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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"

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Offline Windchime

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #15 on: July 02, 2006, 06:39:37 PM »
Uhhh..was I right??? :)
The opinion expressed above is my own and not that of the National Park Service or the Federal Government.

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chisos_muse

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2006, 08:02:11 PM »
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Study Butte...a rock with a fossel in the desert... the Catholic Church in OJ...you have to bring the steaks next time :D


 :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

It would be my pleasure to bring the steaks, wine, and ranch style beans! :D

The first one was correct, the second one, well kinda sorta, and the third....no Swisher Sweet! 8)

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Offline Joe

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My turn
« Reply #17 on: July 02, 2006, 08:05:05 PM »
My turn! My turn!

1. Study Butte
2. Fossil in Cretaceous Limestone, Seminole Canyon State Park
3. Facade of Hotel Paisano, Marfa
The real desert is a land which reveals its true character only to those who come with courage, tolerance and understanding. - Randall Henderson

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chisos_muse

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Re: My turn
« Reply #18 on: July 02, 2006, 08:17:18 PM »
Quote from: "Joe"
My turn! My turn!

1. Study Butte
2. Fossil in Cretaceous Limestone, Seminole Canyon State Park
3. Facade of Hotel Paisano, Marfa


OK, WHERE in Seminole Canyon? (you already have your dinner, BTW 8) )

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chisos_muse

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #19 on: July 02, 2006, 08:19:23 PM »
Sheesh, I'm gonna hafta buy me a big @ss bovine to supply all of these steaks! :lol:

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Offline Joe

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Where
« Reply #20 on: July 02, 2006, 08:25:30 PM »
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OK, WHERE in Seminole Canyon?


How about on the trail into Fate Bell Shelter...?
The real desert is a land which reveals its true character only to those who come with courage, tolerance and understanding. - Randall Henderson

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Offline Roy

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #21 on: July 02, 2006, 08:33:19 PM »
You two are gonna be hell to beat when they come out with "Trivial Pursuit-West Texas".  However, Seminole Canyon is East of the Pecos.

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chisos_muse

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Re: Where
« Reply #22 on: July 02, 2006, 08:35:26 PM »
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Quote from: "chisos_muse"
OK, WHERE in Seminole Canyon?


How about on the trail into Fate Bell Shelter...?


NOPE, not on the trail....

It's actually within the shelter itself! :D

So, you owe me a beer....but you still have your steak! :lol:

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chisos_muse

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #23 on: July 02, 2006, 08:37:45 PM »
Quote from: "Roy"
You two are gonna be hell to beat when they come out with "Trivial Pursuit-West Texas".  However, Seminole Canyon is East of the Pecos.


Excellent Point! :D

The originals were all West, but I had to rummage through my photos to try and find something to stump Senor Smarty Pantalones! :lol:

Hey, when are they coming out with that game, anyway?

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SHANEA

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Figured...
« Reply #24 on: July 02, 2006, 10:41:46 PM »
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for fireworks...


I figured ya'll were under a burn ban and a fireworks ban out that way? :oops:

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Offline EdB

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Re: TOO EASY
« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2006, 11:29:04 PM »
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You are West of the Pecos in the West Texas Trans Pecos Big Bend region....

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I know this is off-topic, but I've been wondering this for awhile. Why do you refer to the area as West Texas Trans Pecos Big Bend region, instead of just Big Bend region? Aren't the other words just kinda redundant? I mean, Big Bend is in W. Texas, so is there some reason the W. Texas part is included?

I'm not trying to be sarcastic or snarky or smart-a**ed either, I'm really just curious. Is it just a Texas thing that I'm not getting?

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Offline Al

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Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
« Reply #26 on: July 02, 2006, 11:53:26 PM »
The Trans-Pecos reference does have meaning; some of it geologic, some of vegatation, some historic.  Here's a good discussion:

 http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/campmor/boot_manual.jsp

Al

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chisos_muse

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Re: Trans-Pecos Region of Texas
« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2006, 07:01:52 AM »
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The Trans-Pecos reference does have meaning; some of it geologic, some of vegatation, some historic.  Here's a good discussion:

 http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/campmor/boot_manual.jsp

Al


Hey Al, Ya got me all ready to edumacate myself and I got a hiking boot thingy! :lol:

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chisos_muse

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West of the Pecos...."Where Am I?"
« Reply #28 on: July 03, 2006, 07:07:22 AM »
I think this link gives a generalized explanation....

http://explore.tpwd.state.tx.us/bb/bb.htm


But giving it some thought, I think that "Trans Pecos" involves a bit more than the Big Bend area.....it is more of a regional description.

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Offline Al

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« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2006, 09:19:31 AM »
Gave the Trans-Pecos thing the Boot!   :lol:

Don't know how I did that but I did.  Meant to cut and paste this link:

http://www.tsha.utexas.edu/handbook/online/articles/TT/ryt2.html

Al

 


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