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Old 10-13-2011, 10:25 PM
 
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Don't be ignorant.

Tulsa's landscape is more varied than Charlotte's. I don't think he was saying that Oklahoma was more varied than North Carolina as a whole. But Tulsa is a very hilly and green city. From what I've seen of Charlotte it looks kind of flat in comparison. The only problem I have with Tulsa is the north side, it's absolutely terrible and so are the people who live there. But I'm sure Charlotte has it's bad parts.
Charlotte is actually quite hilly. You've got to remember that Charlotte sits in a region known as the Piedmont. This area is a plateau characterized by foothills that run near the mountains. Charlotte has several hills and even small mountains just slightly west of the city but still in the metro.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:47 PM
 
Location: White Castle
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I don't think that anybody in their's right mind seriously thinks that Tulsa is a " quote unquote greater city than Charlotte NC " but a city that wants to be in the same conversation ( you see once upon a time ) Charlotte was just like Tulsa...Before the NBA...NFL...Nascar....Democratic Convention
Make sure an add light rail, skyscrapers, ciaa tournament, the epicenter, the music factory, some of the best schools in the nation, and a million more people to that list.

If you want to compare tulsa to charlotte an give tulsa a chance to compete, make it 1985 charlotte vs 2011 tulsa back when charlotte had less than half as many people as it does now.
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Old 10-14-2011, 05:58 AM
 
Location: The State Of California
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Make sure an add light rail, skyscrapers, ciaa tournament, the epicenter, the music factory, some of the best schools in the nation, and a million more people to that list.

If you want to compare tulsa to charlotte an give tulsa a chance to compete, make it 1985 charlotte vs 2011 tulsa back when charlotte had less than half as many people as it does now.
Yeah that's pretty much what I'm talking about....Tulsa is building a Multi-Modal Double Decker Bridge across the Arkansas River right now that will have Light and heavy rail on it.....Skyscrapers Tulsa has the tallest skyline of any city/metro under 1 million in the United States....Tulsa hosted the NCAA Basketball Playoff this year...Tulsa BOK Center is one of the Top Entertainment Venues in the World...Tulsa has a Hard Rock Hotel.....Tulsa has the Mabee Center....Booker T. Washington High School is one of the Best High School in America......Tulsa University is in the Top 5% to 10% of American Universities and Colleges...you see Tulsa is 1985 Charlotte North Carolina...
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Old 10-14-2011, 06:29 AM
 
Location: The State Of California
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First Phase Of Tulsa's I-244 Bridge Project Underway - NewsOn6.com - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - KOTV.com |

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Tulsa lands 2011 NCAA Tournament | Tulsa World

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Old 10-14-2011, 10:37 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Videos look the same to me
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Old 10-14-2011, 12:54 PM
 
Location: The State Of California
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Videos look the same to me

No one is 1985 and the other one is 2011.....LOL
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:43 PM
 
Location: Tulsa Ok
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Tulsa skyline picture highlights you be the judge..

Tulsa skyline photo was taken from the Tulsa central Park.

Tulsa skyline route 66

This Tulsa picture of a route 66 attraction is well worth a visit.

While in Tulsa a visit to Tulsa woodward park is fun

Tulsa woodward park.

It is often the hidden views of Tulsa that provide great interest.

Tulsa pictures.

Tulsa picture at night of Tulsa looking north.

Tulsa photos.

Last edited by photomakerjohn; 12-16-2012 at 12:44 PM.. Reason: grammer
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Old 12-16-2012, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Tulsa Ok
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Tulsa picture of the praying Hands at ORU.

Tulsa, Oklahoma These mighty hands stand 60 feet high and weigh 30 tons well worth a view, along with the rest of the ORU campus do not remove copy but free usage with it..
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:12 PM
 
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Tulsa skyline picture highlights you be the judge..
Great pics of Tulsa. IMO, Tulsa is one of the most underrated cities on the forums. It seems to me that Tulsa stacks up well against OKC (which seems to get most of the attention in Oklahoma). Being that this is a Charlotte vs. Tulsa thread (an old one at that) and you asked us to "be the judge"; here are my thoughts. The skyline of Tulsa is not quite comparable to Charlotte's skyline. That's just my opinion; Tulsa still looks good though.
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Old 12-16-2012, 04:11 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC (in my mind)
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I've lived in Charlotte and OKC. Since the OP said OKC can be brought into the conversation, I will compare them.

Tulsa and OKC are both underrated and Charlotte is usually overrated. That said Charlotte is still 15-20 years ahead of OKC and Tulsa. If OKC and Tulsa were combined into one city, that city would probably beat Charlotte but as is both OKC and Tulsa are lacking in certain areas that Charlotte is not.

In addition to the NFL, Charlotte is more white collar, has a larger hipster population, and is overall more sophisticated and progressive. As a result, Charlotte has quite a bit more trendy, 24-hour night spots than you will find in Oklahoma. Southend Charlotte being one as well as NoDA. There is nothing in OKC that can match either of them (not sure about Tulsa). Also, due to the higher white collar income, Charlotte has retailers that wouldn't step foot in Oklahoma such as Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus (though we are getting a Von Maur in OKC). Also there is the alcohol laws, as OKC is held hostage to the antiquated 3.2% beer law. While the law in itself isn't as restrictive as it may seem, being that you can get the stronger beers and liquors at any liquor store, it does affect certain quality of life issues such as grocery stores, which rely on the profit from imported beer and wine to compete against Wal-Mart. As a result, Wal-Mart completely dominates the grocery market in OKC.

One area OKC and Tulsa both trump Charlotte is the economy. Right now, its very difficult to find a good job in Charlotte and many people who move there without a job end up underemployed. Not only is the unemployment rate high but the number of job seekers is through the roof creating an extremely competitive environment. Oklahoma currently has a very low unemployment rate as well as a lower number of job seekers than in NC. If you can accept a slightly lower standard of living in Oklahoma than you would have in Charlotte, it can be a great place to move for a job.
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