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re: Garmin Vivoactive HR - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]I've looked at them some. No personal experience with those, but I use Garmin for all of my cycling equipment. I think they are top notch. Have you checked out DC Rainmaker's reviews? He usually gives very in depth reviews. [/quote] I found a few good reviews on YouTube and it looks like a ...
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Garmin Vivoactive HR - FredsGotSlacks
All the reviews Ive come across make it look like it's basically a square version of the fenix 3 with a smaller battery. Anyone get one yet and have an opinion on it? I'm debating between this and the Fitbit surge....
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re: Maternity leave in the USA... - FredsGotSlacks
[quote] It is a very unpopular opinion to have but I agree with you. I am a small business owner and only have one female employee in the office who is done with kids. But if I hired another woman when she retires to run the office and she needed 3 months off a few times over a five years, how am I...
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re: Maternity leave in the USA... - FredsGotSlacks
[quote] All of these people who get paid are usually getting it through a short-term disability policy that is likely paid for by the company. They are very cheap relatively speaking, and insurance can be purchased on the open market to compensate you during maternity leave. While I appreciate ...
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re: Maternity leave in the USA... - FredsGotSlacks
Wife gives birth next week. 8 weeks off, because she's having a C-section, with zero pay. I don't know if she deserves full pay for that duration but the fact that she gets nothing is pretty messed up. And before you say she has a shitty job, she's an audiologist for a very reputable ENT....
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re: Fox New Exclusive: US Marine Corps are at their breaking point - FredsGotSlacks
A big chunk of military spending goes to projects classified as military but they really aren't, so that number posted is extremely bloated. I think it was Rand Paul that brought this up a couple times when he was campaigning and everyone acted like he was insane for not wanting to increase military...
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re: What are some "must do's" in San Diego? - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]Ballast Point, Stone, and Green Flash breweries. [/quote] Just went to San Diego last month and made it to ballast point and stone. Stone is a great dinner spot with a really unique setting and ballast point is just great beer. I also made it to pizza port which has phenomenal beer and some ...
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re: Individual Episodes that had you ROFL - FredsGotSlacks
Arrested development- pier pressure.... The that's why you always leave a note episode...
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re: Economic fall out of self driving tech - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]I used to do charter and corporate work. I've been out of the business for a few years but am looking at getting back in. I love being in the cockpit but the money in UAVs is better and the job market is only growing. I have zero desire to work for an airline.[/quote] That's what I do cu...
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re: Economic fall out of self driving tech - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]I'm a pilot and im trying to move into the UAV field right now.[/quote] Who do you fly for and why would you do that? unless you want to work for the military killing hadji or patrolling the borders that seems pretty short sighted considering how good the market is for pilots right now. ...
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re: Cruz: reporters are telling me that they're holding trump bombshells till summer - FredsGotSlacks
Don't remember who reported this but I heard a month ago before the trump hate got really ramped up that NBC had already payed and put together a huge documentary targeting trump but mysteriously decided they wouldn't air it. Cruz is probably right about this, the major networks want trump as the ca...
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re: Who else is in the small group that loved party down? - FredsGotSlacks
Found out about it from this board 2 months ago. Watched one episode and couldn't stop. One of the funniest shows I've seen in a while....
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re: Mansion sales and discount dining: oil rout hits Houston's rich - FredsGotSlacks
I work for a charter flight company in Houston, our schedule is completely empty. On top of that several large companies (Anadarko, noble, shell) are in the process of seriously down sizing or completely shutting down their aviation departments. You know it's getting serious when oil executives are ...
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re: Top 5 places to eat in Lafayette? - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]Grub burger isn't in the top 10 burgers in town[/quote] Agreed. My top cheap eats are: 1. Dax 2. Bon Temps 3. Dean O's 4. Fat Pats 5. Nimbeauxs And Sunday brunch at blue dog is still excellent....
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re: CoD Black Ops III, GTA5 or Just Cause 3 - FredsGotSlacks
COD is fantastic and thats coming from someone who hated the series for a while. I've logged around 30 hours on it and I don't see myself quitting anytime soon....
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re: Tiger Jet's Flight Itinerary starting this evening/early tomorrow? - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]No trips to Maryland....hmmm[/quote] That has been changed now, they are going to DC-Dulles to hopefully visit Haskins before heading to philly. They keep changing plans so nothings for sure but I think they'll be visiting with Haskins and Russo....
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re: Tiger Jet's Flight Itinerary starting this evening/early tomorrow? - FredsGotSlacks
Coach Cameron and miles will be in Cincinnati Thursday, and Philadelphia on Friday before coming back. Interestingly they don't have any trips to Maryland scheduled. Coach peveto will be in Monroe and then Texas over the next few days. ...
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re: Haskins retweeted this about Devin Whites LSU commitment today - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]Official will come after in home[/quote] Les and cam will be there Wednesday. Let's hope it goes well....
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re: Is this 2016 class more talented than the 2009 class that finished #1? - FredsGotSlacks
[quote]same thing I said in the other thread. Add a qb and we'll start to discuss this.[/quote] Miles and Cam will be in Maryland on Wednesday all day and overnight. I think the coaches are all in on Haskins so Let's hope it goes well....
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re: Its 2016 and we still have 12+ hour flights - FredsGotSlacks
[quote] Posted by Sentrius on 1/5/16 at 10:07 pm to Andre quote: gas is 1.68 a gallon right now. Lol, jet fuel is 5 to 7 dollars a gallon. Think before you post. [/quote] We get ours for 3.25 and we don't even have a good arrangement. Some airlines are getting their asses kicked fr...
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