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Offline Thakkus

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« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2006, 11:32:03 PM »
My name is Chad.  I'm an educator and Elvis impersonator.  I enjoy the Skeptics podcast and am just getting into the forums.  Hopefully, these forums will grow.  Nice to meet you, everyone.

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« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2006, 07:42:10 AM »
My wife is big into Elvis, and hello.

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« Reply #17 on: June 03, 2006, 02:27:13 PM »
Besides the Roman nose, I can almost pass for Elvis (in costume).  I am soon beginning a new "outreach" to the elderly where I am going to perform a few times a year in various nursing homes.  It's not a religious affiliation, though I call myself Christian.  I won't be preaching.  To the contrary, I'll be blaspheming with my rotating pelvis.  

The loneliness in nursing homes needs to be addressed.  It's horrible.

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« Reply #18 on: June 03, 2006, 02:33:23 PM »
"rotating pelvis" ever watch the big band era dancing, talk about rotating pelvis.

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« Reply #19 on: June 03, 2006, 03:36:55 PM »
Elvis is a teaching tool in my classroom.  I teach 7th graders, and one of my classroom walls is an Elvis shrine, with a couple of hundred Elvis items posted.  It's an eyecatcher when they first enter the classroom in September.  They want to know who that guy is with the sideburns and karate suit, and whether he's the same as the guy in the conservative blazer in the photo from the waist up.  I have fun saying things like, "Do you know what Elvis would say if he saw you doing that, Kyle?"

To which Kyle responds, "You're a fantastic audience?"

To which I laugh and sing a few bars of "Are you Lonesome Tonight."

It's a kick.  Fun career.  And with summers off, you can't beat it.  

What do you do, Paulhoff?  Is your wife a serious Elvis fan?
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« Reply #20 on: June 03, 2006, 06:17:57 PM »
Hey people my names Elias Luna, I consider my self thee youngest skeptic so far to my knowledge  :D , I Love film(I hope to become a Director 1 day or something to do with science of course)I only enjoy science non-fiction books and nothing else really.  I live in the bronx, New York. Love the show and I will continue to enjoy it hopefully for years to come, You guys and gals are the best. :wink:
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« Reply #21 on: June 03, 2006, 06:28:42 PM »
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Hey people my names Elias Luna, I consider my self thee youngest skeptic so far to my knowledge  :D , I Love film(I hope to become a Director 1 day or something to do with science of course)I only enjoy science non-fiction books and nothing else really.  I live in the bronx, New York. Love the show and I will continue to enjoy it hopefully for years to come, You guys and gals are the best. :wink:


I thought that I was the youngest at 20  :lol:. I've been a hardcore skeptic for a year or two how about yourself.
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« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2006, 06:34:14 PM »
Thakkus

I am a retired computer programmer. My wife has been a fan of Elvis for years. We stopped at his Graceland house last year in a trip from Margate Florida to Philadelphia to Houston and back home to Margate, before the hurricane.

Paul

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« Reply #23 on: June 04, 2006, 12:32:09 AM »
Paul
I'd love to go to Graceland someday.  I heard it's a memorable experience.  I still remember when Elvis died in 1977.  I was seven years old.  I remember the T.V. news talking about it.  By the time he died, I already had about a dozen songs memorized.  

It's great that you're able to do some travelling in your retirement years.  Have you seen many interesting sights?
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« Reply #24 on: June 04, 2006, 07:45:10 PM »
Hey everybody.  I'm a 21 year old college student going for a physics degree(which one? who knows).  I found this place via the skepchick blog, which had me at the line "...then you deserve to sit in a tub of pee."  I'm sadly all caught up on the podcasts, so I turned here.  Hi!
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« Reply #25 on: June 04, 2006, 07:57:30 PM »
Thakkus

Well I haven’t traveled too much or a much as I would like, but hope to in a few years. My son was born just a few months before Elvis died. I retired at 55, I worked for Uncle Sam.

JD

Is that physics degree, physical decease?

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« Reply #26 on: June 05, 2006, 03:59:17 PM »
Hi, I’m Tracy (the one who is a guy) from St. Johnsbury, Vermont. I have a BS in Natural Science, though I was hoping to go for the one in Unnatural Science. I make my living as a GIS specialist (map making and geophysical & geostatistical analysis.) I also do a bit of writing on the side. I have had a life long interest in the sciences. I do have to admit that I grew up reading a lot of UFO & paranormal books and magazines that my family read. There was a time when I lived in fear of being sucked out my window by aliens. I still find the paranormal culture to be interesting & entertaining, but my training in science allows me to sleep a whole lot better.

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« Reply #27 on: June 05, 2006, 04:16:04 PM »
It would be entertaining if not so many people buy into it all.

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« Reply #28 on: June 06, 2006, 02:20:36 AM »
To me, the conclusive evidence of life in outer space can be summed up in one word:  Earth.

Especially from an naturalistic evolutionary point of view, the idea of life in the cosmos A. already exists (here on Earth) and B. should be absolutely believed in due to the fact that it already exists.

It's obvious that there is life in space.  We're proof.

So Tracy, the aliens are coming...
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« Reply #29 on: June 06, 2006, 07:03:58 AM »
I hate how the term UFO is used these days, as if it means flying saucer. What UFO does mean is an Unidentified Flying Object, which can be anything that flies at you have not identified. If it is has been identified as a flying saucer then it is no longer a UFO.

That said, I told my friend that I didn’t believe in UFO’s as being flying saucers, which he jumped to the conclusion that I must not believe in life on other planets. Which means, to him, live equals other intelligent beings and this must equal flying saucers. That is very poor logic.

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Much worse than the Question not asked, is the Answer not Given. - mine
Never in the history of humankind, have so many, known so little, about so much.[/color]

 

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