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Here are some snapshots of PCLinuxOS' Texstar on vacation in New York City last weekend. He says he's having fun and is glad we ain't there! Big Grin

Actually, he said,

We drove into New York City this past weekend. They have a train that goes in but it was more fun to drive in to see more of the city. Next weekend we may make another trip in as there is no way you can see everything in one trip. Anyway we went to Times Square and went around to all of the different areas such as the Garment, Jewerly and Theatre district. We took a tour of the Empire State building which was pretty cool. Next weekend we going to try to get down to the Statue of Liberty.

I have to say I love this city. You can feel the energy here and the people are very nice and friendly if you ask for help. Lots and lots of people. It is just like you see in the movies with tons of people on the streets. Rich people, poor people and people from all over with strange accents and walking like they have to go to the bathroom real bad. People move a lot slower down in Houston. I probably had as much fun people watching as I did hitting the various sites.

I think everyone should try to experience this city once in their lifetime.

Oh, and he said, "I'm not thinking about Linux!"



Tex at Times Square.



Tex doing what Tex does best. Big Grin



Freezing his ears off at top the Empire State Building. Yeah, let's razz him about that hat! Big Grin



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Now we know

It's good to be able to put a face (and a cap) to the name.

Not quite right ...

No beard? Why doesn't photo quite go to feet? No sandals?

Not much of a geek, now, are we, Tex?

Scary...

A little frightening... Texstar looks like a police officer in vacation... the kind of cop that could bust you and beat you up on the spot.

I guess I would have preferred him to be an immature guy in his 20s...

re: Scary...

oh man, he gets that a lot! A lot of people say he looks like a cop. Lookie here:


Oh and for a teehee, here he is goofing around at about 18 years old. Big Grin

Texstar looks like a police officer in vacation...

20 years behind......the CRT

and the reruns of Miami Vice are new to al lot of "us"....Smile

Notice the Mandriva hat...

I bought that same Mandrake hat and I wear it sometimes. That just shows you, he may not be thinking about Linux, but it's still on his mind. Literally.

re: Notice the Mandriva hat...

teehee. yep! I thought that too!

Yeah, I got that for him many years ago - back when we were still both loyal mandrake users.

Crud, I thought Texstar was

Crud,

I thought Texstar was a 50 year old woman! Tongue I stand corrected!

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