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The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai's creator James Silva was just a special guest host on this week's Fancast and what a fine job he did. And to commemorate Silva's A+ rated Fancast appearance he sent us a few black and sexy The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai T-shirts to giveaway. So, that's what we're doing, giving them away to you, our fellow fanboys. To win, just make a comment on this post (once a day through Friday) telling us about some of your worst job experiences. We know washing dishes isn't the most glamorous job and is pretty horrible in its own right, but we know you can one-up our samurai friend with your own job horror stories. Contest specifics are below.
  • Leave a comment on this post telling us about some of the worst job experiences you've had. You can leave one comment per calendar day (eastern time).
  • Be sure you only leave one comment per day. Posters of multiple comments during the same day will be disqualified. We'll accept entries until Friday, November 30th at 12:00PM Noon, eastern time. You must be at least 18 years old to enter and this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only.
  • On Friday, we'll pick three winners via a randomly random drawing
  • Three individual winners will receive a super neato The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai T-shirt (totaling three T-shirts) valued at $10 in each.
And if those rules aren't official enough for you, check out the official-offical rules right here. We think we speak for fanboys everywhere in saying thanks James for taking the time to guest host the Fancast and thanks for the free swag. T-shirts make everyone happy, especially one's featuring dead samurais.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:08PM

JAKEJAX said...

Working at the VA hospital up in North Dakota. I was pulling staples out of old documents and re-stapling them. It was easy money, but talk about BORING!!

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11-28-2007 @ 12:09PM

Gombard said...

Why only the US folks!? Why?! WHY!?! ;) No love for us Canucks... :(

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11-28-2007 @ 12:12PM

R0B3RT said...

Working office max with people who didn't know anything about any technology lol.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:13PM

HazyCloud said...

My first job was actually a dishwasher at Taco Bell. It lasted all of about a week.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:17PM

punkjediguy said...

All I'm gonna say is that turkey poop is the worst kind. It's really difficult to shovel because it's neither solid nor liquid. It smells worse that pig poop and horse poop and every other poop smell I can recall...except for my roommate's. It sucks shoveling turkey poop in the middle of a hot summer day in a pen the size of a hobbit's house. That's right. I said hobbit.

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Gh3tt0 Child6

11-28-2007 @ 12:18PM

Gh3tt0 Child said...

Never really had a REALLY disgusting job besides taking out the garbage at chic fil a

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11-28-2007 @ 12:19PM

therza2169 said...

Working at wal-mart would have to be the worst job ever.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:20PM

Jigsaw hc said...

Does changing my son's diaper count?

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11-28-2007 @ 12:21PM

Matt said...

I had this one experience that was absolutely horrific.

I work in the Seafood Department at my local supermarket chain and on New Years Eve I was asked to shuck clams for a woman.

So I started shucking them and midway through, I felt a painful sensation in my finger. I looked down and saw that a piece of the clam broke off and imbedded itself into my finger. I immediately stopped what I was doing, removed the shell piece, and bandaged myself. I continued the task and thought little about what had just taken place.

Few days later, I notice that the wound isn't healing so I take a look at it. I squeeze and squeeze until a half-inch piece of clamshell slides out of the cut.

Yeah. It was horrible.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:23PM

DjChad said...

Tech support for a dialup ISP... never again!!!

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11-28-2007 @ 12:23PM

MorphNeo said...

I was a dishwasher at the "Golden Onion"....

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11-28-2007 @ 12:29PM

Hockle said...

I had a job where they wouldn't let me look at this website during the day - that company has been wiped clean from the Earth.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:29PM

Avaren said...

Once, I accidentally deep fried my hat.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:33PM

dubbuzz said...

i actually still wash dishes in a college cafeteria, and one of my bosses does nothing but play ninja gaiden in his office, it rocks yet sucks because i have to work while he has all the fun...

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11-28-2007 @ 12:33PM

paranoidman said...

Busboy at restaurant with some of the cheapest mofos EVERRR

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11-28-2007 @ 12:35PM

Sofun said...

Washing dishes, done it.
Digging drainage ditches, done it.
But the real ball buster was pouring concrete. You feel like you're going to die every day.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:37PM

sambob117 said...

pumping out a church basement after a flood in the middle of winter and my boots just weren't tall enough

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11-28-2007 @ 12:39PM

Corey said...

My worst job experience is when I was essentially fired for turning my manager for credit card fraud and nothing happened to her... :(

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11-28-2007 @ 12:41PM

akatsuki said...

Selling overpriced kitchen knives door to door to people who couldn't really afford them.

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11-28-2007 @ 12:46PM

danny. said...

Worked in a locker room at a country club shining shoes and vacuuming and other assorted BS. I definitely slacked off though, which was kind of the point I guess.

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