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Old 03-14-2010, 03:21 PM
 
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This is self explanatory. Whats the most attractive city between the two? Durham, or Baton Rouge?

Durham, NC
Moderate crime rate. majorly black. highest creative class and IQ index in the country. Relatively same population as baton rouge,


baton rouge,la

Moderately high crime rate. Heavily dependent on New Orleans. However, attractive city. Very suburban in feel. ranked one of the top places to ride out a recession along with durham.



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Old 03-14-2010, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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This is self explanatory. Whats the most attractive city between the two? Durham, or Baton Rouge?

Durham, NC
Moderate crime rate. majorly black. highest creative class and IQ index in the country. Relatively same population as baton rouge,


baton rouge,la

Moderately high crime rate. Heavily dependent on New Orleans. However, attractive city. Very suburban in feel. ranked one of the top places to ride out a recession along with durham.


Your definition of a ghetto is a majority black city. You are very ignorant and this thread is anything but amusing.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 03:42 PM
 
Location: Fayetteville, AR
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Your definition of a ghetto is a majority black city. You are very ignorant and this thread is anything but amusing.
LoL! I thought the same thing. People amaze me.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 03:45 PM
 
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I thought that was the definition of the word? ghetto....look it up. However, there are jewish ghettos and hispanic as well.

I hate PC.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 03:46 PM
 
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just answer the question. Which is the most attractive?
 
Old 03-14-2010, 03:52 PM
 
Location: West Seattle, WA
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My personal favorite is Durham; however, like others I find the moniker 'ghetto cities' highly inaccurate in these cases, not to mention offensive.
In addition, I don't think it is fair to say that Baton Rouge is 'heavily dependent on New Orleans'; as it is the capital of LA and home to the state's university, it's pretty clear to me that it stands on its' own.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 03:56 PM
 
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but they are majority black. no offensive. a ghetto is a area inhabited by a ethnic group.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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ghetto - definition of ghetto by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.

ghet·to (gt)n. pl. ghet·tos or ghet·toes 1. A usually poor section of a city inhabited primarily by people of the same race, religion, or social background, often because of discrimination.
2. An often walled quarter in a European city to which Jews were restricted beginning in the Middle Ages.
3. Something that resembles the restriction or isolation of a city ghetto: "trapped in ethnic or pink-collar managerial job ghettoes" (Diane Weathers).
 
Old 03-14-2010, 04:08 PM
 
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thanks for clearing that up. BTW, did you all even catch the positive accolades I attributed to these cities. People here the word ghetto and they imediately get offended. jeez.
 
Old 03-14-2010, 04:11 PM
 
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atlanta is a ghetto


....so is gary indiana...
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