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re: Guadalupe Mountains/Carlsbad vs. Big Bend - Mikey Ballgame
Ok, thanks for all your input. Based on your feedback we've decided to do Big Bend, but we're gonna wait until next Spring to catch wildflower season (we already have a Spring trip set to N. Carolina next month)....
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re: Best smokies waterfalls in gatlinburg and cherokee areas? - Mikey Ballgame
Middle Prong Trail is about 8 miles out and back, and passes several falls, a couple of which are slightly off the beaten path. Here is an excellent description to help make sure you don't miss anything: [link=(http://www.hikinginthesmokys.com/middle-prong-trail.htm)]LINK[/link] Spruce Flats ...
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Guadalupe Mountains/Carlsbad vs. Big Bend - Mikey Ballgame
The wife (no pics) and I are planning a trip out to West Texas in the fall. We're trying to decide between Big Bend National Park and a combo of Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Park. Alas, we don't have time to do all three. I would appreciate any insight from those of you who h...
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re: Best smokies waterfalls in gatlinburg and cherokee areas? - Mikey Ballgame
Relatively close (45 mins drive) to Elkmont is Middle Prong Trail, one of the best and most underrated hikes in the Smokies and really not difficult. Leads to a couple of waterfalls. Closer, maybe 30 minutes, is Spruce Flats Falls, a not so well known but very attractive falls. The trail starts ...
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re: 34th anniversary of the Challenger explosion - Mikey Ballgame
I was 15 and had stayed home from school sick. My dad worked for a NASA contractor and we were driving to the drug store to get Theraflu or something when the news came on the radio. He got real pale and said, "I think I better get back to work"....
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re: Twinkies have been ruined! - Mikey Ballgame
Suzy Q's are still excellent....
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re: Worst first name of a person you’ve met? - Mikey Ballgame
Girl that works at our local Popeye's is named Chickena. I photographed her name tag, but can't figure out how to post the pic here....
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re: Recommendations for wireless earbuds? - Mikey Ballgame
OnePlus makes a wireless earbud that sounds great and gets good reviews. [link=(https://www.oneplus.com/product/oneplus-bullets-wireless-2)]LINK[/link]...
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re: Tim Brando says college football is a colossal bore - Mikey Ballgame
I like the college game way more than NFL, but he's kinda right....
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re: I seriously think people arguing the umpire made the right call don’t understand sports - Mikey Ballgame
[quote]The batter-runner is permitted to exit the threefoot lane by means of a step, stride, reach or slide in the immediate vicinity of first base for the sole purpose of touching first base. He was striding for first base when the contact happened[/quote] This is the correct answer. The runn...
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re: I thought that Cole would shut the Nationals out. - Mikey Ballgame
"You can't predict baseball" - John Sterling...
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re: Saints uniforms today show the beurocratic idiocy of the NFL - Mikey Ballgame
[quote]beurocratic idiocy[/quote]...
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re: Miss St not too optimistic about beating LSU - Mikey Ballgame
Well they're not wrong...
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re: Inside information on the St. George vote - Mikey Ballgame
I don't live in the area and have only slightly followed this. Is the root of the problem the stupid city-parish consolidated government?...
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re: Joe Maddon is out: Who is the Cubs next manager? - Mikey Ballgame
[quote]Moises Alou[/quote] Was offered an opportunity to interview for Padres job, where he is already an advisor, but declined. Apparently likes the gig he has and not interested in the grind and associated BS of being a manager....
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re: Looks Like Utah State Is Your Next Game - Mikey Ballgame
[quote]McMath[/quote] Won't he be serving the stupid targeting suspension?...
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re: Just can’t watch the NFL anymore. - Mikey Ballgame
[quote] A pair of who gives a shite team[/quote] Like Jacksonville and Tennessee...
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re: What color pants do u want this weekend - Mikey Ballgame
Bring back the color-changing helmet...
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re: The most painful insect stings/bites in the world. - Mikey Ballgame
[quote]bullet ant[/quote] I like this from Wikipedia: The Sateré-Mawé people of Brazil use intentional bullet ant stings as part of their initiation rites to become warriors. The ants are first rendered unconscious by submerging them in a natural sedative, and then 80 of them are woven into gl...
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