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    New Autozone in Ames

    Saw the a sign near the construction that's starting next to Texas Roadhouse in Ames, time to get excited people. Now just in case you didn't want to go to Advance Auto right across the street, or Oreilly Auto Parts two doors down you'll FINALLY have another place to stop on Duff to get your auto parts. Thank god. Although I will say, at least it's not another god damned mattress store, so kudos to whoever made that decision.




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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    AutoZone? Awww, ****. Welcome to the show, Ames.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    I would have preferred something with auto parts and mattresses.


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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    This thread is worthless without pics.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by TRZA View Post
    This thread is worthless without pics.
    Here, I just whipped up this mock up in MSPaint.





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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    That picture looks ******** than those SEZ renderings.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Yeah, that car parked right in front of an arrow pointing the opposite direction, obvious shop.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Get in the Zone!!



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Do a lot of people really shop for auto parts?


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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Do a lot of people really shop for auto parts?
    Well, cars don't fix themselves, and most of us have one that will need to be fixed eventually.


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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Obviously, someone thinks they can make money off of this. Otherwise, I have no idea how there is demand for that many auto parts stores within a few block radius.

    Expand the radius a bit, and there's Arnold Motor Supply, up towards East Hyvee.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by brianhos View Post
    Do a lot of people really shop for auto parts?
    You must be someone who pays $400 to change brakes that cost $30. A few tools and you can save yourself a ton of money.



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    One Way. Forward.

    Next thing you know Ames will be getting a Chic-Fil-A...



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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by aute19 View Post
    Obviously, someone thinks they can make money off of this. Otherwise, I have no idea how there is demand for that many auto parts stores within a few block radius.

    Expand the radius a bit, and there's Arnold Motor Supply, up towards East Hyvee.
    aaaaand Napa just down Duff south of Lowe's...

    Not happy about Advanced coming here at all. Wish it was an Olive Garden.




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    Re: New Autozone in Ames

    I wish it was a Chinese food place. The 17 already in Ames really isn't enough.


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