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The Offical " I am freakin out, checkin everyday" thread

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  • The Offical " I am freakin out, checkin everyday" thread

    Since the 1st round appears to have rolled out, and we have a celebration thread....why not this one.

    In order to post you must admit that 1) you check your app at least 5 times a day +/- ratio of 1.
    2) you check the forums an equal number of times
    3) You fully understand that this TOTALLY for fun, and was intended to provide a welcome distraction to the above two addictions.

    Hi my name is Chris and I check my app 6 times a day.....

  • #2
    Hi, I checked mine way too many times... Probably 10 times on the AFG site,
    still checking that much to see when they release official notice.

    And on here way too much. Perhaps I should consider trying to get back to work?


    • #3
      Tim: "Hello, my name is Tim and I too check my application way too much."

      The crowd: "Hi Tim."

      Tim: "Even though we recieved our award number, I still have to look at our application to see if and when we will get our SAFER." " I can't help myself, and I know that everyone else is doing it!!!!!! I just cant help myself!!!! Someone please help MEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!" (Tim falls back into his chair and sobs like a little girl who has lost her dolly)


      • #4
        What LVFD said. Me too.

        earl (I'm a man. But i can change. If you make me.--Red Greene)


        • #5
          I've been checking ours every couple of hours

          So far we are 0 for 4, hoping the fifth time's the charm.

          Applied for all new SCBA.

          Here's hoping we all get to post in the celebration thread soon
          "The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor." - Vince Lombardi


          • #6
            Thank You FEMA!

            Got the 1199A today! New air trailer for us!!!!!


            • #7
              Hi, my name is Scott and I am a checkahaulic. I really don't know how it all started. One day I finally noticed that I was addicted. My family is really concerned. It has gotten so bad that I bought a new, high powered computer and DSL (live in the country). I hope that a AFG award will help my addition.


              • #8
                Hi my name is Justin and I check my application 5 to 10 times a day & I check the forum even more than that... And I can quit anytime I want!!! As long as i get my new Pumper/Tanker!


                • #9
                  4 times before lunch and at least that many before bed. And they say crack is addictive! LOL. Congrats to the 1st timers!


                  • #10
                    Hello? My name is ........Uh.........Steve, yeah that's it. I think. You mean, other people log off and don't stare at their 1199a, waiting to see an award# magically appear? yeah, me neither...................


                    • #11
                      Tim, Scott, Chris, Justin, and everyone Else,
                      The first step in recovery is to recognize that you have a problem and need help. We know that the "street corner pushers" like onebugle, neiowa and the rest are just the trickle down from the big time dealers like ktb, bc79 and dixie--and rest assured that they are being watched!!

                      Remember--where there is help, there is hope.

                      earl (scurrying off to


                      • #12
                        Hey, Dustin here

                        Im glad im not alone here. I have no idea how many times I check but its plenty to qualify. Applied for a 3000 gal tanker for our dept. and full turnouts for a neighboring dept. I know theres plenty of time yet for awards but its scary out here in not knowing land.


                        • #13
                          It should be easier for the rest of you to logon to the grant site. Greenacres2 & I got our 1199As so we are not taking up all the bandwidth!


                          • #14
                            We need a support group leader!!!


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by jdlowndes
                              We need a support group leader!!!
                              That would be greenacres2!


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