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DBARider
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Newbie from Beaverton

Post by DBARider » Sun Sep 09, 2007 4:17 pm

Hey everyone. I got certified many years ago (SSI @ AquaticSports) but haven't been able to get out for a while now. I just dropped my equipment off at Aquatic Sports here in Portland, OR and am chomping at the bit to get wet.

I got certified on a brisk December day at Mike's Beach Resort in Washington. It was awesome. I've dreamed about SCUBA diving for a LONG time and finally did it. Well then the work hit, the family hit, the _______ hit *you fill in the blank*. The worst part is I let it distract my diving.

Anyhow, I'm dying to get back in and am working on a buddy of mine where I work to get his behind in gear as well.

I just got back from a vacation in Oahu and am looking forward to heading back to get deeper under water. I got some snorkeling and body boarding in, but no surfing or diving.

Anyhow.. I'm rambling. Just wanted to say HELLO and look forward to maybe meeting some of you in the wet plane..
!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Keep the bubbles coming..

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Post by bnboly » Sun Sep 09, 2007 6:34 pm

You need to get hooked up with Sparky! And welcome to the club! You'll always find folks ready to go diving. :partyman:
It's not broken - it's just missing duct tape!

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Post by BUZO71 » Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:22 pm

Welcome from Salem.... I'm going to get a dive together for this weekend if you're up for it.....
Fortes fortuna iuvat

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Post by Tangfish » Sun Sep 09, 2007 8:34 pm

Welcome to NWDC, DBARider, and welcome back to diving! :supz:

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Post by BASSMAN » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:11 pm

Welcome to the club!
Maybe we'll meet, up here in the Seattle / Tacoma area sometime!
Just let us know when your in the nieghborhood!
Keith.
Hi, my name is Keith, and I'm a Dive Addict! :supz:

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Post by sparky » Sun Sep 09, 2007 9:12 pm

Calvin wrote:Welcome to NWDC, DBARider, and welcome back to diving! :supz:


Ohe word for you brother

Netarts

so cool and close to home a bit shallow at 35 feet but lots of bottom time

welcome to our little POD ( Pool of Dive Buddies )
watch for my post usaly try to hit it ever couple weeks or so
my dive budy and I are out on the coast in the Astoria area

Sparky
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Tanx..

Post by DBARider » Mon Sep 10, 2007 7:53 am

For the welcome guys.

I'm still waiting for AquaticSports to finish my equipment check. When that's done, I'm planning on doing a SCUBA Skills Update, just to go over everything again.. :)

When that's done, I'll be ready and looking for some dives.

Netarts.. really.. I'll have to check that out. My family and I got there quite often. Hmmm...
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Keep the bubbles coming..

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Post by Aquanautchuck » Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:52 pm

Welcome to our "Fruit and Nut bowl" :wav: :wav: Now go get wet.
Charles

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