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Old 12-06-2010, 01:45 AM   #31
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6 years old: Engineer. Wanted to design cars/airplanes

13 years old: NBA player

15 years old: Commercial Airline Pilot

19 years old: Sports Agent, CMO of a major corporation, PR Executive

What are you doing now: Finishing my BComm., getting connections in the sports management world and working towards doing anything in the sports industry.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:48 AM   #32
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6 years old: NBA player

13 years old: NBA player

15 years old: NBA player

19 years old: John Wall

What are you doing now: Ballin
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:48 AM   #33
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I enjoy learning and I'm an extremely hard worker with great focus when I have passion for something... but I've never had any passion for school whatsoever. None. Zero.

If my passion matched up with some sort of realistic career I'd be a bazillionaire by now.

Ditto on that, I hate school with a fury.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:49 AM   #34
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6 years old: Telepath

13 years old: Comic Book Artist

15 years old: Buisness Man / Gangster

19 years old: Writer

What are you doing now: Trying to keep insanity in check, living without despondent stress.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:49 AM   #35
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Word. Thats cool. To be fair you live right on the coast in nice ass Bar Harbor while I live in Bangor

I spent the first 15 years of my life in Bangor, so yeah, I know what that's all about... nope, I probably wouldn't want to stay there my whole life.
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Old 12-06-2010, 01:50 AM   #36
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6: nothing
13: professional video gamer but i knew that was never happening
19: dr
now: dr er well going to school for it
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:08 AM   #37
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6 years old: Author/Journalist

13 years old: Author/Journalist or Hair Stylist (did photography @ some trade shows, those guys can bank & are creative as ****)

15 years old: Talent Representative (like Entourage)

19 years old: Nurse/Professional Chef

What are you doing now:

Working on my generals to apply to nursing schools while working as a server/bartender to pay the bills. I'm 21.

At one point in my childhood I wanted to be a professional skateboarder, then I tried to drop in from a vert-ramp, busted my face 10 times and finally said fuuuuck that.
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:13 AM   #38
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I spent the first 15 years of my life in Bangor, so yeah, I know what that's all about... nope, I probably wouldn't want to stay there my whole life.
It's gotten even worse these last few years. Just a straight up dead end city.
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:14 AM   #39
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I enjoy learning and I'm an extremely hard worker with great focus when I have passion for something... but I've never had any passion for school whatsoever. None. Zero.

If my passion matched up with some sort of realistic career I'd be a bazillionaire by now.

Learn to play the game of life homie. Just because you aren't passionate doesn't mean you can't use it to get what you want
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:19 AM   #40
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Learn to play the game of life homie. Just because you aren't passionate doesn't mean you can't use it to get what you want

You know how I said I have a great work ethic and amazing focus when I have passion for something? Well it's the exact other extreme when I don't.
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:23 AM   #41
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What did you want to be at:

6 years old: Paleontologist

13 years old: President

15 years old: Something in Finance

19 years old: Investment Banker (most immediate position)

What are you doing now: Fund of Funds Analyst
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:30 AM   #42
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I sense some dishonesty here. You did photography as a 13-year old at trade shows??

Nurse/Professional chef??? For some reason that doesn't make ANY sense to me. Every single person I know in professional cooking works 70 hours per week, and everyone I know in medicine works 50+ hours per week.

Doesn't. Add. Up.

Nice try, though.
uh its what you wanted to be at that age not what you did buddy.
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:33 AM   #43
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uh its what you wanted to be at that age not what you did buddy.

Fair enough. Misread.
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:42 AM   #44
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Great thread idea.

6 years old:Astronaut

13 years old:Computer game designer/programmer

15 years old:Astrophysicist

19 years old:Music Composer

What are you doing now: Civil Engineering
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Old 12-06-2010, 02:43 AM   #45
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Great thread idea.

6 years old:Astronaut

13 years old:Computer game designer/programmer

15 years old:Astrophysicist

19 years old:Music Composer

What are you doing now: Civil Engineering

I also wanted to be an astronaut at a young age.... and as I grew up i wanted to be a Mission Control Specialist.
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