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Author Topic: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....  (Read 1746 times)

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Offline J.R.E.

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Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« on: June 23, 2012, 09:40:45 PM »


http://baynews9.com/content/news/baynews9/news/article.html/content/news/articles/bn9/2012/6/23/men_s_health_to_tamp.html

TAMPA --

Tampa has earned a new distinction this week, and it has nothing to do with the city's sunshine or sports teams.

Men's Health recently ranked the United States' most vain cities, and Tampa came out at the top of the list.

Rounding out the top five are Plano, Texas, Atlanta, Las Vegas and Dallas.  St. Petersburg just missed the top 10, coming in at 11th, while Orlando was ranked 16th.

Men's Health measured "vanity" based on consumption of things like Botox, teeth whitener, hair dye, plastic surgery and trips to the tanning salon.
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So of course the first thing I thought of, was Carly Simons'  "Your So Vain" , which by the way, is just about 40 years old this year :


 8)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-4I3W_GZy4


Ray   :P


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 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline tednlou2

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #1 on: June 24, 2012, 12:34:39 AM »
But, Florida has sooooo many rednecks.  Whenever you hear a crazy story, it's a pretty good bet it came from Florida.  But, I suppose even the rednecks are getting the botox and whitening.  I went to the Florida State Fair in February, which is in Tampa.  The folks there were a tad ghetto, but I guess that isn't a representive sample.  I do remember seeing many plastic surgery offices throughout the state; however, it seemed like I saw more in Sarasota.   

Offline J.R.E.

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2012, 04:01:08 AM »
But, Florida has sooooo many rednecks. 

 But, I suppose even the rednecks are getting the botox and whitening.

Well, as far as the botox,  ::)      I guess they get that done after they get in a fight, and their faces are bashed in... that's where the botox comes in.  :D 

As far as the whitening, after they get into a fight is there anything left to whiten?  ::)


Ed and I went up to Pasco County today, ( Port Richie) and did the indoor USA Flea market. Pasco county is totally different than Pinellas County. Talk about walking into redneckville...   :)  We saw a guy, with a face tattooed on the back of his head.  First time we've seen anything like that.

He looked like this guy:  :o  ( I showed this pic to Ed, and he swears ut;s the same guy )

http://legacy-cdn.smosh.com/smosh-pit/092010/baldhead-12.jpg


It was a good day though.  We had to do the indoor market, because of "DEBBIE" off shore. It was on again /off again rain today.


Ray  8)
« Last Edit: June 24, 2012, 04:02:45 AM by J.R.E. »
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http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39722.msg495621;topicseen#msg495621

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=46806.0

http://forums.poz.com/index.php?topic=39414.msg491701#msg491701


 In October of 2003, My t-cell count was 16, Viral load was over 500,000, Percentage at that time was 5%. I started my first  HAART regimen  on October 24th,03.

 As of 6/4/14,  t-cells are at 423, Viral load <40

 Current % is at 13% 

  
 62 years young.

Offline OneTampa

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2012, 03:45:08 PM »
OK, OK, OK, ... Hold Up!

As one born and raised in Tampa with Afro Haitian Native American with Jewish and Baptist sprinkles added to taste for fun and flavor heritage, I feel compelled to weigh in here.

Clearly none of MY people could possibly be referenced in those survey results and observations since:

>we don’t need tanning;

>our teeth are naturally white;

>our lovely faces have character and expression; and

>our necks range in color from a sultry deep chocolate to a smooth caramel like the rest of our bodies--all characteristics of which we are exceedingly proud.

Holla!

 ;)
« Last Edit: June 24, 2012, 03:51:20 PM by OneTampa »
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

Offline Ann

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2012, 11:35:39 AM »
OK, OK, OK, ... Hold Up!

As one born and raised in Tampa with Afro Haitian Native American with Jewish and Baptist sprinkles added to taste for fun and flavor heritage, I feel compelled to weigh in here.


I can personally attest to the fact that Tampa is one handsome man! Yes, I've seen photos, no, I will not share. :)
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Nymphomaniac: a woman as obsessed with sex as an average man. Mignon McLaughlin

HIV is certainly character-building. It's made me see all of the shallow things we cling to, like ego and vanity. Of course, I'd rather have a few more T-cells and a little less character. Randy Shilts

Offline Miss Philicia

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #5 on: June 25, 2012, 12:04:55 PM »

As one born and raised in Tampa with Afro Haitian Native American with Jewish and Baptist sprinkles added to taste for fun and flavor heritage, I feel compelled to weigh in here.

Goodness woman, what a mix. How did they ever decide what to do with your foreskin? Did they flip a coin? I've heard of all kinds of Jewmixes -- Mexijew, Jewmaican, but never Jewaitian.

Also, how do you manage Haitian voodoo with the Baptist restriction on dancing?
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Offline OneTampa

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Re: Tampa, Florida Ranks as # 1 vain city....
« Reply #6 on: June 27, 2012, 08:49:15 PM »
@Ann: Why thank you ever so kindly for your flattering words.  ;D

@Ms. P.: I channel my father from time to time, put on his legacy voodoo headdress, gyrate on mark and chant a few incantations in dire emergencies.  Oh, that reminds reminds me.  I am due for a refitting and feather refresh.  ;D
"He is my oldest child. The shy and retiring one over there with the Haitian headdress serving pescaíto frito."

 


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