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    I was out at my lake house earlier today. The...

    I was out at my lake house earlier today. The water was a little low--a product of about half the spillways being open. We're rock bottom, and there were ground up tree limbs at the base of our...
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    I was reading in the newspaper this a.m. that...

    I was reading in the newspaper this a.m. that Pickwick Lake's flooding is subsiding. Only left McFarland Park with $75k in damages, however.

    It's hard to imagine how much water has come through...
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    The Tennessee River is 650 miles of navigable...

    The Tennessee River is 650 miles of navigable water from just east of Paducah, Ky to Knoxville. Many of these lakes are big water--wide, etc. When you get into areas where the water's not wide, you...
  4. I moved to the Midwest once after graduating...

    I moved to the Midwest once after graduating college in Memphis. I was ready for a change, but i had no idea what a culture shock it was to move and work in Central illinois. In looking at Iowa...
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    T for Texas by Ernest Tubb--the worse singer of...

    T for Texas by Ernest Tubb--the worse singer of all times.

    I went to high school with his two kids, Tinker and Earline.
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    I remember when Michelle O'Bama stuck her nose...

    I remember when Michelle O'Bama stuck her nose into the school lunch program. All it did was produce a generation of hungry students and also teachers that went without eating their lunches. We'd...
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    The winter utility bills have been very expensive...

    The winter utility bills have been very expensive on our "too large" house this year, and I drained the hot tub to save money. My wife with serious arthritis seldom comes down to the man-cave where...
  8. Thread: USPS is crap

    by Bamaman
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    I often receive Fed Ex shipped items that have...

    I often receive Fed Ex shipped items that have been delivered by USPS employees. This is even more prevelant if you live in sparsely populated areas.

    Forget that "Absolutely, Positively"...
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    Only problem I see about moving to SC is the ad...

    Only problem I see about moving to SC is the ad valorem taxes on boats that'll take you to your knees. Hopefully the lower cost of living in the South will lean in your favor.
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    We have not seen Wheeler this week, but Wilson's...

    We have not seen Wheeler this week, but Wilson's muddy. Sticks and logs have been displaced with the high waters the last week.

    The winds have been ferocious.
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    We flew from Dublin to Boston last May on a brand...

    We flew from Dublin to Boston last May on a brand new 737 Max. Western Europe to the Northeast is about the limit of that plane's range, so they're important to keeping airfares down.

    The 737...
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    Knoxville Weather

    Accuweather Knoxville's weather for the Classic will be:

    Friday will have a high temperature of 62 degrees and a nighttime low of 36 degrees. It will be mostly cloudy with gusty winds from 9 to...
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    Move to Alabama where sales taxes are 2.5% on...

    Move to Alabama where sales taxes are 2.5% on boats (and automobiles.) Boats/trailers/outboards also have no ad valorem taxes like what kills the pockets of those in South Carolina.
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    Sounds as if the dealerships have subscribed to a...

    Sounds as if the dealerships have subscribed to a marketing company that is generating these mailing lists and phone lists. It's almost like a robocall, or may even be a robocall system.

    Like was...
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    We had someone kick in our front door unit with...

    We had someone kick in our front door unit with two side lights. I patched it up, but finally had to get around to replacing the entire door unit--$2238.

    When I put the new door in, I realized...
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    We had a Dicks, then they doubled in size to add...

    We had a Dicks, then they doubled in size to add their Field and Stream brand. Gander Mountain was a 1/4 mile away. At the same time, Academy Sports opened down the street. And Hibbetts Sporting...
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    I got a new F250 7.3 diesel when I was 52 years...

    I got a new F250 7.3 diesel when I was 52 years old. Needless to say, I never realized it was going to be a lifetime truck. 16 years and 140K miles, it just got broken in.

    The value in diesels...
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    You could actually fish'em both. From...

    You could actually fish'em both. From Scottsboro, AL to Chickamauga Lake is just about 75 miles, and the roads are all 4 lane/interstates between them.
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    They had a Laser with a modified tunnel hull...

    They had a Laser with a modified tunnel hull running full length. They were very fast, but not exactly the most stable ride around.
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    Wilson Lake is very muddy and logs all over. About normal pool. But it is so windy with storm after storm coming through.
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    Boy, what a barbeque town. Maybe about as good...

    Boy, what a barbeque town. Maybe about as good as they get--anywhere.
  22. I agree completely. The area is very high income...

    I agree completely. The area is very high income and the restaurants on Hwy 280 are really good. The Drury Inn, Hampton Inn and Doubletree Inn are very nice. I always stayed at the LaQuinta off...
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    Hang out in the Lower Broadway music stores in...

    Hang out in the Lower Broadway music stores in Nashville, and you'll run into such guitar players. Many hit town via bus with a backpack and a guitar to make their fame and fortune playing music. ...
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    We live on the lake, and there is only one metal...

    We live on the lake, and there is only one metal building anywhere near us. I bet the neighbors in their McMansions are really pissed he built that garage looking structure so close to them.
  25. Thread: Cullman

    by Bamaman
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    If you go into Bing.com and put his name and...

    If you go into Bing.com and put his name and Cullman in, you can see where you can order a report with his name/phone #. I take it he was born around 1955? Married to Gladys?
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