East vs West

What are the things that puzzle, enrage, delight and tickle you as you go about your life in Madison?
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Re: East vs West

Postby thebookpolice » Fri Sep 11, 2009 4:07 pm

rrnate wrote:I have been making my own plans to cause a drunk scene on the east side and then retreat to my west side lair.

Hey, you never know--someone might notice!

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Re: East vs West

Postby feh23 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 4:09 pm

Goober McTuber wrote:My other observation is that among the “townies”, the whole East vs West thing is fairly good natured.


Among us "townies" it's ALL Madison, my friends. The only difference is in whether you're smelling Nag Champa or fresh cut grass.

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Re: East vs West

Postby Detritus » Thu Sep 17, 2009 6:52 pm

feh23 wrote:Among us "townies" it's ALL Madison, my friends. The only difference is in whether you're smoking Nag Champa or fresh cut grass.


Fixed it for ya.

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Re: East vs West

Postby fennel » Thu Sep 17, 2009 7:15 pm

Detritus wrote:
feh23 wrote:Among us "townies," it's ALL Madison, my friends. The only difference is in whether you're smoking Nag Champa or fresh cut grass.

Fixed it for ya.

Fixed it for y'all.
(National Punctuation Day.)

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Re: East vs West

Postby feh23 » Thu Sep 17, 2009 8:51 pm

As The Dude would say "This punctuation will not stand, man."

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Re: East vs West

Postby NullDevice » Mon Dec 28, 2009 5:59 pm

There are sides to Madison? The city's like 10 miles across...

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Re: East vs West

Postby gargantua » Fri Jan 15, 2010 10:59 am

Today's WSJ article about how Madison is the 5th gayest city in the U.S. mentioned that the East Side was "hippie crunchy".

Mmmmm....sounds like a brand of cereal.

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Re: East vs West

Postby Dairylander » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:20 am

Here's the link:
http://www.advocate.com/Print_Issue/Tra ... n_America/
The biggest surprise to me is that Atlanta is number 1.
I didn't know there were gay people south of the Mason-Dixon.

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Re: East vs West

Postby rrnate » Fri Jan 15, 2010 11:36 am

Dairylander wrote:Here's the link:
http://www.advocate.com/Print_Issue/Tra ... n_America/
The biggest surprise to me is that Atlanta is number 1.
I didn't know there were gay people south of the Mason-Dixon.


You really are a dairylander!

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Re: East vs West

Postby AaronTheSnob » Fri Jan 15, 2010 12:49 pm

I almost fell over when I read that. Madison??? The 5th gayest city in the U.S.? Interestingly enough, most gays and lesbians I know do not find Madison particularly gay-friendly. Perhaps less "gay hostile" than many other places. But, then again, is there any city in the U.S. that is really gay-friendly? I guess it's just a matter of degree.

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Hi-YO!

Postby Marvell » Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:39 pm

AaronTheSnob wrote:But, then again, is there any city in the U.S. that is really gay-friendly?


PFLAGstaff, AR?

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Re: East vs West

Postby Igor » Sun Jan 17, 2010 11:16 pm

I venture out East every so often - typically to Odana Golf Course or Le Tigre Lounge.

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Re: East vs West

Postby narcoleptish » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:47 am

From the gay friendly article:

"heaps of cute blond dreadlocked nuevo organic farmer dudes can be found at the Willy Street Co-op or the Farmers’ Market drinking their own beer from mason jars."

I am constantly tripping over these fuckers. Where'd they all come from?

How many is a "heap" anyway?

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Re: East vs West

Postby Steve Vokers » Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:30 pm

How did Frisco not make the top 5?

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Re: East vs West

Postby feh23 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:34 pm

Steve Vokers wrote:How did Frisco not make the top 5?

It's the standard which potentially gay cities are judged against.


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