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i think you might be right about that first part.

its not really university as a vocational trade school for aviation mechanics. im enrolled in a 14 month program that will give me every thing i need for an Aviation Maintenance Technician certification, and as soon as the school offers it (3 to 5 months) i will be enrolling in the last couple classes i need for the full Aviation Maintenance Professional certs. then its off to the work force with me and night classes for a BS in something aviation related.

thank you.

and i agree. thats kinda why im heading that direction with career choice and i DEFIANTLY will
Oh I see, nice

I thought about being a pilot at one point which I know is different to a mechanic but then I decided maybe it wasn't for me; I'm kinda scared of heights

Also, training is mega bucks unless you join the RAF first which is something I'd never want to do. I recall seeing somewhere that it's like £90,000 or something for a full course that teaches you to be a commercial pilot

That's like almost $150k.

I can't remember much to be honest, I was never that serious and it was a while ago
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Oh I see, nice

I thought about being a pilot at one point which I know is different to a mechanic but then I decided maybe it wasn't for me; I'm kinda scared of heights

Also, training is mega bucks unless you join the RAF first which is something I'd never want to do. I recall seeing somewhere that it's like £90,000 or something for a full course that teaches you to be a commercial pilot

That's like almost $150k.

I can't remember much to be honest, I was never that serious and it was a while ago
here in the US to get up to the licenses i have would cost your average joe about $30,00 total

but their are a couple youth programs i was a member of that cuts that way down. i would HATE to have to pay 150k for that lol.
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i have a bit of a confession to make.

i haven't really been feeling 100% into the project recently. for various reasons, one of which being financial strain its causing me.

im starting school pretty soon and i will need to start paying back my student loans a few weeks after classes start (it sucks but its life.... ) so i should probably be saving every penny i can lay my fingers on for that.

but fret not! the project isn't going ANYWHERE! after all the support i have gotten from you guys the past couple weeks after being re-nominated for MOTM (WOOT!) and a conversation last night with my new favorite Kiwi i realized that this mod is more than just a computer for me to play around with. this mod is a stepping stone to bigger things. weather it be another computer mod/scratch build (Krissy knows about this one ) or something bigger, dreams are meant to be chased and i realize now, or again, that this project is a launching point in my life for bigger and better things.

i dont know if that makes any since to you guys as im still trying to make since of things in my own head about this build, and really, life in general. i hope it does.

ill be sure to take lots of pictures and get back to the way this build was when it started as soon as my stuff comes in.


thank you all for being who you are
-Striker36
You have big things ahead of you my friend Take your time and focus on your studies. At the end of the day, your career is more important than a computer, no matter how amazing you build is (and I know your dream one is incredible!!). It'll be frustrating for you and I can vouch for that after 8 months or so of not having time to work on my project due to studying but keep your dream alive and you'll have the motivation!

You can do eeeet!
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You have big things ahead of you my friend Take your time and focus on your studies. At the end of the day, your career is more important than a computer, no matter how amazing you build is (and I know your dream one is incredible!!). It'll be frustrating for you and I can vouch for that after 8 months or so of not having time to work on my project due to studying but keep your dream alive and you'll have the motivation!

You can do eeeet!
thanks Spider.
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"Fretting, not" ...and waiting patiently.

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Don't worry Striker. We've supported you this far, what's another several months
Good luck with life mate. Sounds like you've got big plans
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Don't worry Striker. We've supported you this far, what's another several months
Good luck with life mate. Sounds like you've got big plans
oh god XD i hope it doesn't take that long

i sorta do. all thanks to my wonderful GF....

thank you Dilyn
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Don't worry Striker. We've supported you this far, what's another several months
Good luck with life mate. Sounds like you've got big plans
I had to TRIPLE read that... *must get my mind out of the gutter*
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I had to TRIPLE read that... *must get my mind out of the gutter*
lol sleepy [Adz] is dirty minded.
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lol sleepy [Adz] is dirty minded.
Lol, wasn't sleepy, just bored out of my mind in a law lecture.
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i loled
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