What was your age when you got a job

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  1. farmerdude

    farmerdude Well-Known Member

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    I was 15 and spent the summer chopping weeds out of my dad's friend's cotton field. It was what made me want to go to college
     
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    A paying job - 13. Before that, I worked at my Dad's garden center every weekend.
     
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    I delivered newspapers when I was 15 on my bike. Back in the 80s
    It sucked gigantic balls.
     
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    First paying job. Dishwasher, 15.
     
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    16 at Roy Rogers. Hated it.
     
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    13...in charge of making TOAST...hahaha. .at the local diner
     
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    I had a paper route in grade 4 if that counts. first "real" job was Burger King in grade 9 at the highway rest area. my parents had to drive so far to get me there because the highway exits were so far apart. sometimes i'd walk there through farmer's fields. do I sound like an old, angry man?
     
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    Started delivering papers when I was 11, a year before the newspapers minimum age, been working ever since
     
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    one time Bret Hart and Owen Hart and some other wrestlers came in while I was working and they were coming back from a wrestling show in Toronto. I was cleaning up the lobby and they told me I was doing a great job and seemed like good dudes. that's the only celebrity encounter I've had in my life.
     
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    15, we used to wash a fleet of transport trucks every Saturday for 12 hours. It was a lot of fun working with a few of my cousins and goofing off after the boss went home and climbing to the top of the grain elevators there. It was great having money all through the end of high school.
     
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    Two paper routes when I was 11. Kept both of those till I got a grocery store job at 17.
     
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    Shart Garfunkel I brought the magic suitcase

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    12. Caddy.
     
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    15, moving stock for a small dept store in White Plains on weekends.
     
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    ...first paying job age 11. i worked at a motel cleaning the pool the parking lot stocking the linens. at 13 i got serious and took a job at orange julius so i could buy my first set of ludwig drums.
     
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    15. Waitress at a retirement home. Horrible. Then a dry cleaner, then a library until I graduated high school. (where I was constantly reprimanded for sneaking peeks at books on sexuality. Ponderous.)
     
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    17 at a 2 Guys dept. store in N.J.
     
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    Rupert Pupkin That Ass is Attached to Daniela Lopez

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    sold crack in the housing project I lived in.





    ......wait, That's JZ's story
     
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    I went to college and worked in a Payless drug store garden department. job sucked, but we had a good softball team, took 2nd in a way competitive league
     
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    At 5. School. Like D.R.I. said "School's a job, but you, don't get paid". Then once I was done with that job at 18, I got one that paid.
     
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    I love DRI
     
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