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Is this the best job on earth, or what?

April 9, 2010

HUNGARY

Blog Guy, it seems like mostly you write about jobs to avoid. How about some positive career advice? Aren’t there any GREAT jobs out there?

You bet, and here I’m talking especially to you men. Every major fashion show employs a Chest Checker, and if you can score one of these jobs, you’re set for life.

fashion perv 260Chest Checker? What does he do?

He’s responsible for sticking his hand down every model’s dress to make sure everything is, you know, in order down there.

Are you serious? What qualifications would I need for a job like that?

You need very good hand/eye coordination, and you must test negative for poison ivy.

Holy crap! I can SO qualify! What kind of guys are they especially looking for?

Well, not humor bloggers, I can tell you that much for sure.

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Models prepare backstage before the start of Hungarian designer Bori Toth’s fashion show in Budapest March 24,2010. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

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This pure se*ist behaviour! I protest!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

It would be a great job if you had models that actually had boobs. From what we have seen from the various fashion shows, a lot of them do not. And I ain’t tawkin ’bout da boyz.

Now if I could be a “chest checker” for Miranda Kerr, I would have a niiiiiice long….. career. :)

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

@Ifly: I agree ! :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

The one on the left has funbags but no wrists, whereas the one on the right has arms but no torso. Models. Odd.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

those girls are ugly

Posted by Bdy2010 | Report as abusive
 

Shra … maybe they have a shoe checker job for you! :-)

Posted by justCAM | Report as abusive
 

@bdy2010… you are very polite for just saying they are ugly. I woulda gone with hideous.

Ha ha..funbags!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

LOL at funbags :D

@Bday2010: You might want to take a loot at more ‘nice’ hair styles here:

http://blogs.reuters.com/oddly-enough/20 10/02/22/all-of-you-girls-are-named-bamb i/

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Back in my theater days, we used to call them “fluffers” – the guys who always came around to make sure one was “fluffed-enough” in one’s costume. It was a self-proclaimed job.

Of course, most models don’t seem to have stuff enough to fluff…

Posted by invisiliz | Report as abusive
 

@invisiliz… you do know that “fluffers” has an entirely different meaning in another realm of…theater.. also right?

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

@ifly – Ok, so NOT that kind of fluffer.
*color me red-faced*

Posted by invisiliz | Report as abusive
 

Enough stuff to fluff is pure poetry.

Posted by Billl | Report as abusive
 

CAM, if there are shoes that BG has been showing us, then NO, thenjewberrymooch…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

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