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    RIP Big Earls!

    They just bulldozed that building on Duff yesterday. Definitely an eyesore, but we had some pretty good times there while it was open! Oh well, it's been vacated for years, so I'm glad someone is doing something with the lot.

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    Aside from that, I see that the whole lot with the bowling alley is up for sale. Evidently, the bowling alley is going to relocate if there's a buyer. That's a huge lot that could attract some heavy hitters. They'd need to build the whole thing up a few feet to avoid flooding, but that's not a huge issue. I'd love to see a Kohls or Old Navy move in. Not a lot of clothes options in Ames, especially for kids. From what I've heard, BWW is coming to S. Duff, it's just a matter of time.



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    That site will be polluted with vannilla perfume and glitter for years.



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Went there 2 days prior to going into Marine Corps Boot camp. Needless to say the entertainers were more than entertaining. It's amazing what they would do for a dollar.


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Good deal, that building has been a dump for as long as I can remember.



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    No, not Peepland!



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    They will probably have to designate that lot an EPA Superfund site to clean up all the debauchery that went on at Big Earl's!



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Such a sad day for the city of Ames :(



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    From an old lube jobs joint to a new lube jobs auto place.


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Was there a HazMat team present?



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Are there any more adult places in Ames??


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Quote Originally Posted by Knownothing View Post
    Are there any more adult places in Ames??
    Haha Dangerous Curves I guess.


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    I was just hoping for some interesting ads on the side of the thread, but I can't even get a cheap thrill there either.



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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    I just see jiffy Lube ads.


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    The title is misleading. I thought this was a thread about the Big Earls in Des Moines closing.


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    Re: RIP Big Earls!

    Quote Originally Posted by kingcy View Post
    The title is misleading. I thought this was a thread about the Big Earls in Des Moines closing.
    Me too. I was about to have a coronary.



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