Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 35
  1. #1
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 580,697, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    20,160
    Points
    580,697
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,637
    Given: 11,119

    Friday OT - Hero?

    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did someone ever do something for you that was heroic?


    Last edited by Angie; 05-16-2014 at 08:15 AM.
    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 246,684, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Posts
    11,310
    Points
    246,684
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 945
    Given: 1,071

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    I have performed the Heimlich maneuver 3 times. 1 time on my kid and twice on total strangers in a resturant. I have also did mouth to mouth on a girl at a swimming pool (indoor Waterpark) after she went under. She spit up in my mouth and ended up ok. Not really heroic just something I learned while I was in the Marines that has came in handy a few times.


    Nobody but HB knows for sure. You pretty much know nothing....like Knownothing would like to say.
    Word

  3. #3
    Legend
    Points: 317,296, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 14.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second ClassSocial
    Bret44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Des Moines River Valley
    Posts
    13,781
    Points
    317,296
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 7,379
    Given: 6,406

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did something ever do something for you that was heroic?
    Just an FYI


    #TeamProhm #ProhmanEmpire #ProhmanColiseum

    @RedDirtCyclone

  4. #4
    Jobless Jerk
    Points: 333,301, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 24.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    keepngoal's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    22,756
    Points
    333,301
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,467
    Given: 5,692

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    Did you ever do anything that sort of made you feel like a hero? Or did something ever do something for you that was heroic?
    I wouldn't say my actions made me feel heroic as I think my definition of hero is elevated. I felt like I was supposed to help, supposed to step up and save a life. But proud of how I reacted ....

    There were two times ... once saving a friends life that was suicidal and another time running into the path of a runaway car (1-2 seconds to spare) to save a young person (8ish?).


    This post is pending approval of site sponsors.

  5. #5
    Speechless
    Points: 274,386, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 52.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsOverdriveVeteran
    Rabbuk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Posts
    20,689
    Points
    274,386
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,849
    Given: 168

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    A stranger and I kept a dude on the l from beating the hell out of his very pregnant significant other.


    The Official Paul Rhode's Salt Truck Driver.

  6. #6
    All-Star
    Points: 28,741, Level: 52
    Level completed: 9%, Points required for next Level: 1,009
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Created Album pictures25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    fatkid1974's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    van down by the river
    Posts
    1,250
    Points
    28,741
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 47
    Given: 34

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Holy hell I wish my paramedic friend was on this board. Long story short, we had a drunk girlfriend at a party one night, 5 years ago refer to him as a hero. We haven't let it go since, every chance we get we remind him that he is our hero. If you happen to get emt services in Boone county from a skinny dude with beautiful long blonde hair, make sure to tell him that he's your hero.


    That rug really tied the room together, did it not dude?

    Follow me unplugged on twitter @fatkid1974

  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 61,483, Level: 76
    Level completed: 90%, Points required for next Level: 167
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Daserop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    The Bebop
    Posts
    3,955
    Points
    61,483
    Level
    76
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 630
    Given: 635

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    I saved a bunch of little girls in Rapture. It was such a heroic deed that they made a video game about me.


    Godo (Berserk): If you desire one thing for so long, itís a given that youíll miss other things along the way. Thatís how it isÖ thatís life.

  8. #8
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 580,697, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    20,160
    Points
    580,697
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,637
    Given: 11,119

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bret44 View Post
    Just an FYI
    Thanks. It's already been a long morning!


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  9. #9
    Burgermeister!
    Points: 380,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TykeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    24,608
    Points
    380,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,370
    Given: 2,240

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    yes. I have done a great deal of good for a large number of people, but they mostly don't realize it.

    And no. Not when it counted for me.


    Asteroids are nature's way of asking "How's that space program going?"

  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 414,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,960
    Points
    414,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,385
    Given: 2,480

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    I have performed the Heimlich maneuver 3 times. 1 time on my kid and twice on total strangers in a resturant. I have also did mouth to mouth on a girl at a swimming pool (indoor Waterpark) after she went under. She spit up in my mouth and ended up ok. Not really heroic just something I learned while I was in the Marines that has came in handy a few times.

    I cant decide whether or not I should eat around you. Choking seems to follow you around. =)


    Seriously though, thats awesome that you were there. Thats pretty heroic **** in my eyes. Lots of people freeze in those situations.



  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 710,638, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 39.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteranOverdrive
    3TrueFans's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Location
    Ames
    Posts
    29,967
    Points
    710,638
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 8,173
    Given: 887

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by TykeClone View Post
    yes. I have done a great deal of good for a large number of people, but they mostly don't realize it.

    And no. Not when it counted for me.
    Batman?



  12. #12
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 580,697, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    20,160
    Points
    580,697
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 2,637
    Given: 11,119

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I cant decide whether or not I should eat around you. Choking seems to follow you around. =)


    Seriously though, thats awesome that you were there. Thats pretty heroic **** in my eyes. Lots of people freeze in those situations.
    Please tell me you've watched this movie or read the book off of which it is based:

    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1024715/


    M 7/09

    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighter4Cy View Post
    I got 99 problems but angie isn't one.

  13. #13
    Legend
    Points: 414,897, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 20.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteran50000 Experience Points
    bos's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    25,960
    Points
    414,897
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3,385
    Given: 2,480

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    I saved a bunch of little girls in Rapture. It was such a heroic deed that they made a video game about me.
    It pays off in the end!



  14. #14
    Burgermeister!
    Points: 380,807, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 6.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    TykeClone's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Posts
    24,608
    Points
    380,807
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,370
    Given: 2,240

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    Batman?
    More or less.


    Asteroids are nature's way of asking "How's that space program going?"

  15. #15
    Addict
    Points: 186,517, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    Stewo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Ankeny
    Posts
    8,095
    Points
    186,517
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1,071
    Given: 230

    Re: Friday OT - Hero?

    I'm an ISU football fan.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: TBA
  • Football Season Opener vs. UNI
  • September 3, 2016
  • 07:00 PM