Mark Elliott
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  • Woodland, WA
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Mark Elliott replied to Anthony McKenzie's discussion Self-Reliance / Independence
"Avoid debt, except for your home mortgage.  Pay that off as soon as possible too.  (10 years beats 30 years.)  Look at every bill every month and think of how to make it smaller.  Drive a good used car that's both reliable…"
Jun 30, 2015
Mark Elliott updated their profile
Jun 30, 2015
Mark Elliott replied to Chris Badgett's discussion Can I Get Your Opinion on Something ... Is Gardening Manly?
"The very first job any man had was the tend a garden.  It was called "The Garden of Eden.""
Jun 30, 2015
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Jun 30, 2015
Mark Elliott replied to RiotReiben's discussion Manly advice for short guys?
"Move to Mexico.  You'll be a giant."
Sep 12, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Lynn Jones's discussion What is a manly job for 15 year olds
"First of all, it is manly to work.  It is not manly to not work.  There is honor in work.  There is dishonor in laziness.  The seemingly lowest employee of a McDonald's cleaning toilets stands a mile above the slickest…"
Sep 9, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"It changes from month to month, or season to season.  I just spent about three months figuring out how to get a razor sharp edge on almost any knife.  Before that I learned how to drop a squirrel at 10 yards with a BB pistol.  Before…"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott replied to Frost's discussion surviving anywhere.
"Where there's a will, there's a way.  But, knowledge is important.  Watch one episode of "Naked and Afraid" (Discovery Channel.)  Then you'll learn that the #1 physical need is clothing and shoes. …"
Sep 6, 2013
Mark Elliott is now a member of Art of Manliness
Jul 18, 2013

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Interests
playing musical instruments, shooting pistols, sharpening knives, the US e-con-o-me, ways to do things more simply and less expensively
Books
the bible, everything written by John G. Fuller, everything written by David Hatcher Childress, apocalyptic fiction
Movies
Aliens (sci-fi & Vietnam rolled into one film), The Stand, The Deer Hunter, Apocalypse Now, Jarhead, The Day After, Threads, The Road
Music
modern worship music, nearly everything on the radio between 1970 and 1990
Quote
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" George Santayana

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Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Argument laced with light nudging. We just have different philosophies on the employee and employer relationship."
56 minutes ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Is that supposed to be a insult or a argument? "
1 hour ago
Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"That actually doesn't seem to coincide with what my classmates have dealt with (6 years out of college), they have all told me they have gotten regular, good raises in big and small companies. Guess it depends on the job and company."
1 hour ago
Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Surprise, surprise. Aren't you the guy that wants a raise if he's asked to change the toner on the printer?"
1 hour ago
Spirit Dancing replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"As an HR person, I agree with this. You can counter the offer they present you, but $27-28 per hour is rather a large jump from $20 (But, I'm also coming from the non-profit sector, where average raises are 3% a year; I've lost touch with…"
1 hour ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Do your research. What is the average payment for the work you are doing in your region? Considering you have a Bachelors degree, a Masters degree soon, experience in the job and you are so good that they want to give you a permanent contract, you…"
1 hour ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"You are effective, when your payment is. You get what you pay for. "
2 hours ago
Mongoose replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"There are actually multiple issues regarding pay changes from temp to permanent. In some cases, the pay actually goes down. There are often tradeoffs to consider: a benefits package which is great may be worth going down a couple dollars an hour."
3 hours ago

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