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Old 03-29-20, 05:08 PM
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I always assumed that...

...social distancing was the thing to do, virus or no virus.


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Now I will never go out in public again
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...social distancing was the thing to do, virus or no virus.


Just walk around in your cycling kit... social distancing is automatic.
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Old 03-30-20, 08:34 PM
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I scared away plenty of rednecks walking into a convenience store to get a Gatorade with my bicycling ballet clothes on I could tell some crazy stories like that over a few cold beers.
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I scared away plenty of rednecks walking into a convenience store to get a Gatorade with my bicycling ballet clothes on I could tell some crazy stories like that over a few cold beers.
That reminds me of a stanza from Bob Segerís Turn the Page.
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Originally Posted by genec View Post
Just walk around in your cycling kit... social distancing is automatic.
Well, that depends on who the audience is...and what you are packing.
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Now I will never go out in public again
I thought that you had already stopped going out, especially after your latest TP caper.
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Haven’t been in any municipality in about 10 days.
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Havenít been in any municipality in about 10 days.
I didn't think Texas had fancy stuff like "municipalities", I thought y'all had towns, cities, ranches and spreads. Pretty soon y'all be drinking martinis and white wine.
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I didn't think Texas had fancy stuff like "municipalities", I thought y'all had towns, cities, ranches and spreads. Pretty soon y'all be drinking martinis and white wine.
Dallas, Houston... both are examples of municipalities, and probably both have wine tasting rooms and martini bars. Oh sure, they have BBQ places, steakhouses, and maybe even a few cowboys, on the outskirts of town, but they also have tall buildings and major downtown areas. Houston is quite spread out... definitely a huge "municipality."
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Dallas, Houston... both are examples of municipalities, and probably both have wine tasting rooms and martini bars. Oh sure, they have BBQ places, steakhouses, and maybe even a few cowboys, on the outskirts of town, but they also have tall buildings and major downtown areas. Houston is quite spread out... definitely a huge "municipality."
Whoosh....
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Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
Whoosh....
Hardly.

Been there, done that. Was raised in Fort Worth... avoided Dallas like the plague... it was "the big city." Fort Worth is "where the west begins." (For the record, they drink white wine in Fort Worth now, too... ) And I hate to admit it, but they call DFW... "The Metroplex..."

Now Snyder, Texas... that's a "town." I'd say Van Horn is a "town" too, but it's on the damn interstate, barely.

BTW, to anyone that has the time, I highly recommend State Highway 84 in east Texas... The Texas Tree Trail. "Get off the interstate" and see the real country.

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Originally Posted by genec View Post
Hardly.

Been there, done that. Was raised in Fort Worth... avoided Dallas like the plague... it was "the big city." Fort Worth is "where the west begins." (For the record, they drink white wine in Fort Worth now, too... ) And I hate to admit it, but they call DFW... "The Metroplex..."

Now Snyder, Texas... that's a "town."

BTW, to anyone that has the time, I highly recommend State Highway 180 in east Texas... The Texas Tree Trail. "Get off the interstate" and see the real country.
If you can't recognize banter and leg-pulling, well yeah, whoosh...
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Originally Posted by eja_ bottecchia View Post
...social distancing was the thing to do, virus or no virus.


Deja Vu. Two Fridays ago I had to go around and put up similar signs outside all the bathrooms at work. One was basic 'wash hands, cough into your sleeve' rules, the other was a social distancing sign similar to the picture.
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I think I'll just go outside and pee behind the bushes.
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Originally Posted by ahsposo View Post
If you can't recognize banter and leg-pulling, well yeah, whoosh...
If you don't recognize Texas... well whoosh. It's a whole 'nother country.

BTW, for anyone reading this... highway 84 is the Texas Tree Trail.
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Dallas, Houston... both are examples of municipalities, and probably both have wine tasting rooms and martini bars. Oh sure, they have BBQ places, steakhouses, and maybe even a few cowboys, on the outskirts of town, but they also have tall buildings and major downtown areas. Houston is quite spread out... definitely a huge "municipality."
The BBQ place, steakhouse, martini bar, and gas station are all the same place though.
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The BBQ place, steakhouse, martini bar, and gas station are all the same place though.
And it's a drive through.
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And it's a drive through.
And they sell guns.

Actually growing up in Fort Worth, there was a drive thru liquor store, just down the street... and later, living in So Cal... there was a place called Hiram's Guns and Liquor in El Cajon, CA... I don't think it exists any more though.

In Melbourne, Florida, there IS a place called Frogbones that is a restaurant and shooting range.
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And they sell guns.
and ammo.

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Actually growing up in Fort Worth, there was a drive thru liquor store, just down the street... and later, living in So Cal... there was a place called Hiram's Guns and Liquor in El Cajon, CA... I don't think it exists any more though.

In Melbourne, Florida, there IS a place called Frogbones that is a restaurant and shooting range.
Reminds of the drive through liquor stores in Marble Falls and on Richmond Ave. in Houston. I also remember staying in a hotel across the street from another drive through liquor store in Jonesville, Louisiana. While I'd be out looking for breakfast at 7am, that Jonesville store would have a line of cars being served.
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I have seen the wake up breakfast quart at times I’m just want to have a good breakfast some start the day off with a quart.
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State law in Texas requires that every alcohol purchase comes with a free gun.
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State law in Texas requires that every alcohol purchase comes with a free gun.
I donít know what you are talking about. Drinking a beer filling the empty can up with water and shooting it with 22 is a myth
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