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Old 11-25-2014, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Massachusetts
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British say Boston is full of

"The website asked its employees in the UK for their stereotypes of every state in the U.S. and created a map of the results."
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:42 AM
 
Location: StlNoco Mo
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Missouri remains a mystery.
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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That's alright, we would generate the same bad stereotypes of their nation too.
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:46 AM
 
Location: The City
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interesting
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Old 11-25-2014, 11:48 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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That's alright, we would generate the same bad stereotypes of their nation too.
Except almost all of them would center around London since most people know little else about Great Britain. I suppose "William Wallace" would appear somewhere in the vicinity of Scotland.
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Old 11-25-2014, 12:44 PM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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That map is pretty funny. Im not sure Americans would make such a good one of Great Britain, as most of us know little about Britain outside of London. Heck I bet half of Americans would have a hard time labeling the provinces of Canada (everyone should know them) let alone any detailed knowledge of Britain. There are Americans that don't know all 50 states. I wonder how we got this way, its embarrassing when you see our citizens on TV not knowing where some country in Europe is, or even where some US states are.
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Old 11-25-2014, 12:49 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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I cant imagine many polled English know who Slipknot is. Makes me think this wasnt entirely done by Brits.

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Old 11-25-2014, 12:55 PM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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When the made the map did they ask the contributors to say 'the s**tiest thing you can think of' about each State?
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Old 11-25-2014, 01:15 PM
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Location: Boston
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That's alright, we would generate the same bad stereotypes of their nation too.
Yeah. Here's for putting a "like Massachusetts but worse" caption over all of Ireland.
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Old 11-25-2014, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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I cant imagine many polled English know who Slipknot is. Makes me think this wasnt entirely done by Brits.
The original article says "We asked people in BuzzFeed’s U.K. office to tell us what stereotypes they had of every state in the U.S.A."; so in that case I can believe Slipknot came up as a response since they probably asked at most 20 people.

I too thought some of the responses were a little too specific to have been produced by an actual British poll.
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