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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by bicycleman View Post
    In private industry where schedules have to be completed on time, an employee like that will eventually be fired. Private industry doesn't put up with that. If you don't want to do the job, male or female, you are out. Now, the federal government keeps them all. It is next to impossible to get rid of a career civil service employee, and that especially hurts when they are that incompetent.
    Uhm, this post has nothing to do with the post I replied to. Are y'all conservatives even capable of staying on the topics you yourselves bring up? It sure doesn't seem so. Additionally what you post here is entirely inaccurate, too many people have bosses in private industry that do exactly the same thing, sluff off their own work, demanding more of their employees, and then taking taking credit for the work. It's so commonplace, there are dozens and dozens of movies and tv shows pretty much specifically about this aspect of many bosses. You really need to quit posting this stuff, it just makes you seem really stupid.
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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by SlevinKelevra View Post
    he was only off by about 96%.

    Close enough for government work, amirite?
    Off by 83%? Which direction? That's either 15K or ~165K/year.

    Though if he were off by 17%, that would be more like 75K/year. 75 is quite a bit for an uneducated job, though I do suppose that they are running into burning buildings. We should really have robots for this by now.
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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Off by 83%? Which direction? That's either 15K or ~165K/year.

    Though if he were off by 17%, that would be more like 75K/year. 75 is quite a bit for an uneducated job, though I do suppose that they are running into burning buildings. We should really have robots for this by now.

    To be fair (I should have re-read before calculating the error- it's actually worse! because I didn't remember the magnitude of the #)

    The median salary/wage of a firefighter is ~46k. See the link I gave earlier. 90k would be in the top decile, and is basically a wage only earned in NYC/etc where the COL is through the roof.

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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by SlevinKelevra View Post
    To be fair (I should have re-read before calculating the error- it's actually worse! because I didn't remember the magnitude of the #)

    The median salary/wage of a firefighter is ~46k. See the link I gave earlier. 90k would be in the top decile, and is basically a wage only earned in NYC/etc where the COL is through the roof.
    Ahh, OK. 45 or so I can see as being reasonable.

    Still.....robots.
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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by Summerwind View Post
    Uhm, this post has nothing to do with the post I replied to. Are y'all conservatives even capable of staying on the topics you yourselves bring up? It sure doesn't seem so. Additionally what you post here is entirely inaccurate, too many people have bosses in private industry that do exactly the same thing, sluff off their own work, demanding more of their employees, and then taking taking credit for the work. It's so commonplace, there are dozens and dozens of movies and tv shows pretty much specifically about this aspect of many bosses. You really need to quit posting this stuff, it just makes you seem really stupid.
    You changed the subject of my original post to bitching men, and I merely pointed out that leaving a job because you can't stand the pressure, means you don't belong with that responsibility, which would result in your firing in private industry. Then again, in private industry, a cry baby woman, who couldn't handle the pressure would not be promoted regardless of what race she happened to be. I know you are defensive at any post that berates women, since you are probably one of the original women's libbers, but the facts are out there, and it's obvious you can't handle that kind of blatant truth.

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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    What happens when there is something up to high for her to reach, or she needs boxes carried upstairs?
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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by TextDriversKill View Post
    I thought the same thing but then i realized - No, the liberal judge will say the injured person lacks "standing". Like they did with all the injured soldiers sent into battle by a president they argued was ineligible.
    umm those two are not even remotely similar.
    one the city has knowingly put someone in danger by having someone that cannot perform the needed requirements vs something made up by people.

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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    What happens when there is something up to high for her to reach, or she needs boxes carried upstairs?
    A courteous conservative will be there to help?

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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

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    A courteous conservative will be there to help?
    That's all fine and good what about that pickle jar though?
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    Re: Woman to become NY firefighter despite failing crucial fitness test

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    That's all fine and good what about that pickle jar though?
    Conservatives open jars for anyone who can't.

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