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Gale
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Well, I enjoyed it, but do many people outside of Texas know about Aggie jokes?
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quote:
Originally posted by Gayle:
Well, I enjoyed it, but do many people outside of Texas know about Aggie jokes?

Those that listen to Jim Rome do.

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I'm sure most of Arkansas does. My guess would be that Oklahoma, Kansas and Missouri do now also. And even if no one else does, It is about time the rest of the world is introduced to Aggie jokes.

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I knew about them when I lived in North Carolina.
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I live in Louisiana...we know about them! [Big Grin]
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We have known about Aggie jokes in Oklahoma for a long time.....

And we also know most of them aren't jokes, but true stories... [Big Grin]

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Jason Threadslayer
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Are Aggie jokes like Newfie jokes?

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At the very least, it's a picture of a real store. The website http://www.loupots.com/ (go to locations) This is a picture of the Northgate location. Maybe I should call them ask if it was staged. I don't know that I could trust the answer I would be given.
I can also vouch that "Aggie Jokes" are not jokes, but true stories.

ETA: The facing street is none other than University Drive, and is a heavily trafficed area, the photographer had to be a quick shot to not get any cars in it, even with the hurricane scare. You can see some cars in the window reflections.

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quote:
Originally posted by Canora Venatrix sdb021499:
At the very least, it's a picture of a real store. The website http://www.loupots.com/ (go to locations) This is a picture of the Northgate location. Maybe I should call them ask if it was staged. I don't know that I could trust the answer I would be given.
I can also vouch that "Aggie Jokes" are not jokes, but true stories.

An Aggie will tell you that the one "true" Aggie joke is:

Q: What do you call an Aggie five years after graduation?
A: Boss

The proper reply is "That's the one true Aggie 'joke' because all the other stories really happened" [Big Grin]

buf 'honk if I'm an Aggie' ungla

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I wonder if this was intended more to prevent looting than storm damage. The plywood could be bolted securely to the walls on the inside, making it more difficult to break in. If it's just nailed on the outside, looters (and hurricane winds) could possibly pry it loose.

Maybe not. I'm just trying to guess their reasoning.

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quote:
Originally posted by Tootsie Plunkettios:
I wonder if this was intended more to prevent looting than storm damage. The plywood could be bolted securely to the walls on the inside, making it more difficult to break in. If it's just nailed on the outside, looters (and hurricane winds) could possibly pry it loose.

Maybe not. I'm just trying to guess their reasoning.

I think you've hit the nail right on the head! [Big Grin] The facade on the outside of the window would make securing the plywood quite a damaging proposition. By securing it inside, they reduce the chance of looters (nothing eliminates it entirely) and probably also reduces the chance of extensive wind driven rain damage. Wouldn't help in flood waters but better than nothing!

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