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Iron Chef
03-22-2010, 08:58 AM
I’m thinking about a possible move to Omaha from Atlanta. What are the pros and cons?

ArrowheadHawk
03-22-2010, 09:06 AM
Omaha is a hell of a lot colder than Atlanta.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 09:10 AM
Hmmm...there's not really a lot of overwhelming pros about living here...housing prices are decent and traffic isn't terrible, you can get to just about any part of the city in 20 minutes or less most times of the day. On the flip side there aren't really any overwhelming cons either. The winter is going to be worse than in Atlanta, and some of the taxes are higher than other places in the midwest.

If you could be more specific about what you'd like to know more about I'd be more than happy to answer any questions.

Groves
03-22-2010, 09:13 AM
Pro: Nebraska has the lowest insurance of the lower 48 states.

Con: Very limited sea turtle research jobs.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 09:17 AM
Here's a link to a great Omaha message board, there is a ton of good information about what's going on here. You can also ask questions on the Welcome to Omaha page without registering.

http://eomahaforums.com/phpBB/index.php

I'm getting ready to head out for the day, I'll check back here this afternoon but feel free to PM me anytime with any questions.

Iron Chef
03-22-2010, 09:28 AM
Hmmm...there's not really a lot of overwhelming pros about living here...housing prices are decent and traffic isn't terrible, you can get to just about any part of the city in 20 minutes or less most times of the day. On the flip side there aren't really any overwhelming cons either. The winter is going to be worse than in Atlanta, and some of the taxes are higher than other places in the midwest.

If you could be more specific about what you'd like to know more about I'd be more than happy to answer any questions.

Thanks, how are the schools, What areas should I look at moving to, staying away from?

Jewish Rabbi
03-22-2010, 09:30 AM
Thanks, how are the schools, What areas should I look at moving to, staying away from?

Stay away from North Omaha, I'll tell you that right now.

Gonzo
03-22-2010, 09:34 AM
Pros- excellent outdoorsman-type activities, fairly low crime rate, good community involvement and an excellent place to raise a family.

Cons- cold weather, (this was one of the worst years ever) the husker kool-aid and if you have allergy problems you can look forward to daily snot activites in the late summer months.

I like it here, our job market is fairly good too, (especially I.T. jobs).

Feel free to pm me as well.
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DMAC
03-22-2010, 09:36 AM
No more Gladys Knights Chicken & Waffles.

tyton75
03-22-2010, 09:37 AM
a lot of hot chicks for some reason

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 09:38 AM
Thanks, how are the schools, What areas should I look at moving to, staying away from?
NE Omaha is a little rough, and you'll want to avoid SE unless you're fluent in your Espanol. District 66 (west central Omaha) has the best schools but you'll pay more for a home in that area and our property taxes are a bit higher. Ralston, Papillion/LaVista, Millard and Bellevue all have good schools as well. Omaha Public Schools aren't terrible, but they of course have the most funding issues since they serve the more economically depressed parts of town.

IMO the best places to be are either SW Omaha or Sarpy County.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 09:39 AM
Stay away from North Omaha, I'll tell you that right now.
lol...there are some rough areas up that way, but it's not like you're going to get killed if you drive down the wrong street.

ClearmontChief
03-22-2010, 09:40 AM
Thanks, how are the schools, What areas should I look at moving to, staying away from?

Omaha...






just kidding.. i wanted to say it before someone else did... honestly, i have no idea, I'm not from there.

Papillion was recently #3 on the top-50 best places to live in US News. I live near there, work in Bellevue at Offutt AFB, NE. Be glad to converse with you on specifics. Good schools, bad schools, taxes, etc. Papillion is also the location of the new Omaha Royals stadium being built.

I work at the base but live in Iowa, on purpose. Property taxes is the reason. For instance, I have a cabin on 5 acres in the woods and hills and pay about 2800 in property taxes on a 250,000 valued home. My old boss had a 300,000 value home and paid over 6000 in property tax in Bellevue, (Sarpy County).

Fritz88
03-22-2010, 09:41 AM
Free orgies with Gonzo. That's a plus.

ClearmontChief
03-22-2010, 09:42 AM
Iowa schools are excellent too. Top 3-5 in the Nation. (Iowa Basic Skills Test sound familiar).

As others have said stay out of North Omaha. South Omaha is getting pretty rough too...as is some places in CouncilTucky.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 09:43 AM
Papillion was recently #3 on the top-50 best places to live in US News. I live near there, work in Bellevue at Offutt AFB, NE. Be glad to converse with you on specifics. Good schools, bad schools, taxes, etc. Papillion is also the location of the new Omaha Royals stadium being built.

I work at the base but live in Iowa, on purpose. Property taxes is the reason. For instance, I have a cabin on 5 acres in the woods and hills and pay about 2800 in property taxes on a 250,000 valued home. My old boss had a 300,000 value home and paid over 6000 in property tax in Bellevue, (Sarpy County).
Yep, I pay around 2800 for a house valued at 144K, but I'm in District 66.

Iron Chef
03-22-2010, 09:46 AM
lol...there are some rough areas up that way, but it's not like you're going to get killed if you drive down the wrong street.

Couldn’t be any worse than some areas of Atlanta. Thanks for all the input. One major reason for wanting to move is the piss poor schooling here in GA. Just want the best for my kids and I may have a job Opportunity in Omaha.

tymania
03-22-2010, 09:50 AM
Thanks, how are the schools, What areas should I look at moving to, staying away from?

you want to live out in west omaha... stay away from North Omaha. and South Omaha for that matter

OmahaChief
03-22-2010, 10:25 AM
Pros: Plenty of choices of places to go eat and drink, a nice cold winter (I like winter so I see it as a pro) overall the seasonal changes are great, great outdoors activities, jobs seem to be available, easy to get around the city, for the most part you feel safe in most places, decent schools, a local music scene that is OK with a lot of good local bands, College World Series and some pretty good events at the Qwest Center

Cons: High taxes, not only homes but it cost us $500 to plate a new car and that was not including the sales tax, you have to listen about the Cornhuskers 24-7, potholes! Omaha's streets have never been that great but in the winter it is a mess like this year, some pretty humid days in the summer, lack of good fireworks for 4th of July (have to to to Missouri or South Dakota to get some good stuff), great grilling weather most of the year, home prices are decent.

As for where to live...I live in NW Omaha and think it is very nice. So is Sarpy County and Papillion.

Ralphy Boy
03-22-2010, 11:16 AM
From what I saw, there's not a whole lot of diversity in Omaha.

Whether you take that as a pro or a con is up to you.

Ralphy Boy
03-22-2010, 11:16 AM
Oh and the women are easy

Reaper16
03-22-2010, 11:19 AM
LOLmaha

alpha_omega
03-22-2010, 12:56 PM
The traffic is a hell of a lot better!

blazzin311
03-22-2010, 01:18 PM
I’m thinking about a possible move to Omaha from Atlanta. What are the pros and cons?

I don't know a hell of a lot about Omaha really. Been through there a few times, but not with much time to explore much. Did get to check out the Omaha Zoo one time. That's pretty damn cool if you ask me. On a side note, what do you think of Atlanta? I might be moving out there soon, myself from ND. Not quite sure yet.

Thig Lyfe
03-22-2010, 01:51 PM
ZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Ari Chi3fs
03-22-2010, 03:44 PM
Cons: It's in Nebraska

Pros:

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 03:59 PM
Cons: It's in Nebraska

Pros:It's not Kansas
:D

Gonzo
03-22-2010, 04:31 PM
:D

Damn right...

I just got home from visiting the in-laws in Wichita.
What a shit hole.
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JohnnyV13
03-22-2010, 05:49 PM
Here's a link to a great Omaha message board, there is a ton of good information about what's going on here. You can also ask questions on the Welcome to Omaha page without registering.

http://eomahaforums.com/phpBB/index.php

I'm getting ready to head out for the day, I'll check back here this afternoon but feel free to PM me anytime with any questions.

I'm sure that's a link to a blank page.

Chocolate Hog
03-22-2010, 07:16 PM
Pros: Niles Paul is from Omaha

Cons: You'll have to wait a few months before you can celebrate Nebraska winning the title.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 07:55 PM
I'm sure that's a link to a blank page.
HAHAHAHAHAHA!! THAT IS SOOOOO FUNNY! HE'S IMPLYING THAT THERE IS NOTHING GOING ON HERE!!!!


Actually it's funny because the only thing KC has that Omaha doesn't have is two loser professional sports franchises and a lot more people.

Reaper16
03-22-2010, 08:02 PM
Actually it's funny because the only thing KC has that Omaha doesn't have is two loser professional sports franchises and a lot more people.
That's bullshit. Omaha is underrated and getting better all the time but to act like Omaha is KC's equal as an arts city or a food city is a heaping helping of horseshit.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 08:09 PM
That's bullshit. Omaha is underrated and getting better all the time but to act like Omaha is KC's equal as an arts city or a food city is a heaping helping of horseshit.
Oh like you know a damn thing about it anyway.

InChiefsHell
03-22-2010, 08:11 PM
Two Words...GO BEEF!

But seriously, I've been here for 25 years and I love it here. The taxes blow ass, but that's because there's only like 6 people who live here so people get squeezed. It's pretty conservative, but I don't think it's overbearingly so.

I live in Papillion, I do recommend staying out of the city. The mayor is a fucking idiot.

Omaha Rocks though. It's a good town.

Reaper16
03-22-2010, 08:13 PM
Oh like you know a damn thing about it anyway.
I used to go up to Omaha a fair deal when I was living an hour and 40 minutes away from it (in Maryville). Its absolutely laughable to think that Omaha offers anything close to what Kansas City does. I say that as a person that likes Omaha.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-22-2010, 08:13 PM
Reaper16: Expert on everything that no one gives a shit about.

Reaper16
03-22-2010, 08:14 PM
Reaper16: Expert on everything that no one gives a shit about.
LMAO

Iron Chef
03-23-2010, 08:01 AM
Two Words...GO BEEF!

But seriously, I've been here for 25 years and I love it here. The taxes blow ass, but that's because there's only like 6 people who live here so people get squeezed. It's pretty conservative, but I don't think it's overbearingly so.

I live in Papillion, I do recommend staying out of the city. The mayor is a ****ing idiot.

Omaha Rocks though. It's a good town.

I hear that Papillion is THE place to live in the area.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 08:28 AM
I hear that Papillion is THE place to live in the area.
The only drawback to Papillion is that it's so far south of everything else and there's no freeway serving the area. I have no idea what part of town you'll be working in but if it's going to be downtown or midtown you're going to have a rough commute. Do you have any idea where your prospective employer is located?

Lumpy
03-23-2010, 08:38 AM
Stay away from West O. Seriously. Soccer moms are vicious. :D

Any small town on the outskirts of the Big O is a good move.

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 08:41 AM
Papillion is a nice area. Bellevue used to be the asshole of the metro but it's a lot better now. I think we graduated to like a gland or perhaps a nipple.
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Lumpy
03-23-2010, 08:46 AM
Free orgies with Gonzo. That's a plus.

ROFL Well... not exactly free, (we need to pay bills, ya know).

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 08:48 AM
Papillion is a nice area. Bellevue used to be the asshole of the metro but it's a lot better now. I think we graduated to like a gland or perhaps a nipple.
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Nope, the nipples are located on the roof of the Crossroads, you guys are more like the appendix, just hanging out and being generally useless. :D

acesn8s
03-23-2010, 09:24 AM
Pros: Nice part of the country to live

Cons: Gawd Damned Nebraskans

ChiefsCountry
03-23-2010, 09:34 AM
Kansas City North for the most part. KC is more metropoltion that Omaha. But its not a bad city at all.
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acesn8s
03-23-2010, 09:36 AM
Pros: Less traffic

Cons: More snow

acesn8s
03-23-2010, 09:39 AM
Pros: Its not Council Bluffs

Cons: Its not Kansas City

acesn8s
03-23-2010, 09:42 AM
Cons: Omaha Royals

Pros: They are better than the Kansas City Royals

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 09:50 AM
Cons: Omaha Royals

Pros: They are better than the Kansas City Royals

This...

Actually, the O-Royals games are a good time. Fairly inexpensive and rosenblatt is a nice stadium. Its quite a shame that they're tearing it down this year.
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Lumpy
03-23-2010, 09:55 AM
Here are some more pros:
Alexander Payne films all of his movies in and around the Omaha metro area.
We have corn.
The Henry Doorly Zoo kicks ass!
There are a lot of cornfields.
Hunting is great... plenty of deer, pheasant, turkey, etc.
Did I mention we have corn?

Reaper16
03-23-2010, 09:57 AM
Here are some more pros:
Alexander Payne films all of his movies in and around the Omaha metro area.

Omaha looked just like the Santa Barbara wine country in Sideways. Impressive.

acesn8s
03-23-2010, 09:58 AM
Here are some more pros:
Alexander Payne films all of his movies in and around the Omaha metro area.
We have corn.
The Henry Doorly Zoo kicks ass!
There are a lot of cornfields.
Hunting is great... plenty of deer, pheasant, turkey, etc.
Did I mention we have corn?I just visualized Bubba describing all of the ways to cook corn.

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:01 AM
Omaha looked just like the Santa Barbara wine country in Sideways. Impressive.

We have corn vineyards. FTW
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Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:04 AM
I just visualized Bubba describing all of the ways to cook corn.

Corn syrup
Corn on the cob
Corn chips
Corn flakes
Corn tortillas
Creamed corn
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Reaper16
03-23-2010, 10:05 AM
We have corn vineyards. FTW
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Ah, yes. The 2007 Mackey Farms Sweet Corn. That was a good year.

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:07 AM
Ah, yes. The 2007 Mackey Farms Sweet Corn. That was a good year.

It has a slight pecan after taste. Smooth, with just a hint of grasshopper urine.
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Lumpy
03-23-2010, 10:07 AM
Omaha looked just like the Santa Barbara wine country in Sideways. Impressive.

Ok, so maybe a portion of that film was shot elsewhere. But the majority of the shots in his films take place in Omaha.

"If anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot!"

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 10:08 AM
Corn syrup
Corn on the cob
Corn chips
Corn flakes
Corn tortillas
Creamed corn
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You forgot the egg and corn; egg, bacon and corn; egg, bacon, sausage and corn; corn, bacon, sausage and corn; corn, egg, corn, corn, bacon and corn; corn, corn, corn, egg and corn; corn, corn, corn, corn, corn, corn, baked beans, corn, corn, corn and corn; or lobster thermidor aux crevettes, with a mornay sauce garnished with truffle paté, brandy and a fried egg on top and corn.

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:10 AM
CORN MOTHERFUCKERS!

We has it.
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Jilly
03-23-2010, 10:11 AM
has someone mentioned snow? Im' too lazy to read the entire 4 pages of thread.

Reaper16
03-23-2010, 10:12 AM
Ok, so maybe a portion of that film was shot elsewhere. But the majority of the shots in his films take place in Omaha.

"If anyone orders Merlot, I'm leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot!"
Weird. That quote from Sideways has been posted on Chiefsplanet twice in the last day.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 10:12 AM
OK I HAS CORN, WAT DO?

http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/7362/1spencerwl1.jpg

Reaper16
03-23-2010, 10:16 AM
OK I HAS CORN, WAT DO?

http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/7362/1spencerwl1.jpg

HUSK

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:17 AM
OK I HAS CORN, WAT DO?

http://img158.imageshack.us/img158/7362/1spencerwl1.jpg

EATS CORN DO NOW BUTTER SALT, REPEAT.
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Gonzo
03-23-2010, 10:17 AM
Weird
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Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 10:42 AM
This...

Actually, the O-Royals games are a good time. Fairly inexpensive and rosenblatt is a nice stadium. Its quite a shame that they're tearing it down this year.
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Really? Did they build a new stadium? I went there back in the late 1990's I gotta say dude it was very crowded and I didn't really enjoy it. I guess i'm just used to Kaffmaun Stadium.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 10:51 AM
Really? Did they build a new stadium? I went there back in the late 1990's I gotta say dude it was very crowded and I didn't really enjoy it. I guess i'm just used to Kaffmaun Stadium.
:spock: The 'blatt was crowded for a Royals game? The only time that place fills up is during the CWS and fireworks night.

Anyway, the City of Omaha is building a new downtown stadium for the CWS, and the Royals are building a new one in Sarpy Co.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 11:08 AM
:spock: The 'blatt was crowded for a Royals game? The only time that place fills up is during the CWS and fireworks night.

Anyway, the City of Omaha is building a new downtown stadium for the CWS, and the Royals are building a new one in Sarpy Co.

Yea the game I went to had fireworks after. So they're building 2 stadiums wtf?

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 11:23 AM
Yea the game I went to had fireworks after. So they're building 2 stadiums wtf?
Heh...don't get me started. The NCAA insisted on a 20K seat stadium for the CWS, and the Royals don't want to play in that big of a stadium and have always been butthurt that they get kicked out of the 'blatt for two weeks every June. There was simply no compromising between the two entities and the mayor caved to the NCAA, so now we're going to have a beautiful $130M downtown stadium that is going to be largely unused for 50 weeks out of the year, and another one out in the middle of a bunch of cornfields south of town.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 11:32 AM
So Omaha is alot like KC after all.

JohnnyV13
03-23-2010, 11:34 AM
I went to school at Creighton for awhile, so I do know what I'm talking about with Omaha (which my friends and I called "Ohmigod" because we wondered, "what the hell did we do wrong in our lives to end up here?"_

My sister lived in Omaha for years b/c her husband was stationed at Offut.

Omaha is a bloated small town whose residents act like small town people but they think they're a city. Hence they look down on "Iowegians" from Council Bluffs. And, they're obnoxious about the Cornhuskers. Its like they can't imagine anyone in Nebraska liking anyone else.

When people would ask my sister if she was a Cornhusker fan, she'd answer, "No, I'm a catholic".

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 11:40 AM
I went to school at Creighton for awhile, so I do know what I'm talking about with Omaha (which my friends and I called "Ohmigod" because we wondered, "what the hell did we do wrong in our lives to end up here?"_

My sister lived in Omaha for years b/c her husband was stationed at Offut.

Omaha is a bloated small town whose residents act like small town people but they think they're a city. Hence they look down on "Iowegians" from Council Bluffs. And, they're obnoxious about the Cornhuskers. Its like they can't imagine anyone in Nebraska liking anyone else.

When people would ask my sister if she was a Cornhusker fan, she'd answer, "No, I'm a catholic".
Well you seem like an obnoxious prick yourself so I'm surprised you didn't fit in here.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 11:40 AM
Oh wait, you said you attended Creighton, so there's no doubt you're an obnoxious prick.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 11:44 AM
Well you seem like an obnoxious prick yourself so I'm surprised you didn't fit in here.

LAWLZ.

DeezNutz
03-23-2010, 11:52 AM
I'm an obnoxious prick, but I have no kin in Omaha.

I've been there 8-10 times, so perhaps that's the reason.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 11:57 AM
I also love it when people give us crap for all being Husker fans, just what in the hell would you expect when coming to...uhhh...Nebraska?

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 11:58 AM
OMG I WENT TO AUSTIN TX AND ALL THEY WANTED TO DO IS TALK ABOUT THE LONGHORNS!!! IT WAS SO OBNOXIOUS!!!

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 12:06 PM
I also love it when people give us crap for all being Husker fans, just what in the hell would you expect when coming to...uhhh...Nebraska?

I read that Nebraska is the 2nd most hated football team behind Notre Dame.

acesn8s
03-23-2010, 12:39 PM
You forgot the egg and corn; egg, bacon and corn; egg, bacon, sausage and corn; corn, bacon, sausage and corn; corn, egg, corn, corn, bacon and corn; corn, corn, corn, egg and corn; corn, corn, corn, corn, corn, corn, baked beans, corn, corn, corn and corn; or lobster thermidor aux crevettes, with a mornay sauce garnished with truffle paté, brandy and a fried egg on top and corn.Corncakes
Cornmeal
Popcorn
Corn ethanol
Cornhuskers
Corn cob pipes

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 01:01 PM
In their defense, the NU fans have calmed way down since the Callahan era hit. Bug, you have to admit that in the late 90's and early 2000's the kool-aid was flowing and there were a lot of obnoxious dick holes in the area.(When they play the game on the pa system at Bakers and all employees were required to wear red on Fridays).

That type of thing is a rarity now. Even though the program is starting to turn itself around.
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JohnnyV13
03-23-2010, 01:03 PM
I also love it when people give us crap for all being Husker fans, just what in the hell would you expect when coming to...uhhh...Nebraska?

Yes, but in most civilized places they don't play corrnhusker games over the grocery store PA, which they do in Nebraska. They didn't do it in New Orleans for LSU games, KC for chiefs games, or in Tucson for U of A games.

I was thoroughly disgusted when I was watching the news in Omaha, after Nebraska crushed some non conference opponent 52-17, and the news casters were saying "Oh, Nebraska has to play better if they want to win the national championship".

So yeah, Nebraska fans give even Dallas Cowboy fans a run for the "most obnoxious sports fanbase"title.

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 01:06 PM
Yes, but in most civilized places they don't play corrnhusker games over the grocery store PA, which they do in Nebraska. They didn't do it in New Orleans for LSU games, KC for chiefs games, or in Tucson for U of A games.

I was thoroughly disgusted when I was watching the news in Omaha, after Nebraska crushed some non conference opponent 52-17, and the news casters were saying "Oh, Nebraska has to play better if they want to win the national championship".

So yeah, Nebraska fans give even Dallas Cowboy fans a run for the "most obnoxious sports fanbase"title.

Its not nearly that bad anymore.
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Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 01:13 PM
In their defense, the NU fans have calmed way down since the Callahan era hit. Bug, you have to admit that in the late 90's and early 2000's the kool-aid was flowing and there were a lot of obnoxious dick holes in the area.(When they play the game on the pa system at Bakers and all employees were required to wear red on Fridays).

That type of thing is a rarity now. Even though the program is starting to turn itself around.
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Oh sure, it was like that in the 90s and I found it equally annoying when people who hated NU just a few years earlier were all of a sudden diehard fans. But that shit happens to any fanbase when their teams win multiple championships, all of a sudden everyone is on the bandwagon.

As far as the games being on the PA in grocery stores, I don't see what the big deal is with it nor did I know it was unusual. I'm sure if you looked hard enough you'll find grocery stores in other parts of the country where they do the same thing. Just because they don't do it where you're from doesn't mean they don't do it anywhere else.

And Johnny, you reek of a KU or MU fan that is still butthurt from four decades of having your shit pushed in every year, so which one is it?

Gonzo
03-23-2010, 01:26 PM
Honestly, I've been all over the country and this is the only place I've been where they did that. But I absolutely understand the bandwagon bullshit. It was pretty thick when I lived in wichita and K-state was suddenly competitive.
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Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 01:27 PM
Yes, but in most civilized places they don't play corrnhusker games over the grocery store PA, which they do in Nebraska. They didn't do it in New Orleans for LSU games, KC for chiefs games, or in Tucson for U of A games.

I was thoroughly disgusted when I was watching the news in Omaha, after Nebraska crushed some non conference opponent 52-17, and the news casters were saying "Oh, Nebraska has to play better if they want to win the national championship".

So yeah, Nebraska fans give even Dallas Cowboy fans a run for the "most obnoxious sports fanbase"title.

What's wrong with saying a team needs to play better to win a title?

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 01:39 PM
What's wrong with saying a team needs to play better to win a title?
No shit, if he's a KU fan then he should know exactly what that means.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 01:40 PM
lol ouch.

Iron Chef
03-23-2010, 02:22 PM
The only drawback to Papillion is that it's so far south of everything else and there's no freeway serving the area. I have no idea what part of town you'll be working in but if it's going to be downtown or midtown you're going to have a rough commute. Do you have any idea where your prospective employer is located?

It will be just down the road form the University of Nebraska Omaha

JohnnyV13
03-23-2010, 02:29 PM
And Johnny, you reek of a KU or MU fan that is still butthurt from four decades of having your shit pushed in every year, so which one is it?

Neither. I went to Tulane in New Orleans, so I wasn't a fan of any midwest college FB team.

Of course, since Tulane football traditionally sucks, we looked at football games as cocktail parties.

I think why I despised Omaha, is its really not a good place to be a student. And, it was an especially acute culture shock after I spent 4 years in New Orleans and a semester at Oxford.

JohnnyV13
03-23-2010, 02:32 PM
No shit, if he's a KU fan then he should know exactly what that means.

It's pretty obnoxious when you've just crushed someone 52-17 (not sure that's the exact score), and you're sitting there saying "oh, we played bad. How terrible."

And, you can hardly tell anything about your team in a mismatch like that. Its called being a bad winner, and I find it very telling that you can't recognize it as boorish behavior.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 02:35 PM
It will be just down the road form the University of Nebraska Omaha
Ah, that actually won't be all that bad coming from Papillion, that's a straight shot down 72nd street. Still quite a few traffic lights along the way though.

Neither. I went to Tulane in New Orleans, so I wasn't a fan of any midwest college FB team.

Of course, since Tulane football traditionally sucks, we looked at football games as cocktail parties.

I think why I despised Omaha, is its really not a good place to be a student. And, it was an especially acute culture shock after I spent 4 years in New Orleans and a semester at Oxford.
Oh, well I am so sorry we weren't good enough for you. But the way I look at it the less pretentious a-holes we have around here the better, so I'm glad you left and please don't bother to ever come back here.

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 02:38 PM
It's pretty obnoxious when you've just crushed someone 52-17 (not sure that's the exact score), and you're sitting there saying "oh, we played bad. How terrible."

And, you can hardly tell anything about your team in a mismatch like that. Its called being a bad winner, and I find it very telling that you can't recognize it as boorish behavior.
Oh JFC, you're basing your opinion of an entire fanbase over what one local news hack said? I think I'm done with you.

Iron Chef
03-23-2010, 02:41 PM
Ah, that actually won't be all that bad coming from Papillion, that's a straight shot down 72nd street. Still quite a few traffic lights along the way though.

right now my commute is 45 min with plenty of lights, should it be about the same?

Bacon Cheeseburger
03-23-2010, 02:45 PM
right now my commute is 45 min with plenty of lights, should it be about the same?
Not even close, should be about a 15-20 minute drive most times, maybe 20-25 during rush hour.

JohnnyV13
03-23-2010, 02:49 PM
Oh JFC, you're basing your opinion of an entire fanbase over what one local news hack said? I think I'm done with you.

Of course not. I was in Nebraska for about a year and a half, but that anecdote captures what I found obnoxious about the rabid Nebraska fanbase. People there PRESUMED that everyone present just LOVED the Huskers.

And, its not a matter of "not being good enough,", mostly it was a lot of the attitudes I ran into there. There were many fun people that I knew in Nebraska, but also a lot of obnoxious idiots: like the fundamentalist christians who used to knock on my door trying to bring me to God about twice a month b/c I was the TA for an evolution course.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 02:51 PM
It's pretty obnoxious when you've just crushed someone 52-17 (not sure that's the exact score), and you're sitting there saying "oh, we played bad. How terrible."

And, you can hardly tell anything about your team in a mismatch like that. Its called being a bad winner, and I find it very telling that you can't recognize it as boorish behavior.


Wow welcome aboard you fit in nicely with most on Chiefsplanet.

Chocolate Hog
03-23-2010, 02:52 PM
I heard Bo call the team soft after the first game last year and thy won by alot. I heard Bo say the team didn't play good when they beat Colorado too. He was right.

Iron Chef
05-03-2010, 12:09 PM
This looks like a done deal and I should be heading to Omaha this summer. Does anyone know of a good site to find a house to rent?

Bacon Cheeseburger
05-03-2010, 12:14 PM
This looks like a done deal and I should be heading to Omaha this summer. Does anyone know of a good site to find a house to rent?
You can check here:

http://omaha.craigslist.org/apa/

I know several people who own rentals as well, any specifics on size/location?

Bacon Cheeseburger
05-03-2010, 12:17 PM
http://www.omaha.com/section/homes

Click on the 'for rent' tab.

Iron Chef
05-03-2010, 12:25 PM
You can check here:

http://omaha.craigslist.org/apa/

I know several people who own rentals as well, any specifics on size/location?

I'll send you a PM if its ok.