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Discussion in 'New to CHUM' started by outback, Mar 3, 2005.

  1. Diver_T

    Diver_T Tiger Shark

    Welcome fsvergara! I am looking forward to hearing about your past dives and favorite places.
  2. islandboysrule

    islandboysrule New Member

    Hey Guys,
    New to the forum, originally from Trinidad and Tobago but living in Houston since 2007 (I'm Texan ;-)
    I got certified in 2015 in Aruba, since then I've dived a few place; Australia (Byron Bay), Mexico (Playa, Cozumel), Tobago, Key Marathon, Key West, Flower Gardens Banks and the usual suspects in and around Houston.

    Quite keen on underwater photography, coming from a bird photographer background....interested in catching up with others on this subject. I may even add a gallery.

  3. Heidi Ho

    Heidi Ho Grand Pooh Staff Member

    Welcome - glad you found us. Hope you can make an upcoming meeting or event.
  4. islandboysrule

    islandboysrule New Member

    Absolutely - once schedules permit!
    I will be diving at Spring Lake next weekend if anyones interested :) (probably both days testing new camera rig)
  5. Bo Dives

    Bo Dives New Member

    Hello From the DEEP South LOL The Big Island of Galveston your sister city down South, I am a H town native born and raised. Just was to far from the water ya know how it is being a diver and a Pieces to boot had to be close to the water. Ive been certified since 89' but due to life and Family responsibility's was not able to dive nearly as much as I would have liked. That being Said 2 years ago the wife and I spent 11 glorious days in Grand Cayman and when we returned not only did I have a GREAT tan but a newly certified wife and I came back Nitrox Certified to add to my Certifications .WHOOT WHOOT. We now dive as often as we can, we were diving Mammoth lakes they seem to have something going on there now. Very sad liked it much better than 288 lakes (that was a huge disappointment). Any way I have dove blue whole in Huntsville, lake Travis by Austin, Palancar reef and others around Cozumel, The devils grotto and Eden Rock and other places in Cayman always looking for a new place. Oh and I found you on a search of scuba board. Looking for new Dive buddy's and always Drinking mates. I am A DJ by trade for last 30 years Done it all from Radio to night clubs now just Weddings. I live to get wet, Looking forward to makein lots of new friends.....Cheers and lets get WET !!
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  6. StinkyDiver3521

    StinkyDiver3521 New Member

    Happy Holidays from Houston! Signed up on CHUM a few months ago but wasn't looking to become active at that time. Now would like to get into diving. Grew up with just mask and fins along S. California (Laguna, catalina, etc.) but didn't become SCUBA cert. till 2014 when I got certified in the Puget Sound. Would like to take advantage of proximity to some warmer and clearer waters. Will be hunting the boards for newbie activities in order to develop skills. Thanks for all your work in this website, posts, and memberships! -Matt
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  7. Ms KJenn Dives

    Ms KJenn Dives Tiger Shark

    Welcome to CHUM StinkyDiver3521!
    Be sure to check out our buddy board for informal get together information on diving locally. Find CHUM dive trips & events (local, regional, and international) here.
    In addition to diving, we get together socially. We meet the 3rd Thursday of the month at Jake's Sports Bar on Chimney Rock. Hope you can join us for some of our upcoming events.

  8. Sushi Boy

    Sushi Boy DAM CHUMmer

    But not in December!

    We do have a Dec social coming up at Lei Low though.
  9. Heidi Ho

    Heidi Ho Grand Pooh Staff Member

    Welcome everyone. In addition to the drinking at Lei Low, we always have a New Year's dive - we'd love to have you join us. We have a DAM CHUMMER program and the January dive is the perfect way to kick it off.
  10. watermonkee

    watermonkee CHUM Secretary Staff Member

    Welcome to new CHUMmer Patti!
  11. watermonkee

    watermonkee CHUM Secretary Staff Member

    Welcome to new CHUMmer Buffdiver!
  12. Diver_T

    Diver_T Tiger Shark

    Oh Nice!! Welcome :) Glad you found us.
  13. TxTech Diver

    TxTech Diver New Member

    Hey everyone, my name is Brett. Newly certified open water diver. Looking to get a few certifications in the next year or two so I can go dive Flower Garden. My wife and I love going to Mexico and the Caribbean. She wanted to certify with me, but we have a second little one in the oven. Looking to practice skills in the general Houston area, places like Blue Lagoon and such. I have a Bachelor's and Master's from Texas Tech. I am a Critical Care trained Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Building a house in Katy which should be done January 2018. Would definitely like to meet some dive buddies.
  14. Heidi Ho

    Heidi Ho Grand Pooh Staff Member

    Welcome Brett - we're glad you found us! Looking forward to meeting you and your little CHUMMERS soon :)
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  15. TxTech Diver

    TxTech Diver New Member

    Thanks, Heidi! I am working tonight, unfortunately, so I am unable to attend the meeting. Hope you guys have a good time tonight.
  16. Heidi Ho

    Heidi Ho Grand Pooh Staff Member

    that's ok - we have one every month! :D
  17. watermonkee

    watermonkee CHUM Secretary Staff Member

    Welcome to new registered CHUMmer Taylor Mahlandt! Come see us at our monthly meeting on 1/18/18 at Jake's Sports Bar!
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