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Old 05-21-2017, 02:25 AM   #1231
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Aww, c'mon Addie. Bostonians, as well as most New Englanders alike, are infamous for NOT being polite to tourists. I think the expression I've often heard in Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts is "Please come and
leave your money, then go as quickly as posdible".
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Old 05-21-2017, 02:08 PM   #1232
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Aww, c'mon Addie. Bostonians, as well as most New Englanders alike, are infamous for NOT being polite to tourists. I think the expression I've often heard in Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts is "Please come and leave your money, then go as quickly as posdible".
I have never been rude to a tourist. If anything, just the opposite. I saw a few girls looking at the wonderful map the tourist industry make available for free. They were looking at it. "If we go this way, we can see Chinatown. I noticed that they were pointing to City Hall. I went over and pointed out that they were looking at the map upside down. And I informed them that they DID NOT want to see Chinatown. It is where the ladies of the evening plied their trade. Also there were many men of ill repute hanging out on the street, looking for an unsuspecting tourist. they went off to look at other sites. My advice for them was to follow the red brick line in the sidewalk. And stop to read the plaques on the side of a building.
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Old 05-21-2017, 02:18 PM   #1233
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Aww, c'mon Addie. Bostonians, as well as most New Englanders alike, are infamous for NOT being polite to tourists. I think the expression I've often heard in Vermont, Maine, and Massachusetts is "Please come and
leave your money, then go as quickly as posdible".
It's hard to put one label on the entire population of a region, but I think New Englanders tend to be reserved more than rude.
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Old 05-21-2017, 04:03 PM   #1234
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It's hard to put one label on the entire population of a region, but I think New Englanders tend to be reserved more than rude.
You're right Andy. When I go out on my scooter and pass someone walking, I now try to smile and say "Good Morning, Afternoon, etc. Sometimes there are elderly sitting on their front stoop or porch, I always slow down to say hello. I feel better for it and I know the recipient also does.

When Spike is walking Teddy, people will stop to pet him and they talk to Spike. Dogs are a great talking breaker. Specially if they are small. Pirate ran into one of the regulars that stop and talk to Spike. He referred to him as "that old homeless man that walks his dog." Spike is not a man that talks very much. And he certainly is not homeless.
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Old 06-19-2017, 10:17 AM   #1235
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I stumbled on "American Gods" - "fantasy" they called it. More like bizarre LSD trip. Grotesk craziness. But then I was probably the only one who did not like pulp fiction. I guess i am just not "artistic" enough to understand such nonsense.
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Charlie D, never heard of it - what channel/station is it on?
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Old 06-20-2017, 09:22 AM   #1237
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I stumbled on "American Gods" - "fantasy" they called it. More like bizarre LSD trip. Grotesk craziness. But then I was probably the only one who did not like pulp fiction. I guess i am just not "artistic" enough to understand such nonsense.
No Charlie, it is not you. There is so much nonsense, violence and far out crap on TV now, that it is getting more difficult to find anything really enjoyable on TV. The weather is nice now, so I am going to start going down to the Public Library and taking out CD's to watch.
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I thought I answered this thread but cannot seem to locate my post ..

In English: Blue Bloods .. I am a grand enthusiast of Pólice Programming ..


In Spanish: Old films from Cine de Barrio = The Neighborhood of Cinema which focuses on the Silver Screen films of Spain.

In Catalan: The local News here in Barcelona and surrounding regions of Cataluna.
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Old 06-21-2017, 10:53 AM   #1240
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In English: Blue Bloods .. I am a grand enthusiast of Pólice Programming ..


In Spanish: Old films from Cine de Barrio = The Neighborhood of Cinema which focuses on the Silver Screen films of Spain.

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