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I was Mordred writes, "I've been out of work for a while now... however, every cloud must have a silver lining. Tell us your stories of the upside to unemployment."

You can tell us about the unexpected downsides too if you want.

(, Fri 3 Apr 2009, 10:02)
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dole office.
A friend of mine had just left medical school, and had 2 months before he started his choosen profession proper. Amazingly(appallingly some might wonder), he could claim dole money whilst sitting on his arse congratulating himself.
soon the sunny days of sun, beer, and trying to impress the ladies with yes, I am a Doctor, ended and he had to " sign off" the dole.
The conversation went thus-
Him- " i`ve come to sign off"
Excited dole office girl- "Thats very good love, youv`e got a job now have you love?"
Him- " yes"
Her( whilst typing)" lovely, lovely, where you going to be working love??"
Him- " at XXXX hospital "
Her- " ohh lovely, what you going to be doing??"
Him- " umm, I1m going to be working as a houseofficer in the neurosurgical unit"
Her- " REALLYY?- I don`t remeber putting the card up for that one, how on earth did you manage to get that job love??"
Him- " Six years at medical school , working my tits off."
Her- " lovely, good luck then love."

Bless her.
(, Fri 3 Apr 2009, 10:53, 2 replies)
Chat-up lines 101
trying to impress the ladies with yes, I am a Doctor

Took me all of 5 minutes to realise that - quite rightly - no-one gives a shit. Neither are women impressed by wearing a t-shirt from your mum with the words "Trust me I'm a doctor" written on it. Nor a t-shirt with "Dammit Jim I'm a doctor" from your Trekkie sister.
(, Fri 3 Apr 2009, 14:28, closed)
Whinge moan...
At least you're entitled to call yourself "doctor" in public. Strictly speaking, a PhD doesn't even give you that...

(, Sat 4 Apr 2009, 12:26, closed)

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