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39601Re: A little about Fry's history OT but not really

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  • angelikafuller
    Feb 5, 2012
      I think I've been to one in the Dallas area that has a bunch of longhorn cattle on the roof above the entrance. There are even cow noises as you walk in!

      -Angelika/Bicycle_Junkie

      --- In CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com, Jay Bingham <binghamjc@...> wrote:
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      > Every Fry's Store has a different theme.
      >
      > Here is a link to the official history and list of stores and themes:
      > http://www.frys.com/isp/history.html
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      > Here is a link to the Wikipedia article which contains additional
      > information and some pictures of store fronts:
      > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fry%27s_Electronics
      >
      > I have not thought to look for the cache while there either.
      >
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      >
      > --- Jay - Bing-GTX
      > |+| Georgetown, TX USA
      > --- "What you see depends mainly on what you are looking for."
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      > _____
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      > From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > [mailto:CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Peter K.
      > Simmang
      > Sent: Saturday, February 04, 2012 12:43 PM
      > To: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocachers] A little about Fry's history OT but
      > not really
      >
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      > As many times as I've been there, how have I not looked to see if there's a
      > cache??? I just figured all of their stores had the piano... Thanks for
      > the lesson!
      >
      >
      > On Feb 4, 2012, at 12:35, JestrrRulz <jestrrrulz@...> wrote:
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      > A few weeks ago, I found GC2RY14 Very Large Piano. Well curious as to why
      > the piano is there, I asked a sales person. He said that it represented
      > Austin's music capital history. Then it dawned on me that there were music
      > notes all over the walls. (things you see without seeing) The pictures
      > posted around the walls, particularly in the computer department are all
      > taken at Austin venues.
      >
      > Justin (sales person) also used to work at the Clearlake store around NASA.
      > That store is space themed. He said it is worth stopping by just to look as
      > there is a model of the ISS hanging in the rafters. He said it is pretty
      > awesome.
      >
      > So chalk another thing learned while caching (sort of). Oh yeah and I saved
      > $45 on a printer since Fry's price matches Internet prices such as Amazon,
      > Best Buy, etc.
      >
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