Quantcast
  1. Sign up now and join over 35,000 northwest gun owners. It's quick, easy, and 100% free!

Another Newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tallshipsgo, Dec 10, 2009.

  1. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    971
    Likes Received:
    475
    Hello All!

    I suppose it would have been proper etiquette to introduce myself before I jumped in trying to sell something. Mea culpa!

    At any rate, I’m a relatively new self-transplant to Eugene. Originally from the SF bay area (as of six months ago anyway). So far I love being in a free state. At least by PRC standards a free state. My wife and I are pleased that we made the move – my five and half year old is getting used to it.

    I’m a professional geek (IT manager) for an outfit in Eugene. Probably get flamed for it, but I lucked out: I came here without a job in hand but had some prospects and was very fortunate.

    A thank you to MyRoad at THR for pointing me to NorthwestFirearms – I’ve been digging around for awhile for a NW gun site with no luck until he intervened and told me about this site.

    On NWFA the fellow that referred me uses I-Shoot. Thanks I-Shoot!
     
    Last edited: Dec 10, 2009
  2. jmh119

    jmh119 Hillsboro, Oregon Member

    Messages:
    538
    Likes Received:
    16
    Welcome aboard! You will find a lot of nice folks here.
     
  3. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    971
    Likes Received:
    475
    Thanks JMH - I hope to!
     
  4. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass Sandy, OR Active Member

    Messages:
    903
    Likes Received:
    47
    welcome, watch out for the hippies in Eugene.
     
  5. Bello425

    Bello425 Vancouver Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

    Messages:
    1,444
    Likes Received:
    74
    Welcome to another Ex-Californian.
     
  6. swoop

    swoop Milwaukie, Oregon Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    2,079
    Likes Received:
    281
    Welcome to the site
     
  7. ajf1

    ajf1 beaverton Member

    Messages:
    215
    Likes Received:
    0
    Welcome to the site and good luck with your career
     
  8. johnboy

    johnboy Hillsboro Member

    Messages:
    339
    Likes Received:
    6
    Welcome......Springfield is free.....not sure about Eugene.........:laugh:
     
  9. chiefchip

    chiefchip Rainier, Oregon Member

    Messages:
    598
    Likes Received:
    0
    Welcome to NWFA
     
  10. magnum

    magnum Springfield American....'nuff said

    Messages:
    942
    Likes Received:
    26
    Another welcome from another ex bay arean. Enjoy the site, there's a great group of people here.
     
  11. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    971
    Likes Received:
    475
    I was ignorant of the area - there are far too many unbathed lefty types in Eugene. We'll be moving when the lease is up. Hopefully to Springfield. I'm sick of the Obot bumper stickers. :)
     
  12. SCTSQRL

    SCTSQRL Peoples Republic of Eugene Member

    Messages:
    59
    Likes Received:
    0
    Well, when you build enough methadone clinics and soup kitchens to serve a population size around twice that of your city, and double it with a shortage of police officers, and add a campus element, you're going to have some problems as a city. Our city could have learned from the mantra: if you build it, they will come.

    Good to see you here, and welcome to Oregon.
     
  13. rusobr2

    rusobr2 prineville,or Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

    Messages:
    1,353
    Likes Received:
    106
    welcome to oregon, and welcome to NWF-awesome forum-i find in life there are no strangers-just people i hav'nt met yet-enjoy yourself.
    steven
     
  14. sigman

    sigman Olympia, Wa Member

    Messages:
    574
    Likes Received:
    5
    Welcome.
     
  15. Arkitek

    Arkitek Historic Downtown Roseburg Oregon Member

    Messages:
    232
    Likes Received:
    1
    Welcome to NWFA!
     
  16. Starship

    Starship NE Portland Active Member

    Messages:
    284
    Likes Received:
    55
    Hmmmm, Calif AND Eugene....well I'll try not to hold that against you. After all you were looking for a gun forum.

    OKAY then WELCOME aboard and glad to have you.
     
  17. tallshipsgo

    tallshipsgo Springfield OR Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    971
    Likes Received:
    475
    I know! Certainly seems bad, coming from the bay area and ending up in Eugene. Believe me I bring none of the standard Cali BS with me - I want to get right in and learn the Oregon way. :)

    Had I understood how left Eugene was before we moved here, we would have been in Springfield or Pleasant Hill or someplace sane. Soon enough though.
     
  18. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

    Messages:
    2,548
    Likes Received:
    18
    Welcome!!
     
  19. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    6,838
    Likes Received:
    1,186
    Welcome to NWFA.