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Nicholas Barr
Works at Praxair
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Lives in Buffalo, NY
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Spent this morning reading all 57 pages of the proposed "Hyperloop" design. As a concept, it has a lot of technical work already done. Personally, I have already noted 7 different design modifications that could potentially solve problems. I welcome any further discussions on this project!
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How-to video on climbing the tallest antenna in North America. Pretty sure that no amount of money would convince me to do something like this, and that's saying alot considering I have cruised the ocean bottom and under the arctic ice cap...
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What? Do you have a video of your underwater adventure?
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Have him in circles
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Work
Occupation
Control Room Supervisor and Remote Operations Technician for Praxair Industrial Gases Division
Skills
Problem Solver, Logical Thinker, Finds solutions from outside the norm, Efficient,
Employment
  • Praxair
    IMPAC Operations Control Room Supervisor, 2011 - present
  • United States Navy
    Electrician's Mate - Nuclear 2nd Class, 2002 - 2009
    List of Commands: NNPTC - Charleston, SC; NPTU - Charleston, SC; SSN-699 USS Jacksonville - Norfolk, VA and Portsmouth, NH; Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Pearl Harbor, HI
  • RadioShack
    Asst. Mgr in Training, 1999 - 2001
  • Domino's Pizza
    Delivery Driver, 2001 - 2001
  • DS-Max
    Neighborhood Advertising Agent, 2001 - 2002
  • Buffalo Wheelchair
    Repair Technician, 2009 - 2009
  • Ralcorp - Carriage House Companies
    Production Supervisor, 2009 - 2011
Places
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Currently
Buffalo, NY
Previously
Chesapeake, VA - North Charleston, SC - Tampa, FL - Auburndale, FL - Pensacola, FL - Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - Dover, NH - Honolulu, HI - Virginia Beach, VA - Portsmouth, VA - Goose Creek, SC - Orlando, FL - Idaho Falls, ID - Gansevoort, NY - Amherst, NY -
Story
Tagline
The one, the only, the legend...wait for it...
Introduction
A long time ago, I was the Nick Barr that had been all over, done all sorts of things, and knew a ton of stuff. 

Now...
Yeah, that's still me.

I grew up a US Navy brat, tried college, got bored, moved to Canada, got bored, moved back to the US, got bored, joined the Navy myself, spent 8 years working on submarines, most of that aboard the USS Jacksonville, and surprise, surprise: I got bored. Left the Navy, and have spent the almost 4 years since trying to figure out how to go forward when the rest of the world seems to only want to regress. And you guessed it: the civilian world is pretty boring too. If you see me, I am probably off trying to have a good time, usually by starting some mischief so that I'm not bored.

Latest updates: 
1. Getting back to college one more time, hopefully finish it this time.
2. Moving forward with relationships that I feel are important and discarding those I dont need anymore.
3. Trying to decide just how far South I need to move to put Buffalo, NY winters behind me as a distant memory.

OH YEAH! Dary! Legendary! Nick Barr
Bragging rights
1. World traveler: including to or through 47 US states so far, Lived on both the East Coast and West Coast, Loved Europe especially the British Isles. 2. NO KIDS that I know of (haha). 3. Loved/Feared by everyone who truly knows me, mostly because I'm very open with my thoughts and ideas.
Education
  • Hard Knocks
    Being Stubborn, 1999 - present
  • West Gate Christian Prep
    HS Diploma, 1998 - 1999
  • US Navy
    Navy Nuclear Power Program - Electrical, 2002 - 2004
  • Jamestown Community College
    General Education Requirements, 2010 - 2011
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Gender
Male
Relationship
It's complicated
Other names
Carl Nicholas Barr, Big Nick B., Nick Barr
Tandoori's is perhaps the most authentic Indian cuisine in Buffalo. Throughout my travels while in the military, I enjoyed quite a few restaurants that maintained the integrity of the Indian culture in their cooking. Here in Buffalo, Tandoori's represents that same spirit. While they can be a tad pricey, they also replicate the taste and feel of eating Indian cuisine in much more exotic locals.
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