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Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Hailstorm, Nov 8, 2012.

  1. Hailstorm

    Hailstorm Boom Shacka

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    Here is a thought. We are spread all over the U.S.A. What if, when we travel to a local area and we have trouble. Wouldn't it be nice to send a SOS out and see if someone is in the area to help?

    Not sure how we can set it up. A data base of contact info with locations I guess. I would be willing to help someone who was in need passing thru my area. I know others would as well.

    So, for example. I live in Canton Michigan. Someone having trouble near there would be able to contact me for help. Because, really. We are an extended family of sorts.

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. Street Fighter

    Street Fighter Texas A&M '07

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    I like the idea, my friends and I did that several years back after we all left college and spread out across the U.S.

    Works great when you forget where someone lives. Plus when breaking down in the middle of the night on the eastern coast during winter sucks......unless you remember your friend is 30 minutes away.......and you have their number.
     

  3. JerryVO

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    I like the idea too.... unless you are a government spy buildind a gun owner database (jk). Not only for the emergencies when traveling but if anything ever 'happened' it would be nice to know where like minded individuals are near me.

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  4. deadmanglocking

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    I'm in. Set it up and I'll add my info.
    Dallas, Tx


    The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.
     
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  5. Dalton Wayne

    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

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  6. Hailstorm

    Hailstorm Boom Shacka

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    I wonder how it can be set up. We just need a place to make a database.


    As for this making a list for the government. Believe me. We all are on the list already. I figure I have been on more then one list since the early 90's.
     
  7. deadmanglocking

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    What about some sort of wiki based page that could be edited by anyone but set up so you needed a password to access it? I don't know if that would even be possible(computer retarded)..


    The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles.
     
  8. NH Trucker

    NH Trucker Needs coffee...

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    I'd help out anyone passing through NH or within a couple hours of my home.
     
  9. Hailstorm

    Hailstorm Boom Shacka

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    What about a thread that is stickied. Then those of us who wish to be of help can post contact info?
     
  10. jame

    jame I don't even know....what I'm doing here....

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    Rural Story County, Iowa here.
     
  11. costanza187

    costanza187 I like Macs

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  12. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    good idea , but its a bottle rocket

    take off fast and loud then fizz out in time . i just use the SPOT gps when hiking or camping in remote areas
     
  13. Detectorist

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    Good idea. Call it (F)riends (In) (D)istress.

    'FIND'
     
  14. NMGlocker

    NMGlocker BOOM headshot

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    Are you about a size 14?
     
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    NH Trucker Needs coffee...

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    Just say no to the lotion...




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  17. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Technically, isn't this more Phone a Friend than Lifeline? I thought Lifeline was one person and you had a choice based on expertise for Phone a Friend.

    What about a 50/50? I'm up for that.
     
  18. JDennis

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    I think its a good idea. I am in. Des Moines, IA
     
  19. M&P15T

    M&P15T Beard One

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    NoVa here.

    PM me, I'll help.
     
  20. Aux Bear

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    I belong to a national motorcycle forum. It has a similar thing going and it does well. I's a listing of individuals, basically bike owners, with equipment, tools and a willingness to help fellow bikers who have the misfortune to have a break down. Look up a member close to you, give them a call and if at all possible he will be out to help. Appears to work. I was holding back on joining until I bought a bike suitable trailer so I really had something to offer.