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Posted: 1/10/2002 1:44:55 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/10/2002 1:46:01 PM EST by akira]
I'm just a 3D animator/computer graphic artist. Worked on movies, TV, and mostly games. Its a job. Sometimes it like slave labor with all the late hours. How do you make a living?
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:46:52 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/10/2002 1:47:17 PM EST by akira]
Holy horse hockey bat man, that was my 666th post. I'm SATAN!!!
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:48:22 PM EST
Software and systems engineering dealing in military command and control systems.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:50:57 PM EST
Special Education teacher at a MA vocational high school. Out at 2:30, weekends holidays and summers off. Plenty of range time after work now that the it is staying light later. [:)]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:52:45 PM EST
As little as possible! I work to live, not live to work. BEE Ga Tech "89, I am a R&D design engineer. I design video and audio hardware for satellite/digital TV uplink/set top boxes, and also write firmware for DSPs. It pays the bills and buys a few ARs - wish my stock options would go back up though!
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:53:00 PM EST
I am a leech on society right now. Unemployment.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:55:47 PM EST
Research Assistant (Range Ecology) for the State of Oregon (Oregon State University). I stare at a computer screen that shows vegetation data collected from the vast area of sage, juniper, and grass. During the summer i play on ATV's and collect data. Very scenic job. Karl
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:59:42 PM EST
Hey Akira, Wanna know what's really freaky about your post #666? You're not the only one to hit that milestone today.... [url]http://www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?id=85132[/url]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 1:59:50 PM EST
Wow, we got some serious tech heads here. I'm impressed. RamblinWreck, I like your motto "I work to live, not live to work". Thats exactly how I feel. [:)]
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RichinCM, Thats funny!!! I wish I could have used my 666 post that well. [:)]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:03:59 PM EST
Bunghole, Sorry to hear your out of work. Its a scary time right now. I know a good number of people who are unemployed at the moment. Good luck finding a job
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Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:06:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/10/2002 2:07:45 PM EST by akira]
Darkhelmet, thanks, I consider myself one of the innocent
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:07:41 PM EST
I've got a little sign that I display at the intersection of I-35 and William Cannon. You know...Will work for food...Dreams of a cheese burger...Every little bit helps, God Bless....that kind of thing.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:13:59 PM EST
Not employed for the past one and one-half years by choice. Went through a nasty divorce a few months ago and have been selling-off what was once a pretty fair six-figure gun collection/accumulation to support my unwillingness to work. Last job was to come to Oklahoma, start-up and staff a telecommunications company. I was President, hired good people and they built the company from one employee - me- to a little over 400 employees and $40 million in revenue in three years. About time to consider going back to work - or something !
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:20:30 PM EST
Originally Posted By akira: I'm just a 3D animator/computer graphic artist. Worked on movies, TV, and mostly games. Its a job. Sometimes it like slave labor with all the late hours.
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akira, love your beginning ...I'm just a... Seems to me one of O.J.'s down the street neighbors in Brentwood (?) was also "Just a..." I seem to remember that was a fairly decent hood !
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:24:50 PM EST
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Techie who builds and maintains Web and database servers, acts as Database Administrator, and fixes everything that anyone else can't figure out.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:27:24 PM EST
I'm a carpenter, working for a general contractor. Which means when there's no wood to butcher I get to fix what everybody else f*#%s up. Too cold in the winter, too wet in the spring , too hot in the summer...I love it[;D]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:36:39 PM EST
I'm a satellite operations engineer for a space and communications company. We operate and maintain geosynchronous communications satellites on orbit. My company owns several, and we fly several more for a couple of other companies that own spacecraft, but do not yet have the resources to fly their own.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:44:45 PM EST
Criminal prosecutor (ADA) and adjunct university professor.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:49:40 PM EST
I usually write checks and stuff them in envelopes with the bills. Then I put stamps on them and drop them in the mail. Who needs money, we still have checks.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:54:53 PM EST
I sell Drugs to H.S Kids, on the side I sell .50 rifles to Middle-eastern men at gunshows. Sometimes some rockets, high-power explosives too. Its a good living. c-rock
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:55:05 PM EST
Got a real man's job, railroader. I hear tech heads melt in the rain and snow.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 2:56:53 PM EST
5subslr5, hehe, yeah, I guess your right, I'm modest about what I do. Been doing it for a long time and its just a job to me. Trust me, it sounds more glamorous than it seems.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:01:14 PM EST
CTO of a software company. That pays the bills (and keeps my wife off my back) Write columns and features for computer magazines. That pays for my toys.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:03:12 PM EST
Retired naval officer...now an inside the beltway government contractor, currently doing consulting work for a major navy surface ship project. (Yea...that's double dipping...so what!) I'd rather teach junior college anyway(history or policital science) but that don't pay squat! Whatever you do...make yourself and your family happy! [bounce][bounce][bounce][bounce]...SEE?
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:05:36 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/10/2002 3:08:22 PM EST by Gun-fan]
Procurement officer for a State agency. Been in the printing business & sold that shit for a while. I went to the dark side to purchase printing. I'll probably get tired of the easy work soon & get back into the private sector. In the meantime I get to surf the net a shitload on the public's time... Well at least one of "us" is doing it & not a welfare mother... I am the only straight white male in the department. I guess I was the affirmative action hire...
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:06:34 PM EST
Retired Police Officer. Pension pays the bills. Also work in the computer dept. for the Clerk of the Municipal Court in our city now. That pays for my toys.
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I fix leaks on natural gas pipelines and sometimes install new lines. Not too glamorous but it keeps you on your toes and it pays the bills.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:12:05 PM EST
I have one of the coolest jobs I can think of. I design control systems for custom factory automation. Every machine we do is unique and we get to make it up as we go along. It's like playing with giant erector sets with computerized control systems.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:18:59 PM EST
Bond Trader.... Looking for work as a fishing guide!
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:22:45 PM EST
I guide deer and turkey hunts in the winter and go fishing in the summer. Like slave labor. [rolleyes]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:29:24 PM EST
Ex process engineer (oil/gas and nuclear). Now, semi-retired, living in México; I publish those glossy tourist magazines for the big hotel chains.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:30:06 PM EST
I've been a goddamn busboy at the buffet in the Eldorado Hotel and Casino for two years and I still love it. $3.63 an hour after taxes, with at least $20 in tips on a slow day and maybe as much as $45 dollars in tips on a busy day. Damn laws prohibit me from becoming a server until I turn 21. Servers make about 500-800 a week in the other restaurants and work about 5 hours a day. Am I going to be a server? No. I won't stick around for another 2 years. I like to learn all types of new stuff in the casino and put in free time in other departments to learn how they run. I wrote a comprehensive 2001 Restaurant Analysis that I think just kicks ass (although a bit boring unless you find comparing gross revenues for this years and last years of our Brew Brothers Microbrewery entertaining (I do!)) Some of your jobs sound like alot of fun to learn. I'm always interested in learning new stuff so drop me a line if you have a intern or other posisition open for a smart guy such as myself. [):)] NSF
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:36:52 PM EST
Mainframe Operating System Developer. Just bidding my time until I get the Playboy Photographer's job.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:43:14 PM EST
Radio & record consultant Lawn care company owner Radio station owner And when I hit 40 in eight years I'm going to run the Rolex 24.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:45:26 PM EST
Instrument Tech.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:46:47 PM EST
Auto Mechanic. You know the guy's 20/20 is alway's trying to catch screwing people. Hot motor's, sharp edge's and cut up finger's, what more could you ask for. Lee
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:48:56 PM EST
Originally Posted By Green_Furniture: Radio & record consultant Lawn care company owner Radio station owner And when I hit 40 in eight years I'm going to run the Rolex 24.
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Need a new radio jockey? I have an annoying nasal voice that radio listeners could really get into. [:D] [):)] NSF
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:52:21 PM EST
Until that opening for a piano player in a whore house becomes available, I've been an electronics R&D technician. Dang.....then I'd have to learn to play piano.......
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 3:56:28 PM EST
... Military Aerospace Design Engineering
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:02:21 PM EST
Hey Mr Wolf I though you might be a cleaner. [;)]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:03:28 PM EST
Ex-licensed Nuclear Power Plant Operator. Now I get to help tear the place down after 35 years of operation, lots of fun.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:08:16 PM EST
I'm an MPEG2 Compression Tech for a major satellite communications corporation. Americans need their TV [:)]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:08:30 PM EST
I'm surprised no one said " I work for the ATF and my job is to make sure no one is doing any illegal activity on AR15.com" [:)]
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:10:54 PM EST
Originally Posted By akira: Hey Mr Wolf I though you might be a cleaner. [;)]
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... Off duty only. [;)] Interestingly, I'm starting some classes in 3D animator/computer graphics similiar to your field of expertise next week. ... Hoping to eventually get a degree in Visual Communications.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:14:40 PM EST
Mr Wolf Very cool, I'm interested in what 3D programs you will be using. I use 3d studio Max. I also have MAYA.
Link Posted: 1/10/2002 4:23:18 PM EST
project engineer, R&D and manufacturing for S&W, I get to play with guns all day...
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