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Sun Mar 26, 2017 4:12 am

Hello there! How simply fantastic it is to make your acquaintance!

I'm one of those people who thought the Pi seemed like an awesome idea, so I bought one, set up a screen, mouse, keyboard and breadboard, made a mental note to do something with it one day, and then put it to one side. That was about 18 months ago.

Then back in January I ended up with a big chunk of time off work due to an injury, so I bought "Learn Python the Hard Way" and "Practical Electronics for Inventors", some more breadboards, a bunch of packs of miscellaneous components and a label printer. I didn't need the label printer for the raspberry pi, but I've always wanted one.

I am massively impressed by the community of pi users (is there a term for pi people?), and have learned a lot by finding people asking the questions I want to ask, but I thought I'd register and start asking some questions of my own. One day I hope to answer some too. If anyone wants to know how to spell raspberry, or what colour a red LED is, I can help, but other than that I'm afraid I'll probably be asking a lot more than answering.

Its great to be here, and whilst I am somewhat sceptical that anyone reads posts on the welcome thread, a hearty hello to anyone that does, and I hope this is the start of many wonderful friendships.

(Also to the moderator who has to read this to approve my membership, sorry for rambling on)

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:41 am

Hi everybody... I am Vijay Kumar and i am new here :)

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Tue Mar 28, 2017 9:24 am

My name is David and new to Raspberry pi and hopefully going to set up a Pi to allow a USB weather station to upload data 24hours a day to Weather website and anything else I might find the pi useful for.

Anyone with advice and help would be appreciated or if you fancy a chat drop me a line :D
Look forward to hearing from you


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Re: Introduce yourself!

Tue Mar 28, 2017 2:24 pm

Hello, I am The Monkey (I don't give out my real name) I have two raspberry pis a B+ and 3. I also have an Arduino Uno. I love MONKEYS! I am a gamer. Wel,l not entirely I don't have a big setup I just have a laptop and a Steam controller and a bunch of games. I also have made video games with unity. I have done some soldering projects to.

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Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:14 pm

Hi my name is Dan. I am a Husband and a Father who enjoys tinkering with new tech and learning something new to me. I have been following the story of the Pi for quite sometime and just recently bought my first Pi. I would like to use the Pi to teach my girls (9 and 5) some of the neat stuff they'll see while working, i.e. robotics and PLC Programming. I really wish something like this existed when I was a young child. I game a lot and the support for the Pi from the community for Retro (I hate that word as it makes me feel old.) Gaming is astonishing.

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:02 am

Pis, NUCs, chromecasts, androids. We need more toys.
Cheers from Canada.

My first computer ever was an old ZX Spectrum. Thats how it started, with POKES and PEEK to get unlimited ammo and lives :)

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Thu Mar 30, 2017 4:20 pm

hey dudes

the names PiDork, the one and only who doe s the pi dork walk an teh only one who can talk lik pi dork talk!11!!11!

i lik pi and i dont lik pork and thats the way of the pi dork dork im a beginer to pi so im not to good at pi but i pprogram when i play i spy

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Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:30 pm

A Media Specialist and STEM Teacher in a tiny rural school in the Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina... I have a Library Sciences degree and an Instructional Tech degree - you would think I'd be past being stumped by tech, but no such luck. There is always more to learn, isn't there! Love my students and love what I do - for now...

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Fri Mar 31, 2017 2:50 pm

Hi guys ... I am Renjith Kumar and I am new here in Raspberry :)... It's an awesome place :D

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:43 pm

Hi, I'm Ricardo, 30, from Ponta Grossa, Brazil.

I'm here to learn to about Raspberry/Python and develop a new project for my company. I have a degree in Industrial Automation Technology from Federal Technology University Of Paraná (UTFPR).

Hope to be useful here when I get know more about Raspberry stuff.


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Sat Apr 01, 2017 11:34 am

Hi, I'm Mark from Leicestershire. I teach computing at a local school. I've been using Raspberry Pis for a while (I have an original one). I'm always looking for ways to engage my students and consider myself fortunate to be attending PiCademy soon to gain further experience and network with new people.

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Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:53 pm

Good afternoon, I'm a network security student currently trying to break into the field and have been working on finding something interesting to do with my Raspberry Pi.

I like blue team far more than red team and hope to find a defensive or remediation solution for these devices. Currently trying to figure out the limits of the device.

I'm afraid I'm likely to ask some foolish or odd questions, but please be patient with me.

Thank you and have fun =)

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Thu Apr 06, 2017 12:33 am

Hi, I am RMScholbe and new to all things Raspberry. I hope to learn and get my questions/problems answered/solved.

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Sat Apr 08, 2017 8:05 pm

Hi, my name is Julian but I go by PrinzJuliano since 2006 (release of Metin 2 / my first MMORPG)! I am into programming as much as I am into playing video games (newer ones on my Windows 10 PC and older ones using retroPI).

The only reason I bought a raspberry pi used to be game emulation of nes/snes/gba games (not going to much into detail there) but then I started programing on it and running some programs on it like git repos and small applications!

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Sun Apr 09, 2017 9:45 am


I'm an American Expat teacher usually, stay at home dad this year taking care of two small children in a small world town in Laos.

I've been playing around with R-pie on and off since 2012. At first was super excited to learn and explore. I got a motorola atrix lapdock and made a R-pie lap top, it's still going strong. Learned lots about computing and LINUX. I even briefly meet Liz & Eben at the 2012 NYC maker faire.

Then life got in the way. We mover over seas, had kids, and I was teaching out side my specialty. I never stoped learning and playing but the pass and scoped slowed.

Recently, Retro pi got me using my Pi M3 more and more. My original pi is now running SOMC and I am looking to get back into learning and doing more regularly.

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:29 am

Hi guys , I am Rahul Dev , and it's good to be here :) ...

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:39 pm

I am Bryan See, currently working for my Masters programme at University Putra Malaysia in Serdang.

Interest in Raspberry Pi came in 2016 while coming up a design for a compact version of a currently expensive and heavy hyperspectral camera solution.

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:21 pm

Hello People,

Im JJ. I got zero knowledge about raspberry pi but I am very willing to learn. Im here looking for directions and guidance.

What i have in my mind right now is to know how my digital weighing scale to send the stats/readings to my cellphone.

I dont know what module to use and what script to do. I am hoping to learn this all from here.


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Re: Introduce yourself!

Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:22 pm

I have been on this forum for a while (almost a year) but I never posted (In matter of fact, I almost lost this account because I forgot its username). I had a pi since December 29, 2015. However, recently, I set it up (last week), and I love it. Anyways, I will probably post quite a bit.

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
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Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:07 am

I'm Greg. I started to play Rpi3 few months ago. I'm java programmer.

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Thu Apr 13, 2017 12:23 pm

Hello I'm John Campos, 25, IT Student from Montana. :D :D

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:49 am


So a few years ago my wife bought me a Raspberry Pi as a birthday present. Definitely a great and thoughtful gift for the likes of me, but I've been so busy at work that I've barely used it! I've signed up partly to see if being on here inspires me to make some time for it, and partly to find out if an original Model B is good for anything at all, or should I just quietly replace it with a Pi3 :D

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Sun Apr 16, 2017 12:08 pm

I'm Kelsey, 40, from Lymm in North-West England.

I sell motorbike insurance by day. By night i dream of doing anything but.

I'm married and have 2 boys. Just ordered a Pi3 off the EBay. Initially it will be my emulation station and I'm hoping to fashion a retro style case for it at some point.

Looking forward to joining discussions after I've had a solid lurk.

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:19 pm

Hello I'm Tatxen

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Re: Introduce yourself!

Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:44 pm

Bill (the "Pi Man", because besides this I also love to bake) from New Jersey here.
I've had a Model B on a closet shelf for a couple of years because I didn't have the time or patience to get the wifi working, but I just picked up an Edimax nano dongle and now it's finally online. But I also picked up a 3B and a Zero W for good measure.

I've been reading blogs and forums all over, and while I find tons of brilliant, creative people, I'm not finding a lot of how-to guides in the mid-range - i.e., I'm not a seventh grader who needs animated cartoon instructions, but I also don't have a soldering iron permanently affixed to my hand. I hope to find some better quality walk-thrus and guides; or if not, I'll write them as I go.

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