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Old 10-20-2009, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Rockville, MD
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chicago lacks culture to me, dosen't have anything exciting, is probally boring as hell.
As if anyone needed further confirmation that you've never set foot inside Chicago, your "probably" gave you away. Not that it needs defending, but Chicago is one of the preeminent cities in this country--and that includes being one of the country's richest cultural centers as well.
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:16 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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Chicago is unappealing I would never live there. Chicago is this wanna be cool city. Seriously I rather live in india than live in chicago. chicago lacks culture to me, dosen't have anything exciting, is probally boring as hell. and on top of that vastly overrated and sits in the middle of scenic nowhere.
Dude, you could not be more wrong. Chicago is not any of the things you describe at all.

You would rather live in India than Chicago? Really? Ive been to India, grew up in LA, and lived in Chicago. Inida is the last place on that list I would want to live. If you move to India, bring your diarrhea medicine. You will be needing it.

I love LA, but as a city, Chicago is a nicer city and more cultural. The weather just sucks.

You would have to be super lazy to think Chicago is boring.
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:18 PM
 
Location: RVA
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Old 10-20-2009, 04:27 PM
 
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I know people allways spew out of there ass and do things out of spite. Really I was just putting up a good word for LA. People can never say anything nice about it.
I was probably a little rough on LA; LA positives: great weather, I'm sure there is excitement with the whole celebrity culture, interesting places nearby (close to mountains, ocean, desert), great restaurants, and likely a lot of other stuff I'm overlooking.

While I certainly would not want to ever live in LA (topic of this thread) I didn't mean to bash LA, -- I was just responding to the topic. Apologies if I offended.
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Old 10-20-2009, 05:01 PM
 
Location: Willowbend/Houston
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I was probably a little rough on LA; LA positives: great weather, I'm sure there is excitement with the whole celebrity culture, interesting places nearby (close to mountains, ocean, desert), great restaurants, and likely a lot of other stuff I'm overlooking.
Your absolutely right about weather. Also its quite a laid back and accpeting place no matter who you are (Hollywood types aside). Also LA is an amazingly diverse city. You have so many different people from so many different places. The landscape in LA cant be beat either. Mountains, Ocean, and Desert all in the same place.

However, the celebrity culture sucks. I hate it. The whole "youre not important if you dont know someone important" culture kills me. I hate Hollywood and the movie industry with a passion. Ive watched it change otherwise normal people into pretentious and dramatic snobs. Most natives try to keep away from it and do our own thing. I grew up in the South Bay (first in El Segundo, then in Torrance). It was nice because we got the diversity, weather, and environment, without haveing to deal with the crap in that Im talking about.
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:37 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles (wilshire/westwood)
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ugh just forget about what I said about Chicago. I've never been there your right so I can't make lame statements. My real targets are the Chicago poster that just irk me, but I mean nothing toward the actually city of Chicago which is probably a really great city, heck I'll never know hopefully someday I'll get to visit the windy city and see Wrigley field, Chicago river, Sears...Er Willis tower, and so on, so sorry if I offended anyone (I have a tendency to do that).
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Old 10-20-2009, 09:42 PM
 
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ugh just forget about what I said about Chicago. I've never been there your right so I can't make lame statements. My real targets are the Chicago poster that just irk me, but I mean nothing toward the actually city of Chicago which is probably a really great city, heck I'll never know hopefully someday I'll get to visit the windy city and see Wrigley field, Chicago river, Sears...Er Willis tower, and so on, so sorry if I offended anyone (I have a tendency to do that).
It is a great city...I've been a couple of times and loved it. I've also been to L.A. a few times and loved it there too. It's really only bitter people in online forums who have all of this hatred and envy for other cities.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Dude, you could not be more wrong. Chicago is not any of the things you describe at all.

You would rather live in India than Chicago? Really? Ive been to India, grew up in LA, and lived in Chicago. Inida is the last place on that list I would want to live. If you move to India, bring your diarrhea medicine. You will be needing it.

I love LA, but as a city, Chicago is a nicer city and more cultural. The weather just sucks.

You would have to be super lazy to think Chicago is boring.
I agree Chicago is a beautiful city that sits on Lake Michigan and the city has plenty of culture, like LA native stated the winter weather sucks.
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Old 10-20-2009, 10:04 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles (wilshire/westwood)
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It is a great city...I've been a couple of times and loved it. I've also been to L.A. a few times and loved it there too. It's really only bitter people in online forums who have all of this hatred and envy for other cities.

That's nice to hear and yes so true with the bitter people, including me.
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Old 10-20-2009, 11:52 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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This "celebrity culture" thing in LA is ridiculous--you can easily opt out of it if you want. LA is far more than celebrities.
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