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My lifeee

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by Snowmang, Mar 19, 2010.

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Life poll

Poll closed Apr 18, 2010.
  1. Firefighter

    10 vote(s)
    45.5%
  2. RN

    12 vote(s)
    54.5%
  1. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:35 AM
    #1
    Snowmang

    Snowmang [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Exhaust billy 5100's smoked headlights and taillights.
    Well i got told by my buddys mom that i need to figure out what im gonna do with my life:eek: and in just a few days i figured it outt.. i think ahahah =] Well i always thought a firefighter would be cool so im either gonna start taking classes for that or reach out towards an RN... Hmmmm decisions decisions.....:rolleyes: what would you guys do?
     
  2. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:37 AM
    #2
    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    depends on your location. Some states have volunteer firefighters, others are very competitive. In Los Angeles, CA for example, 13,000 (yes thousand) people applied for one opening in the LAFD. Having firefighting experience in the military is a plus, in addition to a Firescience degree.
     
  3. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    Snowmang

    Snowmang [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Exhaust billy 5100's smoked headlights and taillights.
    yea i live in the oc
     
  4. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:40 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Race dirt bikes. haha
     
  5. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:46 AM
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    Snowmang

    Snowmang [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Exhaust billy 5100's smoked headlights and taillights.
    ughh i wish :rolleyes: That was my dream as a kid but i cant keep up with those guys there wayyy to fast now days... everyone says if i woulda kept with it i woulda been up there but my brother burned me out... :(
     
  6. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:47 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    My and yoytoda are trying to go to milestone next week if you wanna roll.
     
  7. Mar 19, 2010 at 12:57 AM
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    Snowmang

    Snowmang [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Exhaust billy 5100's smoked headlights and taillights.
    i dont usually ride milestone but ill go for you guys =] ahaha ill pm you my phone number just hit me upp..
     
  8. Mar 19, 2010 at 1:04 AM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    crazy I thought Roland was completely out of the loop. He's a cool guy to hang out with. You guys ride regularly?
     
  9. Mar 19, 2010 at 1:07 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    Yea he went through a time where he wasnt posting it seemed like. I havent riden with him yet. We were supposed to go tomorrow but he is going on a last minute trip. So hopefully next week. He is just getting into track riding so it should be fun.
     
  10. Mar 19, 2010 at 1:42 AM
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    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    Well, both are very gratifying jobs but think of the job availability...Out here in Scottsdale you'd have a better chance of hitting the lottery than landing a FF Job. But RNs however are needed everywhere for every shift! Plus you work 12 hour days...Making 45+ a year and only working 3 days a week sounds chill to me...plus its safer :eek:

    My fiance' is in the Nursing Program as we speak and she's doing so good! She's in the top of her class right now and loves it. She's a CNA at the same hospital I work at and because of that she was offered an accelerated program which is 18 months rather than 24...she's busy all the time and gets stressed out but she enjoys it :)

    Edit: I voted FF :thumbsup:
     
  11. Mar 19, 2010 at 2:08 AM
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    usmcgoose

    usmcgoose One shot is all I need

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    Get the best of both worlds and become a Paramedic
     
  12. Mar 19, 2010 at 11:49 AM
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    C17Guy

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    See if there is an Air Force Reserve Fire Fighting squadron and join that. Get the top notch training from the Air Force, then apply for a job that you want to get. Not only will you be extremely competitive in the application process, but you'll have 2 incomes!
     
  13. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:10 PM
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    JM76

    JM76 Ride On

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    seconday air filter removal, tw sticker afe pro dry s filter , black rims , cb radio with four foot firestik antenna,black nasta nerf bars,5100's in the rear,mp3 player hookup,led overhead light,5100's up front @ 1.75, rear AAL,custom dent package,blacked out rear bumper, blacking out front grille,camo gt seat covers , 6k HIDs, 6k fogs coming, devil horns grille mod,elite offroad aluminum bumper,Canadoshi grille mod.light bar behind the grille with bright lights coming sooner or later
    RN, because there will ALWAYS be sick people. ALWAYS......but then again, there will always be fires too. I guess I am partial to being an RN. :D
     
  14. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    jackwithcorona

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    I will tell you that ff is the best job in the world... if you can get it
     
  15. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    rab89

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    I'm in Firefighting Academy right now, and I can tell you that if your heart isn't in it, don't waste your time and money. they bust our asses every single day, I had 11 hours of school today, which included about 6 hours in bunker gear with air packs on, crawling around wet dirty buildings in the complete darkness. It's fun, but not for everyone!
     
  16. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    rex99

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    RN is for hot chicks-- im guessing your not a hot chick, so firefighter
     
  17. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:41 PM
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    Poot Klopp

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    try your hand at both, volunteer at either. Can you be happy being a murse all your life?? Just kidding.
     
  18. Apr 16, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    rex99

    rex99 Well-Known Member

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    murse?? haha anyways, unless your gonna get a gender change, and be a sexy ass nurse (which i work with a few already), firefighter is the way to go
     
  19. Apr 20, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    aficianado

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    be an RN FOCKER!

    you do realize the schooling for both of your choices are vastly different, right?
     
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