1. jwhitey

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    enn-zed said:

    hlc123 said:

    mac said: I absolutely hate my internship, the only reason I am continuing with the shitty job is for my resume.

     
    what exactly is your internship?
    my internship ends this week and I could not be happier.

     
    My intern was keen to have a look around the mine before he finished, so I organised a tour with a friend of mine today. We got to see a blast from up close (1500 feet, as close as you'll ever get) which is a very rare thing. Explosives are fuckin' awesome.



    That little shovel next to it is about the size of two 2-storey houses. Boom!

     I got to do the same last year with my boss while on a mine tour. I'm a big fan of mining blasts, so cool! Good on ya for doing that for the intern!

    On another note, first leg of the interview today, lets see how this goes...

  2. Duhg

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    Watching stuff of that magnitude go boom is awesome.

    I used to work on software that optimized quarry shots. That was fun.

  3. zkurd

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    Moving to Oslo, Norway in 8 days!!! ....and I still don't know where I'm going to live.

  4. 89c51

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    zkurd said: Moving to Oslo, Norway in 8 days!!! ....and I still don't know where I'm going to live.

     

    Can you take me with you. I cook clean and occupy little space.  

  5. Enn Zed

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    jwhitey said:
     I got to do the same last year with my boss while on a mine tour. I'm a big fan of mining blasts, so cool! Good on ya for doing that for the intern!
    On another note, first leg of the interview today, lets see how this goes...

     

    Good luck matey, I hope it all goes well.

    The older I get (I'm over the hill) the more the people side of work matters to me. Yes I need to work my ass off, but if I can't take 3 hours out of my day to get an intern/graduate stoked on the industry there's something wrong.

  6. YouKnowLarry

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    zkurd said: Moving to Oslo, Norway in 8 days!!! ....and I still don't know where I'm going to live.

     Fuck, I love that city.

  7. Eva

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    zkurd said: Moving to Oslo, Norway in 8 days!!! ....and I still don't know where I'm going to live.

     
    can't fucking wait to hang out at the end of september!! :)
    good luck with apartment hunting!

  8. Eva

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    enn-zed said:

    jwhitey said:
     I got to do the same last year with my boss while on a mine tour. I'm a big fan of mining blasts, so cool! Good on ya for doing that for the intern!
    On another note, first leg of the interview today, lets see how this goes...

     
    Good luck matey, I hope it all goes well.
    The older I get (I'm over the hill) the more the people side of work matters to me. Yes I need to work my ass off, but if I can't take 3 hours out of my day to get an intern/graduate stoked on the industry there's something wrong.

     
    I wish more people had your attitude.

  9. shralp

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    A young Denzel Washington took my coffee order today.

  10. jwhitey

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    enn-zed said:

    jwhitey said:
     I got to do the same last year with my boss while on a mine tour. I'm a big fan of mining blasts, so cool! Good on ya for doing that for the intern!
    On another note, first leg of the interview today, lets see how this goes...

     
    Good luck matey, I hope it all goes well.
    The older I get (I'm over the hill) the more the people side of work matters to me. Yes I need to work my ass off, but if I can't take 3 hours out of my day to get an intern/graduate stoked on the industry there's something wrong.

     Many Thanks! Love that attitude, my boss last summer was like that as well. Both days went well, got to tour the mine and meet some of the crew, everyone's really friendly. They still have some more candidates to interview so I likely won't hear anything for a few weeks, lots of people are on summer holidays as well. No issue, just means I get to enjoy the rest of August and look for jobs in better locations in case this doesn't work out.

  11. BlairW

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    enn-zed said:
     
    I work for Rio Tinto. They look after their people pretty well. There is still shit to deal with, but overall it's great.

     

    My company just got a new contract with Rio Tinto. they are doing a bunch of Exploration wells for a potential potash mine. They seem like a pretty good company to work for

  12. Dave99

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     I've been in Fort McMurray since February

  13. BlairW

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    dave99 said:  I've been in Fort McMurray since February

     

    Yuck.

  14. YouKnowLarry

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    Don't know where that is, Dave, but I've learned that 99% of places named "Fort [something]" are terrible.

    Sorry.

  15. Eva

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     addicted to the tv show "suits"

  16. J.T.

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     Do not want to go to the dmv to get a new ID

  17. Dr. Dre

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     you don't have too. just have them renew it and send it out. mine is still a pic of when i was 17 w/ no goatee and short hair. bouncers always laugh at it when i show them.

  18. YouKnowLarry

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    My license picture is from when I was 15. Doesn't expire until next year. A liquor store owner accused me of using my little brother's ID, to which I said, "Why the hell would I use my younger brother's ID to buy alcohol?"

  19. Dr. Dre

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     just looked at mine and it doesnt expire till 2015. has my height at 6' weight @ 160. i've put on a few inches and lbs since then.
    edit:

    lol    

  20. YouKnowLarry

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    Mine is 5'8" at 155lbs. Now I'm 6'0" at 190.

    And I look jaundiced.

  21. J.T.

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     From what I've looked up it seems like I have to go in.

  22. rooftop

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    dave99 said:  I've been in Fort McMurray since February

     

    When do you leave? I think in a few months I'll be shipped up there for work :/

  23. zkurd

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    89c51 said:

    zkurd said: Moving to Oslo, Norway in 8 days!!! ....and I still don't know where I'm going to live.

     

    Can you take me with you. I cook clean and occupy little space.  

     

    You're hired!

    Kind of freaking out. I'mma miss this place as much as I bitch about it :(

  24. Eva

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     just booked my flights to south america.
    i am officially broke now.  

    random fact: the first flight on my journey will be the 100th flight of my life. crazy.

  25. Keats0206

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     almost that time of year where i make one big file of the pictures of all the gear i want for the upcoming season. (like spenser used to (still might) make.)

  26. j_dawg

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    jt said:  From what I've looked up it seems like I have to go in.

     

    The DMV is the worst. But if you are in the area, try the one in Bishop, CA.

  27. GumbysRath

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     CA has a DMV app for the iphone if that helps... haven't used it yet cuz i've been able to dodge those bullets... BUT...

    i'm random, i have thoughts, hence i'm here!

    ......vagina....

  28. Jen24

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    You guys are getting away with pictures on your license from 10 years ago and I keep getting shit just because my hair is blonde on my license and I'm now a brunette? I almost got denied alcohol the other day because of it. My face hasn't changed, so I don't know why they make such a big deal out of it.

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    j_dawg said:
     
    The DMV is the worst. But if you are in the area, try the one in Bishop, CA.

     

    Best DMV in California--that place is a dream. The June mountain of DMV's (except they didn't close it for the season).  

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    jen24 said: You guys are getting away with pictures on your license from 10 years ago and I keep getting shit just because my hair is blonde on my license and I'm now a brunette? I almost got denied alcohol the other day because of it. My face hasn't changed, so I don't know why they make such a big deal out of it.

     

    Pffft, I rarely even get ID'd for booze anymore. Maybe it's a small town thing and part of is probably because a lot of the time I'm recognized, but there is also a small part of it that scares me a bit. I'm not THAT old... I don't think.

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