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View Poll Results: Queen of the Mississippi River
New Orleans 36 32.43%
Memphis 3 2.70%
St. Louis 25 22.52%
St. Paul / Minneapolis 47 42.34%
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Old 05-14-2018, 06:05 AM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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Lmao what? Haveyou ever been to New Orleans or any Mississippi River city?
Well I have lived in St. Paul almost my entire life, so yeah, a couple of times.

Tell me about the Mississippi River culture over there in Denver.
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Old 05-14-2018, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Well I have lived in St. Paul almost my entire life, so yeah, a couple of times.

Tell me about the Mississippi River culture over there in Denver.
I grew up in Baton Rouge, tell me again about Louisiana. And maybe quantum physics too.
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Old 05-14-2018, 08:30 AM
 
Location: Denver
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That waterfall I would argue is why it isn't a River city, the histories of St Louis and Cincinnati are more intertwined with each other despite. Ring on Different Rivers than Minneapolis and St Louis.
New Orleans and Mobile have more similar history than Nola and Memphis. Doesn't mean Memphis or New Orleans aren't river cities.
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Old 05-14-2018, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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I grew up in Baton Rouge, tell me again about Louisiana. And maybe quantum physics too.
Oh I'm sorry I thought we were talking about New Orleans...
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Old 05-14-2018, 03:03 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Oh I'm sorry I thought we were talking about New Orleans...
oH iM sOrrY i ThOuGhT wE wErE tAlKiNg AboUt nEw OrLeAnS
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Old 05-14-2018, 03:25 PM
 
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New Orleans and Mobile have more similar history than Nola and Memphis. Doesn't mean Memphis or New Orleans aren't river cities.
Anything beyond the founding that's not really true. "Sold Down the River" became a saying because if the economic (and social connection because of the fact the "goods" were people) connection of all the river towns.
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Old 05-14-2018, 03:32 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Anything beyond the founding that's not really true. "Sold Down the River" became a saying because if the economic (and social connection because of the fact the "goods" were people) connection of all the river towns.
The founding of each city? How is Memphis more similar?
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Old 05-14-2018, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities (StP)
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oH iM sOrrY i ThOuGhT wE wErE tAlKiNg AboUt nEw OrLeAnS
Fine New Orleans is a Mississippi River city... I'm sorry I hurt your feelings.
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Old 05-14-2018, 04:22 PM
 
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The founding of each city? How is Memphis more similar?
I said anything but the founding
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Old 05-14-2018, 04:34 PM
 
Location: The State Of California
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What City (metro) deserves to be the queen city of the Mississippi?
New Orleans- at the base of the river with its long history of being the big city on the river, great skyline

Memphis- don't know much about it other than BBQ and Elvis

St. Louis- Larger than both New Orleans and the Twin Cities at one point, the gateway to the west, great history and historic density. Forest Park! Light rail.

St. Paul- a river city at its core, originally named "Pigs Eye"! Now has a diverse economy but still retains its historic charm, Grand Avenue. light rail. The largest airport.
I supposed you need to count Minneapolis (the mill city on the river) as part of St. Paul, but whatever.

History
Economy
Urban Neighborhoods
Parks
Brightest future
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Saint Paul Minnesota do not stack up against st. Louis Memphis or NOLA.
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