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Old 06-17-2008, 10:00 PM
Location: moving again
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Ill do them all!

Some frequently-ignored cities:
-Spokane - i like it's hilly location!
-Boise - the capitol building is pretty and the city looks nice in fall
-Reno - Reno 911 is amazing
-Salt Lake City - the capitol and temple are amazing
-Albuquerque - nice skyline and backdrop
-El Paso - cool location
-Tulsa - Nice, family friendly city
-Kansas City - great skyline and museams
-Cincinnati - great skyline and skyscrapers. nice location too
-Buffalo - GREAT collection of art deco and older skyscrapers
-Rochester - nice architecture
-Hartford (CT) - one of the best capitols in the country located there
-Savannah (GA) - seems really charming
-Memphis - seems like a really fun place!


one's I added

Little Rock - nice skyline and riverfront'
Baltimore - Really charming and cool vibe
Wilmington (DE) - neat place
Providence - nice river and capitol
Mobile - nice skyscrapers!
Jackson - nice capitol and a nice collection of architecture
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:21 AM
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LOL about Little Rock.
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Old 09-06-2008, 06:15 AM
Location: The State Of California
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Default Orange County Two Largest Cities

Originally Posted by tahiti View Post
Of course! Who doesn't know Disneyland is in Anaheim? They both seem like giant suburbs - I personally would never call them cities, despite their population.
I believe that you have satelite cities mixed up with suburbs...suburbs don't have downtown uptowns and midtowns and skyscrapers business towers , sorry but your opinion is wrong about Santa Ana and Anaheim Cali...if it's walks like a city and talks like a city it's a City.
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Old 09-06-2008, 09:09 AM
Location: Chesapeake, VA
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Originally Posted by bchris02 View Post
Little Rock, AR - so ignored it doesn't even get mentioned on a most ignored city thread.
True, true. I almost NEVER hear anything about AK unless ESPN is talking about the SEC, lol. A lot of state capitals seem like really nice, albeit unknown places to live (OKC, Sacramento, Boise, Des Moines, Indianapolis, Richmond, Raliegh). That's why I like positive threads like this about medium-sized cities, because so many interesting places are left in the lurch (Corpus Christi, Louisville, Cincinnati and of course, Hampton Roads being non-capital examples). So often you only hear the negative if it isn't a city in the top 20 population.

I honestly haven't been to any of the cities originally posted with exception of stopping to get gas in Savannah on the way down to Florida.... But since I never hear a lot of negative things about them, I think it's safe to say these cities are all undiscovered gems that probably aren't overly commercialized and having an air of fakery about it. You might not find a Hard Rock Cafe in any of these mentioned cities, but I bet you can find a lot of really nice mom and pop establishments. They seem down to earth, you know?

That's a great picture too

Last edited by Kuro Manga X; 09-06-2008 at 09:20 AM.. Reason: lol, I'm editing coz I forgot to say something nice!
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Old 11-05-2008, 07:56 PM
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Spokane Washington seems really cool. Louisville, KY looks interesting as well.
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:12 PM
Location: Houston
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Fort Worth, Texas is a beautiful city with a surprisingly active downtown nightlife.
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Old 11-05-2008, 11:22 PM
Location: Metro Atlanta & Savannah, GA - Corpus Christi, TX
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Las Cruces & Albuquerque, NM are overlooked and very beautiful with the mountainous backdrop.

Montgomery, AL also has a nice small skyline next to the Alabama River and lots of history
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:12 PM
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Memphis has the most beautiful riverfront of any city that I have ever seen!
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:34 PM
Location: Shawnee, KS
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I think its ok for me to say something about my hometown and current city, KC-

Great skyline
Country Club Plaza
Power and light district
Great museums
(another good thing is that its is just the right size and almost a secret to the rest of the US )
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Old 09-15-2009, 12:38 PM
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Originally Posted by radraja View Post
We already have a thread going where people can compliment the frequently-bashed cities. So I though I'd start another one where people can say nice things about frequently-ignored cities that tend to be overlooked all-together.

Choose a city (or two, or however many you want) from the list and give them compliments.

Some frequently-ignored cities:
-Salt Lake City
-El Paso
-Kansas City
-Hartford (CT)
-Savannah (GA)

Might have missed some. I just worked my way across the map.
Scranton, PA...The city is surrounded by mountains with everything from waterfalls and scenic areas; to ski slopes, shopping centers and concert venues.

Scranton also possesses some beautiful Victorian and other pre-modern architectural gems. Along with a canyon, replete with a waterfall, in a central city park.
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