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Start a location Thread for each city?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by glockguy, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I thought it may be nice to set up a thread for all major locations. Portland, Gresham, Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon etc.... You get the point. I just thought maybe if we started threads for each area, that way people in that area could get to know each other, maybe meet up and go shooting or whatever. just an idea. I dont wanna start threads if people think its a stupid idea. :confused:


    Where Would we put this? in the General Fire arm Section?
     
  2. Kaniffy117

    Kaniffy117 Edmonds Member

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    I think its a great idea.:)
     
  3. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yea thats not a bad idea either.

    Soo Counties or cities?
     
  4. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Counties sounds like a better cut than individual cities.


    Unless you grouped cities within 15-20 miles apart.

    (Corvallis/Albany/Lebanon)
    (Eugene/Springfield)
    (Cottage Grove/Creswell/Drain/Yoncalla)

    Etc. Good thought.
     
  5. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yes thats what I was talking about. Group them together.
     
  6. durango#95

    durango#95 Medford New Member

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    Sounds like a great idea:thumbup: I know that I have seen a few members here from the Rogue Valley, but can never remember who :eek:
     
  7. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    OK so I will start one for Albany/Corvallis/Lebanon.

    someone else make one for their areas... Sound ok?
     
  8. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    Sounds like a cool idea.
    You mean like a separate forum for each area like they do on the national sites?

    Oregon
    Washington
    Idaho
    Alaska
    (only on a more local level)

    If it was just threads, then they would fall off page one of the forum they are in.

    Do you mean like this?
    http://www.ar15.com/forums/board.html?b=8

    Feel free to discuss the pros and cons.
     
  9. NK777

    NK777 West of Portland Member

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    Problem with counties... I live on the border of 2 counties. Which one should I claim? Problem with cities... My town doesn't really exist.
     
  10. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    It wouldn't matter. Just I live in linn county but am only. 10 mins away from bention county. Claim whatever one u r in
     
  11. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yea I think Cities would be a little better cause Honestly I dotn know every city on every county. so some may get confused
     
  12. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Main Group:
    • Oregon
      • NW Oregon (Salem North to PDX West to Astoria)
      • Mid Valley (South Salem to Cottage Grove/Drain then to coast including Newport Coos Bay)
      • SW Oregon (Medford, Roseburg, Kalamath, etc)
      • Central (Bend, Sister, Prineville, The Dalles)
      • Eastern ( Baker, Pendleton, Frenchglen, Burns)
    • Washington:
      • South West (Vancouver, etc.)
      • Seattle & Surrounding (Seattle, Marysville, Woodinville, Aurora etc...)
      • North West (Upper.. Near canada border>..)
      • Central (Unknown of towns)
      • Eastern (Spokane, Tri-cities area etc.)


    Within each area a thread of specific groupings of cities?


    Is this the layout your referring to OP?

    Just my $.02
     
  13. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    I'm not sure about the areas, but that looks pretty close.
    I would include Idaho and Alaska also as general groups also.

    glockguy, is this what you were looking for?
     
  14. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Yea, I guess that will work. Just make sure the places are some what close to each other. Like for instance. I dont think people from like Portland area would want to drive here to Albany for a get together to shoot. So Maybe a more Confined area. So One area would be for example: Albany, Lebanon, Sweet home, Corvallis. Someone Mentioned doing counties. So if that were the case instead of those cities it would be: Linn/Benton .

    I was just trying to think of a way to categorize certian places that are near close to each other. Kinda of like a grid
     
  15. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    I was trying to do a layout as glockguy was describing.

    I mean there's always tweaking. I'm here simply for your amusement.

    Zones can be off too.
     
  16. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Hey Its an open thread this isn't just my idea, Its everyone's! :)
     
  17. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    It's a good idea.

    Let's keep the ideas coming.

    Any draw-backs anyone can think of?
     
  18. glockguy

    glockguy Albany Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I dont think there are many draw backs, I just dont know how to get it all in order. I think it was you coctailer that said if they were just threads they would fall off the board. How can we keep each location at the top of the page permanently? and as a new location opens up a moderator (im assuming thats who can make those kinda of changes) can add it?
     
  19. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    If it were all kept in one section it wouldn't take up much space.

    Drawbacks? More threads?
     
  20. roguebowhunter

    roguebowhunter medford Member

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    sounds like a good idea .. would love to get together w/ some rogue valley people for dinner or shootin...Don