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hi I'm the new guy. I started using red hat dual booted wit 98 back in the day. I have been using Linux on and off since then. I was in a bad accident 8 years ago spent 43 days in icu had a brain injury broke 9 ribs a collar bone a wrist and my left foot was all but torn off.IT was my second broken back also some internal injuries in all it took multiple surgeries and 4 years to heal. anyway i was able to keep my job as a windows system administrator. it just takes me longer to get things done and I ask a lot more questions. at 62 i am thinking of retiring in the next 2 years .
 
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Welcome aboard!

I was in a spectacular wreck (as a passenger) and got right messed up, the worst was a broken femur but I broke a bunch of other bits of my body. It only took one surgery, but they want to do another. I'm good without it.

I am the age where you will (perhaps) retire, but many of our members are older.

(Thanks for posting the intro. We're a pretty relaxed forum, full of character and characters.)
 

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And I award beers as often as likes, I make a palatable home brew.

G'day @bartman59 and welcome - David @KGIII and I are both 57ers, and we are still considered young'uns by some :)

Enjoy

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G'day bartman,Welcome to linux.org

There wasn't much else of you to break !

Hang in there. The people here welcome you.
 

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Welcome to the forums young'en
[from one of the slightly older members]
 

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Welcome aboard Glad you made it through the worst and are able to still function. Enjoy each day it's a great gift!
 
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