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Moving to Texas?

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  1. Oct 31, 2007 at 1:08 PM
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    o.b.

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  2. Oct 31, 2007 at 3:07 PM
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    we are wwearing camo vests with our tuxs i think i have seen that slide show
     
  3. Oct 31, 2007 at 3:29 PM
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    Hey, ob, it's a small world. I lived in Corpus, but then during elementary school moved to Sinton, where I graduated. My folks have since moved to Portland, where I'll be spending Thanksgiving.

    I've got a cousin who lives in Flour Bluff who's a fishing buff. I never got into that. I'll be happy to eat what someone else catches though. I had to learn the hard way when I moved inland that I'd better give up on seafood. I was spoiled to knowing what fresh meant.
     
  4. Oct 31, 2007 at 7:19 PM
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    Yeah, it is a small world. I'm posting with another guy on this site on another thread that fishes the same beach I used to.
     
  5. Nov 17, 2007 at 9:17 AM
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    TcBob,

    Rock on ! What makes it so damn funny is that's it true ! With that said I love Texas and the people that hold it down, I had a great time while I was there two years ago, peace to all.
     
  6. Nov 19, 2007 at 3:02 PM
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    WARNING: Only appreciated by Texans and their friends





    Here are some little known, very interesting facts about Texas !


    1. Beaumont to El Paso : 742 miles.


    2. Beaumont to Chicago : 770 miles.


    3. El Paso is closer to California than to Dallas .


    4. World's first rodeo was in Pecos , July 4, 1883.


    5. The Flagship Hotel in Galveston is the only hotel in North America built over water.


    6. The Heisman Trophy was named after John William Heisman who was the first full-time coach for Rice University in Houston .


    7. Brazoria County has more species of birds than any other area in North America .


    8. Aransas Wildlife Refuge is the winter home of North America 'is only remaining flock of whooping cranes.


    9. Jalapeno jelly originated in Lake Jackson , TX in 1978.


    10. The worst natural disaster in U.S. history was in 1900 caused by a hurricane in which over 8,000 lives were lost on Galveston Island .


    11. The first word spoken from the moon, July 20, 1969, was " Houston ".


    12. King Ranch in South Texas is larger than Rhode Island .


    13. Tropical Storm Claudette brought a US rainfall record of 43" in 24 hours in and around Alvin in July 1979.


    14. Texas is the only state to enter the U.S. by TREATY, (known as Constitution of 1845 by Republic of Texas to enter the union) instead of by annexation. This allows the Texas flag to fly at the same height as the US flag, and may divide into 4 States.


    15. A Live Oak tree near Fulton is estimated to be 1,500 years old.


    16. Caddo Lake is the only natural lake in the state.


    17. Dr Pepper was invented in Waco in 1885. There is no period after "Dr" in Dr Pepper.


    18. Texas has had six capital cities:


    18.1. Washington-on-the-Brazos
    18.2. Harrisburg 18.3. Galveston 18.4. Velasco
    18.5. West Columbia
    8.6. Austin


    19. The Capitol Dome in Austin is the only dome in the U.S which is taller than the CapitolBuilding in Washington D.C. (by 7 feet).


    20. The name Texas comes from the Hasini Indian word "tejas" meaning friends. Tejas is not Spanish for Texas !


    21. The State animal is the Armadillo. (An interesting bit of trivia about the armadillo is they always have four babies! They have one egg,which splits into four, and they either have four males or four females.Well, I thought it was interesting anyway!)


    22. The first domed stadium in the U.S. was the Astrodome in Houston .


    23. THE TEN COMMANDMENTS - TEXAS STYLE People here in Texas have trouble with all those "shalls" and "shall nots" in the Ten Commandments. Folks here just aren't used to talking in those terms. So, some folks out in west Texas got together and translated the "King James" into "King Ranch" language:


    Ten Commandments, Cowboy Style.


    Cowboy's Ten Commandments posted on the wall at Cross Trails Church in Fairlie , Texas .
    (1) Just one God.
    (2) Put nothin' before God.
    (3) Watch yer mouth.
    (4) Git yourself to Sunday meeting.
    (5) Honor yer Ma & Pa.
    (6) No killin'.
    (7) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal.
    (8) Don't take what ain't yers.
    (9) No telling tales or gossipin'.
    (10) Don't be hankerin' for yer buddy's stuff


    Now that's kinda plain an' simple don't ya think? Y'all have a good Day, Ye hear now?


    "THE EYES OF TEXAS ARE UPON YOU"



    "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving in a well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside,torn,rough, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming,
    DAMN WHAT A RIDE..!!!!
     
  7. Nov 19, 2007 at 4:33 PM
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    WOW! That's some neat stuff :thumbsup:. nd and Tacomaman, I dont think you'll can beat any of this man. Pay attention to #14 man. That alone makes Carolina totally inferior. Kind of the out-house State :eek:. This must be the reason why you drink so much. Have you tried Prozac instead?


    Mine too :mad:
     
  8. Nov 19, 2007 at 4:43 PM
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    5. The Flagship Hotel in Galveston is the only hotel in North America built over water

    i call bull on that one b/c they have numerous casino/hotels built over water in biloxi/gulfport, ms...so booyah texas!!
     
  9. Nov 19, 2007 at 4:51 PM
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    Anyone see the Texas Tech beat the snot out of OU? One of the biggest upsets this season, behind Michigan and Appalachian State of course. I love seeing an unranked team destroy a #3 team. :thumbsup:
     
  10. Nov 19, 2007 at 6:12 PM
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    awwwwww.....themaster loves us so much that he got carolina alliance added into his title(and put the sucks part there to throw everyone off)!!!

    :puke::canada:=====:D:D:D!!!!!
     
  11. Nov 20, 2007 at 7:10 AM
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    those are boats not buildings
     
  12. Nov 20, 2007 at 7:29 AM
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    Seeing the third gen section forced me to get a Ford...
    the beau rivage is quite a building....so are the grand casino's on the strip down there....

    Beau Rivage

    and i couldnt find any good pics of the grand casino...not really any good ones of the Beau either...of maybe they just have the casino area over water...but i dont think so...i would never admit defeat to a Texan!!
     
  13. Nov 22, 2007 at 12:19 AM
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    So buddy but those pics show it sitting by the water not over it.
     
  14. Nov 22, 2007 at 3:59 PM
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    nd Radical Town. It's a hell of a place!

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    That was actually a pretty cool list. Someone needs to find one like that for SC! (not me, i'm too lazy)
     
  15. Nov 22, 2007 at 4:17 PM
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    well no shit, but i couldnt find any better ones...in the US, the casino cannot touch dry land at all in order to be considered "riverboat casinos". all of the ones on the Biloxi coast are basically large barges and when hurricanes come, they move them into the bay, using the land as a wind/water barrier
     
  16. Nov 22, 2007 at 5:57 PM
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    mayor pedophile

    apparently u need only to move to texas if u want ur daughters exposed to and fondled by the mayor...the priests have the boys covered...now texas mayors have the girls covered...so if ur a catholic family and have a son and a daughter...DEFINATELY dont move to texas!!!
     
  17. Nov 22, 2007 at 6:07 PM
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    nd, I can help, I can help. Can I do it please please please :eek:
     
  18. Nov 24, 2007 at 10:21 AM
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    Texas Chili Cook-off :D :wink:


    If you can read this whole story without laughing then there's no hope for you. I was crying by the end. This is an actual account as relayed to paramedics at a chili cook-off in Texas.
    Note: Please take time to read this slowly. If you pay attention to the first two judges, the reaction of the third judge is even better. For those of you who have lived in Texas, you know how true this is. They actually have a Chili Cook-off about the time Halloween comes around. It takes up a major portion of a parking lot at the San Antonio City Park.
    Judge #3 was an inexperienced Chili taster named Frank, who was visiting from Springfield, IL.
    Frank: "Recently, I was honored to be selected as a judge at a chili cook-off. The original person called in sick at the last moment and I happened to be standing there at the judge's table asking for directions to the Coors Light truck, when the call came in. I was assured by the other two judges (Native Texans) that the chili wouldn't be all that spicy and, besides, they told me I could have free beer during the tasting, so I accepted and became Judge 3.

    "Here are the scorecard notes from the event:
    CHILI # 1 - MIKE'S MANIAC MONSTER CHILI...
    Judge # 1 -- A little too heavy on the tomato. Amusing kick.
    Judge # 2 -- Nice, smooth tomato flavor. Very mild.
    Judge # 3 (Frank) -- Holy shit, what the hell is this stuff? You could remove dried paint from your driveway. Took me two beers to put the flames out. I hope that's the worst one. These Texans are crazy.

    CHILI # 2 - AUSTIN'S AFTERBURNER CHILI...
    Judge # 1 -- Smoky, with a hint of pork. Slight jalapeno tang.
    Judge # 2 -- Exciting BBQ flavor, needs more peppers to be taken seriously.
    Judge # 3 -- Keep this out of the reach of children. I'm not sure what I'm supposed to taste besides pain. I had to wave off two people who wanted to give me the Heimlich maneuver. They had to rush in more beer when they saw the look on my face.

    CHILI # 3 - FRED'S FAMOUS BURN DOWN THE BARN CHILI...
    Judge # 1 -- Excellent firehouse chili. Great kick.
    Judge # 2 -- A bit salty, good use of peppers.
    Judge # 3 -- Call the EPA. I've located a uranium spill. My nose feels like I have been snorting Drano. Everyone knows the routine by now. Get me more beer before I ignite. Barmaid pounded me on the back, now my backbone is
    in the front part of my chest. I'm getting shit-faced from all of the beer.

    CHILI # 4 - BUBBA'S BLACK MAGIC...
    Judge # 1 -- Black bean chili with almost no spice. Disappointing.
    Judge # 2 -- Hint of lime in the black beans. Good side dish for fish or other mild foods, not much of a chili.
    Judge # 3 -- I felt something scraping across my tongue, but was unable to taste it. Is it possible to burn out taste buds? Sally, the beer maid, was standing behind me with fresh refills. This 300 lb. woman is starting to look HOT...just like this nuclear waste I'm eating! Is chili an aphrodisiac?

    CHILI # 5 LISA'S LEGAL LIP REMOVER...
    Judge # 1 -- Meaty, strong chili. Cayenne peppers freshly ground, adding considerable kick. Very impressive.
    Judge # 2 -- Chili using shredded beef, could use more tomato. Must admit the cayenne peppers make a strong statement.
    Judge # 3 -- My ears are ringing, sweat is pouring off my forehead and I can no longer focus my eyes. I farted and four people behind me needed paramedics. The contestant seemed offended when I told her that her chili had given me brain damage. Sally saved my tongue from bleeding by pouring beer directly on it from the pitcher. I wonder if I'm burning my lips off. It really pisses me off that the other judges asked me to stop screaming. Screw them.

    CHILI # 6 - VERA'S VERY VEGETARIAN VARIETY...
    Judge # 1 -- Thin yet bold vegetarian variety chili. Good balance of spices and peppers.
    Judge # 2 -- The best yet. Aggressive use of peppers, onions, and garlic. Superb.
    Judge # 3 -- My intestines are now a straight pipe filled with gaseous, sulfuric flames. I shit on myself when I farted and I'm worried it will eat through the chair. No one seems inclined to stand behind me except that Sally. Can't feel my lips anymore. I need to wipe my ass with a snow cone.

    CHILI # 7 - SUSAN'S SCREAMING SENSATION CHILI...
    Judge # 1 -- A mediocre chili with too much reliance on canned peppers.
    Judge # 2 -- Ho hum, tastes as if the chef literally threw in a can of chili peppers at the last moment. **I should take note that I am worried about Judge # 3. He appears to be a bit of distress as he is cursing uncontrollably.
    Judge # 3 -- You could put a grenade in my mouth, pull the pin, and I wouldn't feel a thing. I've lost sight in one eye, and the world sounds like it is made of rushing water. My shirt is covered with chili, which slid unnoticed out of my mouth. My pants are full of lava to match my shirt. At least during the autopsy, they'll know what killed me. I've decided to stop breathing it's too painful. Screw it; I'm not getting any oxygen anyway. If I need air, I'll just suck it in through the 4-inch hole in my stomach.

    CHILI # 8 - BIG TOM'S TOENAIL CURLING CHILI......
    Judge # 1 -- The perfect ending, this is a nice blend chili. Not too bold but spicy enough to declare its existence.
    Judge # 2 -- This final entry is a good, balanced chili. Neither mild nor hot. Sorry to see that most of it was lost when Judge #3 farted, passed out, fell over and pulled the chili pot down on top of himself. Not sure if he's going to make it. poor feller, wonder how he'd have reacted to really hot chili?
    Judge # 3 - No Report
     
  19. Nov 24, 2007 at 11:18 AM
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    classic:D!!!
     
  20. Nov 24, 2007 at 11:30 AM
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    OMG! I can't stop laughing. :laugh::laugh:
     

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