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Old 11-08-2010, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Washington, D.C. all day
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What the time doesn't have crime? What since when lol

Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Louisville, Richmond, Jackson, Baton Rouge, Little Rock, Birmingham, Miami, and many many small towns in southern states have crime problems. Southern cities are more dangerous than northern ones.
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:56 AM
 
Location: GA-TX
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What the time doesn't have crime? What since when lol

Atlanta, New Orleans, Memphis, Nashville, Louisville, Richmond, Jackson, Baton Rouge, Little Rock, Birmingham, Miami, and many many small towns in southern states have crime problems. Southern cities are more dangerous than northern ones.
Looks like D.C. beats nearly all those place.

United States cities by crime rate - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Old 02-08-2016, 09:17 PM
 
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I agree completly with what you say about the war of northern aggression, and how it impacted the southern sense of regional identity. The battles were largely fought on southern soil, southern towns and plantations were destroyed, and the consequences of defeat were rammed down thier throats thru reconstruction and carpetbagging. To add insult to injury the media and hollywood have portrayed the south as backward and inferior for the past 100 years, and history books have taught Americas youth about the moral superiority of the north, and how they defeated and reformed the backward slavemasters of Dixie. The southern resentment that exists is a natural reaction to 140 years of being badmouthed and disrespected. Here in Michigan people sometimes get angry about how our state is being portrayed as an economic failure, backward and impoverished by the media. We have been hearing our state badmouthed for 10-15 years as our economy has disintigrated. IN the south they have been hearing this crap for 140 years. I understand why they get irritated.
That wasn't just northern propaganda. Read about the history of the civil rights movement. Life wasn't a bed of roses anywhere for African-Americans, but they were treated far, far worse in the South. And there are millions still alive who can remember segregation, etc. And those ARE moral issues.
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Old 03-07-2019, 04:54 AM
 
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I’m from New York and I miss home a lot I have lived in Charlotte here for a couple of years and I would say there is pros and cons of the south there is a cheaper cost of living and there is more space but the problem is not the place it’s the people if your from Brooklyn or the Bronx you hate the amount of fake people here all the do is talk and about to square up or nothing but also the people here are slow like there economy they walk slow and act slow and talk slow and ONE THING FOR IS TO NEVER BRAG WHERE YOU COME FROM OK they will never accept they don’t like the north and the talk hella trash and never been there a day in there life.
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Old 03-07-2019, 12:45 PM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Iím from New York and I miss home a lot I have lived in Charlotte here for a couple of years and I would say there is pros and cons of the south there is a cheaper cost of living and there is more space but the problem is not the place itís the people if your from Brooklyn or the Bronx you hate the amount of fake people here all the do is talk and about to square up or nothing but also the people here are slow like there economy they walk slow and act slow and talk slow and ONE THING FOR IS TO NEVER BRAG WHERE YOU COME FROM OK they will never accept they donít like the north and the talk hella trash and never been there a day in there life.
That seems to be a common narrative of Ny'ers who move south. As someone who moved to NC as a kid from NYC it was easier for me to adjust but still noticed a big culture shock.
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Old 03-08-2019, 11:05 AM
 
Location: The South
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Iím from New York and I miss home a lot I have lived in Charlotte here for a couple of years and I would say there is pros and cons of the south there is a cheaper cost of living and there is more space but the problem is not the place itís the people if your from Brooklyn or the Bronx you hate the amount of fake people here all the do is talk and about to square up or nothing but also the people here are slow like there economy they walk slow and act slow and talk slow and ONE THING FOR IS TO NEVER BRAG WHERE YOU COME FROM OK they will never accept they donít like the north and the talk hella trash and never been there a day in there life.

Sounds like the good old boys made an impression on you. Bless your heart.
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Old 03-08-2019, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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I’m from New York and I miss home a lot I have lived in Charlotte here for a couple of years and I would say there is pros and cons of the south there is a cheaper cost of living and there is more space but the problem is not the place it’s the people if your from Brooklyn or the Bronx you hate the amount of fake people here all the do is talk and about to square up or nothing but also the people here are slow like there economy they walk slow and act slow and talk slow and ONE THING FOR IS TO NEVER BRAG WHERE YOU COME FROM OK they will never accept they don’t like the north and the talk hella trash and never been there a day in there life.
You have to assimilate. One should not move to a new location and expect everything to be the same as where they came from. I never understand transplants who hold onto where they came from so hard. If you miss where you came from so bad, then just move back.

I left the North for the South and I am very happy. I embrace southern traditions, etiquette and way of life, even though I was not originally from the South. I have never had an issue with anyone and I am very much enjoying my life in the South. I have no interest in moving back Notth and fit in well here but it’s not for everyone.
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Old 03-08-2019, 06:45 PM
 
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You have to assimilate. One should not move to a new location and expect everything to be the same as where they came from. I never understand transplants who hold onto where they came from so hard. If you miss where you came from so bad, then just move back.

I left the North for the South and I am very happy. I embrace southern traditions, etiquette and way of life, even though I was not originally from the South. I have never had an issue with anyone and I am very much enjoying my life in the South. I have no interest in moving back Notth and fit in well here but it’s not for everyone.
I moved South (Texas) for work, not to be a Texan or a Southerner. There are many things I like, and at least as many that I don't, about living in the south. Ditto for up north. I was ready to move back north in a NY Minute given the right opportunities, but once kids come along you stick with what's most important.

As a transplant, I hold on where I came from because THAT IS WHO I AM. I don't understand giving up your background, culture, and history just because you move. I also have embraced much of what makes Texas and Texans what they are, and I appreciate much of it, as I think embracing other cultures makes all of us better people. It is the closed-mindedness of much of Southern and Texan culture (some, not all people) - "do it our way or get the hell out" that I don't like. In real-life I have run into this only a few times, but mainly I just hear it from people spouting on the internet. I know many wonderful people down here, and I now have extended family who are Texans. But, even they are often flummoxed by the current culture of the State and the South.

I am now counting the days for the move back North. Mainly to escape what we consider the hellish summer climate and natural disasters, and secondarily lower cost of living, closeness to family, and better variety of cities and topography. House goes on the market next month. My only regret of living down here is that I wish I could have raised my kids up North in Northern schools.
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Old 03-09-2019, 08:54 AM
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Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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I moved South (Texas) for work, not to be a Texan or a Southerner. There are many things I like, and at least as many that I don't, about living in the south. Ditto for up north. I was ready to move back north in a NY Minute given the right opportunities, but once kids come along you stick with what's most important.

As a transplant, I hold on where I came from because THAT IS WHO I AM. I don't understand giving up your background, culture, and history just because you move. I also have embraced much of what makes Texas and Texans what they are, and I appreciate much of it, as I think embracing other cultures makes all of us better people. It is the closed-mindedness of much of Southern and Texan culture (some, not all people) - "do it our way or get the hell out" that I don't like. In real-life I have run into this only a few times, but mainly I just hear it from people spouting on the internet. I know many wonderful people down here, and I now have extended family who are Texans. But, even they are often flummoxed by the current culture of the State and the South.

I am now counting the days for the move back North. Mainly to escape what we consider the hellish summer climate and natural disasters, and secondarily lower cost of living, closeness to family, and better variety of cities and topography. House goes on the market next month. My only regret of living down here is that I wish I could have raised my kids up North in Northern schools.
Nothing wrong with being proud of who you are, the problem is with the people who think it makes them better than their new neighbors. And whether or not your reason for moving is for work or because you can no longer deal with a high COL area (seems to be the second most common reason for moving south) the fact of the matter is that it was a CHOICE you made. Having made that choice you'll do much better and be happier if you accept the local culture for what it is instead of trying to change it into the area you left, complaining the whole time how the new location is so much inferior. Not you specifically, but it happens quite often with transplants whose hearts stay with their hometowns.
There are some changes I'd like to see in the area I moved to, but rather than barging in and trash talking the area I think it works much better to become a part of the fabric of the community and try to effect those changes from within.
I think this is a problem that pretty much goes for any area too, even though many people like to talk like this primarily occurs in the south.
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Old 03-09-2019, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Miami, The Magic City
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In Miami Iím almost living in a foreign country, let alone a different region 😆
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