I just want to say thanks to everybody here.

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by BennyAdeline, Jan 6, 2019.

  1. BennyAdeline

    BennyAdeline Official Hi-Point Brand Representative

    638
    Nov 26, 2018
    TMI time

    I’ve been pretty sick as of late with some respiratory issues that won’t seem to go away. Between work and kids I don’t have a lot of time to relax and get better. Recreation time has been down to zero since any moment I do find, I rest in an attempt to feel better. I’ve always been blessed with good health, but this has done a number on me. It’s small potatoes compared to what a lot of people go through, and once I’m better all will be well. That’s not what this post is about. No pity or sympathy needed. If this is the worst thing I have to deal with...I’m winning.

    My old gun forum has become all gloom and doom with tons of infighting. No fun.

    My search for a new forum landed me here, and I’ve really been enjoying it a lot. With not being able to get to the range for my matches and training, you guys have filled the “gun buddies” role very well. It’s made this poor health time in my life a lot easier.

    Everyone’s been generous, welcoming, and full of information and wisecracks. It’s been great to tune out for a few minutes every now and then and shoot the breeze with you guys.

    That’s it really...thanks! Sometimes silly things like an Internet forum can make people feel good. I hope I can do the same for the awesome members and future members here.
     
  2. Dave Jessee

    Dave Jessee Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    833
    Dec 31, 2014
    This is a nice forum. No sniping here. Seems all of us have better things to do.
     

  3. azguy1911

    azguy1911 I'm done buying guns, I'm just a bystander now

    Oct 22, 2015
    It's a good bunch here, a sort of respite from the rest of the on-line world. I hope you fell better and get some range time sooner than later ;)
     
  4. ORShooter

    ORShooter Just outsided the realm of Crazy!

    Nov 28, 2018
    Hey brother, hope you get to feeling better soon! Like you, I've found a pretty good home here and have enjoyed it to the fullest in the short time since joining.:thumbs:
     
  5. Wheels No More

    Wheels No More Long gone

    May 12, 2015
    I'm glad this forum is what it is and that it helps bring a smile to people every now and then.
    I hope you get to feeling better soon.
     
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  6. Integrity Arms

    Integrity Arms 1911 Pistol Smith

    Mar 20, 2017
    Stopped in here 2 years ago and they haven't been able to get rid of me since lol ;) Glad to have you as part of the Best Damn Gun Forum on the Internet..
     
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  7. 1L26

    1L26 Well-Known Member

    Feb 10, 2018
    Man, I hope you feel better soon! Yeah, this is a good place. No B.S. (for the most part) I do enjoy this place! Rest up and get well!
     
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  8. Babboonbobo

    Babboonbobo Avatar is back to my favorite things!

    Nov 18, 2014
    Feel better soon! We really do care

    PS: Steve I just saw your text and missed call, I’m very sorry and I hope you figured out what you needed to know. I’ll text you
     
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  9. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    This is a good forum, a nice balance of laughs, technical stuff and (I believe)genuine concern for members and their families.
     
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  10. UBOATDOC

    UBOATDOC THE DOCTOR WILL SEE YOU......LATER Supporting Addict

    Apr 5, 2015
    Hope you feel better soon. Like most of us seeking information, advice and a collegial and truly friendly experience unlike 99% of most anything I have found on the internet as well as tremendously supportive "shopping" experiences to help fill my safes and partially satiate my hunger for shiny devices that go "boom".....I have manages to find a home here. I occasionally look at other sites, hoping for a similar experience....only to be disappointed. May we always stay the same as "attitude is everything".
     
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  11. BigJimP

    BigJimP Well-Known Member

    Mar 12, 2018
    Good luck to you !! Hope everything works out well.
     
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  12. Ingramite

    Ingramite On The Lost Highway

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    Sep 16, 2018
    I hope you get feeling better soon.
    Being down is rough. Tie a knot and hang tough.
     
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  13. switchback

    switchback Well-Known Member

    Jun 2, 2014
    I hope you feel better soon. Know what you mean. My usually healthy wife, shooting-buddy, friend, better half has double pneumonia and the flu. Had to about drag in to Drs.
    This is a good forum. Most call it like they see it, and that's fine with me. Occasionally theres BS, not often. Self policed for the most part. Variety of sub-forums (?) so always something to check out. Pretty darn good bunch. Welcome and hope you feel better.
     
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  14. BennyAdeline

    BennyAdeline Official Hi-Point Brand Representative

    638
    Nov 26, 2018
    My best and well wishes for your wife. I’m on the double pneumonia train as well...no fun!
     
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  15. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Hope you’re feeling better, Benny. Rub some dirt on it, and walk it off brother!
     
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  16. ZoidMeister

    ZoidMeister Consider my signature line before replying . . . .

    Dec 4, 2014
    Praying for a speedy recovery Benny.
     
  17. walleyemonster

    walleyemonster Well-Known Member

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    Jan 11, 2017
  18. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015
    really bad,lingering resp+GI viruses this year. some saY warm winter is to blame. I blame those who do not stay home when sick and those who do not cover their mouths and noses. Some days I feel like Ray barone when he wa s infected in the airport... UGH


    hope you feel better soon
     
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  19. boatdoc

    boatdoc Well-Known Member

    Aug 3, 2015

    mine kept smoking through it all. came clos eto pneumonia. hope your mrs feels better soon. it takes time and a lot of rest
     
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  20. Dwe

    Dwe I'm a terminal 1911 Addict!

    Sep 4, 2011
    Prayers for strength and healings my friend. Welcome to a great place to hang out.
     
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