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View Poll Results: Do you cut grass Full time or on the side as Part time
Full Time 21 33.87%
Part Time 41 66.13%
Umm...who said I cut grass at all? 0 0%
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:48 PM
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Full time or on the side?

Do you cut grass as your primary income or on the side?
If on the side, what do you do for your primary income?
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:52 PM
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I cut part time on the side. (about 30 accounts)

I'm a Paramedic for a large EMS service that covers LA, TX, MS. (Acadian Ambulance) www.acadian.com
I run primarily 9-1-1 with occasional hospital to hospital transports.
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:23 AM
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I do this part time. It started as something my son was doing, so we work together now - I plan to turn it completely over to him at some point, he's 16 now. My full time job is a maintenance technician for a small pharmaceutical company.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:18 AM
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Lawn care full time, and no other side/part-time job. Last time I worked 2 jobs (one full time and there other part time), I was only getting 3 to 4 hours of sleep each night. No more of that for me.
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Old 04-26-2013, 01:30 AM
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Part time for me. Supervisor at a diesel shop for company fleet. Maintain 1400+ trucks.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:51 AM
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Part-time for me, as I love the work. I am a VP and Financial Controller for a national franchising company.
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Old 04-26-2013, 07:42 AM
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Started a part time lawn care business this year here on the gulf coast. Have 10 regular accounts since March growing every week. I run a tractor with a finishing trideck implement for a Air Force base for over ten years. Love the type of work....
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:01 AM
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Part time here. Five accounts so far. Just started to supplement income from my nursery.
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Old 04-26-2013, 09:30 AM
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Yeah, Doing 2 jobs at once is rough...Its funny that I go to work on the ambulance to relax lol. Not to many jobs you can sleep on the clock and get paid for!! Not sure if I want to go full time in the future and drop being a paramedic tho...Worked way to hard for that.
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Old 04-26-2013, 05:29 PM
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i never understood someone working 2 jobs. if 1 job isn't enough you need to find a real job.

i know some people that work 3 jobs. i just don't get it. there's more to life than money. get rid of the 3 crappy jobs and get 1 real job.

i understand some jobs like firemen, paramedics, or whatever have days off. if i did that though i would just enjoy my days off. they get paid well enough not to have to work on their days off or maybe they are just bored? some people are just workaholics though or want as much money as they can get no matter what they have to do. they will sleep 4hrs a night and work 7 days a week 15hrs a day. i don't understand that type of person.

i see these guys that are married and they work 80hrs a week and their wife does nothing all day. the kids are in school so she could get a job of some type even if it was part time. it's like the man is killing himself to provide for the whole family while they just spend all the money he makes. it just doesn't make sense. i'd say i'll work 40hrs. if you want to buy more things then you can get a job to make extra money.
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