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tigermenard
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Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...

any ideas for best place to watch the game?



PoliticLA
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
FYI, I can't help much, but that area is worse than the quarter. Stay safe, and be vigilant.


RedTigerRulz
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Right on!!!! Proclaims itself to be Bourbon St. north.....hardly.....lousy bars and sleezy people!


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Purple Tiger 20
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
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FYI, I can't help much, but that area is worse than the quarter. Stay safe, and be vigilant.


No, it's not. Memphis, as a whole, is terrible, but Beale Street is one of the most heavily policed areas in town.. Just avoid the surrounding neighborhoods.

There aren't a lot of Sports-centric bars on Beale, but you would probably have a good experience at The Flying Saucer, just off Beale, across from the Peabody.


guttata
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Lived in Memphis for 4 yrs and Beale St. is definitely much safer than anywhere around the Quarter. Now, if you go a little south of Beale, it gets a good bit shadier, but I always felt much safer on Beale than I have anytime on Bourbon St. I'd probably hit the Pinch area if I were trying to watch the LSU game.


harry coleman beast
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Beale St >>>>>>>>>>> Bourbon St


AstroTiger
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
I swear can't figure you out, man


cajunjj
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Memphis sucks. Been several times. If u go Beale St. is about s good as it gets!


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Doyle McPoyle
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
I grew up in Memphis and live in French quarter and can tell u that bourbon is def safer. The surrounding areas not actually on bourbon are very dangerous tho so don't wander.

As far as bar, silkys and bardog are my two favorites


TBoy@LSU
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Been to Beale St. and wasn't impressed.


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Coon
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
If you're in Memphis go to the game then go back to beal after.


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harry coleman beast
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
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I swear can't figure you out, man


Umm yea, thats the point....


guttata
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Silkys has what, one TV? Great place to hang out, not so great place to watch a football game.


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gjackx
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
If you're that close, drive to Oxford and go to the dang game!


memphisplaya
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If you're that close, drive to Oxford and go to the dang game!


This. There are plenty of tickets left


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Meaux Bettah
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Fla St vs Other Tigers at the same time. Start at Bar Dog on Monroe, about 3 blocks from Beale off Main. Gastropub, cool bar. Then, if people bitch and turn the other game on, go back towards Beale and watch it at Flying Saucer, if that's no good for you, walk 3o yards away to the Silly Goose.. no, it's not a gay bar.
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Lagrange Gator
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Bring A Flac Jacket!!!!




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jose canseco
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Find a good blues band and get drunk.


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mtheob17
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Blues City Cafe over a slab of ribs:


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mtheob17
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re: Going to be on Beale St in Memphis this Saturday...
Silly Goose is a good choice in regards to scenary of the opposite sex!

Do your victory dance with a 40 at Raffords! That place gets wild on Saturday nights. They only take cash and their ATMS charge $10 fees so be prepared.
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