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Omaha Nebraska – Please Help

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
I need to talk to someone who has spent time in Nebraska and specifically in Omaha. I know this is a long shot but more than one member of tribe has found themselves in strange places over the years.

I recently got a job offer that I didn’t expect much from, however they have decided to move forward and I now need to make a decision.


Thanks
Jeff
 

alexd

Administrator
Staff member
the people there are corn fed

a gf i had in 8th grade now lives there with her 3 or 4 kids (none mine).

that is all i know about omaha.

ha!
 

Prickly Pete

TRIBE Member
Start tearing the old man down
Run past the heather and down to the old road
Start turning the grain into the ground
Roll a new leaf over
In the middle of the night there’s an old man
Treading around in the gathered rain
Hey mister if you want to walk on water
Would you drop a line my way

Omaha
Somewhere in middle america
Get right to the heart of matters
It’s the heart that matters more
I think you’d better turn your ticket in
And leave your money right at the door

Start threading the needle
Brush past the shuttle that slides through the cold room
Start turning the wool across the wire
Roll the new life over
In the middle of the night there’s an old man
Threading his toes through a bucket of rain
Hey mister if you want to walk on water
You’re only going to walk all over me

Omaha
Somewhere in middle america
Get right to the heart of matters
It’s the heart that matters more
I think you’d better turn your ticket in
And leave your money right at the door

Start running the banner down
Drop past the color come up through the summer rain
Start turning the girl into the ground
Roll a new life over
In the middle of the day there’s a young man
Rolling around in the earth and rain
Hey mister if you’re going to walk on water, you know you’re only going to walk all over me

Omaha
Somewhere in middle america
Get right to the heart of matters
It’s the heart that matters more
I think you’d better turn your ticket in
And leave your money right at the door
 

basilisk

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Ditto Much
I need to talk to someone who has spent time in Nebraska and specifically in Omaha. I know this is a long shot but more than one member of tribe has found themselves in strange places over the years.

I recently got a job offer that I didn’t expect much from, however they have decided to move forward and I now need to make a decision.
Well Jeffe, it's not the post office that is interested in hiring you, is it? If so I say watch out for the Dead Letter room.
 

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
Re: Re: Omaha Nebraska – Please Help

Originally posted by basilisk
Well Jeffe, it's not the post office that is interested in hiring you, is it? If so I say watch out for the Dead Letter room.
No actually it’s a company that imports and distributes rubber dog shit (amongst other equally silly products).

Just so that there is no doubt about this its purely a money grab from my stand point. I figure loosing two years of my life right now isn’t to bad and they’re offer is pretty fucking close to $50 (usd) and hour.

It’s hard to say no to even though I'm saying yes for all the wrong reasons.
 

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by mingster
i don't have to have spent time in omaha, nebraska to know that you shouldn't do it!
how much would it take?


I agree but at the end of the day I do have a number for just about anything.
 

Hypnotoad

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Ditto Much
I need to talk to someone who has spent time in Nebraska and specifically in Omaha. I know this is a long shot but more than one member of tribe has found themselves in strange places over the years.

I recently got a job offer that I didn’t expect much from, however they have decided to move forward and I now need to make a decision.


Thanks
Jeff
I have family in Omaha and have visited lots. What's your question(s)?
 

Klubmasta Will

TRIBE Member


this is where bruce springsteen recorded his darkest, and best, album. in a lonely motel in the midwest, he exorcised his demons through ths album. shortly afterwards, he would record the more commercially-successful 'born in the u.s.a.'

i think we drove through nebraska on our way to the 'burning man festival' four years ago. when it happened, i remember thinking, hey, this is where bruce springsteen recorded that album.

and that is all i have to say about nebraska.
 

Muad'ib

Well-Known TRIBEr
i imagine living in nebraska would be like living in an american version of saskatchewan.


that said, saskatchewan girls are the stuff dreams are made out of, one day i'm gonna marry me one.
 

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
Re: Re: Omaha Nebraska – Please Help

Originally posted by Hypnotoad
I have family in Omaha and have visited lots. What's your question(s)?


On the practical side.

- Do I require a car or is public transit a possibility.
- What would I be looking at to rent a one-bedroom apartment in a couple of neighborhoods?
- Is this a relatively safe place to live or is it in the middle of some insane crystal meth epidemic.

On the social side

- Do you have any family members in the 25 - 40 range that'd be able to show me around a little?
- Are there any clubs worth mentioning?
- What is the nightlife like?
- Is living in the heart of bible belt as an atheist going to be a major problem, is church life summarily linked to corporate life like elsewhere in the region.
 

miguel

TRIBE Member
i spent a week in omaha once in 96, strangely enough.

they have steaks you can order at the airport

nebraska is a strange place and it's also very cold in the winter. i would not live there. too many white people.

the cops are assholes there too
 

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Chicago Kid
My old roommate from Chicago was from Omaha...went to school with one or two of the guys from 311.

Do you like football?
Not so much but I have watched an cheered many an NFL game over the years.
 

djfear

TRIBE Member
I drove through Omaha on my way to and back from the Zion National Park / Bryce Canyon / Grand Canyon (man that was a great trip!).

Omaha is in the middle of about a 9 hour drive through the most boring flat plains towards Denver (West), and about another 7 or so hours to Chicago (East). There's fuck all there and it's ugly.

Don't move. :)

On another note the drive just west of Denver (through the mountains) is amazing. That is all.
 

Booty Bits

TRIBE Member
hahaha
in highschool my boyfriend and his buddies did a cross north america road trip.
he made them stop at one of those all you can eat KFCs. the pics are hilarious. everyone else looks like they are in their own personal hell, and he is grinning like a pig in shit, surrounded by deep fried chicken.
 

Ditto Much

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Booty Bits
hahaha
in highschool my boyfriend and his buddies did a cross north america road trip.
he made them stop at one of those all you can eat KFCs. the pics are hilarious. everyone else looks like they are in their own personal hell, and he is grinning like a pig in shit, surrounded by deep fried chicken.

Sweet zombie jesus

Just to put this on the record the very concept of all you can eat frightens me. A few years ago I went to Indiana with a friend of mine to visit some friends of his and to go to a driving school. Trip was a bust but I came away a couple of startling observations.


1) Buying ammo and liquor at the same time is a good idea.
2) White Castle does not produce anything that remotely resembles food meant for human consumption
3) 'All you can eat' means look the other way.

I'm not a small guy I'm pretty heavy and have been most of my life. I simply couldn't stand the sight of the human tragedy that was an all you can eat Mexican restaurant. There were 12-year-old kids that looked so bloated in obesity that I simply couldn't eat. Not even the fruit was appetizing. Including adults and children there were over 100 people in the restaurant and not a single one of them was a healthy weight.

Walking into a shooting range and borrowing a glock without having to show ID

PRICELESS!!!
 

X_Door

TRIBE Member
Originally posted by Big Harv
My second cousin is dating a guy from Omaha. They have all you can eat KFC restaurants. ALL YOU CAN EAT!!

Hey man, what's wrong with an all-you-can-eat KFC? I regularly go to the one on Dick Road in Buffalo. It's a true test of manhood to wrestle local gangbangers for the last thigh in the bin.
 
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