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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Tue May 17, 2016 6:09 pm

GRUD wrote:I Swear, I first read that as "Interspecies Studies"!
Shh....

You saw it before he edited it :lol:
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Tue May 17, 2016 10:39 pm

Darn. I thought I snuck that by y'all. :wink:

GRUD: please PM me your snail mail addy. Thanks.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Thu Feb 16, 2017 9:04 am

I know the feeling bro.

I'm sitting here in a holding pattern myself hoping to get picked up.

Last contract expired 2 days before Xmas.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Feb 17, 2017 12:08 am

youch. that sux.
I do have my certs and my BA,
and I found out today that my DoD clearance is still 'within scope' &
won't be hard to reactivate.
so far, all my call backs have been for DoD contracts.

crossing fingers, etx.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:22 am

Steve Ronin wrote:...crossing fingers...
That's what I'm doing right now.

I interviewed for an IT Engineer position on Valentine's Day. I really want it and hope I can get it.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:48 am

I'm wearing out LinkedIn, Indeed, Monster, GlassDoor, and ClearanceJobs to name a few.
I've made my job finding a JOB.
Every weekday from 0800-1700 and Saturdays from 0900-1300: I'm checking jobsites and emails. And my iPhone only leaves my hip for bed and recharge.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Sun Feb 19, 2017 3:13 am

Steve Ronin wrote:I'm wearing out LinkedIn, Indeed, Monster, GlassDoor, and ClearanceJobs to name a few.
I've made my job finding a JOB.
Every weekday from 0800-1700 and Saturdays from 0900-1300: I'm checking jobsites and emails. And my iPhone only leaves my hip for bed and recharge.
Damn...

We need a union LOL.

Sounds just like me.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Tue Mar 07, 2017 10:17 am

Steve Ronin wrote:...lotsa nibbles, very little return.
I'll admit that it has been better this year than last for me. I'm getting more nibbles than last year.

It's just March is a lay-off month in the IT field.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:25 am

I know of a IT site support specialist Sr. position that is open here in VA.

but I can't recommend the dept. manager.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:42 pm

And I'm still looking.

I've got around 24-25 certificates from Microsoft Virtual Academy now too.

Yeah, I'm a loser.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Blackheart » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:56 pm

There are a few of us left around here, lurking in the shadows.

I did a bit of back-reading of your ramblings thread...well, back-skimming. If you're still writing, I'd like to invite you to a fairly active battletech writing community.

www.batteltech-mercenaries.com

It's a relatively small community of a dozen or so members. The timeline there is different from the canon starting in late 3067. No Jihad, the 2nd SL wasn't disbanded. I think currently the timeline is somewhere around April or May 3098. Anyway, everyone is either part of or runs their own in-game merc unit. It's a pretty neat system of writing/roleplay and I think you'd enjoy it if you're still writing.

I play MWO fairly often, although I have a great many issues with how PGI built the game. And the HBS BattleTech I have also. Although I haven't played it since I beat it, and I've yet to play multiplayer. If you want, friend me on Steam. I go by CoyoteJohn.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Ravion Hawk » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:15 pm

Just been way too busy since the divorce.
Busting my arse at work too.
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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:00 pm

Hello Blackheart and RAV.

RAV, I feel ya. It used to be that weekends were mini-vacations from work.
these days, my weekends are time for all the other jobs I DON'T get paid for.

Blackheart. Thanks for the invite.
I am trying to find time to write, because I've got a couple of great stories beating my brain stem to a pulp.
But I've always been stuck in the pre-Invasion history of things.
Heck, I've got a few twinkling ideas for pre-Age of War stuff....
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Post by Captain_Martius » Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:57 pm

Hey Steve, just been skimming your ramblings posts. I think it’s awesome that your keeping at least one forum alive. I’m saddened to see the state of the fan fic forum, my life has been too crazy to do any writing since my last post in 2016!!! And I’m still near the top of pg 1?!

Keep posting and ill promise to make time to keep reading (gods forbid I actually have time to respond)

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Re: COMMENTS to "RONIN'S RAMBLINGS"

Post by Steve Ronin » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:49 pm

Thankee Cap'n, for your kind words.

it is my observation that while the new tactical BATTLETECH game has gathered a huge new following of fans,

many of those fans have not yet taken the step to our TableTop side of the hobby.

That failure is one I place squarely at the feet of CATALYST.

As it is, the social media regarding TT BT has EXPLODED, with new fans paying HUGE markups on eBay for 10+ year old box sets.

While the wave of new fans WON'T be as large due to CATALYST's abysmal failure, I believe it is only a matter of time before OUR old fan sites see LOTS of new blood.
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