JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Mon Jan 13, 2014 9:19 pm

MQT3001 wrote:
Jochs wrote:Wheresjeffochs.com?

You want to be an online stalker? :P

7:57 EST: Jochs east, clearing the crossing at Coloma Road in Coloma, headed to work :twisted:


Sound about right? :lol:


No...I live south of Coloma, and over 99 percent of the time do not cross the tracks on my way to work, which is also located on the south side of the tracks on Bessemer Rd. :mrgreen:
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby BerkshireKid » Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:06 pm

It's Thursday... Last sighting of Jochs was Monday :shock: :!: ... WHERE IS HE!?!??!?! Do we need to send a search party?!!??! :lol:
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:04 pm

BerkshireKid wrote:It's Thursday... Last sighting of Jochs was Monday :shock: :!: ... WHERE IS HE!?!??!?! Do we need to send a search party?!!??! :lol:


Monday?

Most sightings occur on weekends. :lol:

No need to send out a search party.....I know where I am. :wink:
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Sat Jan 18, 2014 9:01 pm

Someone went to the Klassic Arcade of Gobles on the south side of Gobles, Michigan today and got caught by the webcam. :P
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Schteinkuh » Sun Jan 19, 2014 4:57 pm

Jochs did you really get a high score on Space Invaders? What was it?
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:52 am

AMTK55 wrote:Jochs did you really get a high score on Space Invaders? What was it?


3510. I can get higher, around 5000. I'm sort of good at it but nowhere near the World Record set by Richie Knucklez. 110,510.
http://kotaku.com/5850494/a-man-named-k ... rld-record
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Feb 16, 2014 1:55 pm

Jochs wrote:I sighted the SD80MAC, and CNW8835, and apparently Steamlogger.

Keep an eye out in GR on 4/12/14. :lol:


Probably be in Wisconsin that weekend. Heads-up railohio!
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby J T » Sun Feb 16, 2014 2:46 pm

Jochs wrote:Someone went to the Klassic Arcade of Gobles on the south side of Gobles, Michigan today and got caught by the webcam. :P

One of these weekends I'll make it there! Gotta play that Stargate machine just like old times.
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby J T » Mon May 05, 2014 7:20 am

A sighting! :D

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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby cbehr91 » Mon May 05, 2014 11:10 am

Per Brent's Facebook:
Jochs "siting!"


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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby justin_gram » Sat Jan 31, 2015 11:54 pm

This topic was too good to give up :lol:

Been almost a year since seen last? Seen at Amtrak depot for Q335-30 today.
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Feb 01, 2015 4:47 am

justin_gram wrote:This topic was too good to give up :lol:

Been almost a year since seen last? Seen at Amtrak depot for Q335-30 today.

Jochs facepalm!
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Sat Feb 07, 2015 5:21 pm

Ran into Jochs and met Jochs brother, at the Kokomo train show this afternoon.
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Firemedic Mike » Sat Apr 11, 2015 1:58 am

I scared our one and only Jochs today as he was taking pictures of St. Joseph during the power outage. I scared him when I recognized him, but he didn't know who
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Sat Apr 11, 2015 3:51 am

Firemedic Mike wrote:I scared our one and only Jochs today as he was taking pictures of St. Joseph during the power outage. I scared him when I recognized him, but he didn't know who
I was.


I was wondering who would recognize me in the dark!
I might also add posting that I was seen within 10 miles of my home is a little redundant...that's like going to Lake Michigan and posting that you saw water! :lol:
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jetlink » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:10 am

It still counts. I would do it too. :D
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Firemedic Mike » Sun Apr 12, 2015 9:29 am

Even if the sighting within the normal roaming range of Jochs would ordinarily make this ineligible for this thread, the fact that a random follower that had never met said rail fan recognized him in the dark, in the middle of the largest blackout to hit St. Josrph in over a year based solely on seeing his picture online makes it count.
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby J T » Tue Apr 14, 2015 8:55 pm

Firemedic Mike wrote:Even if the sighting within the normal roaming range of Jochs would ordinarily make this ineligible for this thread, the fact that a random follower that had never met said rail fan recognized him in the dark, in the middle of the largest blackout to hit St. Josrph in over a year based solely on seeing his picture online makes it count.

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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby GreatLakesRailfan » Sun Jul 19, 2015 12:13 am

Ran into Jochs and brother in Logansport, Indiana this afternoon. Jochs and brother arrived just in time to see 765 cross the diamond. Brother cropped out of photo per his request.
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Re: JOCHS N FOLKS SIGHTING

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Jul 19, 2015 11:00 pm

This was in Logansport, IN. The plan was to set up my tripod and shoot a video with my Nikon D3100, while taking photos with my older Nikon D50. I didn't get parked and over to the diamond in time to set up, so I wound up taking a video of the train crossing the diamond free hand, so the video isn't as steady as I would have liked it, but a slighty shaky video is better than none at all. :)
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This is from Facebook. Some day I'll upload some to youtube.
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