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re: What's the longest road trip you've ever taken? - sfdurst
Eagle River, AK - Valdosta, GA ~4500 miles...
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re: Negotiating job offer - sfdurst
[quote]remember the phrase "how am i supposed to do that" or variations of that and you'll get what you wan[/quote] This is the best advice in this situation. Look into the author Chris Voss. If you do not read his book; look for posts about salary negotiation on Linkedin or Black Swan Group. ...
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re: Help with flights - sfdurst
[quote]The only benefit to flying in and out of New Orleans is that on southwest they have nonstop flights and better timing. Southwest looks like it's $101 on the way there and $126 for a 6:40pm-7:20pm MCO-New Orleans flight on Sunday night July 2nd. Total is $227 if you do Nola-Orlando[/quote] ...
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re: Help with flights - sfdurst
Parking is ~$15 a day at MSY if your trip is 7 days $15*7 = $105 I get reimbursed $.53 a mile LFT-MSY ~150mi x2 = 300 miles .53x300 = $159 round trip Using previous posters flight cost. MSY = $178+159+105 = $442 LFT = $334 Just off cost, looks like LFT would be a better option. ...
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re: Help with flights - sfdurst
The price is a judgment call on your part. If I need to travel with a definite timeline MSY (firm work appointments or personal travel); if it is a standard business trip (I will be in sometime on XXXday) I will fly LFT just for convenience. LFT is basically a crap shoot with limited options f...
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re: Praline the Audubon Zoo gorilla in trouble for taking out pregnant woman - sfdurst
You gotta be quicker than that or If you can dodge a block of wood you can dodge a ball....
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re: Salary negotiation- countering the first offer? - sfdurst
It is very difficult to know how much a prospective employer will pay unless you have an inside contact. There is more available as to what a profession would pay in a given area, experience, ... Most employers will be in that range, which is usually wide. You do not know how much a company will ...
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re: Salary negotiation- countering the first offer? - sfdurst
Good for you, I concur with declining the counter offer....
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re: Letting someone else manage your money - sfdurst
Assuming: 33, healthy, $65k annual income pre-tax Buy $10000 of SPY at an online brokerage with a low commission. Save money monthly, and purchase more shares once or twice a year. Reinvent all dividends. “My advice to the trustee could not be more simple. Put 10% of the cash in short-term g...
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re: Anything nastier than drinking the community wine at church? - sfdurst
[quote]Drinking the grogg at a Marine Corps Mess Night[/quote] Have an up vote :usa:...
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re: ASVAB Test Results...question? - sfdurst
I am not sure how accurate this is but it may be worth a view by your son. [link=(http://www.military.com/join-armed-forces/asvab/asvab-and-air-force-jobs.html)]USAF AFSC ASVAB Requirements[/link]...
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re: ASVAB Test Results...question? - sfdurst
Just a Pro-Tip(s) for his experience in Lackland AFB. When the TI asks him why he joined the military, the correct answer is "To protect and defend the Constitution of the USA", or "to serve my country". Not money for college, benefits or job experience. Do not volunteer for anything, you wi...
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re: ASVAB Test Results...question? - sfdurst
[quote]but probably won't be working on Tanks or Planes.[/quote] The recruiter is the used car salesman of the Armed Forces; he/she has quotas to fill. DO NOT let the recruiter talk him into doing something that he does not want to do. DO NOT let him go to basic "Open General". Before he signs...
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re: Secret Santa- I picked my boss - sfdurst
https://www.amazon.com/Cremo-Original-Astonishingly-Superior-Shaving/dp/B009WQH8SA?th=1 ...
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re: *DE Razor Shaving thread* - sfdurst
I don't know if it is the best but this is what I use. Merkur Long Handle Bic Platinum Blades Barbasol Lucky Tiger Aftershave/Face Tonic...
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re: Anyone help me with a tech issue? - sfdurst
What internet browser are you using and version?...
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re: How many different airports have you flown from? - sfdurst
Miami Fort Lauderdale Palm Beach Valdosta Atlanta Memphis New Bern Raleigh Philadelphia La Guardia JFK Newark Washington DC Will Rodgers New Orleans Lafayette Houston Dallas El Paso Albuquerque Minnapolis St. Paul Salt Lake City SEATAC Anchorage San Diego San Jose Panama ...
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re: Printer Purchase Help - sfdurst
HP LaserJet Pro M402dn...
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re: Teens react to Windows 95 - sfdurst
My first computer was an IBM XT running DOS 3.11...
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