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    Hey nate...:)

    In spite of having a 2000 honda Civic, :p: ( :poke: ) we welcome you aboard the, uh...board.

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    - darin
     
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    Nate is a guy on a Memphis auto message board I am a member of. He wants to expand his horizons and intellect while participating in calm, not too serious, level headed political conversations.

    I told him I didn't know where he could do that..but told him about us.
     
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    Welcome aboard nate....though I am not sure this is the place for "rational" discussion we can at least teach you lots of new cuss words!
     
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    Welcome, MemphisNate! These are some great guys, and smart; don't let them fool you. ;)

    Your name reminded me of a song I like very much, so I had to post the lyrics.

    Walking in Memphis
    Marc Cohn

    Put on my blue suede shoes
    And I boarded the plane
    Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
    In the middle of the pouring rain
    W.C. Handy -- won't you look down over me
    Cause I got a first class ticket
    But I'm as blue as a boy can be

    Walking in Memphis
    Walking with my feet ten feet off of the Beale
    Walking in Memphis
    Do I really feel the way I feel

    Saw the ghost of Elvis
    On Union Avenue
    Followed him up to the gates of Graceland
    Then I watched him walk right through
    Now security they did not see him
    They just hovered 'round his tomb
    But there's a pretty little thing
    Waiting on the King
    Down in the Jungle Room

    (Chorus)

    They've got catfish on the table
    They've got gospel in the air
    And Reverend Green be glad to see you
    When you haven't got a prayer
    But you got a prayer in Memphis

    Now Muriel plays piano
    Every Friday at the Hollywood
    And they brought me down to see her
    And they asked me if I would --
    Do a little number
    And I sang with all my might
    And she said --
    "Tell me are you a Christian child?"
    And I said "Ma'am I am tonight"

    (Chorus)

    Put on my blue suede shoes
    And I boarded the plane
    Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
    In the middle of the pouring rain
    Touched down in the land of the Delta Blues
    In the middle of the pouring rain
     
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    You heard what just happened to him didn't you?
     
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    No. Sounds ominous..
     
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    DENVER - A Grammy-winning musician and husband of ABC news reporter Elizabeth Vargas was treated at a hospital and released Monday after being shot in the head during an attempted carjacking following a performance.

    Marc Cohn, who had a hit with the song "Walking in Memphis" and won the Grammy for best new artist in 1992, was struck in the temple Sunday night when a man fired into his band's van in a parking garage. A suspect was being sought.

    Police spokesman Sonny Jackson said the bullet appeared to have been slowed by the van's windshield and by striking the vehicle's driver first.
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    "Frankly, I can't tell you how he survived," Jackson said.

    Cohn was alert and talking when emergency workers took him to the hospital from the concert site at Botanic Gardens. The bullet grazed Cohn's driver and tour manager Thomas Dube, who also was treated and released.

    No arrests were made, but police identified a suspect. Joseph W. Yacteen, 26, allegedly tried to stop Cohn's van in the parking garage after allegedly fleeing a downtown hotel Sunday night, where he had tried to pay his bill with a stolen credit card.

    Police said Yacteen fired one bullet into the van after Dube, who saw that he had a gun, sped up and swerved trying to avoid Yacteen. The van was carrying four people at the time.

    Yacteen also allegedly fired several shots while fleeing security guards and trying to take a car from a woman. He eventually disappeared in a stolen SUV.

    Yacteen is being sought on attempted first-degree murder, robbery and other charges. Authorities said he missed a court date July 15 on a drug and weapons charge.

    http://msnbc.msn.com/id/8876043/
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    I saw on the news where they did catch the guy.
     
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    thanks guys. its always fun to hear other people's opinions and ideas and then be able to talk and debate (not argue) on them.

    if you want to know more read on:
    Senior at Univ. of Memphis
    Major: Supply Chain Management
    Job: FedEx Intern for 1yr so far
    Age: 21
    Single ;-)
    Ask for the rest....
     
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    Have you seen Graceland?

    It's one place I've been PAST a half dozen times, and never stopped to see it... regretabley.

    Oh... and welcome aboard Nate.
     
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    I've been to graceland once. Never to go again. He's dead, end of story. :D
     

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