[geeks] For Dave M - Fscking Suits
mcguire at neurotica.com
Thu Mar 7 00:04:53 CST 2002
On March 6, s at avoidant.org wrote:
> > Hmm. I won't work for suits. It seems I'm actually willing to screw
> > myself financially before I'd work for suits. I dunno if it's a good
> > thing or not, but the upside is...I don't have to put up with suits.
> I didn't, and wouldn't, for the longest time. Even after I was married.
> But then Leah got pregnant, and i discovered the importance of a regular
> paycheck. At this point i wouldn't be screwing myself, but a six- and
> three-year old who deserve regular meals if i can provide them. if it
> means working for suits for the time being, so be it. The suits at my
...so you're suggesting the only way to get a reliable paycheck is
to work for suits? I just woke up, so maybe I'm still groggy, but
that's what I got out of the paragraph above.
> company are no better or worse than anywhere else, and it really seems
> they understand the importance of the geeks. I was impressed with how
> accommodating they were when I made some requests that were in direct
> contradiction to stated policy.
This is amazing, and very rare.
> When I can, I'll get the suits out of my life. You can count on that.
> But in the meantime, I'll have to put up with them. Principle don't buy groceries.
Oh yes, practical matters must prevail...I *have* worked for suits
in the past, make no mistake. :)
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