What's your opinion? Your Popularity and Your Job.

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Here's just a bit of a general question:

What job would you do, if you wanted to get as popular as possible?

I mean, what would sound better: 'Hi, I'm an astronautical engineer' , or, 'Hi, I'm conductiong research in the field of biogenetics'

I hope you get the general idea of the question- you know, 'what sounds coolest?'. If you could just give your opinions about this kind of thing.

Its quite braod thing- just post your comments and opinions.

Oh, and please answer the poll too.
 

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cristo
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If you go into a career because it "sounds the coolest" you are bound to fail!
 
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Andy Resnick
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If wanted to be as popular as possible, I would run for political office.
 
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You should see people shrink away from me when I tell them I am a "high school physics teacher." Apparently "not popular."
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Maybe I shouldn't yell it.
 
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George Jones
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You should see people shrink away from me when I tell them I am a "high school physics teacher." Apparently "not popular."
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Maybe I shouldn't yell it.
An astrophysicist once told me that, on planes, he responds to the question, "So, what do you do?" with:

"I'm a physicist." if he doesn't want to be disturbed;

"I'm an astronomer." if he feels like chatting.
 
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I'm a software engineer, but I tell people I'm a famous movie star.
 
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Male porn star

Remarkably, this works regardless of your actual gender
 
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An incredibly well-endowed aristocrat. I leave it up to you to determine what I mean by well-endowed
 
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Pimp.
 
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You could always release a poor quality sex tape. That seems to help for getting popularity.
 
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"I'm a physicist." if he doesn't want to be disturbed;

"I'm an astronomer." if he feels like chatting.
What was his/her name??? My astronomy prof had a similar saying for when people talked to him on a plane. He said:

"If you don't want to talk to them, say you're a physicist"
"If you REALLY don't want to talk to them, say you're a nuclear physicist"
"If you REALLY REALLY don't want to talk to them, say you're an ATOMIC physicist"
 
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Since when do people find physicists boring??:confused:
 
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Since when do people find physicists boring??:confused:
Ever since physics gained acceptance over religion among intellectuals.
 
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I finally landed that tough job of being retired and spending my kids inheritance.:smile:
 
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Perhaps a related graph.

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Perhaps a related graph.

Lesson5.jpg
Nice chart but I wouldn't agree with the part that say skill required. You can't measure the difficulty of professions different things are easier for some people than others. I would doubt that Einstein was able to act or play and write music like other people.
 
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Nice chart but I wouldn't agree with the part that say skill required. You can't measure the difficulty of professions different things are easier for some people than others. I would doubt that Einstein was able to act or play and write music like other people.
Awesome sense of humor.
 
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X Celebrity's therapist = popularity + strictly personal information.

I'm responsible for 99% of celebrity rumors.
 
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What's your opinion? Your Popularity and Your Job.
I prefer stability [don't want to work with different (competitive) people each year] and challenge [so don't want a boring stable job] more than popularity/money.
 
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Nice chart but I wouldn't agree with the part that say skill required. You can't measure the difficulty of professions different things are easier for some people than others. I would doubt that Einstein was able to act or play and write music like other people.
You may want to know that Einstein was a very good violin player. Seriously. And BTW, this is a log-log plot
 
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Honestly, I think it's all in the presentation. Like that math prof from 'Good Will Hunting'. I totally believed that that could be a math prof and I totally believed that that guy could get layed.
 
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I prefer a snarky cheese spread on my morning bagel. It makes the day more lively, at least for the five minutes it takes to eat it.

To achieve ultimate popularity one must produce a physics sex tape full of endorphin inspired theories and Einstein bedhead.

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The real reason for Einstein's popularity
That's one sexy beast!​
 
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God, you guys really know how to make a good joke. The picture was funny, pupil.

Let me give you guys a few more things that might sound interesting: biogenetical engineer, botanic researcher, robotech engineer.

Think of more awesome jobs.... which one's the coolest??

Whoever that astrophycisist was that you met, Geoge Jones, he had a good sense of humor. Quite surprising, beause, every science teacher we've had in our school always seemed to be very depressed, and, cosmology is crazily tough, as far as I have heard.

P.S.- I was going to post a poll which had a lot more interesting jobs, like, music composer, animator,etc., but I it told me that I could not post a poll after more than 15 minutes after postong the original post, and , I got late.

Could you please reduce the vulgarity... when I posted this, I was actually kind of serious.
 

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