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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:
... for its Vegemite and or marmalade you could get with your crumpets. Not as good as Marmite, but still tasty.
In News: Fast & Furious food delivery from McDonald's in Melbourne (Video)
skeptikool said:
... are judgemental a**holes who lack the concept of what hounding is. Perhaps more than prudishness was at play here.
In News: Teacher, 73, loses job for appearing nude in film 40 years ago
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Someone liked Man cuts penis off and throws it away after girlfriend dumps him
skeptikool said:
... too short or too long, an insane act by any measure. He might better have considered penis enlargement.
In News: Man cuts penis off and throws it away after girlfriend dumps him
skeptikool said:
... not at people but at the building, suggests he just wanted to speak. Pity no one told him Harper is a poor listener.
In News: Op-Ed: Age of Innocence gunned down by homegrown Canadian extremists
skeptikool said:
... turns Canada into more of a lapdog of the US, the enemies of both will view the citizens of both countries similarly.
In News: Op-Ed: Age of Innocence gunned down by homegrown Canadian extremists
skeptikool said:
... event will have been covered by several follow-up stories. I offered a taxpayer's opinion on a taxpayer-funded site.
In News: Canada: Soldier shot, killed at National War Memorial in Ottawa
skeptikool said:
... that article: http://tinyurl.com/k93amk6 Yes, comments are screened and, I'm sure that at times, games are played:
In News: Canada: Soldier shot, killed at National War Memorial in Ottawa
skeptikool said:
... fairly gushing over the "heroism" of the seregeant-at-arms who shot and killed the killer. I repeat my comment here:
In News: Canada: Soldier shot, killed at National War Memorial in Ottawa

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