Poll: Who is the main income-earner in your household?
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Muriel Vasconcellos  Identity Verified
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I'm the only income-earner Jan 17

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.

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Eckhard Boehle  Identity Verified
Germany
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Both the same! Jan 17

We both contribute about the same to our household with one little child.

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Gianluca Marras  Identity Verified
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I am Jan 17

it's me

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Michael Harris  Identity Verified
Germany
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None of your business Jan 17

Sorry, but I have not seen such a stupid poll for a while. There have been quite a few kindergarten polls, but the answers to this one beat the lot.

How can you have two answers that are the same?

And ProZ, I think it is really time to get rid of this stupid anonymous person. Either you are serious and you let people know who you are or leave it!!


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Teresa Borges
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I'm the main and only income-earner Jan 17

I'm a widow and I live almost alone (my daughter's dog keeps me company during the week or is it the other way around?)

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Elizabeth Tamblin  Identity Verified
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Someone other than me Jan 17

See title.

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Christine Andersen  Identity Verified
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Other Jan 17

Both of us. It's not that simple...

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Ricki Farn
Germany
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Agree with "None of your business" Jan 17

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?

(I was thinking of getting a cat recently, a specific one, but I would have to put bars or a mesh in front of my window, and I don't want to "breathe sieved air", which also happens to be a German synonym for "be in prison". Hm.)


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Onur Inal  Identity Verified
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Both the same Jan 17

"Both the same" option is missing in the poll

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Mair A-W (PhD)
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dogsit Jan 17

Ricki Farn wrote:

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?



Ooh, sign me up too.


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Romina Eva Pérez Escorihuela
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Both, almost always the same Jan 17

Onur Inal wrote:

"Both the same" option is missing in the poll


Fully agree with you!

My husband is a professional graphic designer but he is not a freelancer, we works as an in-house employee, so he has a fixed income. Mine varies, but on average, I earn exactly the same as him. So we both contribute equally!


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Lanny Widianto  Identity Verified
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Dogsit Please Jan 18

Ricki Farn wrote:

Muriel Vasconcellos wrote:

A few years ago my dog was earning 25 cents an hour babysitting another dog with separation anxiety, but that gig ended.


I would totally pay a dog to babysit me. Why have I never thought of this?


Me, too.


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Mario Freitas  Identity Verified
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27 years Jan 19

In 27 years, that has been my status. I honestly hope my wife's earnings exceed mine as soon as possible. But so far, it hasn't happened.

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