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Old 08-18-2010, 03:48 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Let's just say this. Most people view Texas with cattle and cows, cowboys, honky tonk, spread out, stetsons, saloons, etc. You'll get a better view of this in Fort Worth than you would in Dallas, wouldn't you agree. I remember when there was news to turn the Reunion Arena into Billy Bob's honky tonk and let's just say that this was met with displeasure from a big portion of the Dallas residents. I bet he wouldn't get that same displeasure if it was in Fort Worth.
Hey, we already have the World's Largest ****** Tonk.

And to be fair, we do have a couple people who've made some mark on pop culture from this side of the Metroplex.

Kelly Clarkson, and that "My Life as Liz" girl (who's cute as hell, BTW).
Both from Burleson..... good for them.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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but its all fake...
I wouldn't call it fake but acknowledging history.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:50 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Fort Worth isn't necessarily trying to give off a image of being a cowboy or cattle town but more of preserving its history. Whats wrong with that? Ive never in my life had pair of cowboy boots or cowboy hat.
Well I said it has no shame in it's history a few posts ago. I never said it was a Cowboy or cattle town. But you'll get that Texas vibe they won't more in Fort Worth than you would in Dallas.

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but its all fake...
Whether it's fake or not really does not matter.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:53 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Hey, we already have the World's Largest ****** Tonk.

And to be fair, we do have a couple people who've made some mark on pop culture from this side of the Metroplex.

Kelly Clarkson, and that "My Life as Liz" girl (who's cute as hell, BTW).
Both from Burleson..... good for them.
Why was the H word in that taken off?
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:55 PM
 
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we also have the state fair!
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:57 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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we also have the state fair!
Right.......... in the middle of the hood.

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Old 08-18-2010, 03:57 PM
 
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Dallas is trying to convince the world that we are not a Texas city? Well I guess we certainly have done a poor job by pulling out all the stops to get the Texas State Fair and Texas Centennial Celebration (which F_rt Worth lost), Texas Sesquicentennial Celebration and TX-OU game. Oh and we adore this guy:

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Old 08-18-2010, 03:58 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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Well I said it has no shame in it's history a few posts ago. I never said it was a Cowboy or cattle town. But you'll get that Texas vibe they won't more in Fort Worth than you would in Dallas.


Whether it's fake or not really does not matter.
I for one don't like the Texas sterotype either. I would like Fort Worth to be viewed as a modern city that acknowledges its history. ESPN supposely will not make the superbowl a cowboy theme. If they do I will be highly pissed off. Its more to the city and metro than that.
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Old 08-18-2010, 03:59 PM
 
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they absolutely will! kdogg you are the most contradictory poster i've ever read on c-d! do you want the stockyards and billy bob's to be the icons of your city or not?
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Old 08-18-2010, 04:01 PM
 
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Right.......... in the middle of the hood.


eastdallasson and I came from that hood, baby!
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