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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).
Patent troll
Purchase dead patents for peanuts, sue real company, make billions.

$$: If you win, hundreds of millions per year.

The upside: You feast on ill-gotten meat you did nothing to hunt or dress. Look at all that money you did nothing to earn!

The downside: Almost impossible to get good PR.

The dark side: Hard to see. Trolls are happy to be trolls, and do not get insulted when you call them trolls or feel bad when they look in a mirror and see a plump, successful troll.

Where you go from here: Ogre.
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