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    25 Years

    For me, today is 25 years to the day doing this job.

    For all you young guys out there, enjoy it.. It goes by VERY fast!
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    Thanks for all your years of service!

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    Congrats on the 1/4 century mark! It does indeed go fast.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    It goes by VERY fast!
    I can only hope..

    anyway, congrats!
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    A well deserved congratulations! Let me know how it feels to be in the Kiss My Ass Club...
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    Hang in there ROOKIE, you may get to like this job in a few more years. Congrats.

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    I've been in the KMA club since around June with leave time LOL. Yesterday just made it official.
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    Congratulations and thank you!
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    Congrats! I didn't realize you were such a geezer.

    Hell I think my almost 8 years has gone by WAY too fast. I can't imagine what it will feel like when I hit 25.
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    Congratulations my friend. It does indeed go by fast.
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    Congrats..Now you'll have all the time in the world to enjoy my texts!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resident Smart Ass View Post
    Congrats..Now you'll have all the time in the world to enjoy my texts!
    Oh Lawd!!!!
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    Congrats Cidp24! I had 34 complete back in October, and by this time next year I will be burning off my unused leave to be finished by the end of June 2011 with over 35.5!

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    We called that milestone "F**k You Day". It was a fast 25 yrs for me too. I left with 27 years combined state and county. Guess time flies when you are doing something you like. Congrats, and welcome to the old farts club.
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