and engineers in work though...lol.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:39 | 3012301 El Viejo
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http://www.valleyviewseek.org/power-confession/

I remember reading the story in Life magazine as a kid.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:48 | 3012320 nmewn
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In life or on a machine, you have to know where to place the X or it never gets fixed ;-) 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:50 | 3012330 dwdollar
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Too bad engineers can't place the X on DC and the banking cartel. But that would be biting the hand that feeds...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:54 | 3012341 nmewn
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It didn't take an engineer to figure that out...lol.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:48 | 3012317 CPL
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Because as Engineers.  We respect credit given as much as any whore would. 

Bring your ideas, but bring real money to the table as well.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:28 | 3012451 centerline
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Finance people can be dangerous.  It is not resentment.  It is frustration.

I think this world has about as many MBA's as it can stand.

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:22 | 3012590 GMadScientist
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There's a reason that calculus has a real and "for business majors" split at the university level.

 

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:00 | 3012533 WillyGroper
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Engineer's are 1 in 100K. They're visual spatials. Many live in a chaotic hoarding type of environment that would drive most people crazy. 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:23 | 3012595 GMadScientist
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You need to get out more. ;)

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:10 | 3012223 Uncle Remus
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Dunno. I've made some good money fixing networks and systems non-CSEEs have applied their smarts to. Ditto with lawyers.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:24 | 3012251 Skateboarder
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Skateboarder chose to be broke for a year and a half after college rather than work dishonorably at the expense of his dignity (and his parents housed him and helped him out for the year). It took me a while to find a non-gub non-corporatist non-speical-interest non-evil-doing non-handholdy non-pipelined job as an R&D product designer of hardware and software alike. Very small group, gets projects based on word-of-mouth, weathered both the dot-com and the 2007 busts.

I start work in a couple of weeks.

I also owe the local homeless guy who travels between the two local 7-11s a pack of cigarettes. I usually ask him what he wants when I hit up the 7-11 and get him a drink. Last time he really wanted a pack of smokes. Told him I'd buy him a pack when I got my first paycheck. Fuck your generalization. There are real engineers left, though not many.

p.s. I understand I'm doing evil indirectly regardles.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:48 | 3012321 dwdollar
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"Fuck your generalization."

Yet you seem to agree with me. It was not a personal attack. I was merely stating what you already know. Congratulations on being an exception.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:49 | 3012322 CPL
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Good luck lad.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:06 | 3012387 Skateboarder
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Thank you guys. It broke my balls upon entering industry to find that the default option for engineers is to participate in evil. It is actually quite difficult to find engineering work that relatively minimizes your evil footprint. I weep for my mechanical/aerospace friends (now under custody of Lockheed, Northrop, Livermore, et al.) who can't ever leave the gub-space. Once you go that route, that's all you will ever do.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:39 | 3012478 centerline
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I got out of aerospace shortly after getting out of college.  Working on weapons systems didn't spook me too bad back then (I worked on more defensive stuff anyhow), but I could not take the beaucracy and the painfully slow design processes.  

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 17:54 | 3015496 Slewburger
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I don't know what part of the states (if even) you reside in. But rest assured, the defense industry is not the default. When I graduated nobody went to work for Bell/Lockheed/L3. They were all over our career fairs, internship programs and they all had locations 10 miles or less from the campus. Word had gotten around about exactly what CL is referring to....endless bureaucracy, projects for less than honorable intentions. Not what most of us got into engineering for.

DW is just some sad azzhat who wants to make generalizations about a group of people he knows very little about. I worked with an old guy who told me it was the engineer's job to improve the human condition. DW has had his condition improved, he just fails to recognize it.

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 22:53 | 3013311 Inibo E. Exibo
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"It took me a while to find a non-gub non-corporatist non-speical-interest non-evil-doing non-handholdy non-pipelined job"

It took me about 30 years to find that job at a small ISP/telcom--they do exist--they don't pay me enough, but no one ever has.  It's nice to know the name of every person in the company.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:12 | 3013342 MilleniumJane
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Did you thank your Mom and Dad for putting up with you for a year-and-a-half?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:41 | 3012137 azzhatter
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Don't all Goldman employees have a minor in proctology?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:53 | 3012182 Cognitive Dissonance
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They have to learn to catch before they're allowed to pitch (a deal).

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:11 | 3012231 Uncle Remus
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"Let's be Frank..."

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:24 | 3012600 GMadScientist
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Not licensed practice.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:59 | 3012141 Mercury
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Funny, all of the above jobs were (in some form) once considered an integral part of what used to be called "life".  Cleaning up your own mess or caring for an aged parent?....who does that shit anymore?

What's worse is that our government and culture now consider most of these jobs (along with most jobs I've had in my life) as beneath the dignity of a white person (or white American person - I forget what the reasoning is).

But I'm sure that keeping America's lazy, entitled kids on the sofa and plugged into their Idevices is the right trade here.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:28 | 3012615 GMadScientist
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Parents didn't always have decades worth of dotage and the stigma about leaving them on an ice floe has changed over time.

The only reason it's considered "beneath the dignity" of anyone is that they aren't compensated fairly.

I assure you I have much more respect for janitors than Lloyd, Vikram, or the other vermin, as long as we're still talking about cleaning up our own messes and keeping America lazy.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:43 | 3012146 Joebloinvestor
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One of the worst jobs I saw was in the movie "Taxi".

It was the guy with the mop and bucket who cleaned out the peep show stalls.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:25 | 3012267 Jreb
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And the winner is...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:44 | 3012494 mvsjcl
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Yep. I was thinkling about that, but read on before I commented to see if someone had also remembered that. Truely vile <shiver!>.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:45 | 3012152 IndicaTive
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$14 grand for slaughtering animals. Their revenge must be in the bologna.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:58 | 3012197 Skateboarder
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"Their revenge must be in the bologna."

By far one of the funniest comments I've read. The coffee almost ended up on the screen hehe. By the way, that's seven bucks an hour. Minimum wage in San Francisco is like 10 bucks an hour.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:47 | 3012154 buzzsaw99
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Mary Schapiro's gynecologist.

Before I'd squeeze those sagging tits I'd drink a gallon of vulture vomit and die of the shivering shits.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:48 | 3012165 Maxter
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I worked 5 summers in a chicken slaughterhouse.  When you can get past the smell it is not that bad.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:00 | 3012190 OneTinSoldier66
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When I was young I lived on a small farm(160 acres) just outside of White City, Kansas and killed and cleaned some of the chickens, that I helped raise from chicks. Uggh. We did it outdoors though.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:03 | 3012209 El Viejo
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There's no dirtier dirt than 30 yr old collected dirt on a steel girder 60-70 feet up in the air running electrical conduit. It's an inch deep with all sorts of animal skeletens.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:04 | 3012211 Maxter
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We killed between 3000 to 7000 everday. That was a small slaughterhouse by most standard.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:04 | 3012374 NorthPole
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Luxury! We used to have to get out of the lake at six o'clock in the morning, clean the lake, eat a handful of 'ot gravel, work twenty hour day at mill for tuppence a month, come home, and Dad would thrash us to sleep with a broken bottle, if we were lucky!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:40 | 3012480 alt.hedge
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monti python, LOL

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:06 | 3012215 Joe Davola
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Cattle, pigs - no problem, but cleaning and plucking a chicken - once was enough (worse than cleaning their coop on a hot summer afternoon).  Raising livestock from small to table gives a real sense of one's place in the grand scheme - also leads to a twisted sense of humor when comparing steaks from different calves raised to abattoirage (giving them their own names really upped the ante).

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:49 | 3012168 PUD
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Gynencologist has to be the worst conceivable job. Old obese tattooed cellulite riddled thighs and giant hairy bushes reeking proud between two stirrups...eeee

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:13 | 3012236 El Viejo
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Yeah, be careful what you wish for. You might just get it. (like 17 virgins)

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:15 | 3012238 Frank N. Beans
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it's either very very bad,

or very VERY good.

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:29 | 3012276 pods
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Most people go to the doctor when there is a problem, and wait too long when it is an embarassing one.

No thanks.

pods

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:22 | 3013367 cbxer55
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I hear that. I went to a doctor in June 1987. Next time I visited a proctor quack was in June of this year. With any luck at all, next time will be 2037. ;-)

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:05 | 3012541 WillyGroper
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Where did u come from?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:50 | 3012171 darteaus
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The "Road Kill Collecter" is paid more than the "Emergency Medical Technician"?

Oh, picking up road kill is a union job!

 

http://www.afscmeinfocenter.org/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?search=Californ...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:51 | 3012172 Shell Game
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Garbage collectors, dirty job? LOL!  The collectors I pay dearly for never leave the seat of their truck as the magic hand reaches out to touch that dirty something.. crap, this is going the wrong direction.  Automation, bitchez!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:19 | 3013358 MilleniumJane
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The garbage men in your area are blessed.  My husband has been a garbage collector for almost 30 years and has been pushing for automation in our area for the last 10.  Some days he's more odiferous than others.  Depends on what routes he has to do.  The one thing he absolutely hates is picking up McDonalds' garbage compacters.  Those are the days he wishes he was in the Roto Rooter business.  Told me flat out that he'd rather smell shit than the old food sludge from there.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:52 | 3012177 Pairadimes
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Where is MSNBC anchor on this list?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:53 | 3012183 slaughterer
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Slaughterhouse experience is an invaluable preparation for when the SHTF.  

If you are stacking and prepping, you at least owe it to yourself to work in a slaughterhouse for a few weeks.  

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 15:58 | 3012196 Intoxicologist
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I used to clean kennels at the local dog shelter.  It wasn't pleasant by any means, but it got a whole lot worse when they started taking in cats.  Litterboxes = putrid! 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:00 | 3012198 oddjob
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Snivel servant is probably the worst, the money is average but the lifetime emberassment of being a sponge and a whore must really suck.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:03 | 3012210 Rockfish
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Road Kill detail pays more than EMT only because there is a value assigned to the take home portion of the job. 

Honey looks like we're having beaver tonight. 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:17 | 3012565 Monedas
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A friend of mine was a guest of the State of Washington .... and worked his way into a kitchen job as butcher .... he said the Washington Highway Dept. crews would bring the choice road kills to his "facility" !

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:05 | 3012212 Dollar Bill Hiccup
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My proctologist works at Goldman S-chs ... I think he even cleans crimes scenes if they need him to!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:19 | 3012424 Aurora Ex Machina
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A scene from Cosmopolis comes to mind...

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:24 | 3012261 Frank N. Beans
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i chose to be a parent and accepted the pay; I did not have any problems changing dirty diapers, cleaning food off the floor, and wiping up vomit, etc. etc.  

i DID mind 150 dB high-pitched screaming into my ears from the little buggers though

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 16:23 | 3012262 Shigure
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The New Economics Foundation did a study in 2009 called "A Bit Rich", calculating the real value to society of 6 different professions.

Quote from the study:

High-earning investment bankers in the City of London are among the best remunerated people in the economy. But the earnings they command and the profits they make come at a huge cost because of the damaging social effects of the City of London’s financial activities. We found that rather than being ‘wealth creators’, these City bankers are being handsomely rewarded for bringing the global financial system to the brink of collapse. While collecting salaries of between £500,000 and £10 million, leading City bankers to destroy £7 of social value for every pound in value they generate.

Both for families and for society as a whole, looking after children could not be more important. As well as providing a valuable service for families, childcare workers release earnings potential by allowing parents to continue working. They also unlock social benefits in the shape of the learning opportunities that children gain outside the home. For every £1 they are paid, childcare workers generate between £7 and £9.50 worth of benefits to society.

http://www.neweconomics.org/publications/bit-rich

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:02 | 3012370 ZaphodBeeblebrox
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Jizz mopper

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:02 | 3012535 Monedas
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That's why that janitor was everywhere at the porn video viewing booths ? Click !

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:19 | 3012578 Satan
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At the SEC?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:57 | 3012522 Insideher Trading
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Prostitutes fuck fat old dirty men for a living.

Average hourly wage depends but can range between $100 and $2,500 an hour. How I know this is none of your concern.

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 17:58 | 3012527 Monedas
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Moneybookers Buster Job ....  I was having a problem getting my Skrill account verified so I could withdraw a modest sum !  I was informed that since the money came from an internet gambling site I wouldn't be able to withdraw the funds to a US bank accout ! I sent all the docs they asked for and was getting no where ! BTW the money was from a friend ! Then in desperation I said: " I'm Monedas ....!" !  No, I didn't say that ! I said I was a regular contributor to ZH and I was going to tell my story ! The account was verified in a couple of hours and the money is on it's way !  ZH .... don't leave home without it !

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 18:24 | 3012591 RonnyBoy67
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I worked for a family produce business and in the summers we would unload watermelons packed loosely from tractor trailers into giant cardboard boxes.  Packed in filthy straw, dirt and sand everywhere, decayed watermelons that you would try to pick up and they would explode all over you, maggots, 180 degrees inside the closed trucks in mid-summer, mice and even a couple snakes.  Sometimes my friends and I would toss the decayed watermelons at each other in order to desensitize ourselves... the smell was indescribably nauseating.

 

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 20:19 | 3012946 OutLookingIn
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Nothing wrong with shit.

Dirty job, but the moneys clean.

Did the job for 27 years. Swimmimg in human excrement, female hygene products, disposable diapers, razor blades, what ever can be flushed down a toilet - you name it, it was there.

Always kept an eye out for the good stuff. Namely gold jewelery. Best score? A big honkin mans gold ring with diamonds. Sold for $2,650.00 in 1992 dollars. Made for a great family vacation.

Note: Great job security - nobody wanted to do it!

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 23:59 | 3013463 Incubus
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Please tell me: how do I get into that shit?

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 21:30 | 3013124 DaveA
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Livestock fluffer. Never done it myself, but it's an important job.

Domestic turkeys can't reproduce the natural way -- their enormous chests get in the way. Male pigs and cows may be dead for years before their sperm is thawed out and used to inseminate.

Fluffers don't just extract sperm and insert it in the correct place. They must establish trust with the animals and then sexually arouse them to ensure conception.

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 02:15 | 3013629 StychoKiller
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[quote]

RICH Economy step 1:
Offer a prize of $50,000/year to any worker that designs a machine/software/process that will replace him/her.  Offer an additional prize of $30,000/year to ALL OTHER WORKERS that get replaced.

Answering conservative objections:

1. A machine works 24/7, thereby tripling output immediately.
2. Machines do not take sick leave.
3. Machines are never late for work.
4. Machines do not form unions and constantly ask for higher wages and more fringe benefits.
5. Machines do not take vacations.
6. Machines do not harbor grudges and foul up production in sneaky, undetectable ways.
7. Cybernation was advancing every decade anyway, despite the opposition of Unions, government, and other Alpha males; it was better to have huge populations celebrating the reward of $30K to $50K/year for group cleverness than huge populations suffering the humiliation of welfare.
8. With production rising due to Cybernation, consumers were needed and a society on welfare was a society of very meager consumers.

The majority of the unemployed, living comfortably on $30k/year, spent most of their time drinking, smoking, engaging in primate sexual acrobatics and watching TV.  When Moralists complained that this was a subhuman existence, Hubbard answered, "And what kind of existence did they have doing idiot jobs
that machines do better?" [/quote] -- R.A. Wilson

Tue, 11/27/2012 - 02:16 | 3013630 nastaking
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The carrier confirmed today that the  Violin Q3 Quad Band  will be available in-store and online from Monday 5 December, though it's not currently listed on the Vodafone Web site.

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