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Old 02-18-2014, 02:34 AM
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Photojournalist. 25 years. If I hadn't given up drumming in my teens, I would have had over 30 years drumming experience and would be good instead of beginning again.
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Old 02-18-2014, 10:43 PM
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Information Technology. Yay.
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Old 03-21-2014, 01:14 AM
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I have no "day" job, my income comes entirely from sitting behind my kit and performing.
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Old 03-28-2014, 05:03 PM
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I'm a musician. I have no other job. I've been doing this (music) a long time.
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Old 03-29-2014, 03:44 AM
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Biggest cliche ever...super market, the coop, Not too bad really, it pays for my kit after all.x

Apart from playing music for a living, I also like to Blacksmith!!

Tam.xx

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Old 06-12-2014, 06:30 PM
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Airline Mechanic 34 years. B767,B757,B737 mostly MD80.
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Old 06-12-2014, 10:21 PM
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Business Manager at a university. No stress.

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Old 06-12-2014, 11:13 PM
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Seat engineer for Bentley Motors, Crewe, England.
Dude you must have the best drum throne in the world.
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Old 06-13-2014, 03:49 AM
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Bearing salesperson BUT i have each &every wednesday off AND towards end of this month will ONLY work 2 days pw &i DONT work weekends so am free to play gigs! :).
Would LOVE to play 5 days pw BUT it's SO competitive with the Melbourne music scene not to mention pokies have taken over where they used to have bands playing and planning/building developers are both designing&building apartments with bedrooms facing the pubs/venues where the band(s) set up to play so you have people complaining about noise! :( even though the venue was there BEFORE they built the apartment(s) !.For me to paly 5 nights pw i'd have to play in 2-3 bands which's is difficult interms of working around them i'd also LOVE to do session work BUT i CANT&DONT read charts NOR am i disciplined enough to be TOLD HOW&WHAT to play &HOW to tune my drums.Plus the session scene in Melbourne's pretty much covered &there's NOT the work there once was with Pro-tools&home studios drum machines replacing session drummers! :(.
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Old 06-25-2014, 08:54 PM
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I work at a call center for the biggest internet provider on Portugal, boring job, but my collegues are awesome, so it is what keeps it going, and it pays the bills and thats good ^^
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Old 06-25-2014, 10:40 PM
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I work for a company that provides services to oil refineries. Catalyst services, more specifically. I work here because my chérie who is French wanted to move back to France after living with me in Holland. I used to be a customer of the company I work for now.
This was not a career move. This was all about quality of life in rural France. I never wanted to be in Sales. I'm a chemical engineer. I discovered sales is hugely interesting from lots of non technical points of view. You meet lots of people. And you get to go places, all over the world. I'm still loving it. But I'll never be a good vulture. Sales guy, pardon. Drumming is an excellent way to add more sense and fun to life.
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Old 06-29-2014, 04:56 PM
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Finally I have something to post here. I work in a plant that manufactures both Yamaha and Electro-Voice PA speaker systems. Everything is done in-house. Right now I pack boxes to be shipped out. Hardest job ever. Some of those cabinets weigh more than I do and I have to pick them up and move them. Quickly.
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Old 08-02-2014, 02:44 AM
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transmission lineman. work on power lines 115,000 to 345,000 volts
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Old 08-02-2014, 05:45 AM
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Paint houses for a living. My pops put my first brush in my hand when I was 4 years old. Did part-time every summer till I was 18, then full-time for a year, then I went to community college (did part-time again the days I was off or had class in the afternoons for 4 year),, after that its been a full-time job. Im 29 years old now...
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Old 08-02-2014, 06:35 AM
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Stay at home Dad for the last 4 years, but TRYING to get back into the workforce. Can't Find work to save my ass right now.
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:26 AM
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unemployed right now 2 month
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Old 08-18-2014, 11:38 AM
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I'm a mastering engineer which keeps me busy during the week.

At the weekend I run the technical side of the show at a comedy club so I can't complain with things :)
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Old 09-10-2014, 03:21 AM
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I'm in IT at a medical center. It's interesting enough, but it pales in comparison to my daydreamed life as a professional musician :)

By the way - if you guys get a chance, please check out my new cover of Accelerated Evolution by The Faceless. This song is sick and I'm pumped that I got the chance to cover it. I hope I keep up!

http://youtu.be/TbEQTQQlOzE

Thanks!

Geoff
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Old 09-11-2014, 04:09 AM
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I'm a sales associate at K-Mart. It's not the best job in the world, but I'm only 17, and it's work. It keeps me busy after school, but it also keeps me away from my drums. I'm going to find an additional job soon so when I graduate in December I can have some extra money to pay for school (internet/computer security). But we all know that money will go towards drum gear.
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Old 09-11-2014, 05:04 AM
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night nurse in a psychiatrick hospital. on one hand i'm the nurse of the ward that is specialised in personalaty disorders like borderline, psychopatic persons and olso depression and so on .... on the other hand i'm olso head cheaf of all the night shifts, like a cordinating function as well :)

quite a funn job, chill job, unless trobble is here, then is action =p .... work 7 night and 7 at home sooo, 7 days of druming :D wheee
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Old 09-11-2014, 08:10 PM
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I work for a company that provides services to oil refineries. Catalyst services, more specifically. I work here because my chérie who is French wanted to move back to France after living with me in Holland. I used to be a customer of the company I work for now.
This was not a career move. This was all about quality of life in rural France. I never wanted to be in Sales. I'm a chemical engineer. I discovered sales is hugely interesting from lots of non technical points of view. You meet lots of people. And you get to go places, all over the world. I'm still loving it. But I'll never be a good vulture. Sales guy, pardon. Drumming is an excellent way to add more sense and fun to life.
Holland ftw! (Not actually from Holland but still love it)
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Old 09-11-2014, 08:36 PM
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Intelligence Analyst, US Army. I'll be done with active duty in two months, then California National Guard and finishing school at UCSC.
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Old 09-12-2014, 01:11 AM
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Manufacturing Engineer with an aerospace company... it kind sounds like Boing
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Old 09-12-2014, 04:53 PM
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I'm a Managing Director. Great job in an industry leading company. Am expatriated to Malaysia.
Wouldn't change a thing - and it pays for the drums -)

Wasn't born as an MD and have in the past gigged, worked as a blacksmith, QA engineer, QA manager, R&D manager and plant manager.

thx

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