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Tucson sucks

Discussion in 'Ventana Medical Systems' started by Anonymous, Feb 25, 2007 at 10:59 PM.

  1. That's Funny. I find that it is the the "natives" that are the rudest of all. Half this city acts like they are just out of prison. Please learn to say "please", "thank you" , "excuse me" ,( A smile now and then wouldn't be a bad thing)or at least stop looking at those who do like they're freaks. Stop standing in the middle of the shopping aisles blocking them like there is no one else in the store. Start showing some respect for others.

    Natives are always blaming also called outsiders for the traffic. Could someone put down the bong long enough to design a road ! Where are the right hand turn lanes, the bus pull offs ? Who timed the lights? Stop texting while driving, or using the phone at all. Oh , this will help. Green means "GO" .

    But do not worry. I am moving. I'll be damned if I will raise kids here.
  2. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Now , Most of the people we have been hearing from on this blog are white collar. Myself, I’m a commercial electrician. So maybe I can offer another point of view.

    If you find it rough here as a white collar worker. Try being a blue collar worker who does not speak Spanish.

    I went through five years of school for my trade to become a Journeyman. I had to go out of state to get an electrical license because Arizona does not license electricians (or any other trades) . Anyone who wants to call themselves an electrician in this state can. For this reason Job openings are now few and far apart and the pay is as much as 50% to 80% less then states that do license electricians. In fact , Tucson ( I assume other cities as well) is full of electricians that failed the test in there home states. I have also found that some shops will not hire anyone that does not speak Spanish. I was lied off a few months ago for being the only one on the crew that did not speak Spanish (the others did speak English, but did not like to). What the hell ? I thought this was am English speaking country.

    Then the city of Tucson starts going out of state for bids on contracts for city jobs !
    What are they thinking ?

    The city council keeps running off one company after another that wants to build and grow in Tucson. Unwilling to work with them on taxes and infrastructure. Intel , IBM, Sun tech, Hughes Helicopter , slim fast and many others , run off. Along with all the good high paying jobs and better standard of living.

    Ok, News flash. You want the economy to improve. Bring in as many jobs as you can. Jobs that pay a living wage. Now the slave wages that have been so prevalent in Tucson.

    Tucson is no place for a middle class working man to try to make a living.
  3. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    You should learn welding, combine that with your electrical experience and try to find work in the energy industry. Guys like that who work on Oil Platforms pull in like $300k a year!
  4. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    You trying to sale me ocean front property in Arizona ? (Joke) .

    I do wield. Here in Tucson it get’s me another fifty cents an hour if I am lucky. Thanks for the advice , But I’m on the waiting list along with a few thousand others.

    I only moved to Tucson for family obligations. Now that is no longer the case. I’m sorry to say my father passed away. I’ll be moving very soon.
  5. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Hey did you ever get out of their?

    Why not go work for Ventana, they seem to be expanding. sounds like you could be a facilities engineer or something.

    They have an entire staff of on-site folks to work on their highly complex systems etc.
  6. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    what is with ventana is this the only place that has work. tucson does suck just drive around there is not one nice neihberhood. drug addicts bagging for money at every corner empty buildings that are runned down people have trash stacked up in their yard and nobody seems to give a shit. when my kids graduate from high school whats going to happen. work at taco bell or maybe they can bag for money at a corner they probaly make more money. I am getting out as soon as I can
  7. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    I completely agree this is a terrible place to live, I am so sick of this town, My wife and I just had our first chid, I have started a blogsite i encourage anyone thnking of moving here to look at.
  8. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    This pretty much sums up Tucson, I absolutely hate it here I am leaving tis god forsaken place in a few months.
  9. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    We have openings in Detroit for those interested in moving...just sayin'
  10. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    The best thing about Tucson is that it gives me an intense motivation to make a pile of money that will insure I never wake up in this town again. This whole monotonous desert blows and there are about 2 months of truly nice weather a year.
  11. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    New construction in Tucson and Pima County is an interesting phenomenon.

    They will put in a new subdivision first, all the roads, curbs, and sidewalks.
    Everything will look pretty decent.

    Then they will put in the utilities and sewers AFTERWORDS.
    I was told it has to do with the timing and coordination of the permits.

    When they are finished the roads will have that awful scarred patched look- AND IT'S BRAND NEW!
    I have never been able to figure this one out!
  12. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    [TUSD audit recommends closing 9 elementary schools, 2 high schools
  13. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    You must be miserable cause you have swamp cooler, get AC next place and a pool it helps alot with the attitude / Dude !!!
  14. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    It's way better than Mountain View.
  15. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    Where nothing get done, and no one really cares.
  16. Anonymous

    Anonymous Guest

    The City of Tucson is run by a corrupt, self-serving mafia that uses the local pig at their control to maniplulate the inhabitants. Orofice Valley and the Foothills are bastions of racist rich white people who use their local pigs to bleed the brown workers who maintain the infrastructure. Tucson has been corrupted by the East Coast WASP mentality. It's ruined.
  17. anonymous

    anonymous Guest

    This thread is hilarious! Ventana is in Oro Valley, an area very different from Tucson proper and especially south Tucson. In Oro Valley, it is rare to find native Tucson people. Most residents are either retirees fleeing the rust belt or California, or professionals working in aerospace (Honeywell) or at Ventana. The area could use some night life and spots for the younger crowd. I don't have a dog in this fight, because I am here temporarily at Ventana. Living in temporary housing since early this year and traveling home to the East Coast monthly, I have found the people friendly and fun-loving. Ventana has a well-educated, young workforce that is it's own social circle for many of this young crowd. Homes are much more affordable than in many parts of the US, and they are building more as fast as they can.