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So, is this possible..?

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Question by Kyle: So, is this possible..?
All right, so I know a person who claims to have done tons of things, but nothing quite matches up.. I know this person is lying, as it’s clear from the person personality and such that it’s not true, but I’d like to know WHY can’t this be true?

She is supposed to be 19 years old right now.

She says that she has been in the military since she was 13, doing secret missions and such.. She has also said in the past that she lived in Australia on a farm with kangaroos when she was younger. I know that at least up until March of last year she was in highschool. But she also says she joined the military when she was 18 and got into the Army 18th Airbourne. And both the in since 13 and joining when 18 were in the same conversation, so she must’ve meant to say both.

She has also said that she is now in the Navy. Also, while in the Navy just tonight she mentioned “Switching skill sets” and saying “It’s not airbourne sadly but rather stealth”.. She says that she’s switching because “I’m tired of being shot at for once.” while she was “jump from so many feet above and trying not to get shot at” and that she’s going to be a Navy SEAL now.

She is also playing online games everyday still. (Which is where I know here form) Supposing all of this is true, would she really have the time to be playing them still? And assuming she’s seeing all of this action, would there even be reliable internet or anything to play them?

Then, I suppose to top it all off, some time ago when I first met her, she said she was a hermaphrodite. Would that prohibt her from being in the military due to the “don’t ask don’t tell”?

Now, I know you have an MOS in the military, but a skill set I’ve never heard of. I odn’t know really much at all about the Navy, but am I wrong to think they tend to stay more on the ships rather than direct combat, as I’ve always thought? It’d also seem odd if thats the case for her to be parachuting into enemy fire and risking getting shot all the time..

Then theres the obvious curiosity about the whole timeline of events, I know most, if not all of the brances require you to be 17 before enlistment, and I beleive 18 before leaving the country. So is it fair to assume the 13 year old secret opperative stuff is complete nonsense? Also the time if just joining a branch when your 17, theres still training for both Navy and Army, then the initial downtime of getting going. Let’s say she got right into bootcamp, and everything ready to be a functioning soilder in the Army, how long would it have taken her to go into the Navy from there? I don’t imagine it’s just a quick 1 day transition..

Anyway, please don’t get the impression I’m a total idiot, I just want some hard evidence from people who would know what their talking about as opposed to me just and my commonsense knowing she’s a liar. If you could please give detailed answers why this isn’t true, please do, I’d love to let her know what a mess of lies she’s created.
Anyway, I know this is a long question, and forthe most part not worded great, but if you have any questions please ask. This is greatly appreciated!
Well yes, I totally understand she’s lying, and it’s clear she’s not. But I’d love more information on WHY exactly so much of it is wrong. If I were to just point out the obvious thing with 17+, she’d try to ignore it with some other nonsense. Ideally I want her to just “tap out”, but I know she won’t unless there is beyond a doubt evidence that she couldn’t have done so.
And as far as her knowing some things about miltary terms, she seems like she hears something from TV or Wikipedia and tries to fit it into everyday conversation to make herself seem smarter.

For example earlier she said somebodies ignorance was annoying. Which in normal cicumstances may be right, but she used it to say he was just ignoring her, couldn’t help but laugh out loud. 😉

Best answer:

Answer by majgross
Your friend can’t even join the military until she is 17 with parent’s permission and 18 without. You can discount everything she has said. It is obvious she knows something about the military because she uses some of our terminology like “skill set”, but she is so very obviously lying about everything else, you should really wonder what her problem is.

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Is it possible to personalize Lionel trains?

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Question by : Is it possible to personalize Lionel trains?
Is there a way I can personalize a Lionel train online to say something, order it, and be able to run it on a track? Thanks! ^.^

Best answer:

Answer by mariner31
Lionel Trains doesn’t do it themselves… I searched their site: http://www.lionel.com/ . BUT you could do what I had to do with a number of N-scale locomotives and cars to “personalize” them to my railroad:

I ordered lettering and striping from Microscale, used an eraser to remove the OLD lettering (it’s paint), and renamed the yard engines for the “Yamson & Shepherd RR”

Here is the site for Microscale: http://www.microscale.com/

LOOK for an old issue of Model Railroader magazine at your library (or online)… I know they did an article on removing old names and renaming cars just in the last year: http://www.trains.com/mrr/

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Is it possible to see the difference between an electric train and a diesel train?

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011

Question by Molly MM: Is it possible to see the difference between an electric train and a diesel train?
Do they look any different? I can not see the difference and I do not know which trains are electric and which ones are diesel. If there is any difference in appearance, what is the difference?

Best answer:

Answer by Derek Bradley
Electrical trains will have cables running above them, with connectors coming up to meet the cables from the top of the carriages. They also run much quieter than diesel trains and dont have any exhaust fumes.

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Is it possible that a child can get electricuted with a Lionel Electric train set? Ive heard that the chances?

Thursday, April 28th, 2011

Question by Dave Bello: Is it possible that a child can get electricuted with a Lionel Electric train set? Ive heard that the chances?
are practically null?????

Best answer:

Answer by Ben H
Provided that the transformer is in good condition, the track is completely isolated from the wall current.

The design of the transformer is such that the current is limited to a level where it’s not possible to be injured.

I’ve felt a slight “buzz” off of some transformers when accidentally touching the two terminals. It hasn’t been strong enough to cause me any harm whatsoever.

Occasionally, an old(or new) transformer will be damaged to where there’s some “leakage” from the primary side of the transformer, which plugs into the wall, to the secondary side, which is connected to the track. Usually, this happens in a transformer where the coils are slightly loose on the core, allowing them to vibrate and abrade the varnish coating on the core, and allowing conduction between them. The transformer has to receive some other damage, like being dropped, in order for this condition to be present in the first place.

All vintage transformer should be tested for leakage. Authorized Lionel service stations, and independent Lionel repairmen like myself have a very sensitive test instrument which will show primary to secondary leakage. Any transformer which shows leakage should be disposed of, or at least disabled to the point where it’s not repairable, as there’s no repair for leakage.

Also, a transformer which hums loudly should be checked, and, if not showing leakage, the cause of the humming repaired.

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Sunday, April 10th, 2011

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Is it Possible for Amtrak electric locomotive trains to come to grand Central station from the Nec,?

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Question by Clavon N: Is it Possible for Amtrak electric locomotive trains to come to grand Central station from the Nec,?
Someone said that it is possible for amtrak’s Electric loco’s like for example the HHP-8 and AEM-7 to haul trains to Grand Central, all it has to do is follow the Metro-Norths New Haven Line from New Rochelle. If that’s possible would anything interrupt the trains from running on the line like clearance issues or something.

Best answer:

Answer by James H
the issue is power. Amtrak uses only overhead running anywhere from 12.5kv to 25kv AC, past Pelham, MNRR switches over to it’s heritage New York Central 700v DC third rail, something the Amtrak equipment is not designed to use. they have third rail equipped locomotives in the P32-ACDM, but those are set for the LIRR overrunning third rail at Penn station and in the river tunnels. MNRR’s third rail is bottom contact.

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“Is it possible to litter box train chihuahua’s in an apartment setting”?

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Question by trapper: “Is it possible to litter box train chihuahua’s in an apartment setting”?
I was thinking of getting two chi’s and was wondering if it would be possible to litter box train them. I was told recently, that you could do this and if anyone has any more info on this please let me in on the details. I am gone about 9 hours a day…sometimes 10..so this would be a great idea. By the way, I am not too thrilled about being away that long from a pet or pets, but I love pets and feel that it’s ok, as long as i have two to keep eachother company.

Best answer:

Answer by McLovin
sure as long as your apartment allows pets

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