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skeptikool

Citizen based in Delta, BC, Canada, Canada. Joined on Mar 22, 2008

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Extremely varied career after leaving school at 14. Drove electric delivery truck and maintained interest in EVs since. Did compulsory national service in British Army. Crewed on passenger liners out of Southampton and New York. Moved to Canada 1953. Served 10 years in RCAF as airframe technician. Quality control inspector at Chrysler boat plant in Trenton Ont. Opened photo studio. Moved to BC. Did stint at photo journalism with own column, You said it. (Burnaby paper now defunct) Several years on BC Ferries. Took early retirement from construction. Interests included designing and building several sailboats, the largest being a 29 ft. ketch. Have been much involved politically, with particular regard to the peace movement, consumer advocacy, environment, health, media and human rights

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skeptikool said:
... Finland has a plan - long term, but it doesn't come cheap: http://tinyurl.com/29uzve5
In News: Feds seeking trains to haul nuclear waste, but where to take it?
skeptikool said:
... wonder if the same ones who came up with this crap were those who told us a woman's mouth size relates to her.....
In News: Study suggests correlation between finger ratio and testes in men
skeptikool said:
... - often backed up by a couple of used car batteries. OIL, and certain other interests, definitely are not amused.
In News: Govt adds 20 species of coral to endangered species list
skeptikool said:
... not the smell. It's the taste. What a great loss if foul-smelling cheeses were removed from our diets.
In News: Foul-smelling beer withdrawn from sale in Norway
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skeptikool said:
... Was halfway through a substantial comment when the page changed on me. So f**k it!!
In News: A maiden flight on Europe's 1st modern scheduled hydroplane route Special
skeptikool said:
... blood of innocents, and being part of it, I'm surprised that many more in the US military have not gone squirrelly.
In News: Fort Hood shooter asks to join Islamic terror group
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skeptikool said:
... while vacuum cleaners may really suck, brooms have their limits.
In News: European vacuum cleaner sales jump 50 percent ahead of ban
skeptikool said:
... yes. It's more than a dream: http://tinyurl.com/mdaf7w7
In News: Govt adds 20 species of coral to endangered species list

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