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Offline Asteriktos

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Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« on: October 07, 2012, 07:23:31 PM »
Graduate finds work as human scarecrow

As graduates struggle to find work in the ever-competitive British job market, one 22-year-old has turned to working on a farm as a human scarecrow...
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2012, 07:34:45 PM »
A job is a job.  The others shouldn't be so picky.

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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2012, 10:18:16 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2012, 11:05:19 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

How much did it pay, and are they taking applications?
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2012, 11:09:55 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

How much did it pay, and are they taking applications?

That job sounds awesome.
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2012, 01:56:32 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

How much did it pay, and are they taking applications?

That job sounds awesome.

I can ask about where he heard about it if anyone is really interested. ;D

oh, and you're also supposed to wear dirty clothes.

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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2012, 05:59:48 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

How much did it pay, and are they taking applications?

That job sounds awesome.

I can ask about where he heard about it if anyone is really interested. ;D

oh, and you're also supposed to wear dirty clothes.

I can do that; this really doesn't sound too bad.  Do I have to have European citizenship, or will they sponsor me for a visa?
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2012, 08:19:28 PM »
Someone recently recommended to me a similar kind of job...this one involved living as a hermit on a British estate and scaring children away. It would entail not cutting my hair or beard and possibly living in a cave. I said maybe in the future.

How much did it pay, and are they taking applications?

That job sounds awesome.

I can ask about where he heard about it if anyone is really interested. ;D

oh, and you're also supposed to wear dirty clothes.

I can do that; this really doesn't sound too bad.  Do I have to have European citizenship, or will they sponsor me for a visa?

Unfortunately, the person who told me about it says he read about it in an article a couple of years ago, and doesn't have it anymore.

Google, I guess.

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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2012, 08:23:49 PM »
^I know from my reading that in Russia they hire people to guard gardens, and it gives you plenty of time to read the Bible, philokalia, and say thousands of Jesus Prayers. Russia. Something to think about!
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2012, 08:53:45 PM »
^I know from my reading that in Russia they hire people to guard gardens, and it gives you plenty of time to read the Bible, philokalia, and say thousands of Jesus Prayers. Russia. Something to think about!

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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2012, 09:54:30 PM »
^I know from my reading that in Russia they hire people to guard gardens, and it gives you plenty of time to read the Bible, philokalia, and say thousands of Jesus Prayers. Russia. Something to think about!

How much do they pay these people.
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2012, 10:19:26 PM »
I don't know what everyone will pay, but the fellow I read about watched the garden the entire summer, was given a place to stay while he watched it, and at the end was given 2 rubles and a knapsack full of bread.
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2012, 11:40:55 PM »
I don't know what everyone will pay, but the fellow I read about watched the garden the entire summer, was given a place to stay while he watched it, and at the end was given 2 rubles and a knapsack full of bread.

Er...6 cents?
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2012, 11:51:01 PM »
That's what the book said. *shrugs*  :angel:
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #14 on: October 10, 2012, 09:45:02 AM »
I don't know what everyone will pay, but the fellow I read about watched the garden the entire summer, was given a place to stay while he watched it, and at the end was given 2 rubles and a knapsack full of bread.

Did your Starets tell you to do this?   ;)
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Re: Who Says There Are No Good Jobs Left?
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2012, 01:42:40 PM »
I don't know what everyone will pay, but the fellow I read about watched the garden the entire summer, was given a place to stay while he watched it, and at the end was given 2 rubles and a knapsack full of bread.

Somehow I don't think I would ever recover from the plane ticket
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