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  1. I won't lie. While it seems I may be setting my standards too high, I do find a woman who is very happy, uplifting, funny, and has a great smile, is immensely more desirable than the typical hottie. I guess I just look for women who are not afraid to live life fully, and enjoy every aspect of it. I'd be much happier dating an average looking woman that enjoys what I do, and can rely on herself, than any drop down gorgeous model that's afraid to try new things, and needs constant reassurance. *Edit* Although to counteract that somewhat, a woman who lets herself go makes her undesirable. Less because of the added weight, but more so because she doesn't have the will-power to keep herself healthy. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  2. I would love to point out every single error in your thinking, but apparently others already have. I don't like wasting time with loony, close-minded leftists. You know the biggest problem of all, is how people align themselves to certain political parties, and do nothing but berate the other side. Simply put, you're part of the problem. *Edit* My post may sound hypocritical, but I don't consider myself anything. I agree on certain issues on both the left and right sides. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  3. I just follow the main page WOD on http://www.crossfit.com It's challenging, fun, and it cycles through different types of workouts, so your less likely to hit a plateau and get into a burned out stage. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  4. Yeah, and I'll be dead, because WikiLeaks and other websites (even Wikipedia) love to leak our survival tactics, airframe weaknesses, things that can be exploited against us, and more for all to see. I think Assange is kind of like The Joker. He has the fire on almost every major country, and he definitely has some stuff to destabilize the world even further. All he needs is that goal. We could very well see ourselves in another great war over this stuff. So please, somebody enlighten me how the leaking of classified information is not a danger to those of us forward deployed, and those of us back home? For those of you who think he's a hero? Let's see how heroic you see him when your neck deep in another war, or one here IN the US. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  5. I thought it was pretty funny, but I fear only former (or current) FPS gamers will get it. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  6. Why does this thread make me think of Tool's song Vicarious? Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  7. Both options seem quite awesome personally. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  8. This always makes me smile. By this definition there are never skydiving "accidents" or car "accidents". The fact that the generally accepted meaning of the word is twisted in word play is hilarious (certainly not singling you out I realise it is a widespread argument used in the USA). If you are 100% certain that "negligent" discharges are not accidents should there be laws prosecuting anyone who has such an event - such that any person who experiences a negligent discharge should obtain a criminal record (preferably with a custodial sentence) and be banned from future gun ownership? An accident implies it was completely unavoidable. Due to the fact most skydiving deaths/injuries are the result of human error (like most forms of aviation), the correct term is mishap until proven otherwise. I personally feel anybody who experiences a ND should be suspended from owning/using weapons until they pass a certified safety course. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  9. Well, if my opinion has any sway over your generalized, opinion, hopefully I can at least introduce you to the way modern handguns work. I myself carry a Sig P239 9mm handgun. I also always carry with one in the chamber. A few weeks ago, while trying to push my friend's motorcycle to jump start it, my handgun fell off my hip while I was running, probably due to the position I was pushing the bike. The impact of the handgun was enough to break the asphalt in the road, and my rear sights were coated in asphalt dust. To say the least, it hit the ground HARD! Guess what? The gun didn't go off. Sigs don't have mechanical safety levers. They have an internal safety mechanism instead, the blocks the firing pin from striking the bullet in all cases unless the trigger is pulled. My weapons school has done tests, trowing an M11 around, beating it to hell, and the weapon never went off. The Sig I use also has a 12.12lb trigger pull in double action. I've tested to see how easily the trigger can be pulled if snagged, and guess what? It's not easy. You would literally have to intentionally snag it to the point you pull the trigger. The point I'm trying to make, is that Sigs are not the only handguns with internal safeties. The majority of handguns nowadays are engineered to prevent an accidental discharge, and because of these new features, a lot of would be, "accidental discharges," are instead recognized as negligent discharges. 2 completely separate things. Accidental Discharge (a.k.a. Malfunction): A failure of a weapon to fire satisfactorily, or to perform as designed. Negligent Discharge: An unplanned firing of a weapon due to the carelessness of an individual, or a failure of the 4 weapon safety rules. 1. Treat every weapon as if it were loaded. 2. Never point your weapon at anything you do not intend to shoot. 3. Keep your finger straight and off-trigger until you intend to fire. 4. Keep the weapon on safe until you are ready to fire. The rules are redundant, meaning someone would have to break all 4 rules to result in a careless accident. Next time, please do your research before lopping your own opinion on a topic you have no idea about. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  10. Most important thing I learned was not to attempt swooping at 70 jumps. Hitting the ground still in a dive and walking away with a bruised knee is about as humbling as it gets. *And by humbling I mean realizing how easy it is to kill yourself under canopy.* Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  11. I may look into these, not for the purpose of skydiving, but so I can record some good videos of TERFing in a helicopter without the distracting hazard associated with holding a camera. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  12. I can't fill in all the details because most of it is FOUO, but to sum it up. The helos were doing something they weren't supposed to when the incident occurred. Unplanned (or planned) photo-ops are risky, because many in the crew will lose SA. Add a lack of SA in the crew with the high DA found at Lake Tahoe, and you have the right recipe for something like this to happen. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  13. I'm on the 21mg nicotine patch right now. The past 4 nights have literally been 1 different dream each time. Doesn't matter if I wake up for 5-10min, or go to the bathroom. Dream continues on like I just hit pause. They're also amazingly vivid and a bit more stable than most dreams. Less random than dreams I've had not on the patch. Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  14. Damn thought police. Just last week I was getting my CPR re-cert, and was thinking while watching the horrible video, "You know, they should make an awesome CPR video with hot chicks." Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.
  15. The Tony Danza: While doing a chick from behind, ask her, "Who's the boss?" Keep asking until she answers, "You are," or turns around. Donkey punch her in the face and say, "No bi*ch! Tony Danza's the boss!" Skydiving: You either learn from other's mistakes, or they'll learn from yours.