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Old 05-30-2017, 03:20 PM
 
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Honestly I think I'd more reversed people in New York are annoyed people in the Boston area just don't care.
Knowing a lot of people from greater NYC they seem to have more distain for Boston than vice-versa.

Like I think one time during the Cold War the NYT mocked the people of Boston with a joke Globe Headline "Boston Man Dies in NY nuclear attack"or something like that.
Very true. I think it actually irks some NYers that outside of baseball, we just really don't give NY much of a thought.
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Old 05-30-2017, 05:01 PM
 
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It's like different versions. Clam chowder vs Manhattan chowder etc.

boston is the biggest city in new england and I would argue the higher amounts of academia (Harvard and MIT especially) implies more intelligence.

Cities can be scaled and well if you cannot afford NYC then the next biggest city would be boston. Boston has held up it's values (housing that is) pretty well. Philly technically has more people but there's really no comparison with prices at least until recently.
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Old 05-31-2017, 06:56 AM
 
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^ i think currently boston has higher average home values/aparament rentals than all of n.y.c.*

*people forget that new york city also comprises of brooklyn, queens, harlam and the bronx.
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Old 05-31-2017, 03:32 PM
 
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I've lived in many cities in many regions and my experience has been that the vast majority of people in cities don't ever think about other cities. It's the people in the suburbs yearning for big-city cred who promote the Us vs. Them mentality. Sharing a foe with the nearest big city provides an identity. It's a brand of regionalism that most people in big cities can't be bothered with.
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Old 05-31-2017, 04:43 PM
 
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Very true. I think it actually irks some NYers that outside of baseball, we just really don't give NY much of a thought.


Well lets face it ,you guys hate Eli Manning all so.
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Old 05-31-2017, 05:18 PM
 
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Well lets face it ,you guys hate Eli Manning all so.

Not really.
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Old 05-31-2017, 05:43 PM
 
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I've lived in many cities in many regions and my experience has been that the vast majority of people in cities don't ever think about other cities. It's the people in the suburbs yearning for big-city cred who promote the Us vs. Them mentality. Sharing a foe with the nearest big city provides an identity. It's a brand of regionalism that most people in big cities can't be bothered with.
That's absolutely not true.
People in the city of Rochester look down hard on the city of Buffalo, they think Rochester is just better in every way.
People in the City of Buffalo think if Rochester as a small town full of smug jerks.
Worcester touts itself as "New England's 2nd Largest City" to make themselves seem more relevant than Providence.

Clevelanders detest Columbus.

It goes on and on.

City Dwellers can be just as petty as suburbanites.
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Old 05-31-2017, 06:05 PM
 
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Well lets face it ,you guys hate Eli Manning all so.
He's no Brady, but we don't hold that against him.
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Old 06-01-2017, 02:37 PM
 
Location: University City, Philadelphia
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Cities can be scaled and well if you cannot afford NYC then the next biggest city would be boston. Boston has held up it's values (housing that is) pretty well. Philly technically has more people but there's really no comparison with prices at least until recently.
It is not a technicality. Philly has much more people. Period. Boston (city) 673,000; 4.6 million (metro) ... Philly (city) 1,590,000; 6 million (metro).
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Old 06-01-2017, 04:02 PM
 
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I love NE Clam Chowder!

New England Clam Chowder is a far superior product than Manhattan Chowder.



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It's like different versions. Clam chowder vs Manhattan chowder etc.

boston is the biggest city in new england and I would argue the higher amounts of academia (Harvard and MIT especially) implies more intelligence.

Cities can be scaled and well if you cannot afford NYC then the next biggest city would be boston. Boston has held up it's values (housing that is) pretty well. Philly technically has more people but there's really no comparison with prices at least until recently.
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