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#581 meema

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Posted 25 December 2016 - 08:01 PM

Meema is what my grandkids call me.

#582 anuenue

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Posted 08 January 2017 - 01:40 PM

Anuenue (ah-new-eh-new-eh) is Hawaiian for rainbow.


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#583 Pere Flyer

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Posted 10 January 2017 - 09:58 PM

It's a fusion of the two routes I've taken most frequently: Pere Marquette (my hometown line) and Heartland Flyer (my university's line).


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#584 Austruck

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Posted 15 January 2017 - 10:42 AM

I never posted in this thread!  :)

 

I'm Austruck all over the Internet, since the 1990s, at least. (Been online since about 1987, celebrating thirty years online this year.) I write under my maiden name, which is/was Au (German, not Chinese). I grew up hearing every permutation and joke about the last name "Au" imaginable. Au being the symbol for gold... plus my high school graduating year of '79 (79 being the atomic weight of gold)... plus all the mispronunciations and puns.

 

We pronounce it as "Aww" instead of "Oww" because it's slightly less likely to get you beat up on the playground. So, "Austruck" = awestruck.  :)

 

And yes, it's nifty that this place is also called AU.  :)



#585 railgeek

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Posted 05 February 2017 - 11:59 AM

I love rainfanning.  I'm a geek. I'm a railgeek.



#586 GBNorman

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 04:59 PM

I post here under my given name as I have at any railroad related site.

#587 ehbowen

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Posted 10 March 2017 - 04:31 PM

I post here under my given name as I have at any railroad related site.

 

Hello, Mr. Norman. It may be that we met, along with my father, in Chicago not quite seven years ago. Both of my parents are currently doing well and we have plans for a cruise/tour from Vancouver to Alaska this coming September....


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#588 Rockymtnchris

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Posted 11 March 2017 - 05:42 PM

Rockymtnchris= To geographically distinguish myself from anyone else with the name "Chris" on a discussion board. As I use Rockymtnchris at a variety of sites, I've become used to getting called both "Rocky" and "Chris" for short, depending on other users' perception of my username. Thus I uploaded the avatar from a local promotion I did for the boxing movie, "Southpaw".


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#589 Casey Jones

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Posted 21 March 2017 - 07:44 PM

It means that I am a retired locomotive engineer.



#590 Broadway Ltd

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 06:54 AM

Back when I was knee-high to a grasshopper (early 70's) my grandmother took me on my first overnight trip by train.  A mode of transportation she was very familiar with.  We had a sleeper room on the Broadway Limited from NYP to CHI.  I remember the food on the dining car back then was quite luxurious.  For some reason I remember having herring and sour cream as an appetizer at dinner.  This journey happened not long after the formation of Amtrak and I recall the train to be quite long and the consist to be a hodgepodge of rail cars acquired from the private railroads who once provided passenger service.  I must have walked the entire train at least a couple of times.  Oh to be a kid again :-)   



#591 StormySeas

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 11:52 AM

StormySeas is my cruise critic name. Love looking at the ocean when a storm is coming. Also really like traveling by train to a cruise port.



#592 ehbowen

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 12:11 PM

StormySeas is my cruise critic name. Love looking at the ocean when a storm is coming. Also really like traveling by train to a cruise port.


I've been known as SteamSailor on Cruise Critic and a couple other places where they won't let you use your real name. I steamed the battleship USS Missouri and a couple of oil tankers for Coastal Tankships from 1985-1991.

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#593 Devil's Advocate

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 12:17 PM

StormySeas is my cruise critic name. Love looking at the ocean when a storm is coming. Also really like traveling by train to a cruise port.

 

I've witnessed some pretty cool thunderstorms blow in while vacationing along various beaches here and abroad.  Never stuck around for any hurricanes or typhoons though.  I'd rather not end up on Darwin's Dumbest Deaths list.   :ph34r:


We've got provisions and lots of beer. The key word is survival on the new frontier. 


#594 StormySeas

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Posted 17 July 2017 - 01:23 PM

I was at the gulf AFTER a hurricane passed. only a day after and the storms at sea were amazing!



#595 Eric in East County

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Posted 10 August 2017 - 10:02 AM

We live in East San Diego County.






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