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Old 09-05-2008, 05:00 PM   #1
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San Antonio, dream retirement town

I'm visiting for a few days and loving it here. River Walk, Alamo, Market Square, what a nice town to retire in.

Keep the secret. A local said that the last rattlesnake left here in the 70's and scorpions are completely docile. People keep em for pets.

I loved the Alamo and the park. Alamo

Meals all over downtown for $3.99 lunch, Chinese, Mexican, deli, nice. Hospital is super modern and great air con.

River Walk has a duck gaggle to rival On Golden Pond.

Great town to move to.
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Gaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkk!!!!

I suppose the rattlesnake I killed in my front yard on Wednesday was just imaginary....

Time for a refresher: Texas is infested with scorpions, rattlesnakes, fire ants, crazy raspberry ants, cockroaches on steroids, killer bees, mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, tarantulas, brown recluse spiders, love bugs, swarming crickets, copperheads, cottonmouths, rabid skunks, wild hogs, alligators, oppressive heat & humidity, bleak desolate scenery, dirty beaches, polluted air, dust storms, drought, wildfires, water shortages, recurring floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, rednecks, huge piles of flaming mulch, spontaneously combusting playgrounds, roads hot as flowing lava, the stench of natural and unnatural gasses, amoebic meningitis lurking in area lakes, recurring ebola virus outbreaks, flesh eating bacteria, staggering homeowner insurance rates, unbelievably high property taxes, mandatory death sentences for DUI convictions, polygamous religious sects, and, lest we forget, doesn't look kindly towards Yankees (per Orchidflower).
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I'm from NYC and I was welcomed with open arms. A maraschino band welcomed me at the airport.

Those other things you mention are everywhere these days.

I love San Antonio. Love it. Lots of character and the Mexican ladies are fine. Fine.

Fire ants can be a great marital aide.
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I'm visiting for a few days and loving it here. River Walk, Alamo, Market Square, what a nice town to retire in.
I agree, it is a nice place to visit...
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A local said that the last rattlesnake left here in the 70's and scorpions are completely docile. People keep em for pets.
You can't be serious. Was that "local" sitting under a downtown overpass gripping a bottle wrapped in a brown paper bag? Thought so..
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I loved the Alamo and the park. Alamo
Did the tour guide tell you why they built it downtown?
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Meals all over downtown for $3.99 lunch, Chinese, Mexican, deli, nice.
Didn't get a look at their health score reports did you?
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Hospital is super modern and great air con.
Didn't think so...
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River Walk has a duck gaggle to rival On Golden Pond.
Peking Duck on the hoof...
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Great town to move to.
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A maraschino band welcomed me at the airport.
Love those cherry bands!!!
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Fire ants can be a great marital aide.
I'm stung by the depravity of this statement.
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I agree, it is a nice place to visit...

You can't be serious. Was that "local" sitting under a downtown overpass gripping a bottle wrapped in a brown paper bag? Thought so..

Did the tour guide tell you why they built it downtown?

Didn't get a look at their health score reports did you?

Didn't think so...

Peking Duck on the hoof...

See above...
Nice places to visit are just the place a retiree should live. More visitors, more dance partners, more drinking partners, more xxx patners. Olay.

The local was a Franciscan priest in Travis Park. He was shocked that anyone would equate rattlesnakes with possible harm. God's creatures and all that. But those $3.99 food places did have higher health scores than I like to see.

A diner too clean is scary. Means the staff is spending way more time washing up and less time with the cooking. There is just so much bleach and ammonia that a person can eat when dining out. I say, let me eat food, not chemicals.

I'm more than positive that San Antonio is the place to be. They even have a bacon festival coming up.
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Hey mods!!! Enuf's account has been pirated by the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce!

Spammin' b@stards...
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San Antonio is so sophisticated and suave that they don't Spam, they Quiche. Very upscale place. But they do slather it with Pace.

I like San Antonio, it's a happening "festival" town. Every last Saturday of the month, partay time on Houston. Woo hoooo. Don't miss it.

Got my editor alerted, writing an article called, "Texas, a retiree's dream".



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Got my editor alerted, writing an article called, "Texas, a retiree's dream".
Enuf, have you no common decency? Think of the innocent retirees lives that you could destroy.

Hrumphhh. You're probably one of those people who has a financial advisor and buys annuities...
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Enuf, have you no common decency? Think of the innocent retirees lives that you could destroy.

Hrumphhh. You're probably one of those people who has a financial advisor and buys annuities...

I have just the last 2 days discovered my roots. Texas. My calling is to lead the flocks here to settle this fertile place.

These are words of David Crockett, and I second his emotions.

This is the first I have had an opertunity to write you with convinience I am now blessed with excellent health and am in high spirits although I have had many difficulties to encounter I have got through Safe and have been received by everybody with open cerimony of friendship I am hailed with harty welcom to this country. A dinner and a party of ladys have honored me with an invitation to partisapate both at Nacing doches [Nacogdoches]3 and at this place The Cannon was fired here on my arival and I must say as to what I have seen of Texas it is the garden spot of the world. The best land and best prospects for health I ever saw and I do so believe it is a fortune to any man to come here. There is a world of country to Settle.

To that I say, hear hear.

Come to Texas, find the garden spot of the world. My financial advice will be available for a moderate fee. See my site, www.Texasannuities.com.
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Just as I suspected: Annuity spam.

Where the heck is a moderator when you need them....
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The local was a Franciscan priest in Travis Park.
Almost missed this.

Travis park? 20-1 odds the 'priest' was wearing a robe and offered to show you what was under it.
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Yes, she did, I didn't know they were nude under the robe and that young.

I'm also running a web site, www.unrobedTexaspriestesses.com


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Travis park? 20-1 odds the 'priest' was wearing a robe and offered to show you what was under it.
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Yes, she did...
She? Looks like Tranny Travis Park claimed another victim.
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One more reason to come to Texas, lots of variety to chose from. I'm a converted Texian. God's country, and I'm loving it. I feel relieved to finally find the retirees dream home. Going out tomorrow and buy myself a Twelve Gallon hat, some extinct rattlesnake boots, and a set of spurs. Maybe a turquoise belt buckle.

I just had dinner over at Mi Tierra and I'm convinced that San Antonio has the best Mexican food in the US. One wonders, "what haven't we got here in San Antonio?". It's all here.

Come one, come all.

Also, see my site on www.sanantoniotranny.com

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<sigh> Your avatar sums up my final comment on this subject. Enuf.


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Gaaaaaaaaaakkkkkkkkkkkkkk!!!!

Texas is infested with scorpions, rattlesnakes, fire ants, crazy raspberry ants, cockroaches on steroids, killer bees, mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, tarantulas, brown recluse spiders, love bugs, swarming crickets, copperheads, cottonmouths, rabid skunks, wild hogs, alligators, oppressive heat & humidity, bleak desolate scenery, dirty beaches, polluted air, dust storms, drought, wildfires, water shortages, recurring floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, rednecks, huge piles of flaming mulch, spontaneously combusting playgrounds, roads hot as flowing lava, the stench of natural and unnatural gasses, amoebic meningitis lurking in area lakes, recurring ebola virus outbreaks, flesh eating bacteria, staggering homeowner insurance rates, unbelievably high property taxes, mandatory death sentences for DUI convictions, polygamous religious sects, and, lest we forget, doesn't look kindly towards Yankees (per Orchidflower).
And one grumpy RE guy?
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Time for a refresher: Texas is infested with scorpions, rattlesnakes, fire ants, crazy raspberry ants, cockroaches on steroids, killer bees, mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, tarantulas, brown recluse spiders, love bugs, swarming crickets, copperheads, cottonmouths, rabid skunks, wild hogs, alligators, oppressive heat & humidity, bleak desolate scenery, dirty beaches, polluted air, dust storms, drought, wildfires, water shortages, recurring floods, tornadoes, hurricanes, rednecks, huge piles of flaming mulch, spontaneously combusting playgrounds, roads hot as flowing lava, the stench of natural and unnatural gasses, amoebic meningitis lurking in area lakes, recurring ebola virus outbreaks, flesh eating bacteria, staggering homeowner insurance rates, unbelievably high property taxes, mandatory death sentences for DUI convictions, polygamous religious sects, and, lest we forget, doesn't look kindly towards Yankees (per Orchidflower).
Awwww thanks Rew. What a nice warm welcome for all our evacuees from south Mississippi. Ike will be here by the middle of next week so we will arrive no later than next Tuesday. We will feel right at home.
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