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Hi All,
New forum member here from the South Sound area of Washington state. Glad to be here. I'm mostly interested in hunting and am coming to it late in life (early 50s) so I look forward to learning.

Not sure what or how much to share so I'll just say thanks for having me and I look forward to meeting some of you.

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:welcome:
what do you shoot?

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Aloha!

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:welcome: from Alabama. It's an interesting ride to begin hunting as an adult. Nothing beats time in the woods for learning.
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welcome! I hear nutria is good eatin'

;)

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senorgrand wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:16 pm
welcome! I hear nutria is good eatin'

;)

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Giant rat? Yuck. No thanks.

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lurker wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:06 pm
:welcome:
what do you shoot?
I ultimately settled on a .308 Savage XP. It came with a scope package - and was on sale ;) .

I also have a .22 pistol and a 10/22 for small game and plinking.

I want to add a shotgun and maybe a handgun to my collection.

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:welcome:
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Thanks for the welcome everyone.

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Whadaya call a rabbit if not a long eared rat that hops cause it lost its tail? How ‘bout the tree rats called squirrels that grace many a dining tables in Appalachia? An how’bout those possums which are really just giant ra-...
Oh, ahem. :welcome:
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Bisbee wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Whadaya call a rabbit if not a long eared rat that hops cause it lost its tail? How ‘bout the tree rats called squirrels that grace many a dining tables in Appalachia? An how’bout those possums which are really just giant ra-...
Oh, ahem. :welcome:
All true! However, I've lived in cities and my opinion of a rat's edibility stands and extends to pigeons. :)

And a belated welcome! Got lost in the flashbacks....

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senorgrand wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:16 pm
welcome! I hear nutria is good eatin'

;)

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Isn't that a Marmot?

Anyways, welcome.
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Bullitt68 wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:55 pm
senorgrand wrote:
Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:16 pm
welcome! I hear nutria is good eatin'

;)

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Isn't that a Marmot?

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personallly, i'd rather eat beaver.

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Naughty, naughty. Let’s not scare away the gentleman on the first day shall we? Now return to the basement, make sure the gimp is still cuffed to the sawhorse, and quietly await further orders.
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Welcome from sunny South Florida!

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lurker wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:46 pm
personallly, i'd rather eat beaver.
Eat a beaver, save a tree.

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Bisbee wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:10 pm
Naughty, naughty. Let’s not scare away the gentleman on the first day shall we? Now return to the basement, make sure the gimp is still cuffed to the sawhorse, and quietly await further orders.
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It's scary how much I'm feeling at home already! :D

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Howdy and :welcome: from Oregon!

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freethnkr1966 wrote:
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:35 pm
Bisbee wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:10 pm
Naughty, naughty. Let’s not scare away the gentleman on the first day shall we? Now return to the basement, make sure the gimp is still cuffed to the sawhorse, and quietly await further orders.
:whip:
It's scary how much I'm feeling at home already! :D
i'm going to assume that's a "young frankenstein" reference. i haven't seen it. basically, welcome to the club. we have a certain amount of common interest, a not-loathing of liberalism, and an appreciation of guns and the shooting arts. root-cause bla bla bla. after that it's up to each of us to make what use of the club we want. is there fellowship? yes. is there a certain amount of mutual support? yes. is there joking around? you betcha. after that, it's up to each of us to make of it what we want it to be. you want people to talk guns and/or politics with? we've got that. welcome.

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Lurker:

A) Pulp Fiction

B) I like the rest of your description - this is a good place to learn

C) You left out talking about the "Enabler Function" - my gun buying has (ahem) increased since I started reading here

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featureless wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:47 pm
Bisbee wrote:
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Whadaya call a rabbit if not a long eared rat that hops cause it lost its tail? How ‘bout the tree rats called squirrels that grace many a dining tables in Appalachia? An how’bout those possums which are really just giant ra-...
Oh, ahem. :welcome:
All true! However, I've lived in cities and my opinion of a rat's edibility stands and extends to pigeons. :)

And a belated welcome! Got lost in the flashbacks....
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