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Actually what fellow does makes great sense:

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I have a friend that owns his own business.

He lives in Germany and uses a deep sea diving suit and inspects sewer systems
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I used to work at the San Diego Museum of Natural History. We had a bug box on the roof. It was big enough to put really big critters in. Nasty smelling.
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Uhg! I can only imagine!!!!! Decaying flesh, hot sun, etc., and etc. Glad I didn't have to do the clean up.
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Uhg! I can only imagine!!!!! Decaying flesh, hot sun, etc., and etc. Glad I didn't have to do the clean up.
Me too. I worked on dead critters but I had to get rock off mine. Their days of smelling bad had long passed.
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Me too. I worked on dead critters but I had to get rock off mine. Their days of smelling bad had long passed.
Every bit of my 'prurient interest' wants more info; every bit of my common sense says: Don't ask.
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Default Re: I've heard of 'unusual occupations,' but this about takes the cake.

too cool Dan, that was one of my childhood job hopes. any fans of Dirty Jobs in here, he has shown some strange jobs on that show.
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Indeed I have Mike; some folks do really odd things to make a living. Would watch the show and wonder 'How much do they pay that Guy/Gal to do that 5 days per week?'
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