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i only want a paper round!

Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
i need some money, but its practically impossible to find any work in our village. the local newsagents dont need any more paper people so im buggered. i dont know what else to do to get money. im sorry i know some of you have much larger problems but anyway its just frustrating!!!

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    A normal job? Like in a shop or something?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    what the hell happened? there is a hugeeee waiting list for a paperound in my village, well about 20 people. i went up there today and they said monday, 3:30, round the back to me.

    laura is on the waiting list as well shes gonna be jealous haha!

    but damnit! that means when she invites me in for a cup fo tea, i must say no. that means, when i walk her home, i have to run back to my house. would you choose cup of tea with girlfriend or paperound?

    well, ill go on monday, and see if i can get an early morning one. my mum shant be too pleased tho. ah well, she signed the forms :D
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    would you choose cup of tea with girlfriend or paperound?

    oh for goodness sake, you can go round after cant you? :rolleyes:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You really wanna be a paperboy, huh?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    no i want the money.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    So why don't you get a job doing something else, seeing as the paper round wont be free for a long time?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    the thing is, i walked in there. and by some weird reason, he has ignored everyone on the list, and signed me up. so i have to go in there at 3.30 on monday to get briefed or w/e.

    only problem with that is i wont be able to have a cup of tea with laura :crying:

    why cruel world why?!?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    There is no list, it's a ruse to make people more intereste in paperboy jobs.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    what the hell happened? there is a hugeeee waiting list for a paperound in my village, well about 20 people. i went up there today and they said monday, 3:30, round the back to me.

    laura is on the waiting list as well shes gonna be jealous haha!

    but damnit! that means when she invites me in for a cup fo tea, i must say no. that means, when i walk her home, i have to run back to my house. would you choose cup of tea with girlfriend or paperound?

    well, ill go on monday, and see if i can get an early morning one. my mum shant be too pleased tho. ah well, she signed the forms :D
    Well done to you :D

    It just shows that keen-ness and being persistant pays off. Well done again.

    I used to be a papergirl... it's not as bad as its seems and like you I was doing it for the money rather than the enjoyment of the job!

    Good luck delivering all those papers!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    im no longer a standby im now a fully fledged paperboy. 6:30 in the morning, 6 days a week, £10 quid. cool!! :D
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    im no longer a standby im now a fully fledged paperboy. 6:30 in the morning, 6 days a week, £10 quid. cool!! :D

    £10 a day, or £10 a week? :eek2:

    Fuck getting up for 6:30 btw!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    £10 a week, well i get up early every morning because i dream about laura and.. you can guess the rest :p
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Originally posted by TheShyBoyInTheCorner
    £10 a week, well i get up early every morning because i dream about laura and.. you can guess the rest :p

    Fuck that! :eek:

    You're being like, totally fucking exploited!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    maybe. but ah well. that £10, added onto my £5 pocket money, i have £15 a week. that means i can buy much for Laura yay!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i get almost that, for posting 169 papers and leaflets, once a week.

    i get the leaflets on monday, and have from monday - friday to post them, and wed - fri to do the papers. for 5 - 12 quid depending on the amount of leaflets\thickness of papers etc.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ShyBoy, how old are you? £10 for 6 days a week, that is way, WAY too low. It's like..£1.66 a day! That's not right.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I had a paper round once when i was 13, and had £20 a week!but it was shite so i only had it for 2weeks.

    I would never get up at 6:30 and work all week for £10 that just about gets me into town and pays for food!What about money for the actual clothes!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i remember when i had to post about 300 papers and leaflets once a week for 12.50 a month.

    the "mate" who introduced me to the bizniz got a bonus of 4 quid in his months wages:eek2:
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    At the end of the day everyone should be happy and if you are happy doing this paper round then do it. If not opt for something you do like. Am I making sense?
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    A TENNER A WEEK?!?!?!

    Jesus. Well, it's up to you. ever considered babysitting? the millions just roll in, trust me :)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    ur getten taken for a ride boy!
    i got £20 a week for delivering to 3 roads once a week!
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    the countryside is different. Around here they are the best rates. It only takes me about 20 minutes (well 50 minutes round trip to pick up my papers etc)

    I get paid £12 a week now.

    Around here most people get paid 1/2 of what I get paid hehe...

    and I only have to deliver about 28 - 31 papers a day and its all around about 3 streets (one main one with little streets coming off it)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    You seem really happy today Shy Boy which is nice. You seem to like the paper round so keep with it. I am not sure that £12 per week is a good sum of money for the week but nevermind. The main thing is you like doing it.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I used to have a paper round until resently. It was one night a week (wednesday) and i got between £9 and £18 depending on thickness of papers, advertising etc. It used to take me about 2.5 - 3 hours.

    Now i have a job in the Tesco's cafe for £44 a week :P
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,324 The Mix Honorary Guru
    I thought you and laura had split up? Your really obsessed arnt you.
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