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Let start with your clan name? major-Mark63

    Do you have any nicknames? Personal or in game? Personnal nick is Markus (not too original) but i game some call be boner or lately SkidMark

    When and where were you born? born in Montreal ,Quebec ,Canada in 1963 from two cajun parents.

    When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? At elementary school i dreamed about be plane pilot but since i wear glasses it changed to be a surgeon doctor.

    Where have you lived? All in Quebec prov. Carleton (gaspesian peninsula)then Boisbriand , Blainville ,Mirabel (all lower laurentians) Now Amherst Lake side 25 min of Mt-Tremblant Qc.

     

    What got you into gaming? early ages was Coleco vision that we had for christmas with my 3 brothers.

    Your first game you played? on pc it was DOOM my first FPS game and later Resident evil really hooked my in.

    And what do you play now? COD4 ,CODWAW (freeze tag) Left for Dead and of course a few resident evil games.

    Why did you join XI? I was playing a lot on DM XI server in afternoons and was asked to join the clan by Spinpuppy we had so much fun , and he felt a was a good idiot..

    What do you get from being in this clan? Now since im retired got most of my social here on website and servers.

    What is your favorite hobby?  actually my hobby is PC gaming but also like traditional board games like monopoly ,trivial pursuit etc and love listening to music.

    What is your favorite travel destination? All caribbeans and Mexico too for the sun the music and the rum.

    Are you married? not anymore , but now i live with my girlfriend since almost 20 yrs (shes really patient)

    Do you have children? yes two daughters , 33 and 31 and lately a grandson 2 months and a half.

    What kind of pets do you have, if any? What are their names? we have 3 cats at home ,the mother named Rosie (which she was homeless and she choose us ) and two of her baby cats that we kept Garcon tomcat and Fifille femal and all sterilized now hahah..

    Are you a sports fan? If so, what is your favorite team? Yes indeed , Ice hockey is my sport and Montreal Canadian Habs forever

    What causes are you passionate about? War amputees and a local foundation to help the poorer people

    Do you volunteer? If so, where? no did had the time.

    What is an interesting fact about you? i know all world countries capitals but except geographic classes or trivial pursuit its useless.


    Have you continued your education past college or university with career development seminars or classes? What kind? i had continuous training for new technology that was involved in upgrading PLC Most AB , robots and processes. did almost evening classes for gaining my electrician licenses.

    Did you know what profession you wanted to work in when you started college? iwas studying electronics but the last year of college , General motors came in lab classes to recruit some electrician apprentices and i was hired in 1983.

    Did you belong to any professional organizations? i was in Teamsters Graphics union, but now retiree.

    What is your current job title? retired licensed electrician and also electrotechnician.

    Did you win any awards or recognitions during your education? had a few when younger at school , now they would call me a nerd.

    Where do you work? now retired since i was 56 yrs old.

    What other job titles have you had in your career? most title were electrician and or electrotechnician.

    Where else have you worked? General Motors from 1983 to 2002, then Kraft food from 2002-2006 then last at the Journal of Montreal printing plant 2006 to 2020

    Why did you choose to work in your industry? i liked a lot osund systems so wanted to study how to repair or build it, so it got me in electronics

    Why do you like your job? the challenge of fast trouble shooting, and also learn the latest technologies.i was  in maintenance and continuous improvement.

    How would you describe your career? very self rewarding and good money ive made.

    What are some accomplishments you've achieved during your career? all job i applied for was immediatly hired. But also getting the machinery ready in time in change overs is really rewarding. optimization of robots program decreasing time cycle for more productivity ; one line we did improve from 42 cars per hours to 57 just by tuning robots courses.

    Describe a time that your career was rewarding. in the first months when working at Kraft food plant a big boss came to me and one other electronician to personnaly give us congrats after we started up in 3 days a wrapping machine that was down for months.

    If you could give a younger person career advice, what would it be? Yes its good to do what you will enjoy  but sometimes you can choose a job thats is also give better money.

    What is your favorite thing about your career or industry? electronics is always in progress and learned all the newest stuff that get on market.

    What is a valuable lesson you learned in your career? team work youll always need some one to help you or you can help.

    What do you hope to accomplish in your career? its done, it bring me to good retirement .

    Are you involved in any professional/ non-profit/sports organizations? If so, do you have a title or rank within these organizations? none

    What is your favorite sport?  Ice hockey and cycling love also watching the olympics..

    Do you play any sports? now only snow shoes trekking (raquettes in french) in winter and cycling and boating in summer.

    If you were granted 1 wish, what would you wish for? to have a perfect view without glasses

that would have changed my life ...but to be not selfish no kids should die from deseases.

THx for reading me.

Mark..

1St pic : me with my family,last august.

first row my defunct mother Cecile was 82 and father Jean-Marie 84

2nd row brothers Michel , Pierre and Daniel and me on the right the oldest.

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Looking good Major! Thanks for sharing.

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Very nice great pictures

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Great read Mark. Looks like Gods country in the pics, beautiful!

 

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@major-mark63, nice read and pictures  🙂 

 

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21 hours ago, BlackRose said:

Let start with your clan name? major-Mark63

    Do you have any nicknames? Personal or in game? Personnal nick is Markus (not too original) but i game some call be boner or lately SkidMark

    When and where were you born? born in Montreal ,Quebec ,Canada in 1963 from two cajun parents.

    When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up? At elementary school i dreamed about be plane pilot but since i wear glasses it changed to be a surgeon doctor.

    Where have you lived? All in Quebec prov. Carleton (gaspesian peninsula)then Boisbriand , Blainville ,Mirabel (all lower laurentians) Now Amherst Lake side 25 min of Mt-Tremblant Qc.

     

    What got you into gaming? early ages was Coleco vision that we had for christmas with my 3 brothers.

    Your first game you played? on pc it was DOOM my first FPS game and later Resident evil really hooked my in.

    And what do you play now? COD4 ,CODWAW (freeze tag) Left for Dead and of course a few resident evil games.

    Why did you join XI? I was playing a lot on DM XI server in afternoons and was asked to join the clan by Spinpuppy we had so much fun , and he felt a was a good idiot..

    What do you get from being in this clan? Now since im retired got most of my social here on website and servers.

    What is your favorite hobby?  actually my hobby is PC gaming but also like traditional board games like monopoly ,trivial pursuit etc and love listening to music.

    What is your favorite travel destination? All caribbeans and Mexico too for the sun the music and the rum.

    Are you married? not anymore , but now i live with my girlfriend since almost 20 yrs (shes really patient)

    Do you have children? yes two daughters , 33 and 31 and lately a grandson 2 months and a half.

    What kind of pets do you have, if any? What are their names? we have 3 cats at home ,the mother named Rosie (which she was homeless and she choose us ) and two of her baby cats that we kept Garcon tomcat and Fifille femal and all sterilized now hahah..

    Are you a sports fan? If so, what is your favorite team? Yes indeed , Ice hockey is my sport and Montreal Canadian Habs forever

    What causes are you passionate about? War amputees and a local foundation to help the poorer people

    Do you volunteer? If so, where? no did had the time.

    What is an interesting fact about you? i know all world countries capitals but except geographic classes or trivial pursuit its useless.


    Have you continued your education past college or university with career development seminars or classes? What kind? i had continuous training for new technology that was involved in upgrading PLC Most AB , robots and processes. did almost evening classes for gaining my electrician licenses.

    Did you know what profession you wanted to work in when you started college? iwas studying electronics but the last year of college , General motors came in lab classes to recruit some electrician apprentices and i was hired in 1983.

    Did you belong to any professional organizations? i was in Teamsters Graphics union, but now retiree.

    What is your current job title? retired licensed electrician and also electrotechnician.

    Did you win any awards or recognitions during your education? had a few when younger at school , now they would call me a nerd.

    Where do you work? now retired since i was 56 yrs old.

    What other job titles have you had in your career? most title were electrician and or electrotechnician.

    Where else have you worked? General Motors from 1983 to 2002, then Kraft food from 2002-2006 then last at the Journal of Montreal printing plant 2006 to 2020

    Why did you choose to work in your industry? i liked a lot osund systems so wanted to study how to repair or build it, so it got me in electronics

    Why do you like your job? the challenge of fast trouble shooting, and also learn the latest technologies.i was  in maintenance and continuous improvement.

    How would you describe your career? very self rewarding and good money ive made.

    What are some accomplishments you've achieved during your career? all job i applied for was immediatly hired. But also getting the machinery ready in time in change overs is really rewarding. optimization of robots program decreasing time cycle for more productivity ; one line we did improve from 42 cars per hours to 57 just by tuning robots courses.

    Describe a time that your career was rewarding. in the first months when working at Kraft food plant a big boss came to me and one other electronician to personnaly give us congrats after we started up in 3 days a wrapping machine that was down for months.

    If you could give a younger person career advice, what would it be? Yes its good to do what you will enjoy  but sometimes you can choose a job thats is also give better money.

    What is your favorite thing about your career or industry? electronics is always in progress and learned all the newest stuff that get on market.

    What is a valuable lesson you learned in your career? team work youll always need some one to help you or you can help.

    What do you hope to accomplish in your career? its done, it bring me to good retirement .

    Are you involved in any professional/ non-profit/sports organizations? If so, do you have a title or rank within these organizations? none

    What is your favorite sport?  Ice hockey and cycling love also watching the olympics..

    Do you play any sports? now only snow shoes trekking (raquettes in french) in winter and cycling and boating in summer.

    If you were granted 1 wish, what would you wish for? to have a perfect view without glasses

that would have changed my life ...but to be not selfish no kids should die from deseases.

THx for reading me.

Mark..

1St pic : me with my family,last august.

first row my defunct mother Cecile was 82 and father Jean-Marie 84

2nd row brothers Michel , Pierre and Daniel and me on the right the oldest.

image.thumb.jpeg.7b1a9c2a3b48ec7b09aae4414b08de0d.jpeg

image.thumb.jpeg.6acb8dd85791e02dbc451451911577a1.jpeg

image.thumb.jpeg.fe0dba4d85999672ad5258b3b66d2b43.jpeg

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missing some stuff about pics.

2nd pic is with my patient girlfriend in cozumel last january

3rd pics a view from my home terrace

4th pics my 3 cats sry rear view only pics whit all on one pic.

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magnifique Marck une vie très riche c est super !!

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Nice read like the cats where is the water the boat is on?

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38 minutes ago, Mule said:

Nice read like the cats where is the water the boat is on?

Its lake Cameron in front of my house in Laurentians mountains Quebec

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thanks for sharing  major, a good shocking  errr electrafied  read 

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You are living the life, great read thanks.  :animier:

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awee really cute photos 🙂

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