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Spartacus
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Posted - 02/25/2009 :  11:25:08 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
got a pretty good job offer there.
looks like its in the middle of nowhere!
anyone live in or near Pecos?
thanks
tom


What part of 'shall not be infringed' do you not understand?

forgive your enemies, but NEVER forget their names.....JFK

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the_punisher_
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Posted - 02/25/2009 :  11:40:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
you are right about it looking like the middle of nowhere,but it has an advantage,some of the best tasting cantaloupes are grown there.I used to live about 30 or so miles away in a town called Coyanosa,that was definitely the middle of nowhere.good luck with the job offer.
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alan self
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Posted - 02/25/2009 :  11:40:19 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Never lived there but Been through there a lot. And yes its nowhere but seen a whole lot worse. I think it depends on what you like. One thing Quite. Lots of open space.
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shootlow
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Posted - 02/25/2009 :  11:43:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
70 miles from it in Odessa
it is in the middle of Hell and nowhere
best cantalopes tn the world

"Go over,go under,go around,or go through.But never give up.


Edited by - shootlow on 02/25/2009 11:44:07 PM
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Old-Colts
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Posted - 02/25/2009 :  11:46:22 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by shootlow

best cantaloupes in the world
Yep!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Ox190
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  12:49:06 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Well I'm from Odessa, and somebody would have to pay me a hell of a lot of money to move to Pecos. If you like doing anything that doesn't involve blowing sand and dirt, and lots of hot weather I wouldn't recommend it.
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Spartacus
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  02:01:19 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I guess that's why they're paying so much!
what if i lived in odessa and commuted?
what's odessa like?
thanks
tom
BTW , currently I'm in a county of 15000 people in NW kansas, at least an hour from civilization.


What part of 'shall not be infringed' do you not understand?

forgive your enemies, but NEVER forget their names.....JFK

The average response time for a 911 call is 4 minutes.
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dennisnielsen
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  07:19:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Presidio Texas is just west from there.

It has some of the hottest temps in the nation,

National Weather service does not advertise temps from there.

Good watermelons too.

Texas hill country ends east of there,

west is Big Bend Natl park.



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You city slickers keep your gun control to yourselves.
You are living with too many asses per acre with no safe backstop.
Besides,the broadside of a barn is not the x-ring. ;]


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dennisnielsen
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  07:20:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Don't forget to see Judge Roy Bean's jersy lilly.

God fearing & gun owner and I'm keeping Them both.

You city slickers keep your gun control to yourselves.
You are living with too many asses per acre with no safe backstop.
Besides,the broadside of a barn is not the x-ring. ;]


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bull300wsm
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  08:22:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Ox190

Well I'm from Odessa, and somebody would have to pay me a hell of a lot of money to move to Pecos. If you like doing anything that doesn't involve blowing sand and dirt, and lots of hot weather I wouldn't recommend it.



This here is funny because I worked in Midland - Odessa in the mid 80's. I worked there a couple of weeks moving trees with a Vermeer tree truck and had to wear goggles all day because of the blowing sand...nice place

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ATHOMSON
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  08:48:18 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by the_punisher_

like the middle of nowhere


If you like hot, dry, windy, and the taste of sand; you'll love it.


"And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him."
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Ox190
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  08:55:11 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Odessa is a town that thrives when the oil field is running good, unfortunately it also creates an abundance of people and crime. Real estate is extremely overpriced right now due to the boom but should be dropping shortly if oil stays this low (I personally think it is going to go back up in the very near future). Odessa is a decent city of about 100,000. Great dove hunting anywhere around it, good whitetail and mule deer hunting within an hour, decent fishing within about an hour and a half. You could live in far west Odessa which extends about 5 miles west of Loop 338 and commute to Pecos as it is just a straight shot down I20.

Bull, for the record I hightailed it out of there a week after I turned 18 and now live in the Dallas Fort Worth area.

Edited by - Ox190 on 02/26/2009 08:56:08 AM
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mrseatle
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  09:19:09 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Midland/Odessa nearby major metropolitan area

It is the capital of the Oil biz, machine shops are everywhere, I heard some of 'em "dabble" in firearms.

CHL and FFL holders are Traitors...!



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mateomasfeo
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  09:31:51 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote


Just shoot me...



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kimi
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  09:52:39 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Whatever you do, don't miss all of the action in Van Horn!

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Spartacus
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  10:57:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Whatever you do, don't miss all of the action in Van Horn!



OK Kimi, don't leave me hangin', what's in Van Horn?


What part of 'shall not be infringed' do you not understand?

forgive your enemies, but NEVER forget their names.....JFK

The average response time for a 911 call is 4 minutes.
the average response time for a .357 magnum is 1400 FPS.
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ATHOMSON
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  11:00:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by tplumeri

[quote]
, what's in Van Horn?



Less than there is in Pecos, but not by much.

"And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him."
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Ox190
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  11:39:14 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
One good thing about that area though, you will get to eat some of the BEST mexican food. And I highly recommend Super Burger in Monahans if it's still there.
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Old-Colts
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  12:07:23 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by tplumeri

quote:
Whatever you do, don't miss all of the action in Van Horn
OK Kimi, don't leave me hangin', what's in Van Horn?
It's kind of a milestone when you're driving from the west coast to the east coast!
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kimi
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  4:41:39 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Old-Colts

quote:
Originally posted by tplumeri

quote:
Whatever you do, don't miss all of the action in Van Horn
OK Kimi, don't leave me hangin', what's in Van Horn?
It's kind of a milestone when you're driving from the west coast to the east coast!




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Txs
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  5:02:59 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Beware of any place where the best thing people can think of to say is that they have really good cantaloupes.

Being just down the road from the middle of nowhere does have one benefit...

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Spartacus
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  6:17:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
well, it must be really hard to get people to take jobs there.
I was offered 50% more in base salary and similar bennies AND guaranteed cost of living raises of 7% a year for 5 yrs.
why are they willing to pay so much?
is the ground radioactive or something?
tom


What part of 'shall not be infringed' do you not understand?

forgive your enemies, but NEVER forget their names.....JFK

The average response time for a 911 call is 4 minutes.
the average response time for a .357 magnum is 1400 FPS.
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shootlow
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  6:46:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
is the ground radioactive or something?


no just hot as hell
when a lizzard ask you for a drink of water its hot

"Go over,go under,go around,or go through.But never give up.


Edited by - shootlow on 02/26/2009 6:47:50 PM
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Ox190
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Posted - 02/26/2009 :  6:49:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nah just nobody wants to live out there. It's not a place for single folk that for sure.
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