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Old 12-26-2010, 11:15 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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In Connecticut, there really isn't a black sheep, but if one comes remotely close, I would have to say Torrington.
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Old 12-26-2010, 11:50 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Memphis for the crime.
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Old 12-27-2010, 01:12 AM
 
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Ok, which would it be for Washington: Spokane, Tacoma, Tri Cities, or Yakima?

Yakima seems the worst to me, but there are also lots of little depressed towns like Aberdeen, which could be even worse. I am curious what people from Washington think.

I am from Oregon, we don't really have a black sheep. If you're from outside of Portland, you might say Portland is the black sheep.

If you are from Portland, you probably aren't aware of any other cities in Oregon and bash Vancouver instead.
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Old 12-27-2010, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Montco PA
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Newark, Paterson, Camden, Vineland.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:23 AM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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A lot of people don't seem to understand the definition of 'Black Sheep'. It is not necessarily the worst or most crime-ridden or most depressed, it is to one that doesn't fit in.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:42 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis (St. Louis Park)
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Probably Brooklyn Park/Brooklyn Center
?? Because they are diverse? I'd think Lake Elmo or Afton -- suburbs that have crazy land policies and cater only to the super rich ranch owners.
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Old 12-27-2010, 10:51 AM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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That's not what a black sheep is though. Texans really have no issue with either SA or Austin. I'd say Waco was a black sheep before either of those.
of course it is. Texas has a bunch of over achieving cities,

Austin is smaller than SA and has an almost equal GDP, Houston and DFW have GDPs comparable to much larger metros.

San Antonio is different, it has the GDP of a smaller town.

A black sheep is certainly not a place that people hate, a black sheep is a place that is different, or does not seem to jive with the others
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:07 AM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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Yeah if your a member of the Mexican drug cartels!
El Paso is one of the safest large cities in America. It's not Cd. Juarez.
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:10 AM
 
Location: yeah
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Bakersfield, not Fresno.
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Old 12-27-2010, 11:51 AM
 
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?? Because they are diverse? I'd think Lake Elmo or Afton -- suburbs that have crazy land policies and cater only to the super rich ranch owners.

Pretty much. Minnesota's a pretty damn white state and there's only four cities with less than 75% of the population being white: Minneapolis, Saint Paul, Brooklyn Park, and Brookyln Center. Honestly this seperates these four places quite a bit from the rest of lily white Minnesota. Lake Elmo and Afton do have crazy land policies but they are far from the richest places in the Twin Cities. Lake Elmo and Afton feel no different than the other 99% of Minnesota. The only places that feel different is the above four mentioned cities and thats because the diversity and different ethnicities set them apart.

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