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Condrs01
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:55 pm

I've always wanted to learn how to pick a lock and after failing to open a locked suitcase with a forgotten 3 digit lock-- I jumped in and bought a cheap kit from amazon. It's been eye-opening-- I love puzzles and beginning to learn has been intriguing.

As a plus, I massively impressed my two sons and husband LOL!

I found and joined this forum to find some direction on how to improve and challenge myself.

Thank you!!!
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:16 pm

Hi and welcome welc

Have a look around. A LOT of good resources around here and a great bunch of people.

Do you have any pictures of your picks?
I didn't pick this hobby, this hobby picked me!
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Rob locks
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:40 pm

welc to the forum you will find a wealth of information in the library and if not just ask questions. What kit have you got? Locks opened if any?
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 5:41 pm

welc

Hey and welcome!

Please do have a good look around, check out the forum rules, take a peak into the video section , browse through the library but most of all don't forget to have an utterly massive amount of fun!

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Gazz
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:06 pm

Hello :welc:

You've come to the right place. :) welc

Lots of info and friendly folk here. :) Post plenty of pics of your gear and locks. Ask loads of questions and have fun.
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 8:34 pm

^-^ and welc welc welc @ Condrs01,



Have a quick read of the rules and etiquette section (should stop any confusion later down the line).
Next it's up to you really.


I would suggest taking a good read of Solomons guide as this is the best guide on the web (imo) :read2: :08: :
No matter what your skill set it's always a good piece of reference material to keep going back to.
https://www.uklocksport.co.uk/http://mi ... 2619#p2619

Then mooch around the site at your leasure :72:

There is plenty to see do and get involved in so don't be shy :08:

Take a look at Meme's thread on pick making,I'm sure you will enjoy this great read :88:

Also keep an eye out for the meet ups , as there maybe a few folk round your way :72: :08:


Lastly Have Fun,ask loads of questions as everyday is a school day here. :icon_study: :08: :clap:

This page may help some of the questions you may have... https://www.uklocksport.co.uk/http://mi ... ic.php?t=7

:GL: and :welc: .
May the pick be with you
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:04 pm

^-^ and welc welc :welc:

Always nice to have another new member... especially one who’s out to amaze the kids :72:

Post lots of pictures, ask lots of questions and generally get stuck in!!

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He who fights with ASSA’s should be careful lest he thereby become an ASSA. And if thou gaze long into a keyway, the keyway will also gaze into thee." - Keytzsche
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:22 pm

How do :welc:

This is the place to come for lock picking.
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TequilaDave
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Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:58 pm

:welc:

^^^^^^
Everything they said :)
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Gordon W
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Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:17 pm

Hello

Keep an eye on Andy macs YouTube channel as I’m sure I saw something about a giveaway for female pickers!
Picking for 9 months and really enjoying it.
Keeps me occupied and out of trouble
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Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:34 pm

Hi Condrs01, welc friendly bunch here and as others have said already, get involved.
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Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:32 am

^-^ welc

Nice to meet you :) read the rules, check out some old threads and join in the fun :)

:welc:
Come check out my noob-focused YouTube channel
Condrs01
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:13 pm

Wow! Thanks all for the warm welcome. I'm going to do a bit more reading and playing and will pop back when I even know what to ask! LOL
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:30 pm

Hey, welcome. Be really careful asking questions- you'll get deluged with friendly and helpful answers, it's terrifying ;D

(Seriously, you don't have a finite number of question "credits" to spend- questions spark good discussions which is what this forum does. They'll see you right if ever you need to get unstuck, or even just need some moral support and encouragement. Ask away!)
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:48 pm

Hi and welcome welc
Great to see another female around :sign0144:
Very good at lurking
Condrs01
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:32 pm

LOL @lulybelle YES!!!!!!!!
Condrs01
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 5:35 pm

It's also been a solid 10 years since I was active in a forum layout like this-- so please excuse any foibles! ;)
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Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:39 pm

Condrs01 wrote: It's also been a solid 10 years since I was active in a forum layout like this-- so please excuse any foibles! ;)
All foibles will be excused, we’re just really glad to have you here :)
He who fights with ASSA’s should be careful lest he thereby become an ASSA. And if thou gaze long into a keyway, the keyway will also gaze into thee." - Keytzsche
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