AR-NWA ADV BS thread

Discussion in 'Tejas and the Gulf States' started by Elvis70, Mar 27, 2009.

  1. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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  2. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    Scribe,

    neat to see you doing research for your writing, this fall, if you are still interested in the area, I can show you some pretty neat spots via hiking, that arent in the typical guide books.
  3. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    It'll just cost you cheap beer and quality lube.... Just sayin
  4. NateLePain

    NateLePain Long timer

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    My boy and one of his buddies are riding tomorrow around my place. I've been riding the Sweet Triple all week. This bike is gonna get me a ticket.
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    nlp
  5. jtwest

    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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    Alright creepy avatar guy... Calm yer cylinders..
  6. jtwest

    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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    Saw what I think is a Ktm headed down 112 today. was it someone on here?
  7. mdawg12

    mdawg12 Old and Slow

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    Going to sell me that XT? Or did you make a deal on the van?
  8. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    well hell.


    after a several year hiatus I thought I would re-enroll in college, and try to finish a degree to set a better example for my teenage children.

    All online courses, semester was over last week, I got an A, a B and an F

    sigh.

    F was a course that had NO feedback from instructor the entire time, there were 4 assignments.
    I missed the first one because I misunderstood the due dates, she played a semantics game about midnight. why she didnt just say 11:59 the day before I am unsure.

    anyway, her policy was that she does not accept late work, so im in the hole right off the bat here.

    next assignment, I turn in a bit early, and even include a note " Dr. XXXXXXX, I was not 100% sure what you were looking for initially, I sort of just jumped in and started, and it flowed. Please let me know if it is terribly wrong or not applicable."

    zero response

    that was March 9

    this morning, she posted a 63 for me in the course for the semester, out of 3 graded assignments there was one comment, it was exactly 6 words long: " I did not see the rankings."
    that is the complete and total amount of feedback I got from this teacher this semester.

    I question not only the legality of conducting a course in this manner, but also the motivation?

    somedays I wonder why I even fucking try.
  9. jtwest

    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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    Dont dwell on it, trying is what makes "us" quite often. I do know how you feel.
    I dont know if its any help but James Stewart always kept me goin.
  10. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    On the up side, I get to work 16 hours tomorrow, watching thousands of other people graduate..

    :rofl

    and a co worker loaned me his banjo, finger pics are strange. taking some getting used to.
  11. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Was it on one wheel? :evil
  12. ozarkrider

    ozarkrider Discombobulated Sociopath

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    Matt,
    The important thing is you tried and as far as I can tell, you succeeded. And this isn't the first instance I've heard of where online instructors were less than helpful to the students.
    And your kids saw you working at it. That should carry some weight.



  13. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    pitch the finger picks and use thumb and index finger (drop thumb or frail style, just like Uncle Dave Macon or Grandpa Jones)...just might encourage me to fix me banjo and come over and join ya! :evil
  14. jtwest

    jtwest Redneck Adventererer

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    Ive been wanting to learn the banjo
  15. DrLewall

    DrLewall The Human GPS

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    Mornin fellers :wave

    Thanks again Magoo for the tickets..had a real good time..didj'a gear the duck call? That was fun! Ole Dave kept looking around to see who was doing it! :rofl
  16. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    But I want to learn the proper technique!

    I need to get my own set of pics so that I can bend them to fit my fingers
  17. mouthfulloflake

    mouthfulloflake Not afraid

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    thanks Jay
    I'll finish it either way even if I have to repeat this course
  18. TRZ Charlie

    TRZ Charlie That's MR. Asshole

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    "We don't need no education.......HEY! Teacher, leave those kids alone."

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  19. jtwest

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  20. Arkwhizzy

    Arkwhizzy Arky by choice

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    Hang tough. Some courses are just bitter pills where you hold your nose and swallow.