Most Ridiculous Jobs You (Probably) Have Never Heard Of

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The Top Ten
1 Professional fart smeller

Professional fart smeller is an actual job in China and you can make up to $50,000 a year.


A professional fart-smeller must endure some occupational hazards. Credit: dreamstime

There are a lot of bad jobs out there, and maybe you're convinced that yours is one of them. But here's a job description that virtually nobody would likely be jealous of: professional fart-smeller.

I think Britgirl heard of this but she never told us about it lol. Some users will get this comment

Even if you were paying me billions a week, I would refuse.


2 Animal semen collector

Oh yeah this exist... basically it refers to the process of obtaining semen from male humans or other animals with the use of various methods, for the purposes of artificial insemination, or medical study (usually in fertility clinics). Semen can be collected via masturbation (ew) (e. g., from stallions and canids, prostate massage, artificial vagina, penile vibratory stimulation (vibroejaculation) and electroejaculation (ow! ). Semen can be collected from endangered species for cryopreservation of genetic resources. - MRRANDOM

3 Professional sleepers

Quite simply, a professional sleeper is someone who gets paid to sleep. They generally do this as part of scientific research where scientists analyse their sleep patterns or to evaluate the quality of various sleep-related products.
Although your day-to-day duties will vary, you’ll be expected to: test mattresses, pillows and quilts write detailed reports on comfort, room lighting, feelings and noise disruption occasionally take sleep aids that will help you fall asleep for medical trials take sleeping pills to remain still for art exhibitions. SO SCREW SCHOOL QUIT YOUR JOB AND BECOME YOUR DREAM!

I would definitely apply to this because I love sleeping

WAIT! WHAT? Where do I apply?


4 Pet food taster

Too make sure the food is good people have to taste it: A professional pet food tester-taster generally earns at least $34,000 per year, and can even rake in more than $100,000 annually. Makes the job a little easier to swallow (ha,ha) - MRRANDOM


5 Chief biscuit dunker


I would do this job for free!

6 Fertilizer inspector

POOP! and lot of it! - MRRANDOM

7 Mosquito researcher

Basically people willingly let themselves get bitten by hundreds of mosquitos to research them. Doesn't that sound juicy.

No, I don’t wanna get bitten by those parasites. You are pretty insane if you wanna apply to this

8 Outhouse cleaner

The problem with this is that there is no proper plumbing in an outhouse so they have to remove all the contents out of it. - MRRANDOM

9 Dog surfing instructor

Look it up it is awesome - MRRANDOM

10 Panda cuddler

OK this is a good job and it is real so yeah - MRRANDOM

I want to cuddle some pandas! - Misfire