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My cousin just sent this to me on myspace and I thought it was funny....

I LOVE MY JOB . . . . . .

If you don't laugh out loud after you read this you are in a coma! This is even funnier when you realize it's real! Next time you have a bad day at work think of this guy.

Rob is a commercial saturation diver for Global Divers in Louisiana. He performs underwater repairs on offshore drilling rigs.

Below is an E-mail he sent to his sister. She then sent it to radio
station 103.2 FM in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who was sponsoring a
worst job experience contest. Needless to say, she won.

Hi Sue,

Just another note from your bottom-dwelling brother.

Last week I had a bad day at the office. I know you've been feeling
down lately at work, so I thought I would share my dilemma with you
to make you realize it's not so bad after all .

Before I can ! tell you what happened to me, I first must bore you with
a few technicalities of my job.

As you know, my office lies at the bottom of the sea. I wear a suit
to the office. It's a wet suit. This time of year the water is quite
cool. So what we do to keep warm is this: We have a diesel powered
industrial water heater. This $20,000 piece of equipment sucks the
water out of the sea. It heats it to a delightful temperature.

It then pumps it down to the diver through a garden hose, which is
taped to the air hose. Now this sounds like a darn good plan, and I've
used it several times with no complaints.

What I do, when I get to the bottom and start working, is take the hose
and stuff it down the back of my wet suit. This floods my whole suit
with warm water. It's like working in a jacuzzi.

Everything was going well until all of a sudden, my butt started to
itch. So, of course, I scratched it. This only made things worse.
Within a few seconds my butt started to burn. I pulled the hose out from
my back, but the damage was done. In agony I realized what had happened.

The hot water machine had sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into my
suit. Now, since I don't have any hair on my back, the jellyfish couldn't
stick to it However, the crack of my butt was not as fortunate.

When I scratched what I thought was an itch, I was actually grinding the
jellyfish into the crack of my butt.

I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma over the communicator. His
instructions were unclear due to the fact that he, along with five other
divers, were all laughing hysterically.

Needless to say I aborted the dive. I was instructed to make three agonizing in-water decompression stops totaling thirty-five minutes before I could reach the surface to begin my chamber dry decompression. When I arrived at the surface, I was wearing nothing but my brass helmet.

As I climbed out of the water, the medic, with tears of laughter running down his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me to rub it on my butt as soon as I got in the chamber.

The cream put the fire out, but I couldn't poop for two days because my butt was swollen shut.

So, next time you're having a bad day at work, think about how much worse it would be if you had a jellyfish shoved up your butt.

Now repeat to yourself, "I love my job, I love my job, I love my job."

Now whenever you have a bad day, ask yourself, is this a jellyfish bad day?

May you NEVER have a jellyfish bad day!!!!!
.............................................................................................


Feel free to post anything you find amusing. Sometimes all we need is a smile to turn a bad day around. :biggrin:
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man and i thought surfing with those things was a pita =]
hahahah!! that is horrible!

i was stung by a jellyfish when i was younger, but i guess it wasn't too bad cause the pain only lasted about 12 hours. and although it hurt, it wasn't much worse than a real bad sunburn.

i could only imagine having one on me for 30 min....
Luckily for him it wasn't a box jellyfish.
Luckily for him it wasn't a box jellyfish.
or a Giant Jellyfish :D But I think he would've noticed one of those behind him:biggrin:
poor guy...I had something similar happen, but in another part.....best thing to do is just pee in your wet suit!
Oh good, I'll keep that in mind in case I EVER get to see the ocean. (which with my luck won't happen for another 50 yrs!) :icon_lol:
Yup.... if there is one thing in the ocean I am most fearful of, it is the jellyfish....
We keep a spray bottle with vinegar on the boat when free diving or spearing. Spray the vinegar on the stings for relief. I prefer this method for facial, head and neck stings, since it is difficult to piss on the back of your own neck:icon_bigg
ROFL! That's pretty funny. Mind if I forward this to folks at my work? I'm tired of hearing about bad days and problems. This guy wins!

I think the only way that could have been worse was if the jellyfish was pushed down the front of his suit.
Feel free to use it however you wish. I just thought it might bring a smile to a few faces and brighten a few days. Feel free to share.
wow I just couldn't stop laughing your poor brother. Thank you for sharing.
wow I just couldn't stop laughing your poor brother. Thank you for sharing.
I have no Idea who the people in this are, It was just something that was sent to me. It's not my brother, I only have sisters.
Im at the computer room at NEIU and I just about died. HOLY SHIZZELL that was damn funny. OMG!!!!! what a mood changer that was. Hey thank you for that. What a good read.
here's something else I thought I'd share.....

If you've ever worked for a boss that reacts before thinking things through, you will love this...!

A large company, feeling it was time for a shakeup, hired a new CEO. This new boss was determined to rid the company of all slackers. On a tour of the facilities, the CEO noticed a guy leaning on a wall. The room was full of workers and he wanted to let them know that he meant business. He walked up to the guy leaning against the wall and asked, "How much money do you make a week?"

A little surprised, the young fellow looked at him and replied, "I make $300 a week. Why?"

The CEO then handed the guy $1,200 in cash and screamed, "Here's four weeks' pay, now GET OUT and don't come back!"

Feeling pretty good about himself the CEO looked around the room and asked, "Does anyone want to tell me what that goof-off did here?"

From across the room came a voice, "Pizza delivery guy from Domino's"

*yay now I'm an enthusiast-500 posts :D
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i'd like to be that delivery guy right about now.
can you imagine how embarrassed that CEO was? :icon_lol:
I agree, I'd like to get that much $$ for leaning against a wall.
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