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Old 06-19-2009, 01:47 PM
 
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And more than just one Wal-Mart.
And more than just 1 Best Buy.
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:53 PM
 
Location: West Michigan
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You know you live in a big town when:

You overhear somebody complaining in the grocery store that the potatoes have dirt on them.

There are several places to rent movies.

The schools DON'T close for opening day of deer season.

It takes 30 minutes to drive 5 miles.

An entrance ramp is a normal part of everyday driving.

A building over 5 stories is the norm, not the exception.

You speak of high population density as a good thing.

You have to be careful what time you go to the park, so you don't **** off the dealers and hookers.

Tolls and fares are just another part of the daily commute.

Parking spaces have meters.
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Oregon
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Small town directions are so more user friendly.

Go down this street until you see a red tractor next to a white barn...

Oh yeah - I know where you're talkin bout, it's down the street from the old gas station (that hasn't been there for 20 years!) and right next to Old Man Jones house!!
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Old 06-19-2009, 03:19 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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You know you live in a big town when there a stop light at every block.
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Old 06-19-2009, 09:55 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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You know you live in a big town when their is such thing as double left turn lanes and.......double right turn lanes ( seriously we have them here!)
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Old 06-19-2009, 10:10 PM
 
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You know you live in a big town when you have more than 1 Days Inn motel.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:34 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM - Summerlin, NV
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You know your in a "big town" or "big city" when you see a nail salon or subway on every stripmall, on every block! hint,hint:Albuquerque hahaha

At the rate Albuquerque is going were gunna have a wal-mart every mile.. on the west side it has already begun.
On Central there is a Wal-greens like 2 blocks from the other.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:40 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, NM - Summerlin, NV
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You know you live in a big town when:

You overhear somebody complaining in the grocery store that the potatoes have dirt on them.

You have to be careful what time you go to the park, so you don't **** off the dealers and hookers.
I love these
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Old 06-20-2009, 03:49 AM
 
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You know you live in a big town when you break up with your ex-girlfriend and you can go a whole 17 months without once bumping into her on the streets.

Speaking from personal experience from when I used to live in a "town" who's population is in the high 6 figures.
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Old 06-20-2009, 10:18 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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You know you live in a big town when you break up with your ex-girlfriend and you can go a whole 17 months without once bumping into her on the streets.

Speaking from personal experience from when I used to live in a "town" who's population is in the high 6 figures.
Too funny, I never thought of that bonus!
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