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    (Original post by danny111)
    What? Euphemism for what?

    Nah, this thread made me think of Scrubs, the episode where JD dreams of being the Chocolate King when asked this question.
    Man... I'm a Scrubs fan. I feel I've let myself down.
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    (Original post by 321zero)
    Man... I'm a Scrubs fan. I feel I've let myself down.
    You have indeed sir. But all is forgiven you youtube that clip now and post it here!
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    Childhood dream job: Fireman Sam (not just any fireman, and regardless of my gender, I was determined to BE Fireman Sam)

    Realistic dream job: Primary school teacher (Foundation and Early Years) in the week, drama workshop facilitator/counsellor for bereaved children/children with mental health issues of a weekend. Or am I dreaming too big?

    Unrealistic dream job: I guess based on my course I should probably say actress, but honestly I'm not too fussed. I enjoy acting but wouldn't enjoy all the waiting around for auditions that I won't get etc. Let me teach four year olds any day Although I think honestly dream job would be writer. Being able to write whatever I want and getting paid for it... I'd want to be a travel writer but at the same time have my own column where I can moan about what really grinds my gears and then publish my novels and become super rich and have like a mansion and a jet pack and stuff.
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    the number of people who have acting as their dream job...wow!
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    Childhood: Footballer

    Realistic (actual): Solicitor

    Unrealistic: Pro swimmer (even though the pay is awful).
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    (Original post by MrHappy_J)
    the number of people who have acting as their dream job...wow!
    I think people who don't study it see it as something anyone can get into if they have moderate talent and vaguely good looks. A bit of a misconception
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    (Original post by madders94)
    I think people who don't study it see it as something anyone can get into if they have moderate talent and vaguely good looks. A bit of a misconception
    I think a lot of people believe that acting =fame

    I certainly dont see it as an easy profession!
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    Childhood dream job: Get to play Bass professionally (actually kind of doing that now )

    Realistic dream job: Games Journalist

    Unrealistic dream job: Own a Diner and Restaurant, also own my own Game Development company, and own my own record label and recording studio.
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    Childhood dream job: Vet (I'm way too lazy and bad with numbers/blood to be able to do this)

    Realistic dream job: Maybe head of marketing somewhere? Or working on a wildlife conservation (read: picking up giraffe poop at Longleat).

    Unrealistic/jobs I wish existed: Bed tester, baby animal entertainer, lady who greases up male models before photo-shoots, roller-coaster critic, manatee handler, cuddly toy approval ("I'm sorry, sir, this teddy bear just isn't squishy enough. Add more squish")...

    ...I'll leave now.
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    (Original post by KD35)
    Why Lawyer guys? Can you explain what's good about it?
    Well for one it's the career I'm currently going for. It's respected, well-paid and I just find it interesting. People have loads of different reasons for wanting to become a lawyer. Those who become human rights lawyers or criminal lawyers might want to help people achieve justice whilst a commercial or corporate lawyer is most likely interested in money and business.
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    (Original post by KD35)
    Is that the only reason? I'm considering a career in Law but I was hoping you'd tell me the work is actually pretty engaging.
    Sure it's probably more interesting than some jobs, but likely far more tedious than others.

    I think almost anyone who claims the money and social prestige isn't a significant factor in their decision is lying to themselves.

    Of course, I am aware that some branches of the law pay 'pants'. The prestige is still there, though, and these areas are generally more impressive (human rights/criminal/immigration) because they are considered more 'morally upstanding' areas to be in.


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    Childhood dream job: Flight attendant lol

    Realistic dream job: HR Manager

    Unrealistic dream job: My own animal sanctuary -mostly focused on rodents
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    (Original post by EvilOfficer)
    Childhood dream job: Hitman

    Realistic dream job: Lawyer

    Unrealistic dream job: Polish Prime Minister = )

    ^ true story
    Wow, you must have had a one lovely childhood :eek:

    Haha joking xx I always wanted to be one too so I had to comment your post somehow.
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    (Original post by Hostile*****)
    Wow, you must have had a one lovely childhood :eek:

    Haha joking xx I always wanted to be one too so I had to comment your post somehow.
    hahahaha yes that's hilarious!

    *fires m16 at Hostile****** :cool:
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    Childhood dream job: farmer

    Realistic dream job: university lecturer (though it's seeming less 'realistic' by the day)

    Unrealistic dream job: author
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    Childhood dream job: Infantry General / Foot Soldier

    Realistic dream job: MI6

    Unrealistic dream job: Secret Police of the British Socialist Workers' State
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    Childhood dream job: archaeologist/ volcanologist haha

    Realistic dream job: architect

    Unrealistic dream job: (well-paid) architect
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    Childhood dream job: Live with the Teletubbies

    Realistic dream job: Astrophysicist

    Unrealistic dream job: Professional basketball player (would have still been a viable prospect had I not destroyed my knee in more ways than you care to imagine)
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    (Original post by Hermann Göring)
    Childhood dream job: Infantry General / Foot Soldier

    Realistic dream job: MI6

    Unrealistic dream job: Secret Police of the British Socialist Workers' State
    I think if I was the recruiter at MI6 and I saw the above, including the ID name you use, I might have feelings of mild anxiety. Just a thought.
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    Childhood dream job: Author

    Realistic dream job: University professor

    Unrealistic dream job: Book shop owner
 
 
 
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