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    what do you real big guys do for work

    Ive been curious. Ive never walked into my local walmart and been greeted by a guy who could bench 500. so what do you do?

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    You think bigger guys have different jobs than anyone else? Sure you might have more opportunities for some positions (such as some type of security or bouncer at night clubs) but a lot of guys would just have that on the side and still have some type of full time job anyways...

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    There is a video on youtube that says stuff about the big names like chad aichs driving a forklift and such.
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    Im certainly not trying to stereotype anyone by size. Im just very curious as to where I could picture the big guys of lifting. I wonder if I walk into an insurance office and see a guy bulging out of his suit or something lol

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    Well I'm not a huge guy but I work retail and I work for a bank.
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    I don't consider myself big or anything, but I work for UPS. I'd say lifting has definitely given me an advantage at my job.
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    I have noticed some big guys who work for UPS
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    Quote Originally Posted by diesel_dan View Post
    I don't consider myself big or anything, but I work for UPS. I'd say lifting has definitely given me an advantage at my job.
    I've worked for UPS for about 5 years p/t. Where are you at? I work in the West Sacramento hub. Certainly not glamorous, but bene's are great and not a bad second income.
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    My brother is 6ft 275lbs and he is a mechanic. I'm not big anymore, but when I was around 255lbs I was a bouncer, bartender and beaver hunter.
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    I'm not very big, but my huge friends are construction workers, teacher/wrestling coach, and bouncers.
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    back when i worked at hy-vee when i was playing college football i was like 6' 230 lbs.. My boss was like the size of my one of my calves and everyone i worked with was either old and small or young and small.. i stuck out like a sore thumb.
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    6ft, 320 and I'm an attorney. When I go to court in a suit I look like it's going to rip at any moment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BilltheButcher View Post
    My brother is 6ft 275lbs and he is a mechanic. I'm not big anymore, but when I was around 255lbs I was a bouncer, bartender and beaver hunter.
    Do you still hunt beaver???
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    I'm far from a real big guy, but I'm a policy analyst. In another four years or so I expect to be a lawyer.

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