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Old 11-14-2008, 03:01 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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Been there, done that. I even have a bottle or two of everclear in the ole freezer.
good for you
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Old 11-16-2008, 09:21 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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I found this archive clip in the Defend Charlotte series Charlotte Got Alot (http://defendcharlotte.com/slogan.htm - broken link)
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Old 11-16-2008, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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I found this archive clip in the Defend Charlotte series Charlotte Got Alot (http://defendcharlotte.com/slogan.htm - broken link)
Well . . . don't know about everyone else but that kinda hits me as - blaaahhh.

I wonder how much the ad agency got paid for coming up w/ that. But maybe others think it is a great slogan.
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Old 11-17-2008, 10:30 AM
 
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I hope this is not off topic, but I recently attended a Panthers' Sunday (yesterday)!!! I saw people doing things on a Sunday morning that you would not expect people to be doing in North Carolina period. It was hard to video record the scene because I was trying not to capture people drinking on the streets. Their "beverages" were not hidden by brown paper bags neither. Most drunk staight from the bottle and within a couple of hundred feet of deputies directing traffic. I was successful in not getting the illegal drinkers on video thank goodness. I don't wish to get anyone into trouble who was just having fun. I did get the overall crowd and vibe of a Panthers' Sunday. Events like this adds to Charlotte's cosmopolitan feel to me. Here are those videos!!! Be sure to choose the "high quality" option when you watch these videos. Enjoy!!!


YouTube - Urban Charlotte

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

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Old 11-17-2008, 10:56 AM
 
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I hope this is not off topic, but I recently attended a Panthers' Sunday (yesterday)!!! I saw people doing things on a Sunday morning that you would not expect people to be doing in North Carolina period. It was hard to video record the scene because I was trying not to capture people drinking on the streets. Their "beverages" were not hidden by brown paper bags neither. Most drunk staight from the bottle and within a couple of hundred feet of deputies directing traffic. I was successful in not getting the illegal drinkers on video thank goodness. I don't wish to get anyone into trouble who was just having fun. I did get the overall crowd and vibe of a Panthers' Sunday. Events like this adds to Charlotte's cosmopolitan feel to me. Here are those videos!!! Be sure to choose the "high quality" option when you watch these videos. Enjoy!!!


YouTube - Urban Charlotte

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday

YouTube - Panthers Sunday
Not off topic at all. Thanks. Too bad you couldn't have gotten a "Press" pass.
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Old 11-18-2008, 01:15 AM
 
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No its not cosmopolitian!!!!!!!!!!! its slow and draining. and far behind. I like shopping and the retail in this city is a slump
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Old 11-18-2008, 02:20 AM
 
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Feel free to head on back to ATL, then.

Charlotte isn't for everyone. That's why they make different flavors of ice cream, ya know?
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Old 11-18-2008, 04:05 AM
 
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Feel free to head on back to ATL, then.

Charlotte isn't for everyone. That's why they make different flavors of ice cream, ya know?
It is okay!!! Folks in Atlanta are more than welcome to give their opinions of Charlotte. To an Atlantan, Charlotte is not cosmopolitan. People from any city that is larger than Charlotte would not see Charlotte as being cosmopolitan. I will say this. The fact that an Atlantan felt the need to come onto Charlotte's forum and tell us that we are not cosmopolitan is kinda funny. People from New York, Chicago, and LA don't do this. I wonder why an Atlantan did? Could it be that he is tired of all the Charlotte vs. Atlanta comparison questions down in Georgia? Could it be that he is a little sour about the whole Nascar Hall thing? Could it be that the Panthers are better than the Falcons? Could it be that if Charlotte was a town in Metro Atlanta, Charlotte's name would be listed first because the "city" is actually larger? Could it be that Atlanta transit officials recently made a trip to Charlotte to take notes on how to build a light rail system then wrote a 2 part series about what they learned from Charlotte in the local paper?

Here is a link to that article. Being that Atlanta is so cosmopolitan, this article would suggest that some folks in Atlanta thinks Charlotte is becoming cosmopolitan too.

Charlotte transit plans leave Atlanta in slow lane | ajc.com (http://www.ajc.com/business/content/business/saporta/stories/2008/03/30/saporta_0331.html - broken link)
Charlotte shows state support for transit is vital | ajc.com (http://www.ajc.com/metro/content/printedition/2008/04/07/saporta0407.html - broken link)
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Old 11-18-2008, 05:54 AM
 
Location: in the bushes. I can see you!!
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Old 11-18-2008, 07:41 AM
 
Location: Yellow Brick Road
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Interesting observations, Urban! And I agree - we are all fully aware that CLT is not ATL - and I don't know anyone who WANTS CLT to be ATL. ATL is just down the road . . . when I want what ATL has to offer, I drive down and partake, LOL.
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