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What Happened?

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  • Wise Old Owl -

    Liked IMScotty’s post in the thread What Happened?.

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    I have not heard any follow up on this WHO, but I did see some impressive photos of the fire. It is surprising this time of year. Luckily no one was harmed.
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread What Happened?.

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    I have not heard any follow up on this WHO, but I did see some impressive photos of the fire. It is surprising this time of year. Luckily no one was harmed.
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread Alexa Not Good with the Appalachian Trail.

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    Shhhh, Alexa is listening.
  • IMScotty -

    Liked LIhikers’s post in the thread Alexa Not Good with the Appalachian Trail.

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    Who is Alexa ? :D
  • IMScotty -

    Liked jimmyjam’s post in the thread Hiking Plans for 2020.

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    Quote from IMScotty: “Look on the bright side. It weeds out all those Millennials who have 'cut the cord' and gives all us old codgers who still have a Fax machine an edge... ” I had to go to the library and use their fax machine. Mine was an old…
  • Wise Old Owl -

    Posted the thread What Happened?.

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    It makes you wonder, nothing but rain and cold in February. High winds yesterday, and you read about this fire. It must have been deliberately set. Did anyone get a followup or know someone in the area? The fire was reported to officials about 2:30 p.m.…
  • rhjanes -

    Replied to the thread Alexa Not Good with the Appalachian Trail.

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    You are asking the wrong questions. Ask about one of the Kardashians, Birth Dates, Hights, net worth. Ask about the Clintons or Obama's.
  • jimmyjam -

    Replied to the thread Hiking Plans for 2020.

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    Quote from IMScotty: “Look on the bright side. It weeds out all those Millennials who have 'cut the cord' and gives all us old codgers who still have a Fax machine an edge... ” I had to go to the library and use their fax machine. Mine was an old…
  • jimmyjam -

    Liked IMScotty’s post in the thread Hiking Plans for 2020.

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    Look on the bright side. It weeds out all those Millennials who have 'cut the cord' and gives all us old codgers who still have a Fax machine an edge...
  • IMScotty -

    Replied to the thread Hiking Plans for 2020.

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    Look on the bright side. It weeds out all those Millennials who have 'cut the cord' and gives all us old codgers who still have a Fax machine an edge...

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