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Old 12-09-2010, 12:42 PM
 
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Truthfully, it's so so so much more in NY. I don't even think it's close. I don't really come across any of those types in NJ. When I do, it catches me off guard because that type is not very common in NJ at all. America really misunderstands NJ.

Sure you can believe that America simply misunderstands New Jersey or that everybody else is blind but has it ever occur to you that you don't see certain things because you are so used to them?

If I never visited my friends in North Jersey and then went to clubs in Jersey City, along route Route 46 and down the Jersey shore I would believe you. Unfrotunately I have seen it and the guido but the general obnoxious "New Jersey - only the toughest survive" culture is omnipresent in the state. Don't kid yourself even if your relatives and friends don't act this way.

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Old 12-09-2010, 12:45 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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A blog from a NYC bouncer.

Clublife: A Clarification
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:52 PM
 
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A blog from a NYC bouncer.

Clublife: A Clarification
So he is a bouncer in New York and doesn't see that many guidos from New Jersy as he does form New York. But of course. What if he was a bouncer in Clifton?
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:54 PM
 
Location: Historic Downtown Jersey City
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Sure you can believe that America simply misunderstands New Jersey or that everybody else is blind but has it ever occur to you that you don't see certain things because you are so used to them?

If I never visited my friends in North Jersey and then went to clubs in Jersey City, along route Route 46 and down the Jersey shore I would believe you. Unfrotunately I have seen it and the guido "New Jersey - only the toughest survive" culture is omnipresent in the state. Don't kid yourself even if your relatives and friends don't act this way.
Ah, you are getting closer. You see, most of those knuckleheads that you have seen are from NY and visiting NJ. Which is why many NJ folks get upset. If the people from NY who visited NJ were peaceful, respectful, and not goofily dressed, we would welcome their visits with open arms. Unfortunately, that is not the case.

Without a doubt, there are some of those spiky-haired types in NJ (generally in the blue-collar areas very close to NYC). But really not many, and my point was that those types are far more common in NY. It is not even close.

Spend some time in the NY counties of Richmond, lower Kings, most of Queens, and much of the Bronx. In fact, go to any neighborhood in the 4 outer boroughs that still have a strong white population, and you will essentially be emerged into what would appear to be an audition for Jersey Shore, Part II. Try it! It's great fun. Tell me what you find in neighborhoods like Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, etc!

Do you think it was BY CHANCE that 6 out of 8 members of that God-awful TV show were from NY, and only ONE was from NJ?
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:57 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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So he is a bouncer in New York and doesn't see that many guidos from New Jersy as he does form New York. But of course. What if he was a bouncer in Clifton?
He would see a lot of Puerto Ricans.

http://standingonthebox.blogspot.com...blems+with+it.
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Historic Downtown Jersey City
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So he is a bouncer in New York and doesn't see that many guidos from New Jersy as he does form New York. But of course. What if he was a bouncer in Clifton?
Great example! Ironically, many people visiting those silly bars in Clifton are from Staten Island. From your city.
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:58 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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A blog from a NYC bouncer.

Clublife: A Clarification
A fellow CD member from Staten Island said the same thing.
No One Likes us!- Staten Island

"Guidos originated from here- It's where it all began. Almost everyone's parents/grandparents are from Brooklyn. The racial tension is absurd, I feel like everything here is so backwards as opposed to the rest of the NYC metropolitan area! Hate crimes galore.

Half of the Jersey Shore cast mates are originally from SI. I actually knew the girl Angelina at one point, who was actually recently smashed up side the head with a beer bottle by some classy SI girls at "the mall"

There's guido's in NJ- But most NYers know not to touch that topic with a 30 ft pole.
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:00 PM
 
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Ah, you are getting closer. You see, most of those knuckleheads that you have seen are from NY and visiting NJ. Which is why many NJ folks get upset.
Don't kid yourself. Most people in NJ clubs are from New Jersey. This is New Jersey that goes to clubs in New York (tak a look at Holland around 10pm on Friday) than other way around. New York has one of the most interesting clubs scenes in the world, nothing like that in NJ.
I only went because I was already there and my friends were going.
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Historic Downtown Jersey City
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That's an interesting blog entry from that bouncer. The answer to his question, as to "how did the rest of the country come to believe that the guido is a Jersey thing, instead of a NY thing" is the fact that the NYers go TO the Jersey Shore to party. So essentially, the location of the activities that these people involve themselves in, IS often within New Jersey borders, although most are not from NJ.

It's an understandable misinterpretation by Americans, but an irritating one nonetheless.
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Old 12-09-2010, 01:05 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Don't kid yourself. Most people in NJ clubs are from New Jersey. This is New Jersey that goes to clubs in New York (tak a look at Holland around 10pm on Friday) than other way around. New York has one of the most interesting clubs scenes in the world, nothing like that in NJ.
I only went because I was already there and my friends were going.
NY's clubs scene is the best in the nation, IDK how you think NJ is supposed to stack up- NYers are the ones that partied down in Seaside and created the highest rated MTV television series..

Snooki is from NY- The guy who punched snooki was a teacher from Queens.
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