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Four jobs I didn't get
See, now this is one I can’t answer straight off. Hopefully the other questions are more suitable.

I’ve never gone for a job and not gotten it because I’ve actually been employed pretty much in the same place all my life. I’ve never had a single interview. The places I’ve worked have been places that have known me before I started and offered me the job.

I started off working in Camden Market at 14 for some friends of a neighbour. I worked at a newsagent after school and on Sundays for a year or so as well as Saturday boy at Leisure Games. I was offered a full time job at Leisure Games three times before I eventually took it (I turned it down the first two times because I was either too young to work full time and doing my GCSE’s or doing my A-Levels and still convinced I wanted to try and finish education). When I left Leisure Games for a bit in 95/96 I worked for a couple of months at a local off-license (the manager of which I’d knwon for 6 years) and also at a record shop for about 11 months (where I knew all the staff in all the branches before hand anyway). Then I rejoined Leisure Games in October 1996 and haven’t needed another job since.

So, I can’t list four jobs I didn’t get because there are, luckily, none.

Four films I didn't even get to the end of, they were so bad
Ankle Biters. I know there are others but I can’t remember them offhand. I know a group of us had a discussion about leaving the cinema during Highlander 3 but decided to stick it out incase it got better (how foolish we were in our youth), I also know Dave and myself watched a film in the last six months which we both thought was awful but  I can’t remember if we switched it off or not. I know I would have walked out of Birth if I’d not been with someone, and have fallen asleep in a few films including Hero which I may give another try at somepoint as a number of people apparently reckon it’s a good film.


Four places I haven't lived
Aberdeen, Geneva, Moscow, Bridgend.

Four TV shows that I don't watch that everybody keeps going on about but they're still not worth watching
Farscape, Phoo Action, Star Trek (any and all), Mr Bean.

Four places I haven't been
Sweden, Kenya, China, Panama.

Four people who I wish would stop e-mailing me
Spammers. I like getting emails from other people.

Four of my least favourite foods
Octopus. Prawns. Oysters. Jaffa Cakes.

Four places I would hate to be right now
Guantanamo Bay, Baghdad, Kabul, Dubai.

Four things that I am not looking forward to this year
Jasmina leaving the country, having to move, the prospect of either Clinton or a Republican winning the US Presidency, potential conflict and renewed ‘cold war’ problems between the US and Russia and their respective allies.

Comments

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tooth_fairy
Feb. 21st, 2008 07:16 pm (UTC)
What's wrong with Jaffa cakes?
angusabranson
Feb. 21st, 2008 09:08 pm (UTC)
Don't like them. Never had. Probably never will.
(no subject) - epocalypse - Feb. 21st, 2008 10:22 pm (UTC) - Expand
(no subject) - epocalypse - Feb. 21st, 2008 07:36 pm (UTC) - Expand
angusabranson
Feb. 21st, 2008 09:12 pm (UTC)
I only saw part of the pilot on iBBC but wasn't impressed and can't really say it look's like it'll be my thing either. But lots of other people were talking about it with apparent awe.
corpsie
Feb. 22nd, 2008 12:41 am (UTC)
I saw some of that- I changed channels with the feeling that I would have liked it if I knew the comic.
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