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New Guy from North Carolina
« on: March 07, 2016, 01:09:09 PM »
Hi!
When I joined I just jumped in without stopping by here and introducing myself. I have been reading this forum for a while. Recently decided to make it legal. I use the name Pourme on twitter. My name is Benny Fry I'm self employed, lifetime resident of the foothills of North Carolina.
My only sport is NASCAR racing. I once had a radio show interviewing the NASCAR stars.
I love old phones, the story behind each one. Every phone has a story weather or not we know what it is.I recently bought my first stick & my first pay phone. With less than twenty phones in my collection, I still have more phones than my wife realizes...Ha! I scatter them out!
I really enjoy the forum and I hope to be able to contribute as much as I partake from your contributions in the future...Thanks! 8)

Benny
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2016, 01:18:14 PM »
Welcome to the forum Benny,
I have been collecting for years. I have over 20 boxes of telephones that my wife doesn't realize I have. There is an art to hiding telephones.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2016, 02:11:33 PM »
Welcome!
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Re: New Guy
« Reply #3 on: March 07, 2016, 02:59:37 PM »
Welcome to the forum Benny,
I have been collecting for years. I have over 20 boxes of telephones that my wife doesn't realize I have. There is an art to hiding telephones.

JMO,
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I'd like some day to have a "phone room" like I see so many here have!
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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #4 on: March 07, 2016, 03:00:07 PM »
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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #5 on: March 07, 2016, 07:20:08 PM »
Welcome, Benny!

Glad you decided to join us here, it is a wonderful bunch of collectors, sharing information and experience.

We don't actually have a thread on hiding phones, because, uh, er, somebody  ::) would find it, and we'd most likely all be in big trouble! ;D

Make yourself at home, and never be afraid to ask questions. I've probably asked most of the stupid ones already!

Best regards!

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #6 on: March 07, 2016, 07:33:16 PM »
Thanks Bones!
I understand about that hiding things thread....Too bad.

I enjoy the forum and appreciate the warm welcome!

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2016, 10:15:33 PM »
A phone room is a great place to hide phones. Just pretend that you have had them for a long time.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2016, 04:06:51 PM »
From one North Carolinian to another i welcome you.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2016, 04:19:50 PM »
Welcome to CRPF. I have a connection with North Carolina. A close friend of mine owns a home in Wilmington. He stays there all winter and comes back home to Canada in the first week of May. I have all my US eBay purchases sent there, he brings them back for me. It's like Christmas in May for me.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2016, 04:35:40 PM »
Welcome to CRPF. I have a connection with North Carolina. A close friend of mine owns a home in Wilmington. He stays there all winter and comes back home to Canada in the first week of May. I have all my US eBay purchases sent there, he brings them back for me. It's like Christmas in May for me.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2016, 05:10:47 PM »
Welcome to CRPF. I have a connection with North Carolina. A close friend of mine owns a home in Wilmington. He stays there all winter and comes back home to Canada in the first week of May. I have all my US eBay purchases sent there, he brings them back for me. It's like Christmas in May for me.

Doug

The CBSA people must have alot of fun with your friend. 


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He hasn't had a problem yet. I usually go down for a week in the spring and bring some back, but not this year. The difference between our dollars stopped that for now. There isn't that much there this year. I have had to pass up on some good deals, just for that reason.

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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2016, 05:23:38 PM »
From one North Carolinian to another i welcome you.

Thank you!....I checked your FB page, you are on the East side. I will be in Holden Beach in July...spent part of my childhood in Jacksonville. I love callin' NC home!
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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2016, 05:26:39 PM »
Welcome to CRPF. I have a connection with North Carolina. A close friend of mine owns a home in Wilmington. He stays there all winter and comes back home to Canada in the first week of May. I have all my US eBay purchases sent there, he brings them back for me. It's like Christmas in May for me.

Doug

Thanks, Autonut! One of my best friends is a Canadian that married a NC gal and stayed in NC...
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Re: New Guy from North Carolina
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2016, 06:11:40 PM »
From one North Carolinian to another i welcome you.

Thank you!....I checked your FB page, you are on the East side. I will be in Holden Beach in July...spent part of my childhood in Jacksonville. I love callin' NC home!
:)Yes its a beautiful place to be.