Just got back from Duvall

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  1. golfman44

    golfman44 4-Time Puget Sound Steelhead Guide of the Year

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    God damnit why
     
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    When I lived in White rock BC ( across the border from Blaine Washington ) I used to go to Duvall once in a while. I found it quaint and the residents different but not threatening in any way.:D
     
  3. Olive bugger

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    I suspect that Duvall is just preparing for the Halloween festival and
    pumpkin roast. I think I will dress some orange and black flies for my fly box to carry with me on the evening of the 31st. A journey to DUVALL would certainlly be in order.
     
  4. Richard Olmstead

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    Jim,
    Isn't that the way it is with a lot of 'flash-in-the-pan' tourist towns? It seems everyone has to go there one year, and the next you hardly hear anything about it.

    Duvall, "Paris of the West."

    Yeah, right.

    Next month it's gonna be Carnation ("did you hear the steelhead are in, hanging below Tokul Creek?"), or Sultan ("Cracker Bar is HOT, I'm tellin' ya').

    Duvall is going to go back to bein' a sleepy little backwater, Tim's B&B is going to have a permanent 'vacancy' sign out, and the crowds at the Duvall Cafe waitin' to order a Ruebens will be gone.

    That's when those of us who really love the place will come crawling back out of the woodwork and reclaim the Duvall we know and love.

    Dick
     
  5. Itchy Dog

    Itchy Dog Some call me Kirk Werner

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    Where's the Duvall Cafe, Dick? Must be new, or I've just missed it.

    Admittedly I don't get out much ;)
     
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    I remember driving through there when it was just a one horse town. Or was that a one signal light town.
     
  7. wadin' boot

    wadin' boot Donny, you're out of your element...

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    remember when you got into an altercation in what would become Duvall with Kenniwick man on the correct technique of taking a mammoth down with a clovis point spear and he was all, no way old man, you take 'em with a Folsom point, clovis points are for zombie pink flossing centerpinning bead-hucking ladyboys and then you cold cocked him one right in his massive cave-man simian wanna-be brow? That was nuts...
     
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  8. Olive bugger

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    AH HA! AH CONTRAIRE!

    Why just this afternoon as I was passing down Main Street, young love was in bloom. A young lady was taking the picture of a young man, in front of a local establishment. Both had their faces painted with the look of adoration and surrender. It was all so romantic. DUVALL will do that to young lovers.
     
  9. golfman44

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    Gonna take my slam piece to Duvall for our anniversary
     
  10. Olive bugger

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    Tip the violin player.

    Buy flowers from the little flower lady outside of the restaurant.

    Leave your waders in the car and wear a suit or a tux.
     
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    Didn't make it to Duvall this week :(
     
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    Alas, I feel your pain, mon Ami. A day without DUVALL is like a day .....
    well, like a day without DUVALL.
     
  13. Matt Baerwalde

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    So do you say DU-vall, or DuhVALL?

    I prefer the former, as in, "When driving through DU-vall make sure you got IN-surance on yer VEE-hickle."
     
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    I'm getting that song/feeling in my head that Duvall is much like Green Acres..It's the place to be, Duvall is the place for me...
     
  15. Olive bugger

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    That would depend on which side of the Snoqualmie that you live.

    Those further east would be more prone to pronounce it as DU-vall, but not all. Those to the west, being of a lesser caste would use the Pronunciation of duh-VALL.