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Hi from Upstate NY!

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Boytjie, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Boytjie

    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    Hello all! I found this site purely by accident. Glad I did! Seems like a great site to use alongside/with OB. :)
     
  2. Tom-DE

    Tom-DE Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome! Have you met Ron-NY yet?:)
     
  3. Boytjie

    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    Don't believe so...
     
  4. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Welcome to OI. Glad to have you here.
     
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    Hey, welcome! It's good to have you here. What kind of orchids do you prefer? Do you own a greenhouse? And I see you are a musician, very cool. What instruments do you play?
    Lastly......do you like beer?

    Welcome from Georgia!
     
  6. Boytjie

    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    1) Thanks! :)
    2) I have a bit of everything. I'm typically more into species. LOVE Bulbos, and have lots of other stuff, everything from Paphs to Dendrobiums to Tolumnias to a few warmth-tolerant Masdies, Dendrochilums, species Phals, mini Catts and a few smaller species Catts and Laelias, Brassavola, Tolumnias, Ascocentrum, Restrepia, Tricocentrum, Promenaea, a couple Pleuros, etc., etc. No greenhouse -- I wish -- I'm growing indoors on shelves under four banks of T5 high-output four-bulb florescents. Phew!
    3) French horn player here. I'm one of the lucky ones, with a full time orchestra job in this country.
    4) Who doesn't like beer? :p
     
  7. Tom_in_PA

    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    Welcome to OI...you will fit in just perfectly here as you love Bulbo speices and you like beer ;)
     
  8. Boytjie

    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    Thanks! I'm just a little intimidated by everyone's near-professional-quality photos. I haven't hauled out the SLR in ages; just have my little digicam. :eek:
     
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    Tom_in_PA I am not an addict

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    don't be intimidated.....my pictures suck but when I get the time to actually capture them I still post them
     
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    Welcome from steamy South Florida!

    Don't be intimidated about posting pictures. Plenty of us around here take crappy pictures.
     
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    *raises hand*

    I take some really poopy photos. I quit trying to capture the smaller bloomers, life is too short.
     
  12. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    In case you missed it, MJ is our resident welcoming committee. She also makes everything more fun.
     
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    I agree with Jon. BTW.... where is Ron? And Jean? Haven't seen either of them here in a very long time.
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Don't worry about image quality, it really is a forum about orchids.
     
  15. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Btw - Ron-NY works a lot with Glen from Piping Rock Orchids. I believe his collection may even be boarded at the nursery.

    Ron is working on his summer house, and Jean is busy with wine season, I believe.
     
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    Welcome...I am in the Saratoga Springs area...I get to Syracuse occasionally...have friends that way...are you in the city?
     
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    MJ had my first Red Stripe a couple of weeks ago...drank it in your honor :D
     
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    Alrighty! How did you like it?
     
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    Boytjie Out hiking Supporting Member

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    Hi Ron! Thanks for the message. I'm in the city of Syracuse.