Robert A. Jones
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Bloging

Started May 2, 2014 0 Replies

What platforms do you suggest for a young man interested in creating his own blog ?Continue

History Major

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert A. Jones Jun 11, 2014. 43 Replies

I'm currently at a community college with my general ed, and undergraduate units for a major in History ready to transfer to a university. But think more and more about my choice, I'm certain of my…Continue

Family Business

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jun 11, 2014. 23 Replies

I work for my fathers small computer consulting firm, which offers computer repair, and network solutions. Since 2010, we closed the retail portion, and fired pretty all non family employee's due to…Continue

Tags: life, computers, father, family, business

How to deal with unmotivated people.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert A. Jones Mar 5, 2014. 24 Replies

I'm a college student studying at my local junior college, with aspirations of transferring next fall. But I'm worried about my friends back home whom have taken are only taking a few classes or none…Continue

Tags: #relationships, #motivation, #friends

 

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Robert A. Jones replied to O'Neal's discussion What's Wrong with My Pattern?
"kick up the heat she'll stick around if you got good chemistry"
Sep 1, 2015
John Muir replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"I had a Ruger Mini-14 that was a fun gun.... "
Jan 5, 2015
Jack Bauer replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"They are.  Went to a Bass Pro to scout rifles this weekend.  They had a couple of small caliber Henrys.  Beautiful weapons ... brass fittings, and the octagon barrel is a really nice touch.  Truthfully, it looked more like a…"
Jan 5, 2015
Jack Bauer replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"I never liked the ergonomics of Glocks.  HK fits my hand better. JB"
Jan 5, 2015
Kevin Collier replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Ben has a good suggestion on the shotgun as well. One thing to remember in the 870 vs 500 debate. The tang safety on the 500 is better for ambi use as long as you use a traditional stock on it. If you go to a pistol grip stock, you have to remove…"
Jan 4, 2015
Ben B. replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Rob,A 10/22 is the most economical and fun gun to have on hand. I never grow bored shooting mine and I figure you won't either. The Remington 700 is an excellent platform but I might suggest going up a price bracket to the BDL instead of the…"
Jan 4, 2015
Kevin Collier replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"For just fun build up a new 10/22 with a fancy stock, red dot sight, etc. They are so much fun."
Dec 31, 2014
Shane replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Yeah. It doesn't fit my hand and that polymer trigger fucks with me."
Dec 31, 2014
Kit the Odd replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"I know the feeling.  Glocks just never felt "right" in my hand, despite my admiration for them from a mechanical point of view.  1911s, despite age and limited capacity (relative to modern semis), just fit my hand and point so…"
Dec 31, 2014
Steve Dallas replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Understood, and I've heard plenty of people have the same opinion on Glocks. Hell, I don't like SIG handguns based on individual experience."
Dec 31, 2014
Shane replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Wasn't mine. It's just individual experience. Kinda like how I hate Glocks."
Dec 31, 2014
Steve Dallas replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Yeah, but those Henry's are great looking weapons"
Dec 31, 2014
Steve Dallas replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"What year/era is your Winchester? I inherited my grandfather's so it is about 40-50 years old. Absolute blast to shoot."
Dec 31, 2014
Shane replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"Reasonable assumption. That got marketed I think with Jeff Cooper's Scout Rifle. Saddle gun is probably a better word. Good for 50yds, ok out to a hundred. Nice and heavy for brush shooting. Decent mag capacity with rounds to match your pistol.…"
Dec 31, 2014
Shane replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"For me yeah. It just wasn't a fun gun to shoot for me. As always, test drive if you can."
Dec 31, 2014
Jack Bauer replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"So, you'd recommend a Marlin 336 over the Winchester.  Bass Pro has a 336 for $449 ... which is considerably cheaper than the Henry. JB"
Dec 31, 2014

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Backpacking, Tennis, Auto-mechanics, Boxing, poetry, History, Bio-Hacking, and Politics
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"The Art of Manliness"-Brett McKay, "The Alchemist"-Coelho, "Factotum "&"Pulp"-Charles Bukowski, "The Limits of Power"- Andrew Bacevich, "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"- Hunter S.Thompson and "The Art of Virtue"- Benjamin Franklin.
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"The Warriors", "Into the Wild", "Planet of the Apes", "Untouchables", "Gangster Squad", "American Psycho", "Fight Club" and "the Big Lebowiski".
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The Black Keys, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Wu Tang Clan, Dr. Dre, Beastie Boys, Black Flag, and Atmosphere
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"When we get there that's when we've made it"-The Warriors

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To himself by Paul Fleming

Posted on December 8, 2014 at 11:24pm 0 Comments



Be ever undaunted! Be ever unvanquished!

Yield to no fortune; stand above envy;

be content with who you are and think it no affliction

if fortune, place and time have once more conspired against you.

That which grieves and comforts you, believe it all foreordained;

accept your fate. Regret nothing.

Do what must be done and ere it’s demanded of you.

What you can still hope for, that may yet come to be.

What is it we still lament, still praise? Misfortune…

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