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  1. Mako Mark

    A deceptively easy way to die

    Pretty sure that all divers should see this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PVmqK5YZuxM
  2. Mako Mark

    Exposure to altitude

    DCIEM tables? AASAS: 2013? 2299?? WorkSafe confusion? let her rip guys. I want to hear the good the bad and the ugly. it is possible that I might be able to help out a little. Mako.
  3. Mako Mark

    Do You Support our MODs

    :d :d :d :d :d
  4. Mako Mark

    Resort course injuries

    Recently a highly respected fellow instructor of mine claimed that a large proportion of the people that walked into his shop that had taken resort courses had recieved injuries, particularly ear injuries, that resort courses are dangerous and that is why he wouldnt teach them. I on the other...
  5. Mako Mark

    A woman was shopping

    A woman was shopping at her local supermarket where she selected: A half-gallon of 2% milk, A carton of eggs, A quart of orange juice, A head of romaine lettuce, A 2 lb. can of coffee, And a 1 lb. package of bacon. As she was unloading her items on the conveyor belt to check...
  6. Mako Mark

    How many PM's

    Welcome, cancun mark. You last visited: Today at 06:43 AM Private Messages: Unread 65534, Sixty five thousand private messages?????????????????? I would like to think that I am that popular and important, but I have my doubts.. am I??? please tell me that you all love me...
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    taxonomy, science or garbage....?????

    I believe that taxonomy is an art, not a science. It is purely subjective and you cannot compartmentalise a population. It is also the main reason that I quit bio-sciences.. that and the smell of formaldehyde in the zoo building.
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    one in the eye for the Seppos

    Lonelygirl15 is a KIWI from the Mount!!!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: G'donya Jessica.......
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    having trouble connecting

    with SB. often it just gives me the standard cannot find server message but once in a while I get this. Warning: mysql_connect() [function.mysql-connect]: Host 'a2.28.344a.static.theplanet.com' is blocked because of many connection errors. Unblock with 'mysqladmin flush-hosts' in...
  10. Mako Mark

    wilma in Cancun

    Cancun was hit hard buy the storm, it came ashore as a cat 5, we had the eye for over 16 hours and hurricane for over 40 hours, anyone who has ever told you that it is calm in the eye of a hurricane has never been in one like this, it is still a freaking hurricane, the whole experience was...
  11. Mako Mark

    Dolphin for sale????

    Just recieved this as an email attachment. Can anyone confirm if this is for real or is it a prank?
  12. Mako Mark

    CIDP and Hyperbaric oxygen therapy???

    Do any of the highly esteemed sawbones here have any knowlege about chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP) and the potential use of Hyperbaric oxygen therapy?? It just seems to make common sence to me and I cant seem to find any reference (for or against) after a quite deep...
  13. Mako Mark

    pop quiz for the maths whiz

    the other night I was helping my girlfriend with her math homework and it reminded me of an interesting true story: In 1994 when I went to Cambodia for the second time, I wient to the old capital north of Phnom Phen. All that is really left of what was probably a great city is some ruined...
  14. Mako Mark

    you just got to laugh..

    I know PADI cops a lot of flack for badly trained divers etc etc, but sometimes they should think a little harder. Here is the cover of the 05 catalog, just above where it says "the way the world learns to dive" there is a diver in an overhead environment with atrocious trim, gauges and octo...
  15. Mako Mark

    real or fake?

    it looks pretty real to me, what do the experts say??
  16. Mako Mark

    Exercise of the brain is as important

    Exercise of the brain is as important as exercise of the muscles. As we grow older, it's important that we keep mentally alert The saying; "If you don't use it, you will lose it" also applies to the brain, so... Below is a very private way to gauge your loss or non-loss of intelligence...
  17. Mako Mark

    no clips???

    Tired of those pesky rental bcd's with no clips for the SPG or Octo?? dive store owners hate buying them as they break and get lost etc etc. Here is the solution.
  18. Mako Mark

    This Magic Moment by Jennifer Anderson

    (this was forwarded to via E-mail, I do not know who the divemaster is, perhaps a board member does or can verify the story, but it is such a cool story, that I just had to share it. Mark) This Magic Moment by Jennifer Anderson It was like many Maui mornings, the sun rising over...
  19. Mako Mark

    metric made easy

    this originated from a thread that got hijacked today regard passports or something, but for those that are metrically impaired, here is the simplicity and geometric beauty of the metric system: one liter of water weighs one kilogram one liter of water if squeezed onto a square centimeter...
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