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Old 03-13-2009, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Emmaus, PA --> ABQ, NM
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Funny thing, I'm posting FROM NYC as we speak!..... Grocery stores, or what most people are use to seeing elsewhere, are far and few between HERE in NYC. Bodegas are more popular for "grabbing a gallon of milk", than running into a "grocery store". Supermarkets are even HARDER to find HERE!

P.S. You're offended? lol lol lol Why? Cause I firgured you grabbed your milk from a bodegas as opposed to an actual "grocery store"? lol lol You must offend VERY easy. Are you sure you're really a NY'er?
I'm not sure my indian friend would like someone calling his grocery store a bodega. I lost my tuffness, when I had moved out of brooklyn. However, I still repsent my past on my sleeves.
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Old 03-13-2009, 01:43 PM
 
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I'm not sure my indian friend would like someone calling his grocery store a bodega. I lost my tuffness, when I had moved out of brooklyn. However, I still repsent my past on my sleeves.
EVERYONE calls them "bodoegas". Whether there owned by an indian, arab or chinese. Just cause it's a 'hispanic' reference, doesn't mean people call them a different thing. You should know that..........
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Old 03-13-2009, 01:49 PM
 
Location: Burque!
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"Hey, Black Ass!"

-Half Baked
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Old 03-13-2009, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Man, this thread has sure taken a turn for the worse.

Anyone who has anything negative/nasty/derogatory/etc. about ABQ -- please don't even THINK about coming here.

There are thousands of other towns and cities where you could live.
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Old 03-16-2009, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Emmaus, PA --> ABQ, NM
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EVERYONE calls them "bodoegas". Whether there owned by an indian, arab or chinese. Just cause it's a 'hispanic' reference, doesn't mean people call them a different thing. You should know that..........
Actually not true. My friend never once referred to his store as a bodega and my wife never knew what a bodega or the hood was until we started dating. Miss conception is a mofo.
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Old 03-16-2009, 09:25 AM
 
Location: Emmaus, PA --> ABQ, NM
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Man, this thread has sure taken a turn for the worse.

Anyone who has anything negative/nasty/derogatory/etc. about ABQ -- please don't even THINK about coming here.

There are thousands of other towns and cities where you could live.
true dat. wife has started putting her webcam to use. she said no matter what we have to do, we are flying out for the balloon fest. j/k kidding about the webcam part.
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Old 03-16-2009, 12:03 PM
 
Location: Albuquerque
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One dot? Cheapskate. Here's two: ..

(Twice what you were willing to contribute.)
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Old 03-16-2009, 02:21 PM
 
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Actually not true. My friend never once referred to his store as a bodega and my wife never knew what a bodega or the hood was until we started dating. Miss conception is a mofo.
Your wife never knew what a "bodegas" was, or the "hood"? And she's from NYC? Find that hard to believe!.... Someone not knowing what a "bodegas" is, just means they're not from NYC, but not knowing what the "hood" is? She lived a VERY 'sheltered' life to say the least.......
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Old 03-16-2009, 05:39 PM
 
Location: New Mexico USA
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Bodega may refer to about 10 different definitions, these are some common ones:


Rich
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Old 03-16-2009, 05:45 PM
 
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Bodega may refer to about 10 different definitions, these are some common ones:

Rich
Don't try splitting hairs! You both know what I meant. Naming a town or band? Come on, the people on the East coast know what a "bodega" is! And who has never heard the term "hood" when refering to bad nabes?
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