Let me be the 1st to offer you a "Welcome to the Real World!". I don't know where Scottsboro is but was are having weekly meet-ups in Montgomery, Birmingham and North Alabama. Just take a look at the associated threads for details. Also, I know there was interest by a lonely OCer in south AL in getting one going there.
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