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#1 Sparky OFFLINE  

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 08:22 PM

Today is the start of year 38 with the same employer. Troopers would come in sometimes with a lit cigar and ask " how's it going sparky ? " And a corroded wire would demonstrate a spark to oblige. Now no cigars and layers of software to " fix " anything. So if anybody asks - it's 37 and counting .

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 08:28 PM

Congratz Fred. Hope you have another several years at least.

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 08:45 PM

Congrats, 37 years long time in 1 place. lol Hoping many more.

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Posted October 23, 2011 - 09:16 PM

Congratulations on your achievement. I remember something from a previous post that you want to stick around to annoy the younger ones. You have my blessing, stay at your current job and show the youngsters the proper way to do things. If you enjoy what you are doing, keep at it.

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 07:02 AM

Congratulations, Sparky. My guess is you have gotten settled into the job by now and enjoy what you do. Keep on keepin' on.

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 07:06 AM

Lots of changes in the last 37 yrs. Congrats Sparky.

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 07:27 AM

37 years,wow. Congrats Fred.

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 04:18 PM

Congrats on the ever longer career Sparky! It's rare these days to stay at one job that long. For the first several years (better than a decade and a half) the only way to get a raise for me was to find another job! I've finally found a decent place to work and have been there for just over 11 years. I hope to not get to 37 years though as that wold make me 79 years old LOL! That's a fine accomplishment and you should be proud of it!

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 04:22 PM

I hope to not get to 37 years though as that wold make me 79 years old


I think that's when people our age are expecting Social Security is set to kick in...

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Posted October 24, 2011 - 06:19 PM

That's a great number of years. Congratulations. Hope the rest go smoothly.

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Posted October 26, 2011 - 10:25 PM

37 years of good times and bad - way to hang it there
next Feb I'll have 35 years in

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Posted November 01, 2011 - 10:11 AM

Congratulations. I'm working on year 29 myself. If you enjoy what you do it makes all the difference!




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