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Old 06-25-2018, 08:18 AM   #21
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Old 06-25-2018, 08:33 AM   #22
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I grew up in the midwest. Houston doesn't seem so bad when you've spent a lot of time being cold and poor.
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Old 06-25-2018, 08:42 AM   #23
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true but there is just too many dang people in houston now. It's like LA. Alot better placees to live. I love corpus even though 40arpent hates it which actually makes me like corpus even better now.
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true but there is just too many dang people in houston now. It's like LA. Alot better placees to live. I love corpus even though 40arpent hates it which actually makes me like corpus even better now.
There are too many people now. I don't notice it much though. I'm spoiled. My daughters' day care and elementary school is at the entrance of my neighborhood, my gym is 4 blocks away, and my office is a mile away. Don't really go anywhere else during the week. It's sad really.
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Houston is a typical American urban wasteland. I learned a long time ago n Atlanta that you have to live near work and try to reduce your time spent in traffic on the weekends by going out early and getting home by 11am if possible. Make your loot and leave. No city pays better than Houston for skilled labor. Just remember, the grass is always greener on the other side until you get there and realize it has been spray painted.
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I've been in Sugar Land since 1999. at that time there was nothing out there, now it is becoming over-populated. I think the thing I hate the most about this area is the weather and the radio stations. But SW houston isn't such a terrible place to be. I've grown accustomed to having to drive at least 30 minutes to anywhere I want to go and the bad driving habits of others. I agree with Houston having a lot of opportunity for skilled labor and good payouts. And it's such a big city we really have just about everything here. I know some decent twisty roads on my side of town, but there's hardly any anywhere else. best to load the bike up and either hit the track or go to san antonio / austin for good street riding in Texas
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I just can't figure out why the radio stations suck so bad. Kiss in sa is playing great music. Heck corpus stations are tons better than Houston
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There's always streaming if you don't like the stations. Now that the music wife and I like is considered Oldies, it could be worse.
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I just can't figure out why the radio stations suck so bad. Kiss in sa is playing great music. Heck corpus stations are tons better than Houston
completely agree, KISS is the main station I listen to while in SA. it's what 94.5 the Buzz USED to be
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completely agree, KISS is the main station I listen to while in SA. it's what 94.5 the Buzz USED to be
If you have HD Radio, look for 96.5 HD2 - It's what a true rock station should be..

Not that garbage hipster BS that the buzz plays.. plus you don't hear that douchenozzle rod ryan saying "bro" the whole ride into work.
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If you have HD Radio, look for 96.5 HD2 - It's what a true rock station should be..

Not that garbage hipster BS that the buzz plays.. plus you don't hear that douchenozzle rod ryan saying "bro" the whole ride into work.
I just found that station a few weeks ago. It was hard to find. I had to search by genre on the touch screen and it popped up. Couldn't find it using the tuner. It's a pretty good station. Probably the only rock station I would listen to in Houston. The radio in Houston is complete garbage. We did have that old school hip hop station for about six months on 92.1 that was pretty cool. Turned it on one day and it's now an R&B station. I have a spotify account so the only reason I turn on the radio is because my phone died.
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you know you make a valid point...think how nice it would be to make all the liberals move to california or germany where fascist belong.
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I don't want to hear about houston radio sucking. Here in Port Lavaca all I get is one station of today's country (tractor rap), several tejano stations and the classic rock station from Victoria is all static. I even put a "better" antenna on my truck but it didn't help. At home at least i can put on a music channel via cable one. I stream a lot of pandora and get the data usage warnings from at&t monthly. It's like it costs a ton to listen to good tunes. When I was a kid in LJ we used to carry a battery powered boom box with us everywhere and got good stations all the time. That's back when 94.5 was the oldies station and 107.5 was the rock station. Rock 101 KLOL was good too back then.
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I grew up in the midwest. Houston doesn't seem so bad when you've spent a lot of time being cold and poor.
I grew up in the midwest too. I can tolerate high humidity a lot better than subzero winters.

I don't hate Houston. Except the radio stations. They suck. Beaumont has a better station than we do. It's ridiculous.
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I just found that station a few weeks ago. It was hard to find. I had to search by genre on the touch screen and it popped up. Couldn't find it using the tuner. It's a pretty good station. Probably the only rock station I would listen to in Houston. The radio in Houston is complete garbage. We did have that old school hip hop station for about six months on 92.1 that was pretty cool. Turned it on one day and it's now an R&B station. I have a spotify account so the only reason I turn on the radio is because my phone died.
boom 92 was an awesome station, but yeah unfortunately it didn't last very long
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I don't want to hear about houston radio sucking. Here in Port Lavaca all I get is one station of today's country (tractor rap), several tejano stations and the classic rock station from Victoria is all static. I even put a "better" antenna on my truck but it didn't help. At home at least i can put on a music channel via cable one. I stream a lot of pandora and get the data usage warnings from at&t monthly. It's like it costs a ton to listen to good tunes. When I was a kid in LJ we used to carry a battery powered boom box with us everywhere and got good stations all the time. That's back when 94.5 was the oldies station and 107.5 was the rock station. Rock 101 KLOL was good too back then.
Oh stevens and pruitt. I was going to hire them to simulcast on the rock station I started in Corpus. they wanted 10k a month so I passed and did the morning show myself with a friend i knew since elementary school. It was the funnest 18 months of my life.
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Grew up in NE La (50k population), went to school in New Orleans for 3 years & been in Houston since 98. I used to travel through midwest every month for previous jobs. I freakin LOVE Houston!!! Midwest people may be happy but they don't look it. I haven't found another city I would rather live in.

My son has dyxlexia...guess what...there is an awesome non-profit called Neihaus that has helped immensely. I dont know if another city would have been able to help as much.

When I get ready to buy a Ducati...Houston has large dealer network...

How many racetracks are nearby...

I am not sure I will retire here just because I like the beach and freshwater fishing but this city has been very good to me.

I had a vendor tell me once "We are real Texans, we chose to come here!" lol
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