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Junior year high school me buddy got summer job helping janitors at our high school. Janitors at our school did nothing during Summer break, so all we had to do was show up Correction last two weeks went on vacation with family and still got paid
Plus side cheerleaders for school district trained at high school we worked at that summer
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post #2 of 22 (permalink) Old 02-11-2005, 02:12 PM
 
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My first job was as a newspaper boy. I took over the route from a friend and he only had about 30 ppl. When I was done and turned over the route, I had over 160 ppl. Not to bad for a 13yr old.
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I was a hostess at Outback Steakhouse...yummm
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Worked at Kinderfoto. Trying to get little brats to sit still so I can take their pictures! Pain in the a$$!!!!
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wow 3.75 an hour your OLD. lol J/K
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When I started working , it was 2.63/hour..I averaged $ 125.00 per week. My credit card bill is more than that... ...Of course, my first house cost 18K!!
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I'm with ya DJ.... paper route! Even when I was young, 11 or 12, there wasn't all these Freakin adults doing it! Besides, I use to hand deliever the papers to the front door. Every 40 year old paperBOY I see now throws them from the street at 20mph. F'in losers!!




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My first was when I was a sophomore in HS, 16 years old, got a job as a cartboy at walmart, and that was before they got those little machines to push them. That job SUCKED!! Especially during the winter when there was a foot of snow on the ground. But hey it payed the bills (which at the time was only my $1500 car loan, auto insurance, gas, and repairs [damn GM cars ] Ahh the good ol' days!). After 2 years of that hell, I finally got moved into the electronics dept, and worked there for 3 more years. Then I finally got smart and quit that hell hole
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my granparents owned True Value in a town about 12 miles from here, so i worked there from when i was 13 until i graduated high school.

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I was a repo man. I used my talents in stealing cars to pay for my education @ the U of M.
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First real job....12 yrs old. Thinning apple trees in the local orchards.
Pulling the real small limbs off the trees, and separating clumps of apples, taking a clump of five apples and pulling off the smallest two, so the other three could grow larger.

Then someone discovered the small limbs were flexible like a fishin pole and when you attached the small apples to the end, you snapped it like a whip and you could throw apples 100 mph. Work became a lot of fun after that....

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2Furyus...how many ppl got hit with thoses apples??
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well my ONLY real job was being a newspaper boy for a FREE paper so i dident make much and i had a LOT of houses i had 360+ houses to deliver to i hated that job i worked for a wile but dident really make money

i was also a gardener guy and dident makle much after gas and split the mney with friend
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I am a country boy, so my first paying job was on a farm picking up hay, cutting & hanging tobacco, shoveling s?!t, feeding the cattle, mowing lawns.
Not bad really, I made $250 a week just for working at the Queens Farm.
I also flipped burgers at there restaurant in the slow season. (3.25 an hour)
They took care of me because I was the poor kid in the neighborhood that actually would work.

Pretty good money for a 15 year old in the 80's!
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My first job sucked... 15 yrs old workin a snack bar in a bowling alley..made 7.25 and hour though. Got burned so much from the old ass deep fryers...and the grill...Got to bowl for free though, got pretty good..200avg.. Good times with no bills...



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Flippin burgers at wendys when i was 15. Worst job ever. No word of a lie, i gained 65lbs in 3 months. I used to be in amazing shape. Got it back now, but it wasn't easy. I don't recommened fast food for your first job to anyone.
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Luigi's Pizza, think i started at like $5.75/HR....

I diodnt gian weight though but ate pizza a lot. If it paid 25$ an hour id make a carereer of it..lol It was fun, plyed practical jokes ALL the time... putting olive juice in coworkers pepsi and gettign the new ppl to water fake plants while the whole restraunt including customers laughed at em.

Good times, good times. Then high school ended.
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first job at 14 or so was newspaper boy also, then worked at the car wash with a lot of my friends, goofing around all day, leaving early to hit the beach and go party etc..then a gas station, gas was 28 cents a gallon back then, thank god cause my 1968 396 supersport only got around 10 mpg ....

then right after highscool went into the airforce , got thrown out after only 2 years...went to work at general electric building jet engines and still here, 30 years later
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2Furyus...how many ppl got hit with thoses apples??
People..... cars...... anything that move.

Ahhh, when your 12 yrs old, ya don't know any better.

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Ohh, and I forgot to mention... all that fun and $2.00/hr.

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