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Old 07-22-2012, 08:35 PM
 
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If I never see Philly or Florida again, it will be too soon
Oh good, it's not just me!
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:24 PM
 
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Where is Orange County on that list?
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:16 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY $$$
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Where is Orange County on that list?
well i always heard orange county is rude to people who aren't white.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY $$$
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dont let Baltimore crime rate fool you. when i went down their the people were so nice and the women werent no where near as stuck up as the women in nyc.
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Old 07-25-2012, 02:40 PM
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Location: Outside of Chicago
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The entire list is based on on stereotypes and likely the answers people feel they should give rather than personal (recent) experience. Not to mention the fact "rudeness" is in the eye of the beholder and based on experiences with individuals, not entire areas.
I also much prefer the direct, to-your-face honesty of New York to the passive-agressive BS you encounter in other parts of the country....like the "smile to your face/talk behind your back" Midwesterners, or the "quiet while I rant on Yelp/Twitter/Blogspot over my IPhone" Bay Area.
I think this is based on things like holding the door for a person and other acts of niceness...
Mid westerners are very direct.

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Chicago is not on this list! Gasp!
We have manners...

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I'm surprised about that one too.
I'm really surprised Detroit didn't make the list.
There is a difference between rude and tough.
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Old 07-25-2012, 09:26 PM
 
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#1 - New York City
#2 - Miami
#3 - Washington, D.C.
#4 - Los Angeles
#5 - Boston
#6 - Dallas
#7 - Atlanta
#8 - Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz.
#9 - Baltimore
#10 - Orlando

#1 - New York City - America's Rudest Cities: Travel & Leisure ranks D.C. #3, Baltimore #9 - Pictures | WJLA.com

Honestly thought Boston would be higher. Really...Miami and Washington DC?
Where's Detroit, Cleveland and Chicago?
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:37 PM
 
Location: The Old Dominion
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Miami is number 2 because most rude people from New York move to Miami. I met more rude people from New York that lives in Miami than people born from there, when I worked down there.
Florida definitely has a NY/NJ problem. Baltimore? I love it and it's a mess. Chicago? I was astonished at the lack of attitude among natives there. If I could stand the harsh weather I'd consider living there.
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:07 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I guess LA "improved" from being number #1 a year ago.
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:30 PM
 
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So what constitutes rudeness? Keeping to one's self does not denote rudeness. That can come from shyness or being reserved. Of all the places I've lived, I've got to say that Nashville, TN, was the rudest. People were SO SWEET to me while being really ugly at the same time. What's more, this was not done only to outsiders; they did it to each other. After 19 years, I couldn't wait to get away. The nicest? NYC. A New Yorker might hate your guts, but it won't keep him from being your best friend.
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:43 PM
 
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So what constitutes rudeness? Keeping to one's self does not denote rudeness. That can come from shyness or being reserved. Of all the places I've lived, I've got to say that Nashville, TN, was the rudest. People were SO SWEET to me while being really ugly at the same time. What's more, this was not done only to outsiders; they did it to each other. After 19 years, I couldn't wait to get away. The nicest? NYC. A New Yorker might hate your guts, but it won't keep him from being your best friend.
A friend that "hates your guts"? Doesn't sound like any kind of friend to me...
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