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#1 Sabanist



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Posted 22 December 2011 - 09:29 PM

Hi, i just found this forum. I came up with the name sabanist because i thought it was an interesting spin on coach nick saban and how much he is respected, plus its a pun on religion. Not that im a satanist but i thought sabanist was pretty funny. Im originally from alabama although now i live in florida. Im a combat veteran from the iraq war and former army officer. Im an adventurist and enjoy scuba diving and visiting historical sites. My main reason for joining the thread is because i hope i can be referred to some interesting and accurate resources for research.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 09:45 PM

Hi Sabanist. We allow Alabamans (even displaced ones) on this site. There's plenty to see, so dive in. There are many who can point you in the right direction for research.

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#3 OpanaPointer


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Posted 22 December 2011 - 09:58 PM

Ain't met anybody 'Bama Bound that didn't have to go through Hell or Atlanta.

BTW, check my sig for sources. A modest start can be found there.

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:20 PM

Welcome to the forum.

Wars are rarely fought in black and white, but in infinite shades of grey

(Poppy is occasionaly correct, or so I hear)

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Posted 22 December 2011 - 10:54 PM

Welcome to the forums!



#6 TD-Tommy776


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Posted 23 December 2011 - 01:30 AM

Welcome aboard, Sabanist. As I am writing this, Opana Pointer's post count is at 3,666. I wonder if that means anything. :confused:

Freedom is precious and many gave their lives for it. It is the duty of the future generation
to remember that sacrifice, and offer some sacrifice for themselves if Freedom is threatened.

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#7 Slipdigit


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Posted 23 December 2011 - 04:16 AM

Welcome Sabanist and RTR!

Best Regards,  
JW :slipdigit:


#8 Sabanist



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Posted 23 December 2011 - 05:18 AM

ThAnks for the welcome. Roll tide

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 05:49 AM

Welcome Sabanist and thanks for your service!

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Posted 23 December 2011 - 06:54 AM

Welcome on this fine forum.


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Posted 23 December 2011 - 07:42 AM

howdy,welcome to the forum

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 04:14 AM

G'day and welcome!! :D

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Posted 30 December 2011 - 03:10 PM

Welcome aboard! Grew up at Moody Air Force Base up in Valdosta Georgia, myself. So close to Florida that if somebody farted, y'all would smell it.

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 01:26 AM

Welcome aboard. Didn't your coach start out a Spartan or something?
Kicking up dust since 1978

#15 A-58


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Posted 31 December 2011 - 02:47 AM

Do you have a mullet too? Ole Nicodemus ain't that well respected outside of some parts of Alabama you know. He'll be pulling up and going to Dallas before long anyway. Regardless, welcome to the forum, and enjoy your stay here. You might learn a few things, who knows.



Edited by A-58, 31 December 2011 - 03:17 AM.

"On the Plains of Hesitation, lies the blackened bones of countless millions who,
at the dawn of victory sat down to rest, and resting died"....

(Adlai Stevenson to Harry Truman on discussing the pros and cons of dropping the big one, or so I'm told)

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Posted 31 December 2011 - 06:57 PM

Welcome aboard, hope you find us of some value. I know that any contribution a vet (no matter the era) makes will be.
Happy Trails,

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