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Old 2018-05-10, 04:21
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Polaris: "And what is a guitar doing in the middle of an asteroïd anyway?"
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Old 2018-05-10, 16:39
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Well, uh, I literally just lost my job today as my company is closing due to financial difficulties, but up to now I have been working as a legal administrator for a small law firm which specialises in Wills, Trusts and Probate work. I was going to be training to learn how to become a Probate Practitioner (deal with someone's estate after they pass away) but now... I have very little idea what I'm gonna be doing! A similar role would be ideal, but they're not easy to come by.
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Old 2018-05-14, 23:42
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Well, I am mostly lurker, but as far as I read this forum, I also gotta answer to this topic, don't I?
So... I am a lawyer, I work at the company which promote Kaliningrad region to investors and develop a special places (industrial parks) for industrial companies to help them settle down and start business in Kaliningrad, Russia.
My hobby is Kendo, I am Kendo instructor in Kaliningrad Kendo Club.
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Old 2018-05-16, 05:17
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Well, uh, I literally just lost my job today as my company is closing due to financial difficulties, but up to now I have been working as a legal administrator for a small law firm which specialises in Wills, Trusts and Probate work. I was going to be training to learn how to become a Probate Practitioner (deal with someone's estate after they pass away) but now... I have very little idea what I'm gonna be doing! A similar role would be ideal, but they're not easy to come by.
Sorry to hear that, Mia. May I guess that you're a lawyer then? like our friend here Kroll...

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My hobby is Kendo, I am Kendo instructor in Kaliningrad Kendo Club.
Hey, that's really unusual. Would you tell us more about it like, what kind of personal gains you get from it, as in some kind of inner strenght you find while practicing, a state of equilibria of mind and body, or just a distraction from modern life?
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sgk: Think of it this way: it's like a message in a bottle. In our world, we put a message inside a bottle to protect it while it travels through the oceans to reach some other island. In other worlds, they put a message inside an asteroid to protect it while it travels through space to reach some other planet. In this case it is a gift, a guitar, rather than just a message.
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Old 2018-05-27, 22:18
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I graduated in Medicine a few years back. Now training in Radiology. It's the specialty that's most aligned towards new technology but I miss the social side of medicine. Most of my day is spent in a room reporting scans. But its a really interesting specialty as you see the weird rare stuff.
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Old 2018-06-01, 01:15
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Hey, that's really unusual. Would you tell us more about it like, what kind of personal gains you get from it, as in some kind of inner strenght you find while practicing, a state of equilibria of mind and body, or just a distraction from modern life?
I started practice Kendo 10 years ago. I didn't practice any other sport before it. I lost about 6 kg during a first year of practice
Gains? Well, I became more brave and hardy. Before Kendo I did not have a feelling like I can beat somebody, and now I have such a feeling. But it doesn't mean that I can knock out somebody. I still would ran away rather than that.
I can't say that I am strong. Kendo is not about strength, it is more about endurance. It definitely make my heart and lungs go stronger
Also Kendo, like any other Japan martial art, changes your mind a little. You start to think what you do, how you treat people and things. Your things, other people's things. Kendo teached me what Respect really is.
It also teached me to learn from the different people, even they are not as skilled as I am. And as I teach Kendo to other people, I learn how to explain and teach.
And now I have a friends who practice Kendo too, it is very important!
And, of course, it is a way of distraction from modern life.
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Old 2018-06-06, 00:18
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Old 2018-06-06, 00:59
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sgk: Think of it this way: it's like a message in a bottle. In our world, we put a message inside a bottle to protect it while it travels through the oceans to reach some other island. In other worlds, they put a message inside an asteroid to protect it while it travels through space to reach some other planet. In this case it is a gift, a guitar, rather than just a message.
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Old 2018-06-06, 01:04
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I started practice Kendo 10 years ago. I didn't practice any other sport before it. I lost about 6 kg during a first year of practice
Gains? Well, I became more brave and hardy. Before Kendo I did not have a feelling like I can beat somebody, and now I have such a feeling. But it doesn't mean that I can knock out somebody. I still would ran away rather than that.
I can't say that I am strong. Kendo is not about strength, it is more about endurance. It definitely make my heart and lungs go stronger
Also Kendo, like any other Japan martial art, changes your mind a little. You start to think what you do, how you treat people and things. Your things, other people's things. Kendo teached me what Respect really is.
It also teached me to learn from the different people, even they are not as skilled as I am. And as I teach Kendo to other people, I learn how to explain and teach.
And now I have a friends who practice Kendo too, it is very important!
And, of course, it is a way of distraction from modern life.
Thanks Kroll, that was very insighful!
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Old 2018-06-11, 16:57
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I am a bar manager for a high end restaurant. It's ok I guess. I am happiest when we're absolutely slammed and I just get to crank out drinks non-stop. I also get to develop the cocktail menus along with my bartenders, so there's an opportunity for some creativity as well.

It's a physical job so it keeps me in shape, and I get to interact with and entertain people for money, so that's pretty cool. I can't do it long term because I'd either die from exhaustion or kill a bar guest, but the money is great while it lasts. No idea what I'll do next. I've already done the salaried manager thing for restaurants and it's bullshit. Tips or I'm moving to another industry.
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Old 2018-06-12, 02:02
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