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reiko57
09-04-2009, 11:07 PM
i had a date tonight (believe it or not) and one thing in particular always seems to send the vibe (usually a good one, im pretty charming) in the wrong direction, when i get asked what i do for a living.. i answered like i always do, vinyl siding, sometimes windows and doors, usually residential.. and was met with the standard look of total disinterest in continuing the date

now, i realize its not the coolest job in the world, but it pays the bills and i work steadily yearround, also, im damn good at it, and it seems pointless to "go back to school" now when it would take 4 or 5 years of hard work just to start out doing something i'll probably hate just as much making less than i make now, besides its not like its my passion, its just work ya know...

anyway, how do i make it sound.. i dont know.. cooler i guess, or avoid it altogether? i can't dominate the conversation all night, and i NEVER bring up work when i'm just getting to know a girl.. so yeah needless to say the rest of the night sucked and i'm sitting here cruising chiefsplanet, for gods sake help me

Baconeater
09-04-2009, 11:10 PM
Tell them you're a Residential Home Improvement Specialist. Either that or stop dating materialistic bitches who judge you by the work you do.

J Diddy
09-04-2009, 11:10 PM
district manager for dominos pizza. you got a cooler job than me.

T-post Tom
09-04-2009, 11:10 PM
Get a fake police badge and tell your dates that you're a cop. I hear it's a sure way to get some tail. :D

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:10 PM
1) keep your credit good.

2) get corporate AMEX

3) + save also

4) start your own siding company.

5) get snatch

J Diddy
09-04-2009, 11:11 PM
Tell them you're a Residential Home Improvement Specialist. Either that or stop dating materialistic bitches who judge you by the work you do.

This

T-post Tom
09-04-2009, 11:11 PM
1) keep your credit good.

2) get corporate AMEX

3) + save also

4) start your own siding company.

5) get snatch


Much more effort than a fake police badge. Just sayin...

Buehler445
09-04-2009, 11:11 PM
Dress it up some, I'd guess. Residential refinishing or something like that. I wouldn't stop at just installing it, talk about what you do that they might not know about or what you do different than other people.

You should note, however, that I am not "cool", "smart", "suave", or "interesting"

So take it with a grain of salt.

J Diddy
09-04-2009, 11:11 PM
1) keep your credit good.

2) get corporate AMEX

3) + save also

4) start your own siding company.

5) get snatch

SR's 5 step plan for getting snatch.

JD10367
09-04-2009, 11:12 PM
Phrase it more vaguely. "I'm in home construction, you know, exterior stuff like doors and windows and siding." The word 'construction' will conjure up sweaty hard-hatted men in her mind. It's the "vinyl" that's killing it for you. "Vinyl" conjures up softness and gay coloring. :D

Or just tell her you're an amateur orgasmist. Then explain that your true occupation is using your giant tongue and huge penis to induce as many female orgasms as humanly possible without killing the woman. But that you don't get paid for that, so to pay the rent you also have to do odd jobs like siding. :)

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:13 PM
Get a fake police badge and tell your dates that you're a cop. I hear it's a sure way to get some tail. :D

true enough:D

JD10367
09-04-2009, 11:13 PM
district manager for dominos pizza. you got a cooler job than me.

"I manage a bunch of restaurants". :)

LaChapelle
09-04-2009, 11:14 PM
You don't do the seamless stuff, I take it.

DeezNutz
09-04-2009, 11:14 PM
Tell them:

I work outside. Renovations, construction, what not...

Play up the machismo factor.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:15 PM
I'm in Murders & Executions.

pr_capone
09-04-2009, 11:15 PM
Tell them you're a Residential Home Improvement Specialist. Either that or stop dating materialistic bitches who judge you by the work you do.

Thread Over

Fairplay
09-04-2009, 11:16 PM
I have a hard time explaining what i do.

When i say my job title i get a huh? look. And they will say what does that mean? And then when i try to explain, it gets them more confused. I even get confused explaining in laymens terms what i do. :spock:

Thankfully my lady never really bugged me about it. She figured i wasn't an idiot and i pay the bills so she is happy.

LaChapelle
09-04-2009, 11:16 PM
You've got a green job. The cheap shit that turns green with fungus.

reiko57
09-04-2009, 11:16 PM
You don't do the seamless stuff, I take it.

yeah i do

lol, thanks for the replies guys, i'm cracking up, this has made me feel a hell of a lot better

Lumpy
09-04-2009, 11:17 PM
If she was turned-off by what u do for a living, it was prolly for the best. I would suggest not to sugarcoat ur job title too much. If u do end up having a relationship w/ any of ur future dates, she might bail after the truth comes out. Hopefully u will find someone that isn't high-maintenance looking for a financial free ride.

Ugly Duck
09-04-2009, 11:18 PM
Vinyl siding.... that's part of what we call Environmental Engineering here in California....

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:18 PM
ANALYST CLASS `84

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Miles
09-04-2009, 11:19 PM
1) keep your credit good.

2) get corporate AMEX

3) + save also

4) start your own siding company.

5) get snatch

Missing some steps.

In the morning if my face is a little puffy I'll put on an ice pack while doing stomach crunches. I can do 1000 now. After I remove the ice pack I use a deep pore cleanser lotion. In the shower I use a water activated gel cleanser, then a honey almond body scrub, and on the face an exfoliating gel scrub. Then I apply an herb-mint facial mask which I leave on for 10 minutes while I prepare the rest of my routine. I always use an after shave lotion with little or no alcohol, because alcohol dries your face out and makes you look older. Then moisturizer, then an anti-aging eye balm followed by a final moisturizing protective lotion.

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:19 PM
Tell them you're a Residential Home Improvement Specialist. Either that or stop dating materialistic bitches who judge you by the work you do.

I love a thread where the first post is the best. I mean, I haven't read the rest of it but there is no better way to put this.

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:20 PM
district manager for dominos pizza. you got a cooler job than me.

I don't know. You're the boss for the most part, and I doubt he's making 80+ a year.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:22 PM
Missing some steps.

In the morning if my face is a little puffy I'll put on an ice pack while doing stomach crunches. I can do 1000 now. After I remove the ice pack I use a deep pore cleanser lotion. In the shower I use a water activated gel cleanser, then a honey almond body scrub, and on the face an exfoliating gel scrub. Then I apply an herb-mint facial mask which I leave on for 10 minutes while I prepare the rest of my routine. I always use an after shave lotion with little or no alcohol, because alcohol dries your face out and makes you look older. Then moisturizer, then an anti-aging eye balm followed by a final moisturizing protective lotion.

Don't just stare at it, Miles, eat it.

Lumpy
09-04-2009, 11:22 PM
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j275/McLumpy78/Funny%20Stuff/AmericanPsycho.jpg

Damn it SR, u beat me to it. LMAO

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:22 PM
If she was turned-off by what u do for a living, it was prolly for the best. I would suggest not to sugarcoat ur job title too much. If u do end up having a relationship w/ any of ur future dates, she might bail after the truth comes out. Hopefully u will find someone that isn't high-maintenance looking for a financial free ride.

While this is true, I wouldn't hesitate to try and get a high maintenance, finance free fuck out of the deal. Don't feel bad either, they deserve it.

KcFanInGA
09-04-2009, 11:23 PM
Tell them you make geriatric porn movies

reiko57
09-04-2009, 11:23 PM
I don't know. You're the boss for the most part, and I doubt he's making 80+ a year.

barely clearing 40

Fat Elvis
09-04-2009, 11:24 PM
Tell the next one that you are a pimp.

Fairplay
09-04-2009, 11:25 PM
Phrase it more vaguely. "I'm in home construction, you know, exterior stuff like doors and windows and siding."


This is a good suggestion. Always follow up with a story about something you worked on lately. Make it sound professional what you do.

This is the bottom line guys: The girl has to tell her friends what you do, she wants something she can say that sounds you have some sort of brains.

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:25 PM
barely clearing 40

I don't know how old you are, but 40 in KC is alright. You're paying the bills, and having some fun. That wasn't a shot at all. If you decide to go the geriatric pr0n route, tell them your first movie starred Grandma Lee.

http://www.kcconfidential.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/ph_grandma_lee.jpg

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:26 PM
http://i82.photobucket.com/albums/j275/McLumpy78/Funny%20Stuff/AmericanPsycho.jpg

Damn it SR, u beat me to it. LMAO

Varda truffle, Lumpy?

Fairplay
09-04-2009, 11:27 PM
barely clearing 40


If you're happy with what you do then that's great man.

Mecca
09-04-2009, 11:28 PM
Tell them you don't do anything...or tell them you have an awesome job and have a BMW key ring on your keys and say it's in the shop.

If you're looking to get laid the 2 best approaches are either loaded dude or bum dude.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:28 PM
honestly, the girl sounds a little bitchy.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:29 PM
Tell them you don't do anything...or tell them you have an awesome job and have a BMW key ring on your keys and say it's in the shop.

If you're looking to get laid the 2 best approaches are either loaded dude or bum dude.

stick to football, Mecca. ;)

reiko57
09-04-2009, 11:29 PM
I don't know how old you are, but 40 in KC is alright. You're paying the bills, and having some fun. That wasn't a shot at all. If you decide to go the geriatric pr0n route, tell them your first movie starred Grandma Lee.



oh i didn't take it as a shot, i'm not quite 23 and most of my friends are unemployed, i'm pleased as punch to still have a job, and one yet that i know what i'm doing, i'd hate to have to go into roofing or interior construction

and i think fairplay hit it dead on, girls want their guys' job to seem interesting so they can feel better about themselves in front of their friends... right?

J Diddy
09-04-2009, 11:30 PM
"I manage a bunch of restaurants". :)

what exactly does this mean?

SLAG
09-04-2009, 11:31 PM
I am a Linux web server administrator, mostly with php , apache and mysql.

more specifically I support an open source course management system that sits on top of the LAMP setup.

I love my Job

|Zach|
09-04-2009, 11:32 PM
Don't lie or anything but then again in a first exchange \ first date situation...sugar coating is recommended.

Phrase it as a value you feel like you give people.

Kind of like selling a TV. When I used to work at office depot (dark times) I had a niche for selling TVs. Other salesman would go on about the specs or stuff about the TV but I painted a picture of the person and their family or SO enjoying the TV in their living room...spending time together or watching a game.

Paint a picture of the value instead of a description of the work.

Its kind of bullshitty but it isn't you being a liar and it puts you in a better position. Someone's home is a big deal. Talk about how rewarding it is to you to be able to work on and improve upon the place that someone lives. You think its great that they enjoy it more and/or get more out of it because of your service.

Just my thoughts. All the best to you.

Miles
09-04-2009, 11:32 PM
Just think of a non BS way to phrase what you do that sounds more impressive. Hell it seems like half of the people I meet these days outside of my profession are "project mangers". I still have no idea what the hell a project manager is and it seems neither do they.

Mecca
09-04-2009, 11:33 PM
oh i didn't take it as a shot, i'm not quite 23 and most of my friends are unemployed, i'm pleased as punch to still have a job, and one yet that i know what i'm doing, i'd hate to have to go into roofing or interior construction

and i think fairplay hit it dead on, girls want their guys' job to seem interesting so they can feel better about themselves in front of their friends... right?

Do your unemployed friends get women?

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:34 PM
oh i didn't take it as a shot, i'm not quite 23 and most of my friends are unemployed, i'm pleased as punch to still have a job, and one yet that i know what i'm doing, i'd hate to have to go into roofing or interior construction

and i think fairplay hit it dead on, girls want their guys' job to seem interesting so they can feel better about themselves in front of their friends... right?

Fuck dude. Most kids your age don't make that kind of scratch. You're doing well.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:35 PM
I resell computer hardware, namely IBM, but also Compaq and Dell, Also laser printer parts. All of this mess consists of: Servers, Laptops, Workstations, Hard drives, LCD's, Tape drives, fibre cards, keyboards, monitors, whole unit laser printers, the big ass multi function HP's (sort of like copiers)

uhhh, I dabble in all of the above, also in brands: Panasonic, Sony, Zebra, Oki, Brother, Epson, Infoprint,

Yawn, that's about it, I only stock about 35% of what I sell, So, I uhh, broker a shit ton and it's a fugging pain in the ass @ times, but overall, I love it.

jidar
09-04-2009, 11:35 PM
oh i didn't take it as a shot, i'm not quite 23 and most of my friends are unemployed, i'm pleased as punch to still have a job, and one yet that i know what i'm doing, i'd hate to have to go into roofing or interior construction

and i think fairplay hit it dead on, girls want their guys' job to seem interesting so they can feel better about themselves in front of their friends... right?

You're a 23 year old construction worker who uses phrases like "pleased as punch". Maybe you should try picking up chicks at the Rodeo.

BigMeatballDave
09-04-2009, 11:35 PM
Tell them you're a Residential Home Improvement Specialist. Either that or stop dating materialistic bitches who judge you by the work you do.THIS

Mecca
09-04-2009, 11:36 PM
Pleased as punch, who says that?

BWillie
09-04-2009, 11:37 PM
Why don't you just lie. That is what I do. It's not like I have a bad job, but it's much more fun to just make shit up. Sometimes I call my friend when we are in the same bar, and he answers it when he's hitting on a chick and is like "What!? No. I can't do the heart transplant tonight. I can't do it - Call Dr. Smithers instead". That is usually where he fails.

Miles
09-04-2009, 11:37 PM
Pleased as punch, who says that?

People born before 1960.

Der Flöprer
09-04-2009, 11:37 PM
You're a 23 year old construction worker who uses phrases like "pleased as punch". Maybe you should try picking up chicks at the Rodeo.

Pleased as punch, who says that?

ROFL The kid is well versed. What's wrong with that?

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:38 PM
Exterior Designer :D

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:39 PM
People born before 1960.

probably rubbed off on him/her from his or her family.

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:39 PM
Exterior Designer :D

teh ghey

Miles
09-04-2009, 11:39 PM
Why don't you just lie. That is what I do. It's not like I have a bad job, but it's much more fun to just make shit up. Sometimes I call my friend when we are in the same bar, and he answers it when he's hitting on a chick and is like "What!? No. I can't do the heart transplant tonight. I can't do it - Call Dr. Smithers instead". That is usually where he fails.

That doesn't really work outside of a one night hookup if you don't mind being and ass.

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:41 PM
teh ghey
LMAO

Even when it's done outside—in the rugged outdoors?

BWillie
09-04-2009, 11:41 PM
That doesn't really work outside of a one night hookup if you don't mind being and ass.

Yeah, and what's your point?

badgirl
09-04-2009, 11:41 PM
i had a date tonight (believe it or not) and one thing in particular always seems to send the vibe (usually a good one, im pretty charming) in the wrong direction, when i get asked what i do for a living.. i answered like i always do, vinyl siding, sometimes windows and doors, usually residential.. and was met with the standard look of total disinterest in continuing the date

now, i realize its not the coolest job in the world, but it pays the bills and i work steadily yearround, also, im damn good at it, and it seems pointless to "go back to school" now when it would take 4 or 5 years of hard work just to start out doing something i'll probably hate just as much making less than i make now, besides its not like its my passion, its just work ya know...

anyway, how do i make it sound.. i dont know.. cooler i guess, or avoid it altogether? i can't dominate the conversation all night, and i NEVER bring up work when i'm just getting to know a girl.. so yeah needless to say the rest of the night sucked and i'm sitting here cruising chiefsplanet, for gods sake help me

Ask about her job first and its a lame ass job, then start talking about yours and it will seem more interesting to her.

If you feel your date feels your job isn't good enough for HER then she probably isn't worth your time anyway. If there was really something there it wouldn't matter what you do, just the fact you are man enough to have a job and work to support yourself should be impressive enough. There are a lot of men who don't have a job nor want one, and others are looking for a woman with a good enough job to support THEM.

Maybe you should think about it like, "when I (you) find a woman who is ok with what I do for a living and doesn't try to end the date based on my job, then there may be something".

I hope this makes sense cause by the time I finished typing I even felt a little confused, although I know what I am trying to say.:p

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:42 PM
LMAO

Even when it's done outside—in the rugged outdoors?

:D

oh, also ;)

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:43 PM
A If there was really something there it wouldn't matter what you do...

What if he was a hitman?

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:45 PM
honestly, maybe you should work on your description a little, maybe your delivery was off, seriously, maybe it was a little bit dry.

Baconeater
09-04-2009, 11:46 PM
There are a lot of men who don't have a job nor want one, and others are looking for a woman with a good enough job to support THEM.

And just what in the hell is wrong with that? There are millions of women out there that leech off of their men.

BWillie
09-04-2009, 11:46 PM
I think you should stop giving a f*ck what "she" thinks. Get her to the point where she feels like she is worried about what "you" think.

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:47 PM
And just what in the hell is wrong with that? There are millions of women out there that leech off of their men.

Yeah, but that's traditional values. NWWT!

Whattsomatta wida you?

Bwana
09-04-2009, 11:48 PM
Tell them:

I work outside. Renovations, construction, what not...

Play up the machismo factor.

He just needs to sack up, admit he's a complete meth monkey loser and hope for a pity fuck. Something tells me this moron knows his way about a tube sock and a jar of Vaseline.

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:49 PM
I think you should stop giving a f*ck what "she" thinks. Get her to the point where she feels like she is worried about what "you" think.

ROFL

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:50 PM
So.
Don't you wanna know what I do ?

BucEyedPea
09-04-2009, 11:50 PM
I already know.

bringbackmarty
09-04-2009, 11:51 PM
drunk...err...jazz musician...

BWillie
09-04-2009, 11:53 PM
Have you ever heard a guy go - "Well guys, my girlfriend. She is smoking hot. Great in the sack. We get along great. But you know what. She just doesn't have dreams and aspirations. She is content with being a first grade teacher. I think I'm going to have to dump her". But you hear that from chicks all the time. Fuckin' skanks. Jagabombs!

KCChiefsMan
09-04-2009, 11:54 PM
It doesn't matter what you do, just make it sound interesting and fun.

Ya, I'm in vinyl siding, I'm a handy guy to have around *wink*

Lumpy
09-04-2009, 11:55 PM
How in the hell did u get on my friend's list BWillie? :p

bringbackmarty
09-04-2009, 11:55 PM
just aks teh biches they giya sum!

Simply Red
09-04-2009, 11:57 PM
PUT IT IN HER REAR, actually, yeah, PIIHB.

badgirl
09-05-2009, 12:15 AM
And just what in the hell is wrong with that? There are millions of women out there that leech off of their men.

Maybe so, but if there are no children in the home, why not both work? If there are children in the home either parent staying home and doing the housework while the other one works is fine as long as they can afford it.

badgirl
09-05-2009, 12:16 AM
My job title sucks to, CNA (certified nursing aide). I always add, but I am waiting to start to Nursing school in May.

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 12:18 AM
My job title sucks to, CNA (certified nursing aide). I always add, but I am waiting to start to Nursing school in May.

go get your RN, pfft, silly.

Mr. Kotter
09-05-2009, 12:20 AM
Either accept this, because it's unlikely to change...unless you become a business "owner" in which case you'll gain some standing.

Or get your ass into a program of some sort, to earn a degree that you may not need, but will open doors to you....in case vinyl siding isn't something you decide to do, for life--but more importantly, it will put to rest what appears to be a nagging case of self-doubt (whether or not you are ready and willing to admit it.)

Best wishes for whatever decision you make. :toast:

BWillie
09-05-2009, 12:20 AM
I really can't blame women. If I was a hot chick, I'd just marry some old dude who had a ton of money and lay around the pool all day and screw the pool boy. Why work if you don't have to? There are guys that will basically pay to be with a trophy wife at any cost.

Thig Lyfe
09-05-2009, 12:25 AM
Say "I kill people" and then change the subject.

Lumpy
09-05-2009, 12:27 AM
There are guys that will basically pay to be with a trophy wife at any cost.

I must have missed this memo. :doh!:

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 12:29 AM
I must have missed this memo. :doh!:

I'm still off the alcohol.

Lumpy
09-05-2009, 12:31 AM
I'm still off the alcohol.

:clap: Nice.

I still hold my liquor by the ears.

badgirl
09-05-2009, 12:40 AM
go get your RN, pfft, silly.

Well I am taking a short cut to that, I have already passed my Nursing Entrance Test to get into nursing school, so I am going to LPN school for only 11 months, that way I can work and make more money while I "bridge" over to RN which will be for 3 semisters, 3 days a week. If I went straight for RN i would have to go take prereqs for 2 years THEN apply for RN school (which has a waiting list) and go 2 years to RN school, all the while working as a CNA, so I am taking the shortest road to get there and have the opportunity to make more money while I am finishing up to get my RN

JohninGpt
09-05-2009, 12:47 AM
Just tell her you're in construction, you don't have to be specific. I spent most of my adult life in construction and managed to find a wife and impregnate her twice!!!

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 01:14 AM
Well I am taking a short cut to that, I have already passed my Nursing Entrance Test to get into nursing school, so I am going to LPN school for only 11 months, that way I can work and make more money while I "bridge" over to RN which will be for 3 semisters, 3 days a week. If I went straight for RN i would have to go take prereqs for 2 years THEN apply for RN school (which has a waiting list) and go 2 years to RN school, all the while working as a CNA, so I am taking the shortest road to get there and have the opportunity to make more money while I am finishing up to get my RN

good for you.

reiko57
09-05-2009, 01:18 AM
Pleased as punch, who says that?

i say that cowboy

reiko57
09-05-2009, 01:23 AM
Ask about her job first and its a lame ass job, then start talking about yours and it will seem more interesting to her.

If you feel your date feels your job isn't good enough for HER then she probably isn't worth your time anyway. If there was really something there it wouldn't matter what you do, just the fact you are man enough to have a job and work to support yourself should be impressive enough. There are a lot of men who don't have a job nor want one, and others are looking for a woman with a good enough job to support THEM.

Maybe you should think about it like, "when I (you) find a woman who is ok with what I do for a living and doesn't try to end the date based on my job, then there may be something".

I hope this makes sense cause by the time I finished typing I even felt a little confused, although I know what I am trying to say.:p

nah i got the gist of it, i'm getting that vibe alot, its valid.. maybe i should date older girls, 25-30 types.. or maybe they'd be worse uhh screw it im goin to bed

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 01:33 AM
nah i got the gist of it, i'm getting that vibe alot, its valid.. maybe i should date older girls, 25-30 types.. or maybe they'd be worse uhh screw it im goin to bed

good job young n00b, you're truly gifted, nite.

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 01:34 AM
i say that cowboy

ROFLROFL

DaneMcCloud
09-05-2009, 02:09 AM
I really can't blame women. If I was a hot chick, I'd just marry some old dude who had a ton of money and lay around the pool all day and screw the pool boy. Why work if you don't have to? There are guys that will basically pay to be with a trophy wife at any cost.

Lay around the pool all day in Kansas?

For what, 8 weeks out of 52?

That sounds like an awfully bad deal for an "old, rich dude".

BWillie
09-05-2009, 02:15 AM
Lay around the pool all day in Kansas?

For what, 8 weeks out of 52?

That sounds like an awfully bad deal for an "old, rich dude".

Who says you would have to live in Kansas? Hypothetically, if I was a hot chick. I would move to an area that had a high propensity for rich guys in need of trophy wives. IE - Orange County or other wealthy areas where it is warm.

Simply Red
09-05-2009, 02:16 AM
Lay around the pool all day in Kansas?

For what, 8 weeks out of 52?

That sounds like an awfully bad deal for an "old, rich dude".

ouch, damn, everybody is bustin' balls tonight. lol

ExtremeChief
09-05-2009, 04:04 AM
I'm an electrical supervisor.


Calm down ladies!

MikeMaslowski
09-05-2009, 04:43 AM
I jump out of airplanes and fix puppies and kittens in the Army. That one always seems to work for tha ladies! Come join me brotha!

Stewie
09-05-2009, 06:49 AM
I once had a date with a girl that was really into astrology. Yeah, I know. Well I didn't know this about her until the date. When I told her I was an engineer and a Virgo it was all over. Something about being demanding and a perfectionist. She never even gave me a chance. What a weird way to size up a person.

Skip Towne
09-05-2009, 07:01 AM
People born before 1960.

We do not

MahiMike
09-05-2009, 07:06 AM
I remember when I was in the dating scene. The 1st 2 questions out of every chick's mouth was; what car do you drive and what kind of work do you do? It was usually followed by expensive drinks and dinner.

I find American women to be horribly materialistic. I ended up dating and marrying a European woman. Much better.

stumppy
09-05-2009, 07:29 AM
I'm a professional speed bump for the Hyw Dept. Been thinking about changing careers though. I've been putting back some extra cash and as soon as I can afford it I'm going to buy myself a new personality. That will open all kinds of new employment oppurtunities for me. Pretty sure I'll be moving into some kind of managment position though.

jrowe
09-05-2009, 08:41 AM
Tell her you help people make their homes more efficient and long lasting by upgrading key components. Follow it up by asking a question, "did you know most people could save 50% on their energy bills if they worked with a specialist like me?"

Hog Farmer
09-05-2009, 09:15 AM
i had a date tonight (believe it or not) and one thing in particular always seems to send the vibe (usually a good one, im pretty charming) in the wrong direction, when i get asked what i do for a living.. i answered like i always do, vinyl siding, sometimes windows and doors, usually residential.. and was met with the standard look of total disinterest in continuing the date

now, i realize its not the coolest job in the world, but it pays the bills and i work steadily yearround, also, im damn good at it, and it seems pointless to "go back to school" now when it would take 4 or 5 years of hard work just to start out doing something i'll probably hate just as much making less than i make now, besides its not like its my passion, its just work ya know...

anyway, how do i make it sound.. i dont know.. cooler i guess, or avoid it altogether? i can't dominate the conversation all night, and i NEVER bring up work when i'm just getting to know a girl.. so yeah needless to say the rest of the night sucked and i'm sitting here cruising chiefsplanet, for gods sake help me


I'll tell you what, when you tell a girl you masturbate livestock for a living it makes for good conversation and ALWAYS leads to a hot night of sex. And this is something you can learn at home, you don't need that college education crap. Do you have any pets ?

Iowanian
09-05-2009, 09:29 AM
Who says you would have to live in Kansas? Hypothetically, if I was a hot chick. I would move to an area that had a high propensity for rich guys in need of trophy wives. IE - Orange County or other wealthy areas where it is warm.


The problem is, we've seen you. The chic version of you, you'd more likely be married to Larry the Cable guy and working at a pet store to keep gas in the minivan.



Riko.....suuuuuave

You work in home remodeling.
there is nothing wrong with a job like yours. Its on her, not you if they care.

DaneMcCloud
09-05-2009, 10:23 AM
Who says you would have to live in Kansas? Hypothetically, if I was a hot chick. I would move to an area that had a high propensity for rich guys in need of trophy wives. IE - Orange County or other wealthy areas where it is warm.

I suppose.

But the ratio of "normal" women to gold-diggers is astronomically higher in places like Orange County and South Florida.

If my only goal as a "rich dude" was to get a "trophy-wife", I'd probably go to South America, Greece, Spain or Italy.

I'd avoid places like California and Florida like the plague.

keg in kc
09-05-2009, 10:32 AM
I do as little as humanly possible for a living. I'm like Peter Gibbons on steroids.

WilliamTheIrish
09-05-2009, 10:37 AM
Who says you would have to live in Kansas? Hypothetically, if I was a hot chick. I would move to an area that had a high propensity for rich guys in need of trophy wives. IE - Orange County or other wealthy areas where it is warm.

You better be able to stand out from the eleventy billion smokin' chix that already inhabit the place.

boogblaster
09-05-2009, 11:54 AM
im a chair setter .. work is lite .. pay is lighter .. bitches dont bother to ask ....

RedThat
09-05-2009, 11:58 AM
Im unemployed and it feels great.

JD10367
09-05-2009, 12:08 PM
I'll tell you what, when you tell a girl you masturbate livestock for a living it makes for good conversation and ALWAYS leads to a hot night of sex.

What if you only do it as an amateur hobby, for free?

JD10367
09-05-2009, 12:10 PM
Next time a date asks what you do for a living, say, "Something that allows me to pay for this dinner. And my schlong works the same no matter what I do for a living." Then stand up and take it out and slap her in the face with it a few times.

kindra68
09-05-2009, 01:52 PM
I have never asked a guy “you do you do for a living “or any form of the question. I was raised “money matters” were tacky to bring up in conversation. Basically it was none of my business what the hell anybody makes (man or woman) unless THEY brought it up, and then I still always try to change the course of the conversation. And as for on the first date, I have always brought enough money to pay for whatever I wanted (with tip) because I never wanted the guy I was with to feel like he had to pay for me.


And as for what I do? I make coffee and answer phones for a living.

JuicesFlowing
09-05-2009, 01:57 PM
<--------- Mexican drug cartel kingpin.

reiko57
09-05-2009, 01:58 PM
Next time a date asks what you do for a living, say, "Something that allows me to pay for this dinner. And my schlong works the same no matter what I do for a living." Then stand up and take it out and slap her in the face with it a few times.

if i were to employ that, i'd stop at the schlong part

god.. i just said schlong.. at least it made the line memorable

JD10367
09-05-2009, 02:31 PM
I have never asked a guy “you do you do for a living “or any form of the question. I was raised “money matters” were tacky to bring up in conversation. Basically it was none of my business what the hell anybody makes (man or woman) unless THEY brought it up, and then I still always try to change the course of the conversation. And as for on the first date, I have always brought enough money to pay for whatever I wanted (with tip) because I never wanted the guy I was with to feel like he had to pay for me.


And as for what I do? I make coffee and answer phones for a living.

Tess?!? Is that you?!?

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I guess we'd need to discuss the difference between "what do you do for a living" and "how much money do you have". When people ask one, sometimes they're really asking the other. It can be an innocent curious question in an attempt to start conversation, or it can be something entirely different. If I was on a date and a woman told me, "I'm a first-grade teacher, I love what I do, I think instructing kids is the best job I could have even though I get paid crap," I'd be a lot more impressed with her than if she said, "I'm a high-school teacher, I hate the little punks and I hate the job but I get paid really well and I'm tenured so they can't get rid of me". If a woman is asking you what you do, and it's really to find out how much money you make... run, far and fast.

Halfcan
09-05-2009, 02:50 PM
i had a date tonight (believe it or not) and one thing in particular always seems to send the vibe (usually a good one, im pretty charming) in the wrong direction, when i get asked what i do for a living.. i answered like i always do, vinyl siding, sometimes windows and doors, usually residential.. and was met with the standard look of total disinterest in continuing the date

now, i realize its not the coolest job in the world, but it pays the bills and i work steadily yearround, also, im damn good at it, and it seems pointless to "go back to school" now when it would take 4 or 5 years of hard work just to start out doing something i'll probably hate just as much making less than i make now, besides its not like its my passion, its just work ya know...

anyway, how do i make it sound.. i dont know.. cooler i guess, or avoid it altogether? i can't dominate the conversation all night, and i NEVER bring up work when i'm just getting to know a girl.. so yeah needless to say the rest of the night sucked and i'm sitting here cruising chiefsplanet, for gods sake help me

Tell them you are an Exterior decorating Specialist.

rtmike
09-05-2009, 03:14 PM
House siding engineer?

I used to be the manual labor type too. There was no way I could work inside an office. I always liked the different challenge/job scenario.

When I was your age I worked in the oil patch in western Kansas. Always brought home more jack than my Dad or any of my college going friends Dads.

Someone will come along & accept you for who you are. I wasn't ready to settle down at your age so I never cared much what they thought. If they didn't like the fact I was a truck driver, moving rotary rigs, screw 'em. There's more out there.

I was a crane oiler/operator. Great job.

Stryker
09-05-2009, 03:29 PM
Next time a date asks what you do for a living, say, "Something that allows me to pay for this dinner. And my schlong works the same no matter what I do for a living." Then stand up and take it out and slap her in the face with it a few times.

Great minds think a like! :clap: It is not about what I do and how much I make, it's about sending her back screaming to her friends telling them about how you tore her a new ass - oh, and she thinks she's in love! :doh!:

Nah, you will be fine reiko57. There are plenty of women out there that want to have fun and are not concerned about your finances. For being 23 and pulling down $40k you are doing great!

Me, I went from being a Network Support Specialist II for an engineering firm to now a Senior IS Support Analyst (for $6500 more a year) for a major hospital here in Baton Rouge. I'm married with 3 teens so my single days are long behind me.

Chin up friend!