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What is your career?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daniel Sep 6. 43 Replies

Hello fellow AOMers! First, my apologies if this has been a thread before but I went back as far as October of last year and found no such thread so I figured it would be a safe one to make.  I'm…Continue

Outfit ideas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrew D, USA Ret Aug 23, 2013. 4 Replies

For casual clothing it is my preference to dress in what I can only describe as "Irish Gentlemen" ....get my drift? The awesome Irish Tweed hat (I already have that) but I do not own anything else…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Cthulhu's Revenge May 26. 25 Replies

Hello my fellow men, I'm in the market to get myself a new scent.  Personally I have always really enjoyed Old Spice, but I would like some suggestions for a good cologne that your average joe…Continue

Hello from Vermont

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim M Aug 23, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello gentlemen, I'm obviously new to the group and I hope to have some edifying discussions on manliness and other such things.  I have been obsessed with this blog for the longest time and I don't…Continue


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Daniel replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I started my first job as a freshman in high school sweeping the floor of a local mechanic's shop, and stayed there all through HS.  I also worked there as an apprentice mechanic during my senior year, but decided I didn't enjoy it so…"
Sep 6
Joshua replied to Daniel's discussion What is a cheap skill/trade to learn that is high in demand?
"You could always look into being a butcher.  Where I live there is a institute that will train you to be a meat cutter in about a years time, and all together the classes end up costing you probably $3,000 max...of course being a meat cutter…"
Sep 6
Dean F. replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I'm a "Sr. Cyber Security Specialist" at a health insurance company where I started in February. I had worked for a security product vendor, in both malware research and also as a lead systems integration/product quality assurance…"
Sep 6
Joshua replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"So about a month ago I asked my department specialist (he is the corporate specialist for my state of the seafood and meat departments) about a possible raise and maybe even a title (becoming a manager) a couple days ago my store director was…"
Sep 6
Matt M replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I'm med student. Looking towards specializing surgergy or internal medicine"
Aug 1
Brown Fox replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I congratulate you on finding your life's ambition at such a young age. When I was a senior in HS, I was torn between Biological sciences and Theater. My mother was afraid I'd starve as an artist and my engineer father…"
Jul 31
David replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"After putting myself through college working in the marine industry I earned a BA in polisci then applied to law school and was accepted.  Decided that I really didn't want to be an attorney so i returned to the marine industry and worked…"
Jul 31
George Henry Robbins III replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"If you love the supermarket and potentially want to open your own place stay with it, it's your life. The only opinion that matters is yours. Worked for AT&T for 25 years and hated it, but the money and benefits were great. Left and went to…"
Jul 31
James Sullivan replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I'm not sure if I have or have ever had anything that defines a "career". At 17, right before high school graduation, I got a part-time retail sales job at "The Sharper Image". I moved up to a full-time floor supervisor, and…"
Jul 31
J. D. replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"There are several reasons, but you may not think they're good ones.  First, my wife came into our marriage with a lot of debt of her own.  Until such time as the business is really going well, the idea is not to get ourselves any…"
Jul 31
Rick Shelton replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"Why not start your own business?  I have a friend in Niagra Falls that started a catering service after he went to culinary school."
Jul 31
J. D. replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"Due to a major disability, I do not have a career, but I attempted to establish myself in one when I went through a very good culinary school in my area. I am able to work in pro kitchens and restaurants, but unfortunately, the employers where I…"
Jul 31
Curtis replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"Michael, it sounds to me like you have dabbled in some pretty exhilerating things!  Would you mind if I asked how you were able to turn your hand to so many different fields?  Or, at base level, have they all required a similar skill…"
Jul 31
Wayne replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I started working full time when I was 13 helping my older brother manage his custom concrete business. Had my GED and Diploma by the time I was 15 by going to school at night instead of public high school. Went to trade school for welding at night…"
Jul 6
Ed Cooke replied to Joshua's discussion What is your career?
"I was an EMT in my 20s and suffered burn out; was in IT in the 90s and got out before the crash.  Now I'm studying to be a Civil Law Notary.  Not easy as the exam has an average of a 10% pass rate.  Gotta love Louisiana for being…"
Jun 26
Joshua replied to Andrew McNeal's discussion What was your first car?
"My first car I owned was a 2004 Saturn Ion.  I loved that car until I wrecked it on the first snowy night of last year.  I mean she still ran but I could not afford the deductible for it so I took a check for the damages and used the money…"
Jun 25

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