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Real Name: Edgar
Channel: Water - H2O & Everything Maritime
Birthdate: January 16th, 1988 (26 years old)
A little about me...

Musician? Music-aficionado (aren' t we all)?

Then you really ought to visit The Sift's last.fm page!


A note regarding the Sift - downvote more. Since the queue escape limit has become comparatively minuscule due to increasing amount of users voting, feel free to downvote stuff you feel mustn't be published. And please, do not get too upset if somebody (e.g. me) downvotes your submissions - instead inquire politely as to any reasons for such a decision, if it's not already pointed out in a comment (I usually leave an explanation for my more guilt-inducing downvotes and so can you).

Science + Actionpack = my favorite channels' couple.

Seriously, I love this place and so should you. If you don't, odds are you're doing something wrong. Try stopping trolling, for instance. And if the Sift's taking up too much of your leisure time - well, there's not much anyone can help you with, really. It doesn't further my procrastination though; worst 'affliction' of mine is regularly downloa legally obtaining a number of TV-series ^_^

Additional info: http://blog.videosift.com/youdiejoe/25-Random-things-about-me#comment-658810

Cheers, EDD

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Comments to EDD

siftbot says...

Congratulations! Your dedication to finding diamonds in the rough and pushing videos of other members to success has earned you your "Assister" Level 2 Badge!

Hybrid says...

Thanks for the quality. It is an incredible looking game... even though I've yet to play it... and probably never will - I'm not sure I want to lose that much of my free time

In reply to this comment by EDD:
I haven't played a minute of Skyrim - not yet.

As I clicked on the Play button, I glanced at the 8:20 length, and thought, "No way in hell I'm going to watch all 8-minutes uninterrupted, not with my attention-span."

Boy, was I wrong. *quality

deathcow says...

Hello... i struggled... part of it was a 20 lb loss, which helps... but still I struggled and for many weeks could do only 1-3... then, cant explain it, they just turned on. After I finished the 90 days I still couldnt belt em out, but a couple weeks later I went back to the bar and just started whipping them out.


In reply to this comment by EDD:
That's impressive progress, I'm jealous. I haven't concentrated on pullups and I've heard a lot but know very little about p90x. But I'd sure like to start working on them someday soon. Right now I can only do 5, with kipping. Were there any breakthroughs for you that you can share? Mostly just keep at it, right?

In reply to this comment by deathcow:
i went from zero to 12 fast full arm extension pullups over the last 90 days... p90x again


residue says...

totally agree, once you get going it can be really addicting, which rocks. You really should consider rock climbing, I think per capita it's one of the best workouts and it doesn't feel like working out at all. Huge thrill, not dangerous at all, addicting and as challenging as you want to make it. If you can find a gym, that's a nice safe place to start and you don't need to get on-rope either. Plus, there's no real ceiling to how good you can get. I got tired of running because even running daily and on weekends for distance, I wasn't really getting much faster, and running longer just takes more and more time.

Keep up the good work!

In reply to this comment by EDD:
Thanks - and great to hear about you too! I don't know much and I've seen even less of mountain climbing, but I gotta say, I'm starting to see the appeal and maybe one day I'll try my hand in it - for now and for at least a year yet I'll be primarily a runner/triathlete though. High five for us both turning turning our lives around! Don't you just love the addiction and the post-workout high? :

In reply to this comment by residue:
awesome story! I was in horrible shape long ago and got sick of it.. now I'm an avid rock climber and run a couple half marathons each year. I don't think I ever want to do the full...

In reply to this comment by EDD:
I'm going to work out and work out, and work on it, and keep pushing myself until I can do at least one.
Seriously.

Let me elaborate a bit. A year ago I was a complete couch potato. I couldn't jog for more than a kilometer, couldn't do more than 6 or 7 consecutive pushups - near-zero marks on a fitness scale, basically. That all changed this April, when I finally decided to get of my (fat) ass. I'd already started gradually changing my eating habits since year's end 2010, and in April I finally started working out. For half a year I've been allocating somewhere between an hour and two and a half practically each day for workouts; running almost every other day and in between - also every other day - did bodyweight exercises: started with these, built a routine around them, but recently substituted it for a weightlifting program in a gym. I've lost some 15 kg, I've done the 100 pushups program (yup, pretty much anyone can do it, and in less than six months, too), recently ran my first half-marathon (1:47, very proud of that time), and I'm aiming for 2 marathons (NYC among them, hopefully), a 70k ultra, and a long-course triathlon next year.

So because this is so inspiring to me, and because I want to be able to do what he does, and because I realize now that anyone who sets their mind to it and works towards it relentlessly can do it, let's *doublepromote



residue says...

awesome story! I was in horrible shape long ago and got sick of it.. now I'm an avid rock climber and run a couple half marathons each year. I don't think I ever want to do the full...

In reply to this comment by EDD:
I'm going to work out and work out, and work on it, and keep pushing myself until I can do at least one.
Seriously.

Let me elaborate a bit. A year ago I was a complete couch potato. I couldn't jog for more than a kilometer, couldn't do more than 6 or 7 consecutive pushups - near-zero marks on a fitness scale, basically. That all changed this April, when I finally decided to get of my (fat) ass. I'd already started gradually changing my eating habits since year's end 2010, and in April I finally started working out. For half a year I've been allocating somewhere between an hour and two and a half practically each day for workouts; running almost every other day and in between - also every other day - did bodyweight exercises: started with these, built a routine around them, but recently substituted it for a weightlifting program in a gym. I've lost some 15 kg, I've done the 100 pushups program (yup, pretty much anyone can do it, and in less than six months, too), recently ran my first half-marathon (1:47, very proud of that time), and I'm aiming for 2 marathons (NYC among them, hopefully), a 70k ultra, and a long-course triathlon next year.

So because this is so inspiring to me, and because I want to be able to do what he does, and because I realize now that anyone who sets their mind to it and works towards it relentlessly can do it, let's *doublepromote

blankfist says...

EDD, I am teasing you. And you failed to shame me out of being a dick. Again.
In reply to this comment by EDD:
Well, what I had written previously was rather dumb, something I only realized in retrospect following @<a rel="nofollow" href="http://videosift.com/member/Payback" title="member since July 22nd, 2006" class="profilelink">Payback's comment and I wanted to acknowledge that - so I quoted a line from a movie I liked which was delivered by a complete moron of a character. I'll admit I did have qualms about swearing in the comments of a video of Bill Nye, just because I have tremendous amounts of respect for the Science Guy, but otherwise, it was just my way of over-the-top self-deprecating humor. For what it's worth though I'm honestly sorry and saddened if it made you of all people feel uncomfortable :

In reply to this comment by blankfist:
Uncalled for.

In reply to this comment by EDD:
>> ^Payback:

>> ^EDD:
>> ^ponceleon:
Bit sad at this video... Bill is looking a bit old.

That's strange, I was looking at him, thinking that he looks exceptionally well for his age.. which is apparently 55, so he's actually younger than I thought

Umm... if he's YOUNGER than you thought, then he's not looking all that great for his age.


you talk like a fag and your shit's all retarded.



blankfist says...

Uncalled for.

In reply to this comment by EDD:
>> ^Payback:

>> ^EDD:
>> ^ponceleon:
Bit sad at this video... Bill is looking a bit old.

That's strange, I was looking at him, thinking that he looks exceptionally well for his age.. which is apparently 55, so he's actually younger than I thought

Umm... if he's YOUNGER than you thought, then he's not looking all that great for his age.


you talk like a fag and your shit's all retarded.

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