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    There is plenty wrong with Texas. We need this thread to balance out that other one. Post away.
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    I hear it can get hot and humid in the summer.
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    Texans.

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    Everything outside of Austin.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    I will ask my niece when she arrives in a couple of months. She is an excellent kid who easily adapts. However, after 2 years in Texas they are moving back to Utah and her husband will be taking a pay cut, but they still want to come back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I will ask my niece when she arrives in a couple of months. She is an excellent kid who easily adapts. However, after 2 years in Texas they are moving back to Utah and her husband will be taking a pay cut, but they still want to come back.
    Utah Mormons.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    The newsworthiness of what's wrong with Texas, or right with California, falls in the category of "dog bites man."

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkGrace View Post
    Utah Mormons.
    I hear the term all the time. Is it a derogatory term?

    I think there are people everywhere who choose to make sacrifices to live somewhere. Heck I would imagine there are even people like that who will live in or move to California.

    According to the American Legislative Exchange Council, Utah is again ranked #1 for economic outlook. I guess utah has been number 1 since 2008. Yea, I will put up with Utah mormons to live here. Can't think of anywhere I would rather live.

    I await your definition to find out if according to you I am a Utah mormon?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dwight Schr-ute View Post
    Texans.
    Native Texans who fit stereotypes.
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    Utah Mormons.
    Insular Utah Mormons now living in Texas and surrounded by Southern Baptists. Some react by trying to "out Mormon" each another.
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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I hear the term all the time. Is it a derogatory term?

    I think there are people everywhere who choose to make sacrifices to live somewhere. Heck I would imagine there are even people like that who will live in or move to California.

    According to the American Legislative Exchange Council, Utah is again ranked #1 for economic outlook. I guess utah has been number 1 since 2008. Yea, I will put up with Utah mormons to live here. Can't think of anywhere I would rather live.

    I await your definition to find out if according to you I am a Utah mormon?
    Guess they're taking a pay cut for economic opportunities.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkGrace View Post
    Guess they're taking a pay cut for economic opportunities.
    I don't blame you, but you replied without reading my post. I will put it another way. Even non-mormons will make sacrifices, like pay cut to live where they want. Maybe one feels the chance for business opportunities are better down the line. You don't get stuck in a 9-5 go nowhere job even though it currently pays more.

    My son took a paycut to move a while ago. Now he is making more money and still has promotion opportunities.

    You have a very narrow perspective of things. Sounds like you might be the perfect utah mormon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I don't blame you, but you replied without reading my post. I will put it another way. Even non-mormons will make sacrifices, like pay cut to live where they want. Maybe one feels the chance for business opportunities are better down the line. You don't get stuck in a 9-5 go nowhere job even though it currently pays more.

    My son took a paycut to move a while ago. Now he is making more money and still has promotion opportunities.

    You have a very narrow perspective of things. Sounds like you might be the perfect utah mormon.
    Yes, at this very moment I'm considering moving back for less pay because I can't handle living in a place where there aren't a lot of Mormons.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkGrace View Post
    Utah Mormons.
    Yes, I have to agree. Displaced Utah Mormons contribute considerably with what is wrong with Texas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkGrace View Post
    Yes, at this very moment I'm considering moving back for less pay because I can't handle living in a place where there aren't a lot of Mormons.
    LOL, so you being a boob who can't handle things attribute that trait to everyone else. Keep posting. I am getting an idea of what a so called Utah mormon is and realize it doesn't mean you live in Utah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    LOL, so you being a boob who can't handle things attribute that trait to everyone else. Keep posting. I am getting an idea of what a so called Utah mormon is and realize it doesn't mean you live in Utah.
    Don't take the bait, 71. The jerk store called and they're running out of MG.
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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    LOL, so you being a boob who can't handle things attribute that trait to everyone else. Keep posting. I am getting an idea of what a so called Utah mormon is and realize it doesn't mean you live in Utah.
    It's more a mentality than physical location. The type to where you move to another state, say Texas, and then go running back to Utah for less pay because you can't handle being away from your bubble.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post
    Don't take the bait, 71. The jerk store called and they're running out of MG.
    I won't. I find it truly sad when people resort to making demeaning remarks or inuendo's about another persons relatives.

    I have had a higher opinion of MG than that. I am just playing along to see how far down the IQ latter he can drop in my view.

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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I won't. I find it truly sad when people resort to making demeaning remarks or inuendo's about another persons relatives.

    I have had a higher opinion of MG than that. I am just playing along to see how far down the IQ latter he can drop in my view.
    :cringe: I told you to stop giving him ammo!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post
    :cringe: I told you to stop giving him ammo!
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I won't. I find it truly sad when people resort to making demeaning remarks or inuendo's about another persons relatives.

    I have had a higher opinion of MG than that. I am just playing along to see how far down the IQ latter he can drop in my view.
    Your first mistake.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paperback Writer View Post
    Native Texans who fit stereotypes.

    Insular Utah Mormons now living in Texas and surrounded by Southern Baptists. Some react by trying to "out Mormon" each another.
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    Yes, I have to agree. Displaced Utah Mormons contribute considerably with what is wrong with Texas.
    Texans who pretend that the problem with the church in Texas is Utah Mormons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by byu71 View Post
    I am just playing along to see how far down the IQ latter he can drop in my view.
    Come to think of it, you should have a nice view from the bottom of the ladder.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    Come to think of it, you should have a nice view from the bottom of the ladder.
    Ouch.

    See, '71, I'd never say anything that mean. I hope you have a lower opinion of JL than me.
    So Russell...what do you love about music? To begin with, everything.

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    I hate everyone that posts in this thread.....especially JL for starting it
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    Quote Originally Posted by Moliere View Post
    I hate everyone that posts in this thread.....especially JL for starting it

    Hey I love Texas, but you people are out of control.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Lebowski View Post
    Hey I love Texas, but you people are out of control.
    If I were going for "out of control", I would opine on things of the burnt orange variety in a thread titled: "What's Wrong with Texas".
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    Looks like not everything is bigger in Texas.

    Also, it appears this could have been posted in DB's Ohio State thread. Or the Dayton thread.
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