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Hello from Long Island, NY
« on: June 11, 2022, 11:38:54 AM »

Hello everybody! My name is Ethan, I'm exactly 19 1/2 years old as of posting this, and I'm from Long Island, NY, home of I-495 which I live right near. I've had an obsession with roads, highways, bridges, tunnels, etc. for a long time, probably because I was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder when I was a baby, or at least back then it was called Aspergers. This is one of my so-called "special interests". I got my license about a year and a half ago (on Dec 30, 2020) and ever since then I've driven on most main Long Island and NYC highways. I plan on doing this with a lot of cities, and my ultimate goal and dream is to drive from NYC to Vegas for EDC, a music festival I plan on going to in a few years. Once again, my name is Ethan and I'm so excited to join this forum which I only discovered recently! Nice to meet you all!
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2022, 11:51:09 AM »

Welcome from within a mile of a different I-495 (Massachusetts)!
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2022, 12:33:30 PM »

Welcome from Massachusetts. Iíve been to Las Vegas before. Itís a cool city.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2022, 02:01:38 PM »

Hello from Florida! Iím originally from the other side of the metro area, in North Jersey.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2022, 06:35:33 PM »

Welcome from the other corner of the state! Long Island is the one part of the state where I haven't done much traveling. I'd love to explore it more, though, and Montauk is definitely on the bucket list.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2022, 09:36:52 PM »

Welcome from across the Sound in CT.  Probably less than 60 miles from you as the crow flies, but more like 160 as the car drives.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #6 on: June 12, 2022, 01:40:04 AM »

Welcome from Southwest Ohio! I've been to NYC and Long Island many times before (as I know someone there), though I've have been more of a railfan than a roadgeek with NYC area transportation.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #7 on: June 12, 2022, 05:57:57 PM »

Welcome from Southwest Ohio! I've been to NYC and Long Island many times before (as I know someone there), though I've have been more of a railfan than a roadgeek with NYC area transportation.

I'm also a railfan but exclusively for the NYC Area, I'm a roadgeek for the entire country.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #8 on: June 16, 2022, 11:34:12 PM »

Hello from South Carolina!! Don't let my current location fool you though, I'm originally from Huntington Station, and moved off the island during COVID. I'm sure you'll enjoy it here :sombrero:

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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2022, 07:56:48 PM »

Hello from So Cal.  I traveled to Long Island once, to Bethpage, a few months after Super Storm Sandy.  I took a short ride on the LI RR while there too.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2022, 03:11:34 AM »

Hello from Florida.
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Re: Hello from Long Island, NY
« Reply #11 on: July 24, 2022, 10:13:31 AM »

Hello from Upstate! Welcome to the forum, Ethan!

 


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