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Old 09-29-2013, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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I grew up in Utica and I agree about the vibe. After I moved away it was noticeable every time I returned. It is hard to put your finger on it but there is a feeling of defeat in the air, like people have given up and are no longer trying. But that isn't it exactly, it has a slight Twilight Zone feel too. The Mohawk Valley in general seems like its own little world.
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Old 09-29-2013, 06:21 PM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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New Orleans, with it's voodoo-like culture, always feels weird to me.
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Old 09-29-2013, 06:59 PM
 
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Richmond, Kentucky has a really bad black, almost heavy vibe to it. No one smiles, it's rare to hear laughter when hangin out in public - like the mall or Walmart. They even run these horrible commercials on tv about how important it is to let the schools take care of your kids if a disaster strikes during school hours. Just very very odd.
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:01 PM
 
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Why would this thread be locked? I dont think it's offensive.
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:05 PM
 
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I have a whole bunch, but some will have to wait til later . . .

Jellico Tennessee had one of the scariest "Wrong Turn" vibes Ive experienced. It was palpable

I used to have to drive from Philly to Vermont in 2005, and there was a spot on the NY Thru-way where I began to feel an electric, mystical vibe. Full moon, nothing but dark, silence but a strange glow in the trees, it was very ethereal and enchanting. Even without the moon, I would get that very strong feeling in a few places in upstate NY and Vermont.
So much so I started reading books about witches and stuff like that for while Shoutout to Joseph Citron

Road-tripping through West Virginia this weekend, some crazy vibes there too, but in a eerily cool sort of way. Love it when that happens
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:08 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:12 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis, IN
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Richmond, Kentucky has a really bad black, almost heavy vibe to it. No one smiles, it's rare to hear laughter when hangin out in public - like the mall or Walmart. They even run these horrible commercials on tv about how important it is to let the schools take care of your kids if a disaster strikes during school hours. Just very very odd.
Hmm... I'm going to ask my wife about that. She graduated from Eastern KY some years ago, but she says Richmond's better today than back then.

If it's as bad as you say now, I can't imagine what it was like then. Geez! LOL
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Old 09-29-2013, 07:18 PM
 
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Hmm... I'm going to ask my wife about that. She graduated from Eastern KY some years ago, but she says Richmond's better today than back then.

If it's as bad as you say now, I can't imagine what it was like then. Geez! LOL
I know Ashlands kind of . . . ummmmmm, interesting?



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Old 09-29-2013, 07:39 PM
 
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I have a whole bunch, but some will have to wait til later . . .

Jellico Tennessee had one of the scariest "Wrong Turn" vibes Ive experienced. It was palpable

I used to have to drive from Philly to Vermont in 2005, and there was a spot on the NY Thru-way where I began to feel an electric, mystical vibe. Full moon, nothing but dark, silence but a strange glow in the trees, it was very ethereal and enchanting. Even without the moon, I would get that very strong feeling in a few places in upstate NY and Vermont.
So much so I started reading books about witches and stuff like that for while Shoutout to Joseph Citron

Road-tripping through West Virginia this weekend, some crazy vibes there too, but in a eerily cool sort of way. Love it when that happens
You just brought back a vibe I would get driving/riding in the car on I-81 between Wilkes-Barre and Harrisburg, as well as I-81 in western Virginia at night.

As for a town, Tchula MS is one that comes to mind.
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Old 09-29-2013, 08:14 PM
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Location: A Yankee in northeast TN
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C'mon now, just naming a place without going into reasons is not much fun. WHY is a place weird or eerie?
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