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[#] Sat Apr 22 2017 11:52:34 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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It surprised me but Old Forge has gotten too commercial.

Apparently American Airlines doesn't outsource their abuse to security or the police, they abuse the passengers themselves.  Take the abuse, or we will get you thrown off the plane and on the Do Not Fly list.



[#] Mon Apr 24 2017 16:18:53 EDT from Freakdog @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Sat Apr 22 2017 11:52:34 AM EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

It surprised me but Old Forge has gotten too commercial.

The last time I drove through Old Forge, it didn't seem a lot different from when I went there as a kid...not horribly commercial, at least on the main drag.



[#] Mon Apr 24 2017 19:29:52 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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My sister who was older ten years older than me spent the summers
working as a life guard in the number lakes. I spent a lot of time up
there.
Maybe I have just gotten old, and childhood innocence is gone, but I
thought it was more commerical, more crowded. I don't remember the
bigger hotels being there. I remember McDonald's being built, that is
now gone and replaced with some other fast food. Howard Johnson is
gone.
Maybe I don't remember all the billboard signs along the way.

[#] Tue Apr 25 2017 14:37:14 EDT from Freakdog @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Mon Apr 24 2017 07:29:52 PM EDT from zooer @ Uncensored
My sister who was older ten years older than me spent the summers
working as a life guard in the number lakes. I spent a lot of time up
there.
Maybe I have just gotten old, and childhood innocence is gone, but I
thought it was more commerical, more crowded. I don't remember the
bigger hotels being there. I remember McDonald's being built, that is
now gone and replaced with some other fast food. Howard Johnson is
gone.
Maybe I don't remember all the billboard signs along the way.

I haven't driven through there since my wife's grandparents sold their cabin in Indian Lake...but now that I think about it, it may have been nearly 20 years ago, now.

Old Forge was on the way between Indian Lake and Utica, and I drove right through. I was just happy to see Paul Bunyan still standing there. :)



[#] Tue Apr 25 2017 20:43:55 EDT from kc5tja @ Uncensored

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I grew up in Utica; in fact, that's where we'll be headed just prior to our road trip to visit ye olde familye.

[#] Tue Apr 25 2017 21:46:37 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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Wave when you go by, and be sure to check out the new Utica Club sign.



[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 10:12:07 EDT from Freakdog @ Dog Pound BBS II

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I grew up in Utica; in fact, that's where we'll be headed just prior to

our road trip to visit ye olde familye.

I lived there from early 1968 to late 1980...moved to NJ just before my 13th birthday (and literally a week after my bar mitzvah).

I still have cousins in Utica and the surrounding area, but only one with whom I'm at all close. I was in Rome, last summer, for his wedding.

[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 10:40:24 EDT from bennabiy @ Uncensored

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Ever get to Oneonta at all? We just moved from there to North Carolina this last year, but still have a 24 hour deli there.



[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 11:56:31 EDT from zooer @ Uncensored

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Tue Apr 25 2017 08:43:55 PM EDT from kc5tja @ Uncensored
I grew up in Utica; in fact, that's where we'll be headed just prior to our road trip to visit ye olde familye.

What Citadels, if any did you call when you lived in chewdica? 



[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 15:22:06 EDT from wizard of aahz @ Uncensored

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I go to visit family in Oneonta quite a bit

[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 17:20:21 EDT from Freakdog @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Alas, I didn't get into the Citadel scene until the very late 80s, already in south Jersey.

[#] Thu Apr 27 2017 17:19:57 EDT from Freakdog @ Dog Pound BBS II

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Ever get to Oneonta at all? We just moved from there to North
Carolina this last year, but still have a 24 hour deli there.

Nope...truthfully, I rarely get up there, these days...only 2x in the last couple of years, and not very often before that.

[#] Fri Apr 28 2017 03:45:40 EDT from kc5tja @ Uncensored

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It's been more than 20 years; I cannot recall which Citadels I called into.
There were two, primarily, and one RemoteAccess BBS (Powerline BBS). I just can't remember the Citadels, but I loved them dearly.

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