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Old 08-28-2009, 04:23 PM
 
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where??? kid???
You do not want to meet me
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Old 08-28-2009, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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Finally is not only NY that says that NY is where is at. See people we weren't lying when we said that NY is the place to be
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Old 08-28-2009, 06:12 PM
 
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you probably went to manhattan...

those same racist views exist in some of the poorer outer boroughs and in many places in the northeast

also...manhattan with the beautiful women again


heres the thing...most of the hotties in NYC are from somewhere else..most of the natives are kinda ehh if u catch my drift

I was mainly in Queens, BK and Harlem.....also downtown Manhattan
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Old 08-28-2009, 06:36 PM
 
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Chi-Town references = Big Apple references?


Everybody knows what the Big Apple is....but how often do you hear people actually say it?

Also of Note: Frisco/San Fran, ATL
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Old 08-28-2009, 06:39 PM
 
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So true, I have family in the Chicago area, and I've spent a lot of time there. I have never heard anyone who lives in Chicago call it Chi-Town. Never.
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Old 08-28-2009, 06:42 PM
 
Location: NC/IL/MI
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Now thats true...the black people of Chicago are ****in morons packed on the south and west side....just happy to be here. They dont complain they just take the scraps that Daley and company throw at them. And then vote him back in office each term to repeat the ****ery. And you would think that.....nevermind.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/94/Uncle_Ruckus.jpg (broken link)
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Old 08-28-2009, 07:22 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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So true, I have family in the Chicago area, and I've spent a lot of time there. I have never heard anyone who lives in Chicago call it Chi-Town. Never.
Same. They may have said Chi or Chi-city. But most just said whatever side they are at or out west or out north. Never have heard Chi-Town. Just like in DC you will never hear Chocolate City. They hate that out here.
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Old 08-28-2009, 11:15 PM
 
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Yeah thats what I thought, I always heard dudes from Chicago call their city the 'Go, even heard Chi-City a few times. But I never heard someone from Chicago call Chicago Chi-Town. Its kind of like in Atlanta, only people from outside Atlanta call it ATL, we just call it "the city" or the "A".
Usually when someone says ATL, its a dead give away that they are either from out of town, or a suburban dude trying to act hip
And no one calls Miami the 'magic city' or Dallas 'big D' except for out of towners/tourist.

So I guess to be safe, we should call every city its name without slashing it to some abbreviation?
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Old 08-28-2009, 11:24 PM
 
Location: Location Location
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You do not want to meet me
nah Im good- I aint into that
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Old 08-29-2009, 12:50 AM
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Location: Dallas
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To the OP: I think that just packing up and bugging out of your old haunt gives you a fresh start and with a view for new opportunities, one sees things in a more positive light. Honestly I do agree NYC is in a better way than CHI at this point in time. It simply has recovered from the insanity that was America in the 80's and before. It's a liberating thing to leave behind the old patterns and start yourself anew with a new group. You should go to NY!

And to those who think NYC has not changed, I assure you it is a world of difference from 20 years ago. New Jack city was for real people. 42nd street and Times Sq was gangland.
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