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« Reply #1625 on: October 06, 2012, 08:11:20 pm »
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The good, the bad, and the ugly about me is available here.  I told the travel group, so why not tell you all?  It's my life baby. I'm happy with it.
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« Reply #1626 on: October 06, 2012, 08:17:24 pm »
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The good, the bad, and the ugly about me is available here.  I told the travel group, so why not tell you all?  It's my life baby. I'm happy with it.

I have to wonder if the "heading to Thailand for all the right reasons" disclaimer was inspired by opebo. Tongue

Beautifully written biography, Torie - you've had - and have - an interesting life.
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« Reply #1627 on: October 07, 2012, 11:32:39 pm »
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I've been here for a little while now and STILL haven't filled this section out! Better late than never I guess!

Age: 21
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic composition: White
Religion: Protestant
Height: 6'4
Weight: 250 lbs
Location: Perth, Australia
Where you were born: Perth, Australia
Occupation: College (university) student, studying a Masters Degree in Computer Security
Person you most admire: My family & friends, Jesus Christ, Adi Dassler, Henry Ford, Ray Kroc, Bill Gates, Alex Seropian, Captain Cook, Walter Raleigh, the American founding fathers, Colonel Sanders, Karl Benz, Shigeru Miyamoto, Brandon Tartikoff, Ted Nugent,
Favorite Band: I love most music, sans some divisions of metal (like death metal), rap and hip-hop, and I'm not fond of anything laden with expletives.
Favorite Politician: Margaret Thatcher, Ronald Reagan, Scott Walker, Robert Menzies, John Howard, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, William Gladstone, Winston Churchill, Ron Paul, Rand Paul, Nigel Farage, Daniel Hannan, and some others I can't think of right now.
Favorite President: Ronald Reagan, although there would be others, I may amend this post at a later date after doing some research.
Favorite Sports team: None.
Other Interests: American & British culture and history, history in general, political systems and parties, classic TV (particularly sitcoms), video games (Xbox 360 man here), listening to music, exploring new places, the countryside, food & some other things.
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« Reply #1628 on: October 10, 2012, 12:25:41 am »
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Age: 25

Gender: Male

Race/ethnic composition: German/Portuguese

Religion: none

Height: 5'9''

Weight: 150 lbs

Location: Camden, NJ

Where you were born: Willingboro, NJ

Occupation: student, Rutgers School of Law Class of 2015

Person you most admire: my parents, Carl Sagan, Freddie Mercury, Syd Barrett, Bill Maher, Christopher Hitchens, Albert Einstein

Favorite Band: Queen, Coheed And Cambria, Pink Floyd, Yes, The Beatles, Muse, Dream Theater

Favorite Politician: Bill Clinton

Favorite President: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln

Favorite Sports team: New York Mets, New York Rangers, Philadelphia Eagles, San Diego Chargers

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« Reply #1629 on: October 11, 2012, 04:39:36 am »
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Age: 24
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic compostion: Caucasian 
Religion: Agnostic
Height: 5'6
Weight: 200 lbs
Location: Lexington, KY
Where you were born: Pikeville, KY
Occupation: Graduate Student
Person you most admire: My Mom, R.A. Salvatore, J. Michael Straczynski, Abraham Lincoln, FDR, RFK, Hayao Miyazaki, Akira Toriyama, Eiichiro Oda.
Favorite Band: Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Favorite President: FDR
Favorite Sports team: Not much for sports, but I guess the University of Kentucky Wildcats.
Your other interests: History, Politics, Literature, Japanese Culture, Anime, Manga, Reading, Writing, Movies, TV, Sci-fi, Medieval Fantasy, Video Games, and Tabletop Roleplaying (Dungeons & Dragons and similar games).
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« Reply #1630 on: October 18, 2012, 02:40:41 pm »
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Age: 18
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic compostion: Caucasian  
Religion: I'm a believer.
Location: Morgantown, WV
Where you were born: Stroudsburg, PA
Occupation: Undergraduate Student
Person you most admire: My parents, and my sister Smiley
Favorite Band: Train ( though my favorite genre is Country)
Favorite President: Ronald Reagan
Favorite Sports team: West Virginia Mountaineers! Country Roads baby!
Your other interests: Sports, history, girls, having a wild time.
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« Reply #1631 on: October 18, 2012, 02:54:59 pm »
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Age: 18
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic compostion: Caucasian  
Religion: I'm a believer.
Location: Morgantown, WV
Where you were born: Stroudsburg, PA
Occupation: Undergraduate Student
Person you most admire: My parents, and my sister Smiley
Favorite Band: Train ( though my favorite genre is Country)
Favorite President: Ronald Reagan
Favorite Sports team: West Virginia Mountaineers! Country Roads baby!
Your other interests: Sports, history, girls, having a wild time.

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« Reply #1632 on: October 18, 2012, 03:10:17 pm »
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Thank you Scott  haha Smiley
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« Reply #1633 on: October 19, 2012, 04:06:56 pm »
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Age: 18
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic compostion: Caucasian  
Religion: I'm a believer.
Location: Morgantown, WV
Where you were born: Stroudsburg, PA
Occupation: Undergraduate Student
Person you most admire: My parents, and my sister Smiley
Favorite Band: Train ( though my favorite genre is Country)
Favorite President: Ronald Reagan
Favorite Sports team: West Virginia Mountaineers! Country Roads baby!
Your other interests: Sports, history, girls, having a wild time.
I guess I am a fellow West Virginian in the family sense...my Grandma comes from Sutton, and my Uncle from South Charleston. WVU is the only sports team I follow, and either FSU or WVU will be the college I attend. Welcome to the forum Smiley
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« Reply #1634 on: October 19, 2012, 11:20:09 pm »
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Age: 18
Gender: Male
Race/ethnic compostion: Caucasian  
Religion: I'm a believer.
Location: Morgantown, WV
Where you were born: Stroudsburg, PA
Occupation: Undergraduate Student
Person you most admire: My parents, and my sister Smiley
Favorite Band: Train ( though my favorite genre is Country)
Favorite President: Ronald Reagan
Favorite Sports team: West Virginia Mountaineers! Country Roads baby!
Your other interests: Sports, history, girls, having a wild time.
I guess I am a fellow West Virginian in the family sense...my Grandma comes from Sutton, and my Uncle from South Charleston. WVU is the only sports team I follow, and either FSU or WVU will be the college I attend. Welcome to the forum Smiley

That's awesome! Go Mountaineers Smiley

and thanks! Smiley
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« Reply #1635 on: October 26, 2012, 11:21:24 pm »
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I suppose this deserves an update with the current state on it Tongue

Age: 23
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: German, Irish, Hungarian, Luxembourgese, English
Religion: Catholic (Roman Rite)
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 145 lbs
Place of Residence: Madison, WI
Place of Birth: Sandusky, OH
Place I spent most of my forum life: Cleveland, OH
Occupation: Grad Student
Favorite U.S. Politician: George Voinovich
Favorite U.S. President: I was obsessed with William Henry Harrison when I was a kid for some reason; no favorite now
Favorite Teams: Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Indians, Anything Cleveland, whoever is playing the Steelers
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Games: Trick Question. I'm a Grad Student; I don't have time for games.
Favorite Foods: Peanut Butter, Raisins, Soup
Favorite Drinks: Water almost exclusively
Other Interests: Cross-Country Running, Maps, Religion, Hiking, Swimming, Sports, Complaining err Conversation with Friends
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« Reply #1636 on: October 28, 2012, 07:47:11 am »
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Age: 25
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Caucasian (all European, primarily Western)
Religion: Theistic-leaning agnostic (if that makes sense)
Height: 6'0
Weight: 170
Place of Birth: San Diego, CA
Occupation: Student (basically)
Favorite Bands: Foo Fighters, Incubus, Pink Floyd, Nirvana, etc. My music taste is quite diverse.
Favorite U.S. Politician: Current? Bill Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Boxer, Sherrod Brown, Bernie Sanders, etc.
Favorite U.S. Presidents: Franklin D. Roosevelt (first), William Jefferson Clinton, and Lyndon B. Johnson (domestically).
Favorite Team: New England Patriots
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Games: Final Fantasy, Halo, etc.
Favorite Foods: Japanese and Mexican cuisines.
Other Interests: Probably too many to list, to be honest. I don't know how to narrow this down.
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« Reply #1637 on: November 08, 2012, 06:13:34 am »
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I suppose it's better to begin here.
I'm sorry if my English is not good.

Age: 21
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Caucasian (French, Italian, Spanish)
Religion: Catholic
Height: 5'11''
Weight: 220 lbs
Location : Sevran, France (Paris suburbs)
Occupation: None (temporarily disabled)
Person you most admire: Nelson Mandela
Favorite U.S. Politician: Russ Feingold
Favorite U.S. Presidents:  Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton
Favorite Team: Any team representing France (otherwise the underdog)
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Foods: Pizzas and hamburgers
Other Interests: Sports (especially auto racing, soccer and American football) and History
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« Reply #1638 on: November 11, 2012, 04:42:21 pm »
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Person you most admire: Nelson Mandela
Favorite U.S. Politician: Russ Feingold
Favorite U.S. Presidents:  Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton

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I haven't done this in like years, so:
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: German
Religion: agnostic
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Location: Kronau, Germany
Place I grew up and joined USEAF: Mt. Prospect, IL, USA
Place of Birth: Mainz, Germany
Occupation: [student]
Person you most admire: Tesla
Favourite (current) US Politician: Brian Schweitzer
Favourite former US Politicians: Russ Feingold, Arlen Specter, Robert LaFollette, Frank Church, ...
Favourite US Presidents: FDR, LBJ, Taft, Lincoln
Favourite Team: Mainz 05
Favourite Colour: Blue, specifically the shade on the flag of Finland
Favourite Foods: Thai/Korean/Japanese foods, Raclette, Brazil nuts
Favourite Author: Andreas Eschbach
Other interests: PONIES, maths, maps, archery, ...
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« Reply #1639 on: November 14, 2012, 04:44:59 pm »
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Age: 23

Gender: Male

Ethnicity: Caucasian (Maybe some Cherokee in there--jury still out)

Religion:
Raised Lutheran--Agnostic now. But it's sometimes nice to believe you can bargain with a higher power to make your life better and to yell at when things don't go your way...

Location: Connecticut, USA

Occupation: Student

Person you most admire: Anyone who has the guts to be themselves and follow their dreams.

Favorite US Presidents: Don't know.

Favorite Team: Don't really have one. I'll root for the New Jersey Devils if they're on.

Favorite Color: Hard to choose. Here are some: black, gray, brown, green, red, blue...heck...all of them

Favorite Video Games: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Crusader Kings II, Metal Gear Solid, SimCity

Favorite Foods: Mexican, Italian

Other interests: History, economics, art, science, video games, technology, brain-eating zombies...
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« Reply #1640 on: November 15, 2012, 06:17:42 am »
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Favorite Team: I'll root for the New Jersey Devils if they're on.

Favorite Video Games: Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

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« Reply #1641 on: November 16, 2012, 07:55:51 am »
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Place I grew up and joined USEAF: Mt. Prospect, IL, USA

I have relatives who used to live in Mt. Prospect.  They moved out about ten years ago, but that's still cool.  Small world, huh?
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« Reply #1642 on: November 16, 2012, 07:57:59 am »
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Person you most admire: Nelson Mandela
Favorite U.S. Politician: Russ Feingold
Favorite U.S. Presidents:  Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln, Bill Clinton

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I haven't done this in like years, so:
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: German
Religion: agnostic
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Location: Kronau, Germany
Place I grew up and joined USEAF: Mt. Prospect, IL, USA
Place of Birth: Mainz, Germany
Occupation: [student]
Person you most admire: Tesla
Favourite (current) US Politician: Brian Schweitzer
Favourite former US Politicians: Russ Feingold, Arlen Specter, Robert LaFollette, Frank Church, ...
Favourite US Presidents: FDR, LBJ, Taft, Lincoln
Favourite Team: Mainz 05
Favourite Colour: Blue, specifically the shade on the flag of Finland
Favourite Foods: Thai/Korean/Japanese foods, Raclette, Brazil nuts
Favourite Author: Andreas Eschbach
Other interests: PONIES, maths, maps, archery, ...

So you're also a German-Illinoisian? Weird.
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« Reply #1643 on: November 16, 2012, 12:33:20 pm »
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favorite band- archers of loaf

Woah. You may have mentioned before that you like them, but I always feel like I'm the only person that knows them of anyone I know.

one of my favourites too. icky mettle is one of my top 100 albums (doesnt sound like much of an honour but i've listened to a ridiculous amount of music)
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« Reply #1644 on: November 18, 2012, 09:46:23 pm »
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Age: Late teens
Gender: Male

Race/ethnic composition: White American with European (Scotch/Irish/English Dutch/German/Danish) heritage (and a tad bit of native American)

Religion: Agnostic kinda, fence sitter
Height: 5-9
Weight:130s
Location: Georgia-USA
Where you were born: Florida-USA

Occupation: Student, Political Writer, Tennis Writer,  Human Rights Activist,  Frequent political campaign volunteer

Person you most admire: Some friends I know who were involved in the Arab Spring freedom movement. I also like Axl Rose the musician and Mike Leach the football coach + politicians below.

Favorite Former (non president) Politicians: John Edwards, Scoop Jackson, Hubert Humphrey, Henry Wallace, George McGovern, Ross Perot, Bob Kerrey, Pete Stark

Favorite Current Politicians: Sherrod Brown, Bernie Sanders, Brian Schweitzer, Ralph Nader, Rocky Anderson,  Bill Nelson, Keith Ellison, Ron Wyden, Pete Defazio, Al Franken and for a conservative tinge John McCain and Rand Paul

Favorite Band: Guns and Roses
Favorite Presidents: LBJ, FDR, Teddy Roosevelt, Andrew Jackson, Truman, Carter.
Favorite Color: Blue
Favorite Food: BBQ or Italian or Steak, Cheesecake.
 
Favorite Sports team: Florida State Seminoles, also like Andy Murray and a bunch of tennis players, Ajax and Tottenham football, Orlando Magic and Miami Heat basketball, New York Mets baseball. Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Jacksonville Jaguars American Football.  Other teams I like too.

Other interests: Human Rights Activism, Tennis, Sports, 70/80s/90s Rock Music/Rock Music, Twitter,  History, Military History and Military stuff, Video Games (PS3  Shooters and Sports and some PC strategy), Coaching, World Cultures and Travel.
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« Reply #1645 on: November 19, 2012, 01:45:29 am »
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Torie's a gay!?!?!!! Otherwise (and not excluding that) that was a very appreciated biography.
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« Reply #1646 on: November 19, 2012, 02:00:42 am »
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Oh, good grief…
Welcome anyway! Cheesy

Place I grew up and joined USEAF: Mt. Prospect, IL, USA

I have relatives who used to live in Mt. Prospect.  They moved out about ten years ago, but that's still cool.  Small world, huh?
Holy cabbagenauts… That is cool.

So you're also a German-Illinoisian? Weird.
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« Reply #1647 on: November 19, 2012, 06:26:33 am »
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I also like Axl Rose

First off, welcome to the forum Smiley

But please tell me you appreciate his music, not him as a person Tongue
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« Reply #1648 on: November 22, 2012, 02:06:20 am »
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It's been at least a year since I've given this an update...

Age: 18
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: French, German, Cherokee
Religion: Protestant
Height: 6'5''
Weight: 165 lbs
Place of Residence: Clay City, Indiana
Place of Birth: Iola, Kansas
Place I spent most of my forum life: Clay City, Indiana
Occupation: College Student: Majoring in Social Studies Education, Minoring in English
Favorite U.S. Politicians: Mitt Romney, Mitch Daniels, Susana Martinez, Bill Haslam, Olympia Snowe, John McCain, Evan Bayh, Lisa Murkowski
Favorite U.S. President: I've never had a definite favorite, but I'll have to go with Eisenhower.
Favorite Teams: Kansas Jayhawks, Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals, Indiana Hoosiers, St. Louis Cardinals
Favorite Color: Green
Favorite Games: SimCity Social, Scrabble
Favorite Foods: Turtle, Bacon, Egg Roll, Ranch, Mashed Potatoes, Raccoon, Gooseberry Pie
Favorite Drinks: Coke, Mountain Dew Code Red, Kamchatka, Golden Peak Sweet Tea
Favorite Music: Carrie Underwood, Josh Turner, Rascal Flatts, Nicki Minaj, Maroon 5, Fun.
Other Interests: Reading, Twitter (ibahney94), My dog (Shadow)
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« Reply #1649 on: November 25, 2012, 08:45:13 pm »
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Age: 17
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: Northern European (English, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish and German, as far as I know...)
Religion: Atheist
Height: Not exactly sure, but I'd guess around 6'5"
Weight: No idea
Place of Residence: Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Place of Birth: Wakefield, Rhode Island
Occupation: High school student
Most Admired Person: Daniel Schorr
Favorite Politicians (historical): Robert LaFollette, Hubert Humphrey, Walter Mondale
Favorite Politicians (contemporary): Bernie Sanders, Russ Feingold, Elizabeth Warren, Tammy Baldwin, Joe Biden
Favorite President: Probably FDR, but Lincoln and Truman are also contenders
Other Interests: History of broadcasting, issues related to news media, political history
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