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View Poll Results: Little Rock is more like ATLANTA or more like DALLAS?
Atlanta 32 44.44%
Dallas 40 55.56%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-23-2014, 08:33 PM
 
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Seriously, folks. Little Rock and Dallas are in bordering states. Four hours from each other. Atlanta is three states away and three hours longer of a drive.

I think it's only necessary to apply simple common sense to get your answer here.
If that's your answer it's flawed. Have you been to all three cities?
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Old 12-23-2014, 08:38 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Yeah, annie_himself. That's definitely a streetcar system, very similar to Nola but with different cars.

This is Light Rail (in Charlotte):
Streetcars are light rail.
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Old 12-23-2014, 08:52 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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If that's your answer it's flawed. Have you been to all three cities?
Absolutely. Have you?

How is my argument flawed? You keep pointing out how numerous people are wrong but you have yet to explain why you are right. So let's hear it.
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Old 12-23-2014, 09:06 PM
 
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Absolutely. Have you?

You keep pointing out how numerous people are wrong but you have yet to explain why you are right.
I'm from Little Rock. I've lived in Texas and I live in Georgia now. Yes I've been to all three cities.
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Old 12-23-2014, 09:16 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I'm from Little Rock. I've lived in Texas and I live in Georgia now. Yes I've been to all three cities.
Ok. And...
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Old 12-23-2014, 09:23 PM
 
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OKC is too western to be like LR (although the cultures share some affinity)....OK City is more of a SouthXSouthwest mix (kinda Rednecky and Southern rolled into one).

My vote would go for Little Rock being most like Tulsa. Similar size and the "feel" is similar. Neither is lower midwest at all IMO, although I know there are probably a few Deep South Purists who might disagree. I could see how some might say Memphis is similar to LR, but Memphis feels a lot bigger to me and not as "homey."
There have been some great inputs and opinions on this topic; I have read extremely few that didn't have some good points. But tend to agree with my Okie native buddy, Bass&Catfish, on the subject as to the "best match". I don't really see Little Rock as having much in common with either Dallas or Atlanta. Just too small a city to compare to either. I guess that is a "cop-out" answer, but I can't honestly give a better one.

B&C spoke of Tulsa, which makes sense. Some have spoken of Memphis. I would like to toss out Texarkana as a "match".
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Old 12-23-2014, 09:48 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I guess that is a "cop-out" answer, but I can't honestly give a better one.
Sure you can. Just give it some objective though.
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Old 12-23-2014, 11:31 PM
 
Location: Who Cares, USA
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I've only been to Little Rock once. I'm definitely no expert on Little Rock, but from what I saw it really didn't seem to have much in common with either Dallas or Atlanta, regardless of how much geographically closer it is to one or the other.

I'm in agreement with the posters who have said it's more like Memphis than it is like Dallas or Atlanta. The only "mini-Dallas" I can think of is OK City, and even then just barely. The only "mini-Atlanta" I can think of is Charlotte, or maybe (but just barely) Birmingham.
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Old 12-23-2014, 11:37 PM
 
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Don't get too proud. I've lived in the deep south for 10 years now and I can tell you that people down here don't think North Carolina or any upper south state is the "true south".
I'm a native of SC and a current GA resident--both Deep South states--and I and tons of other South Carolinians and Georgians I know consider NC, VA, TN, etc. the "true South."
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Old 12-23-2014, 11:59 PM
 
Location: Branson, Missouri
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Little rock is far more southen culturally than Tulsa as well. Tulsa And Springfield to me are basically border cities where southern culture just starts. Draw a line between the two cities. Anything south or east of there is southern. I deal with tourists every day from Tulsa and little rock. Not saying Tulsa isn't southern but little rock is a LOT more southern than Tulsa.
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