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View Poll Results: Atlanta or Houston
Atlanta 196 50.26%
Houston 194 49.74%
Voters: 390. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 07-27-2007, 09:10 AM
 
Location: NW Arkansas
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I've lived in both, and my vote would be for Houston.

 
Old 07-27-2007, 11:25 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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atlanta isn't even comparison. I mean it's not even half the size of houston in population. smaller downtown, no good things to do, resturants not many. crime very high, some parts get very slumy.
Eh. When you drive into Houston and when you drive into Atlanta. You come into a city that goes on forever. It's not fair to compare irrelevant city population stats against each other. Both metro populations are around the same size. And there are no good things to do in Atlanta? Is it because you couldn't find anything TO DO?
 
Old 07-27-2007, 01:11 PM
 
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atlanta....you trying to compare yourself to houston....nope don't even try.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 02:55 PM
 
Location: In God
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I don't think either has a particularly good reputation "internationally".
You couldn't be more wrong.

Atlanta is very sweet, but I wouldn't say that it's a fair comparison to Houston. Houston is much larger in every sense of the term and more diverse. But, Atlanta isn't without. The black history there is so rich and the feeling you get in that city is so endearing. The airport is like Manhattan chaos squeezed into one building. Other than that, it's nice. All I know is that the men do not look better outside of these two cities. Just beautiful. This is a promise.

Last edited by mpope409; 07-27-2007 at 03:03 PM..
 
Old 07-27-2007, 03:00 PM
 
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"You couldn't be more wrong"

Yes, everytime I'm in Europe people cannot stop talking about their desire to live/visit Atlanta and Houston. Seriously dude, they are viewed as backwaters.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 03:06 PM
 
Location: In God
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"You couldn't be more wrong"

Yes, everytime I'm in Europe people cannot stop talking about their desire to live/visit Atlanta and Houston. Seriously dude, they are viewed as backwaters.
Which is why Houston is the third most diverse city in the country. Yet, it's the backwaters. Yeah, okay. I can see how that would easily make sense.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 03:24 PM
 
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Houston has high black/hispanic populations and a decent size asian population. That has nothing to do with international reputation in my opinion.
 
Old 07-27-2007, 07:56 PM
 
Location: In God
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Houston has high black/hispanic populations and a decent size asian population. That has nothing to do with international reputation in my opinion.
The number of consulates in Houston is beaten by New York and Los Angeles only. Not Chicago and not Washington, D.C. The largest foreign Nigerian population in the world, outside of London, is in Houston. Close to 100 different languages are spoken in this area. Also, with a high foreign-born population, there's proof that many people all over the world are more than aware of Houston's presence and move here to seek a good life and a good job. Need I go on?
 
Old 07-27-2007, 11:21 PM
 
Location: Texas!
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"You couldn't be more wrong"

Yes, everytime I'm in Europe people cannot stop talking about their desire to live/visit Atlanta and Houston. Seriously dude, they are viewed as backwaters.
I've ready some of your other post and seriously...How about visiting some these states/cities that your bashing before you judge them...because a lot of the information you put down is usually "WRONG!"
 
Old 07-27-2007, 11:28 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Houston has high black/hispanic populations and a decent size asian population. That has nothing to do with international reputation in my opinion.
So have you actually been to Houston or no?
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