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Old 06-11-08, 11:35 AM
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OT: What does everyone do?

I am just bored, curious and wondering what everyone does for a living? I'm 18 years old and for the past three years i've worked at a local family owned outdoors store (www.leesadventuresports.com to get a feel for what its like) and this fall will be a student at Illinois Wesleyan University probably working at the rock climbing gym down there. What do you all do?
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i'm in college, and this summer i've been working as a crew leader at a street-sweeping/landscaping business. the hours are **** lately, though, so i'm thinking about going back to doing some research in radiation oncology (which i did last summer).
 
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I work in the R & D group for a company that makes synthetic RNA and DNA.
Yo, can you hook me up with some of that colour-changing cuttlefish DNA?
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