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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by norbar, Feb 11, 2013.

  1. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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  2. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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  3. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I for one, would love a 30 hr work week over here...
     
  4. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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    What's your avg. work week? My friend just moved to a high level it company in Karlsruhe (or whatever it's spelled) and he works over 40h only because he is nuts. Not to mention acording to him most germans work way slower than you work in Poland (even if they are way more organized)
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    My average work week at my previous job was about 55 hrs, plus travel.
     
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    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Not any creepier than Florida.
     
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    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    Steve, I like you had this link on hand.
     
  8. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    same here...but it involved sitting around watching tv with dogs.....
     
  9. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    a girl i knew well asks why i never visit her and her daughter and her fiance' in florida....
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    gotta change your name to Deiter.
     
  11. JohnE

    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Norbar, most of my weeks are 50-60 hours...but I am US military...
     
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  12. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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    That's crazy. Even though I like my job as long as I don't work on my own project even 40h seems long but I have concentration issues anyway
     
  13. Huck Banzai

    Huck Banzai Turbo Monkey

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    40hr week would be dreamy... 30 orgasmic.

    People at Hedge Funds like to come in early and stay late, and they want me to stick around and babysit. Waah. (Who's crying now.)

    :(
     
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    Or Helmut.
     
  15. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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    Officialy I work 40 but if you count the extra stuff I have to read and be on mail it's 50h but the extra 10h I like so I can make it. It would be bareable if not the 3h/day commute.



    btw. My mom's 2nd husband is named Wolfgang, his brother is Mattias with sons Julian and Moritz. I'm pretty sure his first wife has a crazy german name to. Not Frauke( I campaigned for that name for my little sister) but something along the line.
     
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    HardtailHack used an iron once

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    Hahaha- "ZETA, or Zoophiles Engaging for Tolerance and Enlightenment, a German group lobbying for more acceptance of human-animal relations."

    New South Park episode in there?
     
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    The outside world looks down upon a man marrying a llama, but our love knows no boundaries.

     
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    N8 v2.0 Not the sharpest tool in the shed

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