Favorite Trackside Bar to wait for late Amtrak trains in Toledo OH

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Posted by Lithonia Operator on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:25 PM

SD70Dude

 

 
zugmann

Or we could follow international protocal and use neither.  101 867 5309?

 

 

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Posted by divebardave on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:54 PM

I just cut copied and pasted the address and phone number...Now if anyone wants to meet for a beer in Toledo to discuss this and other trival matters PM me.

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Posted by zugmann on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:07 PM

Paul of Covington
Awright, now I'm afraid we're going to get into another feud, with several pages of name-calling and insults about whether to use periods, hyphens or spaces for phone numbers. Lately, I've been using spaces. (And no parentheses.)

Name.calling

 

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Posted by Paul of Covington on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 8:07 PM

zugmann

 

 
Overmod
Obsolete for about 2 decades now, but if you painted it on a wall or made up stationery with it, you might be stuck....

 

Not really.  I see it used still.  I always preferred it - it seems more classy and neat. 

 

Or if we insist on using the hyphens (which can be sloppy, depending on font, IMO), can we ditch the parenthesis around the area code?  10-digit dialing is pretty much standard.

Or we could follow international protocal and use neither.  101 867 5309?

 

   Awright, now I'm afraid we're going to get into another feud, with several pages of name-calling and insults about whether to use periods, hyphens or spaces for phone numbers.   Lately, I've been using spaces.  (And no parentheses.)

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Posted by 54light15 on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:08 PM

An area code like 419 is an old one, any one with a one or a zero as the middle digit goes back a ways, like 212 or 201. The thing is, to find the alphabetical prefix. BUtterfield 8 and the one I grew up with AMityville 4-  and so forth.

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Posted by SD70Dude on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 7:04 PM

zugmann

Or we could follow international protocal and use neither.  101 867 5309?

You know Jenny too!?

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Posted by zugmann on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 6:28 PM

Overmod
Obsolete for about 2 decades now, but if you painted it on a wall or made up stationery with it, you might be stuck....

Not really.  I see it used still.  I always preferred it - it seems more classy and neat. 

 

Or if we insist on using the hyphens (which can be sloppy, depending on font, IMO), can we ditch the parenthesis around the area code?  10-digit dialing is pretty much standard.

Or we could follow international protocal and use neither.  101 867 5309?

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 5:18 PM

Man, I lost it years ago!

On the other hand, it didn't hurt a bit and I felt so  much better afterward!

Sometimes you have to be like Don Quixote and "Lay down the melancholy burden of sanity..."   Wink

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Posted by Lithonia Operator on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 3:55 PM

Flintlock76

Looks to me like it's the phone number.

 

Don't go getting all technical on me now ...

Phone number. Duh. I'm clearly losing it.

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Posted by charlie hebdo on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 3:51 PM

Erik_Mag

DiveBarDave's postings seem strangely familiar.....

Particularly with the Ohio references.

 

I think you're right.  And the mention of  bars, especially the dive type near a station. 

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Posted by Erik_Mag on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 1:53 PM

DiveBarDave's postings seem strangely familiar.....

Particularly with the Ohio references.

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:52 AM

Lithonia Operator
What does the bolded number refer to?

It's a cutesie convention from the Nineties, when URL dotted notation was cutting-edge modern, and things like india.arie or will.i.am were considered witty social commentary.  The idea was to use dots instead of dashes in the telephone number, to invoke that Internet vibe.

Obsolete for about 2 decades now, but if you painted it on a wall or made up stationery with it, you might be stuck... if dbd's use of it in in sync with the date he last made a payment on his bar tab, I'd have some concerns.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 10:16 AM

Looks to me like it's the phone number.

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Posted by Lithonia Operator on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 9:02 AM

divebardave

is Maumee Bay Brewing Co.27 BroadwayToledo, Ohio 43604  419.243.1302 and is a short 1 mile cab ride or 15 min walk from the Station. Price is 3.00 to 12.00.

 

What does the bolded number refer to? (It kinda looks like half of a lat/lon position. But since there is no 419th parallel or meridian, it can't be that.)

Is that your bar tab to date?

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Posted by bill613a on Monday, December 23, 2019 10:55 PM

In a bar in Toledo, across from the depot

Lucille by Kenny Rogers...

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Favorite Trackside Bar to wait for late Amtrak trains in Toledo OH
Posted by divebardave on Monday, December 23, 2019 2:59 PM

is Maumee Bay Brewing Co.27 BroadwayToledo, Ohio 43604  419.243.1302 and is a short 1 mile cab ride or 15 min walk from the Station. Price is 3.00 to 12.00.

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