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Old 01-28-2019, 07:00 AM   #101
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Damn, do they have jobs? 25 miles a day is almost 3 months...

Come to America. Where we walk for for recreation lol

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They both had killer jobs for a 17 and 19 y/o, the 19y/o was making over 70k a year installing solar panels. Both companies took them back when they were done though.


I'm not sure what their daily average ended up being, but they finished a couple weeks ahead of schedule.


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Old 01-28-2019, 07:28 AM   #102
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Average time for normal humans to hike the AT is around 6 months.

A guy I know tried it at age 68. Had to quit 300 miles shy of the end and come home to get new knees installed.
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Did shoveling and lawn mowing neighbors starting 3rd grade. Paper route 7th grade. . Sunday’s sucked on the paper route but Christmas was the worst. Had two routes for one of the years, the second one was an apartment complex so you could deliver the papers fast but no one wanted to pay their bill (we had to collect the money). If someone didn’t pay, not only did I not get payed but I had to pay the press for their paper. It was very hard to get the press to cancel anybody’s subscription for not paying because the press always got paid. I think I spent more time collecting money than delivering papers.
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Hell my neighbor cant even get his teenage kids to shovel the snow off their own driveway....he does it

Good thing they just bought their ďprincessĒ a new car! Lazy freakin kids wouldnít know what a chore is if it smacked them upside their head.... but I guess the parents are to blame for that right?

When I was a teenager and it snowed I was running around the neighborhood with a shovel trying to earn a few bucks

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Well it happened again today, School was canceled due to the snow so both his kids were home and my neighbor is out shoveling his driveway solo....no kids to be found, probably in the house playing on their tablets or whatever.

What a sucker

He has a 17 year old daughter and a 14 year old son. Sounds like a good house to have grown up in. They have all kinds of snowmobiles, wave-runners and all sorts of other toys however the kids donít lift a finger to do anything to help around the house




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My wife wouldn't let me work my sons either. Really ticked me off.
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man you guys really ain't selling marriage as a good idea... Sounds like a really bad idea lol

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Well it happened again today, School was canceled due to the snow so both his kids were home and my neighbor is out shoveling his driveway solo....no kids to be found, probably in the house playing on their tablets or whatever.

What a sucker

He has a 17 year old daughter and a 14 year old son. Sounds like a good house to have grown up in. They have all kinds of snowmobiles, wave-runners and all sorts of other toys however the kids donít lift a finger to do anything to help around the house




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I wouldn't of listened to that ****.

My wife has her strengths and I have mine. It's a team but I do what I'm gonna do if it's my dept. She gets mad at times but she gets over it
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One of my kids went thought college, has a descent job, married, one kid, has his own house and a couple of cars.

The other is currently in college and has a good work ethic.
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Don't judge people.


Not judging, but even he complains that the kids dont do anything.

His wife was asking me yesterday how come my driveway is clean and dry and theirs is a sheet of ice and i said that i dont drive all over it then decide to shovel it, i get my ass out there and clean it up all the time instead of ignoring it as i drive all over it

she said she wants me to do her driveway as well since i do such a nice job....i guess her kids are not capable because ever since i was able to walk and trustworthy enough that i wasnt going to play in the street i was also required to clean snow growing up

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One of my kids went thought college, has a descent job, married, one kid, has his own house and a couple of cars.

The other is currently in college and has a good work ethic.
Itís not about the kids, itís about free child labor. Ask Warner.
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No paper routes out in the country where I lived. Change out paper route for "square bails" and that was the route for 4 of the 8 guys I previously mentioned during hay season on Saturday and Sundays.

Construction during the week on breaks in high school, short order cook, prep cook after school around sports schedules. Bought my own truck, gas, tools, clothes ect... That wasn't uncommon among my buddies childhoods and adolescents



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I never had a paper route or mowed grass because since i was a little boy my dad had me out on the jobs with him. I was too young to actually do anything so I would play in the sand pile all day and just got in the way, at least until i was old enough to actually stack bricks for the bricklayers. Then my little fingers would get pinched and i would always have smashed up fingers until i learned no to do that! I think I stepped on my first nail when I was about 12 or 13

Itís funny looking back at that because the builders now days would probably freak out if there was a little boy on the job. But i used to go everywhere with him

Only reason why I used to shovel snow for neighbors in the winter time is because we didnt work in the cold so i was always looking to make some money while we were shut down


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I thought about it today and I'll go out on a strong limb and say the guys - 33 - 36 years old in the millineal group aren't what's being called millineal....

The culture I grew up in you didn't want to be labeled a puss. By your friends or adults.

None of my buddies fit the profile at all. All successful, only one had his education paid for. None (in that group of 8) had any help buying a home, ext... All own their home, 7 of 8 with their first wife. Get up early, work hard.

My best friends dad charged him a quarter point over the bank in interest for his first car.... no paper work.

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All ya all:

"Five miles, uphill, both ways".

lolololol



John,you forgot to mention the blinding wind in your face both ways.
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I think I stepped on my first nail when I was about 12 or 13

Sorry that happened to you. Just some trivia,a very large contractor had an unwritten rule,any tradesman caught leaving a board with nails not pulled or bent over were given their check immediately.......and that was many moons before OSHA !
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Sorry that happened to you. Just some trivia,a very large contractor had an unwritten rule,any tradesman caught leaving a board with nails not pulled or bent over were given their check immediately.......and that was many moons before OSHA !


Well in all fairness i was dumpster diving so i learned a lesson since i was walking in the dumpster

But i agree any assbag that leaves boards with nails sticking up should be given their last check





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