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View Poll Results: What City has the coolest name?
New York 17 3.34%
Chicago 39 7.66%
Los Angeles 53 10.41%
Houston 15 2.95%
Philadelphia 82 16.11%
Dallas 18 3.54%
Detroit 10 1.96%
Indianapolis 12 2.36%
Jacksonville 1 0.20%
San Francisco 24 4.72%
Memphis 10 1.96%
Baltimore 17 3.34%
Milwaukee 21 4.13%
Seattle 35 6.88%
Boston 10 1.96%
Minneapolis 37 7.27%
Denver 10 1.96%
Portland 4 0.79%
New Orleans 21 4.13%
Cleveland 5 0.98%
Miami 18 3.54%
Other 50 9.82%
Voters: 509. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-31-2009, 08:55 PM
 
Location: Ohio
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Louisville. How can you not like a city name that is pronounced 1,000 different ways haha.

I also like San Francisco too. Just a cool sounding name for a city.
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Old 01-01-2010, 11:35 AM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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I like city names you can say with their regional accents like N'Awlins and Mee-aami.
mee-ah-mee
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Old 01-01-2010, 01:53 PM
 
Location: America
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chicago, dallas, and detroit are all very strong sounding names and charlotte is a very nice elegant name

but ATLANTA sounds so larger-than-life and epic like something out of greek mythology, and it looks even cooler than it sounds with it being so symmetrical with the three "A"s.

boston and houston are two names i've always disliked. they just sound so dull and plain and look even more boring
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:18 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Baltimore is sweet. Named for an Irish Lord.

Philadelphia is also sweet--named for an old city in the Book of Revelations. Also amusingly inaccurate. Brotherly Love, my ass.

Cincinnati is porbably sweetest of all-- named for a Roman military leader.

I've always felt that Chicago's name suited it.
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Old 01-03-2010, 11:26 AM
 
Location: Dallas, Texas
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Cincinnati
Atlanta
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Dallas
Chicago
Miami

Those are "coolest names" list
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Old 01-03-2010, 08:05 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC area
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Kansas City, Missouri, aka...."KC". "KCMO".

You have to admit, it's quite unique and interesting .
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Old 01-15-2010, 09:34 PM
 
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Philly is still ahead,yeahhhhh
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Old 01-16-2010, 12:34 AM
 
Location: West Village, New York
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Philly!
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Old 01-16-2010, 01:17 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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I like city names you can say with their regional accents like N'Awlins and Mee-aami.
Nah, too touristy... you gotta put that accent in it.

Nu' Wawlinz

I like how the people say a cities name one way, but the locals of the city say it another.

New Orleans -> N'Wawlins (never nawlins)/ N'waw-lee-ans
Miami -> me-amee/ my-amee
Baltimore -> Baltmore
Boston -> Bahsten
Houston -> Hewstin
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Old 01-16-2010, 11:25 AM
 
Location: moving again
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^^ You got Baltimore wrong
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