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  • Birthday 03/06/1958

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    Navalca St. Purok 9, San Juan, Surigao City
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    computers, Horticulture, agriculture, farming, fishing, hugging my wife daily, and playing with my son, and pissing off people on the forum.

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  1. I have tried to use all four primary email accounts we use, and each we have been using fore well over twenty years. I have checked and rechecked each multiple times, and even went as far as clearing all the filing data and reentering all that data again. The site simply refuses to send the email account validation code.... This seems to a two week long 'Catch-22'
  2. Ok, this was posted on my Yahoo mail account on the side panel. This is provided by the VA website so it is current validated information. VA Partners with Treasury Department to Deliver Economic Impact Payments to Veterans and Survivors WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today it is working directly with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Treasury Department to ensure delivery of ‘Economic Impact Payments’ to Veterans and survivors who receive Compensation and Pension (C&P) benefit payments from VA without additional paperwork or IRS filings. The ‘Economic Impact Payments,’ authorized by the Treasury Department under the 2020 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will be issued automatically to recipients of non-taxable VA benefits who did not file annual income tax returns for 2018 or 2019. VA and the IRS have been collaborating since the passage of the CARES Act to ensure Veterans receive their EIP. “Many have expressed concern that Veterans and their beneficiaries would be overlooked during the distribution of Economic Impact Payments from the CARES Act simply because they don’t file an annual tax return,” said VA Secretary Robert Wilkie. “This collaboration will ensure our Veterans receive CARES Act payments without any additional action or paperwork required.” Economic Impact Payments will be automatic for non-tax filing VA beneficiaries. For VA beneficiaries who filed a Form 1040 for 2018 or 2019, those payments will also be automatic. No further action is needed. They can track the status of their payments on the Get My Payment tool on IRS.gov. For non-tax filing VA beneficiaries, please note their information will be loaded on this tool within the next few weeks. For VA beneficiaries who didn’t file a tax return in 2018 or 2019 and have a dependent, there is a special step they need to take, and the sooner the better. They should visit the Non-Filer: Enter Payment Info Here tool on IRS.gov. By quickly taking steps to enter information on the IRS website about them and their qualifying children, they can receive the $500 per dependent child payment in addition to their $1,200 individual payment. VA recognizes that many non-tax filing beneficiaries have already begun using the IRS’ EIP payment portal to provide the necessary data to IRS to receive their EIP. There will be no interruption to payments being processed using the IRS portal, and Veterans with internet access are encouraged to continue providing information and track their EIP through the IRS portal. For those who do not have access, or choose not to use the IRS portal, their EIP will be processed without further action on their part. While no date for distribution has been set at this time, VA is securely sharing necessary beneficiary data with Treasury which will allow Treasury to begin issuance of Economic Impact Payments. For more information on CARES Act ‘Economic Impact Payments,’ visit https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/economic-impact-payments-what-you-need-to-know.
  3. To date the IRS site still will not send the email account validation code... Odd as there seems little upstate information I can find on the internet... Surely there must be others experiencing a similar issue.
  4. Yes they do actually. There is a website dedicated to listing the names of murdered expats in the Philippines, sorry I do not remember the name or URL of this site. Now expats being murdered by their spouses is disturbing but not really surprising, or expats murdered in their homes due to housekeepers unlocking the doors for a criminal. But I particularly find expats being murdered by fellow expats to be far more disturbing. I myself have found myself a potential suspect in this case. Repeatedly accused of a heinous-crime by Harry's spouse and her closest friends and associates, and even by fellow expats on forum threads. There is a Greek gent in South France who seems incurably obsessed with me. Devoting countless hours to creating pages upon pages of yellow-journalism and Photoshop imagery on his blog site. I posted links of his blog Link to family, friends and associates on my Facebook. They usually respond that they find him humorous, disturbing and rather sad all at the same time. That sounds like quite a talent he has, and he manages to properly spell my name..
  5. Ok, here is what I know and did so far. My wife and I have not filed taxes since 2013. My income is a 50% VA Service-connected disability (non-taxable), plus jointly (together) we earn less than $24k their for not requiring filings in 2018 and 2019. So that my wife and I to file as to both receive President's relief check, I went to the IRS Non-fllers: Freefile webpage section. I had little issue as the 2-page IRS form allowed or Philippine address and wife's cell phone number and validated her number thru text message authentication code. But when trying validate my email address thru their automated email address to receive the email authentication code? NOTHING! Not using my Yahoo account, my wife's Yahoo account, my MSN Hotmail or my Goggle Gmail account. I thought maybe the system was merely overwhelmed... But since Wednesday morning, multiple daily attempts throughout the day (morning, afternoon and evening), I have yet received a single response. I have tried every search string I can think of seeking information as to an explanation. All four of those email accounts are long established, both Yahoo accounts (mine and wife) have actually been used in previous tax filings. I have no idea if this is due to a clinch of the IRS website, our their Freefile system. When I look on the IRS website there in no information posted later than last month. But all that prevents my filing is their failure to send the email with tier authentication code... Has anyone read or heard of others having similar issues with the IRS website automated systems?
  6. Currently the trial is still in limbo. The Prosecution presented all their witnesses and then the Prosecution rest. The judge presiding over the case retired (later assassinated). A second judge was temporarily assigned to the courtroom and court dates were assigned to the docket, there scheduling issues with some dates (requiring cancellations). Other court dates required Defense lawyers to reschedule (due to Defense witnesses subpoena issues (defense never presented witnesses). Since, no new judge has been appointed to the courtroom.
  7. Thanks, only one video left and I am finally done with this project, should be finished by March. Now I just wonder if folks want to sit and listen to a boring 360 minute slideshow of me basically jibering-on about seabugs? If not than I just wasted 3 years...
  8. Video '3of3 Part-A' of my YouTube lobster 101 training video series if finally completed and is now uploaded for viewing. And as usual I hope viewers find it useful, informative and entertaining. Due to the volume of information contained in this third section of the video series, it is necessary to divided the content into two individual videos because the video would simply be too long. I have tried to keep these to around plus or minus 90 minutes in length, So section three consists of both a '3of3 Part-A' and a video '3or3 Part-B'' video, I have already started work on the voiveover for the upcoming '3of3 Part-B' video and should have it ready for upload onto my YouTube channel sometime before early March. This is of course dependent on the amount of artwork I may need create which can be quite time consuming. This Part-A video contains discussions on subjects pertaining to proper practices and technique used within the commercial lobster 'grow-out' aquaculture industry. Such as reliant facts and figures, proper husbandry fundamentals, feeding practices, water management, net and cage management and proper stock management. To include: topics relating to various types of aquacultural 'grow-out' setups, different net and cage types. and useful information helpful to successfully raise early stage Pueruli seedstock and Juvenile stock to healthy marketable (500gram) Sub-adults, (1,000gram) Adults and (1,500gram) Adult size individuals. And please feel free to Subscribe, Like, Share or Comment if you feel so inclined.
  9. Video '3of3 Part-A' of my YouTube lobster 101 training video series if finally completed and is now uploaded for viewing. And as usual I hope viewers find it useful, informative and entertaining. Due to the volume of information contained in this third section of the video series, it is necessary to divided the content into two individual videos because the video would simply be too long. I have tried to keep these to around plus or minus 90 minutes in length, So section three consists of both a '3of3 Part-A' and a video '3or3 Part-B'' video, I have already started work on the voiveover for the upcoming '3of3 Part-B' video and should have it ready for upload onto my YouTube channel sometime before early March. This is of course dependent on the amount of artwork I may need create which can be quite time consuming. This Part-A video contains discussions on subjects pertaining to proper practices and technique used within the commercial lobster 'grow-out' aquaculture industry. Such as reliant facts and figures, proper husbandry fundamentals, feeding practices, water management, net and cage management and proper stock management. To include: topics relating to various types of aquacultural 'grow-out' setups, different net and cage types. and useful information helpful to successfully raise early stage Pueruli seedstock and Juvenile stock to healthy marketable (500gram) Sub-adults, (1,000gram) Adults and (1,500gram) Adult size individuals. And please feel free to Subscribe, Like, Share or Comment if you feel so inclined.
  10. Video '3of3 Part-A' of my YouTube lobster 101 training video series if finally completed and is now uploaded for viewing. And as usual I hope viewers find it useful, informative and entertaining. Due to the volume of information contained in this third section of the video series, it is necessary to divided the content into two individual videos because the video would simply be too long. I have tried to keep these to around plus or minus 90 minutes in length, So section three consists of both a '3of3 Part-A' and a video '3or3 Part-B'' video, I have already started work on the voiveover for the upcoming '3of3 Part-B' video and should have it ready for upload onto my YouTube channel sometime before early March. This is of course dependent on the amount of artwork I may need create which can be quite time consuming. This Part-A video contains discussions on subjects pertaining to proper practices and technique used within the commercial lobster 'grow-out' aquaculture industry. Such as reliant facts and figures, proper husbandry fundamentals, feeding practices, water management, net and cage management and proper stock management. To include: topics relating to various types of aquacultural 'grow-out' setups, different net and cage types. and useful information helpful to successfully raise early stage Pueruli seedstock and Juvenile stock to healthy marketable (500gram) Sub-adults, (1,000gram) Adults and (1,500gram) Adult size individuals. And please feel free to Subscribe, Like, Share or Comment if you feel so inclined.
  11. Yes I know, which is why I am both fortunate and blessed to have such people around me. Unfortunately competent and trusted expats are not exactly a dime-a-dozen here in the Philippines either. Dogs generally do not bite a hand which feeds, which is the fundamental difference between dogs and men. I am both fortunate and blesses to have found the good people I have around me. It certainly helps having their years of accumulative practical 'hands-on experience' in the trade to combine with my own. but foremost I have a powerful honest, trustworthy, reverent, and dedicated wife standing by my side helping to keep me honest. .
  12. For the lobster growers involved in the lobster 'grow-out' aquacultural industry it is a boom business showing a 5% annual growth and net profits averaging 84%. Now as to Philippine annual local sales figures of lobster by fish markets or restaurants I really do not know that answer. Most lobster farmers like myself raise stock solely for foreign export, and sell our product to buyer/exporters, so we are not targeting the local market. If one is willing to dedicate efforts and resources to properly setup and operate a lobster aquacultural 'grow-out' operation, they can expect to generate solid returns. Now how much return solely depends on the location in relationship to both the supply of seedstock (fingerlings) and the lobster buyers as well as the volume of seedstock one desires to raise within their own 'grow-out' nets. And the industry has many facets within the trade which offers lucrative venture opportunities, if one was so inclined and located where they could setup such an operation. I had once thought of building a large floating platform which housed as many as a dozen 'grow-out' nets. I had envisioned expats interested in raising crops but were not in locations or situated (personal and supply-line)s could lease (three crops) to successfully raise lobsters. An expat would basically lease net enclosure(s) and when the stock reached market weight would split the net profits. This (net profit split) payment at the (point of sell) agreement is common practice within the industry. The investor is to supply facility, food for lobster and 1-sack of rice monthly for the worker. The worker provides his labor for the care and feeding of stock, general maintenance and care of the net, ensure proper husbandry practices and protocols within the enclosure is maintained. I certainly have the ability and skill-set to fabricate the platform and nets, secure the needed seedlings, oversee adequate labor and day-to-day operations. I know the proper food types and have the ability to secure them, as well as the proper feeding times and ratios. I know the proper husbandry protocols and how to implement them. It is the unknown variable that I can not trust, which is the honesty and commitment to follow through of expats that would be involved. A dozen expats cooped together could work well together and with myself, but then again they could also be a nightmare to deal with on a long-term business venture. I would need to trust one voice speaks all and that authority insure the collective commitments are carried out on a timely manner, this is so I can devote my time and energy insuring the well-being of the stock. That part scares me and is why I am so reserved to engage in such a venture. They would need to be a factual entrepreneurs and not merely a gaggle of broke-dick opportunists. Ones with the business sense and financial backing who could finance the day-to-day commitments of such an aquaculture facility. This is because seedstock takes 8-12 months to reach market weight, and foods must be provided daily without excuse. What is not needed are piety excuses of why they do not have the needed or baseless (the-check-is-in-the-mail) runarounds. I simply need such unnecessary and unexpected financial burdens forced on my own household. I simply have to time being burdened by wankers, 'get-rich-quick' dreamers or scammers. I am a businessman and I do not have need for such foolishness. I can simply be patient and raise a couple of broods and then invest these profits into the same floating platform I envisioned, fully stock all the nets myself and avoid potential hassles. I simply have better things to do than chase down commitments made by those who were dishonest or unprepared to fulfill their obligations. But it was still a great investment idea if one were to find the right 10-12 expats wanting such investment opportunities. A covered floating platform is less costly than investment in a lobster huts, multiple growers would be in effect be a 'private coop', helping to purchase foods in bulk (reducing costs). A platform of 12 'grow-out' nets only required three workers and one night security vs those needed for 12 individual lobster huts and the additional labor costs associated. Not many startup ventures require so little investment and can turnkey in only 8-12 months while yielding 84% to 120% (net) profits. One though still requires locating an adequate suitable location and competent trusted personal to make correct and timely decisions. Get all that in place, and there is a real potentially, that literally millions of pesos will be made on that floating platform.
  13. I also have three different threads that relate to different distinct subjects on lobster aquaculture. One is about a prototype lobster hatchery to be used to raise lobster from egg to Algal-juvenile, which will be sold to lobster growers. The second is how to make different type traps to use for live-catch early stage seedstock, to either sell to lobster growers or for one's own 'grow-out' nets. The third thread discussed the first floating bamboo 'grow-out' net platform I built at this facility which I am primarily using for personal research to closely study every aspect of lobster 'grow-out' aquaculture from a Clear-puerulus to 500gram Sub-adult, 1,000gram Adult and 1,500 gram Mature Adult. To my knowledge no such information is actually available on the internet. Each thread is different covering different aspects of the same industry. I have them separate for a simple reason, this is to keep the information topic specific and uncluttered and easy to follow. Spent years collecting the information and finalizing the outline and final script and once I learned the needed software I was able to start on the voiceover and art work last year. I pulled it all together and finished the first video (hour thirty 90 minutes) on New Years Eve, and posted the video on January 1of this year. I chose to post a link to each of the threads because the video contained relevant information relating to each of those forum threads. That perhaps anyone interested to one of those specific treads would have the opportunity to view the video rather than merely a 1-in-three chance of ever having the choice to view the video. You only see them in succession because they are grouped together on top of the board now, but threads quickly lower and drop off the board. In a day or two the threads will only be seen by locking through the forum topics are through searches. Perhaps a member is only attracted by one of the threads and the video link is not posted on that thread? Then they are not given the chance to see and view the video? That is not particularly fair to members. It is sort of a catch-22 situation. I only saw the solution to being to post a link on each thread, where others obviously others may believe differently. This is why I posted this new second video also on all three threads. And I will more than likely do the same later this year once I finish the 3rd and final video series, This is so later when newer readers are followers of the threads, then they to will have the three videos properly linked. Now if an admin or mod desired to modify my threads and remove the video links, (like last time) that is up to them. But I also have more than just one ongoing video series being posted on the threads. Example is the 'Life in the Nets' which has a similar video cover art, but the titles are clearly different. Hope that explains my redundant posts.
  14. Well I finally finished the second video of the 3-part Youtube video series ‘Tropical Spiny Rock Lobster 101 - species Panulirus 'ornatus' - Video (2of3)’ which I started work on New Year’s day. It is almost an hour and forty-five minutes long so it is about twenty minutes longer than the first video of this series. The issue was a lack of posted photos on the internet which related on the subjects discussed, which required my digging through my own personal archive of photos and quite a bit of artwork needing to be created. But I am satisfied with the end results and it feels good to have this second video of the series finally uploaded. I have a few smaller video projects that I have had on hold, one is a couple of videos of the lobsters in the grow-out nets which follows what was done through a local disease outbreak; and the other project is a collaboration with a local Filipino lobster buyer/shipper/transporter who’s skills and technique is extremely successful, and we will video and discuss all the steps needed to properly prepare and ship lobster at distances in excess of 10 hours. Rio has shipped lobster as far as the Middle East with successes of 100% survival rates of delivered stock. He has decades if practice hands-on experiences in lobster aquaculture and is a walking ‘treasure trove’ of knowledge which he wants to share. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5Im52lkdwo
  15. Well I finally finished the second video of the 3-part Youtube video series ‘Tropical Spiny Rock Lobster 101 - species Panulirus 'ornatus' - Video (2of3)’ which I started work on New Year’s day. It is almost an hour and forty-five minutes long so it is about twenty minutes longer than the first video of this series. The issue was a lack of posted photos on the internet which related on the subjects discussed, which required my digging through my own personal archive of photos and quite a bit of artwork needing to be created. But I am satisfied with the end results and it feels good to have this second video of the series finally uploaded. I have a few smaller video projects that I have had on hold, one is a couple of videos of the lobsters in the grow-out nets which follows what was done through a local disease outbreak; and the other project is a collaboration with a local Filipino lobster buyer/shipper/transporter who’s skills and technique is extremely successful, and we will video and discuss all the steps needed to properly prepare and ship lobster at distances in excess of 10 hours. Rio has shipped lobster as far as the Middle East with successes of 100% survival rates of delivered stock. He has decades if practice hands-on experiences in lobster aquaculture and is a walking ‘treasure trove’ of knowledge which he wants to share. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5Im52lkdwo
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