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View Poll Results: DC's suburbs are most similar to those of
NY/NJ 14 28.57%
Atlanta 32 65.31%
The Bay Area 3 6.12%
Voters: 49. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-30-2017, 01:51 PM
 
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Its just where you were born. Everywhere somebody says "we're _______" in the "_______" everybody says that about where ever they are from.
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Old 01-30-2017, 02:16 PM
 
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Its just where you were born. Everywhere somebody says "we're _______" in the "_______" everybody says that about where ever they are from.
But you claimed that people who say they are proud to be where they are from have low self-esteem. I'd like to see a source for that claim.
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Old 01-30-2017, 02:55 PM
 
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I don't know, what other metro's suburbs is super car friendly, yet has extensive rail, bus, and even bikesharing networks? And edge cities within the suburbs? And while there's sprawl, it's pretty dense for the suburbs.

New York is in a different league, so is LA. I really can't think of any. As I said in another thread, DC really is its own thing to me, including the suburbs. Generally, DC's suburbs are like everyone else's, but if you look at it on a technical level, I say they're more unique for the most part.
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Old 01-30-2017, 09:30 PM
 
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But you claimed that people who say they are proud to be where they are from have low self-esteem. I'd like to see a source for that claim.
Yeh I took offence to that statement also.Most people who have "low self esteem" would never be happy being from anywhere. Thats not a logical conclusion to me.
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Old 01-30-2017, 11:55 PM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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There are more than a few people from the DMV that consider it a huge insult to be compared to Atlanta in any way, but this is a no brainer.

The answer is Atlanta, hands down.
I agree. Physically, demographically and even employment wise (Metro Atlanta has the highest concentration of federal government employees outside of DC).
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Old 01-31-2017, 06:44 AM
 
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I agree. Physically, demographically and even employment wise (Metro Atlanta has the highest concentration of federal government employees outside of DC).
I've seen that a lot but have trouble locating a source for it. Do you happen to have one?
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:35 PM
 
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I've seen that a lot but have trouble locating a source for it. Do you happen to have one?
Well at this moment by raw totals,NYC is slightly ahead of Atlanta right after D.C.but if you go by percentage ,its still Atlanta.
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Old 02-01-2017, 07:10 AM
 
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Well at this moment by raw totals,NYC is slightly ahead of Atlanta right after D.C.but if you go by percentage ,its still Atlanta.
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Thanks for that.

If they're only using city limits, that would exclude the CDC for Atlanta (which should be annexed in the near future) so that would actually boost Atlanta's raw numbers.
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Old 02-02-2017, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Thanks for that.

If they're only using city limits, that would exclude the CDC for Atlanta (which should be annexed in the near future) so that would actually boost Atlanta's raw numbers.
Definitely. Of the CDC's 14,000 employees, approximately 6,900 are based in Atlanta across the two campuses (includes the new Buford Hwy complex).
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