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by bgnad
Wed Jun 18, 2008 10:01 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Ok Now You Are a Refugee...
Replies: 131
Views: 20741

Re: Ok Now You Are a Refugee...

Y.T. wrote:apologies, I don't mean to get wacky or flippant in a thread about such a serious topic that deserves respect. I think I had too many freezy pops today. all that sugar.
Well.....
I'm not offended :) and I'll bet Raptor is not either.
by bgnad
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Ok Now You Are a Refugee...
Replies: 131
Views: 20741

Re: Re:

I noted that when you mentioned it elsewhere, either here or in the other thread. I was trying to figure out what the Y.T. equivalent would be. Between my bf and I we have power of stealth design skills (faking letterhead, car vinyl, signage, etc.), so that's a plus. but we're a zero on the vehicle...
by bgnad
Wed Jun 18, 2008 9:14 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Ok Now You Are a Refugee...
Replies: 131
Views: 20741

Re: Re:

Nope a hatchback just won't cut it, you need a middle aged slightly dinged up white F150 http://www.bgnad.org/images/Security_F150.JPG ZS0069 gets some good parking out of the ford urban stealth. 8) I have found that a jumpsuit with a corporate logo... makes me almost invisible in an urban environme...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 16, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Contingency Planning & Preparation
Topic: Office of Homeland Security
Replies: 119
Views: 23537

Re: Office of Homeland Security

DUDE! I am so amazingly Bloody Green with Envy! :mrgreen: I must bow down to your superior Man Cave! A lot of resources went in to that one! I see I am experiencing technical difficulties. I will try again. :oops: http://www2.snapfish.com/slideshow/AlbumID=229491413/PictureID=5156313540/a=133953389_...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: What Members are Masons?
Replies: 410
Views: 62174

Re: What Members are Masons?

Go for it dedpool, If you are staying in the same state, the chances that the local lodge will be able to work something out are MUCH better than otherwise. Here in Oklahoma, for a situation like your's, a possible solution would be to receive your initiation in your local lodge, then receive your i...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:59 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: What Members are Masons?
Replies: 410
Views: 62174

Re:

+1 Brother! Keep up with the excellent advice you've been giving out. And the best of luck on your journey through the chairs. -Brian Show her this list: Bass, Edward - First Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts Baylor, Robert E. B. - Founder of Baylor University, Texas' first Baptist colleg...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: What Members are Masons?
Replies: 410
Views: 62174

Re: What Members are Masons?

So I've been thinking about joining the masons this summer but in two months I will have to go back to school. If I'm not done memorizing all the initial stuff to become a full mason, can I transfer to where I go to school? Well that depends on a few things Is your school in the same state as you h...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: What Members are Masons?
Replies: 410
Views: 62174

Re:

All you need as a prerequisite is to be of proper age (18 or 21 depending on the State in which you live), profess a belief in a Supreme Being (God, Allah, Budhha, whoever) and be of good moral character. First part I get, obviously. Second part I'm a little murky on. What is good moral character i...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 7:32 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: What Members are Masons?
Replies: 410
Views: 62174

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I'm a 3rd degree Master Mason....which is as high as you can go in masonry. Anything higher...ie 32nd or 33rd in Scottish Rite, or Knights Templar in York Rite, or Shrine, are all appendent bodies. Meaning you have to be a Master Mason to join but you are no more a mason than someone who is just a ...
by bgnad
Mon Jun 09, 2008 6:57 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: Any Oklahoman's

Yeah, some things came up with my wife's family. So it looks like I wont be making it to OK to see my family when I am home on leave. That sucks. Well, we'll just have to raincheck it for early 2009 when I get back from Iraq for good. Well, let us know when you get home. We'll be glad to come up wi...
by bgnad
Sun Jun 08, 2008 6:10 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: Any Oklahoman's

Well, in Tulsa most of the ranges require a membership of some sort. Meh, looks like I will have to go outside of Tulsa then. I have some friends and family that want to come as well. The indoor range, is that the one on 51st and garnette? Do they have anything for shotguns? Sorry, no shotguns (as ...
by bgnad
Fri Jun 06, 2008 9:02 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: Any Oklahoman's

I will be in Tulsa in the early part of July. I insist upon a trip to the range. Any takers? I recon! When I lived in Tulsa I always just drove to the country to fire, where are the good ranges around Tulsa anyway? Well, in Tulsa most of the ranges require a membership of some sort. There is always...
by bgnad
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: Any Oklahoman's

Range Event on SAT 14JUN08 in Tulsa :D US Shooting Academy Grand Opening Celebrations We are on the final countdown - on June 14th we will celebrate the opening of the US Shooting Academy! This will be a family event and is open to all the public. There will be great raffles, food, drinks, shooting ...
by bgnad
Fri Jun 06, 2008 6:06 am
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: Any Oklahoman's

Doc Simon wrote:I will be in Tulsa in the early part of July. I insist upon a trip to the range. Any takers?
I recon!
by bgnad
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re:

RONIN0520 wrote:Well, it looks like I'll be here for a while. I'm getting stationed here in Oklahoma.....what a good time it's going to be... :lol:
Ft. Sill is where I did basic back in 1983.

What do they have you doing there?
by bgnad
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

Re: OKies unite!

So, how many of us are there in the Tulsa area? We might have enough to form a Tulsa Chapter and sponsor some events. or something along those lines. :P Tulsan here. I'm trying to have a little fun before school starts back up in the fall. If anyone in the area is interested, I'm going to take my wi...
by bgnad
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: Meeting room
Topic: Any Oklahoman's
Replies: 92
Views: 12158

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Rock2Fox wrote:Tulsa here. Anyone else from this area?
I'm right on the verge between Tulsa, Bixby and Broken Arrow
by bgnad
Thu May 22, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: I've got that familiar preemptive feeling...
Replies: 19
Views: 1128

Re: I've got that familiar preemptive feeling...

We likely won't have to act--Israel will do it. However, I doubt they'll give a shit about anyone caught in the middle. Too many friends of mine, and of this forum, fit in that category. :( Well, some of us are old enough to remember when the current president of Iran stormed the US Embassy and too...
by bgnad
Thu May 22, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: Disasters in Current Events
Topic: Colorado Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Weld Cty.
Replies: 1
Views: 276

Colorado Governor Declares State Of Emergency In Weld Cty.

Tornado Touched Down After Noon, Traveled Far WINDSOR, Colo. (AP/CBS4) http://cbs4denver.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; A large tornado tore through several northern Colorado towns on Thursday, killing at least one person and flipping over tractor-trailers, toppling freight rail...
by bgnad
Tue May 20, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: tooooo much ammo?
Replies: 75
Views: 4163

Re:

I have about 800 rounds 30.06 and about 1200 7.62x39 and around 50 shotgun shells. I can never keep enough pistol around, I have about 50 357 mag and about 70 .45 just never seem to be able to hang on to enough (it keeps getting shot off somehow...) :( I have something close to 500 rounds of ammo (m...
by bgnad
Tue May 20, 2008 7:01 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: Resonance Cascade
Replies: 23
Views: 1408

Re: Resonance Cascade

It's been done.

John Ringo's "Into the Looking Glass"
More than just head crabs! ;)

free chapters (first 2) at
http://www.webscription.net/chapters/07 ... 498801.htm
by bgnad
Mon May 19, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: What Would You Do?
Topic: cloverfield
Replies: 57
Views: 3067

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The answer is Get Out Of Dodge. Or Manhattan, in this case. Just being in a city of that size, on a normal day WITHOUT the Cloverfield monster gives me the heebie jeebies. While I have, on occasion, visited the place with some pleasure, by and large, I've always thought that "Manhattan Island" shou...
by bgnad
Mon May 19, 2008 10:42 pm
Forum: Survival Experiences
Topic: Awkard moments or negative responses while using your EDC!
Replies: 745
Views: 86693

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In college a girl needed a package opened. I pulled out my blade from my backpack and she said "that's not a knife, that's a Leatherman" with a grin. Cool Chick!!! Did she say it with a Crocodile Dundee accent? :) Usually the positive responses to my knife have been "do you have your knife on you?"...
by bgnad
Fri May 16, 2008 10:13 pm
Forum: Bug Out Gear
Topic: Erik's B.O.A.T.
Replies: 161
Views: 28768

bark-eater wrote:Some fishermen wont eat lobster....
I have a clear and simple policy on that.

If it will eat me given the chance (which crab and lobster will do) the I am going to do my damnedest to EAT IT FIRST!!! :evil:

I'm kind of funny that way.

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