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I Love Austin, Texas

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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 1 Response Jul 27, 2011

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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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    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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    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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    Hello i have Adorable Pomeranian Puppies For

    Adoption call me +1 202 688 7368 if interested thanks
    nyikob nyikob 22-25, M Dec 18, 2014

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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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    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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    I lived in Austin about eight years ago

    and I am moving back at the end of the month I am excited but scared I only kept in touch with a couple people while I was gone but I am super excited to be heading back home
    Thegonz81 Thegonz81 31-35, M Oct 16, 2014

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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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    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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    Beautiful Day Today

    Gorgeous day today folks! Hope you got out and did something outside
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M Feb 25, 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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    Traveled to this wonderful city a few times

    and loved every minute of it. Lots of stuff to do for a wide variety of interests.
    DrunkGiraffe DrunkGiraffe 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 18, 2014

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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 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 2, 2008

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    Where can I find lucy?

    This is austin Texas. They have everything. :)
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F Dec 2, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We live in Texas and frequently visit the hill country near Austin which has many vineyards and wineries east of it. During the spring we'll go down and stay near Fredericksburg...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 16

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    Out here we is stoned - immaculate.....The Doors ~~ "The Wasp (Texas Radio And The Big Beat)" I wanna tell you 'bout Texas Radio and the Big Beat Comes out of the Virginia...
    RetroKitten RetroKitten 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 4

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    Big Texas There once was a blind man who decided to visit Texas. When he arrived on the plane, he felt the seats and said, "Wow, these seats are big!" The person next to him...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    A lawyer went duck hunting for the first time in Texas. He shot and dropped a bird, but it fell into a farmer's field on the other side of the fence. As the lawyer climbed over the...
    khenpal khenpal 51-55, M 4 Responses Dec 29, 2014

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    I am, born and raised, through and through! Texas love! It's God's country, after all!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am in love with a boy who is lives in Texas and he is 19 like me. I can't stop thinking about him. He shares my faith and we are exactly the same. We seem like a perfect match...
    JesusFreak091995 JesusFreak091995 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 26, 2014

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    He doesn't want to date me because he lives in Germany and I live in Texas. We've been talking for four months now and I'm completely in love with him. I've never met anyone so...
    LilahWolf LilahWolf 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    It's raining haaard right now in Texas and I freaking love it sooo much ! Who else loves it ? ☁🌂
    KatelynKillz KatelynKillz 13-15, F 7 Responses Jan 2

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    I work for a non profit organization, I am the American Sign Language Interpreter Coordinator for part of East Texas. ABSOLUTELY love my job, love helping people with disABILITIES...
    FrustratedTexan FrustratedTexan 22-25, F Jan 4

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    No, my first love wasn't a pretty girl or a pet. My first love was the open spaces. When I was a boy, I lived on dairy farm in New Mexico. From my house on the farm I was a mere...
    extant1 extant1 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 11

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    I know a person named Jane (for privacy reasons). When I experienced difficulties during my exchange year, she helped me file a complaint to Department of State. Long story short...
    FirekeeperRule FirekeeperRule 18-21, T a week ago

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    I love going to little ghost towns, I once went to Texas to see some friends and we ended up at an old church with super creepy gravestones. It wasn't even covered in graffiti like...
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Another beautiful sunset in my guilded cage. I love traveling but my heart is in Texas.
    Mendmyheart Mendmyheart 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    I just moved to Texas for my wife to be closer to her mom. but I'm feeling lost more then ever. I've been married for 9 years have two beautiful kids. over the past 4 years. my...
    smyers3 smyers3 36-40, M Jan 4

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    So he left for bootcamp this morning, and he was able to call me right before he was getting on the bus for the airport... Well of course today was going to be rough and then I get...
    BrandiM96 BrandiM96 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 5

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    I love poker Texas holdem it's very fun and quite addicting
    1losthope 1losthope 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 5

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    For anyone who hasn't tried this yet, grab a friend and play a game called "story builder". Its best via messaging or texting but I guess it could work in person too. Even if you...
    DanBurnett DanBurnett 16-17, M Jan 8

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    Those aren't credits that roll after Walker Texas Ranger. It is actually a list of fatalities that occurred during the making of the episode.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Dec 30, 2014

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    My Arkansas Razorbacks showed up and showed out against Texas. Big 12 who??? Lmfao
    hogfan13 hogfan13 26-30, M 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    Watching doctor Zhivago while I have my morning coffee. Cold and rainy day in Texas, overcast. A heart felt romantic tragedy is a good way to start the day
    MermaidTripp MermaidTripp 18-21, F 7 Responses Jan 1

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    I'm going to miss O2L!! :( they were always making me happy when I was going through bad times!! I miss Conner, kian, Ricky,Sam, Trevor Moran,and Jc who's from Texas ( listen to...
    isabelamejia5562 isabelamejia5562 13-15, F Jan 2

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    Wish I had someone right next to me so I could hold her tight while watching a horror movie.. That's mostly all I'm doing right now is watching horror movies.. As above so below...
    southernobsession southernobsession 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 4

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    My family travelled to Texas and we stopped by at a restaurant. There was a black cat the restaurant owner said was a vicious hunter and rarely liked human. But somehow the cat...
    katsuobushi katsuobushi 36-40, M Jan 4

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    This is....The W.A.S.P (Texas Radio & The Big Beat)...STELLAR SONG....omg....wow!
    RetroKitten RetroKitten 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Look for a swingers in West Texas :)
    horneybear79912 horneybear79912 36-40, M Jan 5

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    Another day ends Rusty had his dinner, he is so spoiled he won't eat dog food if he sees' me eat something he has to have it to I roasted a big pan of vegetables tonight mushrooms...
    Rollingdowntheroad Rollingdowntheroad 51-55, M