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  1. Thank you for the link. But I think my point is...

    Hey great link!! Thanks. It seems like everyone is getting their gears confiscated. Good to know... I didn't think they system can be so blatant...

    But I notice something interesting... Majority...
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    I always had spring straps with quick release...

    I always had spring straps with quick release (plastic attachment), but I seen people with XS Scuba Universal Spring Fin Straps reviews and discounts, XS Scuba and they like it. Maybe you will too....
  3. I wear 2 3mm wet suits for at least 2-3 months of...

    I wear 2 3mm wet suits for at least 2-3 months of the year, and sometimes a 1mm with 2 3mm over it really cold weather. I have absolutely no problems with them.

    The only issue you will have will...
  4. I know some shop keepers here in Taiwan that...

    I know some shop keepers here in Taiwan that never heard of NAUI, but then again, some of them don't even dive; but as long as you have them call the management, they will sort out that NAUI issue...
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    NAUI is accepted in Japan. I cannot imagine...

    NAUI is accepted in Japan. I cannot imagine which shop would not; but if they don't accept NAUI or have never heard of NAUI... look else where. It speaks more about the shop's professionalism and...
  6. Thread: SSI or PADI?

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    From my understanding, for PADI, crossover is...

    From my understanding, for PADI, crossover is pretty easy up to the level of AI (Assistant Instructor). Once you get into PADI's OWSI (Open Water Scuba Instructor), it will be a little more hassle....
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    Saw a few live in Japan. They are so beautiful. ...

    Saw a few live in Japan. They are so beautiful. They have a "tree" of fish bodies floating in the tank to feed them. Wish I can find the photos to show you.
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    Nutrition is not a simple 1-2-3 answer. It is...

    Nutrition is not a simple 1-2-3 answer. It is not about reducing calories. I know I am going off tangent from the main topic about the difference in cost between healthy food and junk food, but...
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    Oh, sorry about that, it was just getting so big...

    Oh, sorry about that, it was just getting so big and kind of messy. I guess just take it as a general statement. I will quote next time. :)
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    Oh, I don't know if I need to raise this point,...

    Oh, I don't know if I need to raise this point, but there are people who makes less than minimum wage; especially if their English is not so good. By less, I know some who makes $20 a day for 12...
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    Yeah, damn those people with money and time on...

    Yeah, damn those people with money and time on their hands but spend it on junk foods.

    But notice you did not really consider those who work 2 jobs to support their families and maybe only have...
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    I totally agree. Healthy cheese... well, I...

    I totally agree.

    Healthy cheese... well, I would define it as non-processed cheese. But it was just an example when cheese was compared to apples; and I was pointing out it shouldn't be apples...
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    I have to agree with the idea that junk food is...

    I have to agree with the idea that junk food is cheaper food. $5 worth of string cheese vs. $5 worth of apples, is not something you should compare. $5 worth of apples don't really fill me up like...
  14. Come to Taiwan for some Lobster-like goodness.

    Yard-Long Undersea Bug Terrorizes Robo-Sub, Internet | Popular Science

    MmmMmm good. Taste like:

    a) Lobster
    b) Shrimp
    c) Crab
    d) Chicken
    e) All of the above
  15. I get no looks what so ever from people here in...

    I get no looks what so ever from people here in Taiwan; especially with my ragged 2nd hand looking gear and entanglement happy dive bag and large spear gun. Not to mention 3 knives strapped to...
  16. I agree with this, but this is not is not the...

    I agree with this, but this is not is not the topic of discussion. The topic is whether it is true or false that there exist an inequality of punishment given for the same crime based on the color of...
  17. Well, I never poached and I don't anyone who did,...

    Well, I never poached and I don't anyone who did, so I cannot comment regarding the unequal punishment.

    But is there really a major difference?

    1) You are considered a more likely offender,...
  18. Sadly, it is true. Its called racial profiling. ...

    If it is anything like over here the Asians are the worst offenders, take everything, no matter what size/season. :smiley5: Even the old "professional" poachers knew what to take to keep the fishery...
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    Some of my favor locations to go spearfishing is...

    Some of my favor locations to go spearfishing is within the Taipei County area, especially the northeast side of the island. The water there is clean and clear. All the big games are available...
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    Taiwan the Beautiful Island

    Anyone who has any questions regarding diving in Taiwan, feel free to ask. It is not a well known destination for diving, that is because it doesn't depend on tourism for its economy, but it doesn't...
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    O2, hydrocarbons, and pressure don't mix well. ...

    I have done quite a few things in my life too that are not very smart.

    Phil[/quote]

    O2, hydrocarbons, and pressure don't mix well. You can't VIP hydrocarbons. :(
  22. Thread: MiFlex Kinking

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    Yeah, Scuba Toys did a video on that here Scuba...

    definitely... I think I remember reading someone tested this out and with a completely ruptured HP hose, it took over an hour to drain a full AL80, but with a ruptured LP hose, it took somewhere...
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