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Ever Think Your Job Sucks

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by jrw1965, Oct 27, 2008.

  1. Oct 27, 2008 at 6:54 PM
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    jrw1965

    jrw1965 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Got this as an e-mail. If you've had a bad day read this.


    Rob is a commercial saturation diver for Global Divers in Louisiana. He performs underwater repairs on offshore drilling rigs. Below is an E-mail he sent to his sister. She then sent it to radio station 103.2 on FM dial in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who was sponsoring a worst job experience contest. Needless to say, she won.

    Hi Sue, Just another note from your bottom-dwelling brother. Last week I had a bad day at the office. I know you've been feeling down lately at work, so I thought I would share my dilemma with you to make you realize it's not so bad after all. Before I can tell you what happened to me, I first must bore you with a few technicalities of my job. As you know, my office lies at the bottom of the sea. I wear a suit to the office. It's a wetsuit. This time of year the water is quite cool. So what we do to keep warm is this: We have a diesel powered industrial water heater.
    This $20,000 piece of equipment sucks the water out of the sea. It heats it to a delightful temperature. It then pumps it down to the diver through a garden hose, which is taped to the air hose. Now this sounds like a darn good plan, and I've used it several times with no complaints. What I do, when I get to the bottom and start working, is take the hose and stuff it down the back of my wetsuit. This floods my whole suit with warm water. It's like working in a Jacuzzi. Everything was going well until all of a sudden, my butt started to itch. So, of course, I scratched it. This only made things worse. Within a few seconds my butt started to burn. I pulled the hose out from my back, but the damage was done. In agony I realized what had happened. The ho t water machine had sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into my suit. Now, since I don't have any hair on my back, the jellyfish couldn't stick to it. However, the crack of my butt was not as fortunate. When I scratched what I thought was an itch, I was actually grinding the jellyfish into the crack of my butt. I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma over the communicator. His instructions were unclear due to the fact that he, along with five other divers, were all laughing hysterically. Needless to say I aborted the dive. I was instructed to make three agonizing in-water decompression stops totaling thirty-five minutes before I could reach the surface to begin my chamber dry decompression. When I arrived at the surface, I was wearing nothing but my brass helmet. As I climbed out of the water, the medic, with tears of laughter running down his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me to rub it on my butt as soon as I got in the chamber. The cream put the fire out, but I couldn't poop for two days because my butt was swollen shut. So, next time you're having a bad day at work, think about how much worse it would be if you had a jellyfish shoved up your butt.

    Now repeat to yourself, "I love my job, I love my job, I love my job".
     
  2. Oct 27, 2008 at 6:58 PM
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    Toy4Life

    Toy4Life 668: The Neighbor of the Beast

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    LOL! Now that brought a smile to my face.
     
  3. Oct 27, 2008 at 7:01 PM
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    dually

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    haha thats great
     
  4. Oct 28, 2008 at 11:07 AM
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    wiscdave

    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    LOL good one
     
  5. Oct 28, 2008 at 11:27 AM
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    NAAC3TACO

    NAAC3TACO Just east of crazy

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    my job just got a whole lot better.
     
  6. Oct 28, 2008 at 11:31 AM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com

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    Thats funny stuff right there.
     
  7. Oct 28, 2008 at 11:34 AM
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    bvalistic

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    i love what im doing for living after i saw this :eek:!!!!
     
  8. Oct 28, 2008 at 11:34 AM
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    eordonez

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  9. Oct 28, 2008 at 12:58 PM
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    ANDYTACOMA

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    hell yeah great post! I LOVE my job
     
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