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Guru Zim
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#1 Posted on 15.7.05 1201.48
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    Originally posted by my letter of resignation
    To whom it may concern,

    I am resigning my position as a database administrator. I have accepted a new position with a different company in Oregon.

    My last day with { Sorry, you must be logged in to see this text! } will be August 5th, 2005.



    _________________________________________________

    Aaron Zimmerman



Maybe I'll name them in three weeks.
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#2 Posted on 15.7.05 1208.38
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Wow, another Zimmerman escaping California?

Congratulations on your new position, Aaron!
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#3 Posted on 15.7.05 1225.40
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They have the Internet in Oregon now?
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#4 Posted on 15.7.05 1232.18
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    Originally posted by CRZ
    They have the Internet in Oregon now?


Well, if they have it in Maine, it's gotta be pretty much everywhere.

Mrs. JJD's from Oregon...whereabouts are you relocating? (I guess I could wait to see it on The W...orld.)
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#5 Posted on 15.7.05 1408.19
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    Originally posted by pieman
    Wow, another Zimmerman escaping California?
1: Get married.

2: Move out of California (I dont blame you at all. Real Estate prices here are just rediculous).

3: ??????

4: PROFIT
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#6 Posted on 15.7.05 1440.47
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IN SOVIET RUSSIA, OREGON MOVES TO YOU
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#7 Posted on 15.7.05 1650.46
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Three weeks notice rather than two? That's awful generous of you. ;)
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#8 Posted on 15.7.05 1824.29
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Good luck A
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#9 Posted on 15.7.05 1936.46
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It must be a good deal to leave sunny SD.
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#10 Posted on 15.7.05 2015.35
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Good luck, Guru!

-Jag
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#11 Posted on 15.7.05 2016.18
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    Originally posted by CRZ
    They have the Internet in Oregon now?
Well, yah! You've got to have the hardware layer between San Jose & Redmond!

Congratulations, Guru! Is it Portland-ish, or damn-near-Idaho?
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#12 Posted on 15.7.05 2239.25
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    Originally posted by emma
      Originally posted by CRZ
      They have the Internet in Oregon now?
    Well, yah! You've got to have the hardware layer between San Jose & Redmond!

    Congratulations, Guru! Is it Portland-ish, or damn-near-Idaho?


My girl was in Portland for a few weeks back in May for her job. She loved it so much, she's trying to talk me in to selling my place to move there.

I just smile and nod and pat her on the head for being so cute (she's starting grad school this fall and is just doing that to annoy me).
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#13 Posted on 16.7.05 0652.09
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Are you signing a deal with the Jailblazers ?
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#14 Posted on 16.7.05 1235.34
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Congrats, Guru....What was the reaction of your employers when they read the letter?
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#15 Posted on 16.7.05 2048.04
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The things you'll do to fill a space on that W...orld map.

Congrats. Oregon's my home state. I'm a little envious.
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#16 Posted on 17.7.05 1236.39
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But...but...but...what about In Cahoots?

(shedding a single tear)
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#17 Posted on 17.7.05 1524.35
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Welcome to the Beaver state, but please, don't ever ever root for the Beavers.

Congratulations on not paying sales tax or ever pumping your own gas again.
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#18 Posted on 17.7.05 1525.25
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I don't mean to leave you all hanging, but I'm packing and I don't have time to write this all up yet. Plus, I still work at the company that I'd love to publically vent about. I'm also not sure that the serenity and peace of Oregon will make me want to just move on and forget about the past, so I don't want to put it out there if I'm going to be over it all in a few weeks anyway.

Short version: This isn't about the money or the fact that I get to buy a house, but that does help a lot. It's not a huge amount of money but my standard of living will be roughly equivalent, but the housing market where I'm going means that for $300k I can buy my dream house -vs- $600k here for a house that I would have considered acceptable to live in and have kids. So - $300k in debt difference plus a yearly savings of $3k in property tax from now to eternity... The house factor makes a big difference.

I've been shopping for a new location for quite some time. If I have time I'll dredge up my "What's wrong with Maine" post from a while back. Even then, I was checking out Oregon...

Oh. And it's coastal - 70 miles from Portland. Small town, even. It's going to be great.

Once I confirm with my new employer that they don't have draconian policies about identifying your workplace online (See: My current employer) I'll let you all know where I'm working.

//edit: http://the-w.com/thread.php/id=21274 Almost a year ago... Interesting. This must be a seasonal thing with me.

(edited by Guru Zim on 17.7.05 1330)
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#19 Posted on 17.7.05 1531.11
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    Originally posted by ShotGunShep
    Welcome to the Beaver state, but please, don't ever ever root for the Beavers.

    Congratulations on not paying sales tax or ever pumping your own gas again.


Oh! Am I supposed to tip a gas station attendent? I've never gotten full serve before.
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#20 Posted on 17.7.05 1619.47
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Oregon has this little quirk where "Self Serve" gas is illegal. So every station is attended under the guise of "Mini Serve".

Long story short...If you want to pump your own gas, you have to leave the state.

They've been trying to get rid of this law for years, but voters always turn it down because they like the service.
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