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Old 06-01-2017, 10:08 PM
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Originally Posted by odurandina View Post
"Out in the county, you can build any damn way you please.... Here in the city proper, you can't."
"That's Tarrant County. There's no consumer protection. Whole nuther world son.... you can smell the cow dung halfway to Erving."
"Son, this is Williamson County, not that ___gy Travis. We still throw people in prison for smoking that funny weed, and we execute on the spot of you get honry."
Did you think this was funny?
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Old 06-05-2017, 02:54 PM
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Originally Posted by That_One_Guy View Post
Queens isn't. Queens is weird. Since Queens is part of NYC there would be no townships. There would be the City of New York but that's not something you can put on your license either. You either put the specific neighborhood name or a somewhat nearby neighborhood from a more simplified map of Queens.

When I lived in Queens I could either put "Forest Hills, NY", which was the neighborhood I lived in, or "Flushing, NY" which is the neighborhood Forest Hills gets grouped in with in the simplified version.

I never understood why it's done this way. Queens is the only part of NYC that does this.

Brooklyn = "Brooklyn, NY"
The Bronx = "Bronx, NY"
Staten Island = "Staten Island, NY"
Manhattan = "New York, NY"

But Queens is a huge cluster****. And all of this is one city.
Queens was a county with defined cities whereas the Bronx was a part of NYC, Brooklyn was it's own municipality and Staten Island was a series of tiny rural towns. Queens was betwixt and between and so has remained.
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Old 06-05-2017, 03:26 PM
Location: SE Pennsylvania
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Everywhere outside the northeast.
Virginia and Maryland have a distinct city county system, its either you live in a independent city or a county surrunding it.
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Old 06-06-2017, 03:48 PM
Location: Katy,Texas
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Originally Posted by Spade View Post
Did you think this was funny?
I personally thought it was funny, I could totally imagine people I know saying something like that.
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Old 06-08-2017, 10:15 AM
Location: Cbus
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Cape Coral-Fort Myers-Naples MSA aka Southwest Florida. You constantly hear about Lee and Collier Counties. Pretty large unincorporated populations is probably part of the reason why.
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Old 06-08-2017, 12:16 PM
Location: Metro Detroit
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Not only are Oakland, Macomb, and Washtenaw Counties distinctly different from each other, Detroit, and Wayne County (where Detroit is), but Wayne County is often spoken of as a separate entity from Detroit. If you live in Livonia or Canton and you're talking to another Metro Detroiter, you live "in Wayne County" not "in Detroit", but if you live in Detroit you live "in Detroit" - not "in Wayne County"

If you live in one of the other 3 Metro Detroit counties, you specifically call it out on a regular basis. Even Livingston County is starting to get in on the action of wanting to be called out as separate and distinct.
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