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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby AZN MegaPoaster » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:48 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?


Minimize the burden he will be on society and those who actually do work

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Jun 06, 2012 10:59 pm

AZN MegaPoaster wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?


Minimize the burden he will be on society and those who actually do work

Not seeing the incentive there. Would you stick your head in a toilet all day so I could pay a fraction of a penny less toward your welfare?

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dingbat » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:03 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?

IBR means if you earn below a certain amount you get to keep it.
Therefore, you'd still be making $7 per hour.

I'd rather work than sit on my ass all day complaining that I don't have any money to do anything.
I wonder what on earth people like you would have done in an era before social security and government welfare (e.g. the depression). Would you all have starved to death?

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:06 pm

dingbat wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?

IBR means if you earn below a certain amount you get to keep it.
Therefore, you'd still be making $7 per hour.

I'd rather work than sit on my ass all day complaining that I don't have any money to do anything.
I wonder what on earth people like you would have done in an era before social security and government welfare (e.g. the depression). Would you all have starved to death?

Probably many of us would have, as a statistical matter.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby AZN MegaPoaster » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:09 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?

IBR means if you earn below a certain amount you get to keep it.
Therefore, you'd still be making $7 per hour.

I'd rather work than sit on my ass all day complaining that I don't have any money to do anything.
I wonder what on earth people like you would have done in an era before social security and government welfare (e.g. the depression). Would you all have starved to death?

Probably many of us would have, as a statistical matter.


And therein lies the problem with modern America

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:15 pm

AZN MegaPoaster wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'd rather work than sit on my ass all day complaining that I don't have any money to do anything.
I wonder what on earth people like you would have done in an era before social security and government welfare (e.g. the depression). Would you all have starved to death?

Probably many of us would have, as a statistical matter.


And therein lies the problem with modern America

Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dingbat » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:45 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
AZN MegaPoaster wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:I'd rather work than sit on my ass all day complaining that I don't have any money to do anything.
I wonder what on earth people like you would have done in an era before social security and government welfare (e.g. the depression). Would you all have starved to death?

Probably many of us would have, as a statistical matter.


And therein lies the problem with modern America

Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

I love having a safety net, but I think it should be just that - a safety net.
Preventing people from starving is great. Having people refuse work because it's "not even worth it" is a different matter.
Its why food stamps are better than welfare checks (even if those do get abused)

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby SchopenhauerFTW » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:53 pm

OP could always work at a law school.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Tom Joad » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:54 pm

dixiecupdrinking wrote:Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

Maybe you just suck.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby kalvano » Wed Jun 06, 2012 11:56 pm

I look forward to the days when the pending student loan crisis finally hits and IBR is replaced by the Hunger Games. I've been brushing up on my bow and arrow skills.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:08 am

Tom Joad wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

Maybe you just suck.

Kevin James would never be so mean spirited.

Anyway, if I'm being a little petulant here it's because few things push my buttons like a bunch of future BigLawyers ragging on someone for not wanting to wash toilets. It's some serious let them eat cake shit up in here.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby dingbat » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:31 am

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

Maybe you just suck.

Kevin James would never be so mean spirited.

Anyway, if I'm being a little petulant here it's because few things push my buttons like a bunch of future BigLawyers ragging on someone for not wanting to wash toilets. It's some serious let them eat cake shit up in here.

I did clean toilets for a living at one point.
I was living hand to mouth for a while and I did have to figure out how to survive on nothing.
Since then, I've never considered a job beneath me.
If I lost my job tomorrow, I'd go back to cleaning toilets if that was the only job I could get.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby RedBirds2011 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 10:39 am

dixiecupdrinking wrote:
AZN MegaPoaster wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
dingbat wrote:Generally, when someone who is mentally and physically capable tells me they are unable to find a job what I hear is "can't find a job (that I want)"

Go clean toilets for minimum wage. It'll give you a newfound respect for every other job you will ever have thereafter.

Probably not even worth it for someone with substantial student loan debt to spend their time making $7/hour. What's the point?


Minimize the burden he will be on society and those who actually do work

Not seeing the incentive there. Would you stick your head in a toilet all day so I could pay a fraction of a penny less toward your welfare?



Well, he's got to eat doesn't he?

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby timbs4339 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:29 am

Is anyone noticing an uptick in people going to law school/other programs just to live off of the student loan money? I've had several conversations in the last few months where this seemed to be main motivation for going to law school. This didn't seem to be the case a few years ago when I was an applicant.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:33 am

Anonymous User wrote:If I just can't find work, and I need money to (eat, not sleep in gutter,etc) does it make sense to stay in school longer until I line something up?

It would defer student loans and keep finaid coming in to keep the bills paid.

Worth it?


Oh my god. What school to you go to? How bad was your GPA?

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:35 am

dingbat wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:
Tom Joad wrote:
dixiecupdrinking wrote:Yeah, the problem is that the social safety net prevents an adequate amount of starvation from taking place.

Maybe you just suck.

Kevin James would never be so mean spirited.

Anyway, if I'm being a little petulant here it's because few things push my buttons like a bunch of future BigLawyers ragging on someone for not wanting to wash toilets. It's some serious let them eat cake shit up in here.

I did clean toilets for a living at one point.
I was living hand to mouth for a while and I did have to figure out how to survive on nothing.
Since then, I've never considered a job beneath me.
If I lost my job tomorrow, I'd go back to cleaning toilets if that was the only job I could get.


TIC

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby SchopenhauerFTW » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:50 am

Maybe OP should consider teaching English abroad.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby manofjustice » Thu Jun 07, 2012 11:59 am

kalvano wrote:I look forward to the days when the pending student loan crisis finally hits and IBR is replaced by the Hunger Games. I've been brushing up on my bow and arrow skills.


HA! Yes! I am glad I am not the only one who has taken-up the hunger games analogy. That's what I was thinking about when I was watching it..."oh, this is law school..."

I'm bringing bees with me to Civ Pro.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby spleenworship » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:01 pm

jurisx wrote:
LawIdiot86 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If I just can't find work, and I need money to (eat, not sleep in gutter,etc) does it make sense to stay in school longer until I line something up?

It would defer student loans and keep finaid coming in to keep the bills paid.

Worth it?


The only way it would be worth it is if you were doing joke online courses at a community college for $300 a year to keep loans in deferment. Taking out new loans or paying top-dollar for graduate work are subpar choices.


online classes don't pay living costs. That would defeat the point if the reason is for rent and food.


Online classes DO pay living costs. I speak from experience.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:53 pm

timbs4339 wrote:Is anyone noticing an uptick in people going to law school/other programs just to live off of the student loan money? I've had several conversations in the last few months where this seemed to be main motivation for going to law school. This didn't seem to be the case a few years ago when I was an applicant.


that is exactly what I did and am thinking about doing a PhD for. (to keep living on the loans)

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:54 pm

spleenworship wrote:
jurisx wrote:
LawIdiot86 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:If I just can't find work, and I need money to (eat, not sleep in gutter,etc) does it make sense to stay in school longer until I line something up?

It would defer student loans and keep finaid coming in to keep the bills paid.

Worth it?


The only way it would be worth it is if you were doing joke online courses at a community college for $300 a year to keep loans in deferment. Taking out new loans or paying top-dollar for graduate work are subpar choices.


online classes don't pay living costs. That would defeat the point if the reason is for rent and food.


Online classes DO pay living costs. I speak from experience.

I've known people who havn't but perhaps it varies by the school. Which did you attend? How much did they approve? I ask since it is the school who decides how much you "need" and many don't think you "need" it if it is only for an online college.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 1:56 pm

Julio_El_Chavo wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:woosh to what? Explain (if you can, which you can't)


I was, apparently unsuccessfully, trying to combat flame with even more obvious flame.


yeah you giving useless lies to someone who needs help. You're awsome dude.

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby RedBirds2011 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:37 pm

Lol looks like a certain someone was lurking this thread.



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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 07, 2012 3:05 pm

Yeah I'm Published!!!! 8)

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Re: What to do if I just can't find work

Postby timbs4339 » Thu Jun 07, 2012 5:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
timbs4339 wrote:Is anyone noticing an uptick in people going to law school/other programs just to live off of the student loan money? I've had several conversations in the last few months where this seemed to be main motivation for going to law school. This didn't seem to be the case a few years ago when I was an applicant.


that is exactly what I did and am thinking about doing a PhD for. (to keep living on the loans)


Why not get yourself jerbbed? You may not have a great standard of living but at least you won't have more debt.




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