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Topic # 223325 23-Sep-2017 19:52
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Hi folks

 

The name is Ben, moved my wife and 4 year old daughter from San Fran USA to good ol' Christchurch about 6 months ago (my Wife is a kiwi)

 

Loving the country, the people and the protein NZ has to offer and the pace of life in general.

 

Big Big fan of football, as in American Football! RAIDER NATION

 

don't mind a bit of that stuff you call Rugby too.

 

I like my tech related stuff, Big Tvs, nice shiny phones, home theater, and home automated gear etc.

 

Have spent most my spare time since arriving with my family exploring the countryside.

 

looking to plant the roots next year get on the property market so pretty excited about whats to come!

 

Anyway folks, have a great weekend and looking forward to having a chat

 

 

 

caio

 

Ben


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  Reply # 1871655 23-Sep-2017 19:52
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  Reply # 1871766 24-Sep-2017 00:28
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QuackPipe:

Hi folks


The name is Ben, moved my wife and 4 year old daughter from San Fran USA to good ol' Christchurch about 6 months ago (my Wife is a kiwi)


Loving the country, the people and the protein NZ has to offer and the pace of life in general.


Big Big fan of football, as in American Football! RAIDER NATION


don't mind a bit of that stuff you call Rugby too.


I like my tech related stuff, Big Tvs, nice shiny phones, home theater, and home automated gear etc.


Have spent most my spare time since arriving with my family exploring the countryside.


looking to plant the roots next year get on the property market so pretty excited about whats to come!


Anyway folks, have a great weekend and looking forward to having a chat


 


caio


Ben



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  Reply # 1871774 24-Sep-2017 05:15
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Welcome to NZ and GZ, Ben.





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  Reply # 1872246 25-Sep-2017 07:16
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Welcome aboard

 

PS: Despite what the cantabs will say, you don't have to support the Crusaders just because you live there!





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  Reply # 1872282 25-Sep-2017 09:05
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Welcome to GZ.

 

Any reason for the user name, Ben?




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  Reply # 1872289 25-Sep-2017 09:28
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IcI:

 

Welcome to GZ.

 

Any reason for the user name, Ben?

 

 

Yeah, I use to go duck hunting with my pops as a kid and I'd always ask to use the Duck caller but I'd call it a "quack pipe" as that's what I thought it was called. So you could imagine the hysterics when a young kid is begging to use Pop's quack pipe!

 

 

 

It basically stuck from then onwards 


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