Mark Amey
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  • Newcastle, NSW
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Mark Amey replied to Trentington's discussion WW2 Romanticism
"I recently learned that my uncle's greatest act of bravery in WWII wasn't for fighting the enemy, but for punching an officer who was bullying the enlisted men. He should have been court marshalled, but the Australian Navy was so desperate…"
Apr 16, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Robert Brown's discussion man up, whats the most awesome thing you have ever done?
"It may well have been up the nose. I think I was just hanging on!"
Apr 12, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Robert Brown's discussion man up, whats the most awesome thing you have ever done?
"My most awesome thing may sound pretty weak to you outdoor men. I grew up in the city, but my Dad went back to his country roots when I was in my 20s. I have no idea about livestock, etc. One day I was visiting, and Dad had just been going on about…"
Apr 12, 2013
Mark Amey replied to J. Tyler Henderson's discussion I Lost My Newborn Son
"I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your son. I have no personal experience of the loss of a child, but in my work in Neonatal Intensive Care, have had many dealings with parents who have lost a baby. No one will ever know how you both feel,…"
Apr 11, 2013
Mark Amey replied to NeilTheWheel's discussion G'day
"G'day, Neil, I'm from Newcastle, but grew up in Sydney. Love this web-site, stumbled across it a few weeks back. You'll get a hell of a lot more than just advice on break-ups!"
Apr 8, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Kevin Lawson's discussion "You're Not a Man", said the woman.
"Kevin, you asked, 'Is age a bigger factor in being a man than I think? Do the things listed qualify me as a man? I think you already know the answer. Of course you are a man. manhood isn't defined by age (well, to some extent), or…"
Mar 30, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Hunter's discussion Autism
"William, to be fair to Hunter, he's the outsider here, and is probably not privy to whatever investigations/consultations that the young lady has received, and isn't in a position to make suggestions along these lines. I do agree, that…"
Mar 26, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Matt's discussion Bench press help
"Two things: one is that the pecs are a difficult group (no, not just one) of muscles to get growing, so 205 for a 1 rep max isn't too shoddy. Second, in the bench, the last third/quarter of the movement heavily relies on triceps. Are you…"
Mar 26, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Robert Brown's discussion man up, whats the most awesome thing you have ever done?
Mar 24, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Hunter's discussion Autism
"Doesn't sound like Angelmen's. She is certainly profoundly affected. I'm sure that there must be a number of organizations/support groups in your area. These may be the best place to start."
Mar 24, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Hunter's discussion Autism
"I'm wondering if she may have Angelman's syndrome, which affects girls, mainly. They develope normally, initially,  then regress rapidly, becoming mute. They often appear 'happy', but no-one knows whether they are really…"
Mar 24, 2013
Mark Amey replied to Jay's discussion Manly Things (no duplicates, please)
"Bravery in the face of adversity, or sticking to your guns even though you're absolutely shit scared."
Mar 24, 2013
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Mar 24, 2013
kevin webster left a comment for Mark Amey
"Pleasure to meet you mark, always nice to chat with another like minded fellow. I my self am in accounting, I actually manage the accounting and financial advising department of this bank here where I live. It is a shame that you do not get to dress…"
Mar 24, 2013

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Interests
Weight lifting, astronomy, hanging around with the family, creative writing.
Books
Anything by Thomas Hardy, Hemingway, any of the old pulp fiction authors.
Movies
Alfred Hitchcock, Three Stooges, Humphrey Bogart
Music
Plenty of Jazz and Classical, and, being in my fifties, any 1960/70 rock.
Quote
Lux in tenebrium.

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At 2:15pm on March 24, 2013, kevin webster said…

Pleasure to meet you mark, always nice to chat with another like minded fellow. I my self am in accounting, I actually manage the accounting and financial advising department of this bank here where I live. It is a shame that you do not get to dress up more often were you are now but it is nice that you have the will to do so.

 
 
 

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"No, I call an argument that cannot remove moral qualities or one that believes that it can only be about morality to be one that is based purely on emotion. If you cannot separate proper condom use from the morality of whether to use a condom, then…"
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Vendetta replied to VH's discussion What's your workout?
"My workout routine definitely is the variety is the spice of life approach. I love muscle confusion, which avoids inevitable plateauing. Also, I find it difficult and monotonous to do the same workout for extended periods of time. Win, win! Right…"
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Mad Max (⌐■_■) replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"I started homeschooling at 2nd grade, so obviously my perspective on the classroom dynamic is skewed in some way. But from what I've heard, I mostly agree that it's not so much a bad thing, since it's not a moral question but a…"
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Jack Bauer replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"You just call any response you dislike "emotional".  What emotion are you seeing in my response?  Anger?  Joy?  Weepiness? Good grief. You're losing the forest for the trees.  It doesn't matter what I…"
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Steve Dallas replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"A) I think that a lot more liberals that you would expect would be down for such a plan. I think the fringes of both the right and the left would freakin hate it. I would love it and push it towards demonstrating a passing grade before the purchase…"
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Liam Strain replied to David F.'s discussion When is it better to be morally correct knowing it causes a worse out come? (The failure of Abstinence only educations) in the group The Great Debate
"Well - here is where I'd argue the analogy isn't as strong. But I see your point.  I still disagree with it, and I do think the how - especially as regards safety, can be divorced from the whether. "
45 minutes ago

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