[Grammar] "since" unnecessary?

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Hello,

In the sentence Since compared to my new job, I hardly saw anybody else while I was on duty.it seems to me that the conjunction "since" is not needed. If it is, what does "since" mean here?

The whole dialogue and the link I got it from is given below.

Thank you!


A: So how do you like your new job?
B: Compared to my last one, it’s a lot more interesting.
A: What was your last job?
B: I was a night security guard.
A: That sounds interesting.
B: Not really, since compared to my new job, I hardly saw anybody else while I was on duty.

http://basicenglishspeaking.com/008-compared-to/
 

GoesStation

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If the sentence was split into two, with the first ending after "really", then since wouldn't be necessary (or correct).
 

Tdol

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It is not a natural dialogue.
 
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