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Gents, we have an issue to address

 

This forum has become a very large subforum that is almost impossible to maintain. So I want to take a moment to lay out what this section was meant to be...it is meant as a place to show your latest finds of many categories. For example, the misc haul from the gun show or flea market. We're seeing a lot of single items here, such as a helmet or a uniform. Those would best be posted in the appropriate subforums of those categories, it would maximize views and replies from collectors who share your interests

 

We mods try to sort through this place periodically and move old, single item/type item posts to the appropriate subforum so they can be archieved for future reference. However, as you can see by the 212+ pages, we just can't keep up between our regular subforum duties and out personal lives and careers. Please help us control this place by limiting your posts to assortments, misc, etc, and posting individual items, even if a new find, in the appropriate subforums

 

Thanks

-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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We also have a section for GROUPINGS should anyone come home with a batch of items all from the same individual or unit.

 

Thanks for helping to keep the Forum organized! We certainly want people to be able to find your treasures on here long after you've brought them home and shared them with us.

Gil Burket
Omaha, NE
Specializing in Fakes and Reproductions
of the Vietnam War

burkcats@hotmail.com

 

"One is easily fooled by that which one loves."

 

Moliere: Tartuffe

 

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We're not seeing an improvement, gents. Consider this fair notice, if this gets any more out of hand this forum will be shut down, the threads sorted, and the subforum itself removed

-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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might I add, that following the suggestions on this link... http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/ind...?showtopic=5573 also aids greatly in the Mods' ability to sort and control this forum

-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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Gentlemen...due to the lack of improvement in the above mentioned areas, the administration has set a 30 Day limit on this forum. Similar to the for sale forums, after 30 days of inactivity, your post will be deleted. We highly encourage you to post your items in the appropriate subforum category instead, for longevity and use to future researchers.

-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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ALSO...single item posts here are likely to be moved to their appropriate subforum as soon as mods see them to reduce clutter and attempt to preserve them for future use.

-Brig
GySgt/USMC/0369
RSU-Quantico


"FOR OUR TOMORROWS, THEY GAVE THEIR TODAYS"
RIP
Sgt Jesse 'Jeff Nasty' Balthaser
Sgt John P Huling
Cpl Carlos 'Gilo Monster' Gilorozco
Cpl Stephen C 'Socks' Sockalosky
LCpl Joshua A 'Scottie' Scott
LCpl Jason Lee 'Birdman' Frye
LCpl Nicolas B Morrison
LCpl Jon T Hicks
LCpl Osbrany 'Oz' Montes De Oca
Pvt Lewis T D Calapini
'The SOI 5'

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It has been over 3 years since this post has been "bumped". Daniel and I have been trying to move items from the "latest finds" section to the appropriate areas. There are a LOT of posts in this section that are specific items such as a purple heart or a group of patches.

 

If you have a specific item, please post it in the appropriate area instead of the "latest finds" section.

 

...Kat

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Thanks for all your help!

 

We are trying to keep this lovely place as user friendly as possible!

 

-Daniel

Actively collecting:

13th USAAF uniforms and groups/medal groups!

307th BG, 5th BG, 11th BG, 42nd BG

Also looking for:

WWII Far East Air Force uniforms/groups!

Any Pacific Army Air Force Groups to 5th, 7th, 10th, 14th, 20th AAF

Collecting CBI and ATC Pacific Army Air Force groups

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I recently, intentionally, misused the latest finds forum. I started a thread in our 19th century forum for an ID'd Span-Am group that I recently obtained. I think it sat there for almost a week with no comments, so I posted a shorter version with a link in latest finds. Here it received several comments in short order. While I read the newly posted threads, I understand that some of our members look through particular forums first. I think latest finds is one of the most popular and receives much of the attention of our members.

 

Do the items posted in latest finds still disappear after 30 days? I think that is a great idea and would help clean-up that forum.

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View my website honoring the men and women of Indiana: http://indianavets.wix.com/indiana-at-war and follow my updates on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/IndianaModernAgeofWar/
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I recently, intentionally, misused the latest finds forum. I started a thread in our 19th century forum for an ID'd Span-Am group that I recently obtained. I think it sat there for almost a week with no comments, so I posted a shorter version with a link in latest finds. Here it received several comments in short order. While I read the newly posted threads, I understand that some of our members look through particular forums first. I think latest finds is one of the most popular and receives much of the attention of our members.

 

Do the items posted in latest finds still disappear after 30 days? I think that is a great idea and would help clean-up that forum.

 

 

They do not disappear per se'

 

They get sorted to their appropriate topics.

 

That's what Kat and I and other curators are working on....as well as getting rid of all the dead photo links :blink:

Actively collecting:

13th USAAF uniforms and groups/medal groups!

307th BG, 5th BG, 11th BG, 42nd BG

Also looking for:

WWII Far East Air Force uniforms/groups!

Any Pacific Army Air Force Groups to 5th, 7th, 10th, 14th, 20th AAF

Collecting CBI and ATC Pacific Army Air Force groups

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donation2012.gifdonation2013.gifdonation2014.gifdonation2015.gifmsg-24355-0-77312200-1449362814.gif

 

USMF's custom photo resize tool:http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/229816-custom-resize-tool-exclusively-for-the-usmf/




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They do not disappear per se'

 

They get sorted to their appropriate topics.

 

That's what Kat and I and other curators are working on....as well as getting rid of all the dead photo links :blink:

Thanks Daniel for the clarification, I thought they would be deleted from the system which would save storage.

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" We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm. "

View my website honoring the men and women of Indiana: http://indianavets.wix.com/indiana-at-war and follow my updates on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/IndianaModernAgeofWar/
Interested in US uniforms? Join the Association of American Military Uniform Collectors! http://aamuc.org/or find us on Facebook! facebook.com/AAMUC.ORG

 

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