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Posted: 2/24/2006 5:47:01 PM EST
In your worldly travels, which profession(s) have you found to be the most arrogant on a regular basis. If you don't see an option above, post it here.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:47:34 PM EST
IBTP.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:47:37 PM EST
IBTP
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:48:05 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 5:48:20 PM EST by AmeRican15]
IBTP
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:48:13 PM EST
IBTP
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:48:21 PM EST
Us Sys or Network admins tend to be right so it's not arrogance
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:48:53 PM EST
I think college professors are the most arrogant.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:48:56 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:49:03 PM EST
Cops...
Movie theatre managers...
Gun shop owners...
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:49:42 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 5:49:50 PM EST by roboman]
Arrogant computer geeks? Hell no! None of us have the social skills necessary to be an arrogant prick.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:50:03 PM EST
You forgot Air Force fighter pilots
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:50:08 PM EST
seriously, DOCTORS.
you go to the doctor, and everyone acts like THEY'RE paying YOU!
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:50:19 PM EST
Low time flight instructors....the worst.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:51:01 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 5:51:33 PM EST by TrijiCog]
Cops,though NOT ALL OF THEM!!! I'll bet even the good cops can agree with this Ya give a badge and a gun to a high scholl nerd,nothing good will follow.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:51:02 PM EST

Originally Posted By Napoleon_Tanerite:
You forgot Air Force fighter pilots



BINGO! That has been my experience too. Of course, they deserve to be arrogant.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:52:34 PM EST

Originally Posted By Pangea:

Originally Posted By Napoleon_Tanerite:
You forgot Air Force fighter pilots



BINGO! That has been my experience too. Of course, they deserve to be arrogant.



In contrast to Naval Aviators, who do not have to be arrogant. It is a fact that they are the best there is, so they just drop the arrogance all together.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:53:20 PM EST
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:54:41 PM EST
You don't have a catagery for Democratic Leaders, Congressmen and Senators!!!!

They are without a doubt the most obnoxious , arrogant pricks and prickesses you'll ever see.

Kerry, Kennedy, Clinton, Schumer, Howard Dean and Feinswein.

Prove me wrong!!!
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:54:49 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 5:55:22 PM EST by DigDug]

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK



LIKE I CAN DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT!
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:54:58 PM EST
It ain't braggin if you can do it.
That said, the most arrogant jackasses I have ever met were college professors. Especially tenured socialist ones, which is most of them.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:56:02 PM EST
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:56:56 PM EST

Originally Posted By NME:
Cops...
Movie theatre managers...
Gun shop owners...



+1 on the Gun Shop Owners.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:57:21 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 5:57:28 PM EST by roboman]

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK



LIKE I CAN DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT!



Well......you could not post a 5-option poll for starters?
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:57:31 PM EST
From my experiences I'd say actors or actresses.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:58:16 PM EST
no Judges/DAs ?
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:58:24 PM EST
Internet Commandos
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:58:32 PM EST
So do the professions attract the arrogant or do they create the arrogant?
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 5:59:45 PM EST
As an attorney by educatioin (although not currently practicing) I am pleased and surprised that we have not made the list to this point.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:00:44 PM EST
I say Doctors, to be more specific, ER doc's and surgeons (i've met several that have a "God" complex). Followed by airline pilots, but again this can depend on the airline or the tyow of aircraft they fly (Some are very self important; "It's my airplane,you'll do as I say"). Law Enforcment, again depends on the agency, Fed's tend to be up there (especially the USSS and FBI), some city's like LA and retired NYPD that start new carreers in the south or smaller agencies as chiefs or directors for an agency and bring their vast "experience" with them. YMMV
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:01:08 PM EST
Doctors! Even when they screw-up and don't do their job they still expect you to pay. Even a $2/hour waiter will usually be apologetic and correct their mistake when it's pointed out to them.z
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:01:29 PM EST

Originally Posted By roboman:

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK



LIKE I CAN DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT!



Well......you could not post a 5-option poll for starters?



Or perhaps you could ignore the pretty little graph and look at the percentages? Just an idea...
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:01:32 PM EST

Originally Posted By OrionSix:
As an attorney by educatioin (although not currently practicing) I am pleased and surprised that we have not made the list to this point.



Maybe you should sue to make the list.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:02:11 PM EST
Why aren't Marines on that list? lol
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:02:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By zoom:
Doctors! Even when they screw-up and don't do their job they still expect you to pay. Even a $2/hour waiter will usually be apologetic and correct their mistake when it's pointed out to them.z


No one said you have to ever go to one. Please dont and you wont be offended neither will they.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:03:10 PM EST

Originally Posted By RRTX:
Why aren't Marines on that list? lol



That ain't bragging...
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:03:12 PM EST
You can find arrogant assholes in every profession.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:04:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK


I TOUCH MYSELF AT NIGHT
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:04:28 PM EST
Docs
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:05:12 PM EST

Originally Posted By ZootTX:

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK


I TOUCH MYSELF AT NIGHT



Isn't that special...
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:05:39 PM EST

Originally Posted By ZootTX:

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK


I TOUCH MYSELF AT NIGHT

Just don't touch me and we'll be ok
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:06:20 PM EST

Originally Posted By DigDug:

Originally Posted By ZootTX:

Originally Posted By Dusty_C:
5 OPTION POLLS DON'T FUCKING WORK


I TOUCH MYSELF AT NIGHT



Isn't that special...


My mommy always said I was special
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:08:57 PM EST

There is 'good' arrogance and 'bad' arrogance.

The 'good' variety is when someone knows what they are doing and finds it laughable that you're even questioning them.

The 'bad' variety is when someone thinks they know what they are doing, but really have no clue, and finds it laughable that you're even questioning them.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:09:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 6:09:56 PM EST by DanishM1Garand]

Originally Posted By RRTX:
Why aren't Marines on that list? lol



If you can do it you aint bragging.

I wanted to vote doctors, but they can do it. Teachers are the most arrogant vs. ability IMHO.

ETA: damn it 6 seconds
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:09:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By adair_usmc:
I think college professors are the most arrogant.

yup. and your poll is screwed up b/c you put 5 choices.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:12:16 PM EST

Originally Posted By zoom:
Doctors! Even when they screw-up and don't do their job they still expect you to pay. Even a $2/hour waiter will usually be apologetic and correct their mistake when it's pointed out to them.z



Apologizing would imply that I did something wrong. Which is impossible.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:13:07 PM EST
Pro athletes... particularly those that have "star" status.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:13:08 PM EST
Fighter pilots.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:14:39 PM EST
BMV employees
Unemployment Bureau employees
Second Lieutenants (especially female)
Trial lawyers
Appellate Judges
Print media editers
Actors/entertainers
Entertainment critics
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:15:00 PM EST
Offshore workers, you'll know this one.


COMPANY MAN
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:17:31 PM EST

Originally Posted By zoom:
Doctors! Even when they screw-up and don't do their job they still expect you to pay. Even a $2/hour waiter will usually be apologetic and correct their mistake when it's pointed out to them.z



Well, the .gov limits what we can make. They make the rules, we play by them.

I would much rather we got paid for the amount of time we spent with patients, determined by the difficulty of their condition and could set our own fees without all the gov't/insurance bullshit. And then I would be more than glad to refund people who I was mistaken on. It does happen but not often.

BTW, being wrong does not include you went to another doctor for your cold and he said you had a sinus infection and gave you the antibiotics you needed all along, blah, blah, blah....or similar bullshit.

Time always reveals the truth and if I am wrong I admit it.

There are some pretty arrogant docs though, I agree. Myself included at times. FWIW, I have not at all been impressed with the quality of care I have gotten from other docs for my family. Not at all. One of the surgical groups who took care of several family members excepted. They were awesome and took great care of my wife an mother.
My wife and I were tlaking bout that just yesterday. I could give a pretty long list of screw ups, rude behavior and rippoff billing because I am a doc and they know I won't say anything.


Based on my experience on this site, I would say law enforcement hands down. A few real dicks. Probably plenty here that are decent though, we just don't know they are LEOs. The ones who go around here with a chip on their shoulder are a real piece of work.

As for my real life experience, I would say lawyers. Most of the ones here actually don't seem too bad.
Link Posted: 2/24/2006 6:19:43 PM EST
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 6:20:51 PM EST by Colt_SBR]
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