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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000487.txt from 1997/09

From: elspeth4@-----. Grant)
Subj: Re: Pawn Shop Prices
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 23:59:02 -0400


Tahna has a good question. What do you mean? As a New Mexican, I'd sort
of like to know what *odd* opinions people cherish of our state. I'm
impressed you even knew it was a state--you wouldn't believe how many
people think we're part of Mexico :-) *sigh*. It's certainly true that we
have a *lot* of pawn shops, but here in Albuquerque, I don't think it's
because of Native American Jewelry.

"You can swim all day in the Sea of Knowledge
and come out completely dry. Most people do."
--The Phantom Tollbooth

On Tue, 9 Sep 1997 10:52:55 -0600 "Tahna Britton" <>
>>And that's New Mexico!

>hey, what do you mean, that's New Mexico?!
>> From: Dan Leeson: LEESON@-----.EDU>

>> Depending on the state, one finds great variance in the quantity
>> and quality of clarinets available. On a recent visit to Reno,
>> I found several pawnshops, each with 40 or 50 clarinets. But that
>> is because a gambler in Reno will pawn anything.
>> Gallup, NM also has lots and lots of pawn shops, but the reason
>> for this is very sad. They take advantage of the local indian
>> population by buying up tribal jewelry. But every pawn shop
>> in town had at least two or three clarinets. >

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