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  1. mb711

    mb711 West Coast Barner
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    I don't really "stay" out there, but I've had friends that went to UC Davis so I've hung out there a few times and I stop in Vacaville to get food/gas all the time on the way to Tahoe.
     
  2. soulfly

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    No. I work/live in Yakima...
     
  3. Marty Kaan

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    oh that sucks
     
  4. TheChatch

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    Yakima is one of the worst places ever.
     
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  5. soulfly

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    I'd rather work the job I have now than work for the city lol. But yeah, Yakima blows but I have a pretty legit job. Plus a lot of my friends are here.
     
  6. soulfly

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    Hey man, there are worse places in this state.
     
  7. NWestGator

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    It really is
     
  8. MJRuff01

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    Spent many days in the field in Yakima. All that sage and shit. place sucks.
     
  9. mc415

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    Ill be driving thru the 505 thru Winters Thanksgiving morning on my way to Redding
     
  10. soulfly

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    The fuck? MJRuff is a migrant worker lol.
     
  11. MJRuff01

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    When I was in the Army, dick
     
  12. chuckles

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    GOAT CITY :feelsgoodman:
     
  13. soulfly

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    Firing Center, huh? To be fair, you were out in Selah, which is Yakima's unwanted parasite (saying a lot).
     
  14. Handcuffed

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    the pnw economy sucks hard. im not sure i'd recommend moving without something lined up unless you have a lot of money, connections, or are willing to bust your ass hustling to make a living until you can get one.

    but if you are going to move, do it in the early spring. the pnw has four distinct seasons (although a lot of the country would :yaomingface: at what we call winter), but you'll want to experience the entirety of the summer/fall here for sure. g.o.a.t. weather + activities.

    btw, t-minus 1.5 hours until touchdown in SEATAC, then a 30 min. flight to pdx. boooom.
     
  15. MJRuff01

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    Just about 24 hours away from heartbreak as well.
     
  16. Handcuffed

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    yeah, this is bullshit how we have to play the entire freshman all-american team
     
  17. MJRuff01

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    Ducks got 2 dudes on that AA team. But yeah, you are up against it. Especially if Oklahoma st blows this in OT and opens up the door for you guys in the natty. That is gonna be sweet
     
  18. mc415

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    LOL...........Iowa St???? weak ass shit Cowgirls
     
  19. OZ

    OZ Old balls

    Just flew from Omaha to Phoenix (stupid small Omaha airport) and into Portland Oregon! Clear day and I was able to see the Twin Sisters Peaks all the way up to Mount Hood (with Jefferson and others rising in between, and yes besides Jefferson I was able to name them off one by one in the while in the plane...I'm a bit of a mountain nerd to be really blunt). The plane turned slightly and bang there is Mount Adams, St. Helens and Rainier as well. Amazing to believe because of the drastic rise of the mountains that you can see that many different peaks from an airplane window. Most awesome scenery type thing I have ever seen. My nerd level and love of mountains was swagging hard.

    Now off to get a microbrew, some food of the fish variety and go explore downtown until my buddy gets off work. Then its time to see amazing strip clubs, breweries, the packers kicking the shit out of the 49ers and a party in Astoria. Most excited I've ever been for a vacation.
     
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  20. duc15

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    Did you find a packers bar for the game?
     
  21. soulfly

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    Yakima > all
     
  22. 1

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    OZ ladies and gentlemen
     
  23. OZ

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    :idk: I like mountains. Skiing, hiking, visual beauty. People that don't like mountains would be much more weird imo.

    Asking my buddy tonight. I'm sure he has ideas but if you have a place you would recommend without a doubt I'll ask him.
     
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    It's the delivery man.....the delivery
     
  25. duc15

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    I don't know of any Packer bars in Portland because i'm not there much so I was just wondering if you had a place already picked out so i can find a good Packer bar.
     
  26. OZ

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    Here is a list of Packers bars in the state. Let me know if you have been to any of these bars and which would be best...this goes for anybody.
    http://www.packer-bars.com/Packer_Bars_List_3.html
     
  27. Duck70

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    I had dinner up here on saturday night (pic is from the winter) elevation is about 7500'. Amazing view
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  28. OZ

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    Welp, my buddy needs to get off work. I pulled my luggage around so many blocks downtown that the wheels are almost completely worn down.

    I'm just amazed at the number of people walking the streets. Also the number of hotties :beerchug:

    The Oregon Historical Society was also badass. Probably the best historical society I've seen.
     
  29. soulfly

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    Do me a favor and get in a car and massacre a biker.
     
  30. OZ

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    I would but back when I lived in Lincoln I was one of those bikers. Of course I was one that used trails at all possible times and actually stopped at lights and got the fuck over. Those that don't obey the road rules can/should be ran over.
     
  31. soulfly

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    Just joking around, although a lot of them in the Seattle/Portland areas give zero fucks about the traffic around them/obeying rules. But my roommate actually got clocked by a truck two months ago that tagged him at 30 mph. He was stalled in the road waiting to turn. Thankfully he had his helmet on (which a lot of dipshits don't) so he got off with a broken back.
     
  32. OZ

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    That would suck, hope his recovery goes smooth. But I agree, gotta wear a helmet.
     
  33. DistantFactor

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    Should be great weather all week up here. Assuming you are into micro-brews and strip clubs you have a lot of work cut out for you this week.
     
  34. OZ

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    We are hitting up 3-4 microbreweries tomorrow. My old roommate (kid I'm visiting) goes to Oregon State to learn to brew beer and make wine so he works at a winery and we both love good micros. I made sure I told him we need to hit up a good strip club. Also hiking and hitting up a party in Astoria on Saturday (I'm praying to god that I can hold them off on the party until after the Husker game).

    Besides the day we are hiking I will be drunk the entire time. Heading to Deschutes here in about 15 minutes. :beerchug: I haven't found one of their brews I don't enjoy so I'm looking forward to it.
     
  35. DistantFactor

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    The one downtown is great and within walking distance of a lot of other good bars and breweries.

    Henry's Tavern has something like 100+ beers on tap. I always recommend it to people who visit.
     
  36. soulfly

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    Enjoy your Yakima valley hops and grapes :yousoright:
     
  37. OZ

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    Update: I live here now.
     
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  38. Patface

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    Best of the PNW cities. Top 5 city. Not the best city doe.
     
  39. OZ

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    I like it a lot so far. But I love outdoors and I can go skiing on Saturday and drink a craft brew along the ocean on sunday. While sleeping in my own bed that night.

    Hard to beat that.
     
  40. Patface

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    Downtown is fabulous. Clean, healthy, well behaved people. Like I said, top-5 US city.
     
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  41. OZ

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    One of the reasons I love it. Although I lol'd really hard and long when I seen a $6,250 potential fine for littering.

    In Nebraska that is $500
     
  42. TC

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    Dropping in to say I'm a big fan of the show Portlandia
     
  43. AZquackhead

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    I live on 22nd and burnside now, enjoying it so far. Fuck bikers here.
     
  44. UODuck69

    UODuck69 I am not a fucking new member.

    Actual Portland resident
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    Actual (former now) Portland Mayor on the left, weirder than the fake one

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  45. Duck70

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    My cousin is a producer for that show & has been in a number of sketches :coolstorybro
     
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  46. Duck70

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    The beauty of Oregon. if you get a chance, hit up bend mid march. That's usually about the time of Bend winterfest, cheap motel rooms, mountain 25 min away, tons of fucking awesome craft brews and (of course) tons of drunk hot snow bunnies.
     
  47. Fancy

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    Seattle is (still) better than Portland
     
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  48. AIOLICOCK

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    agreed, but portland is still pretty awesome
     
  49. The Banks

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    I like Portland over Seattle because it's a little smaller
     
  50. Fancy

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    Oh for sure. Portland is very, very dope.