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Old 05-18-2017, 02:02 PM   #1
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Anyone ever do anything like this? In particular, I'd like to get involved with helping to clean up the garbage that is piling up on some of the islands in the South Pacific. I know, I'm weird. For whatever reason, this is something I've become more and more interested in doing. Hoping someone has some good info on which organization to go with and which to avoid?
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well unless you count that time where I "Volunteered" to join the British Navy

There I was minding my own business when a voice said "You there, do you have a job?"

When I said no I was knocked unconscious and woke up on the HMS Dreadnought. I was told I had volunteered for a three year stint.
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So avoid the British Navy then, gotcha. Think will I'm at it I'll rule out the French Foreign Legion.
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So avoid the British Navy then, gotcha.
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Really? If I ever had to go into the forces, I figured I'd like the Navy the most.
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Really? If I ever had to go into the forces, I figured I'd like the Navy the most.
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I wish I could run off and do adventurous ####.
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I have nothing else to add but "go for it". Sounds like a great adventure with a good cause. If you have nothing tying you down here, do it.
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Thanks KTrain. I think I will. Sounds like a good way to do something you can feel good about while visiting some places you may not be able to get to under normal circumstances. Sounds like it would be a bit of an adventure.
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:29 PM   #10
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So avoid the British Navy then, gotcha. Think will I'm at it I'll rule out the French Foreign Legion.
Now that would be a hell of a ride.

"What have you been doing for the past 10 years?"

- "Well, I was sort of a Mercenary operating out of Tangiers. I'm not going to say I killed a lot of people....but I killed a few people. I think it was legal? Theres not much that isnt in North Africa but dont quote me on that. Wait...who are you calling?"
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:45 PM   #11
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I actually looked at the French Foreign Legion at one point in my life when I was bouncing around and restless after I left the Military.

There's something cool about leaving your life behind for a new life. At the time there was also something cool about vanishing from everyone that you know.
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I'm finding these various "needy" organizations are more interested in your donation money than your time.
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Sounds fun. I say go for it as well.

I was just reading about this the other day... maybe you saw it.

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/technolo...ific-1.4117224

If you follow the links in the article, you'll see that woman's email. I'm sure she'd be able to help.

Here it is Jennifer.Lavers@utas.edu.au

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Old 05-21-2017, 04:15 PM   #14
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Yep, I did see that article. It's something else, that amount of crap on that island is unreal.
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