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FlyKid

Apr 12, 2012, 10:24 PM
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What are your "personal" opinions on what qualifications a manifesto should have? Legally, mentally, attitude etc..

How is your manifesto? Pros & Cons? Love? Hate?


FanOfFalling  (B 6359)

Apr 12, 2012, 10:44 PM
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A local DZO declares a vagina is a primary qualification. The declaration continues, men can do the job mostly, but don't have the same follow through on it, and it's the follow through that's important.


craigbey  (C 31991)

Apr 13, 2012, 3:31 AM
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Jesus Christ on a Bicycle!

Are you planning to work manifest somewhere? Guess I'll have to avoid Tampa Bay.


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Apr 13, 2012, 3:57 AM
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Ask Michelle.

Ask Cliff

Ask "Walmart"


Two out of three will say "boobies".


theonlyski  (D License)

Apr 13, 2012, 4:36 AM
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In reply to:
Ask Michelle.

Ask Cliff

Ask "Walmart"


Two out of three will say "boobies".

It's funny cause our current manifest 'bitch' is a dude.Laugh


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Apr 13, 2012, 5:24 AM
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In reply to:
Ask Michelle.

Ask Cliff

Ask "Walmart"


Two out of three will say "boobies".

It's funny cause our current manifest 'bitch' is a dude.Laugh

Don't tell me Walmart is doing manifest now. Please don't.
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FlyKid

Apr 13, 2012, 6:45 AM
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Nope Its DOUG!Shocked


jimmytavino  (A 3914)

Apr 13, 2012, 6:56 AM
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patience
ability to multi task
considerate attitude to New clientele AND old timers
willingness to put in long hours working,, while everyone else around is Playing.Unsure

Extensive knowledge and understanding of aircraft, of pilots needs,
and of jumpers needs... ( NOT wants ) .

... and based on YOUR posts about the downsize issue and what appears to BE, an Entitlement attitude... and a lack of consideration to many, who simply tried to "advise you"....

i'd say.... NOT you...Unimpressed

i don't care WHO the DZO is......
The only thing worse than a "know -it -all KID " is a know it all kid who doesn't realize what he (or she) DOESN'T know... imho


jmy


JohnRich  (D License)

Apr 13, 2012, 11:16 AM
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What are your "personal" opinions on what qualifications a manifesto should have? Legally, mentally, attitude etc.. How is your manifesto? Pros & Cons? Love? Hate?

The word you want is "manifester", not "manifesto".

A manifester is one who manifests, which is what they do at the drop zone, assigning jumpers to aircraft.

A manifesto is a written statement announcing someone's ideas and intentions, like "The Communist Manifesto". Manifesters are not communists, although sometimes it seems that way.


skyjumpenfool  (Student)

Apr 13, 2012, 12:14 PM
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The word you want is "manifester", not "manifesto".

A manifester is one who manifests, which is what they do at the drop zone, assigning jumpers to aircraft.

A manifesto is a written statement announcing someone's ideas and intentions, like "The Communist Manifesto". Manifesters are not communists, although sometimes it seems that way.

It's even worse at my DZ... the manifester is a Republican! Wink

If you type "manifester" into MS Word, spell check changes it to "manifesto", but, thank you Mr. Thesarus Nazi.... Cool


demoknite  (D License)

Apr 14, 2012, 3:33 PM
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Depends on the size of the DZ. Manifest is usually the "face" of the DZ lot of times. They might sell tickets or do equipment checks for visiting jumpers. They might only assign jumpers. Must be a chick and attractive.


SkyDekker

Apr 17, 2012, 10:43 AM
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If you type "manifester" into MS Word, spell check changes it to "manifesto", but, thank you Mr. Thesarus Nazi....

Who would have known that education was a better investment than MS Word?


skyjumpenfool  (Student)

Apr 17, 2012, 12:25 PM
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If you type "manifester" into MS Word, spell check changes it to "manifesto", but, thank you Mr. Thesarus Nazi....

Who would have known that education was a better investment than MS Word?

Well, Im an edumacator Crazy whose writing skills are horrible! I rely heavily on spell check. I dont need to be an English major to share my Ideas (although it would help). So, go easy on us Wink


shropshire  (C License)

Apr 17, 2012, 12:45 PM
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If you type "manifester" into MS Word, spell check changes it to "manifesto", but, thank you Mr. Thesarus Nazi....

Who would have known that education was a better investment than MS Word?

That's manifestly not trueTongue


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Apr 17, 2012, 2:26 PM
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If you type "manifester" into MS Word, spell check changes it to "manifesto", but, thank you Mr. Thesarus Nazi....

Who would have known that education was a better investment than MS Word?

That's manifestly not trueTongue

Man up, Festus.


FlyKid

Apr 19, 2012, 9:39 AM
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This is not because i am interested in becoming a manifesto, I am just curious how my dropzone's manifesto is different from other dropzone's, and what trait/s you find to be helpful for all jumpers that a manifesto might have?Unimpressed


Premier wmw999  (D 6296)

Apr 19, 2012, 9:56 AM
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Jimmy Tavino gave a lot of good solid qualifications.

Wendy P.


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Apr 19, 2012, 4:17 PM
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Social skills is a big plus.


IanHarrop  (C 1152)

Apr 19, 2012, 5:23 PM
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Great boobs help too ;-)


missbrz  (B License)

Apr 19, 2012, 5:32 PM
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The ability to herd cats is necessary.


bluetwo  (C License)

Apr 20, 2012, 12:39 AM
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Making free coffee would be nice...


popsjumper  (D 999999999)

Apr 20, 2012, 1:33 AM
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Cleaning the white-out off your computer monitor before the interview is recommended.


theonlyski  (D License)

Apr 20, 2012, 12:38 PM
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Cleaning the white-out off your computer monitor before the interview is recommended.

That isn't white out.



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