What's Austin, TX Like?

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  1. larry Darrel

    larry Darrel Well-Known Member

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    I'm thinking on going there for a drinking and live music vacation, and meeting a few women would be nice. Any thoughts?
     
  2. Mlaw

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    my brother lives there, I like it a lot
     
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    Ive heard nothing but good things. Thw lesbian I was dating said its the only town in Texas shell go to. Very progressive and collegy
     
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    Lots of 'mos and hipsters.
     
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    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

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    So far, this is the best answer.
     
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    Progressive and collegy. [​IMG]
     
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    I would go for the music and beer scene. I'm sure the hipsters would make it a little unbearable, but I have heard good things for the most part.
     
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    FunnyFarm2 Big Southern Dummy VIP Gold

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    There is a highway that goes around Austin where the speed limit is 85. That should tell you something.
     
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    They try way too hard to be hip in Austin, IMO.
     
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    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    Stay off 6th street and you'll be fine. Plenty of cool stuff to do and it's relatively small.
     
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    gwartney Is there gas in the car? Gold

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    I agree but won't that limit his music listening choices?
     
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    Horrible traffic and full of geeds now... you should have gone 15 years ago when it was awesome
     
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    Nah. There's all kinds of cool shit around there. 6th street is where the knuckleheads are. There some old places on Congress and 4th that aren't bad.
     
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    WTF??
     
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    I'm old... almost everything I knew there has been "upgraded" or is gone.

    Maybe Don Henley said it best... You can't go back, you can never go back
     
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    :console:
     
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    Drove from Corpus in March to Austin, traffic was ridiculous, as bad as Houston can get I'd still take it over Austin.
     
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    I know people that have taken almost 8 hours to get from Austin to Fort Worth or Dallas.
     
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    :scratch::scratch:
     
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    Is 6th street fags or nigs?
     
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