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Old April 25th, 2013 (01:06 PM).
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So you work for 12$/hour. A really good pay and 4 days per week to relax. I'd like to be able to get these kinds of pays when I'm older.
£7.80 an hour :p according to google that's 12.04 dollars.

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I've been playing Planescape: Torment lately.

The arc words and main question of the game are "What can change the nature of a man?"

I'm thinking of making a topic about this in the Discussion and Debates thread. Kind of a break from politics and more of a delving into philosophy. There are many things in life that can change a person's nature, but people might have different opinions on what has the most impacting change.
Planescape: Torment, is a brilliant game!

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Old April 25th, 2013 (01:09 PM).
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I make $12.85 an hour and I wish it was more, hnnggg. Only netting around $26k a year after overtime isn't that great. :\
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Old April 25th, 2013 (01:59 PM).
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I used to make $14.25 at one time. Then I was fired and my new job pays $11.50. But I'm making money so I can't complain.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (02:05 PM).
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Jeez, I'm 26 and I make less than you used to make. :CC
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Old April 25th, 2013 (02:25 PM).
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$15.85 an hour for me. Also, I'm 22 and I don't have a degree.

My wage is higher than one of my friends who double-majored in college and he works at car dealership now.

To be fair, majoring in Teledramatic Arts and Japanese for the purpose of making manga and anime doesn't do jack for you unless you actually live in Japan.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (02:53 PM).
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Quote originally posted by CarcharOdin:
$15.85 an hour for me. Also, I'm 22 and I don't have a degree.

My wage is higher than one of my friends who double-majored in college and he works at car dealership now.

To be fair, majoring in Teledramatic Arts and Japanese for the purpose of making manga and anime doesn't do jack for you unless you actually live in Japan.
Not really.. I heard Japanese manga artists have a really tough time staying afloat. You either have to be a recognized popular artist for that to happen, or freelance.

I have no idea what teledramatic arts is supposed to be..


What ever happened to good ol' plumbers and electricians? They're always in demand and always make a good wage.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:19 PM).
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Quote originally posted by CarcharOdin:
$15.85 an hour for me. Also, I'm 22 and I don't have a degree.

My wage is higher than one of my friends who double-majored in college and he works at car dealership now.

To be fair, majoring in Teledramatic Arts and Japanese for the purpose of making manga and anime doesn't do jack for you unless you actually live in Japan.
Hnnggg! My degree is in Political Science and that isn't worth jack unless I move up to DC and be a slave.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:22 PM). Edited April 25th, 2013 by awolfsquared.
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If you've ever read the manga Bakuman, then you'd know how much of a gamble it is to get into the manga business and become a famous mangaka (manga artist). To get your manga publish is a hard and tedious task and once it's being published , you're manga is ranked by readers and if falls past a certain rank the publishers remove it form the magazine in ten weeks. So getting recognized in Japan as a manga is difficult.

And I don't have a job unfortunately yet, but I'm in the process of looking for one. I really should be doing that instead of being on PC.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:33 PM).
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I made $7.45/hr at my last job. I worked really hard and wished I couldve got paid more but a retail job like that just dosent pay much >.>
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:43 PM).
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At the debt I've landed myself in, I'd be happy with a job that pays, period. :I

I'd never work at a fast food place though. Ick.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:46 PM).
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:47 PM).
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You're looking at an unemployed man right here \o/

though to be honest I would much rather work on my own than in some store or service building.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (04:53 PM).
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A seventeen year old can barely get a job around here. It looks like I'm going to have to turn to tutoring little runts. Ugh.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (05:01 PM). Edited April 25th, 2013 by awolfsquared.
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I have no idea what the job market's job in my city, but the economy in the US is awful so I guess not so good. I guess I should just look harder for a job, but even getting one is hard.

Edit: This was my 2000th post!! OMG. I have no life.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (05:15 PM).
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Quote originally posted by AWsquared:
I have no idea what the job market's job in my city, but the economy in the US is awful so I guess not so good. I guess I should just look harder for a job, but even getting one is hard.
Remember, you have to have a college degree and work experience to work!

…I don't get it, honestly.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:02 PM).
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Remember, you have to have a college degree and work experience to work!

…I don't get it, honestly.
Neither do I, as if the economy isn't bad enough, now employers are looking for experienced workers. But really, how the hell is a person going to gain work experience when you can't work because everyone is asking for experienced workers??

Seems like the only option to get this experience is by working at a fast-food joint, & even then, I'm not going to hold my breath...
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:03 PM).
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Quote originally posted by droomph:
Remember, you have to have a college degree and work experience to work!

…I don't get it, honestly.
I guess that's how it goes here in 'Murica!
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:12 PM).
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Hnnggg! My degree is in Political Science and that isn't worth jack unless I move up to DC and be a slave.
I'm doing polisci too! Have you considered graduate school?
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:44 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Blade_of_darkness:
Neither do I, as if the economy isn't bad enough, now employers are looking for experienced workers. But really, how the hell is a person going to gain work experience when you can't work because everyone is asking for experienced workers??

Seems like the only option to get this experience is by working at a fast-food joint, & even then, I'm not going to hold my breath...
Well, start sellin' them drugs, because you can't get any money doing real jobs, because there are none!

…Just kidding don't sell drugs that's awful. Maybe caffeine, but no drugs whatsoever.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:48 PM).
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Old April 25th, 2013 (06:59 PM).
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I've heard people tell me how terrible they are, but they've never actually had experience.

Care to share?
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Old April 25th, 2013 (07:03 PM).
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Quote originally posted by droomph:
Well, start sellin' them drugs, because you can't get any money doing real jobs, because there are none!

…Just kidding don't sell drugs that's awful. Maybe caffeine, but no drugs whatsoever.
Now that you've mentioned it, I think that's why people are dealing drugs in the first place. I can't be too sure about that, though...
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Old April 25th, 2013 (07:04 PM).
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I've heard people tell me how terrible they are, but they've never actually had experience.

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Well, where I worked, it was dirty around where the sinks were, and the floors in the kitchen were really dirty, and as well, the kitchen staff were inappropriate. Rather often. The only decent thing there was the decent waitress staff that actually had some morals.
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Old April 25th, 2013 (07:19 PM).
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I'm doing polisci too! Have you considered graduate school?
I can't afford more debt. I'm going into IT. xD
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Old April 25th, 2013 (07:25 PM).
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Well, where I worked, it was dirty around where the sinks were, and the floors in the kitchen were really dirty, and as well, the kitchen staff were inappropriate. Rather often. The only decent thing there was the decent waitress staff that actually had some morals.
I read somewhere that fast food joints generally are supposed to have high hygiene standards…

besides the guys who check the health administration or whatever
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