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Gerard van Schip
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Lives in Chiba Prefecture, Japan
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Here in Japan it never went away, glad to see it back elsewhere. It's a natural fit.

Captain EO is coming back to Disney World's EPCOT http://www.engadget.com/2015/07/29/captain-eo-is-back/ via Engadget Android
OMG, the Captain EO ride has reopened at Disney World's EPCOT center in Florida. This is the best.
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+Candyce Moore lucky twice! I used to go to Disneyland Paris where they kept it for several years and then when it was removed there I moved to Japan. It's a nice ride, especially on a hot day as it's a nice 20 min in a dark air conditioned room. I do think they should update it. Maybe add a bit of star tours motion to it.
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The fact that Fox is so big says a lot about the American people. Sad stuff indeed.
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Cool, with a lot of effort this guy used the parts from a hard drive to make a really bad sounding microphone.
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So my wife really likes dogs, I'm not a dog person but for this little fella I may need to make an exception. Imagine walking the park with him, joy!
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Hey America, so you got Superman, Spiderman and Batman? HA, the people of Japan give you Hentai Kamen!
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+Gerard van Schip​ nice, they have it at Amazon.de, ordering now. 
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Ah some of those famed religious based morals.

I think I will pass.
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+Gerard van Schip​ i'm just expressing my sarcasm... I've stop arguing with pro-sionists... I just laugh at their terribly absurd opinions!
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WOW wow wow. I was double checking if someone was trolling me or being serious and a quick Google revealed his usual hangout. Talk about a batshit crowd, just read the comments on this thing.

I'm off now to throw some lemon in my eyes as reading this drivel really stings. Enjoy!
An old White man was violently assaulted by a couple of Negro veterans and a White doofus simply because he was protesting the faggot ape emperor of the universe Barack Obongo Obozo during one of his stupid speeches. Watch the video below. Apparently questioning the gorilla ruler on any issue is ...
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Just.... FML
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Holy smokes, We can no longer say only cheap copies come from China. This is one sweet piece of hardware for a very affordable price. I'm sure there will be rough edges but at half the cost of other premium handsets that's something easy to swallow.
The much anticipated OnePlus 2 has finally arrived, but can the company justify the phone's slightly higher costs?
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+Bas Grolleman I actually had 2 invites to the first one but they refuse to ship to Japan and the LTE bands were in question back then.
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Seems the Japanese are not the only producers of WTF videos. He is a slice of Australian art for ya.
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For a global company Google sure does not act global. While they advertise like CRAZY on Japanese TV I seem to be missing out on many of their products and offers here in Japan.
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I'm confused, the press is saying Hulk Hogan is being fired for being racist in this audio clip but I don't hear anything racist in here. 
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+onlythewise1 crap, did not notice that, to be honest I kinda got off G+ due to the YouTube integration. Hogan is a liked guy, I have not seen the tape so dont know the exact wording and while using the word niger in a racist way is not nice it is not the end of the world.

Ok, so found the offending lines. They used the term nigger for eachother, dont see why thats an issue. Then he said that if he died and god made him come back he hoped he would not come back as a black guy. Wow, that it?
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For all those lovely young earth creationists out there. Dentistry pre dates your all creating God by 8000 years. 
Early humans had to deal with cavities too and an infected 14,000-year-old tooth may have just given us a glimpse into the oldest known evidence of dentistry. Instead of sterile instruments and anesthesia, our ancestors had their cavities removed with sharpened stone tools. So, the next time you’re visiting your dentist be thankful you don’t have to undergo the grim, rudimentary dental practices from the Paleolithic era.
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at times... I could swear..... my dentist still uses these sharpened bone drills.
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Occupation
IT consultancy, tech support, Social Media Consultancy and some English teaching
Skills
Information technology, light web coding, Apple tech support, some Windows, Linux and server tech support, fluent in Dutch and English, able to understand German fluently but very rusty at speaking it, learning Japanese
Employment
  • Gerard van Schip Consultancy
    IT Consultant, 2011 - present
  • MR Systems
    IT Consultant, 2010 - 2011
  • New Edge + The Brewery
    IT Manager, 2003 - 2011
  • Cordiant Communication
    IT Manager, 2001 - 2003
    Responsible for the Macintosh side of IT which included roughly 300 users spread over several offices.
  • Mediasurface
    Websites Manager, 1999 - 2001
    Responsible for the Intranet, Extranet and Internet websites.
  • Silicon Heart
    Tech Support, 1998 - 1999
  • TAOS
    Mac Engineer, 1993 - 1994
  • MacScan Holland BV
    Scanner operator, 1992 - 1992
  • A&D Holland BV
    Graphic Designer, 1991 - 1992
  • Apple Inc.
    Teamleader, 1995 - 1998
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Currently
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Previously
Richmond Upon Thames - Catford - London - Slough - Nieuwegein - Utrecht
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Tagline
A multilingual technology consultant, born in The Netherlands, worked in London and now living in Japan.
Introduction
I keep procastinating what to write here so I thought I would write a few points on things I care about bullet points
  • technology, all of it, if it eats electricity chances are I like to play with it
  • Apple, the technology company, I also like IBM, SGI and some others but Apple is my main intrest
  • the 3 main abrahamic religions, judaism, christianity and islam. I think as they currently stand they are a dirty stain on humanity and if we are to progress upwards in our evolution as a species it needs to radically change or simply be removed
  • The Netherlands, United Kingdom and Japan, the countries I have called my home
  • humanism, you know, be good to your fellow human beings, for no other reason than it being the right thing to do, no gods with rewards or punishment required
  • fairness to all, we are all human beings and deserve to be treated humane, regardless of gender, race, age, appearance. As such I rejoice in victories of the suppressed, be it  females, Gay, Bi, Lesbian, Transgender or people of the various races
Background
Just a little history on myself. I was born in Utrecht, Holland way back in 1971, attended a school for the print industry where I encountered the first Macintoshes back in 1985, that pretty much changed my life as I was convinced at that point that computers were the way forward. Seeing that teachers did not agree I left school. Then while working for Apple Benelux I was told I was fired due to them outsourcing my job to the UK who then hired me back at almost 3 times my salary as they could not find qualified Dutch speakers on their little island, thats how I ended up in London where I worked first for Apple and then as IT Manager for several global design firms, ending in one of my best jobs ever with MR Systems, not because they paid well but because they really cared for their clients and are basically a bunch of swell guys, sadly it was not too last. My wife wanted to move back to Japan as she thought it would be a better place for the kids, now living here I have to agree.

Might elaborate on some points later, im not a big writer ;)
Bragging rights
At age 40 I decided to throw my 17 year career in technology down the drain to follow the love of my life to Japan and become a full time dad, living with in-laws I cant talk to ;)
Education
  • School voor de Grafische vakken
    Publishing Industry, 1985 - 1991
  • De Regenboog
    1985
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Looking for
Friends, Networking
Birthday
October 20
Relationship
Married
Other names
Wilhelmus Gerardus van Schip, WG van Schip, Gérard van Schip, Skippy, puckman, macman71, macotaku, dıɥɔs uɐʌ pɹɐɹǝƃ
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Lovely little bakery. Do not let the run down outside appearance of the shop turn you off, the products are freshly made and delicious.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Large park spread over 2 levels separated by large trees and connected with 3 stairs and one path for wheelchair or pram access. The top level has a big field where you will often find families having a picnic surrounded by a soft jogging track. There is also a brand new set of workout equipment, a large baseball and football field, a community centre, a tennis club, archery club and 2 clean public toilets. The lower level has a stream running through it with 4 water features, the stream is often filled with small children playing in it. At the back of the park is a large Japanese temple.
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If you have ever been to an IKEA you know what to expect, it's exactly the same as any other IKEA anywhere in the world. If you have never been to an IKEA. Its a large and spacious store with cheap wooden furniture. The restaurant stocks decent and relatively cheap food and staff is friendly and fast. Only negative point, for me as a foreigner, is the lack of Swedish food in the food store. Many items you find in the Swedish, UK and Dutch stores are missing.
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reviewed a year ago
My wife was booked in for a caesarian, just before we were scheduled to go into the operating theatre they had an emergency caesarian to do so told us to wait. 4 hours later I decided to venture outside only to find a shocked nurse exclaiming "oh you are still here?". Surgeon was brought back in, caesarian performed and we thought our misery had ended only to find out he had made a mistake in the stitching resulting in them having to cut my wife open again to redo it a week later. I'm not even talking about the mixed up paperwork with another patient on our visits.
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