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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #90 on: September 19, 2023, 11:20:47 AM »
Living with the fact you exist (if you are Burberry Erry)

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #91 on: September 20, 2023, 04:51:00 AM »
I hope you whoever has to edit braille videos is ok.  I imagine they have someone rigged up like clockwork orange.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #92 on: September 20, 2023, 03:56:01 PM »
i think working in the industry itself is just shitty.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #93 on: September 20, 2023, 03:56:57 PM »
SKATEBOARDING IS NOT A CAREER!

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #94 on: September 20, 2023, 04:02:47 PM »

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #96 on: September 20, 2023, 04:37:21 PM »

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #97 on: September 22, 2023, 03:47:30 AM »
Did anyone say Brink a third time?
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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #98 on: September 22, 2023, 04:00:48 AM »
Worst job in skateboard industry

any - I am glad that I stopped early selling skateboards. Skateboarding is the best, but the industry seems to suck. Difficult to make a good living as an adult, if you are not doing Nike or Monster.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #99 on: September 22, 2023, 05:36:18 AM »
use those industry powers for good and you'll lead a better more fulfilling life

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #100 on: September 22, 2023, 06:53:17 AM »
If youíre looking to make good money, the skate industry is not for you.


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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #101 on: September 22, 2023, 06:56:18 AM »
Did anyone say Brink a third time?

Can someone give a quick summary of why Brink?

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #102 on: September 22, 2023, 07:00:32 AM »
I think being hired to babysit Tom Penny would be a bummer because changing his diapers seems like not much fun.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #103 on: September 22, 2023, 10:50:58 AM »
The people that make sure Monster riders are wearing Monster patches
It's bad but it's not worse than being Jamie Foy's personal sleep watcher. Red Bull has a guy who sits by Jamie's bed every night, making sure that hat stays on during the wildest dreams.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #104 on: September 22, 2023, 11:50:50 AM »
Marc Johnsonís psychiatrist

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #105 on: September 22, 2023, 12:03:31 PM »
Working at no comply skateshop

I donít know- they got that little coffee shop thing happening. Reese sold me a hat and looked reasonably happy.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #106 on: September 22, 2023, 11:35:45 PM »
I'd say being a mid-tier pro skater whose doesn't have a corporate shoe sponsorship. Board royalties aren't enough to survive on, probably have to work a day job and your career is fucked if you get injured or need surgery - made worse by shit medical insurance. Your career lifespan is short and can be shorted if your knees or ankles are wrecked.

At least the video / photographers can still find commercial work outside, as can the office drones like creatives and sales guys.
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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #107 on: September 22, 2023, 11:46:19 PM »
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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #108 on: September 23, 2023, 01:58:41 AM »
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The people that make sure Monster riders are wearing Monster patches
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It's bad but it's not worse than being Jamie Foy's personal sleep watcher. Red Bull has a guy who sits by Jamie's bed every night, making sure that hat stays on during the wildest dreams.

Somehow I can hear phenomenal snoring involved.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #109 on: September 23, 2023, 02:07:02 AM »
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The people that make sure Monster riders are wearing Monster patches
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It's bad but it's not worse than being Jamie Foy's personal sleep watcher. Red Bull has a guy who sits by Jamie's bed every night, making sure that hat stays on during the wildest dreams.
Sounds like a job for the Bloody Moos!

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #110 on: September 23, 2023, 06:09:59 AM »
Getting belittled by Crob is hard, they make me clean the toilet a lot. Judging contests is hella tight though.
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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #111 on: September 23, 2023, 09:08:30 AM »

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #112 on: September 23, 2023, 09:52:54 AM »
all of them. I love skateboarding but theres a fraction of the money in skating that there is in 90% of the rest.
pick something outside of skating for your sanity.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #113 on: September 23, 2023, 10:06:56 AM »
Public relations for Craig when they have to pivot from deflecting the allegations of rape or flogging the homeless to whatever the current nostalgia relaunch is

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #114 on: September 23, 2023, 10:58:47 AM »
Being Brian Wenningís jeweller

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #115 on: September 23, 2023, 07:29:17 PM »
The payroll department at Foundation must have it pretty easy...

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #116 on: September 23, 2023, 08:16:53 PM »
The payroll department at Foundation must have it pretty easy...

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #117 on: September 23, 2023, 10:54:38 PM »
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I would think being a middle aged box packer for like CCS must not feel too great but then again, Iím sure itís super low stress and you get to be in involved in something youíre passionate about. The second thing that comes to mind is whoever was TM for termite back in the day. Trying to manage a group of young, hyper skate rats on a trip couldnít have been fun.
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I said this a million times, but I knew a guy who worked at several local skate shops, and he was always getting shit all over by the bosses, never made any money, and never had health insurance or anything like that. He started working at CCS, and they gave him insurance, paid him more than he had ever made it skate shop, and is generally much happier there than at the super exploitative local shops.

Late reply but good for your friend and good on CCS. Glad they take care of their people. FWIW, didn't mean to call them out specifically. I saw an ad for them right before commenting that so it was the first thing I thought of lol.

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #118 on: September 24, 2023, 12:31:17 AM »

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Re: Worst job in skateboard industry
« Reply #119 on: September 24, 2023, 12:34:40 AM »
I'd like to know who TMed Deathwish during Lizard and Twuan's heyday and how that person managed to not end up in prison or a mental ward.