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I Find Comfort In the 24 Hr Fluoro Lights of Service Stations

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    I'm Glad They're There.

    For one, I'm a night owl.  I like to know that when I'm out and about in the wee hours, I can find a place to stop and get a soda, a snack, a slurpee, whatever. Also, I'm a road trip junkie.  After 3 or 4 hours in a car, it's nice to stretch my legs, grab a bite, and...
    EBunbury EBunbury 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 27, 2009

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    Anyone Else Out There?

    It's the same sense I get in the early morning. It's a time when no one else is out in the world; the only thing remotely alive are the lights on the highway and the familiar hum of your old car. It's so late at night that there is no one at all on the roads; it's deep and dark...
    BrenMore BrenMore 22-25, F Apr 27, 2009

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    How Odd...

    I hate gas stations.  During the day the are just greasy little places filled with angry and depressed people(usually) and the smell is absolutely nauseating.  But!, during the night, when those bright lights are on, they are somehow soothing...
    moonlit1 moonlit1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2008

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    I Can See the Lovely Sev From My Window!

    There's nothing like knowing one can go get 8 ice cream sammiches right now; at the 24/7  fluoro-lit "Sev' right down the way.
    navyvet navyvet 56-60, M Nov 25, 2008

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