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Old 08-23-2007, 12:05 PM
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amen, by late august most villagers are looking forward to the return of snowbirders, welcoming back our seasonal friends, resuming monthly club meetings and temps below 90. so yes it's somewhat more crowded but that's relative depending on where you lived prior to moving to tv

p.s. with internet connections it's easy to keep in touch with seasonal friends and current events in tv even when away. i no longer snowbird but that was a personal choice after 5 years of 6/6.
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Old 08-23-2007, 06:12 PM
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I have heard a lot of negative comments about "snow-birds". A certain number of people do act like snowbirds are a hassle. :
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pre tv i always lived in university towns where the university populatuin was the seasonal intrusion that was both a blessing and a dreaded thing.
but i've rarely heard full time villagers acknowledge that snowbirders feed the amenity money pool and help to draw businesses etc.
entrepeneurs in the villages know snowbirders pay their bills.
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Unbelievable !! Class system in TV...I didn't think so until today at a pool I was asked if I lived in a house or a villa. I replied a villa is a house...once she thought for a second to smooth things she said that she wished she had bought a patio villa and swam the other way.... I really don't think she meant anything by it. When people first meet their houses are one thing that they have in common. Medical issues is another favorite.

There is no place like TV and I feel so fortunate to be able to live in such a wonderful place. The size of the house you live in does not indicate how big your heart is.
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Ahhhhh Sandy!!!
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Old 08-25-2007, 05:54 PM
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pre tv i always lived in university towns where the university populatuin was the seasonal intrusion that was both a blessing and a dreaded thing.
but i've rarely heard full time villagers acknowledge that snowbirders feed the amenity money pool and help to draw businesses etc.
entrepeneurs in the villages know snowbirders pay their bills.
Good response Villager99! :bigthumbsup:
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I suppose that like many areas, there are people that are 'full of themselves' because of their bank account or where their home is located, but thank goodness they are in the minority. One of the golf ambassadors told me that he asked a lady to please rake the bunker after she finished excavating it to which she replied "I don't have to because I live in ***".

I left the name of the specific village out because I'm sure there are also nice people that live there as well.

We've met some really down to earth people that live in very expensive home here, so I don't think everyone falls in to the same category as the above mentioned woman.
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One of the main reasons we are choosing to become "villagers" is to meet people from all walks of life. Not catagorised by "class"

We have had the priviledge to have been in a business where we regularly :bigthumbsup: traveled with such vast a cross section of people.

My favorite story is about 2 men traveling without their wives and becoming great friends during a week long trip. They did not know or care about what their professions were. The friendship arose from a love of sailing , the outdoors, good food and gin. At the end of the trip they exchanged business cards. One was a vice president at IBM and the other was the head waiter at the Waldorf Astoria.

The lesson is common interest will surpass your level of income, the house you live in and the car you drive. None of those carry any weight in a real connection and friendship. :bigthumbsup:
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Beady- AMEN!
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Beady - nice post.
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beady - the perfect comment! (please be my neighbor)...
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Well, I live in a courtyard villa and if I run into someone who is really concerned about which "side" of the town or in what kind of "house" I live in - I just pray they aren't right next door to me!! I live in Mallory Square, attend clubs at Paradise, play cards at Mulberry and Pimlico and shuffleboard at Laurel Manor and haunt both squares. I LOVE this whole place!
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Old 08-29-2007, 08:23 AM
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There we go about the SIZE thing again...... ;D
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