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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by bblhd672 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:26 am

jmorris wrote:Got my badges today. No names? IIRC the ones for Houston had your name.
I was surprised that the “badge” was a generic piece of printed paper. I thought it would have name and membership level at least.


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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by extremist » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:41 am

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jmorris wrote:Got my badges today. No names? IIRC the ones for Houston had your name.
I was surprised that the “badge” was a generic piece of printed paper. I thought it would have name and membership level at least.
I understand - lots of costs savings doing it this way. What's nice is there are two sides to the badge, so you can insert your business card or NRA membership card on the opposite side to display :hurry:

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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by Bruin98 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 8:58 am

For all you out of towners, the DART line is nowhere near as complicated as it looks. The orange, red and blue lines all run directly through downtown and all 3 stop at the Convention Center. Then you walk a little over 150 yards (under a cover) and boom you are right there.

The green line is a little complicated. You have two options:
1. Get off at the West End and wait 5-10 minutes for a blue, red, orange train to pick you up and take you to the Convention Center.
2. Get off at the West End and walk. It's an easy walk if you are in any kind of walking shape. Personally, I'd wait for the train, but the walk won't kill you.

Just a heads up that the West End Station is one of the busiest stops on the train. It's got an interesting assortment of people waiting for the train, loitering or just living there.

Trust me--my 4 year old and 8 year old can get anywhere on DART. (I'm actually concerned they may try to catch the bus that comes by our house and runaway one day because they have that system figured out.)

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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by bblhd672 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:08 am

Bruin98 wrote:For all you out of towners, the DART line is nowhere near as complicated as it looks. The orange, red and blue lines all run directly through downtown and all 3 stop at the Convention Center. Then you walk a little over 150 yards (under a cover) and boom you are right there.

The green line is a little complicated. You have two options:
1. Get off at the West End and wait 5-10 minutes for a blue, red, orange train to pick you up and take you to the Convention Center.
2. Get off at the West End and walk. It's an easy walk if you are in any kind of walking shape. Personally, I'd wait for the train, but the walk won't kill you.

Just a heads up that the West End Station is one of the busiest stops on the train. It's got an interesting assortment of people waiting for the train, loitering or just living there.

Trust me--my 4 year old and 8 year old can get anywhere on DART. (I'm actually concerned they may try to catch the bus that comes by our house and runaway one day because they have that system figured out.)
Thanks. I'm working out how to take the train from Ft. Worth, then catch DART to the convention center.


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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by montgomery » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:15 am

Bruin98 wrote:For all you out of towners, the DART line is nowhere near as complicated as it looks. The orange, red and blue lines all run directly through downtown and all 3 stop at the Convention Center. Then you walk a little over 150 yards (under a cover) and boom you are right there.

The green line is a little complicated. You have two options:
1. Get off at the West End and wait 5-10 minutes for a blue, red, orange train to pick you up and take you to the Convention Center.
2. Get off at the West End and walk. It's an easy walk if you are in any kind of walking shape. Personally, I'd wait for the train, but the walk won't kill you.

Just a heads up that the West End Station is one of the busiest stops on the train. It's got an interesting assortment of people waiting for the train, loitering or just living there.

Trust me--my 4 year old and 8 year old can get anywhere on DART. (I'm actually concerned they may try to catch the bus that comes by our house and runaway one day because they have that system figured out.)
Thank you brother!


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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by Bruin98 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:57 pm

bblhd672 wrote:
Bruin98 wrote:For all you out of towners, the DART line is nowhere near as complicated as it looks. The orange, red and blue lines all run directly through downtown and all 3 stop at the Convention Center. Then you walk a little over 150 yards (under a cover) and boom you are right there.

The green line is a little complicated. You have two options:
1. Get off at the West End and wait 5-10 minutes for a blue, red, orange train to pick you up and take you to the Convention Center.
2. Get off at the West End and walk. It's an easy walk if you are in any kind of walking shape. Personally, I'd wait for the train, but the walk won't kill you.

Just a heads up that the West End Station is one of the busiest stops on the train. It's got an interesting assortment of people waiting for the train, loitering or just living there.

Trust me--my 4 year old and 8 year old can get anywhere on DART. (I'm actually concerned they may try to catch the bus that comes by our house and runaway one day because they have that system figured out.)
Thanks. I'm working out how to take the train from Ft. Worth, then catch DART to the convention center.
Not much different. But i dont know where train picks up in ft worth.

TRE ends at Union Station in Dallas though. Convention is one stop south.

Get on any train you want. Southbound trains pick up on TRE side of track so you can almost stand still after exiting TRE.

You could walk it if weather is nice.

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Post by Grundy1133 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:09 pm

got my badge in the mail today. :hurry:
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Post by strogg » Thu Apr 19, 2018 9:52 pm

Still waiting for my badge...

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Post by Grundy1133 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 10:19 pm

strogg wrote:Still waiting for my badge...
I'm unimpressed with it lol. the sleeve is nice but the badge itself just says "NRA Dallas 2018" very generic.
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Post by strogg » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:00 pm

Grundy1133 wrote:I'm unimpressed with it lol. the sleeve is nice but the badge itself just says "NRA Dallas 2018" very generic.
If mine never comes, can you make a photocopy for me? :biggrinjester:

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Post by Grundy1133 » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:03 pm

strogg wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:I'm unimpressed with it lol. the sleeve is nice but the badge itself just says "NRA Dallas 2018" very generic.
If mine never comes, can you make a photocopy for me? :biggrinjester:
sure but it'll cost ya. :biggrinjester:
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Post by sbrawley » Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:19 pm

Grundy1133 wrote:
strogg wrote:
Grundy1133 wrote:I'm unimpressed with it lol. the sleeve is nice but the badge itself just says "NRA Dallas 2018" very generic.
If mine never comes, can you make a photocopy for me? :biggrinjester:
sure but it'll cost ya. :biggrinjester:
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Re: NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by cyphertext » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:46 am

Grundy1133 wrote:
strogg wrote:Still waiting for my badge...
I'm unimpressed with it lol. the sleeve is nice but the badge itself just says "NRA Dallas 2018" very generic.
So there is no name, number, barcode, or any other identifier? Not sure I understand the point of it... seems it would have been easier and cheaper to just show my membership card.

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Post by Beiruty » Fri Apr 20, 2018 9:55 am

I will custom make digitally printed color super jumbo mumbo "My name is" at $5 a pop. For CHL forum members, you get $2 off as long as you donate the $2 to NRA. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :patriot:
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Post by jason812 » Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:48 am

Beiruty wrote:I will custom make digitally printed color super jumbo mumbo "My name is" at $5 a pop. For CHL forum members, you get $2 off as long as you donate the $2 to NRA. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :patriot:
I'll pay full price if you can put a badge on it too :biggrinjester:

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