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What would be your dream RL job?

Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#1 - 2014-06-12 19:39:12 UTC
As a converse of the the RL profession thread, if you could choose to have any job at all, what would you choose to do?

A couple years back I had a breakdown and quit my job and hit the road. During this time I got some work building boats and giving tours on a lake. In retrospect it's the best job I've had, and I'd do that again if money wasn't a concern.

Now your turn.

Joffy Aulx-Gao for CSM. Fix links and OGB. Ban stabs from plexes. Fulfill karmic justice.

Devara Biotech
#2 - 2014-06-12 21:08:10 UTC
My childhood dream was to become an astronaut. I love space (hey this is a space game Lol) and exploring it has always sounded tempting.

I'm probably not the only one here.


Surfin's PlunderBunny
Sebiestor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#3 - 2014-06-12 21:26:28 UTC
I wanna be a greeter at Walmart

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Khergit Deserters
Crom's Angels
#4 - 2014-06-12 21:46:34 UTC  |  Edited by: Khergit Deserters
Surfin's PlunderBunny wrote:
I wanna be a greeter at Walmart

Hey, no goofing on my future post-retirement job. If I don't get a job as one of those volunteer old guys at history museums who are eager to inform you about everything and talk your head off.

In the meantime, my dream job would be to research the Sengoku Jidai ('Age of Warring States) of feudal Japan. Then write a good action and intrique-packed history of those samurai warlord badasses. Meanwhile living with some land and nature around me, or else near the water with a boat.
Lido Seahawk
Pator Tech School
Minmatar Republic
#5 - 2014-06-12 21:56:06 UTC
Train hunting dogs. Run a hunting lodge. Someplace where I never have to go into the city ever again. Any city.

May I have your stuff?

All Kill No Skill
#6 - 2014-06-12 22:19:51 UTC
Poet - Symphony Composer - Artist (oils)

I'm in it for the money


Net 7
#7 - 2014-06-12 22:33:16 UTC

A systems admin for a company where I can sit on my butt and play eve 90% of the day and get paid for it. That's the life.

Otherwise a writer, but I can't be assed to write anything

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Eve For life.

Native Freshfood
Minmatar Republic
#8 - 2014-06-12 22:53:25 UTC
Since I probably don't have the brain for cosmology, astrophysicist working on heliophysics or astroparticle physics.
Adunh Slavy
#9 - 2014-06-13 01:22:09 UTC
Porn Starlet Interviewer

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Garoun Investment Bank
Gallente Federation
#10 - 2014-06-13 01:29:56 UTC
Adunh Slavy wrote:
**** Starlet Interviewer

The Consumer Electronics Show and Pron Star Convention (AVN Adult Entertainment Expo) have always been held during the same week in Vegas. I manned a booth at CES a few years back and the steady pilgrimage to the "other" expo was really funny.

Joffy Aulx-Gao for CSM. Fix links and OGB. Ban stabs from plexes. Fulfill karmic justice.

Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#11 - 2014-06-13 01:47:24 UTC
I want to fly airships.

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Eurydia Vespasian
Storm Hunters
#12 - 2014-06-13 03:25:00 UTC
i love writing. if i could choose a job it would definitely be writing related. if not books then some publication or other. hopefully one i support the content of.
Brutor Tribe
Minmatar Republic
#13 - 2014-06-13 03:50:09 UTC
I always wanted to be a photographer. Now that I am... well.... I have my dream rl job. :D
Lar Tadaruwa
State War Academy
Caldari State
#14 - 2014-06-13 03:57:53 UTC
Getting more money from business to dream better.

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Dorian Tormak
RBON United
#15 - 2014-06-13 03:58:29 UTC
I'd go with being any kind of artist. Getting paid to write stories or play music, or make movies. Anything like that would be a dream job for sure.

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Marsha Mallow
#16 - 2014-06-13 18:15:22 UTC
Still not sure. Years ago I wanted to be a writer. Looking at it now I get the impression even exceptionally talented writers struggle to make a living from it, and I'm way behind them in practical terms.

At the moment being a mature student is fulfilling a goal. I'm trying to keep an open mind about opportunities at the end of it. Travelling or working abroad appeals, but my family are getting older and we're close so I'd rather not disappear from their lives for too long.

I suppose having done lots of different jobs it's less about the role itself and more about finding a good employer and people to work with. With all the will in the world, even a dream job can be horrendous if you don't like your colleagues or the company. One thing I won't do is re-enter the corporate world at a level where I have to participate in culling staff as an exercise in 'efficiency'. There's no salary that can compensate for dealing with those stress levels over a number of years, which I should probably have realised after witnessing 3 different people have heart attacks whilst at work. Takes a long time to remove the blinkers when you are very focused though. Something to be said for redundancy - whilst it's an unpleasant experience, for some of us it's the best thing that could have happened.

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Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#17 - 2014-06-13 18:23:21 UTC
A judge or a corrupt politician.

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Zimmy Zeta
Caldari State
#18 - 2014-06-13 18:49:14 UTC
I always wanted to be a bush pilot.
Just look at this sexy airplane.. It'd be bushes and airplanes and canned beer all day long.

I'd like to apologize for the poor quality of the post above and sincerely hope you didn't waste your time reading it. Yes, I do feel bad about it.

Unsuccessful At Everything
The Troll Bridge
#19 - 2014-06-13 18:58:43 UTC
Internet forum moderator.

Since the cessation of their usefulness is imminent, may I appropriate your belongings?

Federal Navy Academy
Gallente Federation
#20 - 2014-06-13 19:01:15 UTC
Unsuccessful At Everything wrote:
Internet forum moderator.

I hear Blizzard is hiring...Roll

Marcus Gord: "Aspalis is an onion. Many layers, each one makes you cry."

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