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Old 08-28-2011, 07:51 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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You can repeat a city.
The cities metro has to be over 1 million.

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Fast (paced):
Slow (paced):
Rich:
Poor:
Beautiful:
Ugly:
Exciting:
Boring:
Unique:
Bland:
Green:
Barren:
Urban:
Suburban:
Rural:
Smart:
Dumb:
Snooty:
Down to Earth:
Southern:
Western:
Beach:
Mountain:
Plains:
Shopping:
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Fast (paced): NYC
Slow (paced): Indianapolis
Rich:Any of the big 5 metros (nyc, la, chicago, dfw, ect)
Poor: Milwaukee
Beautiful:San Diego or Seattle
Ugly: Detroit
Exciting:Vegas
Boring:Indianpolis
Unique:San Fran
Bland:OKC
Green:Seattle
Barren:OKC (hardly any vegetation around)
Urban:Chicago/NYC
Suburban:OKC
Rural:Jacksonville
SmartC
Dumb:Milwaukee/Jacksonville
Snooty:Boston
Down to Earth:Houston
Southern:Atlanta
Western:Phoenix
Beach:Miami
Mountainenver
Plains:Kansas City
Shopping:LA/NYC/CHI
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Fast (paced): New York for sure.

Slow (paced): Fresno seems a little slow compared to any other 1 Million+ place Ive been to-no offense, that's not a jab, just an observation.

Rich: New York, Los Angeles & San Francisco

Poor: I don't know.

Beautiful: San Francisco, Seattle, San Diego, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Salt Lake City, Boston, Pittsburgh,

Ugly: None really.

Exciting: New York, Chicago, SF, Philadelphia, Boston

Boring: There are no boring cities, only boring people. LOL.

Unique: Honolulu & New Orleans

Bland: I wouldnt characterize any city that way.

Green: Atlanta is amazingly green in my experience.

Barren: Las Vegas is relatively compact and surrounded by desert relatively close to the action.

Urban: New York, LA, Chicago, SF, Philadelphia, Boston, DC, Miami, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, Detroit

Suburban: Everywhere has vast suburban swaths.

Rural: I dunno.

Smart: Boston is the most famous for being smart imo.
Dumb: Not dumb, but vapid: Las Vegas

Snooty: San Francisco, Washington DC, Boston, New York

Down to Earth: Oakland & San Jose are both very down to earth compared to their glamorous neighbor. LOL.

Southern: Atlanta & Charlotte

Western: Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas

Beach: Los Angeles, Miami, San Diego, Honolulu

Mountain: Salt Lake City, Denver, Los Angeles

Plains: Minneapolis

Shopping: NY & LA
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:49 PM
 
Location: Up on the moon laughing down on you
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boring: There are no boring cities, only boring people. Lol.

unique: Honolulu & new orleans

bland: I wouldnt characterize any city that way.

Green: Atlanta is amazingly green in my experience.

Barren: Las vegas is relatively compact and surrounded by desert relatively close to the action.

Urban: New york, la, chicago, sf, philadelphia, boston, dc, miami, dallas, houston, atlanta, detroit

suburban: Everywhere has vast suburban swaths.

Rural: I dunno.

Smart: Boston is the most famous for being smart imo.
Dumb: Not dumb, but vapid: Las vegas

snooty: San francisco, washington dc, boston, new york

down to earth: Oakland & san jose are both very down to earth compared to their glamorous neighbor. Lol.

Southern: Atlanta & charlotte

western: Phoenix, salt lake city, las vegas

beach: Los angeles, miami, san diego, honolulu

mountain: Salt lake city, denver, los angeles

plains: Minneapolis

shopping: Ny & la
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Old 08-28-2011, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis, MN
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Fast (paced): NYC
Slow (paced): Phoenix
Rich: DC
Poor: Detroit
Beautiful: Buffalo
Ugly: LA
Exciting: Atlanta
Boring: Tampa
Unique: Columbus
Bland: Minneapolis
Green: Portland
Barren: Las Vegas
Urban: Chicago
Suburban: Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
Rural: Oklahoma City
Smart: Boston
Dumb: Orlando
Snooty: Hartford
Down to Earth: St. Louis
Southern: Houston
Western: Salt Lake City
Beach: Virginia Beach-Norfolk
Mountain: Denver
Plains: KCMO
Shopping: Philadelphia
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:03 PM
 
Location: New Orleans
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You can repeat a city.
The cities metro has to be over 1 million.

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Fast (paced): NYC
Slow (paced): Oklahoma City
Rich: Dallas
Poor: Detroit
Beautiful: San Francisco
Ugly: Vegas
Exciting: New Orleans
Boring: San Antonio
Unique: New Orleans
Bland: Kansas City
Green: DC
Barren: Oklahoma City
Urban: New York
Suburban: Atlanta
Rural: Oklahoma City
Smart: Austin
Dumb: Vegas
SnootyC
Down to Earth: Memphis
Southern: Memphis
Western: Dallas
Beach: Miami
Mountain: Denver
Plains: Minneapolis
Shopping:
Not necessarily all accurate, and forgive me if you're from OKC, I've never actually been there it just seemed to fit.
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Originally Posted by Neworleansisprettygood View Post
Not necessarily all accurate, and forgive me if you're from OKC, I've never actually been there it just seemed to fit.
Actually you're pretty dead on
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:18 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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Not necessarily all accurate, and forgive me if you're from OKC, I've never actually been there it just seemed to fit.
Your actually pretty accurate, but those arent bad things. I love those aspects of okc
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Old 08-28-2011, 09:24 PM
 
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Fast (paced): new york
Slow (paced): boise
Rich: la
Poor: detroit
Beautiful:
Ugly: cleveland
Exciting: new york
Boring:indianapolis
Unique:new orleans
Bland:milwaukee
Green:atlanta
Barrenhoenix
Urban detroit
Suburban:atlanta
Rural louisville
Smart: raleigh
Dumb:la
Snooty:boston
Down to Earthhilly
Southern:birmingham
Western:la
Beach:miami
Mountain:denver
Plains:kansas city
Shopping: minneapolis

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Old 08-28-2011, 11:35 PM
 
Location: Atlanta the Beautiful
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Fast (paced):NYC
Slow (paced):Birmingham
Rich:Hollywood-LA
Pooretroit
Beautiful:Atlanta
Ugly:Omaha
Exciting:LA
Boring:New haven
Unique:Mobile
Bland:New Haven
Green:Atlanta/Seattle
Barren:New haven
Urban:New York
Suburban:Atlanta
Rural:Billings
Smart:Boston
Dumb:Memphis
Snooty:Boston
Down to Earth:Atlanta
Southern:New Orleans
Western:Cheyenne
Beach:Miami
Mountain:LA
Plains:Indianapolis
Shopping:Hollywood-LA
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