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Old 11-07-2011, 12:41 PM
 
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the South is apparently sensitive about its hillbilly image.
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Old 11-07-2011, 04:57 PM
 
Location: At the local Wawa
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Pennsylvanian's generally hate when people say "Philadelphia on one end, Pittsburgh on the other, and Alabama in the middle".
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Rochester
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Pennsylvanian's generally hate when people say "Philadelphia on one end, Pittsburgh on the other, and Alabama in the middle".
I've actually never heard that, but in a funny way it's true


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Rochester: "Crime in Rochester is DOWN... those murder stats are OLD!"
Yes. Basically we can talk all the crap we want about Rochester but if anyone else dares to criticize they better be prepared to face an angry mob of Rochesterians.
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:53 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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the South is apparently sensitive about its hillbilly image.
Ugh, let it go! We're not hillbillies and we DO NOT get offended by that statement!
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:14 PM
 
Location: LBC
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I've actually never heard that, but in a funny way it's true




Yes. Basically we can talk all the crap we want about Rochester but if anyone else dares to criticize they better be prepared to face an angry mob of Rochesterians.
And when you make 'em angry, they become Crapchestarians.
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Old 11-07-2011, 06:50 PM
 
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Here's the Northwest rundown. Take this in good humor...

Portlanders get sensitive when you point out that the city isn't as big a city or as important as Seattle. Standard response--"We wouldn't want to be like Seattle anyway, such bad traffic."

Seattlites get sensitive when when you compare them to being closer in feel to a place like Portland rather than other cosmpolitan top-tier cities. "We're nothing like Portland, we're so much more sophisticated and urbane--we're neck in neck with Chicago and San Francisco." (Only partly true, but annoying and exaggerated much of the time).

Boiseans get sensitive, when you forget about any other stereotypes or anything else about them except for jokes about Idaho potatoes. "C'mon folks, we've got a great little downtown and Boise State's undefeated again. Do you like Built to Spill?"

Vancouverean's(British Columbia) get sensitive when you assert that Vancouver isn't the greatest, most spectacular place on Earth and that true world-class cities don't have last call at midnight in most bars outside of one downtown strip filled with drunk 19-year-olds.

Spokaneans are just happy when someone remembers they exist at all. Even if you just make Spokompton jokes.

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Old 11-07-2011, 11:03 PM
 
Location: The canyon (with my pistols and knife)
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Atlanta - "Combine Buckhead, Perimeter Center and Cumberland/Galleria with downtown and midtown Atlanta, and our skyline is awesome!"

Austin - "Stop lumping us in with the rest of Texas!"

Baltimore - "No, we're not a suburb of Washington DC!"

Boston - "All four of our professional sports teams have won at least one championship in the last 10 years! How come you're not kissing our asses?!"

Buffalo - "Why does New York City get all the attention?!"

Chicago - "They're not taxes, stupid! They're fees! There's a difference between a tax and a fee!"

Cincinnati - "Just wait until we add Dayton to our MSA!"

Cleveland - "We've never been to the Cleveland Clinic or heard our symphony orchestra, but how dare you not include them among the world's best!"

Columbus - "Stop lumping us in with the rest of Ohio!"

Dallas/Fort Worth - "What do you mean we're not as cosmpolitan as Houston?!"

Denver - "Ignore the eastern suburbs! Our scenery is unbeatable!"

Detroit - "At least we got soul! And if you still gotta have rich people, then Oakland County is right next door!"

Houston - "Sure, when your population growth can't keep up, make fun of our zoning laws!"

Indianapolis - "There's more to our city than Peyton Manning and a race track!"

Jacksonville - "Are you denying that we're the largest city in Florida?!"

Kansas City - "What, you see 'Kansas' in the name and think we're all a bunch of country bumpkins?!"

Las Vegas - "Unsustainable my ass!"

Los Angeles - "Actually, most of the kooky liberals are in northern California!"

Louisville - "We're one of the 20 largest cities in the United States! Respeck!"

Memphis - "We invented rock-and-roll! Respeck!"

Miami - "Let's see how livable your city is in January when you're shoveling snow!

Milwaukee - "HAAAY! Look up here!"

Minneapolis/St. Paul - "Don't forget to thank us when your favorite hockey team wins the Stanley Cup!"

New Orleans - "Name me one city that's not susceptible to natural disasters!"

New York - "We're the greatest!"

Oakland - "Better to be the ugly duckling of the Bay Area than the capital of flyover country!"

Orlando - "Spend a little more time downtown next time, and a little less time at Walt Disney World!"

Philadelphia - "Trenton is closer to us than it is to New York, so it's ours!"

Phoenix - "No worries; the housing market will recover soon!"

Pittsburgh - "West Virginia is Appalachian, not us!"

Portland - "We embrace diversity, so there's no way it's as white here as you think!"

Providence - "No, we're not a suburb of Boston!"

St. Louis - "Don't confuse us with East St. Louis! East St. Louis is the ghetto!"

San Diego - "How can you possibly get tired of our climate?!"

San Francisco - "If you don't like the way we do things, then you're a backward-thinking right-wing fascist!"

Seattle - "Super Bowl XL was stolen from us!"

Tampa/St. Petersburg - "Are you kidding me?! We don't need no stinkin' industry! Industry is for dying Rust Belt cities!"

Virginia Beach/Norfolk - "What's wrong with Pat Robertson and the military-industrial complex?!"

Washington DC - "Keynesian economics are a wonderful thing! Just ask everybody who lives here!"

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Old 11-08-2011, 07:20 AM
 
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^This has been one of the more true posts I've read on this forum.
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Old 11-08-2011, 07:23 AM
 
Location: Ohio, USA
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Almost every town with below 40K people with a high school - "Your place is garbage compared to mine, because I got the better high school football team!"
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Old 11-08-2011, 10:26 AM
 
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When you ask an Iowan if they live on a farm. Sometimes you might get lucky though and ask one of the 4% of people that actually do!!
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