OTish Cults in Connecticut

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  1. Danzz

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    Are you in Clearwater? I spent a lot of time there in college and now I hear the area is overrun with Scientologists.
     
  2. freescooter

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    When I first moved to Ct I lived in Cromwell. I asked my landlord about shopping of some sort and she gave me a local place that didn’t have what I needed. I asked if there was anyplace in Middletown and was told “I don’t like to go to the City. Too many crazy drivers.” People from other towns nearby said similar things. Middletown. The City. Sort of boggles the mind.
     
  3. AZHuskiePop

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    The Rich’s Farm MochaAlmond Fudge Cult
     
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  4. Dream Jobbed 2.0

    Dream Jobbed 2.0 Forgot to answer a question

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    I usually say “near Hartford” (I’m in Manchester) when people from out of state ask where in CT I live but you bet your balls when I lived in Glastonbury I made sure everyone knew it lol.
     
  5. Huskybass

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    Certainly not a cult, but I always find it amusing that old guys say "New York Football Giants". Ummm, the baseball ones have been in California for 60 years now. I think the need to clarify has long since passed.
     
  6. August_West

    August_West Sparklers Headgear

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    My dopey brother in law who is like 38 says it all the time. Dumb.
     
  7. Deepster

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    I'm down in Lake Mary right now and last night people were talking about it. Said the area was "70%" scientologists. So odd.
     
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  8. Hans Sprungfeld

    Hans Sprungfeld It's OK to settle, except in love.

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    I prefer the simplicity of Sweet Cream, but otherwise yeah.
     
  9. Danzz

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    Yes and I heard that they own a ton of commercial and residential property. Strange.
     
  10. uconnphil2016

    uconnphil2016 Head Rat

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    I’m the opposite. Grew up in Hebron and have lived in glastonbury for a year now...I’m always sort of embarrassed to say I live there
     
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  11. Devland

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    Shouldn't it be the "New York Football Giants of New Jersey"?
     
  12. Chin Diesel

    Chin Diesel Power of Love

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    Not just Connecticut but the whole DoNo, WeHa, thingy is annoying.

    Not as annoying as Pennsylvanians referring to themselves as being from P-A, but annoying nonetheless.
     
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  13. imno1

    imno1 Casual Fan

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    Im confused. This isnt a thread about a recent BOC gig
     
  14. whaler11

    whaler11 More likes and fewer socks than Fishy

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    What the hell else would you call it?
     
  15. Butch

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    This Hartford Whalers worship to the point that every franchise after in different sports leave having green and blue as colors is pathetic. I say that as someone who has had Hartford Whalers memorabilia in the past.

    Used to be the richest city in the country and one of the oldest Euro settlements in North America and green and blue is the best the leadership can do to "celebrate" Hartford.

    What the heck. Hartford does not have a history of being a port city....
     
  16. BigErnMcCracken

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    It was even funnier when Jason Garrett tried to make "Dallas Football Cowboys" a thing.
     
  17. Butch

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    The New York Baseball Giants > The New York Football Giants.
     
  18. BlueandOG

    BlueandOG Rebooting avatar and title

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    I am a one-man cult.
     
  19. RichZ

    RichZ Methuselah's older brother

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    As opposed to the Calgary Stampede cowboys, the Texas cattle ranch cowboys, etc. Makes sense to me.
     
  20. Guapo

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    I tell people I grew up "near Hartford" to avoid telling them I'm from Glastonbury.
     
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    uconnphil2016 Head Rat

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    Yeah I hear ya man. I just don’t like the assumptions that come with it lol. I live there because I live in my grandparents old house, and they were there in the 50s and 60s when Glastonbury was just a farm town. It’s definitely a pretty town, but weird place culturally
     
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  22. J187Money

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    It will always be Riverside!
     
  23. Hans Sprungfeld

    Hans Sprungfeld It's OK to settle, except in love.

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    My first games at the Field House featured Ed Slomcenski & Toby Kimball. A Facebook "You Know You Grew Up in West Hartford..." page fully confirms my 35¢ movie cost memory.

    Next month, I get to start moving forward with my Medicare application. Not sure how I got from point A to point B.
     
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  24. Robertelamin

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    Did you take the trolley into Hartford to go clothes shopping?
     
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  25. Hans Sprungfeld

    Hans Sprungfeld It's OK to settle, except in love.

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    Nope, long gone, but I remember clothes being delivered to the house directly from G. Fox after they were hemmed.