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It's 7.12am, I'm in the kitchen making coffee, and hear: prrrrRRRRRRRRRGNIIIIIIIkkkk... footsteps... prrrrRRRRRRRRRGNIIIIIIIkkkk... footsteps... repeat everything for about 20 times.
What the heck is this, you ask. It is the "paper boy" (boy my arse! he is as old as I am, maybe more) that deliver the daily paper to the neighboroud.
He arrives with a shitty moped (making the "prrrrRRRRRRRGNIIIIIIkkkk"), park 3 meters from the door, 8 step to the door (making the footsteps) put the paper in the mailbox then he goes back to the moped and move 3 meters to the next house, makin all the racket.
This for every house this side of the road, then he crosses and repeat in the opposite way.
I've no clue how much he is getting paid, nor how much his moped consume for each "prrrrrRRRRRRRGNIIIIIkkkk", nor why the hell he desn't simply park the bloody thing at the beginning of the road and then simply walk down the way.
Anyhow, while I was drinking my coffee and reading the bullshit printed on the freshly delivered paper (hey! this is the bitch of all the dutch newspapers!) my eyes caught a nice piece that stated that the "paper boy" is the Best Work In The World (?).
I read the piece (thinking: what the hell?) that reports various "testimony" from various individuals that stated that doing their 'round' they are all the time outside and not stuck in some offices (yeah, right, tell me that in November/December, when it's cold, it rains everyfrikingday and it's still dark at 9am), they met new interesting people (yeah, sure, if you happen to be in a nice part of the town, not in the part where the police doesn't dare to go -armed-, and let's not talk about the assholedog of the front neighbour that springs out of his hellhole between the pots like a jack-in-a-box barking madly and make the 'boy' shit himself every day...), and so on.
Sure, it's easy money, no doubt. I mean, is not that they ask you do to weird heavy lifting or to melt your brain thinking, there is basically no competitions and you got no problems about 'career' or 'policy'. But from that to "best job in the world"...
Anyhow, after having thought about it for a while, I noticed the advert just after the aforementioned piece. The paper is looking for more "paper boys"... Really? Coincidences?
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