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Old 05-05-2009, 09:31 PM
 
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Does anyone know the status of the new Outlet Shops that were to be built on I-40, north of OKC. Just thinking maybe the project had been put on hold due to the economy.
Woops!! make that west of OKC
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Old 05-06-2009, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Where there is too much snow!
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Two months, including one night that it rained 8", lots of t-storms to the right and left, tornado warnings right and left. Lotsa fun! No locusts, but lots of June bugs, ticks, tarantulas, and some I've never seen before or since. It was a really really nice place to unwind, but I think they would have objected if I'd just stayed there and hooked up my computer!
Sound to me it would be the best place to live, no phones, no electric, no TV, just yourself and Mom Nature .
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Old 05-06-2009, 09:42 AM
 
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Sound to me it would be the best place to live, no phones, no electric, no TV, just yourself and Mom Nature .
It wasn't quite that primitive, there was electricity and running water - but it was also in a cell dead zone. I'm not a TV person, but I do like my phone and internet! And there were coyotes, lots of them, singing every night.
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Old 05-06-2009, 09:47 AM
 
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Woops!! make that west of OKC
I think the OKC crowd might know the answer Cindy, we are about 90 minutes east of OKC, so we don't keep track of new businesses.
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Old 05-06-2009, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Where there is too much snow!
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It wasn't quite that primitive, there was electricity and running water - but it was also in a cell dead zone. I'm not a TV person, but I do like my phone and internet! And there were coyotes, lots of them, singing every night.
Around here if you get a clear view of a coyote, you shoot'm, quick it open season on them year around.
But it still sounds like my kinda place, small and out of the way .
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Old 05-06-2009, 12:49 PM
 
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Around here if you get a clear view of a coyote, you shoot'm, quick it open season on them year around.
But it still sounds like my kinda place, small and out of the way .
I like hearing the coyotes sing.

But I doubt if the average person would know a coyote if they saw it, they'd be more likely to think it was a german shepherd cross. The easiest way to tell is if they want to make friends with your little dog or would rather eat it, unless it happens to be a female in heat. And there are coy-dog crosses everywhere in this country, even in NYC. It's an excellent reason to have one's own dogs spayed or neutered - if it's a male dog, it won't be tempted to follow a female coyote in heat and find itself turned into lunch. Same goes for some wolves, though they are a lot more shy of where people live.
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Old 05-06-2009, 04:26 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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Evening Everyone!
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Old 05-06-2009, 05:37 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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Coyotes are not nearly as large as wolves, so most good sized dogs would have nothing to worry about right? I think the largest ones (in Oklahoma) would weigh in at 35 pounds or so. I do know in the Northern states they get up to nearly 80 pounds, which is HUGE, but in Oklahoma are they that big of a concern for your average Lab or other large dog?
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Old 05-06-2009, 06:02 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Coyotes are not nearly as large as wolves,
so most good sized dogs would have nothing to worry about right? I think the largest ones (in Oklahoma) would weigh in at 35 pounds or so. I do know in the Northern states they get up to nearly 80 pounds, which is HUGE, but in Oklahoma are they that big of a concern for your average Lab or other large dog?
Unless they've mated with a GreatDane
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Old 05-06-2009, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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Unless they've mated with a GreatDane
Yikes! I'd feel sorry for the coyote mother giving birth...
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