What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#41 Post by dargorygel » Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:05 pm

I am not a techno-programmer-geek at all. However, I am a game-geek, a history-geek, and a library-geek. I am happily (and humbly) married to the greatest woman in the world… since 1982. Two grown offspring that make me proud, and two grandchildren that make me giddy. Over the years, I have worn many income-producing hats. Oddest jobs: cricket official before I’d ever played a game of cricket; telephone salesman for a product that I hated; chief chemist for an electro-plating company; and a matchmaker. Presently, I am a preacher, a teacher, a ghost-writer, and a ‘carer’ for my 5 acres of Kansas soil.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#42 Post by Octavious » Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:00 pm

Matchmaker as in an agent of Eros or as in a friend of pyromaniacs everywhere?
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#43 Post by Wusti » Wed Mar 03, 2021 1:58 am

Octavious wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:00 pm
Matchmaker as in an agent of Eros or as in a friend of pyromaniacs everywhere?
Why not both?
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#44 Post by Sunstriker » Wed Mar 03, 2021 4:21 am

Wusti wrote:
Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:10 am
Szpoti wrote:
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:16 am
... Now, I play ... EVE Online.
Which alliance are you in? I played EVE back in the old BoB/Goon days. Haven't played in years though.
Oh man. Now that's a game I love to watch the going ons and read about, but never actually play. Far too intimidating.

Though the BoB/Goon days are my favorite stories ^.^
Though I tend to be looking at these events more of a historical event vs as a player, so I've always been a BoB fan ^.^
Though I swear the goonswarm never seem to die
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#45 Post by dargorygel » Thu Mar 04, 2021 1:45 pm

Octavious wrote:
Tue Mar 02, 2021 10:00 pm
Matchmaker as in an agent of Eros or as in a friend of pyromaniacs everywhere?
I intended the first... but I HAVE made waterproof matches and sold them to desperate boy scouts...
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#46 Post by New England Fire Squad » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:06 pm

27. Factory worker at a plastic extrusion company. I still run lines when needed, but mostly supervise and help newer guys now. Outside of dip, I like drinking in dive bars and moshing at local metal shows. My wife thinks I'll grow up some day.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#47 Post by zoosee12 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 3:16 pm

High school government and economics teacher. So I guess this basically is part of my job description
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#48 Post by yoak » Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:24 pm

Most of my career was spent doing software engineering and later tech management of Internet companies. Now I've joined a small consulting firm helping other companies on product and tech issues.

I live in Southern California, and probably will through when my kids become adults, but I think I'll probably live elsewhere after that. I'm also an amateur magician, working mostly with cards and some smaller stage stuff. That's how I got so good at making my supply centers disappear.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#49 Post by dargorygel » Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:53 pm

yoak wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:24 pm
Most of my career was spent doing software engineering and later tech management of Internet companies. Now I've joined a small consulting firm helping other companies on product and tech issues.

I live in Southern California, and probably will through when my kids become adults, but I think I'll probably live elsewhere after that. I'm also an amateur magician, working mostly with cards and some smaller stage stuff. That's how I got so good at making my supply centers disappear.
Theory11?
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#50 Post by TheFlyingBoat » Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:57 pm

dargorygel wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:53 pm
yoak wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:24 pm
Most of my career was spent doing software engineering and later tech management of Internet companies. Now I've joined a small consulting firm helping other companies on product and tech issues.

I live in Southern California, and probably will through when my kids become adults, but I think I'll probably live elsewhere after that. I'm also an amateur magician, working mostly with cards and some smaller stage stuff. That's how I got so good at making my supply centers disappear.
Theory11?
I don't do magic, but I have to say Theory11 makes some amazing playing cards that I do adore.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#51 Post by dargorygel » Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:25 am

TheFlyingBoat wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:57 pm
dargorygel wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:53 pm
yoak wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:24 pm
Most of my career was spent doing software engineering and later tech management of Internet companies. Now I've joined a small consulting firm helping other companies on product and tech issues.

I live in Southern California, and probably will through when my kids become adults, but I think I'll probably live elsewhere after that. I'm also an amateur magician, working mostly with cards and some smaller stage stuff. That's how I got so good at making my supply centers disappear.
Theory11?
I don't do magic, but I have to say Theory11 makes some amazing playing cards that I do adore.
An amateur magician who does not do magic... perhaps that is why you remain an amateur? :-D
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#52 Post by TheFlyingBoat » Fri Mar 05, 2021 9:38 am

dargorygel wrote:
Fri Mar 05, 2021 2:25 am
TheFlyingBoat wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:57 pm
dargorygel wrote:
Thu Mar 04, 2021 7:53 pm


Theory11?
I don't do magic, but I have to say Theory11 makes some amazing playing cards that I do adore.
An amateur magician who does not do magic... perhaps that is why you remain an amateur? :-D
I am not Yoak ;)
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#53 Post by flash2015 » Wed Mar 17, 2021 7:45 pm

I was going to say "I write code from my mom's basement" to be funny...

But that of course would be a lie. I am old enough now that I own my basement.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#54 Post by babyzantine » Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:02 pm

I'm a Marketing and Sales Coordinator at a marketing agency startup and also a server at Applebee's on the side haha. The former is my first real job and I'm still settling into it, I'm pretty young.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#55 Post by Johnny Big Horse » Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:27 pm

Building energy efficiency engineer. But really a business owner who has a stable of engineers in the company. I am writing a book. I love history. And I cut and split fallen trees into firewood. Lots of it.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#56 Post by rick258 » Thu Mar 18, 2021 9:11 pm

I started out as an aerospace engineer, turned to Quality Food Assurance for Pillsbury. I now own a small bakery in a resort community to be near my grandchildren.
So, I decided to buy my retirement house first.
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Re: What Do Dip Players Do in Real Life?

#57 Post by MajorMitchell » Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:06 am

Get arrested whilst engaging in Political Activism outside new Chinese Consulate in Joslin Adelaide on Tuesday in support of Myanmar Democracy Activists, Tibetan Freedom Activists, Uyghur Human Rights Activists and Australian Democracy. It's always good to send the Cannon Fodder like Daffy Old MM over the top in the first wave out of the trenches to storm the Imperialist Warmonger Dictatorship's totalitarian regime

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