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Old 08-05-2012, 08:51 AM   #21
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Steve, I decided to take a plane down to Tampa from NYC. I'll be going with my ex-GF, Lisa. Call me if you want to discuss it further, or talk about whatever.
OK. You need a hitch back? Or a place to stay?
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Old 08-05-2012, 12:10 PM   #22
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OK. You need a hitch back? Or a place to stay?
No, we got round-trip tickets, and she said that she'll pay for the hotel. Thanks for the offer.
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:07 PM   #23
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:16 PM   #24
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:56 PM   #25
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:28 AM   #27
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Nice, that was kind of like me meeting Louie Simmons at a meet. Great to meet people who lay the foundation of the sport we love. The meet really looks like it is shaping up to be a good one. What are the qualify totals to get in?
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:47 AM   #28
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Nice, that was kind of like me meeting Louie Simmons at a meet. Great to meet people who lay the foundation of the sport we love. The meet really looks like it is shaping up to be a good one. What are the qualify totals to get in?
Masters are not set. I am top 10 for my weight and class so that appeared to be good enough.

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This meet looks epic. Will be a great experience for you.

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Awesome stuff! Goal is to qualify for this meet within the next 2 years, would love to get down there and see it in perosn.

Good luck to all who are gonna be there!
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