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Old 01-29-2009, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, AL
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Only boring people get bored. I sincerely believe that. Especially if they are bored in a city with a robust library system, a Broadway theater league, a performing arts center that hosts many visiting performers, hiking trails, camp sites, botanical gardens, mega bookstores, skating rinks(roller or ice), bowling alleys, lots of active places of worship, clubs, two universities, several museums, and easy access to materials for just about any sport or hobby you'd care to try.

I suppose if you are the kind of person that is bored unless someone else is actively entertaining you, you might find it boring. It's true there aren't a heap of nightclubs and entertainment venues. If you require a lot of that to keep from being bored, you could make an argument that Huntsville is boring. (But then I'd refer you to the first sentence of my post. )


This is a statement that has me thinking. I come to find Huntsville to be a diverse place. I love the park in the downtown area. I'm finding things around Huntsville that are active and fun to do. I enjoy going to the Flying Monkey, Sam and Greg's, the park, the theater, and etc. I think with a town like Huntsville you have to search for those fun and entertaining things to do. Boring people don't like to search or find out what's happening around town that's fun and interesting to do. Searching the web, scoping out the local entertainment weekly, reading flyers, and just hearing the word about something new and interesting going on in Huntsville is being active in not getting bored.
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Old 02-04-2009, 02:01 PM
 
Location: Burbank, CA
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Respectfully disagree. Everyone needs "something" to do. Some towns simply do not provide the "something" that makes certain people tick. This something can be cultural, friendships, people, activities, hobbies, etc.

But it's gonna be different from person to person and town to town.
agreed, thats how kids get into trouble.....by making their own fun. Cities do need a good parks and recreation dept to provide activities, social opportunities, etc, IMO. Church social groups keep kids out of trouble as well.
However, I also agree that boring people get bored....but there has something to help you meet people, etc.
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Old 02-06-2009, 11:57 AM
 
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However, I also agree that boring people get bored....but there has something to help you meet people, etc.
I think the problem of adults making friends is common everywhere. Once you're out of school, it gets harder. You don't want to spend your free time with the same people you see all day at work. And you have less time for social activities, so it's harder to meet people other ways and harder to hang out. But this is common to everyone, everywhere - not just Huntsville. What exactly would make it easier to meet people? There are people everywhere you go. Just talk to them.

I live in a town of 5000, most of whom are not like me in terms of lifestyle, religion, income, hobbies, or whatever. But I have made friends here in at church, in the line at Walmart, taking my kids to the park, etc. It's not hard. We're now trying to get back to H'ville, and I'm looking forward to making new friends there.

I do wish that Huntsville had more parks and playgrounds.
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Old 02-06-2009, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I do wish that Huntsville had more parks and playgrounds.
Me too.
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Old 08-12-2009, 02:52 PM
 
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Default its boreing

I moved to Huntsville 6 years ago when I was 17 and honestly unless your over 40 have 3 kids or your a nerd huntsville is very lame the nightclubs close early and are either redneckish or ghetto. There's nothing downtown but a bunch of stoner teenagers chilling on park benchs. We never get any big music artists at the vbc you have todrive to nashville or birmingham and sometimes Atlanta do at the end of the day if u want everything huntsville has to offer in a big city package try moving to Nashville most young people stuck living in huntsville take the 2 hour drive up to N-town at least once a month
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Old 08-12-2009, 09:44 PM
 
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Yawn....
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:18 AM
 
Location: Huntsville native
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I moved to Huntsville 6 years ago when I was 17 and honestly unless your over 40 have 3 kids or your a nerd huntsville is very lame the nightclubs close early and are either redneckish or ghetto. There's nothing downtown but a bunch of stoner teenagers chilling on park benchs. We never get any big music artists at the vbc you have todrive to nashville or birmingham and sometimes Atlanta do at the end of the day if u want everything huntsville has to offer in a big city package try moving to Nashville most young people stuck living in huntsville take the 2 hour drive up to N-town at least once a month
Thanks for your first post...
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:37 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Default Boredom everywhere!

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U would fit in both because everywhere is boring when you think about it! NYC can become boring if you done everything that it has to offer!
3 day get-away packages to Las Vegas are very popular. Stay a 4th day, and boredom might propel you out of a high-rise hotel window!

If they built a duplicate Las Vegas casino or two in Hunstsville, then you'd still have to wade through all these Cd.com posts of: There's nothing to do here, I'm bored!

I'm no gambler, low enough income so the great $100 shows on the Strip are unattainable to me, and you can get bored here very, very quickly. Friday/Saturday nights roll around: I'm bored, nothing to do!
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:27 AM
 
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This is an old thread revived but I agree with ZenJenn - I am reminded of my parents saying to me as a child. "If you are bored, we will find you something to do!!!" Honestly, there is always something to do if you want to do it. Even if nothing going on you are close enough to somewhere that has something going on! There is alot to do for a town of its size and besides one can make things happen. Why are we as Americans always wanting to be entertained? I think we have developed short attention spans.
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Old 08-13-2009, 12:33 PM
 
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I moved to Huntsville 6 years ago when I was 17 and honestly unless your over 40 have 3 kids or your a nerd huntsville is very lame the nightclubs close early and are either redneckish or ghetto. There's nothing downtown but a bunch of stoner teenagers chilling on park benchs. We never get any big music artists at the vbc you have todrive to nashville or birmingham and sometimes Atlanta do at the end of the day if u want everything huntsville has to offer in a big city package try moving to Nashville most young people stuck living in huntsville take the 2 hour drive up to N-town at least once a month
Hope you didn't get your education here. That was difficult to read.
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