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    Thread: Bought new koi to replace home grown spawn

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      Bought new koi to replace home grown spawn

      After many years of allowing spawn to survive in our koi pond, we have given away 55 koi at 12 to 25 inches long out of our 3000 gallon koi pond to be able to enjoy the “better quality” remaining koi and 12 small new koi that arrived today.
      I recently added a Master’s degree in Environmental Science to my PhD in chemistry and my CSP -Certified Safety Professional and am pleased to have several months of consulting assignments lined up to keep me busy through my 80th birthday in July. So I added a picture on graduation day May 1 for those who may remember me to be able to recognize me again.
      The 12 koi came from Kloubec koi farm in case that is of interest.
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      Last edited by Roddy Conrad; 05-19-2021 at 05:57 PM.
      Still using potassium permanganate to regularly clean up the pond and the koi. Have developed a package of age regression technology to become younger instead of older. Doing great! Finished a Master’s degree in Environmental Science Dec 14, 2020, to round out my PhD in chemistry in 1967.

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      Dr. Conrad, did you hand select those or they come as a package.

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      Congrats. Pond and the Koi looks great!
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      My wife Elizabeth selected each koi from the abundant pictures of koi for sale on the Kloubec koi farm website, added them to on line basket one by one until she was happy with the order. This is what she wanted for her 80th birthday May 30.
      Recent picture of Elizabeth with her Bouvier dog “Wookie”, who is now 3 years old and at 100 pounds.
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      Last edited by Roddy Conrad; 05-19-2021 at 05:58 PM.
      Still using potassium permanganate to regularly clean up the pond and the koi. Have developed a package of age regression technology to become younger instead of older. Doing great! Finished a Master’s degree in Environmental Science Dec 14, 2020, to round out my PhD in chemistry in 1967.

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      Your DW looks great! She looks very happy. Sending my Happy Birthday regards to your wife for her Birthday!

      BTW! You reminds me of one of my old boss. You looks exactly like him. I missed him and his advice!
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      Roddy Congratulations on your new degree. You, Lizzie & the pups look great. Your new Koi are very nice.
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      Hey Roddy! Long time, no talk. Congrats on the new title and happy 80th in advance. You need to share your age regression potion!
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      The description of the age regression potion was my Environmental science master’s degree thesis, approved by a team of university professors, 63 pages long, with over 100 references. Good stuff, have not decided to publish it yet. Plan to expand the thesis to several hundred pages and publish it as a book when I am ready for public interviews. Lots of options popping up for me right now. I am firmly scheduled to resolve numerous chronic industrial safety and environmental issues for several chemical plants through consulting and engineering companies.

      I would like to become the person who causes age discrimination in hiring to become resolved. Why can’t us over 65 folks be of service when the last two presidents are in that group?
      Last edited by Roddy Conrad; 05-20-2021 at 07:09 AM.
      Still using potassium permanganate to regularly clean up the pond and the koi. Have developed a package of age regression technology to become younger instead of older. Doing great! Finished a Master’s degree in Environmental Science Dec 14, 2020, to round out my PhD in chemistry in 1967.

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      Quote Originally Posted by kntry View Post
      Hey Roddy! Long time, no talk. Congrats on the new title and happy 80th in advance. You need to share your age regression potion!
      Agree would be great if you could share your age regression potion with your fellow koi hobbyists.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Redshark View Post
      Agree would be great if you could share your age regression potion with your fellow koi hobbyists.
      You need to hurry up, though. Some of us are getting a little long in the tooth, and we need help sooner rather than later.....

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      Congratulations Roddy on your wonderful achievement

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      This is definitely not the first time I have developed a stunning new technology, so I know something about how it goes when the event is becoming discussed in real public interviews. And the age regression is really “out there” even for me.

      So I am very carefully working toward publication, knowing where most of the hard core attacks will come, meaning from the medical community. I may need to move to one of the many other countries where alternate medical practices are welcomed and embraced.

      At one of my recent industrial consulting jobs, where I am reworking their procedures and processes for improved safety for the workers, the question was asked again, “Why are you still working at age 80?” My immediate response was “when you are going to live at least 1000 years, you can’t stop working at 80, you would die of boredom without being of service to others”. Anyway, that is how I think about it.
      Still using potassium permanganate to regularly clean up the pond and the koi. Have developed a package of age regression technology to become younger instead of older. Doing great! Finished a Master’s degree in Environmental Science Dec 14, 2020, to round out my PhD in chemistry in 1967.

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      Quote Originally Posted by Roddy Conrad View Post
      This is definitely not the first time I have developed a stunning new technology, so I know something about how it goes when the event is becoming discussed in real public interviews. And the age regression is really “out there” even for me.

      So I am very carefully working toward publication, knowing where most of the hard core attacks will come, meaning from the medical community. I may need to move to one of the many other countries where alternate medical practices are welcomed and embraced.

      At one of my recent industrial consulting jobs, where I am reworking their procedures and processes for improved safety for the workers, the question was asked again, “Why are you still working at age 80?” My immediate response was “when you are going to live at least 1000 years, you can’t stop working at 80, you would die of boredom without being of service to others”. Anyway, that is how I think about it.
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