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Forum: Advice Yesterday, 19:29
Replies: 129
Views: 6,796
Posted By vintage_girl
Yeah of course, if you don't ask you don't get!...

Yeah of course, if you don't ask you don't get! Good luck, I'm sure you'll find something.
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 18:04
Replies: 129
Views: 6,796
Posted By vintage_girl
Ah well at least you got experience of the...

Ah well at least you got experience of the recruitment process and you can take comfort in the fact you did well! I also have a media related degree, although mine is Journalism so it's more...
Forum: Advice Yesterday, 17:20
Replies: 129
Views: 6,796
Posted By vintage_girl
Hi! I'm wading into this discussion quite late...

Hi! I'm wading into this discussion quite late but I've been following the thread :) I think you did the right thing. Two years ago I was in the same boat, applying for graduate jobs and going...
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 23:02
Replies: 76
Views: 1,594
Posted By vintage_girl
Oh, lots of things: Stationery shop owner Ice...

Oh, lots of things:

Stationery shop owner
Ice cream shop owner (basically when I was a kid I wanted to own a shop full of the things I liked)
Artist
Gymnast
Acrobat
Stunts woman
A roller skater...
Forum: General Discussion 23-02-2015, 22:38
Replies: 77
Views: 2,062
Posted By vintage_girl
writing, although my career is now based on that...

writing, although my career is now based on that so it feels like more of a chore
good books
drawing and painting
nature/the outdoors
exercise
Forum: General Discussion 19-02-2015, 00:01
Replies: 103
Views: 5,390
Posted By vintage_girl
I would run like the wind. I've been out with...

I would run like the wind. I've been out with three guys who were clingy in different ways and it didn't end well (I seem to attract those types, maybe because I can be aloof and opposites...
Forum: General Discussion 09-02-2015, 20:17
Replies: 65
Views: 2,049
Posted By vintage_girl
No I don't think so. It's a shame because I'm a...

No I don't think so. It's a shame because I'm a bit of a tomboy and like men's company but they always read stuff into it. Pretty much every man I've been friends with has ended up trying it on at...
Forum: Advice 03-02-2015, 18:33
Replies: 60
Views: 4,907
Posted By vintage_girl
No, not married but I've had a live-in partner...

No, not married but I've had a live-in partner and we were planning to get married in future. I don't know, I guess it depends on your family relationships. My mum has brought me up single handedly,...
Forum: Advice 02-02-2015, 22:23
Replies: 60
Views: 4,907
Posted By vintage_girl
Hmm, but parents have given life to you and...

Hmm, but parents have given life to you and brought you up, they've given up their freedom and their money for you for many years...so I think the grown up kids owe it to the parents to make sure...
Forum: Advice 31-01-2015, 15:47
Replies: 60
Views: 4,907
Posted By vintage_girl
It's not supposed to be a hierarchy, the key is...

It's not supposed to be a hierarchy, the key is to compromise so that everyone feels valued. I'd question the relationship if a guy made me choose.
For example I'm very close to my mum, I can only...
Forum: General Discussion 23-01-2015, 21:10
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
Phew, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I really...

Phew, I'm glad I'm not the only one. I really struggled for the first year and a bit (although it felt much longer) after graduating. First I did an internship that paid 600 a month in a very...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 17:41
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
Still, back then from what my mum says you got a...

Still, back then from what my mum says you got a job and it was pretty much for life, plus you didn't need to go to uni to do even the most basic of jobs....and there weren't as many other graduates...
Forum: General Discussion 22-01-2015, 17:04
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
Yes but the older generation (not that I'm...

Yes but the older generation (not that I'm calling you old) have it good. My peers and I graduated into a recession, in arts subjects - silly, I know, but I hated maths/science/technology so...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 22:18
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
You're right, by a certain age (30s?) if you...

You're right, by a certain age (30s?) if you still rent you're looked down on, I think.
Don't get me wrong I'd love to have my own home, at the moment I feel like I'm pouring money down the drain...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 22:12
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
What industry do you work in then (if that's...

What industry do you work in then (if that's alright to ask)?
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 22:09
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
That's very specific, why that?

That's very specific, why that?
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 22:08
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
Normally my outgoings are between 700 and 800 a...

Normally my outgoings are between 700 and 800 a month, more if I have any big purchases to make though. I don't do anything overly expensive, my holidays are cheap too as I have family abroad so...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 22:00
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
Yes, if was living down south/London I think I'd...

Yes, if was living down south/London I think I'd need double the amount I'm earning now, judging by the price of property. Where I am, the average family home is about 150,000. You can buy a starter...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:55
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
No one I know earns that much, except...

No one I know earns that much, except doctors/lawyers/corporate-y types working in the financial sector. I've just had a scan around for jobs and for my industry (media) the majority of jobs for my...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 21:50
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
I don't know where exactly I want to settle down...

I don't know where exactly I want to settle down yet, so I want to have the freedom of being able to leave at short notice. A mortgage is a big commitment so I want to be sure that I'll stay in one...
Forum: General Discussion 21-01-2015, 20:58
Replies: 177
Views: 8,597
Posted By vintage_girl
What do you consider a good salary?

Evening DSers! I've been thinking about this for a while. What is considered a "good" salary for outside of London? I'm currently on 22K, aged 26, no kids, and have been working in a...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2014, 11:58
Replies: 1,954
Views: 51,950
Posted By vintage_girl
Because a) getting hammered to the point where...

Because a) getting hammered to the point where you don't remember anything is not only bad for your health and for society (you see the effects every weekend in every town centre) but it also puts...
Forum: General Discussion 16-11-2014, 07:20
Replies: 1,954
Views: 51,950
Posted By vintage_girl
All three of them are as bad as each other. The...

All three of them are as bad as each other. The two footballers for being chauvinistic sleaze bags and the girl for being hammered and going back to a hotel with essentially a stranger . She's made...
Forum: Advice 12-11-2014, 21:52
Replies: 115
Views: 14,026
Posted By vintage_girl
[QUOTE] This is my exact situation, I'm so glad...

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This is my exact situation, I'm so glad to read I'm not the only one! I spent my childhood in one place, then my teenage years in another, went to uni somewhere totally different and have...
Forum: Advice 12-10-2014, 21:23
Replies: 593
Views: 60,593
Posted By vintage_girl
Yeah I defo meant it in a good way, it cheered me...

Yeah I defo meant it in a good way, it cheered me up as I was having a bit of a bad time!
I don't know, maybe things are different for different generations...I'm in my mid 20s and guys my age get...
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