Alexander S. Huber
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Hello From Afghanistan

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Jan 8, 2013. 6 Replies

Greetings,     I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq.  I am…Continue

 

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Robert Brown replied to Alexander S. Huber's discussion Hello From Afghanistan
"RAH.  What base were you stationed at  before the sandbox? at down in Beaufort, but we are gettin ready to head out ourselves. Keep me posted on that BEAUTIFUL weather. lol  "
Jan 8, 2013
D.J. replied to Alexander S. Huber's discussion Hello From Afghanistan
"Thank you for your service! Welcome to the forums Alex!"
Jan 8, 2013
Alexander S. Huber replied to Aaron K's discussion Dadisms
"The only word I can remember is Clicker for TV Remote (that's what I call it too) But he always would use an extremely heavy "Pittsburghese" accent when he was trying to be funny.  Anyone from Pittsburgh or has friends/family…"
Jan 8, 2013
Alexander S. Huber replied to Mike S.'s discussion Underwear bunching up
"I used to wear boxers.  Any brand would do for me so long as the material was cotton or silk.  After my last deployment I stopped wearing underwear all together except when wearing a suit or  dress uniform.  It is just more…"
Jan 8, 2013
Marlie replied to Alexander S. Huber's discussion Hello From Afghanistan
"Welcome to AoM, Alex."
Jan 8, 2013
Alexander S. Huber posted a discussion

Hello From Afghanistan

Greetings,     I am an infantry marine currently deployed to Afghanistan. This is my 2nd combat tour to Afghanistan (lucky enough to have internet access this time) and I also had one to Iraq.  I am a mortarman by trade, but since we aren't using mortars here anymore my platoon has been broken down into a provisional rifle platoon, in which I am a squad leader.  I was recently promoted to Sergeant and have been in going on 6 years now.  After this deployment I intend to get out of the military…See More
Jan 8, 2013
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Jan 7, 2013

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Interests
Tobacco Pipe smoking, Cigar smoking, Surfing, Snowboarding, European Cars, Video games, Ballet, Opera
Books
Dean Koontz, Fifty Shades of Grey (read it before you judge)
Movies
Good Will Hunting, Enemy at the Gates, V for Vendetta,
Music
Reggae, Classic Rock, Alt Rock
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If you put something off until the last minute, it only takes a minute.

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Sean replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"I once heard of a company whose advertising slogan was "Out of Sight is out of mind."  They tried to translate that into Chinese, but the result actually meant: "Invisible things are insane.""
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John Muir replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"I think that unless you get into EXTREMELY advanced translating, like for legal documents, Modern Latin Spanish (like spoken in Chile or Guatemala) is the most widely understood. but other than that, ANY spanish is understood - just like an…"
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Roughshod replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"Cabrón tends to mean, in my experience, dumbass or something similar.  Huevón in Peru meant all those things you mentioned, but also stupid, slow-witted and other such.  Cabrón was unknown, at least when i was there.…"
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Roughshod replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"It's Castellano.  When I was a young student we studied Castellano, not español.  I get what you are trying to say, but I think it to be more than generally agreed that the Spanish to be found in a good dictionary is…"
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John Muir replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"Huevón, in my experience, means a guy with huge testicles. not a compliment - a guy that's lazy, doesn't get laid, therefore his balls drag the ground. That's a take-off from Huevos for eggs.... eggs being slang for balls. But…"
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John Muir replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"There is no correct Spanish. Every Central American I've ever know has told me Mexican's don't speak clean spanish Every South American I've ever known has told me no Central American Speaks clean spanish No Caribbean speaks…"
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Roughshod replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"I am a fluent Spanish speaker; however, the Spanish I learned is that spoken in Lima, Peru where I grew up as a missionary kid over fifty years ago.   Cabrón and pelado were not used there. They used huevón or pajero, and a bald…"
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Shane replied to John Muir's discussion Lost In Translation
"This song is ruined for me now. Thanks for destroying my childhood."
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