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Reasons Why Flyover Country Rocks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Piobaire, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    1) Wide open highways you can cruise for miles and miles and miles at 100+ mph
    2) Affordable housing
    3) Space


    Go!
     
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    itsstillmatt Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    McMansion architecture. The hometown follies. Bingo night. "Food." Etc.
     
  3. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    Bingo is a much under-rated contact sport.
     
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    itsstillmatt Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Cruiseship reunion night.
     
  5. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    Yet paradoxically, cruise ships only leave from the coasts.
     
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    I know, I can tell when they are docking because the average weight in the city doubles. Which brings me to why flyover country really rocks. It isn't rocking, it is just a stampede at Marshall's.
     
  7. Piobaire

    Piobaire Senior member

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    I had to Google Marshall's.

    Well played! :laugh:
     
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    You are confusing suburbia with fly-over country. They are the nicest, most genuine people you will meet. I would much rather spend time with them then the coastal liberals. You need to get a little further away from the "coast".
     
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    • My three block walk to work involves neighbors waving and saying high to me, picking some fruit (oranges/figs/blackberries/pecans, depending on the season), and beautiful magnolias.
    • I drive about 3,000 miles a year.
    • A downtown, three bedroom home bordering a park, for 1.5 x my annual salary.
    • Honest-to-god fresh food - gulf shrimp literally right off the boat for $2.00/pound.
    • Almost 1,000,000 acres of public land bordering my city.
    • Big fish in a small pond. I can work 40-45 hours a week and still be at the top of my profession.
    • BCS conference football, basketball, and baseball most weekends, usually free or close to it.

    I realize I could make a lot more if I were to move back to a big market. I'm just don't think my quality of life would be any better.
     
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    Florida isn't flyover country. It's just a red state that happens to be useful for sending our old parts to.
     
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    I now live in the panhandle, aka South Alabama. Plus, I think most of what I posted, aside from perhaps the gulf shrimp, could apply to flyover states as well.
     
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    1. Not much to do but drink and fuck
    2. Cheap fresh produce (although no seafood)
    3. Farmers markets 4x a week (kinda goes with 2)
    4. The women are less jaded and OCD

    I still fucking hate it though. Getting out of the midwest cannot come soon enough for me. Just 2.5 more years.....urk.
     
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    Nice people, women want to talk to you, cheap to live, people/government leaves you alone, no terrorists.
     
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    I could see you adjusting to life in Sublette, Kansas. Would make a great sit-com.
     
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    Lax firearm laws. If I want to open carry my AR-15 while simultaneously conceal carrying my Glock 19, both with magazines with a greater than 10 round capacity (30 and 15 respectively), I can.
     
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    You know how to get 500 cows in a tiny barn? Paint "BINGO" on the side of it.
     
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    A plethora of pretty nice, cheap golf courses. Some truly fun small college towns.
     

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