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Old 08-03-2012, 09:08 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
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Off the top of my head:

Lance Armstrong
LBJ/Lady Bird Johnson
Matthew McConaughey
Willie Nelson
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Michael Dell
Vince Young
Darrell K. Royal
Leslie Cochran (Leslie Cochran - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
Wes Anderson

only lived here for a couple years so I'm probably missing some important ones...
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Old 08-05-2012, 11:54 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Wow, you despise children?
That guy is straight clown shoes. Don't pay him any attention.
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Old 08-08-2012, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Dallas TX sucks
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Those that rep Memphis whether born, grew up there, career starter or just living there are

Elvis
BB king. (City of West Memphis, and mississippi can claim him also)
Morgan Freeman
Isaac Hayes
Three Six Mafia
Justin Timberlake
Jerry Lawler Wrestler
Judge Joe Brown
Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway
Aretha Franklin
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Old 08-08-2012, 01:56 PM
 
Location: Keizer, OR
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La Habra:
Richard Nixon
Zebrahead
Jennifer Hanson
Octo-mom
Natalie Golda
Norma Zimmer


Portland:
Matt Groening
Carrie Brownstein
Meredith Brooks
Everclear
The Decemberists
Aaron Rowand
Tommy Thayer
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:11 PM
 
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A few I can think of from Birmingham.

1. Condoleeza Rice
2. Walker Percy
3. Courtney Cox
4. Charles Barkely
5. Bo Jackson
6. Angela Davis
7. Fannie Flagg
8. Lionel Hampton
9. Emmylou Harris
10. Kate Jackson
11. Carl Lewis
12. Willie Mays
13. Robert McCammon
14. Howell Raines
15. Rickey Smiley
16. Margaret Walker
17. Tobias Wolff
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:20 PM
 
Location: not Chicagoland
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Who are the 10 most recognizable faces all time that represents your city?
Ten means ten. We don't need 11, 17, 30 or a Wikipedia article.

They are also supposed to represent your city so someone who has lived there for a year or two or were just born there would not count. And they are not necessarily the most famous people to ever live in you city but famous people who best represent your city.
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Old 08-08-2012, 02:26 PM
 
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa:

Born here and still contributing to various causes in the city:

Kurt Warner
Ashton Kutchner
Zachary Johnson
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Old 08-09-2012, 04:36 PM
 
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Ten means ten. We don't need 11, 17, 30 or a Wikipedia article.

They are also supposed to represent your city so someone who has lived there for a year or two or were just born there would not count. And they are not necessarily the most famous people to ever live in you city but famous people who best represent your city.
Just post your own list and let everyone else be.
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Old 08-09-2012, 09:37 PM
 
Location: not Chicagoland
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Just post your own list and let everyone else be.
Ironic that you are saying to let everyone else be when bothering me. But thank you for telling me how to live.

Just because you couldn't follow simple guidelines and listed everyone and their mother plus a Wikipedia article does not mean that you should. The point of this thread was to do some actual thinking, anyone could go look at a Wikipedia article otherwise.
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