Blue,or White. What side of the working fence are you on?

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  1. Big ugly

    Big ugly New Member

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    Here it is. This aint a pole and I can give two craps how much money you pull in. Its interesting here that A trend that seems to be popping up and it has sparked my curisoty so to speak. If you dont want to post but are interested you can PM me. It will be interesting to whos who here.
  2. Kingpin46

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    Have done both sides, but retired from Macys as corporate (in house) security. Blue for me.
  3. Mr. Nameless

    Mr. Nameless New Member

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    I'm was and still am(technicaly) a green collar person, I have to be on the battle field to get the rush i need.
  4. ponycar17

    ponycar17 Active Member

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    I guess you'd call me white collar even though I try my damndest to exemplify the blue collar appearance. I have truely been on both sides.
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  5. lb969

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    Right now I'm a gray-collar worker.

    Now once I graduate, I'll still be gray for a while, then move up to white and maybe gold collar (the good gold not the "rich brat" gold-collar)
  6. islenos

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    White Collar Job doing Blue Collar work
  7. glocknut

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    Define "white collar"? :confused: Professional with a college degree??

    mike
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  8. Big ugly

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    Office or Dirt under the nails.
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  10. artabr

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    Dirty collar, mostly sawdust. ;) :D
    Med. retired cabinet & furniture maker.



    Art
  11. islenos

    islenos New Member

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    By those links I stand by my post, I'm am both.

    College educated salaried professional doing manual labor in a service industry.
  12. glocknut

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    Blue Collar i guess... or formerly blue collar. With my feet i will have to shift to indoor work...

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  13. Big ugly

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    I see that so far we are about 50% either way. Thats interesting.
  14. armedandsafe

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    Electronic Tech with certified EE standing from a couple of states.

    I've climbed poles and strung wires.
    I've sat at a desk and designed and programmed computers.
    I've owned and operated two business.
    I've designed center pivot and pump control systems and laid pipeline.
    I've been in charge of farm areas and I've owned a (tiny) farm
    I've written and photographed for newspapers and magazines.
    I've driven school bus and been active in designing legislation.
    I've down some covert stuff.

    In other words, my white shirts have ring around the collars and cuffs. :D

    Pops
  15. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    Was an OD green collar for a long time, now I am definitely a Blue collar.
  16. 4EvrLearning

    4EvrLearning New Member

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    Will information from a female throw off your study, Big?

    BA degree...worked as a Secretary or Admin. Asst. for several years; full-time mom for 22 years, but also part-time proofreader at home for 11 of those years and volunteer teacher for 18 of the same years.

    Not sure which color of collar I wear...but it's worn out! :)
  17. 1shot1k

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    Med retired Computer Networked Video / Electronic Access Control ...individual.........

    For what it matters ..and to those it will.....in my younger days I spent a lot of time out after dark.


  18. Lori Mick

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    Gee....long list....blue, white and worn out!

    I've got a degree in retailing and business but I've loved doing other stuff too...

    soooo...

    bookkeeper, office manager
    club manager
    promoter/manager of rock bands
    graphic and website design
    writer/author
    interior designer
    department manager/retail
    display artist for a department store
    wedding planner/florist
    home remodeling (yes! I know how to use powertools!)
    mom (chief cook and bottle washer)
    :D
    whew....can I retire now? :)
  19. carver

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    Blue collar Red Neck! Retired now, but have worn both white and blue collars, mostly blue! I won't even try to list the jobs I have had! A wide and varied career that spans 44 yrs., and even more jobs!
  20. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Both, ranging from lumber-jack in Alaska to electro-mechanical design engineer in TN, with stops in-between in various office and management positions.

    Now in the BEST position of my entire life -
    RETARDED!!

    er -

    I mean RETIRED!!
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