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Edweird Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Sep-24-09 07:54 PM
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74. I personally find the risk rewarding. I'm an adrenaline junkie maniac, however.
I couldn't see myself doing anything else.
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  -Logging is the most dangerous job. Followed by pilot and fisherman. daedalus_dude  Sep-22-09 10:19 AM   #0 
  - Interesting!  Captain Hilts   Sep-22-09 10:24 AM   #1 
  - Just so long as they don't play "Amazing Grace" on the bagpipes when  Ron Green   Sep-22-09 10:25 AM   #2 
  - Shit. "Back in the day", they wouldn't even stop work.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-22-09 10:28 AM   #4 
  - Cops are the biggest bunch of whinny crybabies you will ever meet.  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-22-09 10:27 AM   #3 
  - Not true. And disgusting post really.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 11:17 AM   #10 
  - Very true, actually.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 01:50 PM   #19 
     - You should read the Blog and comments on  Hassin Bin Sober   Sep-22-09 02:24 PM   #28 
     - I wonder about all of the good things that happen every minute  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:30 PM   #32 
        - Because none of the rest of us ever have to do that, huh?  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 03:50 PM   #37 
           - That's funny. I never said my brother went to New Orleans.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:00 PM   #38 
           - OMFG, you sound like super-duper and stuff!  Beer on a stick   Sep-23-09 04:11 PM   #53 
  - That can't be so, because I just read your post.  spoony   Sep-22-09 02:16 PM   #24 
  - Oh.....SNAP.  Beer on a stick   Sep-23-09 04:12 PM   #54 
  - BOOOOOO! As a DV advocate, I love our law enforcement partners.  ourbluenation   Sep-24-09 01:58 PM   #68 
  - Let us honour all who risk their lives for their communities.  LeftishBrit   Sep-22-09 10:35 AM   #5 
  - My uncle was a logger all of his life and was killed in a logging accident one week before retiring-  Mrs. Overall   Sep-22-09 10:40 AM   #6 
  - The job is inherently dangerous.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-22-09 10:46 AM   #7 
  - Good points--  Mrs. Overall   Sep-22-09 10:52 AM   #9 
  - My grandfather was a logger and saw mill operator.  DemoTex   Sep-22-09 10:47 AM   #8 
     - my uncle used to say he was one of the few old-timers at the sawmill who hadn't lost  Hannah Bell   Sep-24-09 02:03 PM   #69 
  - Electrical power line operators...eek. That is why I did not want my husband doing that.  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 11:19 AM   #11 
  - A family friend is a power line operator.  TheMightyFavog   Sep-22-09 02:03 PM   #22 
  - SO so glad my husband decided he did not want that job.  Jennicut   Sep-22-09 02:25 PM   #29 
  - I have sad news on this front.  TheMightyFavog   Sep-23-09 11:53 AM   #44 
     - Please accept my condolences  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-23-09 04:04 PM   #51 
     - The IBEW works really hard to keep us as safe as possible.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:52 PM   #73 
     - I'm sorry to hear that.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:49 PM   #72 
  - I have a good friend who was eletrocuted to death doing that.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:06 PM   #41 
  - I personally find the risk rewarding. I'm an adrenaline junkie maniac, however.  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:54 PM   #74 
  - I've been in ministry for 23 years. I've served both firefighters  Critters2   Sep-22-09 11:22 AM   #12 
  - Right. There are many many dangerous jobs out there.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 12:05 PM   #13 
     - Cops frequently use, "but we're risking our lives," to excuse bad behavior.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 01:57 PM   #20 
        - Ok.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:20 PM   #26 
           - A dozen or so.  ieoeja   Sep-22-09 03:34 PM   #35 
           - Are they all terrible people who get off being mean to people?  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 04:01 PM   #39 
              - Most of 'em are shit. (nt)  ieoeja   Sep-23-09 03:49 PM   #50 
           - I think the greater risks/injuries to cops are psychological  theHandpuppet   Sep-24-09 06:11 AM   #63 
              - Psychological risks are great. The divorce rate with cops  Shell Beau   Sep-24-09 01:07 PM   #65 
                 - Totally agree  theHandpuppet   Sep-24-09 01:48 PM   #66 
                    - I may be a little biased since my brother is a cop (well was a cop, now  Shell Beau   Sep-24-09 07:12 PM   #70 
  - these stats are for the year 2004.  dysfunctional press   Sep-22-09 12:18 PM   #14 
  - My cousin in law recently broke his back  juno jones   Sep-22-09 12:30 PM   #15 
  - being a seven-eleven clerk is more dangerous than being a cop  conscious evolution   Sep-22-09 01:13 PM   #16 
  - hahahahahaha  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 01:35 PM   #18 
     - Thank you  conscious evolution   Sep-22-09 02:25 PM   #30 
        - Always.  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:31 PM   #33 
  - Taxi driver is pretty unsafe, too  AngryAmish   Sep-22-09 01:15 PM   #17 
  - Are you talkin' to me?...nt  SidDithers   Sep-22-09 02:19 PM   #25 
  - Logging, fishing and flying planes.  Blue_In_AK   Sep-22-09 01:59 PM   #21 
  - There isn't enough money out there for me to get in one of  Shell Beau   Sep-22-09 02:21 PM   #27 
  - Grew up in Oregon, logged, fished, but never piloted  Spike89   Sep-22-09 02:15 PM   #23 
  - President  Quezacoatl   Sep-22-09 02:29 PM   #31 
  - even higher if you include Harrison and FDR  Gabi Hayes   Sep-22-09 05:25 PM   #43 
  - Nobody should get a free pass for misbehaving  MajorChode   Sep-22-09 02:39 PM   #34 
  - I know that the actual death rate for on the job police officers is fairly low, but  eyepaddle   Sep-22-09 03:40 PM   #36 
  - Death rate over 10 years..  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 12:07 PM   #45 
     - I AM WRONG....FACTS on Military death rate..  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 12:17 PM   #46 
        - I get 11.36... about 1/8th as dangerous as logging.  lumberjack_jeff   Sep-23-09 04:08 PM   #52 
           - no, your math is wrong...  whoneedstickets   Sep-23-09 06:02 PM   #57 
  - I'm sorry, could you point out exactly who's doing that and where?  Beer on a stick   Sep-22-09 04:02 PM   #40 
  - Flambait and Failbait.  proteus_lives   Sep-22-09 04:06 PM   #42 
  - lol  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 02:51 AM   #60 
     - About the level of response I expect.  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 04:05 AM   #61 
        - You obviously didn't understand my OP, so what else is there left to discuss...  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 04:14 AM   #62 
           - Then enlighten me.  proteus_lives   Sep-24-09 11:29 AM   #64 
  - The subtle difference is possibly lost on you...  Cid_B   Sep-23-09 12:50 PM   #47 
  - I think you see a subtle difference where there isn't one.  daedalus_dude   Sep-24-09 02:50 AM   #59 
  - Aircraft pilots? Now that scares me.  mainer   Sep-23-09 01:00 PM   #48 
  - So it would be really bad to be a helicopter pilot that hauls sling loads of logs  ddeclue   Sep-23-09 01:03 PM   #49 
  - Well, statistics can be problematic...about 1 of every 10 Presidents have died on the job.  positrac   Sep-23-09 04:23 PM   #55 
  - What about a pastry chef?  GreenTea   Sep-23-09 05:08 PM   #56 
  - I can understand the numbers  Thothmes   Sep-23-09 06:24 PM   #58 
  - If you really wish to honor them, work for a ban on the export of raw timber.  Greyhound   Sep-24-09 01:53 PM   #67 
  - Don't forget those that keep the lights on.. I'm #8  Edweird   Sep-24-09 07:42 PM   #71 
  - President of the United States is more dangerous  slackmaster   Sep-24-09 07:56 PM   #75 

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