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Old 06-16-2009, 12:08 PM
 
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I am from Illinois and looking to move to tucson,I want a community that is laid back,and free of the hustle and bustle of city life,I want to be able to get to the shopping centers,and recreational activities,so far I hear pima is the best place, is there anywhere else?
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Old 06-16-2009, 12:26 PM
 
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Ha-ha, Tucson IS in Pima County and Metro Tucson and Pima County pretty much overlap.
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Old 06-16-2009, 12:37 PM
 
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Ajo (if you like garlic) and Why (what better question than it's existance?) are in Pima county. No city hustle and bustle there!
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Old 06-16-2009, 12:46 PM
 
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Ajo (if you like garlic) and Why (what better question than it's existance?) are in Pima county. No city hustle and bustle there!
I know... but who counts them...
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Old 06-16-2009, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Tucson, AZ
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The OP might. I counted them once but I lost interest when I saw 4 guys armed with automatic rifles and backpacks full of whackyweed meandering through the desert near Why.
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Old 06-16-2009, 04:45 PM
 
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... You did not really, Chorizo. :P
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Old 06-16-2009, 04:51 PM
 
Location: Tucson, AZ
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... You did not really, Chorizo. :P
Yes, I did really.

People smuggling drugs up from Mexico happens, every day.

I really did see those 4 men.

I have also seen plenty more in other areas in southern Arizona.

One time, down near the Beunos Aires Refuge, I had spotted in my binoculars a group of people smuggling. 4 guys were carrying a sled or tray of some sort, over their heads. On it were as many trashbags as could fit. One guy was running back and forth giving them water and pouring it on them to keep them cool. There were 4 armed men 2 in front and 2 in back as well.

Edit: Get on Tanque Verde road, and head east. Eventually it will turn into Redington Pass, keep going until it turns into a dirt road. Follow it until you get to the first cattle guard. There you will see a sign identical to this one:
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_cnUe2D6K76...on_Patrol5.jpg


Thats 15 minutes outside of Tucson city limits.

Note that this picture is not the one on Redington Road, its just the same sign.

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Old 06-16-2009, 04:56 PM
 
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I had spotted in my binoculars a group of people smuggling.
Wow, are ya a Peeping Tom, dear sausage?
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Old 06-16-2009, 04:59 PM
 
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Wow, are ya a Peeping Tom, dear sausage?
I was actually deer hunting. I initially spotted them with the scope of a rifle.
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Old 06-16-2009, 05:03 PM
 
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I was actually deer hunting.
Ha! Other people claim to have seen deer around here... I never have.
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