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Old 08-22-2011, 01:44 AM
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Find out the rules. Call the state. You have to wait while the kid crosses; I imagine also while the lights flash... but if the overprotective mother starts a conversation, I would honk. Seriously (Up here they call these moms "porch monkeys")
I recommend taking a walk around Bellport, Wyandanch, or Roosevelt with a friend while having a very loud discussion about those porch monkeys.
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Old 08-22-2011, 06:28 AM
 
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I recommend taking a walk around Bellport, Wyandanch, or Roosevelt with a friend while having a very loud discussion about those porch monkeys.
Hahaha. I'm glad I'm not the only one that caught this. What the heck?
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:36 AM
 
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Ummm... I would be careful about using that term... you might want to google it before ever using it again. Doesn't mean the same thing to everyone.
Reference here is to the actual meaning: gossips

Urban Dictionary: "A person who sits on the porch and watches the neighbors. "
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Old 08-22-2011, 07:42 AM
 
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I think the better term would have been Yentas.
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:35 PM
 
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I always call them Mrs. Kravitz.

AAAAAABNER!!!
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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I think the better term would have been Yentas.
Maybe someone from upstate isn't familiar with the term.
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