Reintroduction of OLD TFF Member

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by tuckerd1, Jun 27, 2012.

  1. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Moderator Supporting Member

    I have been a member of this site since June 2001 when it was on EZBoard. I joined when there were only a couple of hundred members, maybe less. I was very active until the end of 2005 and let life take me in new directions. I was once a TFF moderator and when I saw that I could not be here as much as I should I asked to be removed from that duty. Since then I have read some here and there and posted maybe a dozen times a year.

    Anyway, since I don't know the majority of the members here I thought I would introduce myself.

    I live in NE Alabama in Paint Rock Valley about 7 miles from the TN line. I am 60 years old, married with 2 sons, and 3 grandchildren. I enjoy hunting, fishing, shooting, reloading, many forms of auto racing and horses. We have 9 horses including mostly gaited saddle horses of different breeds, including TN Walking Horses, Paso Finos, Racking Horses, and 1 lonely Quarter Horse.

    I am partial to 1911’s, but have a mixture of firearms including revolvers, rifles and shotguns. I enjoy shooting, but have have been a stranger to that lately. I enjoy reloading, but it has quite some time since I actually did it. I have Dillon, RCBS and Lee reloaders.

    I am 6 months from my planned retirement, but have been eligible for over 5 years.
     
  2. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Glad to have ya here, I noticed you were around the other day. Partial to 1911s makes you alright in my book. I would say the membership numbers have changed just a little. ;)
     

  3. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
  4. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Moderator Supporting Member

    Yep, the membership, I think, was around 3000 in 2005.

    Thanks for the Welcome Back Country.
     
  5. wv hillbilly

    wv hillbilly Well-Known Member

    May 20, 2012
    mountains of wv.
  6. BETH

    BETH Well-Known Member

    Jul 10, 2009
    naugatuck,Ct.
    glad to have u back can u post some pictures of your horses?
     
  7. bobski

    bobski Former Guest

    946
    Jan 16, 2005
    va., conn., & mo.
    you beat me....i came back from 2005. welcome! i was an ez-board member too. but it was too hard for me to figure it out, so i never could get my info posted up or confirmed. so it wasnt until 05 that i got logged in.


    now contact shooter45 and go to the tff bbq meet in dalton ga. meet up with old faces and have a good time if time permits.

    heck, come on out to mo. 14/15 july if ya can. we'd be glad to have ya at the 'tff#1 mo shoot.'

    btw, were you blue or gold? i was an airdale! my uncle was bang and 571.
     
    Last edited: Jun 27, 2012
  8. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    Welcome back! Yea the membership is up a little since those days, it now up to 37,715.
     
  9. bobski

    bobski Former Guest

    946
    Jan 16, 2005
    va., conn., & mo.
    i would venture to say that maybe 100 are active though!
     
  10. Insulation Tim

    Insulation Tim Well-Known Member

    Oct 29, 2008
    Ohio
    Welcome back. Everyone needs to go on Sabbatical every once and awile.
     
  11. tuckerd1

    tuckerd1 Moderator Supporting Member

    bobski, I've got the Dalton get together on my calendar. We'll see. I used to go over and visit Sam and shoot some. Sam and his family used to return the favor.

    I was neither blue nor gold. I was on a fast attack. 365 days a year. No downtime.

    Beth, I will get some pictures up soon or you can go to my FB photos at http://www.facebook.com/#!/media/albums/?id=100001608811680
     
  12. rosierita

    rosierita Active Member

    Mar 13, 2004
    South Carolina
    :) welcome back tuck!
     
  13. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    Hello Don.

    Great to see you posting again. :)

    I'll save y'all a place at the BBQ.

    Carver, membership stands at 45,452 as of right now. Watch those numbers change.

    Bobski, active members in a 24 hr period is about 400 daily.
    Visits by non members a couple of thousand a day.
     
  14. BlackEagle

    BlackEagle Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 25, 2011
    UK
    Glad to have you back, from a relative newbie. Look forward to hearing more from you.
     
  15. raven818

    raven818 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2011
    Jax, Fl.
    Welcome 'back'. I would probably start jonesin if I missed two days in a row.

    I've had several sites of my own and multiple boards. I wrote HTML for several years to create sites, but eventually wound up with an ezboard. Being able to write HTML was a big asset when I went with ez. 'Standard' isn't always what we wanted. :rolleyes:

    I've noticed you too. Hang in for awhile. :)
     
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