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Torch 9800
Northern California
Been with the same woman since 1983, she asked me to marry her in 1984. We have two great kids, a son and daughter. Daughter has been accepted to, and is attending California State University at Stanislaus . Our son has Asperger's Syndrome, also considered by some as High Functioning Autism. He graduated High School in general population, that was a long and hard row to hoe, and we allowed him to take a semester off. We are getting him into Columbia University. He doesn't do well with crowds, loud noises, and in his words, "stupid people". But when he comes to me and my wife to tell us something, we stop what we are doing (mute the TV, Put down the book, etc.) just to hear everything he says because you just never know what treasures will come out of his mind. Children with these austic conditions seem to be the purest, free thinking individuals because they are not hampered by what is "politically correct" for the current times. They will say things that make you think because they do not feel hampered by society. Yes they are influenced by those that are working with them but those that work with them are always changed forever by interacting with these children and young adults. You walk away seeing the world differently, realizing that there are more important things to life than just surviving...
Left law enforcement after 21 years to try and start my own business. It failed after a year because the trucking industry felt the economic fall first, but you never know if you don't try...spent all my retirement money supporting my family. home, and business.
Involved in a motorcycle accident in 2007 that left me physically unable to continue in law enforcement. I've got plates and pins in my left ankle, left collar bone, and left shoulder blade. My doctor said that he had never seen a shattered shoulder blade before, and during my surgery, there were five different doctors that came by to see what one looked like. I was lucky to have one of the best doctors on the west coast. Oh yeah, my spleen ruptured eight days after my accident while I was in intensive care. That's when I nearly died because they had a hard time finding enough A+ blood. Spent a month in intensive care before I could come home.
State disability payments sent us into a financial spin and ruined our credit. Cannot even get back on our feet financially after my accident. Living on State disability is impossible if you have a family and co-own your home with the bank. Went to work 12 weeks earlier than my doctor wanted, but I had to support my family. Had to sell our home. 20K less than what we bought if for. Well, at least I'm still alive. Now I'm a foreman and work for a company that makes US Grade AA butter for the Western United States.
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  1. m7mdnf
    m7mdnf liked post by ghostryder On thread : Official OS for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 from Bharti Airtel
    Strangest thing just happened. I downloaded this OS and deleted the vendor file yesterday. Just a while ago, I plugged in my Torch and the DM automatically opened. I noticed that DM was advising that...
    Liked On: 11-16-2014, 03:35 AM
  2. merlin29
    merlin29 liked post by ghostryder On thread : Thread replies unintelligible
    Hi Merlin, that was a spammer and they have been banned. Thanks for letting us know as we try to keep a tight handle on these type of violators.
    Liked On: 02-11-2013, 01:48 AM
  3. Dejayb Burnell
    Dejayb Burnell liked post by ghostryder On thread : How To Sideload Android Apps On The BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0
    Looks good ice, thanks for putting this together.
    Liked On: 01-07-2013, 05:56 AM
  4. Harmeling68
    Harmeling68 liked post by ghostryder On thread : Help with download OS.
    Thanks Harmeling68 (, you're exactly right, Ukkram, click on the All-in-One icon and it will give you complete instructions
    Liked On: 11-15-2012, 02:38 PM
  5. Harmeling68
    Harmeling68 liked post by ghostryder On thread : Bluetooth not working
    Ok, start from the beginning please. what did you do before the Bluetooth stopped working? You said something about the phone was wiped and now Bluetooth is not working. So tell us what the wipe was...
    Liked On: 11-08-2012, 09:32 AM
  6. BarbJones
    BarbJones liked post by ghostryder On thread : Changing Default Text Input to Numbers in Curve
    Hang on bro, trying to get the correct steps for you.
    Liked On: 11-02-2012, 07:03 AM
  7. Joe Jerde
    Joe Jerde liked post by ghostryder On thread : Curver 9360 Browser problem
    How long has this been going on? Since you dl the 7.1 OS? and what OS is it? We'll start there and see what's what AS a matter of fact, here's how to check what OS you have installed to your...
    Liked On: 10-30-2012, 03:19 PM
  8. bachtiarardy
    bachtiarardy liked post by ghostryder On thread : OS FOR Torch Blackberry 9800
    Good, just checking to make sure your Blackberry is in good shape.
    Liked On: 10-30-2012, 05:16 AM
  9. Joe Jerde
    Joe Jerde liked post by ghostryder On thread : help me
    Well, I've seen this error related to OS5 devices and OS7 devices so I think that it does not matter what model. It's specific to a .cod file that got corrupted somehow so it doesn't matter the...
    Liked On: 10-29-2012, 07:30 PM
  10. Ukkram
    Ukkram liked post by ghostryder On thread : Help with download OS.
    Thanks Harmeling68 (, you're exactly right, Ukkram, click on the All-in-One icon and it will give you complete instructions
    Liked On: 10-29-2012, 09:59 AM
  11. Joe Jerde
    Joe Jerde liked post by ghostryder On thread : Curver 9360 Browser problem
    That's great. I've heard of this issue before when trying to get to BBOS and this always seems to get it going. Glad I could help.
    Liked On: 10-28-2012, 08:58 PM
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    kesrimalpindel liked post by ghostryder On thread : All In One Guide - How To Upgrade Your Device - with Pictures & Videos
    What issues are you having Alex?
    Liked On: 09-27-2012, 12:04 PM
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    Dancellcover liked post by ghostryder On thread : bold 9780
    6.1 is actually 7.0. All BB devices made prior to RIMs release of the newest phones with 7.0 cannot be updated to 7.0. It is their new platform. We will just have to be happy with 6.0 or buy a new...
    Liked On: 08-10-2012, 02:59 AM
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    Joe Jerde liked post by ghostryder On thread : On the Verge of Buying a Playbook
    You're right, this site's owner, Joe, as built an impressive forum dedicated to and for BlackBerry users. As well as obtaining a team of writers, bloggers, and moderators that are easy to get along...
    Liked On: 08-06-2012, 04:19 PM
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    ignites liked post by ghostryder On thread : How to unlock BlackBerry Bold 9930/9900
    First, you can get a free unlock code from here. They are a straight forward company and I got my unlock code in about an hour, but they say that it could take 24...
    Liked On: 08-02-2012, 12:21 AM
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