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Thread: I QUIT !!!!!

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    knyfeknerd's Avatar
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    Charlotte, NC AKA The Queen City! The lint-filled belly button of the south.
    Quote Originally Posted by Seth View Post
    Chris - nice to hear about some positive events, congrats. The following obvious questions must be addressed:

    Does the new crew know anything about cutting tools?
    Are you willing to show them what sharp means?
    Are you going to buy a knife with your first pay check?
    Thank you Seth, and all great questions.
    I am waaaaaayyyy more knerdy about knives than any of them. The nicest blades IMHO that some guys have are a Mac gyuto and a Yoshihiro petty. I did unearth and old dirty carbon Dexter cleaver from inside a drawer that I will eventually bring to my home spa for some rehab.
    I'm reluctant to use my "nicer" or carbon or fragile blades on the line as it is quite hectic, and I don't want to lose my s-word on the guy that uses and/or breaks/damages my knife. I am the FNG after all. I'm using my Forgecraft Chef's and a stainless paring knife on the line right now.
    I've already offered to sharpen and do a tip repair on my friend's Mac. They really abuse the crap out of their blades though, so it's probably a lost cause. e.g.: scraping fish off of a sizzle pan with your gyuto isn't good for anyone!
    The 1st check.......unless I'm going to make $40 an hour, no. I don't think I'm going to buy a new knife for a long, long, long, long time. I am making less than half of what I made at my last job.
    Anyone that wants to send me a Shig or Martell or really anything to congratulate me, PM me for my address!
    "See... the problem here is that... my little brother, this morning, got his arm caught in the microwave, and uh... my grandmother dropped acid and she freaked out, and hijacked a school bus full of... penguins, so it's kind of a family crisis... so come back later? Great."
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    Senior Member Seth's Avatar
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    Philadelphia, PA
    Quote Originally Posted by knyfeknerd View Post
    Anyone that wants to send me a Shig or Martell or really anything to congratulate me, PM me for my address!

    I have two 270 shigs with your name on them but I am waiting for either you to get rich, or me. Here we go again, another forum member goes in the will.
    Everywhere you go, there you are.

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    Aug 2012
    Portland, OR
    Congrats on the new job, hope you're enjoying it!

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