There's A Newspaper In California That Votes In A "Squirrel Of The Month" Contest

Submitted by: Draculya 2 months ago Lifestyle

There's a California newspaper called The Thousand Oaks Acorn. It's an old school newsprint paper that serves the community, much like your town's local newspaper. In my town, we have two: "The Grunion Gazette" and "The Daily Breeze."

Anyhoo, "The Acorn" chooses a Squirrel of the Month (sort of like Playboy's Playmate of the Month) and we just happen to have an eligible squirrel of our own -- Squrlz4Ever. Will we get a centerfold?

So you know what to do -- email "The Acorn" at [email protected] and tell them your vote for Squirrel of the Month, March 2017 goes to our Squrlz. Let's make this happen. w/b: fancylad
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Male 60
 The common rail system prototype was developed in the late 1960s by Robert Huber of Switzerland and the technology further developed by Dr. Marco Ganser at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, later of Ganser-Hydromag AG (est.1995) in Ober?geri.
 The first successful usage in a production vehicle began in Japan by the mid-1990s. Dr. Shohei Itoh and Masahiko Miyaki of the Denso Corporation, a Japanese automotive parts manufacturer, developed the Common Rail fuel system for heavy duty vehicles and turned it into practical use on their ECD-U2 common-rail system mounted on the Hino Rising Ranger truck and sold for general use in 1995.[3] Denso claims the first commercial high pressure common rail system in 1995.[4]
Modern common rail systems, whilst working on the same principle sensor are governed by an engine control unit (ECU) which opens each injector electronically rather than mechanically. This was extensively prototyped in the 1990s with collaboration between Magneti Marelli,Centro Ricerche Fiat and Elasis. After research and development by the Fiat Group, the design was acquired by the German companyRobert Bosch GmbH for completion of development and refinement for mass-production Common Rail Nozzle . In hindsight, the sale appeared to be a tactical error for Fiat, as the new technology proved to be highly profitable. The Common Rail Injector Valve had little choice but to sell, however, as it was in a poor financial state at the time and lacked the resources to complete development on its own.[5] In 1997 they extended its use for passenger cars Common Rail Injector . The first passenger car that used the common rail system was the 1997 model Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD,[6] and later on that same year Mercedes-Benz C 220 CDI.
Common Rail Shim & Gasket kit have been used in marine and locomotive applications for some time. The Cooper-Bessemer GN-8 (circa 1942) is an example of a hydraulically operated common rail diesel engine, also known as a modified common rail. 
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Male 252
Voted! Fingers crossed for March.
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Male 2,105
mrsnowmeiser Thank you for your support! I can't help thinking that somewhere in California, there's a newspaper editor checking his email and thinking, "WTF?!"  :)
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Male 1,879
Black Oil Sunflower Seeds for ALL!
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Male 7,636
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Male 2,105
megrendel I... I... Victoria's Secret was having a sale and... and I was just trying them on for one of my girlfriends. That's what happened.

And how did you get ahold of that photograph, anyways?! President Putin said it wouldn't be released as long as I started being nice to 5Cats. I've been much better these past few days.
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Male 252
squrlz4ever Made me Lol
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Male 4,973
squrlz4ever LemmingLeaks
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Male 2,105
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Male 2,424
Like heez hed ain't big nuff awwready!
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Male 2,105
dromed That's not my ego. It's the squirrel feeder.

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Male 2,424
squrlz4ever   LOL that's priceless!
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Male 3,293
Hi Drac.
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Male 4,973
I vote S4E as best squrlz
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Male 1,879
thezigrat I second that Nom Nom!
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Male 2,105
Oh heck. Now I feel all bad inside for busting on 5Cats and Monkwarrior these past few days. Just know that I am 100% squirrel, which means I am, by turns, entertaining, infuriating, fluffy, and mischievous. I can't help myself. I suspect the IAB community is about equally divided between those who want to feed me a peanut and those who wish an air rifle could be fired through the internet.
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Male 20,061
squrlz4ever If you're hated as equally as you are loved in this world, you're doing something right.
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Male 2,105
fancylad Words to live by. I'll take this up at the next World Squirrel Conference. That could be the international squirrel motto.
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Male 4,973
Is that old statement you are what you eat true? Then I might be part Squrlz too. I'll ponder that as I soak in my tank for a while
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