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Topic # 175337 25-Jun-2015 14:21 Send private message

Hi. I am new to this site so will give a quick introduction of myself

I am a 43 year old solo dad who has just completed a level 5 diploma in computing, archived the CompTIA A+ certification and am about to sit the Net+ exams.
I have worked with computers for over 20 years doing repairs and troubleshooting for family and friends. I ran my own Bulletin Board System back in the late 80's and early 90's called Heavy Artillery BBS which offered messages, door games, chat and file downloads. I used to be a frequent user on mIRC and the yahoo chat rooms. 

I am located in Auckland New Zealand



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  Reply # 1331426 25-Jun-2015 14:59 Send private message

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  Reply # 1331428 25-Jun-2015 15:02 Send private message

Look what the cat dragged in :D 






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  Reply # 1331451 25-Jun-2015 15:42 Send private message

Welcome

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  Reply # 1331895 26-Jun-2015 09:36 Send private message

Powerslave: Hi. I am new to this site so will give a quick introduction of myself

I am a 43 year old solo dad who has just completed a level 5 diploma in computing, archived the CompTIA A+ certification and am about to sit the Net+ exams.
I have worked with computers for over 20 years doing repairs and troubleshooting for family and friends. I ran my own Bulletin Board System back in the late 80's and early 90's called Heavy Artillery BBS which offered messages, door games, chat and file downloads. I used to be a frequent user on mIRC and the yahoo chat rooms. 

I am located in Auckland New Zealand




Welcome, and congrats on your diploma!

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  Reply # 1331932 26-Jun-2015 10:01 Send private message

Welcome to Geekzone. I take it, by your user name, you're an Iron Maiden fan?

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  Reply # 1332403 26-Jun-2015 21:54 Send private message

hello   welcome

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  Reply # 1350078 22-Jul-2015 21:31 Send private message

Welcome.  New myself after years as a lurker!

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