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I Love Austin, Texas

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    Been Here 21 Years

    I love Austin.  I wasn't born here but I've spent 21 years here, much longer than anywhere else, and it is home.  It's very laid back and I have a nice group of friends here.  There are a lot of musicians and artists in general here.  It's also quite...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 3 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    Beautiful Day Today

    Gorgeous day today folks! Hope you got out and did something outside
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 26-30, M Feb 25, 2008

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    Hope To Move There Soon

    The place where I'd like to work, is in Austin, TX, but even before I knew of this job I've always wanted to visit the city, and live there. Right now I live in KY, but I've been talking to my boyfriend (soon to be fiance and husband) about my thoughts of applying to where I'd...
    DoctorChurchie DoctorChurchie 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 8, 2012

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    I Live In and Love Austin

       I live in the south west side of Austin, and I love this city. I spend alot of time down the on the Veloway on my bike. Run townlake. Captex Triathlon and Statesmen 10K. Very healthy trendy city. Hang out at Whole Foods downtown Lamar and SoCo. Love the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 30, 2009

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    Been Here 21 Years

    I love Austin.  I wasn't born here but I've spent 21 years here, much longer than anywhere else, and it is home.  It's very laid back and I have a nice group of friends here.  There are a lot of musicians and artists in general here.  It's also quite...
    ReformedAutomaton ReformedAutomaton 36-40, M 4 Responses Jun 4, 2007

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    Separated From Husband In Chicago And Found Myself In Love With Austin

    I only meant to visit my nephew in Austin because we're really close. But being there a week (during ACL) was enough for me to figure out that Austin was made for someone like me -- very individualistic, creative, musician, etc. The people of Austin were what influenced me the...
    ChicagoToAustin ChicagoToAustin 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    Going Home, Kind of

    As I prepare for my move back to Austin next month, I'm reminded of all the things I loved about living there and the new adventures that await me. I'm looking forward to it! :)
    anadolu anadolu 36-40, F 4 Responses May 16, 2009

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    Back In 'the Day'

    I spent a few weekends in Austin and to this day - I can say it is the coolest party town in the US.  Better than New Orleans (pre-Katrina), better than Vegas, Memphis, etc.  It had a cool vibe and I got lucky a few times.  Music, Food, Booze, Sex - I ...
    yukonpete yukonpete 36-40 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    6th Street In Austin:)

    OOH MY GOD!! Ok, so this weekend was my first time to ever go to Austin. I absolutely love it. We drove down 6th street yesterday (Friday night) and boy do I wish I was 21! It was amazing!! I love Texas country music and that's all you could here from bar to bar..live bands and...
    beautifulbaby069 beautifulbaby069 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2012

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    Austin City Limits

    i visited austin for the first time this past september, and i absolutlely fell in love with the city. it was big, but not overwhelming. the people were friendly. it was warm. the college was gorgeous. but most of all, it's a city obsessed with music. the "live music capital of...
    dearest dearest 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 29, 2008

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    Austin Has Changed...for the Better!

    My brother came to visit last night. He graduated from UT in 2000. It was awesome hearing all the old stories about Austin. Part of me wishes I knew the Austin that he knew, but then part of me loves the Austin of today. Even though I have lived here for three years, I have...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    Keep Austin Weird!!!

    I went to Austin last October to visit an ex boy. I went a week after my bday and a week before his. I had a blast and I loved, loved, loved 6th Street. We had so much fun and the shops were amazing. I really liked Lucy In Disguise. It had to have been the best costume shop I...
    CarrieBeth CarrieBeth 26-30, F May 18, 2010

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    Best Time Ever!

    I went to Austin for the first time two weeks ago and it was so much fun! My friends and I went to Emo's Austin to see Bedouin Soundclash, which I had never even heard of but they were so good! It has to be one of the best shows I have ever seen. On top of it, Flogging Molly was...
    FeistyRoadrunner FeistyRoadrunner 19-21, F 29 Responses Feb 11, 2008

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    Texas Mesothelioma

     In 2003, my father Randy Cole was diagnosed with mesothelioma after having worked at an auto manufacturing plant for 30 years. The asbestos, used in surfaces to prevent fires, caused malignant cancer in his chest and abdomen, and took his life only 3 months after diagnosis...
    bigtex99 bigtex99 41-45, M Sep 30, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    Anyone else been to the nude beach at Lake Travis in Austin Texas? When I went it was gorgeous out and LOTS of people.
    SomeOtherGuy72 SomeOtherGuy72 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Heart Restless - Bluest Eyes in Texas Lyrics That lonesome Texas sun was setting slow And in the rear view mirror, I watched it go I can still see wind in her golden hair I...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jul 1

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    I've lived in many places in Texas. I've met the best people and the worst. I wouldn't take any of it back. I love my Texas! 🌵
    xojessicamarie xojessicamarie 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    A cowboy rode into town and stopped at a saloon for a drink. Unfortunately, the locals always had a habit of picking on strangers, which he was. When he finished his drink, he...
    illusionlife illusionlife 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 15

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    A rough and tough cowboy finishes his drink at a bar and gets up to leave. A minute later, he comes back in saying with a mean look in his eye "I'm going to sit down and have one...
    Tasha15Girl Tasha15Girl 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    Time to rock with a little blues! One can hardly list Texas music and not do a lot of Country, I, how ever am an old hippie and a cowboy wrapped up in one.I love good ole Rock and...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M Jul 9

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    It'a the only thing my Father taught me that I appreciate, learned to play it when I was just seven and even got a few chance to play it at a casino. One of my dreams is to be the...
    AriGALAXY AriGALAXY 13-15, M Jun 29

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    I love Texas so much. Most people want to go somewhere out of state when they graduate but I want to stay riiiiiiight here.
    youthberry youthberry 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 16

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    I absolutely love movies!!! And all kinds to, even some chick flicks.... But growing up it was mostly 'Disney', 'Gladiator', 'The Mummy' movies and 'Texas Rangers'. But now it's...
    AMB97 AMB97 16-17, F Jul 11

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    oh withdrawals! i came back after work yesterday just to find him in the fetal position. it hurt me seeing him this way but i knew in my mind this was bound to happen. He ran out...
    lovelyytroubledsoul lovelyytroubledsoul 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    My first love was a pretty Mexican girl in Texas. Sadly, we moved to Florida and that ended it. She was so pretty and sweet. She was 17 and I was 15. I think about her often.
    gonzogeek gonzogeek 56-60, M Jun 30

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    Lee Greenwood - God Bless The USA Lyrics If tomorrow all the things were gone I’d worked for all my life, And I had to start again with just my children and my wife. I’d...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 4

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    So when I was born my mom was best friends with the family next door and around the time I was born their youngest son was born too we are the same age. We where BFF"s since birth...
    MatildaBlack MatildaBlack 13-15, F Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Do any girls on here that love to make their belly round, eat lots of food, has a chubby belly live in Texas ? If so, inbox me please :)
    thatguyjaymart thatguyjaymart 16-17, M Jul 7

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    Ladies, loves, *****, baby girls, submissives. All of these in one would make my world right. Where are you? Daddy's waiting on you! Talk to me lover...please.
    TexasDaddy143 TexasDaddy143 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 16

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    Tim McGraw - Refried Dreams Lyrics Last Monday mornin' you left with no warnin' I started goin' insane Well I headed South out of Del Rio, Texas With a hell of a load on my...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F Jul 17

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    I do love a good storm not one that does a lot of damage , but one moth list of thunder and lighting. I grew up in the Midwest then lived in Texas for 10 years there was lots of...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 18

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    I love Texas weather it's perfect today
    lovebritney lovebritney 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19

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    Californiacation A Texan, a Californian and a Seattlite were all drinking in a bar. After a while, the Texan grabbed a bottle of tequila, threw it in the air and shot it into a...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Jul 1

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    Sunshine, there ain't a thing that you can do that's gonna ruin my night. (But, there's just something about) This dizzy dreamer and her bleeding little blue boy. Licking your...
    Mitzux3 Mitzux3 16-17, F Jul 9

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    My mother and I were living together in Houston, Texas-when-in December, 1978- Billy's second album-"52'nd Street" came out. It was yet another truly sweet, fun, upbeat "thirty...
    jrhanold jrhanold 46-50, M Jul 10

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    But i live in texas and everyone that i know here is prejudice
    thephilosopherkatoria thephilosopherkatoria 70+, F Jul 10

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    Q: The turtle took two chocolates to Texas to teach Thomas to tie his boots. How many T's in that?
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 9 Responses Jul 15

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    Texas Roadhouse is one of my favorite places to go to on the weekends. The atmosphere is very casual and the steaks are great, also the blooming onion and the bread are good. I...
    musicinme musicinme 56-60, F Jul 16

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    Been barefoot shopping all day. Nobody has said a word. I know there are a lot more people here in Texas that would to be barefoot too because they are all wearing flip flops. If...
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 20

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    Are there any other barefooters in Lubbock, Texas?
    Barefoot58 Barefoot58 56-60, M Jul 20

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    We are in the DFW area and love it here.
    GreenBlueEyes GreenBlueEyes 41-45 3 Responses a week ago

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    In the men's bathroom, an accountant, a lawyer and a cowboy were standing side-by-side using the urinal. The accountant finished, zipped up and started washing and literally...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Is there anything better than Friday night lights in Texas? Summer practices start soon, can't wait to go watch them.
    CountryTexan CountryTexan 16-17, F 5 days ago

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