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Old 07-31-2006, 08:57 PM   #1
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what was the oddest weirdest Job you ever worked at?
and what did you do?



Me worked in a hospital and had a few odd jobs.

but one was to remove body parts from the morge and burn them in the incinerator.
kinda weird holding somebodys leg and tossing it in there.
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i dont think i have lived long enough to compete with you jim
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The weirdest one day job I had was selling cologne on the street. I answered an AD in the local paper and ended up at this seminar type of thing for like 5 hours.

They then they gave me my kit (they called it) and out I went aproaching strangers on the street spraying cologne for aroma (A technique I learned at the seminar) to get them to stop and buy.

I wasnt a very good cologne salesman because I hated it. I dont even think I got a paycheck, but who cares? LOL It was for one day.
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I was one of those stupid idiots that dressed up in a clown suit, holding a flower sign waving at cars. I got so bored the first day, I calculated the amount of money I was earning per second.

It wasn't enough.

I quit the same day.

Its all been uphill from there.
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Volunteer Naturalist at a Metro Park. Imagine having to explain to a little kid that the ducks aren't really trying to drown each other...
Or the shock that comes from seeing a cute widdle squirrel kill and eat a small bird...
And some of the things you learn there are kind of odd. For instance, did you know that raccoons really do have a bone in their
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I did cab driving part time for 20 odd years, then full time for a couple more. You imagine it,... it happened.
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Depending on your area, this could sound like a weird job: walk through corn fields and pull off the tassles.

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using a broom and a hook to clean out grain dryers

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walking through a few thousand acres of corn and soybeans looking for weeds, pests, and diseases.
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Depending on your area, this could sound like a weird job: walk through corn fields and pull off the tassles.

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using a broom and a hook to clean out grain dryers

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walking through a few thousand acres of corn and soybeans looking for weeds, pests, and diseases.


rock picking also
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I collected the golf balls that got out of the net in the forest around a driving range.

Mostly a result of the ******** who would purposly drive them out of the range when a train came by trying hit it.
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Furniture delivery isn't in itself a weird job, but some of the things I saw when I did it were.

The things some people have in their bedroom
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