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Old 04-18-2008, 07:42 PM
Location: New England & The Maritimes
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Originally Posted by truthhurts View Post
Don't forget Southie, Fitchburg, and Haverhill (I've heard this place is rough.) Also while not super rough, but there is a large portion of psuedo tough kids that live in Southern New Hampshire. I have always thought it sucks, especially Manchester!
Eh, ya but there are some nice areas of Manchester too. I don't think any of it is that bad.

And Southie is so gentrified. Even the parts that are bad aren't thaaaat bad. Haverhill is a small sort of tough area but not the whole thing. I don't really know Fitchburg but from what I've heard I can see it making the list. Sections of Worcester too I guess.
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Old 04-19-2008, 09:01 AM
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Atlanta Metro:

West Atlanta city proper: Bankhead Highway (Hallowell Pkwy).
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Old 04-19-2008, 03:26 PM
Location: Alexandria, Louisiana
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In Alexandria, LA: the Monroe St. and Rapides Avenue corridor northwest of downtown and the Lee St and Lower Third corridors south of downtown all go through some very dangerous neighborhoods.
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Old 04-20-2008, 09:26 PM
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cincinnati- downtown outside cbd and surrounding areas. over the rhine, the west end, walnut hills, avondale, price hill and fairmount if you're familiar.
columbus- near east is a free fire zone, short north, the northside.
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Old 04-20-2008, 10:59 PM
Location: Des Moines, IA
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The area just North and East of Drake, around Martin Luther King Blvd and Forest Avenue. Pretty much from Drake to the river, from the freeway to roughly Hickman is probably the worst part of Des Moines.
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Old 04-21-2008, 03:12 AM
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In reading these threads i couldn't help notice most so far seem to be in the northern part of the country, i say this because you see a lot of bashing of the southern states in other posts throughout CD.

It will be interesting to see with more comments on this subject just which sections of the united states show the most bad/dangerous areas.
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Old 04-21-2008, 11:15 AM
Location: Tulsa, OK
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In Illinois it would be th governors office.
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Old 04-21-2008, 04:06 PM
Location: California → Tennessee → Ohio
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By where I live no doubt the South Los Angeles areas - Watts, Compton, Inglewood. I remember when I was a kid and when my parents had to drive through those areas to get to LAX airport they would always say "I hope our car doesn't break down". That was back in the 1980's
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Old 04-24-2008, 09:32 PM
Location: Oakland
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For San Francisco it would be most areas of the Bayview/Hunters Point and Visitacion Valley (especially the projects), some parts of Lakeview, parts of the Mission District, Bernal Heights and Potrero Hill, again around the projects especially, and the projects in the Fillmore, Lower Haight, and Hayes Valley. Finally there's the Tenderloin, Mid-Market/Civic Center and South of Market. The Excelsior and some parts of the Outer Sunset and Ingleside can be a little sketchy at times too.

The worst of these overall would be the projects in these various neighborhoods, but all of these areas have big drug and gang problems.

I'm not too familiar with other Bay Area cities, but here's what I do know:

Oakland: Parts of West and East Oakland, and to a lesser extent North Oakland.

Berkeley: South Berkeley, near the border with Oakland and Emeryville.

Richmond: South Richmond aka "the iron triangle" and North Richmond.

Vallejo: Crestside

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Old 04-24-2008, 11:43 PM
Location: Philadelphia 'Burbs
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I don't know. A highway during deer season?

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