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Brad Williams's Discussions

What Constitutes a Comprehensive First Aid Kit

Started this discussion. Last reply by QuackXP Jan 8, 2015. 121 Replies

Been a while since I posted anything. Still enjoy reading what's going on, but I've been really busy.Who can weigh in with advice for a long-term survival first-aid kit? Not an ultralight kit but one…Continue

Tags: emergency, medicine, kit, first-aid, survival

Self-Defense Without Guns

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brad Williams Sep 23, 2014. 50 Replies

This situation is going to take some detailing, so please bear with me.I live in Taiwan, where civilians cannot own firearms.  Crime here is almost zero, violent crime is basically zero.  Its one of…Continue

Tags: violence, gangs, guns, self-defense

Happy Moon Festival! - What's your favorite holiday and why?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Sep 10, 2014. 28 Replies

Something I love about being an American living abroad is all the interesting holidays.  Sometimes American holidays come and go without my noticing, except Christmas, around which I have to endure…Continue

Worthless Accomplishments (In a Worldly Sense)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kluk J. Aug 8, 2014. 27 Replies

So I'm incredibly happy today because I've passed a new mark in surfing.  I've been steadily getting better for more than 2 years or so ... and just this weekend I got inside a tube for the first…Continue

Tags: hobbies, happiness, skills

 

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Latest Activity

Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion The bubble you live in in the group The Great Debate
"Great discussion, Sir! It is critical that we notice if we're living in an echo chamber. I have been very fortunate in my life that my jobs have kept me out of it. 1. As a newspaper reporters, I was all about town, seeing all different…"
Apr 25, 2016
James P. Yarrow replied to Brad Williams's discussion Shooting clays - worth it for $2,000? in the group Riflemen
"Given what the range is offering, the price isn't bad at all, if a bit front loaded.  i suggest going once, paying the fees for a 1 time use and seeing how you feel about it, they may even allow you to apply that towards the $2000…"
Feb 1, 2016
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"Sounds fair to me. Putin is also a bastard, but a rational bastard. I'll take that over fanatical bastards any day."
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"You're absolutely right. Maajid Nawaz was just talking about this the other day. That should be changed to Gulf States."
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"I'm fairly sure that no matter what I say, I will have a dozen people jump down my throat telling me I'm wrong and stupid -- and if I reply I'll also fail at communication. Let me, in the spirit of curiosity about what people will…"
Nov 18, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Paris shootings in the group The Great Debate
"This page is pretty well organized and currently has a video that will give you the rundown of the attacks themselves. http://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2015/nov/16/paris-attacks-france-airstrikes-isis-raqqa-syria-live"
Nov 16, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"haha, maybe I made too big a deal of it. I always had all the provisions I needed to last me for a while, and if you are off trail but you know 10 miles to the north there is a trail running east-west, then if you head north eventually you must…"
Jan 29, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"First of all, props to Milo, who said everything that needs to be said about the drugs thing. Not for the first time, Milo's voice is an incredible credit to AoM. I'm going to give my two cents now. Don't get a tattoo. Don't…"
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Trying to breakout of my 'Mental Prison'
"But if it's between cocaine and meth, choose cocaine. I'm from Tennessee. Meth will F&%K you up forever. You will end up living in a trailer park and then call the police on yourself when you believe aliens are coming to eat your face."
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Matt T's discussion Misleading Headlines and Worthless Journalism in the group The Great Debate
"I worked as a journalist for a fairly large print newspaper for a while. Here's my take. There are a lot of people with an agenda writing stuff in "news style" but it isn't news or journalism. I don't believe our newspaper…"
Jan 27, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"You know what we could do to solve the problem? And by we I mean the world. Saudi Arabia can say, "oh, sorry, 15 of the 19 9/11 hijackers were from our country. We're a Muslim country. We say that we aren't affiliated with this…"
Jan 13, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Mongoose's discussion Future Fall from Grace? in the group The Great Debate
"Well, I'm not a Christian, but I'm going to go with no. Logic follows like this:  angels DO NOT EQUAL human. Angels were with god in heaven because they were initially put there. They didn't get there by being redeemed and…"
Jan 12, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"Let's do an experiment. Let's go on national TV, say, CNN.  Then we burn a Bible and say, "Christianity is garbage." We show a funny cartoon of Jesus. We do the same with the Book of Mormon. We do the same with the Koran. We…"
Jan 11, 2015
Brad Williams replied to Sir's discussion Being Charlie in the group The Great Debate
"I love Bill Maher, and it's a good link. I guess you feel how I feel when I find myself agreeing with something Bill O'Reilly says."
Jan 9, 2015
QuackXP replied to Brad Williams's discussion What Constitutes a Comprehensive First Aid Kit
"I'll have to inform my instructor that rescue breaths are no longer taught. It was only last year I took the course as a refresher."
Jan 8, 2015
Penelope replied to Brad Williams's discussion What Constitutes a Comprehensive First Aid Kit
"I think epi depends on the dose.  Dr. Mom has non-life-threatening allergies and will give herself epi when she accidentally is exposed to something, but she can control the dose.  Someone without training using a preloaded syringe just…"
Jan 7, 2015

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http://www.chadwickyates.com
Interests
Outdoor Sports, Writing
Books
Allan Quatermain. The Lost World, Around the World in 80 Days. Sherlock Holmes. Pretty much any Victorian adventure book.
Movies
Princess Mononoke, The Last Samurai, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, etc.
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There is that between us that cannot but seen, and yet is too strong for breaking - about friendship

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At 2:39pm on April 26, 2014, Herb Munson said…

Hey Brad. Just wanted to give you a belated welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you aboard!

 
 
 

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John Muir replied to Brad's discussion I've lost a lot of weight! How should I expect my life to change?
" remember where you were and how you got where you are, and seek out and be kind to people on the same path - in a sincere way... don't be paternalistic or condescending. "
9 hours ago
Brad Smith replied to Silviu Popescu's discussion Resources for employing swimming as a fitness activity
"I have been swimming recreationally basically since I was a kid and, in recent years, for exercise for 30 +/- years (62 now).  I do it because I love the feeling I get from it but I also try to make it beneficial physically by working at it.…"
12 hours ago
Brad posted a discussion

I've lost a lot of weight! How should I expect my life to change?

Hello Gentlemen.I'm very excited to say that I'm down about 50 pounds in the last 5 or so months. I'm still losing. I was very overweight, and I decided to do something about it. I'd like to lose about 20 more pounds if at all possible. I stopped eating as much. I took up cooking. As a 23-year-old bachelor, I can attest that those of my species don't eat the greatest. I set out to break that stereotype. I eat well, but I control what I put in the tank, so to speak. Being creative in my kitchen…See More
15 hours ago
zak replied to Lumberjoe's discussion Round One . . . FIGHT!
"i agree with king of the dudes. it take a lot of strength and stamina to keep going for the amount of time there. that is how some guy get there ass kick they do not know how to get out of joint-lock"
17 hours ago
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Manly Artists & Connoisseurs

Sometimes a man feels he needs to express things visually that aren't all that attractive. Respect for our thoughts and ideas are hard to come by in our current "politically correct" world. No need to be polite here. Show us what you got. It could be a drawing, painting, political cartoon, caricature -- any kind of art -- by you or someone else.See More
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Notebook - Grandfather and Great Grandfather's

"This is great. I have two sets of letters from..WW 1 that belonged to both of my son's great grandfathers"
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