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Greetings from MN
« on: August 01, 2020, 09:39:44 PM »

Hi all,

I'm very happy to have found this forum and look forward to reading a lot of the threads.

I'm a huge road trip fan, and prefer the interstates to the state highways and local roads.    I used to take more road trips when I was younger living in NJ than since I've been in MN (since 2008).   However, when time allows I'll still take them as I love them!

I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.

Thanks to those who have put the work in to make this forum possible!   I'm excited to be here!

--josh


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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 09:41:14 PM »

Welcome from SoCal.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 09:48:55 PM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2020, 10:12:50 PM »

Welcome from Upstate NY!
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2020, 10:28:18 PM »

Welcome from the Missouri Ozarks!  :wave:

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I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.
Impressive. I would recommend you log those stats at the Travel Mapping site, developed by some members of this forum.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2020, 11:04:18 PM »

Welcome from the Missouri Ozarks!  :wave:

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I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.
Impressive. I would recommend you log those stats at the Travel Mapping site, developed by some members of this forum.

I've stumbled across that site before and never followed through out of a) laziness or b) confusion    Perhaps I'll have to give it a second look.   For now I have all of my records in an excel file.

--josh
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #6 on: August 02, 2020, 12:39:58 AM »

Welcome! From St Louis
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2020, 08:50:32 AM »

Hello fellow Midwesterner!
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2020, 09:04:12 AM »

Welcome to the board!

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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2020, 12:23:35 AM »

Welcome from the Missouri Ozarks!  :wave:

Quote from: josh7377
I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.
Impressive. I would recommend you log those stats at the Travel Mapping site, developed by some members of this forum.

I've stumbled across that site before and never followed through out of a) laziness or b) confusion    Perhaps I'll have to give it a second look.   For now I have all of my records in an excel file.

--josh

Regarding (b), you're more than welcome to ask/contact the Travel Mapping collaborators (of which I am one) if you have any questions.

As a native Minnesotan, glad to see more people from/living in that state populating the forum.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2020, 03:25:22 AM »

Hi all,

I'm very happy to have found this forum and look forward to reading a lot of the threads.

I'm a huge road trip fan, and prefer the interstates to the state highways and local roads.    I used to take more road trips when I was younger living in NJ than since I've been in MN (since 2008).   However, when time allows I'll still take them as I love them!

I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.

Thanks to those who have put the work in to make this forum possible!   I'm excited to be here!

--josh
A warm welcome from someone who grew up in the Garden State.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #11 on: August 05, 2020, 03:26:13 PM »

I-70 is my least favorite
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #12 on: August 05, 2020, 03:51:25 PM »

Regarding (b), you're more than welcome to ask/contact the Travel Mapping collaborators (of which I am one) if you have any questions.

As a native Minnesotan, glad to see more people from/living in that state populating the forum.

fyi I am relatively new and just started posting updates of my travels the Travel Mapping site.  Lots of useful highway information, and cool metrics of one's travels. Definitely worth another look.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2020, 04:16:38 PM »

I-70 is my least favorite
Seconded, itís more or less a replacement for a historic government-funded highway.
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2020, 04:31:52 PM »

Welcome from Massachusetts!
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #15 on: August 05, 2020, 06:25:42 PM »

I was in mn but now in Texas

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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #16 on: August 06, 2020, 10:14:05 PM »

Welcome from the Missouri Ozarks!  :wave:

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I've clinched 23 interstates out of the 71 possible routes (not counting 3di in this number, nor AK, HI and PR) that I can clinch, with I-70 and I-94 being the longest two routes that I've clinched.
Impressive. I would recommend you log those stats at the Travel Mapping site, developed by some members of this forum.

I've stumbled across that site before and never followed through out of a) laziness or b) confusion    Perhaps I'll have to give it a second look.   For now I have all of my records in an excel file.

--josh

Regarding (b), you're more than welcome to ask/contact the Travel Mapping collaborators (of which I am one) if you have any questions.

As a native Minnesotan, glad to see more people from/living in that state populating the forum.

Hi Froggie,
Based on your prodding and others as well, I looked at travel mapping again.   I put together a sample file for just a couple of interstates.   If it's OK with you, I'll reach out via private message to you

Thanks
Josh
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Re: Greetings from MN
« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2020, 01:34:35 PM »

Howdy from Georgia!  :wave:

I have been to neither Minnesota nor New Jersey, but I definitely hope to visit both states sometime in the future.

I also have yet to compile my travel mapping data - aside from having a loose list of routes I have clinched thus far (not on the site) - so when I get the time I should definitely try working on that.
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