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Hutzpa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Dec-04-11 01:43 PM
Response to Reply #118
124. You must have misunderstood my post,
Edited on Sun Dec-04-11 01:45 PM by Hutzpa
because I'm not proposing anything. My advice to you will be to
go back and reread my post.

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  -How did you earn money as a kid? MindPilot  Dec-03-11 10:48 AM   #0 
  - My answer is now obsolete  malthaussen   Dec-03-11 10:51 AM   #1 
  - It's not obsolete. Collect aluminum cans, instead.  MineralMan   Dec-03-11 10:58 AM   #7 
  - We used to steal bottles from carports  blueamy66   Dec-03-11 11:06 AM   #16 
  - In Texas and Louisiana soda bottle deposit was .03.  TexasProgresive   Dec-03-11 12:07 PM   #42 
  - My money making evolved with age. Began collecting soda bottles -  lynne   Dec-03-11 01:34 PM   #63 
  - Babysitting (at 12) and started working fast food age 15. Before that we got  WildNovember   Dec-04-11 08:09 PM   #129 
  - babysitting. at 12 my dad bought a couple small businesses and i worked there  seabeyond   Dec-03-11 10:51 AM   #2 
  - I baby sat. Will started working at a local golf course when he was  Raven   Dec-03-11 10:54 AM   #3 
  - I took in ironing, I worked in the school cafeteria,  yellerpup   Dec-03-11 10:55 AM   #4 
  - Did you churn butter by hand?  BrendaBrick   Dec-03-11 05:23 PM   #89 
     - It was metal, I think.  yellerpup   Dec-03-11 09:22 PM   #109 
  - Babysitting when I tured 13. And I couldn't stand little kids. n/t  RebelOne   Dec-03-11 10:56 AM   #5 
  - My mother refused to do that to me, for many reasons  REP   Dec-03-11 06:47 PM   #98 
  - Prior to age 15, chores, then farm work then retail starting at 16.  lumberjack_jeff   Dec-03-11 10:56 AM   #6 
  - I mowed lawns and did minor gardening in the neighborhood.  MineralMan   Dec-03-11 10:59 AM   #8 
  - i did much of the same plus a paper route...  ret5hd   Dec-03-11 11:01 AM   #9 
  - I babysat my cousins, mostly  Viva_La_Revolution   Dec-03-11 11:01 AM   #10 
  - Paper route  Skink   Dec-03-11 11:02 AM   #11 
  - Babysitting n/t  otohara   Dec-03-11 11:02 AM   #12 
  - First job at 14, IIRC.....in the public library  Wounded Bear   Dec-03-11 11:03 AM   #13 
  - People are also paid to pump gas in New Jersey....  Bluenorthwest   Dec-04-11 06:57 AM   #114 
  - Worked in neighborhood drug store after school.  Graybeard   Dec-03-11 11:04 AM   #14 
  - babysitting  blueamy66   Dec-03-11 11:05 AM   #15 
  - Moving irrigation pipe and setting up watering in commercial  brewens   Dec-03-11 11:08 AM   #17 
  - baby sitting - .25 cents before midnight, 50 cents after  ensho   Dec-03-11 11:08 AM   #18 
  - one of my kids cleaned UPS trucks at night  ensho   Dec-03-11 11:18 AM   #26 
  - my brother's first job was going in a skiff, poling for soft shelled crabs  ensho   Dec-04-11 09:21 AM   #121 
  - You were lucky. We lived for three months in a paper bag in a septic tank.  Morning Dew   Dec-03-11 11:08 AM   #19 
  - And you try to tell the people that now  malthaussen   Dec-03-11 11:19 AM   #28 
  - SHEER LUXURY!!! nt.  winstars   Dec-03-11 08:03 PM   #104 
  - For me  Old Codger   Dec-03-11 11:09 AM   #20 
  - Paper route  kudzu22   Dec-03-11 11:10 AM   #21 
  - I did it in Cleveland, OH...  awoke_in_2003   Dec-03-11 02:39 PM   #72 
  - When I was 14 I made some money writing computer programs for horse racing..  hughee99   Dec-03-11 11:10 AM   #22 
  - anything I could including mowing lawns but the best was picking fruit  grantcart   Dec-03-11 11:11 AM   #23 
  - I picked cherries, too, but in Michigan.  amandabeech   Dec-03-11 04:09 PM   #80 
  - Would you let your kid do the same things now?  Hamlette   Dec-03-11 11:14 AM   #24 
  - Babysitting and dog sitting  surrealAmerican   Dec-03-11 11:15 AM   #25 
  - I babysat. I did yard work. I cleaned barns. I excercised horses. I cleaned houses.  LWolf   Dec-03-11 11:19 AM   #27 
  - Yardwork, food service, retail  DotGone   Dec-03-11 11:25 AM   #29 
  - Baby sat and detasseled corn. Detasseling was tough, but fun.  Frustratedlady   Dec-03-11 11:28 AM   #30 
  - By age 12 I was a  safeinOhio   Dec-03-11 11:33 AM   #31 
  - Sounds like a well-rounded childhood  malthaussen   Dec-03-11 11:34 AM   #33 
  - both parents worked and I  safeinOhio   Dec-03-11 11:46 AM   #38 
  - drawing boobies in your notebook does not make you a pornographer!  ret5hd   Dec-03-11 12:06 PM   #41 
     - Selling them did.  safeinOhio   Dec-03-11 12:25 PM   #52 
  - Delivering the Washington Post at 4 in the morning  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-03-11 11:34 AM   #32 
  - I delivered newspapers from age 10 to 14  waddirum   Dec-03-11 11:37 AM   #34 
  - I couldn't wait tell the Christmas season to collect  Ichingcarpenter   Dec-03-11 11:42 AM   #37 
  - Paper route. Aluminum can recycling.  Throd   Dec-03-11 11:38 AM   #35 
  - Knocked out all my teeth. After that, I was unemployed n/t  pipi_k   Dec-03-11 11:38 AM   #36 
  - This is something that should not even be open for discussion  Hutzpa   Dec-03-11 11:52 AM   #39 
  - worked on the farm  flpab   Dec-03-11 12:11 PM   #43 
  - Not sure what you mean...  MindPilot   Dec-03-11 02:02 PM   #67 
     - My point is taking a topic that should best be left  Hutzpa   Dec-03-11 02:23 PM   #71 
        - I do not agree with your post;  greiner3   Dec-04-11 07:19 AM   #118 
           - You must have misunderstood my post,  Hutzpa   Dec-04-11 01:43 PM   #124 
  - I did all of that, and had a paper route (shared w/siblings).  MADem   Dec-03-11 12:04 PM   #40 
  - 1st job with a real paycheck was on our family farm  TexasProgresive   Dec-03-11 12:12 PM   #44 
  - Babysitting and riding horses for a horse-trainer. The babysitting  polly7   Dec-03-11 12:15 PM   #45 
  - Paper route, yard work, dog walking, sold night crawlers. eom.  Hotler   Dec-03-11 12:15 PM   #46 
  - Delivered newspapers, mowed lawns, trimmed hedges, dug ditches, hauled bricks ...  HuckleB   Dec-03-11 12:17 PM   #47 
  - I didn't have money and I didn't need it when I was a kid.  roody   Dec-03-11 12:19 PM   #48 
  - Bus boy/oyster shucker/dishwasher at age 16  MilesColtrane   Dec-03-11 12:20 PM   #49 
  - babysitting  shanti   Dec-03-11 12:21 PM   #50 
  - I sold Christmas trees, fireworks, delivered newspapers and successfully  ladjf   Dec-03-11 12:23 PM   #51 
  - Middle school and junior high mowed lawns. In the summer between 11/12 grades  Obamanaut   Dec-03-11 12:26 PM   #53 
  - I picked strawberries.  stevedeshazer   Dec-03-11 12:28 PM   #54 
  - $3.00 you were a GOOD WORKER!  Generic Other   Dec-04-11 09:29 AM   #123 
  - First job at 14, at an auto dealership as a gofer.  ThomWV   Dec-03-11 12:31 PM   #55 
  - I sold tomatoes from our garden  Mojorabbit   Dec-03-11 12:46 PM   #56 
  - I was the neighborhood bycycle repair kid.  Gregorian   Dec-03-11 12:46 PM   #57 
  - Paper route and in the summer a killer Koolaid stand at the beach.  Speck Tater   Dec-03-11 12:46 PM   #58 
  - babysitting  treestar   Dec-03-11 12:47 PM   #59 
  - babysat when I was twelve years old  newspeak   Dec-03-11 01:10 PM   #60 
  - Babysitting, paper route, waitressing  eilen   Dec-03-11 01:18 PM   #61 
  - As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a gangster.  Nye Bevan   Dec-03-11 01:29 PM   #62 
  - Goodfellas?  flying rabbit   Dec-03-11 04:44 PM   #87 
  - i made clothes for a  laruemtt   Dec-03-11 01:41 PM   #64 
  - I wrote book reports and term papers.  Codeine   Dec-03-11 01:44 PM   #65 
  - My brother and I shoveled the neighbors sidewalks and drives for cash in the winter  NNN0LHI   Dec-03-11 01:48 PM   #66 
  - I did some babysitting,  Blue_In_AK   Dec-03-11 02:08 PM   #68 
  - During the summer,  Are_grits_groceries   Dec-03-11 02:14 PM   #69 
  - Mowed lawns, helped paint. Started working in fast food at 14. n/t  gulliver   Dec-03-11 02:18 PM   #70 
  - Dog walking, baby sitting, cutting grass, til I was 16 and then retail.  williesgirl   Dec-03-11 03:02 PM   #73 
  - paper route, the winters were tough  spanone   Dec-03-11 03:04 PM   #74 
  - Mowed lawns and washed windows and shoveled snow  woofless   Dec-03-11 03:33 PM   #75 
  - Various chores  The Genealogist   Dec-03-11 03:42 PM   #76 
  - Dug up weeds for a penny each,  chowder66   Dec-03-11 03:47 PM   #77 
  - mowing lawns until i was old enough to get a job at a grocery store...  dionysus   Dec-03-11 03:51 PM   #78 
  - I had chores that were required as being part of the household & not paid for,  CrispyQ   Dec-03-11 04:06 PM   #79 
  - I mowed lawns..  sendero   Dec-03-11 04:19 PM   #81 
  - Babysitting and mowing lawns. When I got a little older i did the  madmom   Dec-03-11 04:25 PM   #82 
  - Haying.  Downwinder   Dec-03-11 04:29 PM   #83 
  - I broke the Union and became a janitor at 13.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Dec-03-11 04:31 PM   #84 
  - Shovelling snow, raking leaves, started babysitting at 11.  Prometheus Bound   Dec-03-11 04:36 PM   #85 
  - I cleaned the bathrooms in my elementary school. n/t  kohodog   Dec-03-11 04:43 PM   #86 
  - Paper route ... some baby sitting ... and then worked in a Cemetery.  JoePhilly   Dec-03-11 04:54 PM   #88 
  - I took it out my dad's wallet  HipChick   Dec-03-11 05:42 PM   #90 
  - Lemonade stand in South Florida...  BrendaBrick   Dec-03-11 05:42 PM   #91 
  - Bus boy, marker at a shooting range, and at Christmas I had  Synicus Maximus   Dec-03-11 06:17 PM   #92 
  - Husband worked at a range, too  REP   Dec-03-11 06:43 PM   #97 
  - Like most girls I babysat  lunatica   Dec-03-11 06:22 PM   #93 
  - paper route, babysitting, school cafeteria  dana_b   Dec-03-11 06:25 PM   #94 
  - My parents gave me money when I asked for it or they bought me what I wanted,  Raine   Dec-03-11 06:40 PM   #95 
  - Washed dishes in a Chinese restaurant; just another illegal worker there  REP   Dec-03-11 06:41 PM   #96 
  - Babysat, turned in coke bottles  marlakay   Dec-03-11 06:50 PM   #99 
  - I started working as a waitress at the age of 13. It was a fried seafood joint with an ice cream  boston bean   Dec-03-11 06:54 PM   #100 
  - Finding golf balls that went into the weeds  Generic Brad   Dec-03-11 07:41 PM   #101 
  - Before age 16 I baby sat. Also allowance  TNLib   Dec-03-11 07:52 PM   #102 
  - Worked since I could walk at my family's business. Let me tell you, a lot of DU'ers SAY  KittyWampus   Dec-03-11 07:54 PM   #103 
  - Despite being poor, my parents did not want me to work during high school  Nikia   Dec-03-11 08:39 PM   #105 
  - Babysitting  HeiressofBickworth   Dec-03-11 09:06 PM   #106 
  - Between the ages of 12-15, i had 2 paper routes, mowed lawns, -and- regular babysitting clients  Rhythm   Dec-03-11 09:09 PM   #107 
  - I got an small allowance when I was a young teen. I got $20 a month for clothes.  applegrove   Dec-03-11 09:17 PM   #108 
  - I was not allowed to work for money as a kid, but had to study, study, study  kgnu_fan   Dec-03-11 09:28 PM   #110 
  - Mowed lawns, raked lawns  sylvi   Dec-03-11 09:35 PM   #111 
  - Sold drugs.  JoeyT   Dec-04-11 06:37 AM   #112 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-04-11 06:43 AM   #113 
  - I started babysitting at age 12  Le Taz Hot   Dec-04-11 07:07 AM   #115 
  - I had a paper route  laylah   Dec-04-11 07:14 AM   #116 
  - When I was about 7 years old  dipsydoodle   Dec-04-11 07:17 AM   #117 
  - Sell fruits  demicritic   Dec-04-11 07:24 AM   #119 
  - Mowed lawns, bagged groceries, stocked shelves, posed.  trof   Dec-04-11 09:11 AM   #120 
  - berry picking  Generic Other   Dec-04-11 09:27 AM   #122 
  - The usual -paper route, selling art, summer stock, lol. (nt)  T S Justly   Dec-04-11 01:59 PM   #125 
  - I used to make $1/ hour babysitting.  Snarkoleptic   Dec-04-11 06:40 PM   #126 
  - Train and Bank Robbery.  Ikonoklast   Dec-04-11 06:54 PM   #127 
  - Wow,I'd forgotten, till now, about some: Splitting firewood, raised mice for  FailureToCommunicate   Dec-04-11 07:41 PM   #128 
  - At 9 I worked as an assasin for the CIA. They never expect the little  Old Troop   Dec-04-11 08:35 PM   #130 
  - Babysat and worked at Woolworth's on the weekend through h.s.  kiranon   Dec-04-11 08:50 PM   #131 
 

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