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Old 03-20-2009, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh--Home of the 6 time Super Bowl Champions!
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I may get backlash over this, but I was watching the travel channel a few months back and they had a show on re: underground worlds in different cities.

One of the cities that was mentioned was Austin and it's underground vampire world. They weren't referring to the Mexican free tailed bats that live under South Congress Ave. Bridge either. Is there any truth to this?

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Old 03-21-2009, 01:31 PM
 
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Sure. All the attractions here suck money out of tourists
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Old 03-21-2009, 01:34 PM
 
Location: cape girardeau
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I've seen and heard that before, but every city has its underground scene.
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Old 03-21-2009, 01:42 PM
 
Location: Central Texas
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I hadn't heard that one. Where did they say in Austin that it is?
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Old 03-21-2009, 01:59 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh--Home of the 6 time Super Bowl Champions!
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I hadn't heard that one. Where did they say in Austin that it is?
I can't remember exactly, but it was prevalent downtown...they were showing scenes of 6th Street. I was just curious about this, since I'm moving there within the near future. I have no interest in it--just curiosity!
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Old 03-21-2009, 02:49 PM
 
Location: cape girardeau
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Arts & Leisure: Theatre des Vampires (Austin Chronicle . 11-02-98)

Just one of many
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Old 03-21-2009, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh--Home of the 6 time Super Bowl Champions!
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Now that's what I am talking about! I'm staying off 6th Street and Guadalupe at night after I move!
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Old 03-21-2009, 04:07 PM
 
Location: Avery Ranch, Austin, TX
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Sure. All the attractions here suck money out of tourists
Underground Atlanta would love to have some tourists from whom to suck money. Been a money pit since the 70s...no bats or vampires that I'm aware of, though.
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