Introducing myself

By joeretired ยท 6 replies
Jul 27, 2011
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  1. My name is Joe, I'm retired
  2. Zen

    Zen TechSpot Paladin Posts: 861   +50

    Greetings and welcome Joe, glad you could find your way to TechSpot! :)

    Please enjoy your stay with us!
  3. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 823

    Hi Joe and welcome to Techspot. Just curious, what are you retired from?
  4. joeretired

    joeretired TS Rookie Topic Starter

    I was an IBM system programmer. Worked on mainframe computers. Our company supplied terminals and software for brokerage firms, to view stock quotes and other data pertaining to various stocks and bonds, so they could service their clients. I mainly worked behind scenes for in house work, so our programmers could take care of billing, cost accounting etc. You'll notice the keyword is mainframe, which probably became obsolete, 2 days after I left. Oh I didn't retire voluntarily, our company was bought out just for the client base, and at my age at the time, there was no one who was going to hire me as I would probably only have been there a couple of years.
  5. ravisunny2

    ravisunny2 TS Ambassador Posts: 1,986   +12

    Hi Joe :wave:

    Welcome to [​IMG] :grinthumb

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  6. joeretired

    joeretired TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the info, and I'm glad for eveybodys welcome.
  7. joeretired

    joeretired TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks for the welcome

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