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Iregeo Apr 24th, 2004 08:34 PM

HEY, HEY, HEY... now don't be messin' with the Lakers!

lyb Apr 24th, 2004 09:08 PM

Sorry...it's in my blood, I bleed Purple and Black..... can you figure out which team is MY team? :)


GO KINGS!!

By the way, I'm originally from L.A. but now, it's KINGS! KINGS!

SheilaOB Apr 24th, 2004 09:12 PM

LA is, to this outsider, not warm, not fuzzy, sort of "not real" and the most dead center of town for a major city I have ever been in! (I am from New England and work in NY City so I am used to not warm and not fuzzy - but this was more than even I was used to!)

Spent one Easter there and ended up at a (albeit wonderful, but really..)Chinese Restaurant by taxi for Easter Sunday evening dinner because I had no car, was staying downtown and there were no restaurants open!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (And I did not know about the 24/7/365 Dining Car yet off of Wilshire near the Hospital).

Have been to LA many other times since, but never wrmed up to it.

Packy Apr 30th, 2004 09:02 AM

I have not been to L>A> since 1965 but what I remember is snails in the ivy of the front yards,no clear sunshine untill 12 noon, and seeing my first hippies.It was a crowded place back then and I can only imagine how it might be today.BUT what I would give to see a palm or lemon tree come the first of December!!


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