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Old 01-06-2019, 11:37 PM   #21
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But I refuse to stay in this state.


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Old 01-07-2019, 12:00 AM   #22
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If we said you couldn't stick around after you retired, would you keep working?
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If we said you couldn't stick around after you retired, would you keep working?


I'd have to Tins advice and be a poser.


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My kids loved Idaho. No one believes the story but my daughter lured a chipmunk into the camper with a trail of chips and had him eating off the counter.

Pretty cool. Hope you like rattlesnakes.....big rattlesnakes....not like Texas but still
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My kids loved Idaho. No one believes the story but my daughter lured a chipmunk into the camper with a trail of chips and had him eating off the counter.

Pretty cool. Hope you like rattlesnakes.....big rattlesnakes....not like Texas but still


We've got our share of diamondbacks out here.


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I don't think there's a problem but you'll be switched to "hack" status.
Sorry guys, but that title is already spoken for...

Mike, good for you for considering the retirement
I'm sure your company is set up well enough to run on its own now, with little transition. If not, I'm certain that your entire crew could do very well on their own with your client list.
Oh, and get the **** out of Cali... That place'll kill ya...
Did you know that everything causes cancer in that state? True story.

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Are you hanging up your shorts for good?
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“The American Redoubt[1] is a political migration movement first proposed in 2011 by best-selling survivalist novelist and blogger James Wesley Rawles[2][3] which designates three states in the northwestern United States (Idaho, Montana, Wyoming), and adjoining portions of two other states (eastern Oregon, and eastern Washington) as a safe haven for conservative, libertarian-leaning Christians and Jews.[1][2] Rawles chose this area due to its low population density and lack of natural hazards.[4]“



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Just make sure you post an "Introduction" first before you post any comments.
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Once a contractor, always a contractor...

In any case, what you'll really be is "semi-retired" because once people find out what you did, you can be sure they'll come a calling... and the more you say no, the more they'll want a yes...

The way I see it, if the politicians get to keep their titles and access when they "retire" we should get, at a minimum, the same treatment...

Besides, we won't be able to poke fun when you complain about the cold and not being able to wear shorts in the winter in the "Things I Hate (2)" thread if you're not posting...

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We're thinking of purchasing the land now for when that day comes. Wife's been looking. Fortunately my son's girlfriend still lives there ( she's moving here) and we became friends with her parents who have been there many years. So we sorta have a shoe in.


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Or biggest hurdle was the kids college. That's done and paid! That was a bit of a struggle but we did it.


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We're thinking of purchasing the land now for when that day comes. Wife's been looking. Fortunately my son's girlfriend still lives there ( she's moving here) and we became friends with her parents who have been there many years. So we sorta have a shoe in.


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If I didn't live behind The Redwood Curtain, I wouldn't be able to stand this stupid State.

I've been to Idaho and Montana a couple times, and I spend a pretty decent amount of time in Oregon, and if I were to ever leave where I'm at, I'd end up in either Western Montana, Northern Idaho, or Southern Oregon.

I think you'll love it. Go for it.
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I know I'm new here in my opinion probably doesn't matter. But I believe once you're a contractor you're always a contractor my dad is a retired contractor but he still has plenty of opinions / suggestions. Must be where I get it from! And apparently you know your stuff so stay here and teach us younger people some stuff we don't know!
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I know you not gonna keep your A$$ down, you will get out and throw a duck up here in there, maybe without the name tags in insurance but with your skills and experiences who needs that crap.

Good luck Mike wish you all the best and a smooth transition to become lazy and remember when you return no fk "how much it cost" questions
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Maybe 3 years from now. In the scheme of things and considering how long I've been working 3 years is nothing. I really do love what I do though.


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I know I'm new here in my opinion probably doesn't matter. But I believe once you're a contractor you're always a contractor my dad is a retired contractor but he still has plenty of opinions / suggestions. Must be where I get it from! And apparently you know your stuff so stay here and teach us younger people some stuff we don't know!


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