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Old 12-31-2011, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Monterey, CA
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Originally Posted by BVitamin View Post
lotr
Still don't get it?? Gray as in gray hair??
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Old 12-31-2011, 08:26 PM
 
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West Texas has no areas that are 70 percent Hispanic?
That would be South Texas....West Texas has a large Anglo presence, especially because of the oil industry and large scale farming. Most people associate Midland and Odessa as "West Texas" and those areas are not comparable to Imperial Valley in demographics, landscape or economy. The one large west Texas city of El Paso has half a million people, and Imperial County's total population isn't even half that size. Remember Good ol' GW was from West Texas too, we we don't have any ex.presidents from Imperial County either.

I think something that conjures up Chicano and rural culture is more in tune with Imperial County, not just sheer percentage of Hispanic population, because that is similar to many parts of California and the Southwest.

Last edited by Chelito23; 12-31-2011 at 08:36 PM..
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:09 PM
 
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Thats an awesome map. Wish there were other versions.
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Old 12-31-2011, 09:10 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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I think lotr is lord of the rings, but I don't get the connection with Grey Haven. I'm not a fan.
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Old 12-31-2011, 10:06 PM
 
Location: La Cañada
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We here in the Great State of Nevada do not appreciate your negative view of our home.

In fact, I'm telling.
Where can one find a Mod at this unGodly hour?
You're right.
There's Las Vegas!


TROLL

But seriously, Nevada's nice; Red Rock Canyon, Hoover Dam, Reno...not to mention the River!
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:38 PM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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Originally Posted by Fontucky View Post
I was responsible for naming OC. It's full of jesus heads.
I named weed and aging hippies, the people's republic of San Francisco and Imperial Valley as West Texas
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:41 PM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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Wow! Have you actually seen him there? God, did you get his autograph? Does he like go to Starbucks and stuff like everyone else? I'm so -- well, I don't know how to put it ... just gives me the chills and everything .. he was like So good in that movie directed by Mel Gibson you know ...
Canadians, look!
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:42 PM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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+1

WOW, the 510 Area code by itself is dissected into 4.......ROTFLMAO.
haha that's how we roll LOL
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:44 PM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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I like the map but it needs fine tuning. Why is the Imperial Valley labeled as West Texas? That might describe East County of San Diego, but not 70% Hispanic Imperial County. I would call this area Hillbilly Chicanos as amore accurate joke term lol. Also, the Coahcella Valley deserves a nod to acknowledge the massive gay and retirement communities that are so prevelent there. I guess Cali is too diverse to have all of the idiosyncracies on one map. Also, coastal San Diego needs to be reworked with a better, more descriptive name. Or is it too late to make changes??
West Texas by appearance. Being 70% Hispanic means little as Texas too has a large Hispanic population.
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Old 01-01-2012, 12:02 AM
 
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Canadians, look!
Those pesky infiltrators may be found under rocks from border to border ... biding their time ... preparing for the day they overwhelm.

Woe to those who focus their concern on the southern immigration ...
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