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#217561 - 08/31/16 07:52 PM Member #31 returns to the Forum
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Sixteen years ago, I stumbled upon this site as a fledgling contractor and have to say that a huge part of my education came from these pages.

It's great to see this site so popular now, I don't have to ask dumb questions to stir up activity!

Long story short, I'm making a return to the electrical industry after having some unique experiences as a sound designer and technician over the last few years.

My triumphant return will be as an Inspector for 5 Star Inspections here in southern West Virginia. I'm still waiting on my license to be issued from the Fire Marshal.

Anyway, a shout out to Bill Addis and all of the other first 250 or so folks I met online here. I owe them all very much.
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#217562 - 08/31/16 08:58 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Virgil:

WELCOME BACK!!!! or, Welcome Home!!!! Your Choice.

Yes, we had many conversations (here) back in the days.

Some are still here, others are not.

Ya still have 2327 posts to your credits.

BTW,I hung up the tools back in '06, and do the AHJ thing.
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#217564 - 08/31/16 09:16 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Thanks John!
It will be great to get reacquainted with you folks here.

I'll probably still ask a few dumb questions! Some things never change! laugh

We have paid our dues; time to point at stuff and tell the young 'uns to do it better! wink
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#217565 - 09/01/16 05:48 AM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Whooohooo, welcome back!
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#217566 - 09/01/16 01:36 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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To bad NJ and WVa don't recognize licenses. Beside that, it would be on heck of a commute.

Seems to be a shortage of electrical inspectors here lately.

Take care, stay safe, and enjoy Labor Day!!
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#217568 - 09/01/16 07:46 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Welcome back Virgil from #62 thumbs clap

You'll make a fine inspector!!
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#217575 - 09/02/16 10:14 AM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Welcome back Virgil
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#217583 - 09/05/16 01:28 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky66wv]
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Nice to hear from you Virgil!!

Good Luck with your new Job. I'm sure with your attention to detail you'll do fine.

cheers

Bill
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#217599 - 09/10/16 05:35 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: Admin]
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Good to read you again Virgil, hope the world has treated you kindly

~S~
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#217814 - 11/26/16 07:26 PM Re: Member #31 returns to the Forum [Re: sparky]
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Virgil,
Awesome to see you posting again!
Glad you made it back here.

Cheers,
Trumpy. cheers
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