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What Job Would You Have Had 100 Years Ago?

"That goldbrick sits in his office all day and doesn't do a lick of work!"

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What Job Would You Have Had 100 Years Ago?

You got: Bootlegger

Your wild and entrepreneurial personality would've led you down a dangerous path, but damn would you have been successful! You would've used your smarts and skills to smuggle booze across the borders, and for that your peers would've toasted you (with your own product, of course).

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You got: Vaudeville Star

Your effervescent personality and hidden talents would've attracted crowds all across the country. Sure, living life on the road is never easy, but you would've been happy to sacrifice comfort in order to see the world, which was more than most people could've said 100 years ago!

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You got: Chimney Sweep

Lucky you! Business would've been booming since the number of houses with chimneys was at an all time high and the use of coal was way more popular. Sure, you would have been covered from head to toe in black soot, but at least you would've been working!

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You got: Milliner

Your keen eye for fashion would've placed you in this exquisite trade making ladies hats. Your ability to take something from concept to reality would've made your products some of the most sought after in the world. HATS off to you!

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You got: Switchboard Operator

Your knack for being a social butterfly would've placed you in this important position. You would've been an expert at communication and pleasantries, and thanks to your skills the world has become a better place.

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You got: Lamplighter

Your sense of duty and desire to help others would've brought you to this unique trade. While everyone else's day was ending, yours would've just been beginning. Although it seems like this would've been a lonely job, interesting people of all stripes were attracted to your light.

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