MegaGatts posted:

To start things off I'm a 21 year old college enrolled male who's been bouncing from major to major for about as long as I've been in school. Nothing is really catching my attention, and the prospect of starting an office or research job depresses me. So right now I'm looking into less traditional lines of work.

On the list that I've been researching is a fugitive retrieval specialist or what was once known as a bounty hunter. The job sounds like something I'd really enjoy. Travel across the country, persuading people to disclose information, the thrill of the chase, nontraditional hours, yelling at and pepper spraying folks, and interaction with interesting people. It's something I'd like to look into more, but there's really little information available on how to get started in profession.

Basically here's everything I know so far in regards to becoming one.

1. Graduate high school
2. Take a course about basic fugitive retrieval
3. Do some paper work for the state, and get a license
4. ???? Walk in's to bonding places ????
5. Get a mentor

So that's where I'm right now on trying to figure out a plan, but I need some help after step three. Also does anyone have any recommendations for finding a class?

Well there we have it I feel kind of retarded asking for all this, but you never know if there's a goon out there with all the answers.

Fnoigy posted:

I'm sorry to say, but you're not going to get any slightly honest doctor to do this for you. Because men are far more frequently the perpetrators of rape and other sex crimes, the DNA in their sperm is very critical for convicting them, and getting that calling card tied off is something that is heavily frowned upon, especially at your young age. Basically, you'd have to be practically in your 40's or 50's, married with children and have had many long and thoughtful discussions with your wife before a doctor will even CONSIDER giving you a vasectomy.

Sorry, man. I'm in a similar boat, in which I'm 21 and I don't ever plan to have biological children in my lifetime (I am seriously opposed to overpopulation, and I know that my genes REALLY suck.)

– Rich "Lowtax" Kyanka (@lowtax)

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