What this town needs...

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What this town needs...

Postby Brian » Sat Jun 04, 2005 5:40 am

...is a good barber shop. One with consistent business hours would soon have all the customers they could handle.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Deb Richardson » Sat Jun 04, 2005 2:20 pm

Sad but true the barbershop is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Gone is Floyd and the rest of the good ol' boys catching up on the town's gossip. Today is the day of Metro Sexual. So Brian go visit the girls at JB's or any one of the fine salons in Tomahawk. I must say what Tomahawk has to offer is as progressive or even more so, than what I've found in the Chippewa Valley. What Tomahawk needs is a used book exchange. True, Twice as Nice offers a few titles, something a little more diverse would be nice.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Nimble » Sat Jun 04, 2005 4:51 pm

Yes, you just can't get a haircut on line yet. I don't mind going to one of those yuppie like places and getting my hair cut by a attractive girl rubbing her breasts against me as she does so, but I just feel dirty paying for it afterward.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Brian » Sat Jun 04, 2005 6:52 pm

Back when I flaunted that thick, studly, disco mane in the late 70's, I didn't mind going to a 'beauty salon' for a shampoo, razor cut, and a blow dryer and brush. I was eye candy for the ladies. 30 years or so later, however, what's left can be combed with a damp washcloth. :p
Today I prefer walk-in, 5 minutes in the chair and gone. The gal who cuts my hair now bought out my old barber. The problem is that she's only open when she feels like it and the hours posted on her door must be there for laughs.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Brian » Sat Jun 04, 2005 6:54 pm

I think Tomahawk also could use a Wendy's restaurant. Mmmmm... Wendy's.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby aphephilia » Sun Jun 05, 2005 7:31 am

Yeah but just think, Tomahawk IS getting a brand new Dollar General!!!

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby aphephilia » Sun Jun 05, 2005 9:31 am

I wonder what happens when a Family Dollar Store and a Dollar General Store have a price war. Does one of them then become a .50 cent store?
The Family Dollar Store must not have had the same clout (like so many store owners in Tomahawk) to keep that competition OUT of Tomahawk.

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Deb Richardson » Sun Jun 05, 2005 9:59 am

aph, who are these store owners with the clout?!?!? I think they would like to know who they are, so they can clout that clout!!!
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Deb Richardson » Sun Jun 05, 2005 10:33 am

Buyer beware at the Dollar General, especially with cleaning supplies. I've found that these products are most often in smaller quantities than found at say, Wal-Mart or Shopko, for the same price, sometimes even at a higher price. I've also found that some of the "generic" equivalent to some cleaning supplies are just crap and not worth the few pennies saved. However greeting cards aren't bad at 2/$1.00, not Hallmark, but with much the same message. Over all the quality of much of the merchandise at Dollar General and Family Dollar is inferior. Ya still can't beat Ben Franklin for friendliness, variety, and quality at a reasonable price. In Tomahawk and Chippewa Falls.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby aphephilia » Sun Jun 05, 2005 2:12 pm

Deb, I think they already know.

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Deb Richardson » Sun Jun 05, 2005 3:38 pm

aph, I don't think they do, however if that's what you believe, I'll respect your beliefs.
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Old Scout » Sun Jun 05, 2005 8:25 pm

Brian, You get a good barber in here and I will be standing in line right behind you. The Ladies do a good job but call me old fashion, I still prefer a regular barber shop. :)
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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Dave » Sun Jun 05, 2005 11:59 pm

Old Scout still remembers the days when all of us men would sit around the pot bellied stove in the barber shop and swap lies. Shave and a haircut cost two bits in those days and the conversation was priceless. Trouble is, as you get older you need less barbering. :p

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby 1sg2339 » Tue Jun 07, 2005 1:47 pm

Live down here, I have Amish buggies, a few tractors and an ocassional dumb @#$%#$@# on a crotch rocket going by. But true to Wisconsin we do have a bowling alley/bar and a resturant/bar and two stop signs. I can drive the twenty some miles if I need anything else. Anyone wnat a dumb kid and his crotch rocket?

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby 1sg2339 » Tue Jun 07, 2005 1:48 pm

Live down here, I have Amish buggies, a few tractors and an ocassional dumb @#$%#$@# on a crotch rocket going by. But true to Wisconsin we do have a bowling alley/bar and a resturant/bar and two stop signs. I can drive the twenty some miles if I need anything else. Anyone want a dumb kid and his crotch rocket? :p

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Brian » Tue Jun 07, 2005 6:49 pm

Dumb kid plus crotch rocket equals organ donor sooner or later. Really enjoyed the letter in the Leader this week from your mom. Priceless!
When you wish upon a falling star, your dreams can come true. Unless it's really a meteorite hurtling to the Earth which will destroy all life. Then you're pretty much hosed no matter what you wish for. Unless it's death by meteor.

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Re: What this town needs...

Postby Deb Richardson » Tue Jun 07, 2005 8:46 pm

Oragan donor, if there are enough pieces left!
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