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Kit the Odd replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"I got married younger (22) and have been that way longer (15+ years) - and I approve wholeheartedly this message.   And I'll add this - nothing else I would have done in my 20s would have made me a better human being, man, or even…"
22 hours ago
Regular Joe replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
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Jack Bauer replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"That, it was.  Corrected, I stand. JB"
22 hours ago
Regular Joe replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"My post was in response to the original post. "
22 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"For those whose eyes spook easy, it's better formatted at the link.  For those who don't want to click the link, it's copied above.  All is…"
22 hours ago
Regular Joe replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
23 hours ago
Jack Bauer replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"Here's a solid article on the matter.  Longwinded, but worthwhile ... Hey, Young People:  Now's the time to get married and have kids ... Matt…"
23 hours ago
Rick Shelton replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"OK, sorry."
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Nathanael replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"Didn't miss it, but you were arguing against someone who effectively agreed with you."
yesterday
Rick Shelton replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"Um, no, I didn't.  You seem to have missed my negation of the idea of 'soul-mate'."
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Nathanael replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"Um, I think you missed his inversion of the idea of a soul-mate"
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Nathanael replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"That's nice"
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Rick Shelton replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
""But the 'real soul-mate' is the one you are actually married to." No, the one you're currently married to is the one with who's crap you are willing to put up with, for now.  She's also the one who you have…"
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Leto Atreides II replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"Danger is my last name."
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Nathanael replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"If God or the universe or whatever did indeed provide you with a perfect spouse with whom you are experiencing fairytale happiness, then I congratulate you on your good fortune.  You have been blessed in a way that very few people ever will…"
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Leto Atreides II replied to Jake R.'s discussion Opinions About Millennials Getting Married Young(er)?
"The fact that you did not have the good fortune to experience something does not make it less real."
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Interests
CrossFit, Rugby, Singing, Reading, Nutrition
Books
Redwall series, Ilium/Olympos Cycle, Harry Potter series, Dan Brown books, Maximum Ride series, Babylon Rising series, Dirk Pitt series, Hatchet series, Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
Movies
300, Newsies, Two for the Money, Boondock Saints, Rush Hour 2/3, The Protector, Ong-Bak Thai Warrior, Ong-Bak 2, Longest Yard, Superhero movies, National Treasure series, Shawshank Redemption
Music
Michael Bublé, Josh Groban, Brantley Gilbert
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"God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I'm so far behind I will never die."

"If you ever cut me open, I'd bleed (Bills) Red, White and Blue and that will never change." - Thurman Thomas

"There are no stupid questions, just stupid people."

"Strong people are harder to kill than weak people, and more useful in general." - Mark Rippetoe

"You can't make people smarter. You can expose them to information, but your responsibility stops there." - Mark Rippetoe

"It is better to say nothing and be thought a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt." - Abraham Lincoln

"What lies ahead of you, and what lies behind you mean nothing compared to what lies within you."

“Mikey looked death in the face that day and said, “You cannot take my brothers. I will go in their stead.” - One of the Navy Seals saved by Petty Officer Second Class Michael Monsoor

“To me, being an intellectual doesn’t mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them.” –Chinua Achebe

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At 11:20am on January 14, 2011, t-train said…
Welcome to Armchair Generals!  Nice to have you onboard.
At 7:58am on November 30, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
 
 
 

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Carl Monster replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"I didn't say it was going to be easy.  Took me years to find out what I truly liked. Sounds like you are on the right track, just be patient."
7 minutes ago
Rick Shelton replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"I think a lot of middle aged guys can't seem to find the time to do what they find enjoyable wrt exercise.  Often I feel like I don't have a minute to spare with everything I do with work, repairs on car, repairs on house, yard…"
8 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"You are too kind. "
9 minutes ago
Leto Atreides II commented on Josh Allen's photo
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"I'm saying that because your upper body is leaning back and to your right as if you've recoiled in fear from something in front of you. Not a powerful position. I'm not sure you really want to try to equate power with your size.…"
9 minutes ago
Alan Robertson replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"I can certainly appreciate the advice that says "Find something you enjoy doing" but that isn't always as easy as it sounds.  Sometimes there are barriers to beginning new hobbies. Sometimes that is a financial threshold to be…"
10 minutes ago
Rick Shelton commented on Josh Allen's photo
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"That's not 'edge', that's just your crazy showing."
12 minutes ago
Carl Monster replied to Alan Robertson's discussion Getting Back into the habit of exercising. Any tips for getting back into the groove? (MUCH BETTER TITLE)
"Don't remind me in the middle of my happy de-load week, please! lol"
13 minutes ago
Josh Allen commented on Josh Allen's photo
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"No,the reason your saying that John is because you can't tell how powerful I am in terms of size since there is nothing and no one to compare it to in the photo, my posture is perfect and I walk elegantly. I'm about 6'3 and very…"
19 minutes ago

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