Originally posted by Anon77
reply to post by Bedlam
When you say 'spooky dives' if your able to can you give a description of one? (Understand entirely if not possible).
Most of the dives were the sort of stuff you'd pay to do. Daytime, clear weather, off an unremarkable boat with driver provided, maybe 150' on
'normal' dive gear, the sort of thing you can do fast enough to bounce dive, more or less, maybe three minutes at the bottom and then hang off the
dive rope at 20' for ten with a stop tank. Then it was fishing and Miller time on the way back, free for the day.
The bad part was you had to go when, and where, and how specified. If it was storming, you went. Dark, you went, too far for the dive boat, you went
another way. Deep enough you needed trimix and several stops on the way up, you went.
I think the most alarming one was a night dive that looked ok when we went down (not that far - maybe 100'), we came back to the rope and it was
gone. Went to the top and it was 30' swells and a thunderstorm from hell and the boat was gone. Woot! We got left until the next day riding the free
God Damn! They poly test you as well!? That's mad!, I'm guessing the public drinking restriction is just to stop you getting drunk in public and
saying something you shouldn't?
Yeah, pretty much. There is, however, Inderal, the pre-poly treatment of choice for thousands of people.
Do you think they really would kill you for mentioning stuff you shouldn't? Ever known or heard of anyone 'removed' for talking?
When you're read onto an SCI project, you are in general sat down and the security guy reads you verbatim several laws you're liable for. One is
18 USC 794
, which you only get for SCI projects. 794 lets them execute you without a jury
trial, although as far as I know it's never been used. I did know a guy from the State department and another from DIA that got fired and lost their
clearance in the 2004 debacle wherein some of us got caught discussing black projects on dead threads on another forum than ATS.
You'll need to excuse my ignorance here but what does 'FORN' mean?
FOReign National. Lady Bedlam is from the Lake District area. It makes my sponsor edgy but tough beans. Fortunately, Lady Bedlam's father has their
Seal of Approval. I tried to become a dual citizen a few years back when we were in Australia a lot, you only need a year of residency. They let me
know that was a poor choice.
Do you think your previous employers are monitoring what your writing to me on ATS?
Are people like yourself ever really 'off the books' so to speak or could they come back to you even now and ask for 'a job'?
God forbid. There was something going around about five years ago about 'volunteering' to teach the new guys, 'pass on your knowledge to the next
generation' and what not, dressed it up nice came to the house and tried to sell it. Only you had to re-up in the Guard, and that wasn't happening.