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Old 04-05-2018, 10:38 AM
 
Location: ATLANTA
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Hello we know them, those Cites that are known and somewhat Prides it's self off of it's Negative qualities/image. The Big Cities of the Northeast, Midwest and West have been know for them for years and we know what those Qualities are. Bad Traffic, high crime rates, Urban grime, Graffiti, etc. It's a sense of headache and trouble for most but for some reason most Cities don't feel as though they have arrived unless they have these things being that it gives it a sense of Big City pride and sad to say some Cities pride themselves as the unsaid word of progress and growth once they have these things whether they want to admit it or not. On the flip side of that you have those qualities that some Cities don't want in there name sake, and hate for you to bring them up.. This can all go by region as well. What Cities seem to pride themselves the most off of these negative qualities, what are these qualities, maybe some I haven't thought of. What are the qualities that some Cities want to avoid all together even though they exist?

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Old 04-05-2018, 11:05 AM
 
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A lot of Northern cities take pride into how harsh their winters are
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Old 04-05-2018, 11:50 AM
 
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A lot of people in Boston and the Boston area take pride in being able to navigate the roads without getting lost. So they're taking pride in how much of a pain in the ass it is to drive in the city.
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Old 04-05-2018, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Coastal Northeast
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A lot of Northern cities take pride into how harsh their winters are
And residents happily defend their insane tax burdens, citing their “wonderful” school districts (e.g. Connecticut).
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Old 04-05-2018, 12:43 PM
 
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And residents happily defend their insane tax burdens, citing their “wonderful” school districts (e.g. Connecticut).
There are at least tangible benifits to that, Massachusetts has higher taxes than Kentucky but also has better infrastructure, school healthcare and social safety net leading to less homelessness crime and hunger
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn the best borough in NYC!
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New Yorkers will defend every bad quality of the city just because itís NEW YORK!

While we have some stuff to celebrate about since the city is pretty dominant and has improved so much over the past few decades and is healthy, we still have a ton of QOL and COL issues that need to be addressed!
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:18 PM
 
Location: Coastal Northeast
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There are at least tangible benifits to that
Arguable.
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:20 PM
 
Location: Avondale, Chicago
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Detroiters are full of civic pride, in their own way.
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:21 PM
 
Location: BMORE!
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NYC,Philly and Boston are the worst offenders in that regard.
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Old 04-05-2018, 01:23 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn the best borough in NYC!
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NYC,Philly and Boston are the worst offenders in that regard.
You can add Baltimore to that list also since it shares the exact same problems as NYC, Philly and Boston minus COL!
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