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Old 06-27-2011, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Knightdale, NC
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Golf at the Washington Duke Inn, Durham. Afternoon tea in their sunroom. Or, lunch on the patio.
Antique shopping in the triangle and Benson.
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Old 06-27-2011, 08:32 PM
 
Location: Florida
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Thumbs up Very informative!!!

Im liking this thread....gives newbies options for things to do. I had someone give me advice in a different forum, telling me that I would be bored out of my mind if I moved to the Triangle. Im sure hoping this will prove him/her wrong!!!!
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Old 06-27-2011, 09:13 PM
 
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Im liking this thread....gives newbies options for things to do. I had someone give me advice in a different forum, telling me that I would be bored out of my mind if I moved to the Triangle. Im sure hoping this will prove him/her wrong!!!!
Don't pay attention to anything someone (bless his heart ) from another forum has to say about the Triangle .....
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Old 06-27-2011, 09:22 PM
 
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Sit outside the Big Easy and enjoy a delicious Sangria!
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Old 06-27-2011, 10:03 PM
 
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I'd like to see someone with an interest in photography attempt to do EVERYTHING on this list, and take photos of the entire experience. Wouldn't that be great?

Then they could make it into a book if they wanted.
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:14 PM
 
Location: Sanford, NC
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Someone mentioned Jordan Lake. Take a chair to the boat ramps and watch the drunks try and back their trailers down the ramps. Classic!
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Old 07-04-2011, 12:24 PM
 
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Take a kid to Laurel Hiils Park off Edwards Mill Rd.
A pond, amazing play structure & much more.
Laurel Hills Park/Children\'s Playground : Raleigh's Official Tourism Site
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Old 07-05-2011, 07:01 AM
 
Location: Wake Forest
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Top 5 in my humble homeowner opinion:

1. Watch paint dry. In this heat it dries quicker than you can put it on! No yoke!
2. Water garden, again and again and again!
3. Rake up dead oak leaves from summer heat!
4. Listen to your sun baked grass crack right under your feet!
5. Listen to the buzz. buzz. BUZZ of zillions of Cicada bugs high in the trees!

6 - 9. Heat related!

10. Watch a sunset on Falls Lake Dam slide over a western hill...perfect end to a day of chores around the house!

Ops did I say 5....the heat got me!
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Old 07-05-2011, 07:12 AM
 
Location: Raleigh-North Hills
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Go to Snoopy's on Wake Forest Rd....on "Hot Dog Tuesday" and see who shows up for one dollar hot dogs
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Old 07-05-2011, 08:53 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Go to Snoopy's on Wake Forest Rd....on "Hot Dog Tuesday" and see who shows up for one dollar hot dogs
That actually sounds like a fun idea. Or also check out the one by the university on Hillsborough, open till midnight. Can you imagine the people-watching about 11:30 pm on a Fri or Sat?
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