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Old 12-19-2011, 08:17 AM
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I agree cd.
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Old 12-20-2011, 06:46 AM
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Originally Posted by davey123 View Post
I would have to agree with this sentiment. Most of these surveys are quite subjective. However, what is very evident is that Charleston ranks high on many of them. Isn't that a good thing for South Carolina?
You are right about these rankings being subjective. They are all over the place. This one by Brookings, ranks Columbia one of the 20 weakest performing metros:

Augusta listed in Brookings' 20 weakest-performing metro areas | The Augusta Chronicle

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Old 12-20-2011, 07:30 AM
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
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And it ranks Greenville and Charleston in the second-weakest group. What's going on now is more important than what has gone on since the beginning of the biggest recession in U.S. history, and the state's major metros all seem to be doing better now.

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Old 12-20-2011, 12:42 PM
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Charleston is really snotty too. How did it rank on the snob list?
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:33 PM
Location: One of the 13 original colonies.
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Originally Posted by 101everett View Post
Charleston is really snotty too. How did it rank on the snob list?
I don't know. I haven't seen the list yet.

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Old 12-31-2011, 10:40 AM
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Charleston did rank as one of Americas 15 "drunkest cities" haha: New study: Charlestonians love their liquor | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC - News, Sports, Entertainment

The area, in particular North Charleston, happen to be also one of the most violent in America. N Chas was ranked as high as 6th most dangerous cities by FBI (2006) and last year the "Neck Area" of Chas/N Chas was listed as one of the "25 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods" in the US.

Charleston: Beautiful, violent, historic, trendy, violent, polite, hot, humid, rich, poor, named #1 tourist destination in United States this year, named one of most violent cities in US, named one of most beautiful and polite cities, named on of the drunkest cities.........well, the city truly does have it all.

As for why take a positive post and look for negative....."some" folks from G'ville have an inferiority complex and want Greenville to be what Columbia, Charleston, Charlotte, etc, already are.
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