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fishwax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-25-05 02:33 PM
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18. lol ... i have a mardel's story too
The first time I went there I did not know full-well the cultural climate, being an incoming freshman from another state (wyoming) where the religious right aren't particularly influential. I was wearing the Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here shirt (with the diver entering still water), and had an associate follow me around the whole store. Finally he talked to me, asking if I liked Pink Floyd (yeah, which is why I'm wearing the shirt). He looked like he was slightly worried, but trying his best to be engaging as he said: "they seem to have quite a following, quite a cult following, don't they."

I didn't offer any smart aleck reply (though I was tempted), I just said I hadn't thought about it in cultish terms before and made my way out of the store. But I can still see the half-worried look on his face, as it must have conjured up all his strength to challenge the pink floyd demon.

I've heard Rhema is really bad. I used to occasionally listen to some of their preachers on a radio network here, and even though it was the year 2000, they would still play Billie Brimm's lessons relating the communist bloc to the anti-christ. :eyes: And I have some friends who grew up in B.A., and they had some stories about the group as well :scared:

Anyway, glad you're able to enjoy Tulsa in spite of it all :hi:
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