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And if you don't have a Boat you can walk across Lake Sumter or Lake Miona they are so shallow.

Home to many a gator and many, many more snakes!
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Woo Hoo! Who is Taylor Swift?
Watch a couple minutes of this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfWlot6h_JM

I don't think she's gonna be running anything south of 466A any time soon!
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Lake Sumter or what ever you call it was a cow pasture. When they dug it to fill it they used the water from from Miona. But then they really got in trouble. When will people realize every thing here is fake. ( Fantasy land)
Do you live in The Villages, virgind?
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...When will people realize every thing here is fake...
Oh no...does that include all the joy it brings so many people?!?
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Lake Sumter or what ever you call it was a cow pasture. When they dug it to fill it they used the water from from Miona. But then they really got in trouble. When will people realize every thing here is fake. ( Fantasy land)
Oh no! i paid $500,000 to live on a retention pond? Get me those POA lawyers.
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Lake Sumter or what ever you call it was a cow pasture. When they dug it to fill it they used the water from from Miona. But then they really got in trouble. When will people realize every thing here is fake. ( Fantasy land)
Lake Denton and Lake Minoa were here long before The Villages. I'm not sure what you mean by everything is fake.
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Lake Denton and Lake Minoa were here long before The Villages. I'm not sure what you mean by everything is fake.
many of the bodies of water that look like lakes are manmade. Doesn't deter the alligators from using them
Nearly all the cutesie signage in the squares is fake.
The decorations in most of the rec centers are repro, not old (Except Eisenhower)
The lovely flowers are not fake - but they are replaced the minute they begin to fade.
Most of the residents are not fake happy - they really are happy
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Holy Smokes! So you're telling me that the Panama Canal is fake? Damn! I paid good money to cruise that bad boy.
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What is the purpose of the original post? Is the lake sinking and the question is who has to pay to fix it? Did some cut down some trees to improve their view? Or did they ask a question just to see what they could stir up?
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What is the purpose of the original post? Is the lake sinking and the question is who has to pay to fix it? Did some cut down some trees to improve their view? Or did they ask a question just to see what they could stir up?
Reading Bob and Bev for some time, I am guessing that they meant it as a light hearted jest.

At least that is how I took it.

And as for the fake stuff. I call it whimsical and fantasy in the most enjoyable way. Katie Belle was not an historical figure. Spanish Springs was meant to look like an old Spanish Town and Lake Sumter was meant to look like an American town from yesteryear and Brownwood is supposed to be a tribute to the Brownwood store in Michigan, still run by Gary Morse's sister who makes fresh donuts daily.

It's all good.
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Reading Bob and Bev for some time, I am guessing that they meant it as a light hearted jest.

At least that is how I took it.

And as for the fake stuff. I call it whimsical and fantasy in the most enjoyable way. Katie Belle was not an historical figure. Spanish Springs was meant to look like an old Spanish Town and Lake Sumter was meant to look like an American town from yesteryear and Brownwood is supposed to be a tribute to the Brownwood store in Michigan, still run by Gary Morse's sister who makes fresh donuts daily.

It's all good.
Stirring the pot eh?
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Stirring the pot eh?
lol......A year ago I had a gathering for TOTV'rs around Christmas time and some very nice person who had spent quite a bit of time at Brownwood growing up, came to the get together just to tell me that the Morse family were very nice folks as I had suspected and recently she sent me a clipping from the local Brownwood, Michigan paper showing. Mar making her donuts.

I strongly suspect, that the Morse family are a decent bunch of nice folks.

Pretty much like you Mleeja.
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It's a good fantasy
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It's a good fantasy

Ah yes. But a reality for us who live here every day. So glad I got old enough to be here.
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When I say fake I mean like Disney, its there to make you feel good. Dont mean anything bad. Look at the day markers in the lake ( channel markers) they are not needed but to some one coming from a coastal area it makes them feel good like being back from where they came from. Yes I live here, 10 years now.
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