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Interview This Week...Advice from Teachers Welcome

Started this discussion. Last reply by Todd Serveto May 29, 2013. 8 Replies

Hello all,I wasn't sure if I should start this as a new thread or add to an old thread that I had posted a year ago.  In the old thread, I told about my experience as a secondary education major in a…Continue

Tags: teaching, interview

Dances Every Man Should Know

Started this discussion. Last reply by IThinkTherforeImMan Feb 2. 19 Replies

Good evening, gentlemen,I'm not very good at following Internet memes (which is probably a good thing), but after the initial Harlem Shake craze died down, I finally decided to find out what the hype…Continue

Tags: feet, left, two, dancing, dance

What Can You Tell Me About this Knife?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Buck76 Nov 13, 2012. 6 Replies

Greetings,A few days ago while my dad was taking my sister across the state to have her lymph nodes tested, he picked up a hunting knife for my 30th birthday.  I've never owned anything other than a…Continue

Tags: knife, hunting

Heart Problems and Exercise

Started this discussion. Last reply by David F. Oct 2, 2012. 13 Replies

Good evening gents,I'm looking for some insight/advice for a heart condition that my dad has suffered from for years.  My dad has small vessel coronary disease, a.k.a. Cardiac Syndrome X, which is a…Continue

 

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IThinkTherforeImMan replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"The Hopak (aka Cossack)"
Feb 2
Sergey Novinet replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"I think that man should know the dances that are suitable for entertainment in night clubs so that you could dance with the woman you like and not be the shame of your dancing) The other dances, IMO, are for your desire - if you like them - you…"
Feb 2
Regular Joe replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
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Jan 27
Michael D. Denny replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"Let me give you a one liner you can kinda use as a guide or measuring tool. If you're dancing looks like screwing, you suck at both."
Jan 26
Arne Christiansen replied to Paul Sappington's discussion Dances Every Man Should Know
"Well two I think you should know are east coast and west coast swing. But to add one more the ChA-CHA, can dance that to most music."
Jan 26
Paul Sappington replied to StaggerLee's discussion An Ignorant Man's Prayer Question in the group Christian Men
"I grew up in the Pentecostal tradition where prayer is never scripted (at least not that I've ever seen).  Many evangelical traditions, which include Pentecostals and Baptists, view prayer as an active conversation with God, and we speak…"
Apr 20, 2015
Paul Sappington replied to D.J.'s discussion Feeling Unaccomplished
"Chris is absolutely right about this one.  You need to decide for yourself what it is that YOU want to do, and then do that.  The reality is that if you start pursuing a whole bunch of jobs/activities that you feel indifferent about or…"
Apr 2, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Oh, I'll have to watch it again."
Feb 3, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"The Heath bar kind is sooo good."
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Sounds like kind of like Hellboy. Dark Horse never really appealed to me, sorry."
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"To each their own. I don't really care for hero movies anyway. I only liked Spawn because Clown made me laugh. But, as the saying goes, that's why they make chocolate and vanilla. And Guinness Heath Chip. Mmmmm...."
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Excuse me a minute, whilst I pick my jaw up off the floor... Spawn was another comic book by Dark Horse comics. A man dies in a fire and goes to hell. Mephisto brings him back as a satanic super-soldier to bring about hell on earth. He refuses,…"
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Do you know how are they going to do Winter Soldier? Bucky wasn't in the first one."
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"What's Spawn about?"
Jan 28, 2014
Nate Thallas replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Because it was a crappy movie. Took some tender oral care from Melanie to even get me to watch it the second time. Give me Spawn any day. Now there was a hero movie!"
Jan 28, 2014
Pale Horse replied to Paul Sappington's discussion The Right-Sided Part: Subconscious Faux Pas or Just Splitting Hairs?
"Unpatriotic swine! How can you live with yourself??"
Jan 28, 2014

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Interests
martial arts, cooking, reading, chess, backgammon
Books
The Bible, The Art of War, The Cross and the Switchblade
Movies
The Karate Kid, Back to the Future, Jurassic Park, Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Passion of the Christ
Quote
Daniel-san (upon seeing a poster for a karate school with the instructor breaking a log): "Can you break a log like that?"
Mr. Miyagi: "Don't know. Never been attacked by tree."
---The Karate Kid, Part II

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A Beginner's Guide to the Nunchaku

Posted on March 27, 2012 at 12:40am 3 Comments

Note:  This post is a tutorial on a weapon used in the martial arts, and practice with such weapon is a high risk activity.  This post is for information and educational purposes only, and the reader assumes the risk inherent in attempting to engage in this activity.  Neither the author nor…

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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."
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Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Is that supposed to be a insult or a argument? "
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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."
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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?"
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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…"
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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…"
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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. "
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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."
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