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Offline mr6actual

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Relocated IIT
« on: July 26, 2019, 02:26:16 PM »
Good afternoon everyone,
I wanted to reach out to the Arizona Instructor Corps to say hello and to introduce myself. As the forum will note, my name is Mr6actual and I have been progressing through the ranks as an IIT in Virginia. I have enjoyed my AS experience immensely as both a participant and IIT and even as a 7th stepper.  The reason for the post is that my company has asked me to relocate to  and manage their Scottsdale, AZ office. I am hoping to continue my Appleseed passion with you. I am very much looking forward to completing my training... (Star Wars fans will get that reference)… My official AZ residency will begin 9 Sept of this year.
I look forward to meeting you all at an event soon.


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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2019, 05:58:35 PM »
Good afternoon everyone,
I wanted to reach out to the Arizona Instructor Corps to say hello and to introduce myself. As the forum will note, my name is Mr6actual and I have been progressing through the ranks as an IIT in Virginia. I have enjoyed my AS experience immensely as both a participant and IIT and even as a 7th stepper.  The reason for the post is that my company has asked me to relocate to  and manage their Scottsdale, AZ office. I am hoping to continue my Appleseed passion with you. I am very much looking forward to completing my training... (Star Wars fans will get that reference)… My official AZ residency will begin 9 Sept of this year.
I look forward to meeting you all at an event soon.

Y'all are getting a good deal here.  We're gonna miss him.
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2019, 12:18:05 AM »
The Arizona cadre is a very active group and you'll find several events within reasonable driving distances.  Tumbleweed and I will also be relocating to Kingman, AZ (in the far NW corner) within the next year or so. 

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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2019, 12:49:02 AM »
I'm not instructor staff but welcome to Free America!

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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2019, 09:30:53 PM »
Welcome!  Although I moved out of Arizona a few months ago, I'll likely be stopping back in on occasion, we may cross paths at some point.  Arizona is a Rifleman's paradise indeed.  It's easy to forget how much so until you go pretty much anywhere else.
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2019, 10:00:03 PM »
Welcome to the desert, my friend!  I make the trek to Scottsdale once or twice a year. It's only a 6 hour drive to El Paso.  We're having a KD in October.  Hint. Nudge. Hint.  (and October in the desert is FANTASTIC!)
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2019, 09:12:48 AM »
The AZ cadre is happy to have you!  Did your relocation to AZ go smoothly?

I'm going to send you a PM and exchange some contact info with you.  I'm Shoot Boss for a shoot in Kingman Nov 16-17 that would be a good introduction to AZ Appleseed.  Consider joining us.

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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2019, 02:57:54 PM »
Smoothly?? Definitely not, but... Riflemen Persist!  Glad for the opportunity to continue with this great program.
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2019, 03:29:18 PM »
There is also a shoot in Marana Nov 9-10 that you might consider  :)
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #9 on: October 27, 2019, 11:11:14 AM »
Smoothly?? Definitely not, but... Riflemen Persist!  Glad for the opportunity to continue with this great program.

Glad you're still here, brother.
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2019, 11:34:49 AM »
There is also a shoot in Marana Nov 9-10 that you might consider  :)

Ugh, unfortunately, I will be in the Peoples Republic of Kalifornia that weekend.  I'm hoping I don't any of it on me while I'm there.
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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2019, 12:16:15 PM »
There is also a shoot in Marana Nov 9-10 that you might consider  :)

Ugh, unfortunately, I will be in the Peoples Republic of Kalifornia that weekend.  I'm hoping I don't any of it on me while I'm there.

 :-[  praying you make it back unscathed, my brother
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"A generation which ignores history has no past, and no future." - Lazarus Long

"I will accept the rules that you feel are necessary for YOUR freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do." - Robert A. Heinlein

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Re: Relocated IIT
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2019, 02:09:58 PM »
I was trying to get a hold of the SB for that shoot but no luck. I know we say to contact the shoot boss before signing up for an event, but I think most SB's are too busy to really watch their PM's regularly. And I hear that although it may be "the way it's supposed to happen", I think many instructors may just be signing up for events. That would also make it less important for a SB to keep on top of PM's. Something for me to think about . . .  :) At least now I don't have to convince my wife to let me take off for another weekend  ;D

BTW - Welcome to AZ and the SW region mr6actual, good luck on your trip . . .
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