Dream Jobs OTHER Than athletes, actors/actresses

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Cachoo, Jan 25, 2013.

  1. Quintuple

    Quintuple papillon d'amour

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    - figure skating and gymnastics commentator (I would NOT be allowed on any family-friendly networks)

    - cultural anthropologist for a pop publication (atrocity tourist, photographer of weird things)

    - "the nose" for a perfumery or test kitchen (I'm extremely detailed and good at picking up tiny obscure notes when it comes to smell)

    - documentary film maker

    - floor exercise and skating choreographer

    - stringed instrument maker
     
  2. leesaleesa

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    Claims adjuster. Lol, the Office organizer will understand.

    Music critic. I'm working my way through the '90's discography, and just discovered I find Kurt Cobain and Nirvana to be tiresome.

    Photographer. But I'm doing it now,and it's not as cool as being a claims adjuster.
     
  3. Guinevere

    Guinevere New Member

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    Archaeologist or something to do with history or castles.
     
  4. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    I can understand this one. :)

    I would actually just love to be paid for all the stuff I do for skating (administration and judging). I would be a very rich woman if I did.
     
  5. Stormy

    Stormy Well-Known Member

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    Professional video gamer. There are people who make a living playing Call of Duty. That sounds so fun to me!! Or a video game tester. Basically anything to do with video games. :)
     
  6. beepbeep

    beepbeep Taking homeless Fabian home

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    I don't really know what would be my dream. But I certainly know what would be nightmare.

    This. To me it's "the reason I left my masters in physics". The thought of an academic job. :yikes: I love teaching though :) Even my desperate to pass high schoolers.

    To me it would somethig like a travel channel presenter, gets paid to saty in best hotels of the world and do some fabulous activities.

    We should go on business together. ;)
    When I worked on a lab during physics life, Id spend at least a day per month organizing me mess, labeling materials, organizing computer files and logbooks. Then I left physics and decided that I didn't want it all to go to waste, so I took on enginnering. I didn't want to suffer mathematically anymore, so I went on to production/industrial engineering, without knowing much about it.

    Guess what they teach you there? Scientific ways to organize everything. :)
    I'm seriously considering opening a consulting business as an organizer.
     
  7. Marge_Simpson

    Marge_Simpson Well-Known Member

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    Quality control inspector at the Ben & Jerry's factory in Vermont.
     
  8. madm

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    Restaurant critic (getting paid to eat well)
    Travel writer (getting paid to see the world)
    Eco-tourism guide (getting paid to know something about nature AND travel)
    National park ranger (low pay but living in the most magnificent places in our country)
    Brew-meister (getting paid to brew and drink)
     
  9. snoopy

    snoopy Team St. Petersburg

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    LOL. Nooooooo! I'd have to buy a new wardrobe in larger sizes. My backup job always used to be postman because you are getting paid to exercise. Since the implosion of the postal service though, I have to come up with a new plan. Though I think any dream job for me would have to be part of being a team. I usually find that work much more fun than "isolationary" jobs.
     
  10. madm

    madm Active Member

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    Thought of a few more ideas:

    Winery tour guide (or winery owner)
    Sports/hobby store worker (making a career out of your own hobby - e.g. scuba, cycling, outdoor adventure)
    Photographer
    Historic/scenic railroad engineer (doesn't every little boy want to drive a train!)
    Race car driver
    Ski instructor (or other ski resort worker)
    Boat operator for fishing trips
     
  11. dinakt

    dinakt Well-Known Member

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    Molecular biologist. Or marine biologist. It is very far from what I do, and I cannot be a scientist in this life. I find it fascinating though.
    Also, a sea captain on an exploring or scientific mission. Or first mate. Or second :lol:
     
  12. Wiery

    Wiery Well-Known Member

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    Aside from the "my mistakes die" aspect, my dream job would be to be a general gractitioner/physician. Or perhaps, an infectious disease specialist or epidemiologist. As it is, I just enjoy reading the textbooks and not killing patients. :)

    Gemologist. Don't care about jewelry, but shiny rocks are pretty.

    Torrid novel writer.

    Channing Tatum's body hair remover.
     
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  13. Aussie Willy

    Aussie Willy Well-Known Member

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    I think Ryan Gosling would be a better option.