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Re: Happy 10th Birthday to Us!!


Post by RPBrown » Tue Dec 23, 2014 8:55 am

Charles, thank you for not only launching and maintaining the forum but also for all you do for our 2A rights. Your tireless efforts have helped us make great strides in getting our rights back and keeping them.

Also, thank you to the moderators for all that you do to keep the core values Charles started this forum with in tact.

Look forward to another 10 years.
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Post by eureka40 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 9:27 am

Outstanding group of folks here. Happy Birthday to all of you and thank you Charles for all of your tireless work.

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Post by Dad24GreatKids » Tue Dec 23, 2014 10:16 am

troglodyte wrote::txflag:

Thanks for making it possible Charles. Hard to believe it's been 10 years.

:iagree: And thanks to all of the Mods for keeping us civilized. :cool:
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Re: Happy 10th Birthday to Us!!


Post by joe817 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 1:26 pm

Thank you Charles for developing this forum. Through your efforts, you have brought together a great group of people with common interests who each share their unique perspectives on varied topics.

Happy Birthday to us! :txflag: :patriot:

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Post by Diesel42 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 1:59 pm

Happy Birthday!
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Post by BobCat » Tue Dec 23, 2014 2:07 pm

Charles, thank you for the Forum, the guidance, support and knowledge. Looking forward to another 10 years!
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Post by Skiprr » Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:07 pm

Couple of quick historical footnotes:

When Charles pushed the "launch" button on December 22, 2004, he expected about 250 Forum members and Texas ended that calendar year with 239,940 active CHL licensees and 1,501 instructors.

Texas ended 2013 with 708,048 active CHL licensees and 3,440 instructors.

As of yesterday, the day of the Forum's 10th anniversary, we had 15,478 members and the estimated Texas CHL count is over 811,000.

Here's a glimpse of how we've done in CHL numbers over the years (2014 is an estimate only):

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Post by Lumberjack98 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:47 pm


Thanks Charles and admins for running such a great forum!
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Post by MoJo » Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:27 pm

There are only two firearms-related forums I check daily, TexasCHLForum. com and Stoppingpower.net both are run by men of integrity, they both have similar rule sets and both have some great mods who take the job seriously. Charles, thanks for the last ten years and I am looking forward to many more. :tiphat: :thumbs2: :tiphat:
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Re: Happy 10th Birthday to Us!!


Post by TXlaw1 » Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:20 pm

What a wonderful resource for Texans who wish to preserve and exercise their Second Amendment rights to keep our citizens free and protected from evil doers. Thank you, Charles, for your leadership in this field and establishing and maintaining this forum. And thank you, forum members and participants, for all you have done to make it so good with generous contributions of your time and knowledge to all who visit here.

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