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by Miro
Wed Sep 29, 2010 12:56 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Model UN
Replies: 18
Views: 2855

Re: Model UN

Will anyone be attending the Chicago Conference in November?

I'll be representing General Assembly Third Committee.
by Miro
Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:25 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: Parkour Workout
Replies: 3
Views: 1459

Re: Parkour Workout

I posted this in another thread but I think it's appropriate. These are all body weight exercises that will increase strength and endurance.

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by Miro
Thu Sep 16, 2010 8:00 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: [YAWLT] Yet Another Weight Loss Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 1829

Re: [YAWLT] Yet Another Weight Loss Thread

Four pounds a week is the most you can lose each week /healthily/. Of course this changes depending on your own personal body type, metabolism, genetic background, etc etc. Like everyone else has said Eat breakfast every day. It doesn't have to be much, maybe a granola bar and a banana. Snack throug...
by Miro
Thu Sep 16, 2010 7:23 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: No access to gym, muscle training
Replies: 8
Views: 2377

Re: No access to gym, muscle training

I'm the same boat as you mate. Flutter kicks are great, however by doing those exclusively you're ignoring your upper abs. Over the last two months I've started doing the Matto BUD/s prep exercise and it's great. Tough but great. I scanned in the paper I was given but it's not very high quality but ...
by Miro
Sat Apr 25, 2009 4:52 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Flawed Narrators
Replies: 48
Views: 9139

Re: Flawed Narrators

The second I read the thread title I thought "Only Revolutions" by Mark Z. Danielewski, the same guy who did House of Leaves. Its a dual person narritive that uses Stream of Consciousness to convey the story. It has two main characters, you read the book one way to get the boy's story and ...
by Miro
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:13 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Mostly unknown styles of food (internationally)
Replies: 3
Views: 980

Re: Mostly unknown styles of food (internationally)

The Keetoowa(Cherokee) tribe has some great recipes. My favorite is grape dumplings. •1 cup flour •1 ½ tsp baking powder •2 tsp sugar •¼ tsp salt •1 tbsp shortening •½ cup grape juice Mix flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and shortening. Add juice and mix into stiff dough. Roll dough very thin on fl...
by Miro
Wed Apr 01, 2009 10:43 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that made you cry
Replies: 296
Views: 41609

Re: Books that made you cry

I feel kind of weird saying this, but the only book that made me cry was I cried reading was The Dark Tower and

Spoiler:
Eddie died.


I had been reading that series my entrie life, and while the last few books wern't the best I had ever read, I had connected with the above character more than any other.
by Miro
Sat Mar 28, 2009 6:16 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Kindle, Nook, E-Reader and other Ebooks
Replies: 106
Views: 24084

Re: Kindle 2

I have an original kindle and I love it. I work at a call center with a low call volume, so I have alot of down time. Prior to getting my kindle I would bring in a book or two every shift and read between calls, now I just carry my Kindle and I dont have to worry about running out of stuff to read. ...
by Miro
Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:31 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body
Replies: 1607
Views: 165013

Re: Strange or even mildly amusing things about your body

Im near sighted in one eye and far sighted in the other.

Sometimes I forget which contact goes where and by the time I realize it Im either in class, at work, or driving.
by Miro
Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Thoughts for ships
Replies: 89839
Views: 6889711

Re: Fleeting/Random/Thoughts (now with 20% more fungus!)

Some times Im a complete idiot. I wanted to get something out of my pocket and after about 5 seconds I realized I was hitting SHIFT-B on my keyboard.
by Miro
Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:27 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The Official Running thread!
Replies: 444
Views: 146818

Re: The Official Running thread!

Im a mid-distance runner. 3.2-3.8(depending on the route I take) to work and back sunday-wednesday, with a 1.6 mile run thursday-saturday. Its taken a while to get up to the shape im in, I started out taking the bus to work then walking home. After I got used to the exercise I started walking to and...
by Miro
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:53 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Help Request: Informal Survey For Philosophy Class
Replies: 4
Views: 576

Re: Help Request: Informal Survey For Philosophy Class

Question, those of us who are irreligious/atheistic, are we not part of the target group? No. This was already adressed. "I understand that certain religions/belief systems do not have deity('s) incorporated in them but this is a report on the deity's themselves not the religion in question. I...
by Miro
Wed Mar 04, 2009 12:21 am UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Help Request: Informal Survey For Philosophy Class
Replies: 4
Views: 576

Help Request: Informal Survey For Philosophy Class

I am currently writing a report on "What makes a God?", to make sure that I am fair and objective base I am turning to my friends on the internet to get a wide selection of information from people who have actually studied said religion and are able to give me accurate information that I m...
by Miro
Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:41 am UTC
Forum: Your art and links
Topic: worst pun ever
Replies: 20
Views: 4500

Re: worst pun ever

For amazingly horrible puns I think the award goes to our friends over at Chaospet.com, which is currently hosting the 86th Philosophers’ Carnival. http://chaospet.com/comics/2007-09-20-33.png http://chaospet.com/comics/2007-11-24-00.png http://chaospet.com/comics/2008-08-01.png http://chaospet.com/...
by Miro
Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:17 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Coolest school projects, making schoolwork fun
Replies: 46
Views: 3753

Re: Coolest school projects, making schoolwork fun

My senior year the AP physics class made Trebuchet's for our final project. We split the class up into three groups of 5(very small class) and had a compitition, unfortunatly due to school rules we could only launch soccer balls because they were "safe". My team came in second. My junior y...
by Miro
Sat Feb 28, 2009 10:05 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Ouch" moments in school
Replies: 514
Views: 47052

Re: "Ouch" moments in school

You can believe what you want, Ill just say that the changing room in question consists of a room lined with lockers with a swinging door that opens into a shower room.
by Miro
Sat Feb 28, 2009 8:26 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: "Ouch" moments in school
Replies: 514
Views: 47052

Re: "Ouch" moments in school

spoilered cause its on the pg-13 side of ouch moments. A Gen.Ed requirement at my school is 1 credit hour of a sport of some kind. I signed up for Judo and it is being taught by some frat boy grad student(lets call him MIke). Last monday my 0900 class let out early so I head over to the Gym ...
by Miro
Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:40 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Hard work vs. Smartishness
Replies: 247
Views: 34507

Re: Hard work vs. Smartishness

Alex I have to disagree, I personally think that alot of the "I dont work hard, Im just smart" posts are genuine. The United States public schools system is laughably pathetic. Personally, Im just lazy. In highschool I did the bare minimum to get a low B. Its the same now Im in college, on...
by Miro
Sat Feb 28, 2009 7:08 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics
Replies: 71
Views: 5812

Re: Odd (Yet Meaningful) Essay Topics

I wrote a persuasive speech as to why people should use Victor Borges "Phonetic Punctuation" while talking in everyday life. While using phonetic punctuation throughout the entire speech of course. Since my teacher was a huge Borge fan I even threw in some In Inflationary Language inthree ...
by Miro
Thu Feb 26, 2009 1:29 am UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The problem here is motivation
Replies: 84
Views: 7305

Re: The problem here is motivation

Something that might also help out, find a local team/group/society/club that focuses on something fun and physical. It can be anything from tennis to judo. Just as long as you are physically active for that time. It keeps exercise fun and challenging. Just remember, if you join a martial art club/d...
by Miro
Wed Feb 18, 2009 9:00 pm UTC
Forum: Fit Club
Topic: The problem here is motivation
Replies: 84
Views: 7305

Re: The problem here is motivation

Two things keep me motivated. One I have a friend who will literaly beat the crap out of me if I dont keep up(we go to the same Judo, Jujistu and Longfist club). Two, I took a picture of myself in my boxers(not a pretty picture) last year when I was at my worst(5'8 310lbs, Im now 5'8 230lbs) and put...
by Miro
Tue Feb 03, 2009 11:14 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Making the most of dorm food
Replies: 52
Views: 4750

Re: Making the most of dorm food

Its much cheaper to live off campus than in the dorms in OK. Dorm: $2350.00 per semester. About $470 a month, this doesnt include the fact that they charge you $10 a day if the campus is closed) Meal plan(mandatory if you live in the dorms): $850.00 for seven meals a week which is the cheapest plan ...
by Miro
Tue Feb 03, 2009 10:12 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Strange but delicious combinations (Merged: Weird Snacks)
Replies: 256
Views: 45008

Re: Strange but delicious combinations (Merged: Weird Snacks)

I love pink stuff* and carrots.

*Cool whip, grapes, walnuts, cranberries, and maybe marshmallows usually served at thanksgiving.
by Miro
Tue Feb 03, 2009 8:42 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Cooking for one
Replies: 13
Views: 1523

Re: Cooking for one

Find recipes that use basically the same ingrediants. IE make a small pot of chili, then use the rest of the ingrediants to make meatloaf and have meatloaf sammiches for lunch the following day.
by Miro
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:45 pm UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books that make you ridiculously happy (or: pick-me-ups)
Replies: 41
Views: 6832

Re: Books that make you ridiculously happy (or: pick-me-ups)

Napalm and Silly Putty by George Carlin makes me grin like kids at fat camp who just found out an icecream and segway truck broke down at the bottom of the hill, and the driver needs to get rid of all of his stock before it is ruined.
by Miro
Mon Feb 02, 2009 9:08 pm UTC
Forum: Food
Topic: Food that gives you headaches or other reactions. . .
Replies: 79
Views: 11059

Re: Food that gives you headaches or other reactions. . .

I cant eat curry, it always gives me a really bad stomach ache.
by Miro
Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:53 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Teachers that cannot teach
Replies: 473
Views: 63253

Re: Teachers that cannot teach

This isnt really a cannot but a would not.

In AP Comp Sci my senior year of Highschool, the Prof would not teach anyone who used a mac. He told them to either get a real labtop or use the IBMs in the back which ran Windows 2000.
by Miro
Wed Jan 21, 2009 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: School
Topic: Has College Been Glorified?
Replies: 34
Views: 3376

Re: Has College Been Glorified?

Maybe its just the college i'm attending, but all of my pre-concieved notions of college have been dashed. I'm attending a small state college for financial reasons, and last year was laughable. True I only took Gen. Eds, but I expected more. My "College" Algrebra class covered almost the ...

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