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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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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
Daniel Rodriguez commented on Mark's group Spaceflight Fanatics
"Karl, Wow. That's a lot of ramifications."
Jul 31
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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 29
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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
Kyle Arcurio replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"Thanks man!"
Jun 20
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
Kyle Arcurio 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
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
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
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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!
Apr 30
Clinton Brown replied to Mark's discussion What engineering discipline? in the group Engineers of AOM
"I have a BA in Philosophy and a Masters in Public Policy. How am I an engineer? The Army! Heh, I have been an army engineer for 12 years now and done all sorts of fun stuff. Working on my PMP now though to have some "relevance". "
Apr 5
Karl Helweg commented on Mark's group Spaceflight Fanatics
"Commercial space flight inches forward a little more:  http://www.gizmag.com/spaceship2-virgin-galactic-supersonic-record-branson/30418/ ;"
Jan 13

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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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Michael D. Denny replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"Hot, wet, strong, black, inexpensive and from the Caribbean?  "
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Native Son replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"Cheapest K-cups at Costco at home. Otherwise, black from the guy with the corner coffee shop in the building where I work (cheaper and close than Starbucks, Peet's or Philz)."
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Native Son replied to Raul Duron Jr.'s discussion How can I improve my leadership abilities?
"If I may.  Watch the episodes of "Band of Brothers" that are about training in stateside and in England.  Closely observe the Easy Company C.O.   That's exactly how you don't lead."
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Mike S. replied to Raul Duron Jr.'s discussion How can I improve my leadership abilities?
"You can read books and posts, but what it really comes down to is experience and trial by fire. I've been an NCO for six years and I'm still developing my leadership style. Something to consider though is lessons learned from past and…"
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Brian W. replied to Raul Duron Jr.'s discussion How can I improve my leadership abilities?
"First of all, congratulations, Corporal! That's a big step, and one that prompts many to ask the very questions you are. Thankfully, our beloved Corps has provided you with all the tools you need already. Study the leadership traits and…"
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