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    We didn't have them in Indiana where I went to high school. They are real big in Texas. There's a whole cottage industry centered around Homecoming Mums. There's even Homecoming Garters for the guys.
    Every year I drop about $80 on a Homecoming Mum for my daughter. This year I have 2 daughters in high school...I'm going to have to sell blood just to accommodate them.

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    wow we had mums in nc in high school but never for 80 bucks....of course i was in high school when dinosaurs roamed the earth....
     
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    Ah yes, I remember my first pet T-Rex with fondness. We never had problems with salespeople or Jehovah's Witnesses. Come to think about it we didn't get many visitors either.
     
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    the good old days...

    160 bucks for flowers..that is steep....the mums we had were big mums ...but no ribbons or glitter
     
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    $160 bucks?! Ack.

    Always have a gay guy do any flower arrangements you need. They do a better job than women, and can put together stuff you've never even thought of for like 1/3 to 1/2 less.
     
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    we didn't do all that at my high school, the only thing you had to buy were corsages and boutineers for the dance.
     

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