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Offline MarquisDeSade

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Crystal City - Here I come
« Topic Start: August 16, 2011, 10:42:41 AM »
So, finally pulled the trigger and reserved an apartment in Crystal City.  Should know tomorrow if it's approved or not.  Looking forward to not having to drive everywhere and a 20+ mile one-way commute every day.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #1: August 16, 2011, 10:48:54 AM »
MDS-CrystalCity

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #2: August 16, 2011, 11:18:08 AM »
Glad you are leaving that hellhole - you will hate life a lot less.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #3: August 16, 2011, 11:23:13 AM »
MDS-CrystalCity

Did we ever find out what JCA stood for?

I don't know what Crystal City is but it sounds cool and it also sounds like a major improvement for you so :thumbs: and :cheers:

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #4: August 16, 2011, 11:24:27 AM »
That's near the Pentagon, amirite?

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #5: August 16, 2011, 11:34:06 AM »
That's near the Pentagon, amirite?

Two Metrorail stations away...it's right on the Blue/Yellow lines. Getting to/from Nats Park shouldn't be too bad (but change at Archives rather than L'Enfant for the Green line - less hassle).

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #6: August 16, 2011, 11:36:14 AM »
congrats!

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #7: August 16, 2011, 11:55:00 AM »
Yeah, after five years of being a hermit out in the burbs it's time to move back to civilization and embrace the honky yuppie culture.  Now all I have to do is get these damn player haters to dig the programming examples I sent and hire my azz.  They need to recognize my mad 187 skillz.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #8: August 16, 2011, 12:28:14 PM »
where have you been living?

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #9: August 16, 2011, 12:29:44 PM »
Burke.  Great place if you have kids.  We don't so we're moving.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #10: August 16, 2011, 01:54:20 PM »
Are outer suburbs really all that great for kids?  I mean the Fairfax school system sounds like delinquency central. 

Burke.  Great place if you have kids.  We don't so we're moving.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #11: August 16, 2011, 01:55:08 PM »
I mean the Fairfax school system sounds like delinquency central. 

Umm... compared to what?

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #12: August 16, 2011, 01:59:03 PM »
Burke isn't that far out though if you work at the Pentagon (everyone around us is military).  I don't have any kids (schoolage or not) but the schools here are *supposed* to be really good.

Regardless, I'm looking forward to not dealing with a long azz commute every day and catching a Nats game being an all day deal.  Viva la freedom!

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #13: August 16, 2011, 01:59:41 PM »
Yeah, after five years of being a hermit out in the burbs it's time to move back to civilization and embrace the honky yuppie culture. 

So now you're going to live like a hermit underground?

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #14: August 16, 2011, 01:59:46 PM »
Well, for the richest county in the country, it sure does have a hell of a lot of oxycontin, smack, and meth (according to a high school administrator a friend was dating).  You expect crap to happen at Ballou and Eastern High (where most of the kids are raised in poverty by their grandmother), but Fairfax?  Kids must be bored out of their gourds.
Umm... compared to what?

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #15: August 16, 2011, 02:01:33 PM »
Are outer suburbs really all that great for kids?  I mean the Fairfax school system sounds like delinquency central. 


Wish I had known that when I was younger

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #16: August 16, 2011, 02:01:34 PM »
Are outer suburbs really all that great for kids?  I mean the Fairfax school system sounds like delinquency central. 


I think I'd be willing to put the Fairfax school system up against any of the rest of them in the area.


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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #17: August 16, 2011, 02:02:54 PM »
Well, for the richest county in the country, it sure does have a hell of a lot of oxycontin, smack, and meth (according to a high school administrator a friend was dating).  You expect crap to happen at Ballou and Eastern High (where most of the kids are raised in poverty by their grandmother), but Fairfax?  Kids must be bored out of their gourds.

It's newsworthy when it happens in Fairfax,  expected in DC.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #18: August 16, 2011, 02:04:52 PM »
Let's get back to talking about how awesome not spending 2 hours a day in a car will be.  Let's just hope my next job isn't in Vienna. :hang:

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #19: August 16, 2011, 02:05:51 PM »
Well, for the richest county in the country, it sure does have a hell of a lot of oxycontin, smack, and meth (according to a high school administrator a friend was dating).  You expect crap to happen at Ballou and Eastern High (where most of the kids are raised in poverty by their grandmother), but Fairfax?  Kids must be bored out of their gourds.

Didn't gore's kid get caught with drugs at st albans school? Half the boarding schools on the east coast are full of coke heads.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #20: August 16, 2011, 02:07:01 PM »
Vienna's cool...sacher torte, mit schlag!
Let's get back to talking about how awesome not spending 2 hours a day in a car will be.  Let's just hope my next job isn't in Vienna. :hang:

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #21: August 16, 2011, 02:07:56 PM »
I meant the one out in FFX County...

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #22: August 16, 2011, 02:10:18 PM »
That Vienna is cool as well. Meet me at the Inn.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #23: August 16, 2011, 02:10:55 PM »
Didn't gore's kid get caught with drugs at st albans school? Half the boarding schools on the east coast are full of coke heads.

This. Bored rich kids will do drugs, that's not a reflection on the quality of schools.

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Re: Crystal City - Here I come
« Reply #24: August 16, 2011, 02:11:06 PM »
D00d we should hit up Rock the Bells.