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View Poll Results: More international/cosmpolitan
Chicago 81 42.41%
San Francisco 110 57.59%
Voters: 191. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-08-2014, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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Surprised a thread like this hasn't reached its 10th page by now...
Probably because there's 50 threads essentially about the same thing.
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Old 05-08-2014, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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Probably because there's 50 threads essentially about the same thing.
Now you know that normally doesn't seem to stop people on this forum But then again, maybe that's a sign that people are finally getting tired of the constant repetitiveness.
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Old 05-09-2014, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Probably because there's 50 threads essentially about the same thing.
And both cities are very cosmopolitan and international. We're essentially comparing an A+ to an A-
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Old 05-09-2014, 07:54 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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Now you know that normally doesn't seem to stop people on this forum But then again, maybe that's a sign that people are finally getting tired of the constant repetitiveness.
Yawns at the thirst.
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Old 05-09-2014, 09:41 AM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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SF, no question. Chicago is the most cosmopolitan city between the coasts, but is not as cosmopolitan as NYC, LA, SF, DC, Miami.
Cosmopolitan and sophistication are different. I think San Francisco is no doubt more sophisticated than Chicago, but being cosmopolitan is more about being able to relate to everyone, not just upper-middle-class white and Asian-American professionals.

Chicago, with it's diverse economy, haute culture, pop culture, high-end fashion, monster truck rallies, gay rodeos, Polish cathedrals, mosques, molecular gastronomy, factories, immigrant communities, African-American history, tourist traps, cocktail lounges, hot dog stands, world-class universities, storefront theaters, and dive bars, is more cosmopolitan than San Francisco.
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:10 PM
 
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just tonight, while exploring Hong Kong.....at the very exclusive Pacific Place mall....came across this Dan Ryan place,,,from that provincial backwater.

Windy City International Limited
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:12 PM
 
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but no, I didnt drop 20 usd on a burger... dim sum is doing me fine...I'm a Chicagoan
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:37 PM
 
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Cosmopolitan and sophistication are different. I think San Francisco is no doubt more sophisticated than Chicago, but being cosmopolitan is more about being able to relate to everyone, not just upper-middle-class white and Asian-American professionals.

Chicago, with it's diverse economy, haute culture, pop culture, high-end fashion, monster truck rallies, gay rodeos, Polish cathedrals, mosques, molecular gastronomy, factories, immigrant communities, African-American history, tourist traps, cocktail lounges, hot dog stands, world-class universities, storefront theaters, and dive bars, is more cosmopolitan than San Francisco.
Is that some kind of joke?
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:43 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Definitely a joke. This is what happens when somebody spends too much time in the city versus city forum on city data
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Old 05-09-2014, 04:01 PM
 
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Cosmopolitan and sophistication are different. I think San Francisco is no doubt more sophisticated than Chicago, but being cosmopolitan is more about being able to relate to everyone, not just upper-middle-class white and Asian-American professionals.

Chicago, with it's diverse economy, haute culture, pop culture, high-end fashion, monster truck rallies, gay rodeos, Polish cathedrals, mosques, molecular gastronomy, factories, immigrant communities, African-American history, tourist traps, cocktail lounges, hot dog stands, world-class universities, storefront theaters, and dive bars, is more cosmopolitan than San Francisco.
Yup... Bay Area has no black people or black history, nothing gay there, no pretty cathedrals from other cultures, a very monocentric economy, no immigrant communities, no storefront theaters, Stanford UCSF and the University of California are just backwoods second rate schools nobody knows about, no cocktail lounges or dive bars, NO tourist traps, no factories, no mosques... It is a land of all white people, no history, and the economy runs off fruitloops. Lol... Some people... /sarcasm I'll give you monster truck rallies haha, and if having monster truck rallies and a hot dog stand makes a city cosmopolitan, I am glad San Francisco is not cosmopolitan!
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