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Re: Knoxville is......
« Reply #16850 on: June 09, 2016, 05:41:27 am »

Try Houston, and of course, L.A.

Houston and LA are by far the worst. But Red Stick doesn't seem to be that much behind on every single occasion I've had the misfortune to drive down I12.
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« Reply #16852 on: June 09, 2016, 06:56:35 am »


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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16853 on: June 09, 2016, 10:06:12 am »

Hookers on 11th street.

I thought that was Admiral
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Re: Knoxville is......
« Reply #16854 on: June 09, 2016, 05:42:34 pm »

Yeah, drove down to Monterrey and Carmel on one trip to SF, the coast ride was beautiful. On the trip back I thought I'd make up some time and went the San Jose, Palo Alto way, big mistake.

Should have had our son that lives in San Jose be your guide. He knows all the best routes in San Jose. Unfortunately in Frisco it doesn't matter!
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16855 on: June 09, 2016, 06:36:04 pm »

If someone thinks Fayetteville is awesome, then they will love Tulsa.

If someone does NOT think Fayetteville is awesome then they are an idiot.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16856 on: June 09, 2016, 06:37:09 pm »

Hookers on 11th street.

In Memphis they are on a different street.................................
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Re: Knoxville is......
« Reply #16857 on: June 09, 2016, 07:03:55 pm »

Should have had our son that lives in San Jose be your guide. He knows all the best routes in San Jose. Unfortunately in Frisco it doesn't matter!

This was 280 or 285, whatever the interstate on the coast side of town. The drives up to Napa and back were always pretty easy, I even ventured into Oakland once to say I'd been there.
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Re: Knoxville is......
« Reply #16858 on: June 09, 2016, 07:21:10 pm »

Try Houston, and of course, L.A.
always hated dallas.  maybe that is because I grew up in houston.  but the highways there suck.  if you get off, its damn near impossible to find your way back on.
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Re: Knoxville is......
« Reply #16859 on: June 09, 2016, 07:58:55 pm »

Since they added that second stoplight, traffic in Lonoke ain't no picnic.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16860 on: June 10, 2016, 09:47:13 pm »

I thought that was Admiral

They are so big they can walk both 11th and Admiral at once.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16861 on: June 10, 2016, 10:48:01 pm »

Hawg Mafia asks for recommendations for the best stripper clubs in Tulsa and all you guys got are a bunch of lame restaurants...... ...........
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16862 on: June 11, 2016, 02:07:49 pm »

Hawg Mafia asks for recommendations for the best stripper clubs in Tulsa and all you guys got are a bunch of lame restaurants...... ...........

You are as likely to see good T/A at a restaurant as you are at the Tulsa collection of strip joints. Better to sit at the bar at the Hard Rock Casino by yourself and see if you can attract a working girl. She might give you a coupon for the all-you-can-eat buffet when you finish upstairs with her.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16863 on: June 11, 2016, 07:17:36 pm »

You are as likely to see good T/A at a restaurant as you are at the Tulsa collection of strip joints. Better to sit at the bar at the Hard Rock Casino by yourself and see if you can attract a working girl. She might give you a coupon for the all-you-can-eat buffet when you finish upstairs with her.

I had a girl approach me at the River Spirit one night. She said she charged some rate for hair dressing services and gave me her number. I was keeping my hair in a buzz cut at the time.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16864 on: June 11, 2016, 07:24:41 pm »

We would drive over and smoke pot with a 1 leg hooker and listen to KMOD.
Roy D!!


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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16865 on: June 11, 2016, 09:01:23 pm »

Roy D!!


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Roy D wasn't on KMOD in those days. This was back when KMOD was still cool.

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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16866 on: June 12, 2016, 10:08:30 pm »

Roy D wasn't on KMOD in those days. This was back when KMOD was still cool.



And Starship was always on the itnerary. Both the music side and the "paraphenalia" side as well.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16867 on: June 13, 2016, 01:30:14 am »

And Starship was always on the itnerary. Both the music side and the "paraphenalia" side as well.


Starship, Scary Mary and Enagodadavida were on  the itinerary...... and the 1 legged hooker.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16868 on: June 13, 2016, 09:33:35 am »


Starship, Scary Mary and Enagodadavida were on  the itinerary...... and the 1 legged hooker.

I haven't been to Starship in two decades. If I went now they'd probably think I was a narco agent.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16869 on: June 13, 2016, 10:41:25 am »

I haven't been to Starship in two decades. If I went now they'd probably think I was a narco agent.


Starship? Is that on Jefferson?
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16870 on: June 13, 2016, 09:51:48 pm »

I haven't been to Starship in two decades. If I went now they'd probably think I was a narco agent.


I was in there last fall, before that probably 1990.  It's still a cool place.
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Road Game Question
« Reply #16871 on: June 13, 2016, 11:10:54 pm »

I have a huge favor to ask you road warriors. I pride myself on making as many road games as I can and really enjoy visiting with Razorback fans on the road. I enjoy road games much more than home games.. It seems like those that travel are more in the game. I can't imagine if RRS was filled with road hogs.. The noise would be insane..
Anyway.. I usually order through the ticket office and end up with the worst possible seats in the house. I rarely get to sit down low unless I travel to the venue and gamble on buying from a scalper. Do any of you get lower level tickets when traveling to a road game? And if so would you please PM me in the future? I would be most appreciative. I can promise you that myself and friends would represent in your place very well.  :)   The 2 games that we really want to go to is TCU and Auburn. I would be more than happy to purchase them from you.  Thanks in advance and God Bless
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16872 on: June 13, 2016, 11:17:07 pm »

Starship? Is that on Jefferson?

Ha! Starship Records and Tapes (shows it's age) used to be the best record store in OK. There was a "gift shop" next door with loads of bongs and other paraphenalia. They used to be near TU, 15th/Delaware (I think). They are now on Lewis between 11th and 15th. Something like that. Apparently still worth the trip!
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Re: Road Game Question
« Reply #16873 on: June 13, 2016, 11:39:12 pm »

Just get them through stubhub or similar site and sit where you want.  I've usually been able to find reasonably priced tickets in the area I wanted to sit.

http://www.stubhub.com/tcu-football-tickets-tcu-vs-arkansas-9-10-2016/event/9485590/?mbox=1&abbyo=false&rS=6&qtyq=false&sliderpos=true
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16874 on: June 14, 2016, 12:47:36 am »

They still sell records and tapes. Now the music store and head shop are under the same roof. I think they moved to Lewis about 10 years ago. It's in the perfect location. Across the street is a palm reader/quick divorce/bead store.
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16875 on: June 14, 2016, 07:51:39 am »

They still sell records and tapes. Now the music store and head shop are under the same roof. I think they moved to Lewis about 10 years ago. It's in the perfect location. Across the street is a palm reader/quick divorce/bead store.
only thing missing is a tavern/wedding chapel/dispensary


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Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16876 on: June 14, 2016, 11:09:37 pm »

As posted in previous threads, i am visiting October 8th for the Bama game.  You guys have been very kind in giving advice, etc.

I'm looking for a place near campus that reserves parking for individual football games in advance, whether it be a church, school, another fan, etc.  I know this may be a difficult request, but do you guys know of any websites, etc I could check out?  I have been checking Stubhub.

Otherwise I guess I will have to park at Baum Stadium parking lot.  Does it fill up fast?

Thanks again guys in advance.

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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16877 on: June 14, 2016, 11:16:03 pm »

http://www.razorbackparking.com/index.html




I don't think they offer pre-pay single tickets:

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Single game passes will be available on a first come first serve basis.  However, you will not be allowed to "choose" the location of your space.

However, you can call them and see what time you should get there etc. 
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16878 on: June 14, 2016, 11:27:33 pm »

Thanks,!  Definitely one resource I will check out!
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16879 on: June 15, 2016, 07:05:51 am »

Thanks,!  Definitely one resource I will check out!

How far are you willing to walk and what do you plan to do before/after the game?
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16880 on: June 15, 2016, 07:20:23 am »

There will be hundreds of passes for sale on Stubhub in another month or so. The problem is they don't guarantee the same parking assignments every year like they do with seats, so it's risky for sellers to list this far in advance. I would definitely wait it out.
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16881 on: June 15, 2016, 07:44:27 am »

An inexpensive option is parking at Fayetteville High School.  It's southeast of the stadium. There are no reserved spots, but always spots available. It's a fundraiser for there band. $10-$20 in recent years.  The walk up to the stadium takes you by the Gardens Tailgate area and you could drop by the museum at Bud Walton Arena if you like.

A totally free option, but is a long walk, is to park on Dickson Street and walk up.  I attend Central United Methodist Church and there is a covered parking garage at the church that is free.  Also lots of standard lot parking as well. You could head up Dickson (the Fayetteville Entertaimment District) grab some food or a drink, enjoy the game, and then do the same on your way back to the car. 

Whatever you decide to do, have a safe trip up.
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16882 on: June 15, 2016, 08:44:45 am »

I appreciate your responses.  Definitely nicer than LSU, AU and UT fans....

Looking forward to the trip!!!
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16883 on: June 15, 2016, 09:40:53 am »

As posted in previous threads, i am visiting October 8th for the Bama game.  You guys have been very kind in giving advice, etc.

I'm looking for a place near campus that reserves parking for individual football games in advance, whether it be a church, school, another fan, etc.  I know this may be a difficult request, but do you guys know of any websites, etc I could check out?  I have been checking Stubhub.

Otherwise I guess I will have to park at Baum Stadium parking lot.  Does it fill up fast?

Thanks again guys in advance.

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I wish I were more handy with the web..... this house in the link you are looking at does valet parking.  His name is Sean (or Shawn)....Anyone know of this house on Oliver and how to get in touch with him?

https://www.google.com/maps/@36.0694357,-94.1814529,3a,90y,94.09h,69.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sop59SNuaZi1fZMpVhq9Reg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656
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Re: Tulsa
« Reply #16884 on: June 15, 2016, 10:11:50 am »

only thing missing is a tavern/wedding chapel/dispensary


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Right down the road is the home office of Hasty Bake. The elite charcoal grill's name takes on a new meaning when we are talking about head shops.
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16885 on: June 15, 2016, 10:35:15 am »

I wish I were more handy with the web..... this house in the link you are looking at does valet parking.  His name is Sean (or Shawn)....Anyone know of this house on Oliver and how to get in touch with him?

https://www.google.com/maps/@36.0694357,-94.1814529,3a,90y,94.09h,69.52t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sop59SNuaZi1fZMpVhq9Reg!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

Oliver and Halsell (highlighted streets) have plenty of ($25 - $60) single game options... Easy walk to the stadium through some pretty popular tailgating areas. Get there early and you won't have any problems finding a spot.
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« Reply #16886 on: June 15, 2016, 11:24:22 am »

Right down the road is the home office of Hasty Bake. The elite charcoal grill's name takes on a new meaning when we are talking about head shops.

I heard they wanted to expand but David Pryor was questioning what type of "head" a head shop meant...........................
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16887 on: June 15, 2016, 12:43:58 pm »

I appreciate your responses.  Definitely nicer than LSU, AU and UT fans....

Looking forward to the trip!!!
Safe travel up.  By the way, can you bring my two sons up with you as both will be at Bama this fall!   Still a big Hog fan here though!  Go Hogs Go
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16888 on: June 15, 2016, 01:13:56 pm »

I appreciate your responses.  Definitely nicer than LSU, AU and UT fans....

Looking forward to the trip!!!

No problem.  Come back next season and open a question thread for those who need info about travel/parking in Tuscaloosa.
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« Reply #16889 on: June 15, 2016, 02:40:06 pm »

Thanks again guys and we will talk next year for those wanting to visit Ttown
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Re: Reserved football parking for Bama game RFI
« Reply #16890 on: June 15, 2016, 03:46:30 pm »

As several folks have stated the key is to get to a place to park EARLY. That being said, there are several private residences that park cars on Cleveland ST. It's north of the stadium about 1/4-1/2 mile. The caveat is that the walk down is easy;  the walk back up after the game is a calf burner and lung expander for about 250 yards or so.   If age, bad knees etc...are an issue, plan accordingly

If the opportunity presents itself and you get the chance you might look to see if a parking tag comes available for sale in the parking garage right across from RRS on Stadium Dr.
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« Reply #16891 on: June 15, 2016, 03:50:47 pm »

I appreciate your responses.  Definitely nicer than LSU, AU and UT fans....
LSU fans tried to direct us where we would be towed.
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« Reply #16892 on: June 15, 2016, 05:05:17 pm »

Cant seem to find a topic on this so here goes: Finally going to arlington this year. Purchasing tickets through the ticket office i notice they have different ticket levels. Is it worth it to bump up from the $85 single game ticket to the $125? What sections are good to sit in and which ones do you want to avoid? Last but not least, what are some recommended places to stay the night? Any help is greatly appreciated  :razorback: :razorback: :razorback:
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« Reply #16893 on: June 15, 2016, 05:08:42 pm »

The $85 should be in the corners of the upper most deck, the $125 will be between the 30's of the upper most deck, to me, not worth the extra cash because of the size of the video board.
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Re: A&M
« Reply #16894 on: June 15, 2016, 05:27:04 pm »

between the 30s? as in from 431-439? as opposed to???
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« Reply #16895 on: June 15, 2016, 05:34:18 pm »

between the 30s? as in from 431-439? as opposed to???
I think he means yard line.  IOW its affects your viewing angle of the field and video board
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« Reply #16896 on: June 15, 2016, 05:34:52 pm »

They can send you a price map.  Let me see if I still have it
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« Reply #16897 on: June 15, 2016, 05:40:42 pm »

As for hotels it just depends on your budget. Stayed at the Sheraton last year.  Was pricy but walking distance from stadium


Double tree this year 30 miles away but much cheaper
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« Reply #16898 on: June 15, 2016, 05:43:45 pm »

$85 for a ticket to a football game? THAT is outrageous!


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« Reply #16899 on: June 15, 2016, 05:46:57 pm »

many thanks everyone, especially for the map that helps tremendously.  :razorback: WPS
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