The Legion of Unemployed Tropers:

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In Riastrad
Behold the conglomeration of tropers that, for whatever reason, don't have a job.

My name is Cu Chulainn.
Beside the raging sea I am left to moan.
Sorrow I am, for I brought down my only son.

2 annebeeche17th Apr 2011 02:07:07 AM from by the long tidal river
watching down on us

Eighteen years old, haven't had a job yet.
Banned entirely for telling FE that he was being rude and not contributing to the discussion.
I shall watch down from the goon heavens.

Twenty-four years old, has had a grand total of one job.
Swing, You Sinners!
Have had one job, enjoyed it, lost it and now can't be arsed ever working again. 22 and scrounging like a beast! Can I get a high-five, fellow dole monkeys?
"I remain just one thing, and one thing only and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician."
5 Malph27th Apr 2011 12:15:53 AM from The middle of somewhere , Relationship Status: I want you to want me
All hail
I'm 20 and I've only had one job. Unfortunately, the job market in my area is shit.

Edit: Had another job. The boss said it was one of those jobs that some people just can't do. I was one of those people, so I got let go.

edited 12th Aug '11 11:51:31 PM by Malph

So, in the U.S., randomly stripping is a signal that you want to sing the national anthem? - That Human
6 pagad27th Apr 2011 03:25:08 AM from perfidious Albion , Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
Sneering Imperialist
I am nearing my graduation from university and soon to be facing Real Life.
With cannon shot and gun blast smash the alien. With laser beam and searing plasma scatter the alien to the stars.
21 I have held one real job and one school job
Rarely active, try DA/Tumblr
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8 Voot27th Apr 2011 05:14:34 PM from Not the internet
20 Years old, Never had a job...

I want money! Just a little bit of work... I'll scratch your back for a nickel!

Curse you Crappy Midwestern Job Market!!
In Riastrad
"Crappy Midwestern Job market"

Man, don't I freaking know it. Everyone and their mum nowadays is piss-broke here.
My name is Cu Chulainn.
Beside the raging sea I am left to moan.
Sorrow I am, for I brought down my only son.

All Of The Lights
21 and living off the government + parents!
Yes We Did.

Dallas Mavericks — 2011 NBA Champions
Michigan is an epic fail for job finding believe me I have been trying for 4 years.
12 TsundeRay3rd May 2011 02:08:41 PM from Santa Clara, California
22, living in the SF Bay Area, and never had a job.

Can't do internships because I don't know enough about coding. Gonna try to find an office position so I don't have to take up retail (as I'm paranoid that going retail means dealing with retarded customers and ass hours that prevent you from having a social life).

Now I'm kinda starting to regret majoring in Computer Science. dat outsourcing

edited 3rd May '11 2:09:38 PM by TsundeRay

13 IanExMachina7th May 2011 04:55:04 PM from Gone with the Chickens
The Paedofinder General
Had several jobs.

Last one ended due to it not being able to afford to keep me on, as it was a charity and the funding for such things has been cut. :(
By the powers invested in me by tabloid-reading imbeciles, I pronounce you guilty of paedophilia!
14 betterthanstrawberry8th Jun 2011 04:29:12 AM from back in the atmosphere.
Dreaming out loud.
Fifteen, no work experience. >_<
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
15 OrangeSpider8th Jun 2011 03:41:12 PM from Ursalia , Relationship Status: On the prowl
Must Keep The Web Intact
So are we going to make an industrial army or what?
The Great Northern Threadkill.
16 eudaemon8th Jun 2011 09:33:06 PM from Republic City
20, can't find a job because no one wants to hire me just for a summer before I go back to college. I've applied 8 places (I live in a small town) and everyone says that they are looking for long-term workers.

Which means, every summer, I am unemployed. When I get back to college, I have an easy library job waiting (as in, people play World of Warcraft for a 4-6 hour shift and get PAID to play World of Warcraft because college students never get help from the student workers, but the adults who have Ph.D.s in library science)
17 Enkufka15th Jun 2011 10:25:22 PM from Bay of White fish
Wandering Student ಠ_ಠ
20, nearing 21, one job which lasted for years! :D

except it was only for about 25 days out of the year... D:

Not been employed since despite my efforts, and I have long railed against the one job which wanted to interview me twice.

If I didn't dress nice for the second interview, they would terminate the interview as quickly as possible.

what was the job?


minimum. wage. dishwasher.
Very big Daydream Believer.

"That's not knowledge, that's a crapshoot!" -Al Murray

"Welcome to QI" -Stephen Fry
18 OrangeSpider16th Jun 2011 04:56:24 AM from Ursalia , Relationship Status: On the prowl
Must Keep The Web Intact
[up] Ah ah, yeah, I feel ya.

Here, now they apparently want us to do interviews for jobs as farm laborers (not sure on how to say that in English).

I had a hard time believing it.
The Great Northern Threadkill.
In Riastrad
[up][up]I feel your pain, man. Went through a similar situation myself.

A restaurant in-town had a sign outside that read "HELP DESPERATELY NEEDED- INTERVIEWS ASAP".

So I went in, did the interview, all seemed to go okay, until...

"Why do you wear those [red] glasses indoors?"

"I have too. I'm photosensitive- bright light hurts my eyes. These fix it though."

"So you can't take them off?"


"I see. Well, it was nice meeting you, but we don't have any more room for employees right now."

"But the sign..."


-Walk walk walk-

"Jackass." (mumbled)

edited 16th Jun '11 1:37:42 PM by Diamonnes

My name is Cu Chulainn.
Beside the raging sea I am left to moan.
Sorrow I am, for I brought down my only son.

20 johnnyfog6th Jul 2011 06:44:02 PM from the Zocalo , Relationship Status: They can't hide forever. We've got satellites.
Actual Wrestling Legend
26 years old.

No friends, no extended family of speak of. Never held down a job. Majored in art. Sponging off my mother, who is paying the loan despite sizable credit debt.

Yep, pretty much a cautionary tale. Unlike the rest of you guys, I'm deservedly jobless.

edited 6th Jul '11 6:44:22 PM by johnnyfog

I'm a skeptical squirrel
16, had a job at a industrial light source warehouse for about a year, until one week I worked more hours than my state allows, and I was fired for getting the company into trouble (i.e. an angry call from my mom) :|

edited 10th Jul '11 11:17:23 PM by GalagaGuru

bitchy queen
19 and seeking employment. I do think it's really stupid how I have to dress up and beg for a shitty job.
"Without a fairy, you're not even a real man!" ~ Mido from Ocarina of Time

23 Enkufka12th Jul 2011 09:31:50 PM from Bay of White fish
Wandering Student ಠ_ಠ
Isn't that just bullshit? I had the same problem with a dishwasher job, if I didn't dress up they'd cancel the interview as soon as possible. Of course, I didn't even get to that part because they had turned me down without even bothering to tell me for three weeks.
Very big Daydream Believer.

"That's not knowledge, that's a crapshoot!" -Al Murray

"Welcome to QI" -Stephen Fry
Planescape Hijack
24. I've had a few jobs in the past, though my resume isn't particularly competitive. Mainly, I seem to be at that exact point where I'm either too underqualified or too overqualified for everything. Looking at a few different ways to fix the former problem, have been stymied on some fronts there too, though. :|
Productivity is for people without internet connections. -Count Dorku
25 TParadox13th Jul 2011 09:05:54 AM , Relationship Status: Sinking with my ship
I'm 22 and have had two jobs, dorm desk attendant and dining hall drone. The campus dining service has so much turnover they don't even interview student workers. If you come to them at the beginning of a semester they just say, "here's when your training is, here's the shifts we have available. Don't screw up."

I'm about to graduate, so I don't have student work to fall back on anymore and I don't have money to relocate to where the highly specialized jobs I'm qualified for are...

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