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What Shift do you work?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by L8Rmike, Aug 7, 2008.

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What shift do you work?

  1. Days/1st shift

    17 vote(s)
    51.5%
  2. Swings/2nd shift

    4 vote(s)
    12.1%
  3. Graves/3rd shift

    2 vote(s)
    6.1%
  4. Days/12 hour shift

    5 vote(s)
    15.2%
  5. Nights/12 hour shift

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  6. Stay at home parent

    1 vote(s)
    3.0%
  7. Work from home

    3 vote(s)
    9.1%
  1. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:19 PM
    #1
    L8Rmike

    L8Rmike [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I work graveshift (10:30pm - 7:30am) and was wondering what everyone else worked. I sleep during the day when the house is empty...peaceful. I see my kids more now than when I was on Days. The hard part is switching back to a normal sleeping routine on my weekends to hang with the family.
     
  2. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:24 PM
    #2
    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    work from home ALL hours... Really whenever I feel like working. :D
     
  3. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:30 PM
    #3
    Ridingontrd

    Ridingontrd Well-Known Member

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    Here we call it swing. 7pm till 3am. Had to say it, post #500 !!:D
     
  4. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:33 PM
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    cleanTRDmachine

    cleanTRDmachine watch the meat

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    how bout none of the above, i work retail hours, 9hr shifts that change all the time:(
     
  5. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:33 PM
    #5
    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Gold Member

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    You can call me Susan if it makes you happy.
    Congrats man!! :proposetoast:
     
  6. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:49 PM
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    Brunes

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    I rotate- Active duty Coast Guard- Standing the watch and going to class.
     
  7. Aug 7, 2008 at 4:54 PM
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    eordonez

    eordonez Living vicariously through mjp2

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    OEM All Weather Mats, wheel locks, Toyota Silver Tube steps.....
    i work in my home at any hour, any day..... also i work on TW mid shift :D
     
  8. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:14 PM
    #8
    kris77

    kris77 Born in the Backwoods

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    I work 24/7...10 hour shifts at work and the rest of the day for the wife...lol
     
  9. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:17 PM
    #9
    piercedtiger

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    I used to work retail hours for about 5 years. Gas stations suck! The next idiot does a no-call, no-show and next thing you know you're pulling a double because you can't contact the manager. :rolleyes: My ex was a co-manager so we'd also get the "I sold beer to a minor and got busted...." calls at 3am and have to go in, fill out the paperwork for the cops, fire the guy, and cover the shift.

    I also worked for Sam's Club in Myrtle beach were I started out on 3-9 shifts for nearly a year. Then they realized I could operate a forklift and scissor lift. :rolleyes: At that point I started a week of overnights (9pm-5am) to help replace 2x4's with 2x6's in the steel shelving, then moved to 1st shift (6am-2pm) covering for a team leader, then went back to nights for a couple months. What a f'd up schedule the had me on. Luckily I was single at the time and didn't have anyone else to deal with.

    When I moved back to NY I did 3 months at a machine shop on 2nd shift (4pm to 3am), and the last 2-3 weeks I had class an hour away from 7am-3pm 3 days/week. I was up for 24-36 hours a couple times a week until I quit! (They didn't want to work around my school schedule.)

    My previous job was my first 8-5, m-f job. :D And now I'm 9-6, m-f so it's nice! :laugh: I'm so glad to be off the stupid changing hours now.
     
  10. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:20 PM
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    LazyRyan

    LazyRyan Wtf am i suppose to type here?

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    2 or 3pm - 9 pm. i work at some burger joint... every fri and sun
     
  11. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:36 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    I've been a stay at home dad for a month now. I work from 9am-1:30am give or take an hour or 2 on either end. I must say, I take far better care of my wife than she ever did of me.
     
  12. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    Mostly 5:00am till 2-3:00pm. Sometimes 2-3-4:00am till 11-12-1:00pm. Thats why Im frikkin TIRED all the time now and I wuss out early here every nite:D
     
  13. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:41 PM
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    concrete jedi

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    I work days, get up around 4-5 am and get on the clock by 6 am. Work between 8-12 hours a day and very little weekend work.
     
  14. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:42 PM
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    oldtacomaguy

    oldtacomaguy four forty four

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    I work 12 hour shifts. 2 days from 7AM to 7PM then 24 hours off then 2 nights from 7PM to 7AM then four days off. It works out to an eight day work week. I usually don't know what day it is.
     
  15. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:54 PM
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    genxer36

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    Sun - Wed 6p-5a. Hell yeah!!! I love my shift!!! No traffic in either direction!
     
  16. Aug 7, 2008 at 5:57 PM
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    Ridgerunner

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    e-hehe...e-hehehe....dude-your avatar ROCKTH!!!!
     
  17. Aug 7, 2008 at 6:02 PM
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    L8Rmike

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    I worked a lot of odd shift work when I was AD.

    I worked at an airfield that was daylight ops only(8 to 14 hours days depending on work load), so we divided the maintanence into 2 teams and worked one day on one day off. Every other night was a Friday night.

    At another location we had three teams. 12 hour shifts 4 on/2 off. Rotating from days to nights or viceversa after each off cycle. Each teams days off were staggered so one team was always off.
     
  18. Aug 7, 2008 at 6:05 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    Bestop canopy, hood struts, relocated 7-pin, 3" Toytec spacer/AAL, 265/75 16 Yokohama Geolander ATS, Hi-Lift mounted in bed, fog light mod, turn signal mod, locker mod, driver seat mag light mount, step bars, reinforced tailgate, ABS kill switch, black grill surround, bed lights, Brute Force front
    damn... what the hell do you do?
     
  19. Aug 7, 2008 at 10:28 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I did that shift for about 12 years. The way I adjusted was to stay up after the last day of work. By about 8-9 I was beat.
     
  20. Aug 8, 2008 at 12:14 AM
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    Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    ALL OF THE ABOVE

    I rotate shifts every 4 weeks. 8-4pm, 4pm-midnight, midnight-8am

    If there's one thing about the job I absolutely hate - is rotating shifts, especially 3rd shift.
     
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