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    1. Congratulations! Aside from the lack of sleep...

      Congratulations!

      Aside from the lack of sleep and soon-to-be stinky diapers, babyhood and toddler stage are actually the easiest parts of the whole child-rearing adventure. Eventually he will...
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      <==== jelly

      That bike is stunning in red. Absolutely love it.
    3. Thread: First Airsoft

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      First Airsoft

      I let my 14 y/o son use some of his b-day loot to buy an airsoft gun...he bought this for $35.00:

      http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/71OUggAmm-L._SL1500_.jpg

      CO2 powered and shoots at...
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      @tngdesi No hate from me! I like those Hondas....

      @tngdesi No hate from me! I like those Hondas.

      I'm sure you will have plenty of fun on that bike!
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      Re: The Last Movie You watched

      Olympus Has Fallen

      meh.

      Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk
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      My neighbor has a BSEE from a respected...

      My neighbor has a BSEE from a respected engineering school (I forget which) and is a Secret Service agent. With about ten years on the job, I'm certain he is earning well over $100k. He recently...
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      Captain America: Winter Soldier

      Captain America: Winter Soldier
    8. Thread: Common Core

      by BrianC
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      Well, I certainly didn't imagine that my wife,...

      Well, I certainly didn't imagine that my wife, who is also a K-12 educator for the past 15 years with a master's in education (reading education, to be specific) received her first ever...
    9. Thread: Common Core

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      Not speaking for all school systems, but at least...

      Not speaking for all school systems, but at least here, if a teacher deviates too far from the methods prescribed in the CC curriculum, the teacher will be rated as 'unsatisfactory' under the...
    10. Thread: Common Core

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      This doesn't only bother the teabaggers. In my...

      This doesn't only bother the teabaggers. In my experience, public educators as a group tend to fall quite far left of center on political scale. Teachers do not necessarily object federal mandates...
    11. Thread: Common Core

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      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZEGijN_8R0 ...

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZEGijN_8R0



      I'll just add that my wife has been an elementary school teacher for over 15 years, teaching 5th grade the past four. The common core is a very...
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      Do you have Microsoft Access? Sounds like you...

      Do you have Microsoft Access? Sounds like you just want a simple database. With Access, you have almost unlimited flexibility in terms of fields, formatting etc. Since each invoice would be a...
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      Same for AT&T. I've changed "careers" three...

      Same for AT&T. I've changed "careers" three times in the past eight years since they acquired the company I worked for previously.
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      Family vacation this June to Panama City Beach -...

      Family vacation this June to Panama City Beach - never been there but looks like lots to do. Planning on snorkeling with the dolphins, half day fishing charter, jet ski, kayaking, and hopefully...
    15. I bought a Nolan helmet (N43e Trilogy) last...

      I bought a Nolan helmet (N43e Trilogy) last season and it was also tight on my forehead - had a single two-inch long pressure point above my eyebrows. I loved the helmet so instead of returning it,...
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      I'm a bit of an emergency vehicle nut and I...

      I'm a bit of an emergency vehicle nut and I follow the industry. A lot of big departments are switching to the Dodge chassis after very bad experiences with the Ford Superdutys and their well-known...
    17. The DN-01 wasn't the only time they've tried...

      The DN-01 wasn't the only time they've tried this. Just in the last year or two they introduced the CTX700 - also a sort-of-cruiser with an automatic transmission:
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      I was in a Geico commercial back in 2012 - it was...

      I was in a Geico commercial back in 2012 - it was the "75 Years of the NHL" commercial played during the 2012 Winter Classic (Rangers vs Flyers). I played a photographer during the fight scene...
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      I tried the basic 17 minute HIIT cardio workout,...

      I tried the basic 17 minute HIIT cardio workout, and yep - I'm officially out of shape - at least from a CV / endurance standpoint. I was sucking wind about ten minutes into it. This didn't come as...
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      There was a theory posted a few pages back that...

      There was a theory posted a few pages back that based on the reports of the plane climbing to 45000ft, the pilot(s) could have disabled the O2 system in the passenger cabin, and just waited for the...
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