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Old 03-23-2009, 08:42 PM
 
Location: The Shires
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Greater Miami (including Homestead) is the most ghetto place I've been to in the United States.

90% of the population here are "ghetto" whether rich or poor. People here are pure trash and degenerates of the worst possible kind.

 
Old 03-23-2009, 09:56 PM
 
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Default You left one out...

...Ford Heights, Il. Gotta be on the top ten list of anything considered "ghetto".
 
Old 03-23-2009, 10:12 PM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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I've looked up East St.Louis and Little Rock on google street maps and the whole place looks ghetto, Little Rock had a few descent parts.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 12:07 AM
 
Location: Cleveland
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For larger cities (200k+):
1. Detroit
2. St. Louis
3. New Orleans
4. Cleveland
5. Baltimore
6. Memphis
7. Birmingham
8. Newark
9. Oakland
10. DC

For smaller cities (10k-200k)
1. East St. Louis, IL
2. Camden, NJ
3. East Cleveland, OH
4. Gary, IN
5. Compton, CA
6. Harvey, IL
7. Chester, PA
8. Flint, MI
9. Youngstown, OH
10. Trenton, NJ

Those may not be exact and I probably missed a few, but thats basically it.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 12:27 AM
SWV
 
Location: After College Brooklyn/Bronx/Queens NYC
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Does this have something to do with race? Or you guys trying to beat around the bush?
 
Old 03-24-2009, 08:19 AM
 
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OAKLAND, CA is #1... Period.


Oakland Sideshows

YouTube - SYDEWAYZ - TURFS UP - OAKLAND SIDESHOW

YouTube - OAKLAND SIDESHOW CAR SMASHIN

Interstate Takeover

YouTube - Bay Area Freeway Takeover 580 Sideshow

MSNBC's take on Oakland

YouTube - The Sideshow On MSNBC
 
Old 03-24-2009, 09:39 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Sideshows are passe.

If that's your only criteria for defining ghetto, then I guess the question is settled.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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Does this have something to do with race? Or you guys trying to beat around the bush?
Sometimes white people are quick to point out 'ghetto' but forget to mention 'trashy'.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 09:47 AM
 
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Chicago should be pretty high on the least of ghetto cities, as much of the south and west sides of Chicago are one giant ghetto after another. The only reason the Chicago fanboys on this forum think otherwise is because they live in the loop or the north side.
 
Old 03-24-2009, 10:59 AM
 
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Sideshows are passe.

If that's your only criteria for defining ghetto, then I guess the question is settled.

Na, its upper-middle class, sideshows are very family oriented, chucky cheese went bankrupt in this city because of them. They've only been happening for years, and its picked to happen on certain holidays... common now... This isnt the Atlanta freaknik, Galveston kappa.. Sideshows havent died in decades... and they are illegal as hell.. if that isnt ghetto then what the hell is? some country town with poverty and white people having gold teeth? (Houston, Dallas, Miami) Oakland is a money making city in a very rich region... it is run down because its just ghetto, even the raiders stadium is bad.. its the only colliseum i seen make news across the country for fans being stabbed..

Hayward, Richmond, Antioch, Freemont, Vallejo.. every city around it is ghetto... even south San Fran is ghetto.. but nothing like Oakland..

Now if your from the area and trying to justify or make it look better, i see where your coming from.. but Oakland is just bad.. its got the largest juvenile hall in the state, san quentin for a reception center and its looking at the most horrific prison ever built every day... lol..

Compton is up there, Miami (downtown) maybe.. South Tucson, AZ is pretty bad.. East Los Angeles, Fresno (downtown) is pretty ghetto.. but Oakland tops all of them.
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