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View Poll Results: Fairfax County VA vs. Harris County TX
Fairfax County VA 40 61.54%
Harris County TX 25 38.46%
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:20 AM
 
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Interesting. Please elaborate more on the diverse landscape of Houston. Do you mean physical landscape? Like hills, mountains, rivers, bays, oceans, desserts, plains, tundra, etc...??

What Scarface said.

What do you mean by gangs??..claiming blocks and hoods? I'm confused by this as well as your comment about Houston's diverse landscape.
The whole gang or crew culture is much more significant in DC than it is in Houston. Like each block has it's own group like for example:

K and 9th st = Killers and 9th street or S and 12th st = Slasher and 12th street; plus you have all types of other things like Trinidad, the quarters, and more. You just don't have to deal with nonsense like that in Houston.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:21 AM
 
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I would not consider Houston's landscape diverse by any means. That's hilarious. FF County is one of the top ten richest counties in the nation. It's not even close. FF also boast one of the best school systems in the nation. Tyson's has almost 40 million square feet of office space. More than Houston and Atlanta. I have never ever heard of Harris County.

Jluke, I think people in Houston rep their wards and hoods to if I'm not mistaken. I saw a documentary about northside beefin with the southside a while back.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:23 AM
 
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I would not consider Houston's landscape diverse by any means. That's hilarious. FF County is one of the top ten richest counties in the nation. It's not even close. FF also boast one of the best school systems in the nation. Tyson's has almost 40 million square feet of office space. More than Houston and Atlanta. I have never ever heard of Harris County.
In the Houston area you have swamps, bayous, the gulf, piney woods, rolling hills, prairies, and more and Tyson does not have more office space than Houston; you forget Houston has three CBD's.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:29 AM
 
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On the ground it all looks like parched earth! There isn't any diverse about it.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:31 AM
 
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Two thirds of the people on this forum have never ever heard of Harris County.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:39 AM
 
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On the ground it all looks like parched earth! There isn't any diverse about it.
Actually it looks pretty different. If you can't see the diversity within the landscape of Houston; you're blind.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:45 AM
 
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I have been to Houston plenty of times and its landscape has never caught my attention. If I was marketing Houston, I could not justify that as an attribute that makes it great. I like Houston a lot but people aren't clamoring over Houston because of the diverse scenery. LOL
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:46 AM
 
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I have been to Houston plenty of times and its landscape has never caught my attention. If I was marketing Houston, I could not justify that as an attribute that makes it great. I like Houston a lot but people aren't clamoring over Houston because of the diverse scenery. LOL
Did I say people were??? I can't help it that you weren't impressed; however, I am.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:53 AM
 
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Houston is very impressive but I don't it ever receives any brownie points for its landscape in comparison to a Denver or a San Francisco. This doesn't take away from the city. Look at Chicago. It's in the same boat. Great city but the flat terrain is an after thought.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:59 AM
 
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Houston is very impressive but I don't it ever receives any brownie points for its landscape in comparison to a Denver or a San Francisco. This doesn't take away from the city. Look at Chicago. It's in the same boat. Great city but the flat terrain is an after thought.
I'd never rank Houston along with SF or Denver for beauty, but I wouldn't call it fat and ugly either. I really like driving through memorial park or looking at the refineries at night.

It's very easy to miss the beauty and mystery of Houston if you don't truly get out and experience the city.
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