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Wisconsin life

Postby Mad Howler » Wed Dec 26, 2012 2:37 am

I sense something has changed. I believe it is better. Collectively something seems...

[Yes, I mean to take a pulse on this one]

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p.s.- I hope you all have had a merry...
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby DCB » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:21 pm

I haven't see many rabbits since the snow fell. Is that what you mean?

Do you think I should go find out where they are hibernating and take their pulse? that seems kind of intrusive.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby Mad Howler » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:51 am

For God's sakes! You have not noticed the shift? This is a very big deal.
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Truth be told I do not feel so much like I am howling alone.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby gargantua » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:36 pm

You know, when we were at a restaurant last night I felt the floor shaking.

Turns out it was just that one of our tablemates had the Jimmy-leg. We all laughed and continued with our meal. Was that it?
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby Steve Vokers » Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:50 pm

There's a bunch of birds in my tree. Wonder what they are doing there.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby snoqueen » Sat Dec 29, 2012 2:37 pm

I think a coyote walked across my back yard last night. Is that it?
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby Mad Howler » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:29 am

Thoughtful civility, I guess that is what I was angling at. Having spent the better part of the week with my extended family I noticed a shift in the tenor. There is no fundamental change in our individual and wide ranging opinions, just a more civilized inclination for discourse. I thought that this was pretty cool and wondered if this was more widely appearant.
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p.s.- As far as spotting animals goes, I like to think that people are funny animals.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby kurt_w » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:28 am

Dunno about "Wisconsin Life".

But there used to be these billboards on I-90 with the cryptic message "Wisconsin Fun!" Are those still there, or did they get taken down? We never did figure out what they meant.

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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby gargantua » Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:49 pm

Based on what I've been seeing lately, I'll hazard that Wisconsin Fun refers to drinking beer while ice fishing.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby rabble » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:26 pm

I had to do a little googling on it before I left on errands.
These people claim they've found out what it means and will tell us about it.

When I get back I'm going to investigate this website. I want to know more about the exits of I94.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:37 pm

Based on what I've been seeing lately, I'll hazard that Wisconsin Fun refers to drinking beer while ice fishing.


How else does a guy get away from his wife in the middle of winter? Wasn't there some god awful logo for WI tourism a couple years ago with some sort of cartwheeling silhouette? What happened to that thing?
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Dec 31, 2012 2:55 pm

Remember "You're among friends"? The state tourism people dropped that (after spending big bucks to come up with their advertising campaign), because of the influx of Hmong refugees from Southeast Asia in the decades after the Vietnam War.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby Francis Di Domizio » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:01 pm

Henry Vilas wrote:Remember "You're among friends"? The state tourism people dropped that (after spending big bucks to come up with their advertising campaign), because of the influx of Hmong refugees from Southeast Asia in the decades after the Vietnam War.


:? Took me almost a minute to realize why the two items were related. Seems like a rather silly reason to drop a campaign.

I always liked the Escape To Wisconsin bumper sticker, especially when people cut the middle out.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby fennel » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:20 pm

fisticuffs wrote:Wasn't there some god awful logo for WI tourism a couple years ago with some sort of cartwheeling silhouette? What happened to that thing?
"It mean you like evil"
This thread mentions it.
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Re: Wisconsin life

Postby fisticuffs » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:38 pm

fennel wrote:
fisticuffs wrote:Wasn't there some god awful logo for WI tourism a couple years ago with some sort of cartwheeling silhouette? What happened to that thing?
"It mean you like evil"
This thread mentions it.

Yep that's the one. Good thread.
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