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Finally decided to join
« on: March 04, 2023, 01:33:39 PM »

Title should explain everything. In case you don’t know, I’m from a small state and I think I’m one of the younger members here (currently not driving age as of this post) but I’ve been a fan of geography ever since I was a child.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2023, 01:35:39 PM »

Welcome from northeastern Massachusetts! I joined when I was 14.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2023, 02:10:17 PM »

Welcome from extreme western Connecticut! (grew up near Hartford, live in California now). The road bug bit me around age 7.

Lucky you; when you get your license, you can clinch your state in a weekend :-)
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2023, 02:15:06 PM »

Welcome from the land of signage that LooKs like tHIs !
I just joined recently myself.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2023, 02:21:07 PM »

Welcome from not too far away in Massachusetts.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2023, 02:52:51 PM »

Welcome! And I love the anti-Limon content! I joined when I was 13.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2023, 04:52:05 PM »

Welcome to the board!

I've loved roads and maps for as long as I can remember, so you're in good company here.

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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2023, 09:55:59 PM »

Welcome! I'm another of the young guns on here and have loved Geography for as long as I remember. You'll fit in well.

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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #8 on: March 05, 2023, 08:58:46 AM »

Welcome aboard! Add me to the list of members who joined the board at a young age (in my case, 12).
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2023, 03:06:54 AM »

Welcome from a county the size of your state. I also joined (properly) as a teenager and have had no real issues here, other than cringing at some of my older posts.
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Re: Finally decided to join
« Reply #10 on: March 13, 2023, 03:40:32 PM »

Welcome.  I used to live in Massachusetts, though at this point it was probably before you were born.  The roadgeek bug bit me when I was about 6 or 7 years old.

(currently not driving age as of this post)

You don't have to be a driver to attend a meetup!  Many folks carpool.  Consider attending one near you: https://www.aaroads.com/forum/index.php?board=21.0
Though, if I'd found this forum as a teenager, I bet I'd have had a VERY difficult time convincing my parents to let me attend a roadgeek meetup.  "Strangers from the Internet driving you around?  No way!"  Knowing that I was the type who asked for road maps for my birthday and Christmas, though, they might have let me.  *shrug*

I don't remember when I found this forum, but I attended my first roadgeek meetup in 2016.  I don't attend often as my wife has little interest in it and it's therefore difficult to do any meets that aren't local to me.

 


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