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Old 02-08-2006, 09:52   #1
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Almost officially a bum.

put in my notice yesterday, almost 7 years, survived 7 layoffs only to quit so I can be a sailing bum.

GED educated Senior SW engineer soon to be unemployed. 15 working days to go.

Wish us luck.

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Old 02-08-2006, 10:04   #2
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Adam,

Some people get promotions when they are least expected. Sounds like you've given yourself one. Good luck and fairwinds.
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Old 02-08-2006, 10:19   #3
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When I quit, I also sold my house. Took 2 years to achieve my dual goals of being unemployed and homeless.

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work is soooooo over rated
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Old 04-08-2006, 19:40   #5
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HMMM? Work, or go hungry. You know... I could stand to lose a few pounds. I agree, jobs SUCK!!! Every day, I check my dock lines, but this time, I might just let them break when the time comes, and raise the sails AdamY, Good luck, and fair winds.
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Old 05-08-2006, 07:28   #6
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Retired mid Feb., moved aboard mid April. I consider myself gainfully unemployed. After all, work is a four letter word!
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Old 05-08-2006, 14:02   #7
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Adam -- the day i turned 60 i was laid off from a senior exec job and i decided not to move again ( already moved 8 times in 32 years) and with my boat i wanted to stay in miami -- my live in girlfriend got a promo a couple of months later and decided that me without a job she could do better and is moving out -- so i put my house up for sale and as soon as it sells i will move on board and take off probably in jan for the islands
maybe we will see you there
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