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    Quote Originally Posted by mocon337 View Post
    Same dude. Spoke to a lt. in W-Burg yesterday. He didn't give any numbers but he said they were really having trouble filling up the entire class. He also said don't be surprised if hundreds of guys with high #s are unable to prove residency for the OC.
    I think its gonna be more than that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BrooklynBorn View Post
    I think its gonna be more than that.
    Well I meant in regards to my number. You could probably get bumped up a thousand spots or more if that be the case. Not rooting for anyone to fail but that would be pretty damn helpful haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by FutureFirefighter2000 View Post
    So I've herd two rumors churning out of the rumor mill this week. Only 200 people have so far passed the medical from the EMT list. And also they don't have enough people to fill the first class I herd this from an instructor at the rock.
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    If you get your score adjusted, will dcas eventually establish an updated list of new scores?
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    Quote Originally Posted by stang0480 View Post
    Hey everyone.. Got diagnosed with diabetes a few days ago! Been trying to speak with someone at Metrotech but not much luck. Am I outta the game now with this diagnosis or is it still possible to get on the dept with this? Any help would be appreciated.

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    The chances of your list number getting called is approximately 3 -4 years so you have plenty of time to change your diet, progress and get better for the long term. Good luck and stay healthy !

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    Quote Originally Posted by DannyD0pe View Post
    The chances of your list number getting called is approximately 3 -4 years so you have plenty of time to change your diet, progress and get better for the long term. Good luck and stay healthy !
    It all comes down to if it's Type I or II diabetes. Type II can be managed fairly well or possibly "cured", Type I on the other hand is genetic and not much can be done about it. Hopefully future treatments can cure Type I because it's really an unfortunate disease.
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    869 emts and they can't even get 200 into the academy? Jesus Xmas

    Let's just hope fdny decides on what to do NOW and not wait until mid January to make a decision on the postponement of the first class. Something tells me the latter will occur.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knicksh2o View Post
    869 emts and they can't even get 200 into the academy? Jesus Xmas

    Let's just hope fdny decides on what to do NOW and not wait until mid January to make a decision on the postponement of the first class. Something tells me the latter will occur.
    plz god i hope not. Ill be rdy for june.

    Is this stuff really true thats being said? Or is it just rumor? because i heard the ratio for emt promo was 1.5to1 so it would be really odd to me if they couldnt fill the class

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    Anticipating a disaster a scenario like we had with 6019, I am curious of something regarding the age "waiver" for military veterans... I am 25 now and, assuming worst case scenario of the next filing period opening after my twenty ninth birthday, could I theoretically sign up for a four year enlistment a week before my birthday, serve four years, take the written exam whenever it is offered during that time span, and then be eligible for hire when I get discharged at the age of 33?? I'm confused by how the military age preference is enforced

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    Quote Originally Posted by J0hnnyb0y View Post
    Anticipating a disaster a scenario like we had with 6019, I am curious of something regarding the age "waiver" for military veterans... I am 25 now and, assuming worst case scenario of the next filing period opening after my twenty ninth birthday, could I theoretically sign up for a four year enlistment a week before my birthday, serve four years, take the written exam whenever it is offered during that time span, and then be eligible for hire when I get discharged at the age of 33?? I'm confused by how the military age preference is enforced
    First off don't just join the military for the sole reason of getting on FDNY or any fire department. Join the military because you truly have a desire to serve your country. I served with to many people who joined just to have the benefits when they got out and you could definitely tell they truly hated the time they spent in.

    And the way that the New York State Military Law works (ad most other states work) is that for each year you serve honorably you can deduct those years from your actual age. If you are 33 and served 5 years, then for the purpose of testing you would only be 28 and therefore eligible to sit for FDNY.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knicksh2o View Post
    869 emts and they can't even get 200 into the academy? Jesus Xmas

    Let's just hope fdny decides on what to do NOW and not wait until mid January to make a decision on the postponement of the first class. Something tells me the latter will occur.
    Remember that 869 is not the accurate #. Many can not be processed due to insufficient time on the job right now. Over the next 1-2 years probably 1-200 will become eligible and be processed.

    Last week my investigator told me that 1/14 was still the plan, though I realize that doesn't necessarily mean much. Worth noting though that they are not yet done with the medical retests, and probably not done with the CPATs either, so the picture isn't complete yet.

    Re: Diabetes dude: you probably cannot get on the job with diabetes unless it's type 2 that you are able to control with diet. If it's type 1 and you need insulin... I just can't see them allowing that. Could be worth trying to call a recruitment # and asking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zachryw2001 View Post
    First off don't just join the military for the sole reason of getting on FDNY or any fire department. Join the military because you truly have a desire to serve your country. I served with to many people who joined just to have the benefits when they got out and you could definitely tell they truly hated the time they spent in.

    And the way that the New York State Military Law works (ad most other states work) is that for each year you serve honorably you can deduct those years from your actual age. If you are 33 and served 5 years, then for the purpose of testing you would only be 28 and therefore eligible to sit for FDNY.
    i appreciate your advice but with all due respect if it ends up being my last and only option of getting otj i will do it in a heartbeat. your second paragraph....that's assuming that the timing works out perfectly and a person would be getting out of the military at the same year that the test is being offered, right? what if it isn't offered for another year or so after being discharged, and the person is 34 or 35 (30 or 31 after deducting years served). is that person SOL? do you know if they (various military branches) have a history of working with servicemen as far as allowing them to sit for the exams when they offered during the period of time that they are on active duty?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Manhattan Medic View Post
    Remember that 869 is not the accurate #. Many can not be processed due to insufficient time on the job right now. Over the next 1-2 years probably 1-200 will become eligible and be processed.

    Last week my investigator told me that 1/14 was still the plan, though I realize that doesn't necessarily mean much. Worth noting though that they are not yet done with the medical retests, and probably not done with the CPATs either, so the picture isn't complete yet.

    Re: Diabetes dude: you probably cannot get on the job with diabetes unless it's type 2 that you are able to control with diet. If it's type 1 and you need insulin... I just can't see them allowing that. Could be worth trying to call a recruitment # and asking.
    Yeah well if we use your timeline as a reference than the final cpat and the 30 day extended medical should be wrapping up by early next week.

    We also have to think about how many eligibles will fail the 1.5 mile.

    Conclusion? Who knows what's going to happen.
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    Quote Originally Posted by knicksh2o View Post
    Yeah well if we use your timeline as a reference than the final cpat and the 30 day extended medical should be wrapping up by early next week.

    We also have to think about how many eligibles will fail the 1.5 mile.

    Conclusion? Who knows what's going to happen.
    no one knows for sure but i cant see them delaying the first class if they have over 200

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    A captain at HQ said 330 from EMS are currently ready for January 14th. The chief newspaper also reported in a small blurb in the last issue that the class is proceeding as planned. CID told a few people I know the run is planned for Jan 2-5.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Joe smith View Post
    Does anyone know if bring prescribed antidepressants in the past can disqualify someone from being hired? I'm pretty sure that that can be considered descrimination but I'm curious if anyone has any info on it or knows someone who has been through the same situation
    It's case by case. You'll have to see the Psychiatrist and explain your case. As long as you don't have any current problems you should be ok.
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    One of my ems friends failed the medical the first time and passed the second. He said that was the norm. All of the people that were there that day were for retesting and all of them passed.

    There's not much we can do. They're not cancelling this class no matter what the size, that's obvious.

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    Thanks man...

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    Okay so out of the EMS guys what number did they get up to? kinda important info for us OC guys.
    Plz if u dont know for sure, no guesses. HAHA!

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    Quote Originally Posted by coldblood92 View Post
    Okay so out of the EMS guys what number did they get up to? kinda important info for us OC guys.
    Plz if u dont know for sure, no guesses. HAHA!

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    This isn't relevant because of the time on the job thing. Also we do not have the possibility of having our score adjusted for lying about residency because there is no residency credit on the promotion. They canvassed the whole list, but the # they reach won't be a great guide for you guys.

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