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Old 08-02-2010, 03:36 PM #421
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And remember when the impulse and shocker had the "vision" feature with the big purple eyeball? Oh those were the days!

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Old 08-02-2010, 10:53 PM #422
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When you have fond memories of playing against Jessica Sparks..... When you've had the "Bud orr stole my design" conversation with Glen Palmer, in his shop..in person.... When you remember SC village when it was called SAT CONG VILLAGE.

When you owned a FULL AUTO paintball gun(smg 60), before semis were invented (sans rapide).

When at least two opposing players on the field at any given day had homemade bazookas.

When you've taken out an entire bunker with 6-8 players with a damn paintball gernade and a Splatmaster.
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Old 08-03-2010, 02:19 PM #423
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gator pod wasn't it?
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Old 08-03-2010, 02:25 PM #424
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Can anyone here tell me what this is and what the bumps were for??? If you can then you are probably somewhat oldschool.

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Old 08-05-2010, 07:20 PM #425
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Or when guys had apparatuses to make such a sound, allowing them to blast you on your way to rush them.
Played against the Blasters did ya !

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You owned 3 different Flex-Hones...
You knew the difference between a breech drop and a bore drop...
Idema vests,Electrical tape was everywhere, but batteries were still years away...
I still have the Hones. Me and Howdy would re hone then polish the team barrels

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You know your Old School when :

Your Squeegee collapsed into the Paint tube on your vest.
You got your harness from Idema at his store.
If you know why LaSoya got bounced from GZ .
Got banned from Wolf's Lair.
Having your remote line 15 feet long and wrapped around you so your Mag won't freeze up cause you know Rosie and Davie were coming down the tape fast.
If your Bush Master has a Nelson Frame W/ pop off grips.
If you were with Thunder Pig his last night.
Carried a spare 12gram quick change to draw players into a charge .
Are the first owner of a Termite Smith Termite Marker.
Had to do 5 steps just to load your first marker between shots.
Knew Winters when he wore pants.
Went to West Point when it was a 5-man in the woods. At Camp Smith.
If you got to play paintball free when you went whitewater rafting the day before.
Worked the same field for 22 years.
If your first big upgrade was a trigger shoe.
If you know most of the folks posting here.
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Old 08-05-2010, 09:25 PM #426
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Your gun is 10 years older than the kid you shot out.

You laugh at that way everyone fires their guns ,like they are tickling a hamster.

You call it a gun ,not a marker.
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Old 08-10-2010, 07:58 PM #427
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when paying $75.00 dollars for a case of 1500 bullseye paintballs was a deal!
Youre Pmi pump was top of the line!
You were the man cause you turned youre smg 68 into a 68 speacil!
youre feeder was nothing more then PVC Piping and epoxy glue! AKA the WEENIE FEEDER!
You still call it The survival game!
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Old 08-10-2010, 09:48 PM #428
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Bushmaster pump. 'nuff said.
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Old 08-11-2010, 05:22 PM #429
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Bushmaster pump. 'nuff said.
You are old school if you look at half these posts and laugh at how they aren't really old school.
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Old 08-27-2010, 06:43 AM #430
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not that old school, but you know what Meteor is.
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Old 08-27-2010, 12:40 PM #431
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Haha, rode in an elevator with O-paulack at 1995 San Diego NPPL. After we (teammates/friends) got out of the elevator we were like "damn dude that was O-paulack in the elevator with us!!"

How about Tui (two-eee? don't know how to spell it..), the Gardners, the girl that played on their original Americans team in mid 90's? We played All A's at San Diego in 1995, and the team Ted Kanua (spelling?) played for, can't remember?

Could bring back a lot of oldschool names from the beginning of NPPL days...

Justin
Ted played for Washington Reign also on that team was Jeremy Salm (I even went to his wedding), and thats me in my Avatar playing in San Diego 5 man. We won the am 5 man
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:47 PM #432
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WOODS BALL WORLD CUP Sepy 2010

Jerry Braun the man behind "Survival" New York is up to is old tricks!
7 teams showed for the WoodsBall worls cup!

Jerry is trying to resurect his feild and the to the now (Floridia) World cup!
not a great turn out! Especially since he and Kevin Donaldson bragged of 14 to 16 teams!
Nice try but no cigar! fell a little short of the mark!
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Old 09-12-2010, 07:43 PM #433
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Okay, here is my take on old school...

You can check the box if you know or played with the following people are:
Jamie Canavero
Scott Clayton
Dirk Gadberry
Alexander Rose
Clayton Kyle
Vu Huong
Chuck Hendsch
Steve Copeland
Magic Carpet Bob
Mark Thompson
Jed Burns
Craig Fronsoe
Emory Abo
Jeff Orr
Dave Bassman
Paul McKay
Wes Wong
Earon Carter
Kevin Donaldson
Rose and Albert
Alberto "Chino" Carbajal
Peter Bofill
Danny Bonura
Phil Hamm
Marcus Davis
John Sosta
and MANY more people I can't remember...

You are old school if all the cool mods were from stuff you bought at a hardware store, or from someone who modified your gun with parts from a hardware store.

Shot iodine pink Bulls Eye paint - but the best paint you could buy locally was orange nelson

upgrading your gun meant changing power tubes - if you know what a power tube is and remember what the numbers meant.

Remember when getting a new barrel meant buying a whole new gun?

Remember that you swore NEVER to pay $60 for a loader thinking for $60 I will just shake my gun from time to time.

Remember when players had nicknames and all teams had patches?

Going to a national tournament meant flying into some big city, driving to the middle of nowhere, parking along side of a country road and spending 3-4 days with some of the best people you will ever meet in your life?

If you were under 25 on a tournament team, you were the "kid"

remember when you had to tilt your gun up or down to make sure a ball loaded when you cocked it?

remember charging someone when you heard gas hissing from their bunker right after their last shot blooped out the barrel?

remember when the good guns cost $500 plus, and the REALLY good guns came out of a guys garage or machine shop?

remember when there were NO divisions or classes at tournaments? There was ONE tournament that EVERYONE was there to win.

remember when shooting alot of paint was considered bad play? Nobody wanted to be a "hoser".

remember ever saying you spent the day "waxing squids"?
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Old 09-14-2010, 08:27 AM #434
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^^^ Have no idea any those pple???

I'm just getting into playing with ol' skool pumps...........

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Old 09-14-2010, 08:52 AM #435
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You are old school if you look at half these posts and laugh at how they aren't really old school.
I was thinking the same thing.

To the fella that mentioned the Lasoya execution.... or anyone really.... anyone have a video link? This was all over net what seems like yesterday, and now I can't find a decently quality one that's not some dude recording his TV with a camcorder. That video makes me laugh everytime.
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Old 09-14-2010, 07:24 PM #436
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:36 PM #437
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Using glue to fix old back up gun
And its a stingray clear blue
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Old 09-15-2010, 05:40 PM #438
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Using glue to fix old back up gun
And its a stingray clear blue
More old school, when you see a clear blue stingray you can't help but say "The old black ones were a heck of a lot better. Those bodies never crack."
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:19 PM #439
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when you were the first person to own a semi at the field.
The pro shop was a wood shop.
You helped brainstorm the trigger mechanism for the Master Mine.
Speed Ball had nothing to do with paintball but would land you in jail.
barrel porting didn't exist
Your new state of the art semi came with a 12 gram quike change.
your anti double feed was a bent paper clip screwed to the side of the gun
If you had batteries in your gear bag they were in there by mistake.
Agg meant agriculture.
Smart Parts made a pump
ever used the "nail" mod to make a ProLite full auto.

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Old 09-29-2010, 01:41 AM #440
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when people are confused when they see the gun ur playin wit and wen ur pod pack holds 154 pods
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Old 09-29-2010, 05:56 AM #441
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When kids ask me if my automag is the new ion.
And when you remeber that brasseagle was some what hi-end.
Im not super old school but when I first started playing the f4 illistrator was the shizz and so was the rainmaker.
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