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Old 10-15-2009, 07:00 PM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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Originally Posted by nyxmike View Post
I was born in NY and moved here when I was 5 years old because my dad's job was transferred here. Regardless of growing up here, the fact that my family moved here from NY makes me part of the "problem". Like I said, on behalf of my family, I am sooo, so sorry.
Don't be ridiculous - you've grown up here most of your whole life - and were certainly here before the large influx that started 12-15 years ago. Consider yourself a yankee if you want to, but this is your hometown whether you like it or not (and I know you don't).

 
Old 10-15-2009, 07:11 PM
 
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Don't be ridiculous - you've grown up here most of your whole life - and were certainly here before the large influx that started 12-15 years ago. Consider yourself a yankee if you want to, but this is your hometown whether you like it or not (and I know you don't).
I don't consider myself a "yankee". Although I wouldn't be opposed to it, NY is not on the top of my list of places I'd like to live (I really like Atlanta. I know, GASP)... and you're right, no, I don't.
 
Old 10-15-2009, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Some got six month some got one solid. But me and my buddies all got lifetime here
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I don't appreciate being called a yankee as that is disrespectful.

I'd be pretty thrilled if the worst thing I was ever called wound up being "Yankee". Given the mud slung my way, you could call me "Yankee" with the worst of intentions and it'd still come off as complimentary.
 
Old 10-15-2009, 07:16 PM
 
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Yankee!
 
Old 10-15-2009, 07:17 PM
 
Location: The 12th State
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