Who are LAMB (part II)?

by Dylan · November 20, 2008 · Uncategorized · 8 Comments

I pestered and pestered, and the results have come in. You’re dying to know who you are, aren’t you? Aren’t you?

Well, compared to last time, you’re: slightly older (24% in the 36-45 age range compared to 8%), more feminine (78% –> 69%), equally hetero-homosexual, similarly commited, relationship-wise, and equally white. More details below – here are the full results:






I asked a few other more specific questions. For those in the US, I asked for a state. Of 63 possible, 59 provided a state. The top was not California, but New York, with 9 LAMBs. California, Illinois, Massachusetts, and North Carolina all tied for 2nd with 3 folks. Sadly, I’m the only Arizonan LAMB. I really need to promote more locally…

Of the 9 Canadian folks, 6 are British Columbia, 2 Quebecs, and one Ontario. All 4 European survey takers reside in the United Kingdom, and Asia is represented by India and Singapore.

Since I’m a wildly curious individual, I also asked you all just what it is that you do “for real.” I’m glad to say that 78/79 people answered. Below I give you everyone’s answers, with identifying information deleted, in a random, hard-to-read order (each answer is separated by a comma). Trust me, it’s better than listing one per line:

mass communications student, design engineer in semiconductor industry, university student, freelance researcher and writer specialising in film, public librarian, book and magazine editing, advertising, sports writer, computer programmer, full-time history student, humor writers, legal secretary, abuse testing technician for a major lithium ion battery manufacturer, eng editor at a local news station, office manager, work for a member of parliament, web development, it security, account manager for the fbi., russian language major, ma student – cinema studies, student teacher, administrative assistant, call center, manage a small plastics manufacturing company, stay at home mom, engineering grad student, senior at college, freelance film editor, full time student, unemployed student, attend college and deliver pizza, graduate student, government mule (aka engineer), freelance film critic/actor, it, not currently employed, graduate student, housewife, apartment/house painter, freelance writer and editor, retired teacher, film major, work for an internet company., work for a bank, college professor, admin job at a non-profit agency, manage a movie theater, i work for a non-profit agency, tech suport, college student, college student/art gallery attendant, inventory/distribution coordinator at a children’s book publisher, full time student, paralegal at estate planning/estate administration law firm, worker for the state of xxx, assistant in a literary and talent management company, student, writer, sell and maintain office equipment, writer/editor, journalist/editor, museum education/exhibit development and publications, screenwriter, writer/editor for my own consulting firm, reporter for the xxx, software engineer managing one of our open source projects., master control operator for local news, mathematics major, toc operator for television news., journalist covering movies/music/theater and more, legal assistant, billing coordinator, forensic scientist, it project manager, english and film instructor/small business owner, toys r us

That about does it. Many, many thanks to the 78 other folks that took the time to participate, and a horse’s head on your pillow to the rest. 😉 Not sure when we’ll do this again, but probably at 400 or 500 LAMBs. Be ready…

For the results from the first Who Are LAMB? survey, click here.

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8 Responses to Who are LAMB (part II)?

  1. Colleeny says:

    6 Lambs are from British Columbia? Damb it… Fess Up.

    Colleen from BC (353review.com)

  2. Rachel says:

    I’m wondering who the two others in the legal secretary/assistant/paralegal field are.

  3. DJ Heinlein says:

    And I’m wondering who the other two are who do the same/similar work I do in the technical side of local television news. I know I didn’t do the poll three times.

  4. Stacia says:

    I can’t remember if I was “unemployed student”, “student”, or “not currently employed”. The last one sounds like me, but who knows. I barely remember filling out the poll. *hic!*

  5. Kirby says:

    Fletch, you’re in Arizona? I grew up in Scottsdale.

    Btw, I’m writing my Alphabet Meme post as we speak, will zap you a comment with the link later.

    – kch

  6. Fletch says:

    Yep, Kirby. I live in Scottsdale, as a matter of fact. Been here for 20 years as of next August.

  7. Anh Khoi Do says:

    Well, if I’m one of the two Canadians living in Quebec, who’s the other one, then?

  8. Nick says:

    Huh. Well then… I’d like to know who works as an assistant in a literary management company. I could use a hook-up.

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