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Hey guys, I'm new here! This place looks to be a pretty cool community and I really hope to learn from you guys while I work out how I'm going to build my next computer.
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I'm starting a new job in Texas next week. Driving down from MN this weekend. It's in Victoria. What part are you in?
 
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Welcome......
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Welcome to OCN! I used to live in Texas, the greatest country in the world wink.gif The military has me elsewhere right now, but i'll be back.
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Originally Posted by Prophet4NO1 View Post

I'm starting a new job in Texas next week. Driving down from MN this weekend. It's in Victoria. What part are you in?

My grandparents live near Victoria, I think you'll like it. Good luck getting used to the heat/humidity coming from MN though!
Edited by Krulani - 4/23/14 at 8:01am
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Love it hot. Hate the cold. Spend last year commuting from MN to ND working the Bakken oil Shale. Coming down there for more money to do the same work. And no winter! 100 degree day in the Bakken was a lot better than a -30 degree day. lol
 
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Welcome! I too am from Texas! I currently live in Lake Jackson. There is a lot to learn from these forums.. I can honestly say I have learned a whole lot from here. It helped me majorly when transitioning to my new job as a service technician. So soak up all the knowledge you want!
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So true. People complain that Texas doesn't have seasons...Texas has multiple seasons per day tongue.gif There are some days in the winter you'll leave your house needing a coat, and by 10 it's 90+ degrees, then it'll rain, then 90+ with humidity, etc.

@Jonu, OCN is great, and it's even better now that you're here. When you start getting serious about building your new computer, try and see if anyone on OCN has done a build log using your case and/or components. I've learned SO much perusing every Caselabs S3 build log i could find. I get home from deployment tomorrow (YES!), and can't wait to get started on mine. I've had all the parts staged for over a month now, hehe.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Krulani View Post

So true. People complain that Texas doesn't have seasons...Texas has multiple seasons per day tongue.gif There are some days in the winter you'll leave your house needing a coat, and by 10 it's 90+ degrees, then it'll rain, then 90+ with humidity, etc.

@Jonu, OCN is great, and it's even better now that you're here. When you start getting serious about building your new computer, try and see if anyone on OCN has done a build log using your case and/or components. I've learned SO much perusing every Caselabs S3 build log i could find. I get home from deployment tomorrow (YES!), and can't wait to get started on mine. I've had all the parts staged for over a month now, hehe.

Texas is bipolar and it's weather is proof!
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Welcome! This is definitely a great place to find information and get any help you need when building and/or upgrading your PC.

I'm from Texas too, born and raised. Though unfortunately, for right now, I live in El Paso. This is not the place you want to go if coming to Texas. We plan on heading back to Austin in a couple of years, as that's where we went after I got out of the Army. Very nice city, and a lot of opportunity in the I.T. field.
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