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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Lawyers can get disbarred. So what about other jobs?

"I used to be an Electrician, but then I was de-lighted"

"I used to be a Guide, but then I was de-toured"

Supply your own! (no fair Googling)

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**quittyqat****Member**- Registered: 2009-04-08
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"I used to make air vents, but then I was pre-**vent**ed"

I'll be here at least once every decade.

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**jU****Real Member**- Registered: 2005-08-17
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"I used to be an orienteerer but then I got dis-orientated"

I DON'T KNOW?!

(did I do it right)

xx

Jen

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be an examiner, but I was detested.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Nice ones, all!

I used to be an Insurer, but then I was disclaimed.

"The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..." - Leon M. Lederman

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be a model, but I was deposed.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I used to be a dealer and then I was discarded.

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be a journalist, but I was depressed.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I used to be a warlock until I was dispelled

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be single, but I was dismissed.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I used to belong to theTeamster Union and then I was dismembered.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be amazing, but I was disgraced.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I'm a lot quieter since I've been distilled

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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MathsIsFun wrote:

"I used to be an Electrician, but then I was de-lighted"

Perhaps "discharged" would work better?

Jane's are great

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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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I used to be a pirate, but I was dispatched.

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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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I used to be a sailor, but I was deported.

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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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I used to be a fire place, but I was dismantled.

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**Daniel123****Member**- Registered: 2007-05-23
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I used to be a cardiologist, but I became disheartened.

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be a make-up artist, but I was defaced.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Gee Daniel, what about mine! Just because Jane is cuter than I am, in the right light I am cute too.

My family wanted me to be a banker but I was disinterested.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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bobbym wrote:

... in the right light I am cute too.

And just what would that light be?

I used to be a Florist but then I was disarranged.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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MathsisFun wrote:

And just what would that light be?

Light really doesn't suit me, I prefer fat-free.

I used to be a loan officer than I was discredited.

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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I used to be an achiever, but I was defeated.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I used to be average, but then I was demeaned.

(Bonus points for a stats reference?)

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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I used to be a archaeologist until my theories were des troy ed.

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**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.****If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.**** Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.**

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