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
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
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
Henry H. replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Top Personal Hike Locations in the group Manly Camping
"Wow, those are some terrific locations!  Whitney's a great hike. Guitar Lake is a great place to camp on the western side.  I'd add Long's Peak and Cathedral Lake Trail, both in CO, to the list."
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
"Haven't looked into Marlin.  Seems they sell Marlins at Bass Pro, where I have Christmas gift cards piled-up waiting for use.  I've been indecisive ... lever-action rifle, .357 mag, crossbow, or compact carry weapon…"
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
"I've been looking at similar weapons, actually.  Been wanting to get an old-fashioned lever action 30-30.  Seemed like a solid all-purpose rifle.  A Henry or Winchester or something ... Heard the Colt Python .357 Mag is an…"
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
"All of those sound fun to me, although many are also on the expensive side for me. The biggest advice I would give is to start with what you want to do.  Do you want to do long range precision shooting?  A good bolt action/scope combo is…"
Dec 31, 2014
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg replied to Robert A. Jones's discussion Don't Like AR's looking for a fun Rifle. in the group Riflemen
"This is only my opinion For fun.... 10\22 is a fine choice I would take an SKS over an M1 carbine Hunting..... Remington 700 over the Woodsmaster Pistol.... Model 629 if possible Shotgun.... I am a skeet and trap shooterand I would spend a little…"
Dec 31, 2014
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The AlpsKennedy MeadowsLassen CountyBig SurShastaMt WhitneyTrinityRedwood forestSierras Yosemite Yellow stoneSee More
Dec 31, 2014
Robert A. Jones replied to Nick Kosiek's discussion Camping Food Ideas? in the group Manly Camping
"A 20 year old backpacker I enjoy simple things, cheese, oat meal, tea, coffee, hot coco, and dehydrated meals you can purchase are not bad (bring a little salt). In addition  there is tuna, spam, cliff bars, 5 hour energies, mio sweetener, oh…"
Dec 31, 2014

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Backpacking, Tennis, Auto-mechanics, Boxing, poetry, History, Bio-Hacking, and Politics
Books
"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.
Movies
"The Warriors", "Into the Wild", "Planet of the Apes", "Untouchables", "Gangster Squad", "American Psycho", "Fight Club" and "the Big Lebowiski".
Music
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

"Wise men make proverbs but fools repeat the," -unknown

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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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Mongoose replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"Yes, everything I ever taught in Child Development and discipline courses included that the adult must be consistent and not give meaningless threats of consequences. Another overarching principal I taught is that discipline must be conscious and…"
5 minutes ago
Forge replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"Sounds typical of a lot of what I experience when I work with kids today. They are so used to sitting and playing video games or whatever, that they dont adjust well to physical labor/exertion. With my son I never really let him get started with…"
39 minutes ago
Sir replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"We found an innovative solution.  I told him if we go on the hike, there would be no complaining ... except by my right hand, who is a character in a lot of our play time (sort of a puppet, but I don't bother with a physical puppet), and…"
47 minutes ago
Forge replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"Agreed. But this applies to everything you do with your kid. If you at any point cave to screaming and crying and throwing a fit... well now your kid learns that it's really just a matter of throwing a long and loud enough fit. Granted, I…"
1 hour ago
John Muir replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"My advice would be to not even treat it as a situation. For most of human history, in most places, kids sleep in bed or on the floor with the parents, orin the same room. My father slept in the same bed as his father until my dad was 12, with my…"
1 hour ago
Kit the Odd replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"I've seen some of this with my boys.  One question is whether he is just verbally whining or physically dragging as well. If he is just verbally complaining, then it may be a matter of teaching that there are times when it is appropriate…"
2 hours ago
Mongoose replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"Working with students for my entire professional career, I can assure you that co-sleeping or even same-room sleeping is not the healthiest setting for the developing child. Sleeping in the same room isn't a terrible thing, but it's not…"
2 hours ago
David F. replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"While I don't think co-sleeping will give you the rest you need.  I see no problem with sleeping in the same room.  Here is what we did. Our son was in his stroller which had a param setting for the first few weeks.  It let my…"
3 hours ago

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