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    Hello from the Sponge Coast of Florida

    Been reading the posts on this forum and watching the YouTube videos, I think I have caught the bug. Very impressed with how friendly folks are here, have to say it is the most well behaved of all the forums I frequent. Not sure if everyone's intention is to share their knowledge or their addiction but I guess I will give it a go.

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    Hello from the Sponge Coast of Florida

    Welcome from Florida's Gold Coast!
    Mike
    "Life is a Project!"

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    Hello! Welcome from the Space Cost. I hope to see you out hanging some day.

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    Welcome aboard from Lakeland.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Senior Member Floridahanger's Avatar
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    And, yet another in Florida. Welcome from the tourist coast in Volusia County.
    You must visit us in Ocala at the 4th Annual Florida Hang next January or many of the smaller group hangs we have in this wonderful state.
    Enjoy and have fun with your family, before they have fun without you

    My fantastic Photographer wife: http://www.capturedhearts-photography.com

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    Welcome from the First Coast!
    Something hidden. Go and find it. Go, and look behind the Ranges. Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you . . . Go! - Rudyard Kipling

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    Hello from the Sponge Coast of Florida

    All this "Xxxxx" Coast business, probably sounds ludicrous to someone in Nebraska.
    Mike
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    Welcome from the Disney Coast!

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    Prefers life at 12 MPH. FLRider's Avatar
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    Welcome from the University Coast!
    "Just prepare what you can and enjoy the rest."
    --Floridahanger

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    Thanks for the warm welcomes. The "sponge coast" is kind of an inside thing for those who know about Tarpon Springs. Many people do not realize natural sponges are harvested from the ocean, or in our case the Gulf of Mexico. Tarpon Springs was known at one time as being the sponge capital of the world. My high school football team was known as the Fighting Spongers. When I was in the military I had to remove my high school ring because I got tired of explaining what a fighting sponger was. And yes that was probably too much information.

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