Let's get to know eachother.

lil squirt

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Former Beach Bum, now in Stoney Creek
#1
Since the forum has been pretty slow, I thought it might be fun to get to know eachother a bit better.

All you do is copy and paste, then change the answers to your own. If there is a question you don't want to answer, just leave it blank. No big deal.

1) Your name.
Annette

2) Age.
29

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes, 3 1/2 years. Had the reception at the Hamilton Beach Resue Unit

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
26 years. I lived their from the time I was born, until I got married.

5) Where do you live now?
Stoney Creek.

6) How often do you visit the board?
At least once a day to check up on you guys. :)

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Churchill


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Walk, Internet, Read, Watch TV a little bit

9) What is your occupation.
Accounts Receivable. I work for a company that rents knives to Restaurants and Grocery Stores, butcher shops etc.... We also sell any product you can think of to go along with those places. We also sell to the public

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
I like that, pretty much everyone know everyone. People watch out for each other and their property.
And, I am proud of the fact that Hamiltons Own Santa Clause lives there. All the work he does amazes me.
 
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scotto

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Feb 15, 2004
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#2
Soooo many questions, I will try though :p


1) Your name.
Scott (now everyone knows my real name)

2) Age.
Old, no older than that, you lose track after a while, you will see.

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes, I'm supposed to remember how long, my wife does that!

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
More than 40 years, maybe longer, Ok 45 years, maybe longer.

5) Where do you live now?
Still on the Beach.

6) How often do you visit the board?
Depends, I will check a few times a day, unless there are posts to reply to, then more.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
I went to Cathedral, Delta and Sir John A. MacDonald, ran out of time or I would of went to more.

8) what do you do in your spare time.
I don't have spare time, work, fix cars, woodworking, hang around the Rescue Unit and get abused by Chuck. :D

9) What is your occupation.
My job is kind of an up and down thing.

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
There is lots of room, for now anyway. The Path, everytime I use it, I need atleast two bags to clean up the mess from my dog, I think he waits until I take him there, then look out. :dancedude

Scotto
 
#3
About me...

1) Your name.
Bobby Finch

2) Age.
27

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Nope, got a lovely girlfriend, though :)

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
27 years

5) Where do you live now?
Beach

6) How often do you visit the board?
1-3 times a week

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Churchill


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Walking, reading, rollerblading, talking politics, mingle with family/friends, play SimCity, nap, cruise the mean streets of Hamilton

9) What is your occupation.
Marketing Coordinator

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
The fact we are "away" but close enough to the city; the beach path, the history, the spectacular snowstorms we get in the winter :)
 
#4
1) Your name.

Steve

2) Age. 38

3) Are you married? If so how long.

yes. 14yrs

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?

38 yrs

5) Where do you live now?

Beach

6) How often do you visit the board?

now & then

7)What Highschool did you go to?

Delta


8) what do you do in your spare time.

Music, Read, Collect U2

9) What is your occupation.

Information Technology

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.

Lake Ontario
:wavey:
 

Jude

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Apr 4, 2004
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#5
1) Your name.
Jody

2) Age.
soon to be 34

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Not married

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
2 years. My parents were born and raised on the strip

5) Where do you live now?
Beach Blvd near Fifth Ave

6) How often do you visit the board?
Almost everyday

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Central/Burlington


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Read, Internet, hang with friends/family

9) What is your occupation.
Flatbed dispatcher for a trucking company. I like to refer to it as glorified babysitter/travel agent lol

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
That my family grew up here. Both my mom and grandma still live on the strip. And the fact that we are our own little community tucked under the bridge lol
 

shamsson

Registered User
Jul 30, 2004
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#6
Jude said:
1) Your name.
Abeed

2) Age.
28

3) Are you married? If so how long.
9 months

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
Never but my dad owned a variety store next to dynes...So I spent a considerable amount of time there (10 years) and became an honorary beach bum.

5) Where do you live now?
USA

6) How often do you visit the board?
3-4 times a week

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Applewood Heights in Mississauga.


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Read, Internet, hang with friends/family.

9) What is your occupation.
Business Owner.

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
The community is very welcoming and tight knit. Friendly people and always feel at home.
 

TC

Administrator & Honorary Beach Bum
Feb 16, 2004
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#7
1) Your name.
TC - Terminally Crazy AKA Scott

2) Age.
40 something :bang:

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes. You'd have to ask my wife. . . seems like a life time to me

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
Never, but I am an honorary Beach Bum

5) Where do you live now?
KY - The Jelly State. lol

6) How often do you visit the board?
When I get a chance.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
I played hookie alot. :inn:

8) what do you do in your spare time.
I'm on the internet alot, but it's more work than play these days.

9) What is your occupation.
IT Professional

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Never been there, sounds like a nudie bar. lol j/k :p
 

Scuba Steve

Registered User
Oct 1, 2004
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#8
1) Your name.
Steve

2) Age.
19

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Nope.

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
6 months now.


5) Where do you live now?
Still the beach, beside the store

6) How often do you visit the board?
quite often actually, the games are way too addicting

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Aldershot


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Work on cars, drive around, visit tim hortons...my home away from home

9) What is your occupation.
Sears Electronics Sales Associate

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
The tight-knit family we have on this website :tbu:
 
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Crawfish

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Dec 1, 2004
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#9
1) Your name.
Keith

2) Age.
66
3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes, 41 years
4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
20 Years. From 1938 to 1958


5) Where do you live now?
Longueuil, Quebec

6) How often do you visit the board?
Once a day since I joined.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Cathedral, Saltfleet


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Woodwork, walk, ski, bike, tour in motorhome, photography.

9) What is your occupation.
Retired

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Used to love living close to nature and in a small community. Also, when I grew up, the Eaton's Santa Claus lived next door to me (Mr. Crofton).
 

Kellins

Registered User
Feb 22, 2005
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1)Your name.
Merle

2)Age.
55

3)Are you married? If so how long.
33 years in April

4)How long have/did you live on the beach.
about 1951? to 1970

5)Where do you live now?
close by

6)How often do you visit the board?
whenever I get a chance

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Delta

8)What do you do in your spare time?
My kids are grown and I still havn't found any spare time but I like to travel

9)What is your occupation?
Nursing, I work with the wonderful elderly

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip?
I always loved the closeness and the sence of security. The beach is a community in itself and I hope it never changes.
 

BFD

Registered User
Mar 30, 2005
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Burlington
#12
1) Your name.
Brian

2) Age.
31

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yeah, right.

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
2 years

5) Where do you live now?
Beach

6) How often do you visit the board?
Maybe once a week or so.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
M.M. Robinson in Burlington


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Sleep, drink, play guitar, baseball, other uh...stuff.

9) What is your occupation.
Courier

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Not really being a part of Hamilton, just our own community.
 

smr714

RIP July 1969-April, 2009
Mar 15, 2004
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#13
1) Your name.
Shannon

2) Age.
35

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Nope, I have been able to avoid that so far.

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
1 year

5) Where do you live now?
Beach

6) How often do you visit the board?
Every few days

7)What Highschool did you go to?
R.H King C.I in Scarborough


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Internet Junkie, read, etc

9) What is your occupation.
Human Rights for a Union

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Looking out my patio doors every morning and seeing the lake.
 

Collings

Registered User
Dec 24, 2004
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#14
1) Your name.
Bob Collings

2) Age.
51

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Not any more..might do it again though....

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
1960-1970

5) Where do you live now?
Winnipeg,Manitoba

6) How often do you visit the board?
Whenever I remember to.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Delta


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Cycle, Internet, Read, Watch TV a little bit cook and spend time with my kids and girlfriend

9) What is your occupation.
Manager & National Sales, Rental Dept. Inland Audio Visual

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
What a great place to grow up...rode my motorcycle pn the beach in the summer..and in the winters in the late 60's my father and I drove his airboat up and down the beach at 50+mph...( not sure we would get away with that now...lol..)
 

randy mattinson

Registered User
May 3, 2004
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toronto
#15
) Your name.
randy

2) Age.
40

3) Are you married? If so how long.
no

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
20yrs.

5) Where do you live now?
toronto.

6) How often do you visit the board?
one or twice a week.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
DELTA


8) what do you do in your spare time.
read, hike, inline, sleep, dinner parties.

9) What is your occupation.
sales management, and new employee development.

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Growing up down there was amazing, never a lack of anything to do, swimming in the summer time down behind the laings to the later yr beach parties behind the dynes.
I miss it and my friends a great deal.

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H2O RSQ

HBRU Moderator
Jul 16, 2004
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#16
1) Your name.
Charlie----(Chuck Jr.)-(SHHHHHH don't tell anyone)

2) Age.
33

3) Are you married? If so how long.
yes Wow over 6 years now (seems longer) (hi lisa :kiss: )

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
27yrs.

5) Where do you live now?
Barton & gray Rd.

6) How often do you visit the board?
all the time.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Parkview

8) what do you do in your spare time.
Bike,golf,hockey,and try to avoid work.

9) What is your occupation.
Parts Rep. For a ford Dealer.

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
all fun times as a kid......What do i miss the most?...The H.B.R.U
:rock:
 

eeoj

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Dec 24, 2004
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#17
1) Your name.
Elise
2) Age.
41 (42 in a week!!! :-( )

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes, 13 years.

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
7 years. Moved to Nova Scotia when I was 7.

5) Where do you live now?
Connecticut
6) How often do you visit the board?
Monthly
7)What Highschool did you go to?
HS in N.S.

8) what do you do in your spare time.
Sleep- with a family and full time school, free time is a rarity.
9) What is your occupation.
Registered Nurse

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
Having a beach in the back yard. I was too young then to appreciate it though. I can remember sitting with my Dad in the van during lightening storms and watching the arcs over the lake. Amazing sight!!
 

waffle

Registered User
Aug 2, 2005
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#19
1) Your name.
Craig

2) Age.
39

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Yes, 10 years this Oct

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
17 years, moved to Burlington so mom could be closer to work. We started out on Bells lane then moved to 609

5) Where do you live now?
Waterdown.

6) How often do you visit the board?
evry few days

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Delta, Aldershot in Burlington


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Bike, play with my kids, soccer, hockey and football dad ( and the mom comes too)

9) What is your occupation.
Paramedic in Halton

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
I liked the fact that I had the worlds largest pool in my back yard, I also loved all the trees to climb and all the kids around to play nicky nine doors and garden rade and climb on the school roof etc.......... Some of you may remember climbing on the garage roof behind my house and getting an earfull from my mom LOL
 

BeckyS

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May 29, 2005
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1) Your name.
Becky

2) Age.
28

3) Are you married? If so how long.
Nope... recently single, actually. ^_^

4)How long have/did you live on the beach?
About a month.

5) Where do you live now?
Er... is this a trick question? Across from the school....

6) How often do you visit the board?
Almost every day.

7)What Highschool did you go to?
Glendale (Go Bears! or something...)


8) what do you do in your spare time.
Play the piano, crochet, watch movies (Spaceballs is on TBS right now), internet, ride my bike, and rollerskate (just as soon as my skates arrive... soon, very soon)

9) What is your occupation.
Private music teacher, and part time bookseller.

10)What do you like most about the Beach Strip.
The Path. And who wouldn't want to live across the street from the Beach? (those who have it in the backyard, I guess)
 
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