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Old 02-11-2011, 05:24 PM
Location: Here&There
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Originally Posted by 1208 View Post
and an even better question...what the hell are you talking about? who says california is hated? don't mean to ride your ass man but when you generalize like that and assume that it's a universal truth that people hate california it sounds kind of foolish. I dig california a lot. if everyone hates it, why is the most visited state?
But, but, but ... sir

now, if you said CALIFORNIANS instead, then we could go somewhere. I would say they are hated because they are self absorbed, narcissists who are new agey, the worst kind of liberal (while still remaining deeply racist inside) who flock to other states and build huge mcmansions and kick and scream that these new places SUCK because they don't have whatever froo-froo shops these people are used to and GOD they are so IGNORANT back in Cali we would NEVER do this and that and blah blah blah.
The wonders of self-deception.

Old 02-11-2011, 05:25 PM
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Originally Posted by Dutchman01 View Post
No, california, or rather it's people, are pretty much dispised throughout the us. My mother came back from the northwest and was amazed at the harsh feelings in washington and oregon against the californians. I have cousins in arizona, same there. I've heard of complaints in colorado, texas, and pretty much all of the south, not to mention much of the west outside of the coast. Nope, californians aren't well liked. Sorry. I'm sure you people mean well enough but........
So you did a survey of 270+ million Americans and most of them hated California. Oh wait you're going of your experience. I experienced other wise, such as questions about how things are out here and how much they loved visiting. Negative people attract negative people.
Old 02-11-2011, 05:26 PM
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For the skeptics that this attitude exists try doing a google search on, "california cess pool" or " I hate california.." I'd say the cesspool line sums up the sentiment. As for the I hate line, I compared that to other states as in "I hate ___" and california had the highest number of hits (in this highly scientific sampling method *chuckle*), compared to other states.
I'd tend to agree with those saying it has to do with jelousy though, for all the things california has given the nation (and their sad states haven't), and probably a large dose of ignorance and misinformation as well.
Old 02-11-2011, 05:30 PM
Location: SW MO
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Originally Posted by .highnlite View Post
So, I got to thinking, why would people dislike California, mmm Jealousy, because they don't have anything like this?
Nah. It's 'cause they don't have anything like this

or this

or this

in their cities, or maybe they just wish they had this

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Old 02-11-2011, 05:32 PM
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"So you did a survey of 270+ million Americans and most of them hated California.."

Also whether it's number one or not is really inconsequential, the point is the attitude IS there, and the question for me really is why is it there? why does California get singled out?
Old 02-11-2011, 05:34 PM
Location: Cupertino, CA
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Because everyone else is freezing their butts off.
Old 02-11-2011, 05:34 PM
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I know huh Curm we need much more of this.
Old 02-11-2011, 05:35 PM
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curmudgeon, and people object to that last image because???
Old 02-11-2011, 05:36 PM
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err... the image with the chick I mean.. =)
Old 02-11-2011, 05:39 PM
Location: San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties
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Shoot, you wanna hear some Oregon Jokes?
some Nevada Jokes?
How about Missouri Jokes?

Who cares what people somewhere else think of California.

At least they ain't here, gawd bless'em.

I betcha, a majority or near majority of Californians are no more than second or third generations, most of them Californians are really, Iowans, Minnesotans (just about anyplace with miserable winters) and Okies and Arkies, and Mowies, and Gawd bless'em, Texicans.
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