Geezer Alert

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Howard1955, Jul 21, 2014.

  1. Howard1955

    Howard1955
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    As I ease into my geezer-hood, I'm returning a bit more to my roots. Partly that means I'm handling guns more these days than I have for a few decades.

    Living on a farm, I occasionally need to shoot some beast that's become a problem. Last Thanksgiving, a mountain lion was visiting our barn on a regular basis - so I picked up a nice Ruger .44 mag, just in case I got lucky enough to claim some lion steaks. Never did get a shot at him, though.

    A friend at church (Christian World Fellowship in Salem) told me about Northwest Firearms, and here I am. Lucky you.

    Seriously, though - it's good to be here, in the company of Manly Men.

    Be good. Be brave. Shoot straight.
     
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  2. SHPD_Retired

    SHPD_Retired
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    From one Geezer to another. WELCOME
     
  3. Howard1955

    Howard1955
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    Thanks.
     
  4. coop44

    coop44
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    this is basically geezer.com, welcome home
     
  5. Qjay

    Qjay
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    For a minute there, I thought we were related. I have a family member who is a Howard, who owns a farm out west of Salem. :D
     
  6. geezer

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    hello,pm me if you have questions,geezer out
     
  7. old11bravo

    old11bravo
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    uh... and what exactly is it that defines one as being classified as a geezer? I'm 48 but some days feel 88.
     
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  8. Howard1955

    Howard1955
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    I know what you mean. Sometimes it's how I feel; sometimes it's how I look.

    I recently got my driver's license renewed, and they made me take off my glasses for the photo. Part of the whole computerized "facial recognition" deal, I guess.

    When I saw that picture of me, my first thought was "How did my Grandpa get on my driver's license?"
     
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  9. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace
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    Good user name. :)
     
  10. YOURSUPREMECOMMANDER

    YOURSUPREMECOMMANDER
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    I refuse to be a Geezer - even if I'm older than you!
    My pot belly, Hair loss, CRS, etc - are simply a result of some strange phenomenon that I have yet to figure out? My Dr refuses to give me the pills for this ailment, but I just know he has um. He's just holding out.
     
  11. rick benjamin

    rick benjamin
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    Welcome Geezer!
    It's not too late, RETREAT!
    Just don't look in the mirror...
     
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  12. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu
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    HaHa! Well, 11B, you know it's not just the mileage it's wear and tear too! I'm old and worn and torn. Getting old ain't for sissys!

    Howard, welcome aboard! I hope that you enjoy the site as much as I do!:D
     
  13. thorborg

    thorborg
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    upload_2014-7-24_11-39-47.png For me, unless I have to stoop over to pick something up, it's the direction of the posts take as some times I can't relate, though it sure keeps things interesting. Welcome Friend.
     
  14. Howard1955

    Howard1955
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