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Anything around Scranton, PA?
« on: August 26, 2016, 09:08:36 PM »

Anything of interest around Scranton, PA?  In terms of state-named interstate shields left or button copy?  I-84/I-380/I-81 area?
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Re: Anything around Scranton, PA?
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2016, 09:52:25 AM »

"I get a little tired of being told I'm an insider. I come from Scranton, Pennsylvania. And that's as hard-scrabble a place as you're going to find. I'll show you around sometime and you'll see, it's a hellhole. An absolute jerkwater of a town. You couldn't stand to spend a weekend there." -- Sen. Joe Biden (Jason Sudeikis) on Saturday Night Live

(Full disclosure, generations of my ancestors are from the triangle of land between Scranton, Hazleton and Allentown)
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Re: Anything around Scranton, PA?
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2016, 10:22:52 AM »

More information about Pennsylvania:
* http://www.theonion.com/article/report-some-people-live-in-pennsylvania-34527
* http://www.theonion.com/article/visiting-gore-calls-pennsylvania-a-hellhole-294
* Gangnam Pennsylvania Style:
(sorry, no useful info; my last time in metro Scranton was > 20 years ago)
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Re: Anything around Scranton, PA?
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2016, 02:07:58 PM »

My recollection is that there is a smattering of button copy and state-named shields in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area, but admittedly it's been awhile since I've been there.
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Re: Anything around Scranton, PA?
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2016, 08:46:08 PM »

Anything of interest around Scranton, PA?  In terms of state-named interstate shields left or button copy?  I-84/I-380/I-81 area?

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Re: Anything around Scranton, PA?
« Reply #5 on: August 31, 2016, 11:09:50 PM »

If you're willing to drive down to Wilkes-Barre, there's some state named I-81 shields on some of the BGS's on the mainline around exit #165.

https://goo.gl/maps/Xw7gUXQNtcT2

 


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