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Old 10-07-2009, 12:18 AM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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Default Is Baltimore as Southern as San Francisco is Southwestern

they are both pretty far up North from the Deep South and the Southwest.

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Old 10-07-2009, 12:26 AM
 
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they are both pretty far up North from the Deep South and the Southwest.

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That first picture of SF looks fake.....I could be wrong. Something about it just looks off to me.
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Old 10-07-2009, 12:46 AM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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I don't consider Southern California to be "Southwestern" at all-even despite its physical location technically being SW.

To me Southwest refers to Arizona and New Mexico, maybe parts of Nevada and Texas too.
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Old 10-07-2009, 01:00 AM
 
Location: Spain
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San Francisco is about as Southwestern as Montreal.
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Old 10-07-2009, 01:34 AM
 
Location: New Mexico to Texas
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San Francisco is about as Southwestern as Montreal.

thats why Im asking, to me Baltimore dosent look Southern and SF dont look Southwestern, but they are almost close as to how far up North they go.
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:19 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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Baltimore has southern influences but it is definitely part of the northeast corridor.
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Old 10-07-2009, 03:55 AM
 
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SF has NOTHING to do with the Southwest. I don't know anyone who has related the two. SF is purely Northern Californian, no Southwest influence going on at all.
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Old 10-07-2009, 04:12 AM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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This analogy is weird. Parts of Virginia are "Southern" and Baltimore is closer to Virginia than San Francisco is any Southwest city. Even if you don't accept that Baltimore is closer to Charleston, South Carolina than I think San Francisco is to any Southwestern city. (And if Charleston isn't Southern I wonder what it is)

It might have made more sense to pick Los Angeles or Fresno for the Californian city.
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:07 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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i heard that Bakersfield is southern
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Old 10-07-2009, 08:33 AM
 
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Oakland is southern too!
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