NFR What Is (was) Your Job?

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  1. a_fors

    a_fors Active Member

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    Well, I'm a student at CWU and I am also a fishing guide out of Anacortes. Other than that I sold shoes, and worked at a carwash before that.
     
  2. Thom Collins

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    Army for 15 years (19K20-Armor Crewman & 12B30-Combat Engineer) & cop for for 6 years. In 2005 the wife convinced me to do something I'm passionate about. I've always had some form of a home recording studio so I went to school for digital audio engineering. Been an audio engineer (live and recording) and musician since graduation.
     
  3. Skysoldier

    Skysoldier FUBAR

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    What more do you need :)
     
  4. Big E

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    Retired after 22 years in the USAF in IT and am now a Computer Scientist for the DoN for the past 3 years.

    Just graduated with my MS in Software Engineering today! I'm going fishing!!!!!
     
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    bulletsnhooks Pat Coleman

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    Put my self through college running wildland fire engines for the state. After college worked as a silvicultural forester for a few years and am currently a forest practices forester for the DNR.
     
  6. Go Fish

    Go Fish Language, its a virus

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  8. ganderlander2

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    Sheetmetal worker here, 22 years. Only job I've had since I was 17.
     
  9. Jerry Daschofsky

    Jerry Daschofsky Moderator Staff Member

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    I wear many hats between fishing and outdoor cooking. Both would be considered hobby businesses. My job that pays the bills for the last 24 years has been UPS. 3 years as a local sorter and 21 years as a driver.
     
  10. Lex Story

    Lex Story Angler, Gastronomist, Artist, Jarhead, Geek

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    jumbo215 Jasper hickman

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    Rick, are you familiar with Tom White? Hes an orthodontist in Bellingham had a practice for ever up there, big UW fan also.
     
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    jumbo215 Jasper hickman

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    Currently I'm an elevator mechanic for thyssenkrupp, also I've worked as a farmer, scuba instructor, commercial diver, boat mechanic, golf ball diver, river guide, bouncer, framer, dive master.
     
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    In the mid 90s, I worked in Alaska on a commercial purse seiner for salmon and herring with fellow board member Daryl Holmstrom.

    Currently, I work part-time as a fly shop attendee, co-own a small business that manufactures fishing pontoon boats and rafts, and work full time as a fish biologist.

    I'm hoping to beat Brad Pitt in thinking like a fish in less than three years. :D
     
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    BS in Photography from Texas A&M, Retired and closed the studio 4 years ago... TV Fishing show host 11 years, Radio fishing show 22 years. Fishing guide... Retired and let my son do the guiding and I just travel and go fishing. If the Navy hadn't moved me to Hawaii, I would probably have stayed in Whidbey Island... Washington is a beautiful place.
     
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    16 Years at a local Large real-estate company, but mostly I work with past clients when I'm not flipping homes.