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Old 07-17-2014, 09:56 AM - Thread Starter
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Might as well!

If any of my AVS brotheren are in my new neck of the woods... Please let me know! I'll be in Doha, but since Google Maps is telling me that it takes under 90 minutes to get to any part of Qatar from Doha, might as well open it up for the whole country.
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Old 07-17-2014, 09:57 AM - Thread Starter
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I'm in!!!! If anybody needs a ride let me know. I am willing to pick up people in Philly, DC, Boston or NY before I drive up towards Greenland and then over to Sweeden and down to Qatar.

Maybe Jeff P. can come and bring some 215s with him??????
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I'm not kidding. Trippin it to "The Sandbox Theater" sometime within the next 2 years.
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I'm not kidding. Trippin it to "The Sandbox Theater" sometime within the next 2 years.
I'm telling you man. When I get some of my GoPro vids posted, you guys are going to be lining up...

Nicest airport I've ever been through in my life...and I'd like to think I've been around the block.

Unreal how nice a lot of the places are in this area. Top notch.

The driving here is..."organic," kinda like how the water flows...lol.
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Well glad you made it over safely and are back with the full fam!!! Assuming the two little guys made it?
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Well glad you made it over safely and are back with the full fam!!! Assuming the two little guys made it?
Yeah, they made it fine. I'm trying to get my phone situation straightened out then I should be able to call you guys on the regular.
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Yeah, they made it fine. I'm trying to get my phone situation straightened out then I should be able to call you guys on the regular.
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Haha, speak a full sentence, wait a minute, hear response, repeat.
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this thread looks dead.

Austin why don't you come to KC?
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Old 10-11-2014, 02:22 AM - Thread Starter
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this thread looks dead.

Austin why don't you come to KC?
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Haha... I'm working it. Give it a few months. I gotta have bait to lure people in...
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First impromptu Qatar GTG was a success!

Grilling and talking shop with a fellow AVSer has been the highlight of my time here thus far!

Thanks for coming out @jarv i!



Funny thing is, jarvi had to travel from Afghanistan to pay me a visit..lol.

Looking forward to meeting some other HT enthusiast out here....if they exist.
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Resurrecting an old thread, but add one to the Qatar sandbox crew.


I'd love to get together if there's ever a Qatar GTG2 In fact, I'm reading about your HT18 build in the old theater as inspiration
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Resurrecting an old thread, but add one to the Qatar sandbox crew.


I'd love to get together if there's ever a Qatar GTG2 In fact, I'm reading about your HT18 build in the old theater as inspiration
Your profile says you are in Houston??? Are you out here in Qatar??? If so, yeah man... we need to get together real soon!
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Doh! Yeah I am in Doha Al Rayyan Village. Just up the road from you. It would be great to get together and talk shop!
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Doh! Yeah I am in Doha Al Rayyan Village. Just up the road from you. It would be great to get together and talk shop!
Waaahhhh!!!! Awesome man.

PM me your # and I'll give you a shout. I actually work a lot...but we'll definitely set something up very soon.
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Micro GTG round 2 going down this Sunday...lol.
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Ha! Looking forward to it
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Thanks to Austin for a warm TX welcome and some Texas sized T-bones The whole family had a great time and we're looking forward to meeting the remainder of the popalock clan

If I've ever seen someone do something for the love of it, that is Austin. Great guy and great family.
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Old 05-27-2015, 05:29 AM - Thread Starter
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Thanks to Austin for a warm TX welcome and some Texas sized T-bones The whole family had a great time and we're looking forward to meeting the remainder of the popalock clan

If I've ever seen someone do something for the love of it, that is Austin. Great guy and great family.
Thanks for the kind words man. I really do enjoy doing this stuff... Too much, some would say.

Looking forward to hanging out with you again soon. Keep an eye out for other Qatar AVS'ers.
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