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    You think your job stinks?

    How'd you like to be the guy on the left? Bullet-proof vest testing, circa 1923.

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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    No thanks, boss.
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Grantura_MKI View Post
    No thanks, boss.
    The guy who tested the first prototype could not be reached for comment.
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Quote Originally Posted by Basil View Post
    The guy who tested the first prototype could not be reached for comment.
    I believe he was fired.
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    I am not the right caliber person for that job.
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    We've all been there. At least figuratively ...
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Yup.

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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    At least they gave him a break, a top break.
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    "These researchers worked at Hill Top Research Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio and every morning about 75 men and women would parade through their labs and offer up their pits, feet, breath and private parts in the name of olfactory science."

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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Wonder if the shooter had a couple with lunch??...


    But, not the worse job..


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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Worse job in the world still has to be the military CACO job.

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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    Quote Originally Posted by anarchy99 View Post
    Worse job in the world still has to be the military CACO job.
    Agree 100%. Having to inform family of the death of a loved one - a horror for all involved.
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    Re: You think your job stinks?

    And remember - these people probably filled out a job application
    to get their job,even the guy who hauls/cleans portable toilets.
    Just Remember.......
    NOBODY ever says "COOL PRIUS!"

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