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 dinno76
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Not very many female lawyers or doctors dating men working dead end jobs.
 Million_Reasons
Joined: 10/23/2018
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Posted: 10/27/2018 5:51:58 PM
"b. Most rookie cops are being warned to keep away from YOU lol. Badge bunnies are usually VERY nutty in the head and can jam up an honest lawman any day. "


Lmao! Never knew such things exisited!

My experience has been more of LEOs with a "savior complex". :)
 ohenryx
Joined: 3/12/2010
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Posted: 10/27/2018 6:34:15 PM

adventurejoe70
Heck looking back I wasted A LOT of time doing things that if women disappeared from the planet I would never do in a million years.

Now that is a truly brilliant statement. One that is honest, and true, and the kind of statement that is so 100% obvious that you can’t imagine anyone taking issue with it, or disagreeing, even in the slightest degree. I would supposed that women can make the same statement from their side of the aisle, but I really wouldn’t know, having never been a woman.

I think the closest I’ve ever seen anyone come to saying exactly what Joe just said would be the famous (infamous?) line from Chris Rock:


If a man could get laid living in a box, he would never buy a house.

Which is along the same lines, but doesn’t fully capture the message that Joe just laid on us. For one thing, I probably would live in a house, just not the kind of house that most women would like or appreciate. But I digress…

To pick up on the cops working as security guards – we see a lot of that here in Houston. A quick google search finds


The average Police Patrol Officer salary in Houston, TX is $55,400 as of September 28, 2018, but the range typically falls between $51,732 and $60,359.

Most of them make quite a bit more by working second jobs as security. The neighborhood supermarket has an armed, in uniform LEO on duty, standing inside the front door, every minute that they are open. Houston Police, Harris County Sheriff’s deputy, etc.

Many of the big firms in downtown Houston hire off duty policemen and sheriff’s deputies for after hours security. Keep their employee’s safe when they leave work after hours. The big parking garages will usually have off duty officers, in uniform, directing traffic at quitting time.
 julystorm22
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Posted: 10/27/2018 8:52:29 PM
I have two Bachelors degrees and come from a fairly middleclass rural farm background and I ended up with a lowerclass highschool dropout from the innercity. I think there are plenty of college-educated women who get with someone below their league.
 julystorm22
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Posted: 10/27/2018 8:57:42 PM
When I get back to our office at the hospital after making housecalls all evening, we usually have a security guard there when we go back to our cars. Sometimes we chat because its Canada and we are polite like that and I tend to be a person who likes finding out stuff about people (its an important skill in my job) and I've learned many are cops and 1 was ex-military.
 moraima
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Posted: 10/27/2018 9:03:31 PM
"I ended up with a lowerclass highschool dropout "

Sounds like you have have self-destructive behavior.

"I have two Bachelors degrees and I ended up with a lowerclass highschool dropout.

Was there a gun to your head or was that a decision you made?
 Ladyinred0407
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Posted: 10/28/2018 7:40:58 AM

Sometimes we chat because its Canada and we are polite like that.



Oooo She's on a roll with the insults.
Guess what. There are many of us in the good ol' USOFA, who also are capable of "chat", and we too can be polite.

Have a nice day!
 adventurejoe70
Joined: 3/1/2013
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Posted: 10/28/2018 8:18:43 AM
^^^^
Little Red Riding hood is trying to spar..once again. I didn't take it as a FLAG insult. I thought it was more inline with the topic thread. But if we are going to Flag spar Red you missed the following:


I tend to be a person who likes finding out stuff about people


Apparently, she might be inferring Canadians are more Nosy!
That being said, I was in Quebec City a few months ago and I found it quite charming and friendly. Much more so then Marseilles, France. The fort there was very interesting and very educational. Apparently the Canadians needed a formal written agreement with the USA in the 1970's that promised that we would NEVER invade them. Something we attempted multiple times in the period of 1776-1814(or something like that). They also had a nice zoo with polar bear show. We partly went because the American Northeast zoos have stopped getting new polar bears after the polar bear residents die off. Bronx zoo and Philly Zoo had none anymore . Thank god the Canadians still lock them up :)

Oh and lets not forge the Australians and their cat killing! It be a hoot if WW3 broke out with America bombing them because of cat genocide with Japan as our ally. Perhaps they haven't realized that felines are close to getting citizenship status in good ol USA.

Just kidding(but feline status is on the way here) :)
 Clytemnestra
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Posted: 10/28/2018 9:00:34 AM
msg#158:
Oh and lets not forge the Australians and their cat killing! It be a hoot if WW3 broke out with America bombing them because of cat genocide with Japan as our ally. Perhaps they haven't realized that felines are close to getting citizenship status in good ol USA.

Just kidding(but feline status is on the way here) :)


My resident feline, 'Mr Alan Biscuits' has already filed his paper work. Waiting with 'baited' (mouse) breath~
(Smile)
 MeramecRiverRat
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Posted: 10/28/2018 9:01:13 AM
Welcome back, Mustang! Knew it was you from the change in the thread title. Verified by finding the first post in this thread with the changed title and seeing the word "league" in that post.


The boss at my last job dropped out of school in 8th grade! He portrays himself as a millionaire (I would imagine his net worth is a big negative from mortgage, vehicle loans, and business loans). I believe he and his wife married before she was old enough to get a college degree, but she eventually got a business degree (many business courses are mind numbingly easy). Both were from filthy rich families. The boss made his fortune flipping items, no doubt beginning with an enormous amount of starting capital from his mommy and daddy. Typical of rich privileged people, he claims he's self made. He has characteristics of Trump.

With many more females going to college than males, it makes sense for many women these days to end up with a man who joined the real world out of high school. Labelling someone who didn't go to college as in an inferior league is lame. I consider joining the real world the earlier, the better. Not going to college also prevents having a student loan (stage 3 cancer of socialism). I wouldn't recommend sending your daughter to college for an MRS degree given the shortage of male students, unless she's lesbian seeking a same gender marriage.

At the job before that, at least two warehousemen were married to lawyers. One of them I believe would be more suited to staying at home, especially after they had a kid. He's probably been brainwashed into thinking he has to be a "provider".
 Ladyinred0407
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Posted: 10/28/2018 9:41:57 AM

Red you missed the following:


au con·traire


"She was surprised to find the cottage-door standing open, and when she went into the room, she had such a strange feeling that she said to herself: 'Oh dear! how uneasy I feel today, and at other times I like being with grandmother so much.' She called out: 'Good morning,' but received no answer; so she went to the bed and drew back the curtains. There lay her grandmother with her cap pulled far over her face, and looking very strange.
'Oh! grandmother,' she said, 'what big ears you have!'
'All the better to hear you with, my child,' was the reply.
'But, grandmother, what big eyes you have!' she said.
'All the better to see you with, my dear.'
'But, grandmother, what large hands you have!'
'All the better to hug you with.'
'Oh! but, grandmother, what a terrible big mouth you have!'

LOL, Lil' Red is very observant. There is more to "the story" …………………..than just this thread.
 adventurejoe70
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Posted: 10/28/2018 10:08:53 AM
^^
Oi!But I do enjoy a bit of maple syrup on my piglets , I mean pancakes!

Many of the big firms in downtown Houston hire off duty policemen and sheriff’s deputies for after hours security. Keep their employee’s safe when they leave work after hours. The big parking garages will usually have off duty officers, in uniform, directing traffic at quitting time.


That's what we refer to as "paid detail". The arrangement is between private industry and the city gov't, and certainly pays much more than regular security, and the cops are indemnified by the city if something happens. A lot of those gigs were at Yankee stadium, so baseball fans loved it.

That being said, in my experience, it was mostly rookies doing those positions , or guys paying a lot of child support.
For an experienced officer the hourly wage wasn't close to top. In addition any cop with time on knows " collars for dollars". What that means, is you make an arrest close to end of tour, and rack in overtime. Paid time and a half inside waiting for ADA to release you is much less stressful.
Personally I have issues with those security guards at the big box retailers that stop everyone at the door to look inside their bags. They once did it to a sgt I worked with, and he called for assistance and had the police arrest the guy for false imprisonment. Believe it or not but those guards doing that are actually violating local and even federal law if they hold you for no reason. In other words, they better have seen you shoplift something, or else you can get them arrested.
 norwegianguy456
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Posted: 10/28/2018 12:24:56 PM

You are correct that I was speaking for myself. The world is a big place, filled with people who are all unique individuals. While some will agree with my way of thinking on this subject, there are many who won’t.

Yeah, my question was whether there are no social-economic 'leagues' to You. I think for most guys, for the most part, it plays no real factor in it, so it would be silly to say there are social-economic leagues that gals fall into when sizing up the females bouncing around. The only factors, I would presume would be "She financially barely gets by" (negative), and "She actually has a lot of money" (positive; not very often).

I think for women in general, social-economic leagues can come into play. For most guys, we don't much care how popular the gal is, how fruitful her social-connections are, etc -- but gals tend to be affected more about that when sizing up guys roaming around. I think guys in general have a much more basic measuring stick when it comes to sizing up the opp sex.

I have two Bachelors degrees and come from a fairly middleclass rural farm background and I ended up with a lowerclass highschool dropout from the innercity. I think there are plenty of college-educated women who get with someone below their league.

I think you take your life experience(s) and assume it's quite common. This is one where it's not. You were with a guy who, as you point out, didn't even like in the first place, yet stayed with him and popped out kids with. A college-educated gal getting with a high-school drop-out, even if she finds him cute, is an outlier. It's not even common the other way around, gender-wise. But a gal who just had high-school, and the guy has a college education though, that's common (but not so much the other way around). Your situation is a Huge outlier.
 Ladyinred0407
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Posted: 10/28/2018 12:57:01 PM

I think you take your life experience(s) and assume it's quite common. This is one where it's not. You were with a guy who, as you point out, didn't even like in the first place, yet stayed with him and popped out kids with. A college-educated gal getting with a high-school drop-out, even if she finds him cute, is an outlier. It's not even common the other way around, gender-wise. But a gal who just had high-school, and the guy has a college education though, that's common (but not so much the other way around). Your situation is a Huge outlier.



Thanks for that NG. Gee, a forty something yr old MAN wrote this!
 norwegianguy456
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Posted: 10/28/2018 1:04:49 PM

Thanks for that NG. Gee, a forty something yr old MAN wrote this!

I don't know why you were busting my ballz for that. She was using her situation to back her argument that women don't care about social-economic status. I was just pointing out that her situation was Really Out There, and it reflects no trend at all on what "women do".
 Ladyinred0407
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Posted: 10/28/2018 1:10:03 PM
Wasn't bustin' anything of yours NG, and I'm sorry I tried to edit the age I wrote for you, but it wouldn't let me change my post. I was truly acknowledging your post. Some of us have tried to say what you did, …………..but of course us old women are just being ……………..mean?
 calliopedreams
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Posted: 10/28/2018 1:16:29 PM
I avoid people who are in "Sales."
Feels as if everything is a "pitch."
 Clytemnestra
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Posted: 10/28/2018 1:49:21 PM
I don't know if anyone has mentioned this, but when I was in the work force and with a fellow also in the work force, if he did not like his job or I did not like mine, domestic harmony was hard to come by.

I like a partner who likes what s/he does for a living.
 norwegianguy456
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Posted: 10/28/2018 2:14:19 PM

I was truly acknowledging your post.

OH, okay. The age thing didn't bother me, I thought you were being sarcastic in your post. :)

if he did not like his job or I did not like mine, domestic harmony was hard to come by.

True. Or even not being That serious, over time, it'll bring stress upon things. I don't need a gal to Like what she does for a living, but instead, not just have disdain for it.
 Million_Reasons
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Posted: 10/28/2018 6:55:31 PM
Msg. 167 Caliopedreams

"I avoid people who are in "Sales."
Feels as if everything is a "pitch."


Car salemen! I would never date one. Ever.

In fact, I won't even negotiate my own purchase from one. I have someone who does it for me.

Thank goodness! :)
 johnfromzelie
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Posted: 10/29/2018 7:16:01 AM
"most" people in sales that I have met are always working an angle. I avoid this type everywhere, not just dating. on the flipside, I do know a few salesmen that go the extra mile to get what I need and never force a sale. they are rare.
 Natey2
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Posted: 11/13/2018 2:13:34 AM
I like how the thread title changed temporarily to "as long as they are willing to do two jobs--blow and hand :)"


Message 154:

I have two Bachelors degrees and come from a fairly middleclass rural farm background and I ended up with a lowerclass highschool dropout from the innercity. I think there are plenty of college-educated women who get with someone below their league.


This had me thinking... after I graduated from college, all the women I've slept with were college graduates. I wonder if highschool dropouts are significantly different..
 spot4username
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Posted: 11/13/2018 2:55:27 AM

This had me thinking... after I graduated from college, all the women I've slept with were college graduates. I wonder if highschool dropouts are significantly different..

I am a high school dropout and would be happy to sate your curiosity.

Significantly different in what ways? Are you asking if I only date others with my same level of education? No. It is rather the opposite. I tend to attract men who have graduate degrees and beyond. /shrug/
 MsMicki
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Posted: 11/13/2018 5:06:35 AM
My guy is a high scho0l drop out that was lucky enough to get hired into Delco Electronics where he worked his way up from the assembly lines to a rather good position in the company to settling into a nice retirement.
Education does not define "who" a person is....how they treat people....or where they will end up in life.
 julystorm22
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Posted: 11/13/2018 8:35:12 AM
I think high school education is more important now than in times past. Today most employers require at least Grade 12 whereas before it was possible to work your way up. The only jobs now you can get that aren't minimum wage are as labourers which can be backbreaking work and once your body gives out, that job is impossible. Nowadays, your best bet is to get some sort of technical degree. I look often at the job banks to look what jobs are up but almost every job asks for some sort of certificate or diploma. I would love to get a fulltime weekday job not working evenings or weekends but that doesn't seem to be an option unless I go out and get a 2-year certificate in something. I have a picture on my wall of me and 6 of my best friends from university on my wall. All of us are university graduates but only one, a dental hygenist, works in their field. The rest of us ended up going to technical colleges to get certs for other things. My friend with a botany degree ended up getting her Addictions Worker diploma, my friend with an anthropology degree went and got her Disability Support Worker diploma, my friend with a journalism degree ended up getting her Paralegal diploma, my friend with a music degree ended up getting her Disability Support Worker diploma, my friend with a degree in English ended up getting a Library Technology diploma and I ended up getting a Continuing Care Assistant certificate.
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