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FY20 Oct. 28, 2019 SNA/NFO Board

Swimmer91

Well-Known Member
The problem is you're letting a website dictate whether or not to watch a movie. I've found plenty of movies that I enjoyed that RT scored horribly
Especially rotten tomatoes. I think they've been caught for fudging scores to make certain production studios look good.
I mean, they have the 2016 Ghostbusters remake scored as higher than Forrest Gump.... Huh?
 

amor.s

Well-Known Member
Midway is out in theaters

I went to see it last evening and it is pretty darn good. The writers and researchers put a lot of work into historical accuracy. There is, of course, a great deal of "Hollywood" in some of the flying stunts and some minor fouls in terms of historical timing (my wife was gripping my arm during a dive bomber attack and said "You better not fly like that!" I asked her, "Well, how will I land then?" It has all the right aviation players. Wildcat, Dauntless, Devastator, B-25, and even the B-26 makes appearances (but way too many from my recollection). The full range of Japanese aircraft are shown and the CGI isn't as bad as I thought it might be. The actors aren't too overblown and Woody actually does a decent job as Nimitz. The best part if you are into pop culture stuff...the movie ends exactly like the 1970's version with Yamamoto's quote about waking a sleeping giant.

In short, I recommend the movie. It is worth the cost of admission.
I was going to watch it regardless but this review has me sold! Headed to the movies for sure! 🍿🍫
 

jleo_96

Member
While I'm waiting, I guess I can drop my scores in here...

Applying: SNA
OAR: 52
AQR: 6
PFAR: 7
FOFAR: 7
GPA: 4.0
Age: 23
Sex: M
Major: Political Science
Prior Service: N

I'm all nervous now, since I also applied for the SWO board and haven't heard anything from my recruiter. I guess I can take consolation in the fact that I have better scores than many who were selected, so I can just hope that my recruiter just didn't receive the results today.
 

jeffersjack

Member
My recruiter hasn't mentioned anything yet, so I figured I'd check the airwarriors forums. Nothing here either, sadly.

Applying: SNA
OAR: 66
AQR: 9
PFAR: 9
FOFAR: 8
GPA: 3.9
Age: 23
Sex: M
Major: Mathematics
Prior Service: N
 

jleo_96

Member
While I'm waiting, I guess I can drop my scores in here...

Applying: SNA
OAR: 52
AQR: 6
PFAR: 7
FOFAR: 7
GPA: 4.0
Age: 23
Sex: M
Major: Political Science
Prior Service: N

I'm all nervous now, since I also applied for the SWO board and haven't heard anything from my recruiter. I guess I can take consolation in the fact that I have better scores than many who were selected, so I can just hope that my recruiter just didn't receive the results today.
Edit: I'm also applying for NFO
 
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