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View Poll Results: Georgia or Louisiana?
Georgia 48 66.67%
Louisiana 24 33.33%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-20-2015, 01:47 PM
 
Location: SW Florida
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To me other then Atlanta, GA is quite boring. Louisiana IMO has more to offer but they are a close tie to me.
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Old 05-20-2015, 08:43 PM
 
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To me other then Atlanta, GA is quite boring. Louisiana IMO has more to offer but they are a close tie to me.
I'm guessing you've never been to Savannah, or smaller cities like Athens, Helen, and Blue Ridge.
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Old 05-21-2015, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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I'm guessing you've never been to Savannah, or smaller cities like Athens, Helen, and Blue Ridge.
Exactly. Honestly, I'm really not a big fan of any southern state (though I'm from Georgia), but Georgia has a LOT to offer outside of Atlanta. If you don't think so, well, I agree with Mutiny here, you probably haven't explored much if anything outside Atlanta.

Both Louisiana and Georgia are rich in amenities, culture, diversity... in their own ways.

Otherwise, anything said on here is opinionated. As one would expect.
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Old 05-21-2015, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Well I'm willing to bet if there was a poll asking which is more unique and has better food Louisiana would be the favorite.

What's unique about Georgia's culture?
Have you never heard of the Gullah culture? I swear, people need to educate themselves. I'm sick of the constant over rating of Louisiana's cultural uniqueness. It's a fine culture. But it's hardly the only southern state with its own unique vibe. It just gets worshiped the most because of the French influence. To be honest, LA is a bit of a one trick pony.

Outside of NO, imagine the most dirty, backwoods parts of Mississippi or Alabama. Then add in occultism and you have Louisiana.
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Old 05-21-2015, 07:55 PM
 
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Have you never heard of the Gullah culture? I swear, people need to educate themselves. I'm sick of the constant over rating of Louisiana's cultural uniqueness. It's a fine culture. But it's hardly the only southern state with its own unique vibe. It just gets worshiped the most because of the French influence. To be honest, LA is a bit of a one trick pony.

Outside of NO, imagine the most dirty, backwoods parts of Mississippi or Alabama. Then add in occultism and you have Louisiana.
Someone got offended... No need to try and insult the state over a simple question. Honestly, I haven't heard of the Gullah culture...and nobody here has yet to describe anything of Georgia's culture. What's interesting about it? What's the history? Don't just keep saying you have it.

Louisiana has its issues and our idiot Governor has done little to help. But I believe the state is getting better. Outside of Atlanta Georgia is just as backwoods and dirty...Oh and I guess Savannah to.

Either way Louisiana wins most of these categories..
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Old 05-21-2015, 08:43 PM
 
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Someone got offended... No need to try and insult the state over a simple question. Honestly, I haven't heard of the Gullah culture...and nobody here has yet to describe anything of Georgia's culture. What's interesting about it? What's the history? Don't just keep saying you have it.

Louisiana has its issues and our idiot Governor has done little to help. But I believe the state is getting better. Outside of Atlanta Georgia is just as backwoods and dirty...Oh and I guess Savannah to.

Either way Louisiana wins most of these categories..
Google the Gullah culture and you'll see; it's just as unique as the Creole and Cajun cultures found in Louisiana. And again, there's no one all-encompassing Georgia culture, and the same is true of Louisiana too. What's being described as "Louisiana culture" in this thread is actually mainly south Louisiana culture
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Old 05-22-2015, 12:29 AM
 
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Google the Gullah culture and you'll see; it's just as unique as the Creole and Cajun cultures found in Louisiana. And again, there's no one all-encompassing Georgia culture, and the same is true of Louisiana too. What's being described as "Louisiana culture" in this thread is actually mainly south Louisiana culture
Gullah is culturally rooted in the region spanning from SE Coastal North Carolina to the Jacksonville Florida area so it's not a distinctly Georgia thing. Cajun-Creole is a distinctly Southern Louisiana thing with the Cane River area around Alexandria being another Creole stronghold. As late as 1950 more than half of the Catholic population in the South lived in Louisiana. As late as 1960 only 1.7% of Atlanta area residents were Catholic. I'm not that smart but with those numbers one can argue that in comparison to the South as a whole, the Atlanta area is more Southern culturally than the state of Louisiana.
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Old 05-22-2015, 06:02 AM
 
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It's safe to say that the poll results are due to Georgia having at least 3x as many C-D posters as Louisiana. These are the same people who pretend to be ignorant of the fact that Georgia's state flag in 2015 (since 2003) is " The First National Flag of The Confederacy " in design. It's also safe to say that the notion of Georgia as more racially tolerant than Louisiana or any other Southern state was created by people from Georgia. Meanwhile in the first half of the 20th century Georgia was the only Southern state which saw 3 straight decades of black population net decline while no other Southern state including Louisiana didn't even see at least 2 straight decades of black population net decline. The degree of racial tolerance between the two states back when...1950 compared to 1920 black population, in Louisiana it was 183k larger, while in Georgia it was 143k smaller.
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Old 05-22-2015, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Gullah is culturally rooted in the region spanning from SE Coastal North Carolina to the Jacksonville Florida area so it's not a distinctly Georgia thing. Cajun-Creole is a distinctly Southern Louisiana thing with the Cane River area around Alexandria being another Creole stronghold. As late as 1950 more than half of the Catholic population in the South lived in Louisiana. As late as 1960 only 1.7% of Atlanta area residents were Catholic. I'm not that smart but with those numbers one can argue that in comparison to the South as a whole, the Atlanta area is more Southern culturally than the state of Louisiana.
It is culturally rooted in all those states. But in the present day Gullah is confined to Georgia and South Carolina.

It sounds like your argument is that Louisiana is superior to Georgia because it is less southern and has more catholics.
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Old 05-23-2015, 11:24 AM
 
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Gullah is culturally rooted in the region spanning from SE Coastal North Carolina to the Jacksonville Florida area so it's not a distinctly Georgia thing. Cajun-Creole is a distinctly Southern Louisiana thing with the Cane River area around Alexandria being another Creole stronghold. As late as 1950 more than half of the Catholic population in the South lived in Louisiana. As late as 1960 only 1.7% of Atlanta area residents were Catholic. I'm not that smart but with those numbers one can argue that in comparison to the South as a whole, the Atlanta area is more Southern culturally than the state of Louisiana.
Today the Gullah culture is truly only found in the Lowcountry/Sea Islands of SC and GA, and the Cajun-Creole culture extends into MS as well. Neither are subcultures that only one state can lay exclusive claim to but that was never the point here. Subcultures typically don't begin and end at state lines.
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