Rugaby's 1001st

Rugaby

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So here goes. This is actually 1001. I liked that number better.
First and foremost. Chris thank you for having and running such an amazing site. I stumbled upon it searching for answers and I haven't left. Thank you and keep up the great work. To all the mods I do not think i have ever crossed any of you. I try and stay mindful of the rules. I appreciate all that you guys do in keeping the site up and free of spam.
I am 31. I am from California. Was born and raised in Cloverdale. If anyone knows where that is I am sorry. lol For the last 12 ish years I have been living in Washington. The state.
I did 12 and half years in the NAVY as a submariner. I loved it.... still do but was time for me to move on to something else. So after an honorable discharge I recently got a job working in the shipyard fixing the very boats I once served on. I have a sailor mouth. I am very opinionated and feel that I fought for freeedom of speech there fore I am going to use it. However comma I am the first to admit when I may have said something wrong or over stepped a line.
I play softball year round and shoot pool everyday. I love trophies and have many for both. My avatar is my dog. He is a four pound chihuahua.
I normally post in off topic. If i do know an answer for certain however I will and do chime in.
I have met some very nice people here. Kevin I find your humor similar to mine and enjoy your posts and your banning. Chris (canamera) I am glad that I met you and hope that we remain friends.... even if you are canadian. Kidding. Mac you crack me up. you have the energy I wish I still had. iPhonewarrior thank you for always getting my jokes even when most don't. Kati we clicked from the first second. I still have your son you still have my blanket. I like you.
To anyone I forgot I am sorry. I probably don't like you as much as you think I do lol. If I don't like you, you will know it.
Did i forget anything? I am sure I did. Just ask.
 

iphonewarrior

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Great reveal and thanks for the mention.

I'm a Submariner also, so what you've said above I can relate to. I've got another 3 days in the Royal Navy. I've served 6 years and 3 days. I loved it and I'm genuinely going to miss it, I left for a "stable" life.

Which boats did you serve on and which specialisation were you?
 

canamera

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Your just lucky you live on the other side of the country, otherwise I would have to show your American a** how to play pool! Hehe
 

Rugaby

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Great reveal and thanks for the mention.

I'm a Submariner also, so what you've said above I can relate to. I've got another 3 days in the Royal Navy. I've served 6 years and 3 days. I loved it and I'm genuinely going to miss it, I left for a "stable" life.

Which boats did you serve on and which specialisation were you?
Are these your fish then?
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I was on the USS HOUSTON, USS HENRY M. JACKSON, and USS NEVADA. one fast boat and two tridents. I was a non nuke mechanic. Those who know call me an aganger. Best of the best.
Got out as an e6.
 

psylichon

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Great reveal, and thanks for sticking around and being an active contributor. Thank you also for your service to this country! (y)
 

katelynneemma

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Your aight I guess. But I do need my kid back. K. Thanks :)
 

iphonewarrior

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Are these your fish then?
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I was on the USS HOUSTON, USS HENRY M. JACKSON, and USS NEVADA. one fast boat and two tridents. I was a non nuke mechanic. Those who know call me an aganger. Best of the best.
Got out as an e6.
Yep, those are my Dolphins.

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I served on board HMS Sceptre, HMS Superb and HMS Astute. All Nuclear Hunter-Killers, never served on board any trident boat.
 
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Rugaby

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Yep, those are my Dolphins.


I served on board HMS Sceptre, HMS Superb and HMS Astute. All Nuclear Hunter-Killers, never served on board any trident boat.
If u are interested I can get u a set of us dolphins
 
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iphonewarrior

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I would love a pair of US Dolphins :)
 

Iloveiphones

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Congratulations! I don't got much energy, compared to others in my school. Glad you joined.

Your friend,
Mac
 

chris

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Excellent reveal. Thanks for sticking around and for sharing more about yourself. I always look forward to the reveal.

BTW, I moved your post to the new 1K Member Reveals section.(y)

Who knew this forum had such appeal to submariners. (is that the right term?O_o)
 

Rugaby

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#16
Excellent reveal. Thanks for sticking around and for sharing more about yourself. I always look forward to the reveal.

BTW, I moved your post to the new 1K Member Reveals section.(y)

Who knew this forum had such appeal to submariners. (is that the right term?O_o)
Is the right term. Better than being a surface sailor lol. And thanks for moving. I tried to post it there. Said I didn't have the privileges to post there. Made me laugh. So I made 1000 post and tried again to no vale lol. All good. Thanks for the site Chris.
 

chris

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Is the right term. Better than being a surface sailor lol. And thanks for moving. I tried to post it there. Said I didn't have the privileges to post there. Made me laugh. So I made 1000 post and tried again to no vale lol. All good. Thanks for the site Chris.
There isn't a way to restrict posting to members with 1,000 or more posts. I just keep it entirely closed and move'em when they happen. We don't see them often, but I hope we get more down the road.
 

Rugaby

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There isn't a way to restrict posting to members with 1,000 or more posts. I just keep it entirely closed and move'em when they happen. We don't see them often, but I hope we get more down the road.
Awww gotcha. Out smarted again lol. Story of my life. Lol