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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by JimmyL, Jun 14, 2013.

  1. JimmyL

    JimmyL New Member

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    Hi Folks,
    I just joined A-H and will be looking forward to future communications with everyone.
    I've been an oil refinery worker for the past 34 years, working a lot of 12 to 17 hour shifts and only able to dream of one day actually making it to Africa to hunt.
    Retirement is in sight(The light at the end of the tunnel . . .?)
    The first few years of retirement my wife and I hope to do a lot of travelling and it may be my opportunity to convince her that we need to do an African hunt.
    I'll have a lot of questions and, hopefully, I won't be too annoying with them.
    I grew up on a small farm here in the Midwest hunting upland game, fishing, and running trap lines.
    It was a great way for a kid to grow.
    I don't know what happened or how, but, all of a sudden I've got all this gray hair.
    It's interesting how gray hair makes your body ache!
    So, that's my intro.
    Looking forward to chatting with you all.
  2. firehuntfish

    firehuntfish AH Veteran

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    Welcome...!
    I think I have your same exact ailment.....
  3. Buff-Buster

    Buff-Buster GOLD SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

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    Welcome Jimmy....I'm with ya bro! Same thing happen to me.
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    Wheels GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    Glad to have you on AH. So it's confirmed.....being a member of AH gives us grey hair.
  5. enysse

    enysse AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH, Jimmy!
  6. Nyati

    Nyati AH Legend

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    So, grey hair, well there s a few of us here with the same color :laughing:

    Welcome to AH !
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    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    welcome and enjoy the site there jimmy,funny about the silver streaks happening to a lot of us all at once
    enjoy your retirement young fella , it certainly sounds like you've done your hours mate
  8. JimmyL

    JimmyL New Member

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    A buddy of mine, years back, used to refer to those of us with graying hair as "Silver Backs".
    Appropriate ,I guess!
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    BnC 04 TITANIUM SUPPORTER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome to AH JimmyL. Start knocking some trips off before anymore "gray" shows up.:D
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    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH.
    Ask away, you'll get all kinds of help here.
  11. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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  12. Bobpuckett

    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    I don't have that grey hair problem heck I don't have enough of it to worry about it getting grey :laughing: Welcome to AH Jimmy!

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