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Old 10-06-2008, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Phillys so underrated its put with a city a third its size! I think Baltimore would make a better match, also an extremely underrated city (smashed between an underrated city (philly) and a very known yet somewhat underrated city (DC) (and than smashed between two underrated cities (Bmore and Philly) is another underrated city, Wilmington))
Just say the entire mid-atlantic and be done with it.
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:27 PM
 
Location: West LA
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I hear Wilmington is ghetto and has tons of gang problems everywhere. Is that true? Not saying I believe and I don't want to, so that's why I'm asking.
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:34 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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I hear Wilmington is ghetto and has tons of gang problems everywhere. Is that true? Not saying I believe and I don't want to, so that's why I'm asking.
Wilmington by the LA harbor? Yeah, that's pretty ghetto.
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Old 10-06-2008, 09:35 PM
 
Location: West LA
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Wilmington by the LA harbor? Yeah, that's pretty ghetto.
Uhh...no...you think I wouldn't know that? LOL.

Wilmington, DE
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Old 10-07-2008, 04:43 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Uhh...no...you think I wouldn't know that? LOL.

Wilmington, DE
I think every city with these kinds of problems is underrated because that's all they are known for. Here's what wikipedia has to say on the subject

"Drugs and gangs gained a greater profile in the city throughout the 1980s and 1990s, as did many cities across the country. As a result of these trends, the city encountered an escalation of violent crimes (murder, assault, armed robbery), and put Wilmington among the nation's most dangerous cities for its size.

To counter this crime wave, Wilmington became the first city in the U.S. to have its entire downtown area under surveillance[17]: some $800,000 worth of video cameras (some bought with public money, some by downtown businesses) have the exteriors of all buildings in view, and the technicians who monitor them dispatch the city's police to the scene of any crime or suspicious activity they see, while it is still happening. Recently, the city has expanded the surveillance program into some of the more crime-ridden neighborhoods.

Among the residential streets, the Wilmington Police Department started a program known as jump-outs, in which unmarked police vans would cruise crime-prone neighborhoods late at night, "jump-out" at corners where residents were loitering and detain them temporarily. Using loitering as probable cause, the police would then photograph, search, and fingerprint everyone present. This would improve the police's records in case fingerprints or eye-witnesses were available at future crimes, along with catching anyone with drugs or weapons on them. Controversy spread from the theory that such a practice may be a violation of civil rights.[18]"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilmington,_Delaware
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Old 10-07-2008, 06:53 PM
 
Location: BUFFALO, NY
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what about....

Seattle and Buffalo?
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Old 10-07-2008, 10:50 PM
 
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what about....

Seattle and Buffalo?
How??
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Old 10-16-2008, 10:42 PM
 
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I would say Seattle's closest Eastern equivalent would be New York.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:51 PM
 
Location: moving again
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I don't know. Seattle is very liberal and technological, but not HUGE. Big, but not Huge. Very Similar to Boston. Id say Boston-Seattle go together better than Seattle-New York
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Old 10-26-2008, 03:44 PM
 
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I'm still baffled to how Seattle is compared to Buffalo.
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