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View Poll Results: DMV metro area or LA metro area?
DMV - 5.8 mil 29 31.87%
LA - 9.8 mil 62 68.13%
Voters: 91. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-16-2015, 01:32 PM
 
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The DC, MD, VA metro area is better than the LA metro area.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv...map_021605.gif

Population:

5.8 million

Commuters from the surrounding Maryland and Virginia suburbs raise the city's population to more than one million during the workweek. The Washington metropolitan area, of which the District is a part, has a population of 5.8 million, the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country.


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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...Dec._2009).png

Population:

9,862,049

The Los Angeles metropolitan area comprises Los Angeles County (2010 population: 9,862,049) and Orange County (2010 population: 3,010,759). It is officially designated by the US Census Bureau as the Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA Metropolitan Statistical Area.


My opinion: The DMV is better than the LA metro area because (1) It's more developed; the city is planned, is does not look desolate, mostly everything is renovated, and more of the electric wires are underground. (2) More international; I prefer the people who migrate to DC from other countries than that of LA, ie. DC-->Ethiopia, South America, El Salvador, Korean . VS. LA-->Russia, Mexico, China, Philippines. (3) The energy; People stay out later, people party more aggressively and the club scene is more accessible to the everyday person. (4) Income equality. (5) More institutionally equal; less corporate hiring discrimination on darker skinned people in DC versus LA. Blacks or dark Hispanics will reach a glass ceiling a lot quicker in LA than they would in DC.

What you all think? DMV is better too huh?
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Old 04-16-2015, 01:38 PM
 
Location: LBC
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No.
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Old 04-16-2015, 01:40 PM
 
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DC is more developed. LA is too underdeveloped, needs more social programs. Too many homeless people.
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:05 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Isn't DC a lot trendier than LA, OP?

The LA metro population is 13 million btw.
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:10 PM
 
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Isn't DC a lot trendier than LA, OP?

The LA metro population is 13 million btw.

I didn't say trendier, I said people in DC catch on to trends faster. People out LA are more creative, but what is creativity if you aren't employable.
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:25 PM
 
Location: Pasadena, CA
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Also that image of the metro system is missing the Expo Line to Culver City and the Orange Line to Chatsworth. Plus, the Expo Line and Gold Line will extend even further in just a year or two. Not that it makes our rail system as good as DC's, but it is better than what that image shows and will be a lot better in a few years.

Also I don't know how the OP knows that hiring practices are better out there than here.

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Blacks or dark Hispanics will reach a glass ceiling a lot quicker in LA than they would in DC.
I bet Juan Dominguez disagrees.
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:26 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Agreed, OP. DC has way more of an identity than L.A. ever will. It has better looking women too.
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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DC nightlife is definitely better.

Last edited by JMT; 04-16-2015 at 04:34 PM.. Reason: Violation of rules for posting images
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:37 PM
 
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Who did the DC posters p1ss off on here?
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Old 04-16-2015, 02:39 PM
 
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DC nightlife is definitely better.



http://i.imgur.com/8iM00.jpg
I agree DC nightlife is usually a sausage fest. You just have to do things that make yourself stand out; lift weights and get to the clubs early to not miss the women. Everyone in DC is educated, but not everyone is fit, so that's the key. Being educated in LA doesn't matter because everyone is an airhead they can't tell the difference between an educated person and a non-educated person.
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