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Old 10-10-2018, 08:36 AM
 
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These lists are always the same purpose: marketing, and yes of course they are clickbait. Some of the cities that are givens will make the lists every year, then they will rotate in and out other smaller cities, that are more of a surprise (and some that are big surprises). They can't include the same cities every year or there would be no reason to read it. There's nothing scientific or statistically significant about them.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:37 AM
 
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"Man, I can't wait to book my vacation to... Indianapolis!"

This is why people think Philadelphia is underrated too. It doesn't even make the list. How could a city like that not make it but Indianapolis does?

Incredible.
It's purely subjective; people voting in a poll.


I don't think reasonable people think Indianapolis (or San Antonio for that matter) are really better or more interesting cities than Philadelphia or LA.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:38 AM
 
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People are getting rather worked up for this supposedly bad list.
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Old 10-10-2018, 09:47 AM
 
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My top 15 best cities to visit list:

1. L.A
2. NY
3. SF
4. Honolulu
5. Chicago
6. Philly
7. New Orleans
8. Las Vegas
9. Boston
10.Washington
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Old 10-10-2018, 10:36 AM
 
Location: Brew City
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My top 15 best cities to visit list:

1. L.A
2. NY
3. SF
4. Honolulu
5. Chicago
6. Philly
7. New Orleans
8. Las Vegas
9. Boston
10.Washington
Math
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Old 10-10-2018, 12:51 PM
 
Location: Englewood, Near Eastside Indy
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"Man, I can't wait to book my vacation to... Indianapolis!"

This is why people think Philadelphia is underrated too. It doesn't even make the list. How could a city like that not make it but Indianapolis does?

Incredible.
Perhaps because Indianapolis is not as bad than the groupthinkers have you convinced?
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Old 10-10-2018, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Same with Minneapolis. I'd put it on par with Denver as a place to take a vacation (not including the Rockies).

I've always said that if forced to make a comparison, the two cities are nearly identical.
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Old 10-10-2018, 01:53 PM
 
Location: Chibostoncaliseattle
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Same with Minneapolis. I'd put it on par with Denver as a place to take a vacation (not including the Rockies).

I've always said that if forced to make a comparison, the two cities are nearly identical.
I like MSP more to be honest. That's the last of my gripes with this list.
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Old 10-10-2018, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Erie, PA
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I stopped reading at Indianapolis. Indianapolis is the most boring, milquetoast city in America.
Apparently you haven't been to Indianapolis lately or know nothing about the area.

There is more to the Indianapolis area than the track/race cars and it's far from a boring city. Really, any city can be 'boring' if one lacks the imagination and resourcefulness to FIND entertainment in their surroundings.

Indianapolis has numerous cultural attractions including museums, historical neighborhoods, festivals, and theater groups. It has an economy that is doing great and yet still has a great cost of living.

Maybe the people of Indy are keeping it a secret so it stays low COL
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Old 10-10-2018, 03:47 PM
 
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Really, any city can be 'boring' if one lacks the imagination and resourcefulness to FIND entertainment in their surroundings.
So true, heck, I bet I can go to some of the biggest and busiest cities in the world, like NYC, Chicago, LA, Tokyo, Hong Kong, London, Paris, etc. and find people living in those places who are "bored" and trust me, their boredom is not due to lack of things to do!
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