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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby KennyTheKangaroo on Thu May 09, 2013 1:43 pm

slappy must be some sort of white bread eating faux yinzer if he doesnt know ollies
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby canaan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:43 pm

Ollies makes Gabes look like an uppity TJ Maxx

...i felt dirty typing that.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby mac5155 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:43 pm

Yeah, the only cards I have in my wallet are license, carry permit, 2 credit cards, and all my social club cards. lol
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:43 pm

canaan wrote:
columbia wrote:
canaan wrote:social clubs is a yinzer thing? daaaaamn.


Rock the SNPJ, bro!

Rusin, American Legion, Moose, Croatian Club

The Mooooose. Played in a little league where the Moose was a sponsor.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby canaan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:44 pm

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:slappy must be some sort of white bread eating faux yinzer if he doesnt know ollies

he a silver-spooned restoration hardware yuppy who thinks hes slummin' it when he buys domestic wine.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby Rylan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:44 pm

I have never been in a clean Gabes, but I have been in a clean Ollies.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:44 pm

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:slappy must be some sort of white bread eating faux yinzer if he doesnt know ollies

Lol, I rented video games at the Phar-mor in East Liberty. That's city yinzer to you.

Serioulsy though, if its south of the Mon, I don't go there.

EXCEPT TO JOOCE'S HOUSE
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby canaan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:45 pm

Rylan wrote:I have never been in a clean Gabes, but I have been in a clean Ollies.

a true unicorn situation you had. should've taken pictures.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby mac5155 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:46 pm

My fiancee's sister managed Belle Vernon gabes in the mid to late 90s.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:46 pm

canaan wrote:
KennyTheKangaroo wrote:slappy must be some sort of white bread eating faux yinzer if he doesnt know ollies

he a silver-spooned restoration hardware yuppy who thinks hes slummin' it when he buys domestic wine.

This explains it:

Monaca, PA Monaca, PA 724-709-7551 23 Miles Set
Belle Vernon, PA Belle Vernon, PA 724-930-9840 24 Miles Set
Greensburg, PA Greensburg, PA 724-853-1880 24 Miles Set

Those are the nearest Olllies to the city neighborhood I grew up in. Those places are gross.

224 son
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby Rylan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:46 pm

Gabes smelled of old hot dogs and stale popcorn and looked like someone had a brown streak and decided to scrap his ass through out the store. Ollie's on the other hand was just a warehouse with a concrete floor and tables of stuff. Still nicer than Gabes.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby tifosi77 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:46 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:Anyone on this board actually like The Clarks? I feel like that is +1000 Yinzer points.

Never liked The Clarks, but I will openly admit to being a Rusted Root fan.

viva la ben wrote:Circa 1980 Shasta was the cheap pop of choice in western PA

We used to buy Shasta and head out on the back roads for 'Shasta bombing'. Which involved shaking up cans of said sugary drink and them throwing them as hard as we could out of moving cars at things like mail boxes and cars in driveways.

Altoona and Holidaysburg were swingin' places, let me tell you.

shafnutz05 wrote:Going to Hills and stopping at the snack bar

:lol:

17th Street, right? Used to love the popcorn.

KennyTheKangaroo wrote:as an aside, a friend of a friend was a pittsburgh native living in seattle and met her now-husband (also a pittsburgh native) at a stiller bar in seattle during a game. its hard to admit that isnt kind of cute.

Was the game Super Bowl XL? Cos that would be the greatest story ever.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby obhave on Thu May 09, 2013 1:47 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:Going to Hills and stopping at the snack bar

Yes! Getting popcorn when my mom would take me to the store with her.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby Rylan on Thu May 09, 2013 1:48 pm

Hills had the best slushies.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby mac5155 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:48 pm

Hills snack bar definitely was the best.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:48 pm

Rylan wrote:Hills had the best slushies.

co-sign
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:48 pm

tifosi77 wrote:
shafnutz05 wrote:Going to Hills and stopping at the snack bar

:lol:

17th Street, right? Used to love the popcorn.


Bingo. As a side note, that entire complex (including the Station Mall) is a gigantic medical office now.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby columbia on Thu May 09, 2013 1:49 pm

The Hills in Bethel Park (across from Cool Springs) was awesome.....we played street hockey for many, many, many hours behind it and they never chased us away.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby shafnutz05 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:49 pm

slappybrown wrote:
Rylan wrote:Hills had the best slushies.


co-sign


That ICEE machine was definitely an amazing summer stop
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby obhave on Thu May 09, 2013 1:50 pm

Rylan wrote:Hills had the best slushies.

This too. It was a special day when I got popcorn and a slushie
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:50 pm

How many of you from the South Hills have been to a Trader Horn? I'm searching for an Ollie's equivalent.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby mac5155 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:52 pm

Ollies is pretty similar to Big Lots.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby FreeCandy44 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:52 pm

Hills is where the toys are.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby slappybrown on Thu May 09, 2013 1:53 pm

mac5155 wrote:Ollies is pretty similar to Big Lots.

Mac, you need to go to Trader Horn. I think this place would be your heaven.
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Re: What Yinzer things do you do?

Postby blackjack68 on Thu May 09, 2013 1:54 pm

5 pages and no mention of JORTS?
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