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Old 07-31-2007, 03:54 PM
Location: Hutto, Tx
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Yep. Bubbas live in places like Brazoria and Freeport, Smithville, Alvin, etc...
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:43 PM
Location: SW Austin & Wimberley
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Someone said i look like someone... that lives in south austin. what exactly do they mean by that?
I suppose they meant that your appearance was that of a laid back, relaxed really cool person, dressed casual but with a look of authenticity and earnest resolve.

If you're female you might be somewhat unshaven under the arms and have an "earth mama" vibe/look going on. If you're a dude, you might have looked like you slept in your clothes last night, but somehow you still looked good.

South Austin used to mean "Bubba" or "Redneck", but I think now, at least in the closer in Central areas, it's more of a bohemian thing.

That's my best stab at it, and I've lived in South Austin for 17 years.
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Old 08-01-2007, 09:58 PM
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So, if I call someone from the "westlakey" areas of SW Austin a
South Austin guy or gal, will they be offended?
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Old 08-02-2007, 06:33 AM
Location: Austin, TX
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Lol....quite possibly, depends on the particular one .
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