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Revenge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Bartone Aug 25, 2010. 71 Replies

Revenge. Should it ever be performed? If so, under what circumstances? Is there a sort of statute of limitations on it, a timetable for which to perform the act of revenge? If revenge is ever…Continue

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Have you ever had to physically defend your family, friends, a stranger, or yourself?

Started this discussion. Last reply by William W. How Aug 18, 2010. 40 Replies

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you had to physically defend family, friends, strangers, or yourself? What was the circumstance? What did you do? Was it related to your job/duty,…Continue

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Online dating sites-- your thoughts, ladies and gentlemen?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Graham Sep 7, 2010. 38 Replies

I was just wondering what the ladies and gentlemen of this community think about the use of online dating sites? Are they an acceptable way to find dates? Should they be avoided? If they are…Continue

Ending a mismatched blind date like a man

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Jul 24, 2010. 29 Replies

Hi everyone, I'm Mark and I'm new. I posted an intro thread in that discussion area.Anyway, a friend's wife set me up on a blind date. There is still a week before this date is supposed to happen.…Continue

 

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Spaceflight Fanatics

Calling all space cadets, rocket men, and pioneers on the final frontier! Discuss NASA, ESA, JAXA, Military spaceflight, commercial spaceflight, and private spaceflight. Any and all spaceflight discussion here, past, current, and future!
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Spaceflight Fanatics

Calling all space cadets, rocket men, and pioneers on the final frontier! Discuss NASA, ESA, JAXA, Military spaceflight, commercial spaceflight, and private spaceflight. Any and all spaceflight discussion here, past, current, and future!
Dec 27, 2014
Karl Helweg commented on Mark's group Spaceflight Fanatics
Oct 31, 2014
Douglas Charles McMillin replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"I graduated from UMD with a bachelors in Fire Protection Engineering and landed a job with the Army as a Safety Engineer in the civil service. Though I always wanted to be an aerospace engineer and work at NASA like my parents. I do love fire and…"
Aug 28, 2014
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Spaceflight Fanatics

Calling all space cadets, rocket men, and pioneers on the final frontier! Discuss NASA, ESA, JAXA, Military spaceflight, commercial spaceflight, and private spaceflight. Any and all spaceflight discussion here, past, current, and future!
Jul 25, 2014
Longarm replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"Thanks man!"
Jun 20, 2014
John Thomas replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/ a good resource/primer on fundamentals http://www.ibiblio.org/kuphaldt/socratic/ good electronic stuff http://circuitcellar.com/ more embedded/digital but lots of good project ideas"
Jun 20, 2014
Longarm replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"Got my undergrad in Aerospace Engineering from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Prescott, AZ campus!).  Still paying off student loans :-/  Enjoyed studying engineering (I love math!), though it was hard, but never really saw myself…"
Jun 20, 2014
Gentleman Engineer replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"Many may not realize that originally, all engineers were military. In fact the nomenclature of civil engineer was necessary to distinguish the new breed of non-military engineer."
May 16, 2014
Gentleman Engineer replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"That does sound to be a field of interest. Would you mind conversing in this regard in the future?"
May 16, 2014
Tim Dienes commented on Mark's group Spaceflight Fanatics
May 14, 2014

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Interests
space exploration, science, engineering, baseball, bagpipes
Books
The Greatest Generation, Carrying the Fire
Movies
Apollo 13, M*A*S*H, Cool Hand Luke, Psycho
Music
classic rock, blues
Quote
"In pioneering times, you need to have pioneering contributions."
-Buzz Aldrin, said to me personally, July 19, 2009, exactly 40 years after his historic trip to the Moon

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At 12:07am on August 17, 2010, Sasha said…
IT'S ON
At 3:51pm on August 5, 2010, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AoM NC Group, Mark. Wilmington, huh? My son lives there. He is at Cape Fear CC this fall.
At 9:40am on July 26, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Alright! Welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us.
At 8:04am on July 26, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Hi there Mark. Welcome to AoM! Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you with us.
At 12:37am on July 24, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Welcome to the Community, Mark! Glad to see you jumping right in-starting good discussion and leaving good comments.
 
 
 

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