Brian

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About Brian

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    I Shoot Raw
  • Birthday 05/14/1998

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    Long Island, New York
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    Mustangs & Photography

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  1. That's clean af man, not sure if you're into car detailing or whatever but using your car now for practice is great to get into it, that's what I did with my old car. Griots Garage makes some of my favorite stuff, not sure if it's sold around you. Chemical guys is good too. If you wanna clean up the engine bay, cover up the alternator and battery with a plastic bag, spray some simple green or degreaser and scrub, and rinse it off.
  2. My mom's been off chemo for a few months now, tried hormone therapy but all it did was make her puke and stuff. Surgery is set for May 8th, she'll get a double mastectomy and some lymph nodes taken out, and will receive implants and whatever over the course of roughly 10 months between initial surgery, expanders, and final implants. She should be done with everything come March 2018. I know these surgeries are common, but I've never had to sit and wait while someone went through surgery like that. It'll take 5-8 hours I believe, and obviously with any surgery there are risks. Things have gotten a little easier since she stopped chemo and she isn't so sick anymore, but it's hard watching her cry still. She's scared a lot. Surgery will close in fast, so wish her luck. Will keep posted.
  3. Switched majors... Where you or someone you know diddled as a kid? Call Brian Esquire and I will get you the compensation you deserve. 

    1. Qdeathstar

      Qdeathstar

      oh boy.

      Be prepared to work for free for a LONG time.

    2. CaPn bOnEs
  4. If you guys are ever in New York, let's get shit faced
  5. Got this strut tower brace off craigslist for $50, came off a 2015 5.0 Performance Pack. Literally a steal, they go for $265 new. Steering feels more solid too, aside from it looking nice. Next is to get rid of this factory airbox and let her breathe.
  6. Accounting is boring as shit, switching my major to paralegal studies and moving onto law. Where's the part where I become filthy rich and spend my days running a sanctuary for abandoned and disabled dogs where they can run free and happy 

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    2. gtagrl

      gtagrl

      Find a specialist niche to find higher paying jobs. You need a foundation first, though, regardless of the field, so choke down the boring intro courses, the payoff comes later. 

    3. TreeFitty

      TreeFitty

      <- has a BSME. Is not using it.

    4. Darth Sexy

      Darth Sexy

      Fuck earning money. Having worked at a rescue the look on the face of the dog you save and rehome is worth more. Admittedly you will struggle to pay bills...hence you get into training as well. Money and satisfaction. Also never boring. How do you feel about scars? You're gonna get scars. 

  7. I rarely use Facebook, mostly have it to see how my family is doing, they upload pics of my baby cousins and stuff. I use Twitter everyday, but only to retweet/like stuff I think is funny. I use Instagram and Snapchat the most. I run a page with almost 40k followers on Instagram, so I'll use that for advertising for other small companies to make money, or sell stuff sometimes. My personal page is just pictures of my girlfriend and I or my car, and Snapchat I usually just use to post stories of car shit I'm doing that I don't wanna spam Instagram with, like modding or when me and my friends hit the track or something. I don't like social media all that much, like I kinda wish Snapchat didn't exist, but if it's there use it in my mind. Texting, nice thing about iPhone is iMessage (my iPad and Macbook have it too built in) and it makes it that I don't actually ever send real texts, since iMessage doesn't get charged like SMS, and almost everyone I know has an iPhone, so even when my friends or family are overseas we can text without it costing an arm and leg. Facetime too.
  8. Got to take my car into NYC, so worth it. My buddy came along in his 370z, and we met up with a guy in another car club with a GTR at one point.
  9. Increasing punishment for hurting or killing a police officer is in no way bad... I don't even get how you could not be for that. A police officer will do his job the same no matter what, when you assault an officer your already breaking major crimes, so making the punishments harder isn't going to make any police officer more of a dick. That reasoning just makes no fucking sense. Millions of people interact with hundreds of thousands of cops daily, it's rare a cop breaks the law on these days. And many cops are dicks to you during traffic stops or whatever because they use verbal judo. If a cop's all nice and not authoritative no one would listen to him, whether that's you getting a ticket for running a stop sign or a crackhead holding some woman hostage robbing her house for drug money. Working with other nations regarding international crimes means we are reducing our resources in other countries, which is a good thing, and also helping stop crime that starts overseas before it even comes to our country. Racial profiling works, sorry but it's true. Why do you think so many people stopped who claim racial profiling are breaking laws? Cause it's what they do. Stop and frisk in NYC reduced crime by a metric fuckton, I'm local to the city, I've seen how it's changed. Too bad they stopped it. All the things you named are being done alongside building the wall as well.
  10. I mean if Bones continued to go into your space illegally, all the while bringing drugs and crime in, while costing you billions per year, then shit I think a wall wouldn't be such a bad idea. Especially since it's worked for so many other countries. A federal hiring freeze so we stop paying the salaries of needless government positions being filled by buddies of politicians? Sounds great to me. Getting rid of federal grant money going toward sanctuary cities? Sounds good to me. I'd rather that grant money go to infrastructure or legal citizens. Stopping executive officials from lobbying for five years after leaving office? A lifetime ban on lobbying for foreign governments? Sounds nice to me. They serve us, not organizations, corporations, or other countries. Fixing the crippling regulations that have been choking small businesses? Hey, not so bad. Now when regulations are passed, two must be dissolved, and many are not necessary. New task force created to reduce drug trafficking, violent crime, and to reduce crime overall? Can you really tell me something so bad about this? Increasing penalties for crimes against police officers? Good. Most cops are not bad people. Working with foreign governments to reduce international crime? Sounds good too. Trump hasn't done anything bad really so far. I'm not the biggest fan of how he's handled the EPA/Environment though, but no president has ever been perfect.
  11. Just stopped over at Costco and they have a metric fuck ton of Irish bangers for sale right now (and plenty of corned beef, time to eat my weight in that shit). Anyway, I've never had Irish bangers, but read they're made mostly of pork. I love bratwurst, knockwurst, weisswurst, italian sweet and hot sausages, country sausge, etc. How do the Irish ones taste? Worth getting a few packages and making some bangers and mash?
  12. Dear dog, 
    Stop being an asshole and shitting all over yourself.  
      
    Sincerely, 
    Your fucking human

    1. Darth Sexy

      Darth Sexy

      One of mine tried to eat a light globe tonight. Gotta love them. 

    2. Qdeathstar

      Qdeathstar

      One of mine tore up an entire bible.... spreads all over the floor.. I caught her in the act. She laid down and acted guilty...

    3. Massacre

      Massacre

      She did you a favor. I kept waiting for the plot to pick up and make the time investment worth it, but it never happened. Guy who wrote that was a hack. 

  13. Alright thanks anyway, if things get situated I'll try to get the name. Over there that account was last active in 2005.
  14. Can a mod or admin over at the website help me get the Brian username?
  15. Rough week for my mom. Monday night was at my girlfriend's for about 10 minutes after dropping my mom off at home from the cancer center where she got two bags of IV. Her face had been turning very red and she was getting very dry red rough patches (drug rash basically) on her skin after starting a new type of chemo since the first kind was giving her neuropathy. The prior week she kept going home from work early because she'd get so dizzy and double vision. RN for the oncologist calls her and tells her get an ambulance or someone to drive her to the emergency room ASAP. Jumped in my car and rushed home, luckily have emergency lights in my car window. Got her and got through rush hour traffic to the hospital because of the lights in roughly 10 minutes. She was put in the critical part of the emergency room where they ran various tests. She was critical on 5 electrolytes on her blood work and was at the beginning stages of kidney failure. 24 hours in the emergency room she finally got a room on the oncology floor of the hospital. She was released Thursday. She went through 12 potassium horse pills, over 10 IV bags of potassium, IV magnesium, IV saline, etc. I spent 22 hours awake Monday night, barely got any sleep all week trying to be by her side as much as possible. Slept in plastic chairs and my car in the hospital parking garage. She's going back tomorrow to see if her electrolyte levels held up, and has an MRI Tuesday to see if the chemo hopefully helped. We've all dealt with a lot of shit, I've had my fair share growing up, but nothing has ever come close to this. You hear of people watching their loved ones go through cancer all the time, it's affected my family before, but my mom is my only parent. It's just her and I. Watching her go through this after a life of struggling, it's so hard. Never thought I'd be a caretaker, but this is one thing that will make you grow up. Just needed to do a little venting, things get lonely sometimes. I'll post how she does this week.