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Omaha Nebraska – Please Help

Discussion in 'TRIBE Main Forum' started by Ditto Much, Oct 14, 2005.

  1. Ditto Much

    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
     
  2. alexd

    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!
     
  3. KillaLadY

    KillaLadY TRIBE Member

    LOL!!!!
     
  4. graham

    graham Well-Known TRIBEr

    Warren Buffett is from Omaha. They call him the Oracle of Omaha. maybe he could help you.
     
  5. Prickly Pete

    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
     
  6. mingster

    mingster TRIBE Member

    i don't have to have spent time in omaha, nebraska to know that you shouldn't do it!
     
  7. basilisk

    basilisk TRIBE Member

    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.
     
  8. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    Re: Re: Omaha Nebraska – Please Help

    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.
     
  9. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    how much would it take?


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

    Hypnotoad TRIBE Member

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

    KillaLadY TRIBE Member

    Even if they sent me to the moon for free, I wouldn't work there.
     
  12. Sleepy Giant

    Sleepy Giant TRIBE Member

    I've been there a couple times.
     
  13. KillaLadY

    KillaLadY TRIBE Member

    Where, on the moon?
     
  14. Sleepy Giant

    Sleepy Giant TRIBE Member

    yer a moon.
     
  15. Klubmasta Will

    Klubmasta Will TRIBE Member

    [​IMG]

    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.
     
  16. Muad'ib

    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.
     
  17. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    Re: Re: Omaha Nebraska – Please Help



    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.
     
  18. miguel

    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
     
  19. Chicago Kid

    Chicago Kid TRIBE Member

    My old roommate from Chicago was from Omaha...went to school with one or two of the guys from 311.

    Do you like football?
     
  20. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member

    Not so much but I have watched an cheered many an NFL game over the years.
     
  21. Big Harv

    Big Harv TRIBE Member

    My second cousin is dating a guy from Omaha. They have all you can eat KFC restaurants. ALL YOU CAN EAT!!
     
  22. djfear

    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.
     
  23. Booty Bits

    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.
     
  24. Ditto Much

    Ditto Much TRIBE Member


    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!!!
     
  25. X_Door

    X_Door TRIBE Member


    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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