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    Posted: 06 February 2021 at 11:26am
Im getting closer to get back on Bike !

Get back on Bike II

If im motivated enough i may go finish the seat this WE too !?!?!?
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A documentary film maker in California is working on a doc about the hidden long-term physical and mental health issues firefighters face in their careers. He's basing a portion of it on my dad, who is in the final stages of his early-onset Alzheimer's. 

Because of COVID and his first kid being born, the filmmaker cannot really travel, so I've been helping out with the filming in this region. It started off just with some guys who knew my dad. It has spiraled into interviews with a woman fireman who had double breast cancer and now teaches decontamination safety at the state fire college, a guy who developed a rare pediatric brain tumor at age 40, a guy who got esophageal and nasal tumors, a guy who developed an essential tremor, and three guys who all had PTSD and depression, two of which had to go to rehab for drugs and alcohol after suicide attempts. Up until one of those last guys really pushed for it, counseling/therapy was not even covered by their health insurance. 

Yet somehow, despite how dark all these interviews end up being, it feels like I'm at least helping do some good. The goal is to bring attention to these issues that build up over a career of exposure to both toxins and stress, and showcase the lack of support for those whose health issues don't fit the standard assumed health issues, like lung cancers. 

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A few days ago my shower shoes has arrived so i had my first shower in Standing Position after more than 2 years(in sitting Position)!



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Thanks! Im stationed at Stewart but on a rotation to Korea now. Sucks to be away from home, but at least Im in a country that has a handle on the rona. The country actually started implementing prevention measures when they got to 500 cases per day.
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Originally posted by Eville Eville wrote:

Just found out the Army thinks Im fit to be promoted to Major. Should be fun.

Ayyy congrats! 

You work at Hunter right? Or did I imagine that? 

I got my new car at Critz, which is on that street just on the other side of an entrance to the base. When I was driving to get it I had a thought of "I know someone from the forum works at Hunter or Stewart and I'm not sure who it is or which base." 




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Originally posted by SSOK SSOK wrote:

Your SO drove all the vehicles that a 17 year old male would want (except for the Bug). She's only missing a clapped out pickup truck and a Mustang/Civic missing an exhaust.


The best part is up until the Mini, they were all hand-me-downs because she has two siblings who the cars would filter through first. And all that is after these cars mostly being found in yards or bought with a few hundred bucks cash from the classifieds by her dad and "fixed up" by an uncle who was a carpenter by trade and kinda roughly knew something about cars. 

The condition of all these cars by the time she got them is legendary. Pushing 250k miles, pieces and parts constantly falling off, stuff fixed with duct tape, etc. 




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Just found out the Army thinks Im fit to be promoted to Major. Should be fun.
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Speaking of the Mazda 3, I looooove the new Mazda 3. In fact all of their cars look awesome. 

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Your SO drove all the vehicles that a 17 year old male would want (except for the Bug). She's only missing a clapped out pickup truck and a Mustang/Civic missing an exhaust.
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I had my S/O list out the cars she's owned as proof. The vast majority of these were hand-me-downs from her dad, who is a notorious "spot a car in someone's yard and offer them a few hundred cash for it" kinda guy. None of these were close to new when she got them, so the years are not chronological even if they look like it, if that makes sense. 

Here is what she recalls:

1975 MG Midget (First car, started the whole trend)
1978 VW Beetle 
1990 Mazda 3 ("The only normal car I ever owned. It also lasted the longest, and maybe that's related?" she contemplated upon remembering the car) 
1995 Mazda Miata 
1999 Jeep Wrangler (With hodgepodge lift kit)
2003 Mini Cooper
2005 VW New Beetle (Which she was driving when we met)

And that is now capped off with a 2017 Nissan Juke. 


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Originally posted by impulse418 impulse418 wrote:

Awesome! Did your SO end up getting the Honda Fit?

Nah she ended up with a Nissan Juke and loves it. Got a great deal on a 2017 because they were discontinuing them and that was the final production year. It keeps up her tradition of only owning the weirdest possible vehicles. 
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Awesome! Did your SO end up getting the Honda Fit?
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I got a new-used car. It's a 2020 Buick Encore AWD. Technically it was listed as one-owner used because one of the big dealership groups in Savannah bought it from their Buick lot back in June and used it as a loaner car on their BMW lot. It had 2,170 miles on it. They let it go for $18k with tax and everything out the door, which tells me they were looking to just not own it anymore. 

Also they offered me $480 trade for the poor ol' Hyundai. I was able to wiggle them up to $700 but I think they were probably more correct considering the robust problems it was developing.

My S/O said I had to pose with it for a photo: 



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Went pheasant hunting on Friday. It was way better than going to work!

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Man that sounds like a pain. Speaking of gats, finally took the Tippmann 22lr out. Fun little gat!
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I can tell you now a Little bit more about getting a weapon license in Germany:



To get a firearm you must be member in a big Shooting Club for min. one year, also you have to shoot more than 12 times a year/each month or min. 18 times, to go on vacation for example. Also you Need to have sucessfull Expertise and a clean criminal Record.

After one year of Shooting you can ask for a "WBK" for Sport shooters (german short form of: Weapon Owners Card).
If ... you are now allowed to buy each weapon you Need to shoot your diszipline, for me example skeet-Rifles. The WBK allows to buy and store at home in a safe. Transport(breach empty) to the range is just in a locked case allowed, ammunition must be stored somewhere else than in the locked rifle case. (Walking in puplic with an armed gun etc. Needs a Special weapon license called "Waffenschein" in english may something like Weaponticket !?!?!? Just high risk Persons will get one of them but no normal human)

If you stop be a shooter you can loose your licensen, cause no shoot = no Need, thats A bit of german firearm-laws





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I wish I had room for it in my carry on.  I made a lot of progress in Minecraft on my Switch though.  
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Originally posted by evillepaintball evillepaintball wrote:

We decided to get married in September, got married in October right before I left for 6-9 months in Korea. Currently sitting in a barracks room in Korea with 4 other dudes waiting to be released from quarantine. So much Netflix.


Isn't this what CoD multiplayer is for?
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We decided to get married in September, got married in October right before I left for 6-9 months in Korea.  Currently sitting in a barracks room in Korea with 4 other dudes waiting to be released from quarantine.  So much Netflix.  
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Yesterday i went to Neudenau(one of many villages in Germany) for playing paintball before Nov. "Lockdown" in Germany.

Neudenau 31.10.2020

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