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#1 nixs

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 03:42 AM

this topic keeps on bugging me. anyways my bes and i always talk about this i mean everytime. we came to a point that we just work to have money for gimmick and para pasayahin srili nmin. we never give money to our parewnts since they nvr asked us to give any, pro i usually pay for bills out of gratitude to my folks...pro im not happy with my present job...somethings missing...leche kc nol yan...scam scam scam scam scam scam scam scam ....

how bout u guys..


#2 russel33

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 08:44 AM

my view is

We Work in order to Live....... ;)

no the other way around..

We Lived in order to Work... :(

#3 lexraven

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 09:32 AM

You can also look at it this way:

Work = Fun

I've been fortunate to find jobs that I really enjoy and it feels just like I'm in a big playground. It's stress free and for me the job isn't work, it's fun.

Now the downside to this is that if you do find a job that's enjoyable, it usually doesn't pay as much as other jobs.

It's up to you to find a balance between the two.

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 10:20 AM

my view is

We Work in order to Live....... ;)

no the other way around..

We Lived in order to Work... :(

agree

#5 hubsnswitches

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 10:24 AM

like what eagle eyes says, its matter of choice... B)

later ko na lang dagdagan coz nakikigamit lang ako ng PC.. :P

Edited by hubsnswitches, 12 February 2003 - 10:25 AM.


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Posted 12 February 2003 - 11:53 AM

my view is

We Work in order to Live....... ;)

no the other way around..

We Lived in order to Work... :(

A New Way of Looking at Work

Just in case you ever got the two mixed up. This should make things a bit clearer.

IN PRISON...you spend the majority of your time in an 8x10 cell.
AT WORK... you spend the majority of your time in a 6x8 cubicle.

IN PRISON...you get three meals a day.
AT WORK...you only get a break for one meal and you pay for it.

IN PRISON...you get time off for good behavior.
AT WORK...you get more work for good behavior.

IN PRISON...the guard locks and unlocks all the doors for you.
AT WORK...you must carry around a security card and open all the doors for yourself.

IN PRISON...you can watch TV and play games.
AT WORK...you get fired for watching TV and playing games.

IN PRISON...you get your own toilet.
AT WORK...you have to share with some idiot who pees on the seat.

IN PRISON...they allow your family and friends to visit.
AT WORK...you can't even speak to your family.

IN PRISON...all expenses are paid by the taxpayers with no work required.
AT WORK...you get to pay all the expenses to go to work and then they deduct taxes from your salary to pay for prisoners.

IN PRISON...you spend most of your life inside bars wanting to get out.
AT WORK...you spend most of your time wanting to get out and go inside bars.

IN PRISON...you must deal with sadistic wardens.
AT WORK...they are called managers.

IN PRISON...All medical free
At WORK.... You pay deductible or whole thing if no insurance.

IN PRISON...Go to front of line for heart transplant.
AT WORK....Die so the convicted killer can remain alive in prison for life.

***** So why is it again that we work? *****

.... posted this on one of the threads, but i think this is appropriate here ..

Edited by Maria37c, 14 February 2003 - 04:22 AM.


#7 Reese

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 12:09 PM

lexraven: ang hirap magbalanse!

huhuhu....

:cry:

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 12:13 PM

my view is

We Work in order to Live....... ;)

no the other way around..

We Lived in order to Work... :(

agree din ako.

kasi kung hindi problema ang pera sa akin, bakit pa ako magtratrabaho? diba? ;)

#9 Dahrel

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 12:14 PM

We work coz we have no choice but to do work

#10 nixs

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 12:46 PM

like what eagle eyes says, its matter of choice... B)

later ko na lang dagdagan coz nakikigamit lang ako ng PC.. :P

aabangan ko yan hubs...lols.. :D

#11 nixs

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 12:57 PM

if ever i have a chance to have another job..id be a guidance counsellor at my alma mater or continue my scuba lessons sa place nmin sa quezon or manage a resort.....hay....kso i have to survive my present work...ok lng sana sa ken...kso lately its been pissing meeh off a lot...

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 01:28 PM

The only thing that’s constant these days is change.

#13 pardonme

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 04:50 PM

why? this is the because of the why.

because ayaw ko ng magaral...
because ayaw ko ng makitira sa parents ko (ksi yung job opportunity ko e ibang lugar)
because wala akong magawa...
because i need the money...
because i need more money paayos sa kotse..

magiisip pa ako ng iba hmmm...

#14 hubsnswitches

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 04:59 PM

just want to contribute this one:

when were young, we have the TIME, we have the ENERGY, but we don't have the MONEY....
when were middle-aged, we don't have the TIME, we have the ENERGY, and we have the MONEY...
when were old and retired, we have the TIME, we don't have the ENERGY, and we have the MONEY...

so whats the use of working our butts out if we can't taste the fruits of our labor..... :lol:

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 06:11 PM

Whatever reason you make for work, it will still pay for services rendered.

Just a word of advice, whatever you earn, pay yourself first. Save some amount for a rainy day. Remember, estate taxes can run as high as 20% of the value of the estate. Without that 20%, an estate might have to sell some of the properties.

:(

#16 Paquito

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 08:44 PM

why do i work... simple lang... it's man's natural tendency as he reaches maturity...

i work to sustain my needs as well as that of my loved ones...

i work because i need to keep my mind working...

i work because i am responsible enough to take control of my life...

i work to gain experience and be able to learn things that i wouldn't learn by just watching tv or going to malls...

i work to have a better future built on my own efforts not through my parent's...

i work to become not to acquire...

as for the "acquire" thing... it always follows so no need to worry about this...

Edited by Paquito, 12 February 2003 - 08:48 PM.


#17 boyet

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 11:06 PM

I have a job but I can't consider it as a "work". I play music and by that I earn money. Just like pro basketball players, they simply play basketball and in return, they get paid. It started out as a hobby and it just turned-out as a source of income for me. Di ko intensyong gawing hanapbuhay pero gusto ko lang syang gawin. Ang nagyari pa mas ok kinikita ko kesa sa mga talagang nagtatrabaho... ;)

#18 MarcusZ

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Posted 12 February 2003 - 11:17 PM

to contribute to society! :)

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Posted 13 February 2003 - 08:24 AM

I work for self improvement and fulfillment.
I'm helping myself at the same time contributing to the company resources.

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Posted 13 February 2003 - 09:07 AM

I guess we work to earn money.. A part of it goes to the government if form of taxes.. Taxes we dont fully benefit from.. hay...
and the remaining, to enjoy lifes pleasure.. to save for the future.. to have what we want..
Basically nothing tangible is free, u need money to have it.. unless its given to you for free.. heheheh... :boo:




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