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Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« on: December 17, 2013, 06:30:27 PM »
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #1 on: December 17, 2013, 08:06:09 PM »
Yep!  After riding there this past summer and experiencing the traffic first hand, I'll pass too!


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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2013, 06:23:32 AM »
Is there a good way to do it?  It's on the list of places to see.  I've never been. 
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2013, 06:26:02 AM »
Is there a good way to do it?  It's on the list of places to see.  I've never been.

Train.  Plane.

Those are the only ways Sheri and I have gone there.   :D
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #4 on: December 19, 2013, 07:03:48 AM »
My experience is that it's no worse than any other east coast hell hole city. 

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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #5 on: December 19, 2013, 08:27:16 AM »
It was strictly a weather related pic/post. Boston is a great destination for a day/weekend.

Visiting?

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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #6 on: December 19, 2013, 11:05:42 AM »
It was strictly a weather related pic/post. Boston is a great destination for a day/weekend.

Visiting?

Come here, park and I'll drive you to the train.


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« Reply #7 on: December 19, 2013, 01:26:39 PM »
Never been to Boston, but would definitely like to see it someday.
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« Reply #8 on: December 19, 2013, 04:13:18 PM »
Might be getting transferred there next summer. Luckily it's a unit on Otis ANG not in downtown Boston.
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #9 on: December 19, 2013, 04:17:20 PM »
Flown in a number of times. Enjoyed the stay.

Drove in ONCE... NEVER went near the car the 4 days I was up there and walked/taxied everywhere. After destressing from the last 2 hours trying to get the last 15 miles into the city, THEN I enjoyed the stay.

And no, from my experience, it's most definitely NOT the same as most cities... Manhattan? Yes. Philly, Baltimore...? Way easier. Hell even DC is easier.  :eek:

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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #10 on: December 19, 2013, 05:12:17 PM »
Might be getting transferred there next summer. Luckily it's a unit on Otis ANG not in downtown Boston.

OTIS is on the Cape, right?

Flown in a number of times. Enjoyed the stay.

Drove in ONCE... NEVER went near the car the 4 days I was up there and walked/taxied everywhere. After destressing from the last 2 hours trying to get the last 15 miles into the city, THEN I enjoyed the stay.

And no, from my experience, it's most definitely NOT the same as most cities... Manhattan? Yes. Philly, Baltimore...? Way easier. Hell even DC is easier.  :eek:

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Boston is easy.
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #11 on: December 19, 2013, 05:25:34 PM »
Been there once, loved it.
I still don't like their hockey team.
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« Reply #12 on: December 19, 2013, 05:31:47 PM »
Been there once, loved it.
I still don't like their hockey team.

I am not a fan of any Boston fan. I'm impartial to the teams.
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« Reply #13 on: December 19, 2013, 06:44:42 PM »
Might be getting transferred there next summer. Luckily it's a unit on Otis ANG not in downtown Boston.

OTIS is on the Cape, right?


I believe it's considered the south coast but it only just over an hour south of Boston.
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #14 on: December 19, 2013, 07:02:35 PM »
Been there once, loved it.
I still don't like their hockey team.

I would hope not for a les' Habitant.
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« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2013, 07:32:15 PM »
Might be getting transferred there next summer. Luckily it's a unit on Otis ANG not in downtown Boston.

OTIS is on the Cape, right?


I believe it's considered the south coast but it only just over an hour south of Boston.

Over the bridge is on Cape.
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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2013, 09:55:35 PM »
Been there once, loved it.
I still don't like their hockey team.

I would hope not for a les' Habitant.
Go Habs Go.
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« Reply #17 on: December 20, 2013, 04:59:29 AM »
Been there once, loved it.
I still don't like their hockey team.

I would hope not for a les' Habitant.
Go Habs Go.

Any "real" hockey fan knows what the "H" is for on the Montreal sweater.

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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #18 on: December 21, 2013, 02:31:48 AM »
I've been a Devils fan since they moved from Colorado in 1982.  I still have my white, red, & green jersey.  :)


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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #19 on: December 21, 2013, 09:11:37 AM »
Boston sucks and so does there hockey team.
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« Reply #20 on: December 21, 2013, 09:12:21 AM »
Have you ever been there Ed?
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« Reply #21 on: December 21, 2013, 10:10:28 AM »
I've been a Devils fan since they moved from Colorado in 1982.  I still have my white, red, & green jersey.  :)


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« Reply #22 on: December 21, 2013, 10:11:30 AM »
Boston sucks and so does there hockey team.

I agree. I'm not much of a Bruins fan.


And it's "their" hockey team.   ;D
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« Reply #23 on: December 21, 2013, 11:12:34 AM »
Boston sucks and so does there hockey team.

I agree. I'm not much of a Bruins fan.


And it's "their" hockey team.   ;D

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« Reply #24 on: December 21, 2013, 11:34:06 AM »
Boston sucks and so does there hockey team.

I agree. I'm not much of a Bruins fan.


And it's "their" hockey team.   ;D

You just meeting Ed?

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« Reply #25 on: December 22, 2013, 07:00:44 PM »

Rangers?  I understand your angst.  The Devils win Stanley Cups.

I like that the Rangers have two home arenas; MSG and the Prudential center.  ;D

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« Reply #26 on: December 22, 2013, 07:19:42 PM »

Rangers?  I understand your angst.  The Devils win Stanley Cups.

I like that the Rangers have two home arenas; MSG and the Prudential center.  ;D

One is much nicer.  :D

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Re: Hey! Let's go to Boston. It'll be fun!
« Reply #27 on: December 23, 2013, 08:30:28 AM »
Might be getting transferred there next summer. Luckily it's a unit on Otis ANG not in downtown Boston.

OTIS is on the Cape, right?


I believe it's considered the south coast but it only just over an hour south of Boston.

Otis is over the bridge on the cape.  You haven't seen traffic like a late afternoon Friday in the summer trying to get over the bridge on to the cape.  The only thing worse is trying to get off Cape Cod on a Sunday after hotel checkout.

I grew up near there and have friends that live in the on-base housing.  It's a really nice area, I loved growing up around there.  Not a bad drive to Boston, right up Rte. 3, but the traffic can be a nightmare sometimes.  My dad did a Plymouth to Boston commute for 27 years.

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« Reply #28 on: December 23, 2013, 08:39:52 AM »
Lived there for years. Quite familiar with the bridges.

Mine was a rhetorical question.
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« Reply #29 on: December 23, 2013, 08:43:45 AM »

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Otis is over the bridge on the cape.  You haven't seen traffic like a late afternoon Friday in the summer trying to get over the bridge on to the cape.  The only thing worse is trying to get off Cape Cod on a Sunday after hotel checkout.

I grew up near there and have friends that live in the on-base housing.  It's a really nice area, I loved growing up around there.  Not a bad drive to Boston, right up Rte. 3, but the traffic can be a nightmare sometimes.  My dad did a Plymouth to Boston commute for 27 years.
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Yeah, it's in a great location as far as I'm concerned. It's #3 on my list of ten so I certainly won't be disappointed if I get it.

Plus I grew up in western Pa, so to be back in the northeast again is very appealing to me.
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« Reply #30 on: December 23, 2013, 08:46:32 AM »
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« Reply #31 on: December 24, 2013, 07:34:08 PM »

Rangers?  I understand your angst.  The Devils win Stanley Cups.

I like that the Rangers have two home arenas; MSG and the Prudential center.  ;D

One is much nicer.  :D

I like NYC, but like Philly I have little use for their sports teams.

+1. All sports fans can agree on that.