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Alright, i need an opinion on this one....

I've gone to college for what seems like forever and all its got me is a pickle of a problem. Its not a lack of work around here, don't get me wrong, but the two places i worked, i'm thinking i'm a tool. The one gig is four days a week 10 hours a day being the manager of the paver brick division of a fairly reputable nursery around here. The problem is, none of the stuff sells. NONE of it, EVER. And that got old really quick. People see the price on the stuff (which is outrageous) and walk away or start asking questions. I have no good reason for the prices, and i'm fed up with it, i'm going nowhere.

My other gig is a lawn mower whore, which sucks becuase my boss kind of like...uh....use your imagination i guess...and i'm not going to put up with it. You know, i love that job and all, but i'm thinking maybe i can find the same gig for a different outfit, but i won't get away with as much.

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I don't know you're personal situation but it seems you have very marketable skills that would allow you to start your own business doing one or both of these jobs for a reasonable price. No boss and no boss problems.

just my .02

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You may have no boss problems, but, if your business gets big enough, you may end up with employee problems. One can be as bad as the other if not worse. Not ment as a discouragement, just trying to point things out.
 

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Originally posted by kubotachick
My other gig is a lawn mower whore, which sucks becuase my boss kind of like...uh....use your imagination i guess...and i'm not going to put up with it. You know, i love that job and all, but i'm thinking maybe i can find the same gig for a different outfit, but i won't get away with as much.

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I kinda like the sound of that Beavis...but can we remove the lawnmower part? hehe Cool!

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I owned a lawn maintenance service for over 6 years, worked for a landscaper's lawn service for 2 years, and worked part time for a Deere dealer and even with all that experience, I'm not sure what the duties of a "lawn mower whore" are? Do you sell mowers? Or do you work for a lawn service? I'm not trying to be funny, just trying to figure out exactly what it is you do, so that I might make a decent suggestion as to possible career paths. What are you majoring in at college? What would you LIKE to be doing? Where would you like to be doing it? If landscaping and nursery work seem attractive, have you considered checking out jobs at a botanical garden? City park service (good benifits but not so great wages)? Do you want to operate heavy equipment? Office job? I'm not a career counsoler, but I've had many varied jobs in my 48 years on the planet, and more info on what you want would be helpfull.
 

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You could always run an escort business for bringing gay men or those with "closet tendencies" down to Mexico for a little fun in the sun..... :D



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here we go!:)
 

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Im with Joe. I mean other then what the boss WANT'S you to do, you say you like the job. What does it include.

It is tough for a woman to break into a job in the normaly "man's" feilds. From being in the auto biz, I see it alot. A lot of the men out there cant handle it, and dont give the women a fair shake. Well ether that or, how we say, they try to "Get to know them better" So what ever you decide, I wish you all the luck. You seem to have a pretty strong will, and a sence of humer[but bad taste in men I hear:D ] so that will go a long way.
 

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alright, the definition of a lawn mower whore...the blonde that pretends that she knows what she's doing on a 61" MTD pro. And did i mention in my last months of being a lawn mower whore i tore up my arm on faulty equipment? I don't think i can handle many more scars.

As for college i'm majoring in horticulture, which by the way, i think i've met more bums on the corner than many people (they all have one thing in common, they all have degrees in horticulture).
 

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Originally posted by kubotachick
r And did i mention in my last months of being a lawn mower whore i tore up my arm on faulty equipment? I don't think i can handle many more scars.


It is my understanding that whores of all kinds like the tribal look of body art....just color the scars in and you're there.....
 

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Memo to KC!
Your Bright, fun and amusing, you are not an a manipulative puppet!
You are putting yourself in a comprising position!!
Say what you mean and mean what you say!!
Be your own person and play second to no one!!!!!!
Sincerely,
Dean
 

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KC

You better quit all this stuff . Using phases like "lawnmower whore" and shacking up in Mexico with a raging queen. To think you belittle yourself in front of all these grown men. If you are willing to show us a picture of yourself standing in front of a big fish, Where will it end?
If you are not careful Archdean is gonna come up there wash your mouth out with soap and send you to bed without your supper.
Now I have to go pray for the souls of these depraved Tractor forum members, who I thought were having a little harmless fun. But now I see that they all must be sicko's and need chastised.
 

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Re: KC

Originally posted by slipshod
You better quit all this stuff . Using phases like "lawnmower whore" and shacking up in Mexico with a raging queen. To think you belittle yourself in front of all these grown men. If you are willing to show us a picture of yourself standing in front of a big fish, Where will it end?
If you are not careful Archdean is gonna come up there wash your mouth out with soap and send you to bed without your supper.
Now I have to go pray for the souls of these depraved Tractor forum members, who I thought were having a little harmless fun. But now I see that they all must be sicko's and need chastised.
Would you like to explain your above post!!

She is a young lady and I have no intentions of washing anyones mouth out with soap or anything else!!

Do you have a young Daughter? I had asked her to join this forum because I thought (at the time most members were mature posters) and could guide her!!

Are you saying I was naive and WRONG????
 

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I just might as well say it here as anywhere , the run of the mill posters are responsible, articulate and provide thoughtful context to any given thread on most topics!!
On the reverse side the majority of a select group of moderators invariably feel that they must personally take everything as an personable affront to their rear opening!!!
DO YOU REALLY THINK THAT YOU ARE THAT SPECIAL and Therefore CHOSEN?????????
God help you all in your little small world!!!!!!
 

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Originally posted by kubotachick
So?
If you like school &/or are close to finishing, then by all means stay in school. If you're interested in the business/management end of horticulture then maybe you could add a couple of business courses to your vitae. Just because you know bums with horticulture degrees doesn't mean you'll be one.

re: the paver brick job - Can you switch departments, or do you hate the place too? If you hate it then bail. You're not doing you or them any good if you hate your job.

re: the mowing job - tell him to keep his freakin' hands to himself, or find another gig. There're other jobs.

Good luck.
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How about a tape recorder or video camera....

Treatment like that is not acceptable in the modern workplace, male dominated or otherwise. You have to tell him to stop once (get it on tape), then get the second offense on tape and you will have it made.

Set up another job or build a small nest egg and report to your local wage and hour division or straight to the courtroom.

Maybe you could settle out for ownership of his business.


Take a stand. Other's in your situation will thank you.
 

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Re: Re: KC

Originally posted by Archdean
Would you like to explain your above post!!

She is a young lady and I have no intentions of washing anyones mouth out with soap or anything else!!

Do you have a young Daughter? I had asked her to join this forum because I thought (at the time most members were mature posters) and could guide her!!

Are you saying I was naive and WRONG????
Dean,
I do not have a young daughter, but I have a young granddaughter barely half Kobota Chick's age. My children are grown. My point is the same as yours, KC should not be calling herself a whore of any kind, it is demeaning and I suspect the response she got was about what she expected.
I think the answer to your second question is two part. To answer part one: I don't think you are naive, just like myself from a different generation then KC. Young people talk like that now,we don't have to like it , but it is true. To answer part two: I do not think you are wrong , we are both on the same side.
As to explaining the part about washing her mouth out with soap and sending her to bed without supper. That is what would have happened at my house growing up if my children had used improper language.
The post was meant as humor, not an attack on you. Sorry you took it that way and now that I know you are a sensitive guy, I will temper my responses so not to offend you.
By the way I am a mature poster , but now I have seen the light and will no longer try to inflict any humor in my posts. (not) . question? A personable affront to my rear opening? Doesn't personable mean with good humor? Or did you mean something else? A personable affront to a rear opening is maybe what KC's date to Mexico was looking for.
 
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