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Juan Derlust

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Greetings! Welcome and a sincere good luck. There are many nice people here* and on the road. Use the search window to research how to vet travel partners, road dogs, etc. Tell us a little about yourself - where you're headed, where you've been. You can review everything everyone here has posted for what it's worth. Driving to Atlanta next month - last time was 2016, Atlanta and Savannah. Georgia is beautiful - I can't imagine why you'd want to leave.

*I'm not one of them
 
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So you are technical enough to quote and even edit the original message (a big no no in the internet community if you ask me) but you Tottaly ignored the tips about maybe introducing yourself.

Think of the recipient of your messege (us). A new member, no info, nothing specific. You basically waved at us from the window of a moving bus.

Try harder or go home?

DcHoliday77 apparently didn't edit any qoute so I reduce my assholeness to 4/10 (original msg was around 8/10). My bad.
 
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So you are technical enough to quote and even edit the original message (a big no no in the internet community if you ask me) but you Tottaly ignored the tips about maybe introducing yourself.

Think of the recipient of your messege (us). A new member, no info, nothing specific. You basically waved at us from the window of a moving bus.

Try harder or go home?
I can introduce myself.
I can hit reply and quote too.

But I haven't edited a post. Not sure where that came from.
 
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Greetings! Welcome and a sincere good luck. There are many nice people here* and on the road. Use the search window to research how to vet travel partners, road dogs, etc. Tell us a little about yourself - where you're headed, where you've been. You can review everything everyone here has posted for what it's worth. Driving to Atlanta next month - last time was 2016, Atlanta and Savannah. Georgia is beautiful - I can't imagine why you'd want to leave.

*I'm not one of them
I'm a writer and I'm looking to travel America again. I've done it 3 or 4 times. Want to get out of Georgia for a while. I want to see places but not by myself this time, maybe have some company. I'm42 and I've got an MBA.
 
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@Django : I amended my original 7-word post to include more of the stuff to draw @DcHoliday77 into our little community - they didn't edit it.

Anyway @DcHoliday77 are you interested in heading up the East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, 4 Corners, Pike's Peak, Great Lakes, Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, etc.? What's your inclination - urban enclave or as faraway remote from fellow humans as possible (excluding, of course, your travel companion)?
 
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@Django : I amended my original 7-word post to include more of the stuff to draw @DcHoliday77 into our little community - they didn't edit it.

Anyway @DcHoliday77 are you interested in heading up the East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Hawaii, Alaska Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, 4 Corners, Pike's Peak, Great Lakes, Niagara Falls, Grand Canyon, etc.? What's your inclination - urban enclave or as faraway remote from fellow humans as possible (excluding, of course, your travel companion)?

Anywhere everywhere! I want to go back to pikes peak and then all of those places. :) I prefer remote instead of urban areas.
 
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That's the spirit!

Depending on your preferred mode of travel, I'm fairly certain you can find a compatible (hopefully) drama-free companion here - & when you do be sure to write up and post pictures. A shared experience is enhanced exponentially. Being 42 and a writer with an advanced degree, I imagine you're already well aware of this.

Anyway, I for one will look forward to reading about your adventures
 
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That's the spirit!

Depending on your preferred mode of travel, I'm fairly certain you can find a compatible (hopefully) drama-free companion here - & when you do be sure to write up and post pictures. A shared experience is enhanced exponentially. Being 42 and a writer with an advanced degree, I imagine you're already well aware of this.

Anyway, I for one will look forward to reading about your adventures

Absolutely. I can't wait. 😊
 

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& try not be turned off by @Django's harsh-seeming rhetoric (or beard) - our 'community of misfit travellers' encourages everyone to conform to certain protocols, namely, not just dropping in to request information without giving anything back - just as you wouldn't show up empty-handed to a party, eat like a pig & drink like a fish without offering anything worthwhile in return. If you were born and raised in the south, I imagine you wouldn't dare exhibit such crass behavior - all based on my assumptions, of course.
 
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& try not be turned off by @Django's harsh-seeming rhetoric (or beard) - our 'community of misfit travellers' encourages everyone to conform to certain protocols, namely, not just dropping in & demanding answers without giving anything back - just as you wouldn't show up empty-handed to a party, eat like a pig & drink like a fish without offering anything worthwhile in return. If you were born and raised in the south, I imagine you wouldn't dare exhibit such crass behavior - all based on my assumptions

I understand 👍
 

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Check out some of the featured threads and the resources forum; also @Koala, @croc, & @siid's recent* travelogs are fairly compelling, even if you don't intend to hop trains or hitchhike.

Additionally, my earlier comment about not being able to imagine why you'd want to leave Georgia was uninformed - or not fully formed, rather

this site is all about travel for its own sake



*relatively
 
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