Robert D
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  • Clifton, NJ
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Pistol for a newbie

Started this discussion. Last reply by KeN Sep 23, 2014. 68 Replies

Hi everyone,So, after some thought, I have decided to purchase a handgun.. I took a beginner pistol class and am going back for a more detailed lesson. I fired a Glock 19 and a S&W 620. I liked…Continue

 

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Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Fantasy Fans?
"Most of the books in my library are history or fantasy. I only started in the genre a few years ago and am trying to make up for lost time. Favorites in no particular order: Tolkien- Because obviously. Jim Butcher- The Dresden Files are a ton of…"
Jun 21
Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Unpopular Opinions Thread
"Coffee sucks. There, I said it. Pro sports are boring and stupid. Double if you wear a jersey with another man's name on it. Rap, country, and dubstep suck. "
Jun 19
Robert D replied to Dude's discussion Music that you guys like
"Genre: Power Metal Band: Sabaton Song: 40:1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epeQwq-aYV0 This song tells the story of the Battle of Wizna, where 720 Polish soldiers held 40,000 Germans for three days. Sabaton writes songs about military history, and…"
Mar 17
Robert D replied to Jarid's discussion What is your choice of concealed carry weapon?
"I have a folding pocket knife. I would carry a handgun (Probably my HK VP9) but I live in a very blue state where CC permits are impossible for all but law enforcement. The fact that I own a gun at all makes me something between Hitler and Stalin on…"
Jan 15
Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Martial Arts Fiction
"Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon The Matrix (not the sequels, they sucked) Hero "
Dec 7, 2015
Robert D replied to Michael Presto's discussion Knife talk.
"I have a Swiss Army pocket knife on my key chain. I also have a Leatherman multi-tool for when I go to work as well a a box cutter. Co-workers are somewhat frightened of me."
Oct 22, 2015
Robert D replied to D.J. Cardenas's discussion Older You Advising Younger You
"Don't major in history. It's a waste of time Don't get a Master's in History. It's a waste of time Start lifting at a younger age and put down the cheesecake Stop caring about people's opinions. They don't…"
Oct 22, 2015
Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion Sublimity in the Arts
"I just went on a trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in NY. I have a fondness for ancient works. "
Oct 9, 2015
Robert D replied to Regular Joe's discussion Oregon Wouldn't Let Me Pump My Own Gas
"It's law here in New Jersey too. The price of gas is low, mostly because we have refineries in the area, but I imagine it could be even lower. People complain that out of state they have to be bothered to pump their own gas."
Oct 9, 2015
Robert D replied to Mongoose's discussion Add a Caption XVII: Steampunk Soldier
"You get points for style, sight?"
Sep 29, 2015
Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"Apparently I'm on the border between Friendly White families and Poor Minorities."
Sep 2, 2015
Robert D replied to Braeden P.D.'s discussion My Fellow Americans, What Nation are you From?
"New Netherlands. The description is pretty accurate. We have a little bit of pretty much every culture and ethnic group. Nice place to live, but the taxes and cost of living are too high. The Taylor ham is awesome, though."
Sep 2, 2015
Robert D replied to Joshua's discussion My "I'm going to lose weight" thread
"Good to see you are taking control of your life. Remember to watch your diet as well. Nerdfitrness has great articles on the Paleo diet which seems to work. Good luck and keep us updated."
Jul 8, 2015
Robert D replied to Anonymous's discussion Men of AoM, why aren't you..
"1. Yes 2. yes 3. Yes 4. No 5. Yes 6. I work two jobs, so, no 7. No 8. Yes 9. No 10. No 11. Cat person 12. Yes 13. Yes 14. No 15. Yes 16. No 17. No"
Jun 21, 2015
Robert D replied to Ben B.'s discussion The most masculine attribute?
"Strength- Physical, mental, emotional."
May 21, 2015
Robert D replied to Mongoose's discussion So... How Would YOU Describe this Human?
"Someone who has way too much spare time and need to feel important."
Apr 18, 2015

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Interests
Weight lifting, martial arts, history, cooking
Books
Song of Ice and Fire Series
Dresden Files
Codex Alera
Starship Troopers
Lord of the Rings
Dune
Movies
Lord of the Rings
Inception
Master and Commander
Dark Knight Saga
300
Zulu
Music
Sabaton
Manowar
Beethoven
Amon Amarath
Two Steps from Hell
Quote
"I reject your reality and substitute my own."
-Adam Savage

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Craig replied to Daniel's discussion The Best Day of Your Life
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