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    Profession, aka how to afford your metal passion

    by Zeh » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:25 pm

    What is your activity, job or work?

    I'm a computer geek since my youth, and actually I work at the Brazilian office of an American software company called SAS - http://www.sas.com

    I'm a support specialist for the software they develop, meaning lots for work and some variety of activities - we need to understand customer's business needs to apply it into our software.

    What about you guys?
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    by CharleneThrashes » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:31 pm

    My husband does odd jobs and teaches guitar. I am a stay at home mother and I bake wedding and specialty cakes. How metal is that? Haha.
    We have saved money for 2 years to have an epic trip somewhere, and I hope like hell this will happen for us.

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    by Metalwrath » Sat Mar 13, 2010 1:58 pm

    I work in a supermarket doing legal pricing and other fun stuff that stops my company from getting fined and sued.
    Pay is crap in Ireland in comparrison to cost but i have found by not drinking in pubs every weekend you save a lot of money
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    Re: Profession, aka how to afford your metal passion

    by Captain Metal » Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:02 pm

    Making cakes isn't so bad. Blitz's(from Overkill) wife has a Bavarian chocolate business that he's involved in whenever he's not busy with the band. Mmmmm chocolate :)

    As for me, I'm a DJ at a "Gentleman's Club", so if any of you guys get into town a bit early, and I'm working, then feel free to come enjoy the "sights" :lol:
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    by Metalwrath » Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:03 pm

    Sounds good.
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    by TOM CRUISE » Sat Mar 13, 2010 2:38 pm

    I have a very fortunate distaste for chocolate. I hate it. Which is good because I am on my quest to be the biggest loser cruiser. Be gone beer belly. :lol: On week two. I want to lose 30 lbs. :) I am tall though....

    I work in healthcare. we process medical claims and records for private contracts, medicare and labor and industries. :)
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    by CharleneThrashes » Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:00 pm

    Captain Metal wrote:Making cakes isn't so bad. Blitz's(from Overkill) wife has a Bavarian chocolate business that he's involved in whenever he's not busy with the band. Mmmmm chocolate :)

    As for me, I'm a DJ at a "Gentleman's Club", so if any of you guys get into town a bit early, and I'm working, then feel free to come enjoy the "sights" :lol:



    They both sure know their chocolate. As for me, I just pray for $100 orders out the ass and the larger order wedding cakes. I recently did a wedding cake for a couple who wanted a cake carved into a hill with a four-wheeler going up it, dragging edible beer cans. Now THAT is class.

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    Re: Profession, aka how to afford your metal passion

    by bangers » Sat Mar 13, 2010 3:28 pm

    I am a Miner at the Boddington Gold Mine , South east of perth
    its owned by Newmont which is a yanky cranky company haha which u guys shud know
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    by TOM CRUISE » Sat Mar 13, 2010 5:30 pm

    bangers wrote:I am a Miner at the Boddington Gold Mine , South east of perth
    its owned by Newmont which is a yanky cranky company haha which u guys shud know


    good on ye mate!

    I have relatives in Adelaide, Aus...
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    by bangers » Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:07 pm

    oh nice one....... one of the few states i havent been to south australia :P
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    by TOM CRUISE » Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:26 pm

    I have never been at all. I would love to see Perth and also The Cook Islands.....
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    by bangers » Sat Mar 13, 2010 7:08 pm

    Perth is ok....but if ur gunna visit western australia... i'd suggest the south west of wa. really really nice. Margaret River/Busselton area.
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    by KK Cruiser » Sun Mar 14, 2010 12:40 am

    I am a recording engineer.
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    Re: Profession, aka how to afford your metal passion

    by Chopper » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:05 am

    I am a Executive Chef in Las Vegas

    If the food sucks I will bitch, but on cruises the food is usually excellant.
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    by TOM CRUISE » Sun Mar 14, 2010 1:58 am

    I ate so much on that Carnival Cruise ship. Porterhouse Steaks, Lobster Tails, Tiger Prawns Cocktail, French Onion Soup, Mongolian Grill, and killer killer breakfasts!! Eggs Benedict, hash browns, sausage, crispy bacon, ham steaks, bagels, muffins, 24 hour pizza...Spaghetti, pasta and chicken

    ok I am gettin hungry :)

    My friends from New Jersey who went hated the food and did not eat for 4 days. They drank instead and slept. I do not think they enjoyed their first cruise. I did! I actually over ate!!
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    by jd15k » Sun Mar 14, 2010 8:07 pm

    oh man is it possible that every brazilian guy who likes metal has something to do with computers? xD

    i'm a software developer and at the moment i'm working for brazillian airforce as a researcher/java developer while doing my post graduation in electronic engeneering and IT
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    Re: Profession, aka how to afford your metal passion

    by Ecliptica » Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:34 am

    I coach track and field at a university in California.

    But I'm also doing the poor-student thing because I'm in a Ph.D. program as well and working towards getting the doctorate so that I can eventually pay off some student loans. We'll see if that ever works out.
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    by bestialbekah » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:47 pm

    I am the head of Quality Assurance as well as the Shipping/Receiving Manager (I also do a little Accounts Receivable) at a company called New Era Contract Sales, Inc. We are a distributor for the US Department of Defense (Government/Military). I've been here 3 years and enjoy it quite a bit! :headbanger:
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    by bestialbekah » Mon Mar 15, 2010 2:52 pm

    TOM CRUISE wrote:I ate so much on that Carnival Cruise ship. Porterhouse Steaks, Lobster Tails, Tiger Prawns Cocktail, French Onion Soup, Mongolian Grill, and killer killer breakfasts!! Eggs Benedict, hash browns, sausage, crispy bacon, ham steaks, bagels, muffins, 24 hour pizza...Spaghetti, pasta and chicken

    ok I am gettin hungry :)

    My friends from New Jersey who went hated the food and did not eat for 4 days. They drank instead and slept. I do not think they enjoyed their first cruise. I did! I actually over ate!!


    OH MY GOD that sounds amazing, doesn't helping that I'm fucking STARVING right now! Ugh.
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    by onenight » Mon Mar 15, 2010 3:19 pm

    I work in the RV industry. I'm a group leader building motorhomes in northern Indiana. Been there 11 years. Pay is not too bad, pays my house payment and supports my concert habit. Just seen Kreator in Chicago fri night....Overkill next month! 142 and counting!.......
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    by Metallion » Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:54 pm

    I am an illustrator and graphic designer. Currently work in an advertising and branding agency for super markets. Pretty boring work truth be told, I would much rather be doing some killer Metal cd covers haha, but well, it pays the bills for now. And the economy was not nice to illustrators and designers. Seeing as when companies lose money, the first thing to go is their advertising budget. In fact, I'm part of the small minority who didn't recently get laid off.
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    by KevinP » Mon Mar 15, 2010 6:42 pm

    Insurance Adjuster. People get into car accidents, claim they are hurt and hire an attorney. I then determine the value of the claim and fight it out with the attorney. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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    by Nightside ov Eden » Tue Mar 16, 2010 11:55 pm

    Aspiring Real Estate agent, and in the meantime I work for an awesome company called Tasty Vapor, we do Nicotine/Non-Nicotine Liquids for Electronic Cigarettes....

    After being unemployed for 1 1/2 yrs (got caught in the whole "Economic crash") it's DAMN nice to have some money
    to be able to afford something like this cruise! :death:
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    by reddevil » Wed Mar 17, 2010 2:02 am

    I am a Teacher on high school level and right now I am working on keeping the fucking hip hop, house and chicky micky scene as small as it goes. The best would be to destroy it :death:

    I am seriously thinking about a headbanging or an airguitar course to spread out rock'n'roll fever :headbanger:
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    by Captain Metal » Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:54 am

    Funny enough, a friend of mine used to be a high school science teacher, and one time used a video of Tom Araya doing head spins to explain Centrifugal Force to his students :shred:
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    by CharleneThrashes » Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:09 am

    Education at its finest! All of my teachers were into Bob Seger, country and the like... perhaps I would be more intelligent-erer if I would have been introduced to metal as a form of education early in life.

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    by ShoreSlayer » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:47 am

    Child & Youth Care worker for the past 12 years here in Vancouver. Currently holding down a gig as a night attendant at a group home that provides care to kids with mental health issues whose families can't or won't care for them. Awful hours but it's pretty low key and I only have to work 4 day (night) weeks so every weekend's a long weekend!

    Sadly, haven't had a raise in 6 years and our new contract kicks in April 1st and there's no more money there so I'd be looking at a full decade with no raise or even a cost of living increase so I'm pretty much done. Going back to school in September (maybe keep working at the same time) to become a nutritionist and/or dietician. I lost over 50 lbs a few years ago by learning how to eat well and only exercise a manageable amount so I'd love to earn money helping others do the same and it seems like a growth industry what with the priorities of our general culture. Let me know how those goals are going Tom Cruise and maybe I can give ya some pointers = )
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    by DrAmygdala » Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:55 am

    I'm a medical claims analyst for Sun Life Financial. Whenever you submit claims for massage, drugs, knee brace or any other medical expense, I pay it (or decline it). It sucks, but it pays the bills for now. Eventually I want to go back to school and get a masters of social work.
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    I work for a Transport & Logistics company dealing with customers who we provide warehousing for.
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    by metalia » Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:05 am

    Humm Im working for a tour wholesaler. Planes, groups reservations, trips.... that's my thing :mrgreen: I love my job! ^^
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    by ShoreSlayer » Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:10 am

    metalia wrote:Humm Im working for a tour wholesaler. Planes, groups reservations, trips.... that's my thing :mrgreen: I love my job! ^^

    Get me deal on a return flight from Vancouver (or Seattle probably cheaper) to Miami in, oh, say about 312 days? j/k
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    by TOM CRUISE » Thu Mar 18, 2010 6:43 am

    Nightside ov Eden wrote:Aspiring Real Estate agent, and in the meantime I work for an awesome company called Tasty Vapor, we do Nicotine/Non-Nicotine Liquids for Electronic Cigarettes....

    After being unemployed for 1 1/2 yrs (got caught in the whole "Economic crash") it's DAMN nice to have some money
    to be able to afford something like this cruise! :death:


    my friend quit smoking this way recently and I want to switch over to vape nic. though I am a social smoker and only smoke when I drink.

    I too hit the economy slump in December 2008 I was layed off and unemployed for 4 months. I have now been at Qualis Health for 1 year on the 30th. :)
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    by Zeh » Thu Mar 18, 2010 10:32 am

    TOM CRUISE wrote:I am a social smoker and only smoke when I drink.


    Me too. I only smoke when I drink, but if I drink I got to go to the races and bet some money on a random horse.

    Just kidding :D
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    by TOM CRUISE » Thu Mar 18, 2010 10:00 pm

    Zeh wrote:
    TOM CRUISE wrote:I am a social smoker and only smoke when I drink.


    Me too. I only smoke when I drink, but if I drink I got to go to the races and bet some money on a random horse.

    Just kidding :D


    you too huh? :mrgreen:
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    by reddevil » Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:25 am

    Captain Metal wrote:Funny enough, a friend of mine used to be a high school science teacher, and one time used a video of Tom Araya doing head spins to explain Centrifugal Force to his students :shred:


    Godamn Good idea, i'll try it :metalguy:
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    by Zeh » Fri Mar 19, 2010 1:05 pm

    TOM CRUISE wrote:
    Zeh wrote:
    TOM CRUISE wrote:I am a social smoker and only smoke when I drink.


    Me too. I only smoke when I drink, but if I drink I got to go to the races and bet some money on a random horse.

    Just kidding :D


    you too huh? :mrgreen:


    Dispite the gambling, yes :mrgreen:
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    by Nightside ov Eden » Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:48 pm

    TOM CRUISE wrote:
    Nightside ov Eden wrote:Aspiring Real Estate agent, and in the meantime I work for an awesome company called Tasty Vapor, we do Nicotine/Non-Nicotine Liquids for Electronic Cigarettes....

    After being unemployed for 1 1/2 yrs (got caught in the whole "Economic crash") it's DAMN nice to have some money
    to be able to afford something like this cruise! :death:


    my friend quit smoking this way recently and I want to switch over to vape nic. though I am a social smoker and only smoke when I drink.

    I too hit the economy slump in December 2008 I was layed off and unemployed for 4 months. I have now been at Qualis Health for 1 year on the 30th. :)



    Yeah actually a lot of our customers are saying that this has helped them to quit traditional Cigs, while you still get the Nicotine, but at least you're not getting all the Chemicals that are in Cigs..

    yeah it took me about 1 1/2 yrs of looking and applying at 50 billion jobs along with everyone else!
    Congrats on the 1 year anniversary, so many people are still out of work it's crazy!
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    by ShoreSlayer » Sat Mar 20, 2010 1:42 am

    Congrats to any and all of you who try this or any other method to reduce or quite smoking. Hardest thing I ever had to quit and I HAD to quit drinking before I even stood a chance of getting of nicotine cuz I'd relapse on cigarettes EVERY time I drank. Crazy shit. I've worked in the addictions counseling field and have had the pleasure of helping others who've quit crystal meth, heroin and even methadone and I'd say 90% of them have sworn that quitting cigarettes is just as hard as those other substances. I don't think it causes the same kind of, sometimes deadly, withdrawal symptoms as those others but in terms of psychological dependence their insane. Doesn't help that there's still a pretty high degree of social acceptance around them too. Just the fact that 40% of yer buddies still do something 15 to 20 times per day can make it hard to convince your mind that it's a must quit scenario.

    Anyways, this PSA brought to you by CigSlayer!!! (almost 5 years clean from schmokin')

    Good luck all :D
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    by CharleneThrashes » Sat Mar 20, 2010 5:56 am

    ShoreSlayer wrote:Congrats to any and all of you who try this or any other method to reduce or quite smoking. Hardest thing I ever had to quit and I HAD to quit drinking before I even stood a chance of getting of nicotine cuz I'd relapse on cigarettes EVERY time I drank. Crazy shit. I've worked in the addictions counseling field and have had the pleasure of helping others who've quit crystal meth, heroin and even methadone and I'd say 90% of them have sworn that quitting cigarettes is just as hard as those other substances. I don't think it causes the same kind of, sometimes deadly, withdrawal symptoms as those others but in terms of psychological dependence their insane. Doesn't help that there's still a pretty high degree of social acceptance around them too. Just the fact that 40% of yer buddies still do something 15 to 20 times per day can make it hard to convince your mind that it's a must quit scenario.

    Anyways, this PSA brought to you by CigSlayer!!! (almost 5 years clean from schmokin')

    Good luck all :D



    Congrats to ya. 3 years here, but I still dream of kissing those butts often, to this day. Guess the urge will never leave.

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    My friend has been on that "blue" cig for over a year now and it is great that she can get her fix and no smoke is involved.

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