I'm moving next week...

By Rick ยท 20 replies
Sep 13, 2002
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  1. I'm moving to the distant land of California next week which will be quite a change for me. Along with this, I will be living with my girlfriend, getting a new job, etc... So I thought I would let you guys and gals know I won't be around as often (probably).

    Since I can fit my life in a lunchbox, I'm traveling by airplane and having my computer/guitar mailed to me. The rest of my entire life will be squeezed into two bags. ;)

    Considering the nature of mailing large objects and such, it might be awhile before I have my computer up and running again to check in on 3DS.. I mean.. TS. :) I'll make sure to stop by regularly though, when I get situated.

    Until then, I should be around though.. Well, until Saturday (Sept 20th) or so.
  2. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    Good on ya!
    While you say that you are moving and might not be on as often, does this move not also mean that you will finally be in a DSL/Cable area and finally be able to get broadband. So do you have the job sorted out or do you mean by "getting a new job" that you will have to find one? If you have one fixed up already what is it? Enjoy this next exciting phase of your life :D

    PS: Saturday is the 21st... I was meant to be going back to the UK on Friday the 20th... But looks like I will be in Milan for another 3-5 weeks... 2 months away from home :(
  3. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    God Speed...
  4. Tweakster

    Tweakster TS Enthusiast Posts: 199

    Why dont u take the Guitar or computer and leave ya girlfriend!
  5. Arris

    Arris TS Evangelist Posts: 4,730   +379

    She has more resale value... ;)
    Silly suggestion Tweakster...
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    Good luck Rick - I wish the best for you.

  7. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    HEY!!!!!!! How'd a pasty guy like you manage to get a girl who would take you in without already having a great job (along with a wax job?) Explain that to me buddy!

  8. ss1

    ss1 TS Rookie Posts: 94

    Is that so....... ;).

  9. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    I hope things turn out good for you. See you soon buddy.
  10. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    Best of luck to you Rick, have a great trip...
  11. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Hope everything turns out good for you.
  12. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    Quit stealing my posts man....:)
  13. Elcarion

    Elcarion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 169

    Good luck on the move. Have a safe trip! Be careful of taking oversized bags, many airlines charge $35 or more per oversized bag one-way. Here's an article about it: http://www.msnbc.com/news/803049.asp?0si=-
  14. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    A good idea for moving a computer long distance is to strip it down down to mobo, cards, drives, etc and then pack it away. on the other end you buy another case, psu, etc.... rebuild...
  15. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Topic Starter Posts: 4,572   +65

    That was the original plan, but I got impatient and bought a new case. :) Probably shouldn't have done that....
  16. StormBringer

    StormBringer TS Maniac Posts: 2,244

    Good luck and hope all goes well for you.

    I was going to share some words of wisdom with you on this momentous occasion but I don't have any so as you set off into your new life I'll just say: ...And so, it begins....
  17. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    All of this time.... where have U been??


    I have always been here.....;)
  18. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +421

    Heh, I didn't even notice that. (seriously). I felt I should say something to Rick, but couldn't think of anything to say :)
  19. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Posts: 1,959   +217

    Best of luck Rick!
  20. RustyZip

    RustyZip TechSpot Paladin Posts: 322

    Rick, with that girlfriend around, you won't be here hardly ever, take from me, computers & women don't mix...:p ;)

    Hope you come back soon....
  21. Nick

    Nick TS Rookie Posts: 185

    good luck rick in california, by the way you can always send that computer over to me, it would make a nice home here ;)

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