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by aaden
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:58 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: New phone- help me choose
Replies: 29
Views: 1271

New phone- help me choose

Hello all, My LG finally died on me and I need to replace my device. I am due for an upgrade so cost isn't a big issue. I am torn between the Samsung S21 Ultra and the I-phone 12 pro max.... I am familiar and comfortable with both IOS and Android and we aren't tied into one ecosystem or the other. I...

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by aaden
Fri May 07, 2021 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Shooting of Daunte Wright
Replies: 181
Views: 12236

Re: Shooting of Daunte Wright

If it is your opinion that improvements in education and living conditions are not reflected in a drop in crime rates, I think you are mistaken. The biggest contributor to crime is poverty. I think we can all agree on that? I hope... The Southern Poverty Law Center says that there's 3 simple things...

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by aaden
Mon May 03, 2021 8:38 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: 10 Years Since Killing of Osama Bin Laden
Replies: 22
Views: 1462

Re: 10 Years Since Killing of Osama Bin Laden

I often wonder if we actually got him.... I don't believe anyone independent has ever been able to confirm it. We did destroy all the evidence and never released the photos.

Anyone else have some degree of doubt?

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by aaden
Wed Apr 07, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Denver. Out with the old, in with the new. Feb 1995
Replies: 38
Views: 8548

Re: Denver. Out with the old, in with the new. Feb 1995

Thank you for posting this! Brings back old memories.

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by aaden
Wed Mar 31, 2021 5:09 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Preparing for an interview
Replies: 6
Views: 628

Preparing for an interview

Hello all,

I was just curious as to how you personally prepare for a job interview?

I have a couple big virtual interviews this week and was just curious as to what all of you do specifically to get ready.

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by aaden
Sat Mar 27, 2021 2:03 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: anet meets?
Replies: 4
Views: 803

anet meets?

Hello anet,

I was wondering whatever happened to the anet meets that used to occur at the various airports around the world? Obviously COVID-19 eliminates that but I hadn't seen a thread on a meeting in years. Maybe another longtime user can fill me in... Thanks!

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by aaden
Sat Jan 30, 2021 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: doug parker retiring?
Replies: 1
Views: 1018

doug parker retiring?

https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... tion-plan/
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Does anyone have any more information on this or what the legitimacy of this rumor is?


https://www.dallasnews.com/business/air ... tion-plan/

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by aaden
Sun Nov 08, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 103109

Re: Odds of US Election ending up in the supreme court

ER757 wrote:
aaden wrote:
Just curious as to what people think the odds are for the results of the election results in the US being contested in the supreme court?

Slim to none......and slim just left town.


Why do you think that?

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by aaden
Sun Nov 08, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 103109

Odds of US Election ending up in the supreme court

Just curious as to what people think the odds are for the results of the election results in the US being contested in the supreme court?

Looking for the legal perspectives over the personal or political perspectives...if that's possible...lol

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by aaden
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 103109

Re: Official Election thread

There’s no need to be. The margin is thin now yes, but an overwhelming percentage of the state is in Clark County, which is only 72% in and showing +7 for Biden. That will easily offset the outstanding rural vote and then some. Of course if Biden wins PA or GA Nevada doesn’t matter. I think there i...

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by aaden
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Updated: Biden officially secures enough electors to become president
Replies: 2420
Views: 103109

Re: Official Election thread

Wow just woke up Wisconsin is turning Blue * Suddenly Michigan is really close with a lot of votes outstanding, The ballots are mattering Pennsylvania still has many outstanding votes. Going to be close,. And Georgia is not done either. It’s comical just how poorly so many posts in this thread from...

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by aaden
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice/Interpretation needed-Potential Employer Calls with question about Salary Range
Replies: 9
Views: 782

Re: Advice/Interpretation needed-Potential Employer Calls with question about Salary Range

You would call one person. No need to go through it all with someone you won't hire. Once confirmed you advise the second person "Thank you for your time however...." Tugg I should add that I don't have an offer yet and they said "they wanted to confirm the salary range was ok before...

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by aaden
Tue Oct 20, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Advice/Interpretation needed-Potential Employer Calls with question about Salary Range
Replies: 9
Views: 782

Advice/Interpretation needed-Potential Employer Calls with question about Salary Range

Hello all, I interviewed last week for a non-profit Director position in NY last week. I was a finalist for the role (out of 2 final candidates). They called me this morning to make sure the compensation range was within what I was looking for, then said they would be in touch in the next day or so....

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by aaden
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phone Call from a potential employer to reject a candidate?
Replies: 7
Views: 623

Phone Call from a potential employer to reject a candidate?

Hello all: I was wondering how common it was to call a candidate who did not receive the position as opposed to emailing them if they were a finalist? I am just curious as to whether or not its an expectation that you call over emailing. I have always been emailed to be told I did not get the positi...

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by aaden
Wed Aug 26, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cell phone Upgrade time- Help me choose a new Phone.
Replies: 25
Views: 1617

Re: Cell phone Upgrade time- Help me choose a new Phone.

johns624 wrote:
Is your current phone broken? If not, save your money.


It's on it's last legs.... this is a forced change.

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by aaden
Wed Aug 26, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Cell phone Upgrade time- Help me choose a new Phone.
Replies: 25
Views: 1617

Cell phone Upgrade time- Help me choose a new Phone.

I am hoping for some input as to which phone you all would recommend/select between the iphone 11 pro max and lg v60. I go back and forth between apple and android phones and I am not tied to either. Just curious as to what your guy's thoughts are and why you would choose one over the other. Any fee...

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by aaden
Thu Jun 25, 2020 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revisiting MH370
Replies: 185
Views: 24334

Re: Revisiting MH370

What was the hypothesis behind the aircraft's flight path before it headed south. Was the thought that it was avoiding radar detection?

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by aaden
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revisiting MH370
Replies: 185
Views: 24334

Re: Revisiting MH370

I can't speak for policies in Asia, but in the USA, Life Insurance policies pay out even in the case of suicide if in force for at least 2 years. there was no insurance policie .... 1. I didn't say there was. I was simply responding to a previous poster, generally, about the relationship between an...

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by aaden
Wed Jun 24, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revisiting MH370
Replies: 185
Views: 24334

Re: Revisiting MH370

Now more than ever I think that the Chinese Government was behind it. Yes, my theory is the same. The plane is full of Semi-conductor specialist. And China was so eager to make China 2025 project happening yet the area they were desperate to get the hand on is semi-conductor specialist. I always wo...

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by aaden
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revisiting MH370
Replies: 185
Views: 24334

Revisiting MH370

Hey everyone:

Has anything new come forward regarding MH flight 370?

I know we have had a few threads on the topics over the years, but was wondering what the consensus was at the moment?

Is pilot suicide still believed by many to be the most likely cause?

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by aaden
Sun May 17, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020
Replies: 89
Views: 4358

Predictions on Electoral College Results 2020

All:

Would anyone care to give their predictions on how the 2020 Presidential election plays out on the electoral college map?

Poltical views aside, I am just curious as to how people feel the numbers will shake out. Last time around we had some suprises.

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by aaden
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Trump is extending the social distancing guidelines to 4/30/2020 at the earliest.

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by aaden
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Is Total Lock Down The Answer To Killing Corona Virus?

Very disturbing comment. Why are so many people like you blinded ? The problem is not the number of death, it's the saturation of the healthcare system, which proves that we're facing something totally unusual and unforseen. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/25/nyregion/nyc-coronavirus-hospitals.html...

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by aaden
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52079121

President Trump considering quarantining NY. This could be interesting.
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-52079121

President Trump considering quarantining NY. This could be interesting.

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by aaden
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

The Governor from the hot spot from NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday that his stay-at-home order for the entirety of New York State was “probably not the best public health strategy.” In a press conference in Albany, Cuomo said the smartest way forward would be a public health strategy t...

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by aaden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:34 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Is a depression better? Would 100,000 deaths due to economic collapse be better? Panic much? The worst hit country, by percentage, is now Iceland with extensive testing 2 cases per 1,000 persons. This will go down as the worst overreaction ever. https://wattsupwiththat.com/daily-coronavirus-covid-1...

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by aaden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

If you look in all the countries, we are rapidly on pace to overwhelm quickly. in 10 days, the US has gone from 2 thousand to 40 thousand cases. We do that in the next 10 days, that will be 800 thousand cases. We need to flatten the curve to keep all hospitals functioning, Who is to say we didnt ha...

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by aaden
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Does anyone have and data or thoughts on the number of unreported cases that have occurred or are currently out there? I wonder what the spread actually is or has been prior to the start of testing.

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by aaden
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 172570

Re: Novel Coronavirus outbreak

Italy has announced 793 deaths, 6557 new infections in the past 24 hours. https://www.corriere.it/salute/malattie_infettive/20_marzo_21/coronavirus-italia-53578-casi-positivi-4825-morti-bollettino-21-marzo-58905416-6b8c-11ea-8bdc-8d7efa0d8720.shtml In Italy there are worries that this is starting t...

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by aaden
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Board of Directors/Shareholders view on Doug Parker
Replies: 30
Views: 7633

AA Board of Directors/Shareholders view on Doug Parker

Hello all, I wanted to get some opinions on anet about what the perception of Doug Parker at american airlines is from the BOD and shareholders. Things have not gone well recently for the organization, but recently the Board backed the CEO. https://www.forbes.com/sites/tedreed/2019/10/10/american-ai...

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by aaden
Tue Dec 12, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryan air pilots-labor dispute
Replies: 3
Views: 423

Ryan air pilots-labor dispute

Forgive the question if it already in discussion elsewhere on the forum. I have been reading about the Ryan Air Pilot bases who did not negotiate and come to terms with Management and their vote for industrial action. I was wondering what the aviation communities perspective on the situation was? I ...

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by aaden
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest and the 737
Replies: 4
Views: 652

Southwest and the 737

Hi Everyone, I have looked for an answer online and couldn't find one. I was always curious as to why Southwest choose the 737 over any other A/C for their fleet. I certainly know the benefits of doing so...I was just curious as to what the reasoning was for a 737 as opposed to an Airbus or anything...

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by aaden
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Large A\C at Tupelo MS regional airport today
Replies: 3
Views: 1272

Large A\C at Tupelo MS regional airport today

Guys,

I was in Tupelo MS this afternoon and I watched an alleigant (Airbus) and a National airlines (Airbus) land a few minutes ago.

I was told their was no commercial service into this airport. Does anyone know whats going on? Some type of an emergency?

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by aaden
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Best Places to Live in Denver
Replies: 3
Views: 783

Re: Best Places to Live in Denver

Those places are rather expensive FYI. What are you looking for in terms of activities, commute, ect?

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by aaden
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Got a promotion but have not received a contract. How do I proceed?
Replies: 8
Views: 687

Got a promotion but have not received a contract. How do I proceed?

Long story but I was promoted but do not have a new contract, what action can I take? I recently took a position as an assistant principal at an independent non-union school. My boss gave notice 30 days after my arrival. The school board voted to give me her position. This fact has been announced an...

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by aaden
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Career change/advancement- in a different field (advice needed)
Replies: 3
Views: 456

Career change/advancement- in a different field (advice needed)

I am currently looking to return to a previous line of work Which is in a field I am not currently in. I may have an offer shortly to return the field but not in my ideal role. My question is: is there value in currently being in the field working full time as opposed to out of it while looking for ...

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by aaden
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job Interview procedure (references)
Replies: 9
Views: 1104

Re: Job Interview procedure (references)

Of course you should have already had references picked out and notified that you are job searching, right????? But yes once they get to the reference check stage it is usually a positive sign that they are close to making a decision. Of course this depends on how many folks they brought in for a 2...

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by aaden
Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job Interview procedure (references)
Replies: 9
Views: 1104

Re: Job Interview procedure (references)

Of course you should have already had references picked out and notified that you are job searching, right????? But yes once they get to the reference check stage it is usually a positive sign that they are close to making a decision. Of course this depends on how many folks they brought in for a 2...

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by aaden
Wed Mar 22, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job Interview procedure (references)
Replies: 9
Views: 1104

Job Interview procedure (references)

Hi all, I was hoping for some insight on my situation. I recently interviewed (2nd interview- the first was a long phone conversation) at a company in California for a position. They flew me out and paid for everything. When I got back I sent a Thank you email her. She responded a few minutes ago as...

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by aaden
Fri Jan 27, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 737 max and A320neo performance numbers
Replies: 9
Views: 6808

737 max and A320neo performance numbers

Hi all, I had a couple questions about performance numbers for for both aircraft and how airlines evaluate the two options. A.) I would assume cost per mile, maintence, and turn around times as well as bottom line cost to purchase the a/c is the deciding factors. With both companies stating they hav...

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by aaden
Fri Jan 27, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo vs 737 Max airline preference
Replies: 17
Views: 5557

Re: A320neo vs 737 Max airline preference

:stirthepot: Well some airlines think he is right and about 60% of the backlog agrees with him. 40% disagrees. Does that mean that the A320neo is 20% better than the 737 MAX? Sorry, I thought it was a quiet evening, & a stirring of the pot can get things moving. I don`t know enough to judge eit...

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by aaden
Thu Jan 26, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo vs 737 Max airline preference
Replies: 17
Views: 5557

A320neo vs 737 Max airline preference

Hello anetters, From what I have managed to find online and in our forums the A320neo family is outselling the 737max family. Is there a performance difference or price that has been found by carriers that causes them to prefer the nex airbus jet over Boeing? There is currently a 1500 order gap betw...

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by aaden
Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is southwest airlines struggling this decade?
Replies: 39
Views: 6077

Is southwest airlines struggling this decade?

Hello anet, I was wondering what the consensus on this forum was as to why southwest airlines has gone from being one of the leading airlines to struggling these past years. Perhaps my perception is wrong but they do not seem nearly as strong of a carrier as they used to be- feel free to correct thi...

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by aaden
Sat Nov 19, 2016 4:49 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Job interview procedure-what should I expect
Replies: 8
Views: 1248

Job interview procedure-what should I expect

So here is a brief background of the situation I'm in. I am being flown into Virginia from California on Wednesday for an interview for a director position with a non profit organization. They covered all the expenses. I have already spoken on the phone with this organization twice. I will spend a t...

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by aaden
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:37 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Iphone vs Android
Replies: 58
Views: 4004

Iphone vs Android

Its time for me to upgrade my phone. And with August-October being when the majority of flagship phones are released such as the note 7, iphone 7 and lg v20, which looks to be really solid on paper. I was curious as to where anet stands in terms of phones they use. Please tell me what phone you curr...

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by aaden
Mon Jun 23, 2014 7:48 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Life/Career Path/choices
Replies: 4
Views: 1135

Life/Career Path/choices

Hi all, I'm a recent college grad- 2 years ago this summer. I've been struggling to find any type of career path, working jobs that are 10-15 an hr, and not directly in my field. Which is education. I'm in that strange place where I need experience, yet can't get hired to get experience. Is it that ...

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by aaden
Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:18 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Important Is Your Diet And Exercise To You
Replies: 25
Views: 3371

RE: How Important Is Your Diet And Exercise To You

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/PhilBy" class="quote" target="_blank">PhilBy</a> (<a href="#7" class="quote">Reply 7</a>):<br/><i>I'ts important but I like my food and wine too...

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by aaden
Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: How Important Is Your Diet And Exercise To You
Replies: 25
Views: 3371

How Important Is Your Diet And Exercise To You

I'm just curious as to how it important it is to the average anetter and or person in general I guess. How important is it to you to maintain a healthy weight, exercising regularly, and eating right to you? if you do exercise- what do you do? and how often? if you are on a diet, or sometype of healt...

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by aaden
Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dieting Isn't That Bad
Replies: 19
Views: 2498

RE: Dieting Isn't That Bad

That's awesome to hear as a health professional! Welcome to the healthier happier side of diet and exercise. Everyone is dieting Becuase everyone has a diet, it's just wag it consists of... I like to think of changes like that not as diet changes but lifestyle changes... Welcome to living well friend.

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by aaden
Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Depression Question
Replies: 21
Views: 2763

RE: Depression Question

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/iFlyLOTs" class="quote" target="_blank">iFlyLOTs</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i/></font></td></tr></table> IFlylot,...

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