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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby surgent » Thu Oct 21, 2010 6:19 pm

A New Mexican and an Arizonan are drinking at the finest upscale establishment in Albuquerque when they both need to use the facilities, so they walk around back where the management has kindly dug a trench for such needs. After they're done, the New Mexican starts to wash his hands off using the hose, while the Arizonan just walsk back to the bar. The NMican says "we were always taught to wash our hands after peeing". The AZn replies "we were always taught not to pee on our hands".
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Andinistaloco » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:30 pm

Bob Burd wrote:I was in Ajo (is that just the greatest name for a town, or what?) last year


What on earth were you doing in Ajo? As far as I know it's not on the way to anywhere, except maybe Puerto Penasco.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Clark_Griswold » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:01 pm

lcarreau wrote:Where the hell is "Lago?"
http://www.summitpost.org/user_page.php?user_id=42611


I told you, it's on the shores of Mono Lake in California.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Clark_Griswold » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:08 pm

FortMental wrote:A mother from a Tuba City trailer park.....


You know, Tuba is on the Reservation and pretty much everyone living there is Navajo. You might want to refrain from using towns that are essentially racially uniform and not white, you wouldn't want to be thought of in that way, you know. Also, being the Reservation, most everything there is BIA housing and there are no trailer parks. Plus, it's a pretty poor place and making fun of them for being poor really comes across as less funny and more mean spirited.

Now, a Trailer Park in Flagstaff, that I can get behind.

BTW, what prompted all this Arizona Hostility?
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby lcarreau » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:16 pm

Mr Leghorn wrote:
BTW, what prompted all this Arizona Hostility?


You don't have to look very far. It was somebody from California..

http://www.summitpost.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?t=44882
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby lcarreau » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:31 pm

Mr Leghorn wrote:
lcarreau wrote:Where the hell is "Lago?"
http://www.summitpost.org/user_page.php?user_id=42611


I told you, it's on the shores of Mono Lake in California.


Sorry, man..

Is this what you're talking about?

"As the film begins, the Stranger rides into the fictional mining town of Lago, in a setting similar to the Arizona territory. Three gun-toting men follow him into the saloon and then the barbershop, taunting and ridiculing him, but when one of them swivels him around in the barber's chair, he shoots all three of them dead."

Have to excuse me for my slowness. I had to put 2 and 2 together, and finally got FIVE.

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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Clark_Griswold » Thu Oct 21, 2010 9:43 pm

lcarreau wrote:
Mr Leghorn wrote:
lcarreau wrote:Where the hell is "Lago?"
http://www.summitpost.org/user_page.php?user_id=42611


I told you, it's on the shores of Mono Lake in California.


Sorry, man..

Is this what you're talking about?

"As the film begins, the Stranger rides into the fictional mining town of Lago, in a setting similar to the Arizona territory. Three gun-toting men follow him into the saloon and then the barbershop, taunting and ridiculing him, but when one of them swivels him around in the barber's chair, he shoots all three of them dead."

Have to excuse me for my slowness. I had to put 2 and 2 together, and finally got FIVE.

:oops:


Yup, High Plains Drifter is the reference.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Day Hiker » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:03 am

Andinistaloco wrote:What on earth were you doing in Ajo? As far as I know it's not on the way to anywhere, except maybe Puerto Penasco.


It's on the road into Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument, but I suspect you already know that if you know about Puerto Penasco. There is decent scenery and some peaks and good hiking in Organ Pipe.

I have even been there in the summer 3 or 4 times. They have some excellent monsoon storms in late summer, which is part of what allows all those cactus species to grow. But now that I have lived in a hot place for 10 years, I save any Organ Pipe trips for non-summer months.

I saw my one-and-only in-the-wild gila monster in Organ Pipe, in May 2001 I think.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby MoapaPk » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:26 am

Mount Ajo is on the DPS list.

Hey Day Hiker, that rock formation looks a lot like one in Kodachrome Basin. I see the picture is hosted at members.cox.net-- oh the irony. Maybe I should change my screen resolution... but that picture is currently burying a lot of text on my monitor.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Day Hiker » Fri Oct 22, 2010 1:42 am

MoapaPk wrote:Hey Day Hiker, that rock formation looks a lot like one in Kodachrome Basin. I see the picture is hosted at members.cox.net-- oh the irony.

I always thought the company name "Cox" is rather silly. Interesting that you can say "Cox" on the radio, but you can't say "cocks."

The image is of a rock feature on the Primitive Loop hike in Arches National Park.

MoapaPk wrote:Maybe I should change my screen resolution... but that picture is currently burying a lot of text on my monitor.

I will have to fix that. If it's doing that to you, it's doing it to others. Before I sized the image, I even checked the width of the margin to make sure it would fit. I did not realize the margin width would vary between users.
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Re: What sucks about AZ

Postby Day Hiker » Fri Oct 22, 2010 5:39 am

Image

Actually, it's part of a rock fin and rather non-phallic in appearance from virtually any direction. But leave it up to Day Hiker to find the one exact point in 3-D space from which it looks like a giant pecker! :D
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