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Old 09-03-2019, 09:15 PM
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Assuming 'worked' means when you started real employment with with-holdings, 40 hr weeks, and all that, ........
I started at 16 and am now at 65, still have a year or two to go, so it'll be 50 years......
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:11 PM
 
Location: Sacramento
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I worked full time for 37 years
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:22 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Forty-two years.
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Old 09-03-2019, 10:59 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque NM
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Started working fulltime in summer and part time during school year at age 15 until after college. Worked fulltime for 4 years and then went back to college for second degree working part-time. Then worked full-time for 32 years or total of 36 years. Part-time for 10 years. But getting through college and earning a STEM degree with good grades was harder and took more hours in a week than working a job. A job was a 40-45 hour work week, college was a 60+ hour work week.
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Old 09-03-2019, 11:12 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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None of your business since you are a robot minding data and is no longer a member.
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Old Yesterday, 04:08 AM
 
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I was employed for over 40 years. How many did I work? Maybe half of them, or less.

Sorry boss.
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Old Yesterday, 04:09 AM
 
Location: San Diego
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Robot or not... I've been working since I was 12. My parents were flat broke from raising all my sisters. At 12 I was too young to carry newspapers, so I worked in a bakery making pie shells. The bakery paid me in cash. I bought my first car @ 16. I'm now 66. As an entrepreneur, I still run several small businesses. One of these days I need to slowdown and collect social security.

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Old Yesterday, 04:39 AM
 
Location: Cebu, Philippines
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From age 20 to 53, but there were several years I worked for less than half the year, and the last seven were part time. So, working all year full-time, maybe about 22 years..
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Old Yesterday, 04:53 AM
 
Location: Central Massachusetts
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43 years give or take a few months. First job at 15 and retired at 58.
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Old Yesterday, 07:34 AM
 
Location: delaware
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40 years, since I was 22. Enough- don't miss the work world at all.
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