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    I'm not sure if this has been posted before. but its a wonderful read. especially for students and those starting up.

    "... would it make sense to ask your mechanic to work on your car for free? Would you look him in the eye, with a straight face, and tell him that his compensation would be the ability to have his work shown to others as you drive down the street?..."

    this should be drilled when in school. that your work, however inexperience or newbie you are, has VALUE.

    full artical -
    http://www.no-spec.com/archives/i-wi...-written-this/



    (hello i'm new here. pardon me if this is not the right thread)
    i need wii friends =)
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    695 postings

    and your new ???
    When I awoke today, suddenly nothing happened
    But in my dreams, I slew the dragon

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    • #3
      PF has been doing his service, right?
      Firefighter if I remember right.

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      • #4
        Not new...Join date: Jun 2004


        And yes Plantationfarmer, this has been discussed before... I recently had a request from my sister's friend to design a tattoo image for her for free..., when I broached it as you have in your post she she paid up...
        Last edited by Samakimoto Graphics; 04-30-2007, 06:50 AM.
        Purity and simplicity... and ubuntu.

        If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
        - Bishop Desmond Tutu

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        • #5
          (hello i'm new here. pardon me if this is not the right thread)

          its that what confused me obv

          id pout at you sam

          but i dont have the lips to do it :P
          When I awoke today, suddenly nothing happened
          But in my dreams, I slew the dragon

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          • #6
            Originally posted by Samakimoto Graphics
            this has been discussed before...
            oops. sorry just saw it


            Originally posted by PrintDriver
            PF has been doing his service, right?
            Firefighter if I remember right.
            yea. it was compulsory national sevice for two years. did firefiighting till i injured my back. put into office. didnt came here cos i was busy doing service and freelancing at the same time =)
            nice to see u PD.
            i need wii friends =)
            5289 3036 7758 7104

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            • #7
              Is your back ok now, PF?
              "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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              • #8
                it was a little accident. nothing major. doctor says no physical for a month. but these people hype it up. for safety reasons, obviously.=)

                ya back's ok. thanks for the concern morea. =) i can do advance yoga, so should be fine.
                i need wii friends =)
                5289 3036 7758 7104

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                • #9
                  good deal. *whew*
                  "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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                  • #10
                    I know this is off-topic, but I'm glad we don't have compulsory service here...
                    Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
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                    • #11
                      Same here. It wouldn't go down well with the hippies.
                      It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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                      • #12
                        I'd be a dodger.

                        Not that I have anything against military or other service. I just believe in free will.

                        I was actually going to join the Naval Reserves when I was younger, but I didn't have my school transcripts.
                        Ned Yeung, A.C.E.
                        mediamainline.com
                        cyclopsphoto.ca

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                        • #13
                          i was lucky to be posted to emergency services (paramedics, firefighters etc..) rather than the army. armies are primarily killing machines in my opinion. thats why they have guns. more bad than good. =)

                          think i will go AWOL if they put me in the army.

                          maybe im a hippy at heart. haha.
                          i need wii friends =)
                          5289 3036 7758 7104

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                          • #14
                            yay for hippies!

                            "It's never too late to be who you might have been." - George Eliot

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                            • #15
                              I knew a guy from Singapore that worked in the police force. It was an office job though that suited him well

                              If I had to, I could do with a police office job.
                              It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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