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Old 11-29-2012, 09:59 PM   #891
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My first real job was for a heavy highway and bridge construction company. I would run a jackhammer, climb under bridges and do any general labor. I loved that job, outside, great pay and good people around you. Also got my CDL and hydraulics license. I now am an electrician and run my own business. Its definitely more challenging, especially collecting money but its good to be my own boss and electrical work is a better career for me than bridge and highway construction.

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I bite my nails, not out of habit, but because I can never find nail clippers when I need them, like in the truck, or at burger joint.
So, I'm just wondering, but why would you suddenly need nail clippers at a burger joint, or in the truck for that matter? I can see the need coming up when waiting for a job interview or something, but sitting in the truck, or in a burger joint? WTF
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I bite my nails, not out of habit, but because I can never find nail clippers when I need them, like in the truck, or at burger joint.
Put some nail clippers on your key ring. Fingernails are the, well, the second dirtiest part of the human body. Third for me, my mind is second.
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Put some nail clippers on your key ring. Fingernails are the, well, the second dirtiest part of the human body. Third for me, my mind is second.
I used to alway trim mine with my knife and would alway have at least one pull out of the quick, bleed and get sore. Now I have clippers everywhere
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I bite my nails, not out of habit, but because I can never find nail clippers when I need them, like in the truck, or at burger joint.
I can't bite my nails. It give me the chills to do that. Kind of like fingernails on a chalkboard. Just thinking about it creeps me out.

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So, I'm just wondering, but why would you suddenly need nail clippers at a burger joint, or in the truck for that matter? I can see the need coming up when waiting for a job interview or something, but sitting in the truck, or in a burger joint? WTF
I always have nail clippers, an emery board and tweezers in my car.
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Never used an emery board on my nails, but my wife has lost some to a few projects of mine.

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Never used an emery board on my nails, but my wife has lost some to a few projects of mine.
Emery boards are cheap. In my opinion, have at them. I have used them for various things, too. Mostly cleaning off the contacts on things that use batteries like flashlights, kids toys, etc.
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My favorite scent is burnt powder. There is nothing in the world that smells better.

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My favorite scent is burnt powder. There is nothing in the world that smells better.
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Today is trip jr's birthday. 7 years old.

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