Friday forum recap

Curious about the happenings on the Xpress forums, but too lazy to click on the Forums button? Oh, the dilemma! Thankfully, we’ve got you covered with this quick rundown of the recent highlights.

Local
What type of store does downtown Asheville really need? This half-serious discussion covers, not the Asheville we have, but the Asheville that could be.

The Written Word
Six Word Story: Take one slighty weird photo, add six words, tell a story. Simple enough, right? But, what’s the story behind “Gacktar’s invasion lasted exactly thirty seconds …” ?

Let’s have a haiku contest: Sure, we all know haiku contests are old and busted, but … can they still be funny?

General Discussion
Is Glolady TV psychic? Forum user Glolady TV recently made claims to possess psychic powers. This forum thread puts that claim to the test.

Asheville the Happiest Place in America? According to 20/20 and The Geography of Bliss, it is. But, what’s hype and what’s not?

Food
Animal cruelty and the food industry: What began as a friendly discussion about animal rights boiled over into a two-fisted battle about vegetarian philosophy? Who will win?

Pets
“Cat person” or “dog person”? The eternal question rages on! Will the matter ever be settled? Cast your vote now!

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