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Just a few ways to be profitably and pleasantly (if uselessly) employed, from Stanley Bing's book, "100 Bulls**t Jobs … and How to Get Them" (Harper Collins).
Construction-site flag waver
Stand in street and cause confusion.

$$: Minimum wage for municipal construction crew, which turns out to be more than many employees make at corporate jobs.

Duties: Stand at "active" road construction zones and wave traffic away from the guys who are chatting, having coffee and a smoke before they go back to chatting, smoking, and having coffee.

The upside: Wave drivers on cell phones into a ditch.

The downside: You're the only one working at the site. That's really not fair.

The dark side: Lots of exhaust in your face.
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