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Old 06-27-2017, 09:59 PM   #6376
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Old 06-28-2017, 06:23 AM   #6377
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Sorry Pi, that's a kick in the pants.


I'm assuming monsters inc has unofficial shots?
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Old 06-30-2017, 01:55 AM   #6378
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They promote based on age?
Nope, but I can only fulfill the conditions to access the grade at age 48. They passed a law that in governmental administrations you're not allowed to reach the last pay grade earlier than 12 years before retirement. And I'm in the transition phase of that law, so until a few days I thought I could make it, just like some of my lucky working colleagues before they slam the door...
On the other hand reaching your final grade at age 34 is a little bit weird.
Advancement in GovAdmin is based on years of service, arbitrary conditions (e.g. 12-years-before-retirement rule) and luck (when does the next guy leaves iot to liberate a place in the higher pay grade). It has nothing to do with education, training or doing a good job!
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Old 06-30-2017, 06:27 AM   #6379
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It has nothing to do with education, training or doing a good job!
Imma move to the Bourg.
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Old 06-30-2017, 10:25 AM   #6380
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Nope, but I can only fulfill the conditions to access the grade at age 48. They passed a law that in governmental administrations you're not allowed to reach the last pay grade earlier than 12 years before retirement. And I'm in the transition phase of that law, so until a few days I thought I could make it, just like some of my lucky working colleagues before they slam the door...
On the other hand reaching your final grade at age 34 is a little bit weird.
Advancement in GovAdmin is based on years of service, arbitrary conditions (e.g. 12-years-before-retirement rule) and luck (when does the next guy leaves iot to liberate a place in the higher pay grade). It has nothing to do with education, training or doing a good job!
I get it, now.
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Old 06-30-2017, 08:52 PM   #6381
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Nope, but I can only fulfill the conditions to access the grade at age 48. They passed a law that in governmental administrations you're not allowed to reach the last pay grade earlier than 12 years before retirement. And I'm in the transition phase of that law, so until a few days I thought I could make it, just like some of my lucky working colleagues before they slam the door...
On the other hand reaching your final grade at age 34 is a little bit weird.
Advancement in GovAdmin is based on years of service, arbitrary conditions (e.g. 12-years-before-retirement rule) and luck (when does the next guy leaves iot to liberate a place in the higher pay grade). It has nothing to do with education, training or doing a good job!
Hi Pi

The highlighted sentence above reminded me of my time in Scouts when we'd occasionally get an Eagle scout candidate who was, say, 14 or 15 years old. Solid scouts, but feverish overachievers. Scouts can't really *start early*, and I'm sure the same's true about Government Service. Would it be fair to characterize you as an overachiever? No offense intended, I assure you. Regardless, bravo to you for your success, despite the delay.
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Old 06-30-2017, 10:16 PM   #6382
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Probably early adopter, although he always sounded like he knew his craft well, the kind I'd want on my side along with Sexobon.
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Old 07-05-2017, 01:33 PM   #6383
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Well, that don't look suspicious at all.


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Old 07-05-2017, 04:18 PM   #6384
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A letter bill from the IRS.
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Old 07-06-2017, 08:47 AM   #6385
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I can't decide if this goes in the pissing me off thread or here.... But childcare. It is so hard to find reliable childcare that I can afford. We don't have family that could help, and anything over $150 a week is outside our budget. Trying to fully research all options is incredibly time consuming and tedious... Researching public records, calling the facility, touring the facility.... It is awful.
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Old 07-06-2017, 02:21 PM   #6386
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I've been told the best route is to find a stay at home mom in your social circle who has a kid about the same age and would be willing to add yours to her brood. That might be difficult so start with something easy first, like finding the Holy Grail.

I've met some women who like to do this, but other than on a casual basis for close friends, doing it at home sends their insurance agent into conniptions, and the state is draconian about licensing needed to appease the insurance companies. The result is they go big or go home and going big is expensive.
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Old 07-06-2017, 10:08 PM   #6387
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I did go that route for a couple years, but it was unreliable. I went through 4 people in a year before I went with a daycare center because I couldn't take the constant stress. Was I gonna have a sitter that day? How long would this one last? What was I ever gonna do when they inevitably bailed? It was not fun. I found the problem with young mothers was that they kept having more kids... And didn't want to watch my youngin in addition to their youngins while pregnant. Go figure.
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Old 07-07-2017, 12:11 AM   #6388
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Buy lotto ticket, but first either resolve or dissolve your marriage so you can keep the money and stay home with the kid.
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Old 07-07-2017, 04:38 PM   #6389
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I like it!
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Old 07-07-2017, 04:47 PM   #6390
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Oh Lord, why have you made me suffer so?
I gave you the lottery to be rich and independent.
But Lord, I never got a dime from the lottery.
You didn't buy a ticket.
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