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post #18 of Old 08-22-2007
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Re: Island life/Brain drain

If you're not working in the tourism industry, you're working in menial labor. There generally aren't jobs for educated people on the Islands. There's little or no industry, few or no universities, and damn little to do except kiss the tourists' behinds. I grew up (2-8 yo) on Bermuda, and it was great (for a kid); but even if I had the option of citizenship (I don't) I wouldn't take it. Seen enough of it to know that a *** job in paradise is still a *** job.

just my 2

(feeling surly, please forgive)

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Last edited by ReverendMike; 08-22-2007 at 05:06 PM. Reason: watch the profanity pls.
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