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Forum topic by Don K. posted 07-13-2009 06:08 PM 18517 views 0 times favorited 400 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Don K.

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07-13-2009 06:08 PM

I did a search to see if this topic has been done before and did not find one…so forgive me if this has been done already.

I know when we join up we add a little bio about our selves, where we are from etc. But with over 11,000 members now and growing everyday….it is impossible to go and read each and everyone. (Been here for a few months now and still have not gotten through all the projects)

As I read new post and topics everyday, I notice that several different members are from differing countrys….and can tell that English is not their first language by how they type (No insult intended)

So I thought it would be neat to start a topic on where we are from…kind of a “Re-introduce Yourself” topic. You do not have to do a whole new bio…or you can if you wish…and you do not have to be specific as to where you live…(This is the Internet after all)...but maybe just a simple “My name is and I live in (Whatever country and or state).

I did this once on a MMA forum I helped run for a long time…and it was very interesting to see where everyone was from. You get use to reading a persons topics and replies…and kind of forget that members are from all over the world. We had MMA fans from Russia, China, the middle east, Africa etc etc etc.

I will start off (Of course everything is in my Sig) Name is Don, and I live in a little town called McAlester Oklahoma in South East Oklahoma.

-- Don S.E. OK


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patron

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#1 posted 07-13-2009 06:13 PM

david , aka patron
ojo caliente , new mexico
u.s.a.

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Gene Howe

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#2 posted 07-13-2009 06:24 PM

Snowflake, AZ…or as some refer to it “Snoreflake.” We kinda like it slow and quiet.
Gene Howe

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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Derrek LeRouax

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#3 posted 07-13-2009 06:26 PM

Derrek
Pearland (Houston suburb), TX
USA

-- Derrek L.

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#4 posted 07-13-2009 06:27 PM

Prairieville, La.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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rickf16

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#5 posted 07-13-2009 06:33 PM

Red Bank SC, although my wife won’t admit it ;)

-- Rick

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Toolz

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#6 posted 07-13-2009 07:00 PM

Originally from southern California; other locations too numerous to mention, have finally settled in southwest OH.

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 07-13-2009 07:06 PM

New Orleans

aka: The Crescent City
aka: The City that Care Forgot
aka: The City That that the Corps of Engineers Forgot

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Kindlingmaker

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#8 posted 07-13-2009 07:09 PM

-Jed
Western edge of the Mojave Desert, California, USA

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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John

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#9 posted 07-13-2009 07:12 PM

Originally from San Diego CA, but I’ve lived all over the Los Angeles area growing up. Now I hang my hat in Bakersfield trying to accept the good and the bad.

-- John

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Cato

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#10 posted 07-13-2009 07:35 PM

Bob- originally from Virginia Beach VA, now a plant manager in Martinsville, VA. So from surfing most of my life and living in a metropolitan area, to a town of 15,000 in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mts, and doing some basic woodworking and turkey hunting.

Its been a change for us but its one I’m growing to like a lot. Was getting too old for the big waves in Hawaii anyway, and have one more to get through college!!

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teenagewoodworker

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#11 posted 07-13-2009 07:57 PM

Denis
MA USA!!!!

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ahock

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#12 posted 07-13-2009 08:15 PM

Andy hailing from Dillsburg, PA (20 minutes north of Gettysburg, PA)

-- Andy, PA ~Finding satisfaction in creation

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pommy

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#13 posted 07-13-2009 08:23 PM

Ok I’ll be the first ANDY aka Pommy from a little island called ENGLAND with big plans to take over the world
OOOPs tryed that already and failed LOL…........

Andy

-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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SCOTSMAN

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#14 posted 07-13-2009 08:24 PM

Dunoon on the banks of the Holy Loch Argyll Scotland
God’s Country
were many lovely Americans spent many years her in an American naval submarine base.
Waters her being nice and deep.
kindest regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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SCOTSMAN

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#15 posted 07-13-2009 08:28 PM

Hey hey Pommy don’t confuse our American friends into thinking England is an island !!!!!!!! you know better than that.Too Boot England is a a half part of an island which also includes Wales and Scotland which are seperate countries.LO L sorry can’t let you away with that. Alistair l o l

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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