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Old 02-18-2008, 12:59 AM
 
Location: Both coasts
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We all know about Camden, NJ, Detroit, Little Rock & New Orleans. Those in NYC, California, Florida may also have troubles pinpointing a hotspot. But how about other places?
Which part of your town or state will you go out of your way to avoid?
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Old 02-18-2008, 01:09 AM
 
Location: still in exile......
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here in Georgia i would hope you avoid College Park, Bankhead, Morrow/ Lake City and riverdale.
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:23 AM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Not sure about the most dangerous part of the state. If you stumble upon a drug dealer's cabin around here you could get hurt.

In St. Louis it'd probably mostly be the more northern parts of the city, and East St. Louis, if you include that.
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:41 AM
 
Location: Slaughter Creek, Travis County
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I avoid any community that involves dumb surveys. I haven't found it yet so I am cleaning my weapons awaiting a drive-by and some gang bangers (what do they look like?) as I sign another check over to the NRA.
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Old 02-18-2008, 07:13 AM
 
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in Minnesota , I'd say North Minneapolis
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Old 02-18-2008, 02:32 PM
 
Location: Yakima, Washington
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In Washington, Yakima: gangs, drugs, theft, murder, arson...it has it all. Tacoma has a bad rep, but I don't know for sure.
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Old 02-19-2008, 04:30 AM
 
Location: Cold Frozen North
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In Chicago, certain parts of the South and West sides. You bet I'll avoid them.
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Old 02-19-2008, 06:21 AM
 
Location: West Michigan
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Right now I live in Maine. There is NOPLACE that I will go out of my way to avoid. Bad sections? Couple of crummy sections located in the biggest cities (Biggest 60,000+ so how ghetto can it get right?) No place I would avoid though. Then again I am 6'2" #225 construction worker that has a CCW and uses it, as well as a Martial Artist. Maine doesn't frighten me at all. Careful yes, avoid - no.
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Old 02-19-2008, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Winfield, WV
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There are a couple of streets in West Side of Charleston, WV that i try to avoid. The crime seems to be concentrated in little area's in the cities West Side, and East End.
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Old 02-19-2008, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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In NYC the worst areas are:

Geographically:

South Bronx
Central Bronx
West Bronx

The above 3 make up the "South" Bronx....which is used to describe the areas affected by decay, arson and blight.

Then the South east Bronx and the North east Bronx are also ****holes.


As for Manhattan, the trouble spots are uptown which consists of Harlem, Washington Heights and Inwood.

In Queens, Southside Jamaica and Far Rockaway are bad.

And the northern half of Brooklyn is hell on earth.

No comment on Staten Island.


But alot of NYC is nice nowadays.

As for the state, Buffalo and Rochester are crap.
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