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> Next time you have a bad day at work ... think of this guy, Rob is
>a commercial saturation diver for Global Divers in Louisiana. He performs
>underwater repairs on offshore drilling rigs.
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> Below is an E-mail he sent to his sister. She then sent it to radio
>station 103.2 on FM dial in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, who was sponsoring a worst
>job experience contest. Needless to say, she won.
>
> Hi Sue, Just another note from your bottom-dwelling brother.
>
>
> Last week I had a bad day at the office. I know you've been feeling
>down lately at work, so I thought I would share my dilemma with you to make
>you realize it's not so bad after all.
>
>
> Before I can tell you what happened to me, I first must bore you
>with a few technicalities of my job. As you know, my office lies at the
>bottom of the sea.
>
> I wear a suit to the office. It's a wetsuit. This time of year the
>water is quite cool. So what we do to keep warm is this: We have a diesel
>powered
> industrial water heater.
>
> This $20,000 piece of equipment sucks the water out of the sea. It
>heats it to a delightful temperature. It then pumps it down to the diver
>through a garden hose, which is taped to the air hose.
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>
> Now this sounds like a darn good plan, and I've used it several
>times with no complaints.. What I do, when I get to the bottom and start
>working, is take the hose and stuff it down the back of my wetsuit. This
>floods my whole suit with warm water.
> It's like working in a Jacuzzi.
>
>
> Everything was going well until all of a sudden, my butt started to
>itch. So, of course, I scratched it.
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> This only made things worse.
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> Within a few
> seconds my butt started to burn I pulled the hose out from my back,
>but the damage was done. In agony I realized what had happened.
>
> The hot water machine had sucked up a jellyfish and pumped it into
>my suit. Now, since I don't have any hair on my back, the jellyfish
>couldn't stick to it.
>
> However, the crack of my butt was not as fortunate.
>
> When I scratched what I thought was an itch, I was actually grinding
>the jellyfish into the crack of my
> butt
>
>
> I informed the dive supervisor of my dilemma over the communicator.
>His instructions were unclear due to the fact that he, along with five
>other divers, were all laughing hysterically!
>
> Needless to say I aborted the dive.
>
>
> I was instructed to make three agonizing in-water decompression
>stops totaling thirty-five minutes before I could reach the surface to
>begin my chamber dry decompression.
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> When I arrived at the surface, I was wearing nothing but my brass
>helmet.
>
>
> As I climbed out of the water, the medic, with tears of laughter
>running down his face, handed me a tube of cream and told me to rub it on
>my butt as soon as I got in the
> chamber. The cream put the fire out, but I couldn't poop for two
>days because my butt was swollen shut.
>
> So, next time you're having a bad day at work, think about how much
>worse it would be if you had a jellyfish shoved up your butt.
>
> Now repeat to yourself,
>
>
> "I love my job, I love my job, I love my job."
>
 
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