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Old 08-22-2017, 01:36 PM
 
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For me 05.55 to get to work by 07.30
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Old 08-22-2017, 01:43 PM
 
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6:35. Am at work by 7:30, half hour commute.
Not as bad as when I milked cows for a living. Up at 5:20 to be in the barn at 5:30.
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Old 08-22-2017, 01:57 PM
 
Location: Pennsylvania
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10PM to get to work by 11PM.

left work at 7:30 AM and in class by 8AM.


couldn't do that now tho'.
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Old 08-22-2017, 02:09 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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10PM to get to work by 11PM.

left work at 7:30 AM and in class by 8AM.


couldn't do that now tho'.
BTDT: (28 yrs of night shift, with jobs / school during the day time)

Still doing it to an extent... Consulting gigs in Asia (their "day shift is 6PM - 3AM PDT") + international travel

Yesteryear...
  1. Dairy Farm Boarding School... Up at 4:30 AM 7 days / week.
  2. In High School... Janitor at Dog Race Track. Up at 1AM for 2AM start
  3. Milkman: Up at 3AM for 4AM start

I preferred to work nights
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Old 08-22-2017, 03:44 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Work-whazzat? I retired 20 years ago. Working took up too much of my time.
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Old 08-22-2017, 03:48 PM
 
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Think it was 5AM when I moved 30 miles away from work. Funny it took me the same amount of time to get to work when I lived 10 miles away but in the city.

Had to be there at 7:15. Weird time.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:37 PM
 
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0400 to be at work by 0600.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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I got a number of calls after 10pm to be at work at the earliest available time. Those calls included reminder to bring clothes and toiletries. That is the life of a National Guard soldier and a senior leader in the unit made it impossible to say no way.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:51 PM
 
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I saw a report this week of a woman who gets up at 2:15am every morning to work a regular daytime job because she lives 3 hours outside of San Francisco where she works, and it takes her 3 hours of commuting time (one way)!!

The town where she bought her house is Stockton, CA. She previously lived in an apartment in or near San Francisco, but when that apt was no longer available, she decided to buy a house, and Stockton, a 3-hour commute outside of SF by pubic transit, had reasonably priced inexpensive houses to purchase.

And then she makes the very long commute home again every night! Only to turn right around and commute back the very next morning. I don't see how she has any measurable time at home. And I don't see how she gets more than 3 or 4 hours of sleep each night.

From Stockton, she takes two trains, a bus, and then the BART train.

This sounds so gruesome to me that I don't see how it makes life worthwhile. But she has what sounds like maybe a pretty good governmental job (I think it is a San Francisco city government job)

And she's not a young woman. No way could I get up at 2:15am every morning and work a regular day job.
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Old 08-22-2017, 04:55 PM
 
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4:00 am to be at hospital by 5:30 am.
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