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#61 megashock5   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1011 Posts   Joined 12.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 12:54 PM

Powell, Ohio here. Northwest suburb of Columbus.
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#62 Scobie   CAG City Rocker CAGiversary!   3028 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 01:58 PM

Haha... I've only been in Cleveland for 6 years, so I don't even like the Browns (go Lions!), but I'll still say that Roethlisberger sucks. One of my roommates was from Erie, so I generated plenty of hate for Pittsburgh as a result.


Cleveland used to be a pretty fun town, but these days I've gotta say Pittsburgh is cooler... The Warhol museum and the fact that George Romero still haunts Pittsburgh and sets all his zombie movies there pushes it over the top. Plus you don't always feel like you're about to get ganked when you're walking in Pittsburgh.

Anyway, I grew up in Youngstown but left years ago... that place is a pit.

It's been fun to read this thread and hear all the town names I remember from growing up, though! :)

#63 Graystone   ` CAGiversary!   15662 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 02:10 PM

West Dayton. been here my whole life want to try someplace new.

#64 Ronin4223   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   193 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 03:36 PM

Newport, Ky here. My house is literally blocks from the ohio river and Cincinnati.

#65 Doom Gaze   Monkey Island is the best CAGiversary!   276 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 03:39 PM

Niles, about an hour from Cleveland.
Sega Saturn, SHIRO.

#66 Genocidal   Summer of Punk CAGiversary!   4845 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 06:26 PM

Akron here

anyone know any good places to shop in the area? Only places I know are the record exchanges in montrose and canton.


At the Chapel Hill area, in the plaza next to Best Buy/Target (The one with Staples in it) there's an Exchange. That's the only non chain store I can recall off the top of my head that I've frequented that still sells video games. Unfortunately, Game Trader in Cuyahoga Falls was bought by a new owner again, and the first thing he did was sold off all the video game stuff, making the store focused on card games and D&D. some of the collection still may be at The Exchange, but I doubt there's anything good left.

Haha, no shit? Here I thought that improbably there were no other Case CAGs. Luckily I only pretend to work on my thesis so I don't have to go on campus anymore.


Yep, first year here for me, so I'm forced to stay on campus. thankfully classes aren't bad yet, so I've been avoiding the main quad for most of the day and just hanging out in my room :D
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#67 mykevermin   Queen of Scotland CAGiversary!   36502 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 06:26 PM

Newport, Ky here. My house is literally blocks from the ohio river and Cincinnati.


I'm in Mansion Hill. Yourself?
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#68 ZeroTolerance   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   10 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 15 October 2005 - 06:33 PM

Work in Cinci but live just north of Middletown.

#69 CYRiX   Banned Banned   2228 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 15 October 2005 - 06:45 PM

Sweet so many people here are from OHIO. Yeah I live in dublin (suburb off of OHIO) and go to VGMX in powell frequently. I have been to a trading zone (in a carriage place shopping thing?) but they normally don't have much stuff I like...

Seems like everyone lives around cleveland, columbus, or cincinnati.
I decided against buying some things I bidded on a lowball auction. Didn't know it'd be a big problem. Sue me.

#70 RandomNPC   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   362 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 16 October 2005 - 12:18 AM

Looks like I got the east side of Cleveland all to myself here in Mayfield.


I live in Mayfield too. Looks like you're sharing. :)

#71 botticus   GHM4Life CAGiversary!   16442 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 16 October 2005 - 02:54 AM

I live in Mayfield too. Looks like you're sharing. :)

Ah well... at least someone else to bitch about how worthless BB and CC are!

Yep, first year here for me, so I'm forced to stay on campus. thankfully classes aren't bad yet, so I've been avoiding the main quad for most of the day and just hanging out in my room :D

If you only knew... good luck! Started there in good ol' 99, probably never actually gonna leave. But at least I got one degree. You in CS or somethin else?

#72 Chris Dillon   God Save The King CAGiversary!   2167 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 16 October 2005 - 10:28 PM

Amherst Comet here which is on the west side of cleveland but not a suburb. Actually i live near lorain but go comet basketball cause our football team is problaby out of the playoffs and i play bball for us.
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#73 Genocidal   Summer of Punk CAGiversary!   4845 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 01:12 AM

If you only knew... good luck! Started there in good ol' 99, probably never actually gonna leave. But at least I got one degree. You in CS or somethin else?


Close enough, I'm a CE. This SAGES bullshit they pushed on all of us freshman sucks ass.
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#74 Staind204   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2061 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 01:20 AM

I'm right inbetween Dayton and Cincy. Anyone hear of Franklin?

#75 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3143 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:01 AM

How about them Nazis, Toledoans?

#76 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3143 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:05 AM

Another Toledo CAG here. So who all frequents Allied Records? They overprice the RPGs these days, but I've gotten some killer deals there over the years. A few months back I found a complete Raiden Project for $2.50.

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I usually check out the Allied in Miracle Mile, but noticed they've been very lacking so I haven't really checked in a while.

#77 js1   Badassfully CAGiversary!   4263 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:12 AM

How about them Nazis, Toledoans?


That was sad, and crazy. Makes living on the east side look a whole lot better... :lol:

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#78 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3143 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:13 AM

I was at a friends at the time, so I had front row seats.

#79 js1   Badassfully CAGiversary!   4263 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:13 AM

I usually check out the Allied in Miracle Mile, but noticed they've been very lacking so I haven't really checked in a while.


I've been there only one time and it sucked..

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#80 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3143 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 03:15 AM

It's not as big as the other Allied I was at (near the DMV), but I found some nice things there (Xenogears $10, FFT $10, DW7 $8, etc), so it's worth the usual glance to see what they have.

#81 schnuth   meh. CAGiversary!   172 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 06:35 AM

I should stop there again some time. The Allied comments here have brought back some memories of good deals... like Puzzle Fighter for Playstation for something like $15. Parappa for $5. I just don't like the atmosphere, but I suppose it's no worse than an EB or Gamestop.


Except Gamestop or EB dosen't play god awful music that makes you want to stab out your eyeballs with an icepick. ;) I also agree Boogie Records is missed. It used to be the best record store in Toledo. Now you have to deal with the huge corporate stores, and the numbskulls at Allied.

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#82 schnuth   meh. CAGiversary!   172 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 06:37 AM

I got suikoden I, star ocean(ps1) both complete for like $10 each. I remember when some guy told me he got snatcher(complete) + the justifier light gun for under $5! :drool: that's the type of deal that I need to find!


I've gotten so many nice deals there over the years. Especially back when they had no idea what stuff was worth. I remember one trip walking out of there with a top-load NES, and a bunch of Sega CD RPGs (Lunar, Vay, Popful Mail) for a song. Unfortunately they are better informed these days, but you can still find the occasional deal that slips through. This was especially cool when they had all their LPs for $1 each a few years ago. I sure miss those days.

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#83 nnthomas   meeble meeble CAGiversary!   3143 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 06:57 AM

Except Gamestop or EB dosen't play god awful music that makes you want to stab out your eyeballs with an icepick. ;) I also agree Boogie Records is missed. It used to be the best record store in Toledo. Now you have to deal with the huge corporate stores, and the numbskulls at Allied.

schnuth


It's not all bad, they throw on some good tracks now and then.

#84 js1   Badassfully CAGiversary!   4263 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 02:21 PM

Yeah, some the music is crazy. I wish that they didn't have to play it so freakin loud. And the deal are getting way hard to find also, but I still go in hopes of finding something...

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#85 radjago   Long-time CAG CAGiversary!   4070 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 08:51 PM

I'm right inbetween Dayton and Cincy. Anyone hear of Franklin?

Yeah, right where the Dayton Daily News presses are.

#86 CYRiX   Banned Banned   2228 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 17 October 2005 - 09:48 PM

lol I heard about that nazi thing, sounded strange and out of place to me.
I decided against buying some things I bidded on a lowball auction. Didn't know it'd be a big problem. Sue me.

#87 ZeroTolerance   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   10 Posts   Joined 11.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 01:26 AM

I'm right inbetween Dayton and Cincy. Anyone hear of Franklin?


Nice that is where I live as well. Another Franklin CAG nice!

#88 quasicat   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   26 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 01:37 AM

Here in Solon, south of Cleveland but still considered the east side. Oficially the lamest suburb of Cleveland.



So that's where Solon is. I am the new coach of our Science Olympiad team and have an invitational there like in 6 months. I had no idea how far that was since I am coming from the Dayton/Tipp City area.

What is that like 4 hours?

#89 scottkirschman   CAG Veteran CAG Veteran   22 Posts   Joined 9.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 03:10 AM

Live in Columbus. Just joined tonight.

CAG seems very cool.

Scott.

#90 KrazyKefka   The Lurking Horror CAGiversary!   1080 Posts   Joined 11.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 18 October 2005 - 10:39 AM

I live in Ohio, in Marietta. Not that I expect anyone to know where that is though.
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