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Discussion in 'New Members' started by rvajohn, Dec 26, 2012.

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  1. rvajohn

    rvajohn Nov 22, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    I just wanted to say hello. I'm a new member and hope to be very active. I didn't see a spot for new members to introduce themselves, so I'm doing it here. Might be cool to have a spot for such introductions. I'm in Virginia and love all things beer. Cheers
  2. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    Hello there! I'm not that new to the site...but I'm quite new to the forums myself...not sure what made me make the jump...but I'm glad I did.
  3. afrokaze

    afrokaze Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    A beginner's thread or just some stickies would probably be a good idea actually. Cheers and merry xmas!
  4. WassailWilly

    WassailWilly Sep 8, 2007 New York

    Welcome and enjoy !!!
  5. rvajohn

    rvajohn Nov 22, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    'thread' was the terminology that was eluding me
  6. Ivegotmule

    Ivegotmule Nov 7, 2012 North Carolina

    I haven't even figured out how to start a thread yet! Merry Christmas!!
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  7. afrokaze

    afrokaze Jun 12, 2009 Arizona
    Beer Trader

  8. luwak

    luwak Mar 2, 2010 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    Welcome. I lurked for thee years before posting and I feel like just reading changed my worldview about beer.. This place is filled with knowledgeable and generous people. Of course it changes constantly.
    We're glad to have you.

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  9. lsummers

    lsummers Jun 21, 2010 California

    Hey there! Good to see you on here! Can't wait to see your opinions in the forums!

  10. skinsfan

    skinsfan May 24, 2005 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Welcome aboard! I agree that it would be good to have a beginner's thread. I have been a member for a number of years and really only withing the last year started posting and finally figured out how to post pics within the last 2 months or so. Overall, this is a great place to learn a lot about all things related to beer. Cheers!
  11. callmeishmALE

    callmeishmALE Dec 30, 2010 Colorado

    Welcome to the show my friend. If you haven't seen the sworn blood oath section, I would definitely check it out. My only word of advice is take some things on this site with a grain of salt. Other than that, enjoy! This place is really boss and awesome to be a part of. Cheers!
  12. creepinjeeper

    creepinjeeper Nov 8, 2012 Missouri
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Welcome! I've been a member for almost two months now and it's the place to expand your horizons in the beer world!
  13. exitmusic00

    exitmusic00 Mar 15, 2010 Oregon

    Awesome avatar! I dig the choice of the original logo. ;) A big welcome to you and to the OP!!!
  14. Lutter

    Lutter Jun 30, 2010 Texas

    I'd be all for an entire "beginners" FAQ section for each region with various breweries in each state... just to cut down on the "Where to find Pliny the Younger in Texas"-type threads and confusion.
  15. SStein

    SStein Dec 26, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    I am another noob here, and can't wait to really get going. I am currently living in Belgium and enjoying all the beers this country has to offer. Though I can't wait to get back Stateside and start finding some more of these great beers.
  16. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    Tick everything.
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  17. Reagan1984

    Reagan1984 May 15, 2008 Massachusetts
    Beer Trader

    Welcome rvajohn...... It's a great place and I've made many friends here through trading, beer tasting and events. Feel free to ask your questions and just ignore the snarky replies... You'll definitely get the answers you seek. Reading the forums and reviews of beers is a wonderful way to explan your horizon. One word of caution, despite the enthusiasm of every new member, you will not have the opportunity to drink every highly prized beer in the next six months. Don't frustrate yourself trying. It's the journey that's the most fun... not a mythical destination... Cheers and welcome!!
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  18. rvajohn

    rvajohn Nov 22, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Thanks to all!
  19. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    Welcome aboard! I assume RVA stands for Richmond, VA?
  20. rvajohn

    rvajohn Nov 22, 2012 Virginia
    Beer Trader

    Richmond, VA, correct!
  21. Hanzo

    Hanzo Feb 27, 2012 Virginia

    I go up there from time to time for Hardywood releases and Mekong, you're lucky to be close to those places.
  22. Schwantz

    Schwantz Dec 16, 2012 Florida

    Hello new dude.....I'm noobin.
  23. Avangion

    Avangion Dec 14, 2012 New York

    Hello. I am also a long time lurker, first time poster. Still waiting to figure out how long it takes to get new threads approved or to earn enough cred that they don't have to be?
  24. Avangion

    Avangion Dec 14, 2012 New York

    Fill your suitcase!
  25. SStein

    SStein Dec 26, 2012 Colorado
    Beer Trader

    I have close to another 3 years here. I am trying to figure out how I get the movers to do the hard work for me.
  26. Avangion

    Avangion Dec 14, 2012 New York

    Lol, I can help you no problem!
  27. paulys55

    paulys55 Aug 2, 2010 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Welcome. Most noobs start out by posting ridiculous trade offers or saying something like, "Pliny the Elder sucks" so you're already good in my book.
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  28. Rin

    Rin Mar 22, 2012 Ohio

    Hey everyone! I'm not new to the site really but just starting to post and hopefully get some of my reviews up soon. I'm a huge craft beer enthusiast and run a beer and wine shop in Columbus, OH. I'm looking forward to meeting some new people and talking about all things beer :].
  29. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

    Took us 2 years, but we now have a new members forum.

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