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Old 02-09-2007, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Burlington, VT
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If you think Elizabeth is bad, try Jersey City.
Try Newark.
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Old 02-09-2007, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Midwest
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If you think Elizabeth is bad, try Jersey City.
I've been there many times. Uh Huh.......

I think every State has it's bad areas, just more worse then others.
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Old 02-09-2007, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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Default bats and 2x4s?!

What street were you on? Provide landmarks besides MickeyD's? I'm sorry. I don't buy it. I don't live in Elizabeth, but I grew up there. I smell a troll. Or an acid trip...
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Old 02-09-2007, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Tucson, AZ
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If you think Elizabeth is bad, try Jersey City.
Try Newark.
Or Trenton, Camden, Atlantic City, Irvington, Paterson, etc. New Jersey's cities are generally not nice places to be.
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Old 02-09-2007, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Polish Hill, Pittsburgh, PA
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From what I have read on the boards residents of New Jersey are quite frustrated and depressed--with good cause it seems.
Sssshhhh! Be careful! Saying something even that innocent and unprovocative will garner you about three negative reputation hits from the overstressed folks from the Jersey forum who feel as if it's "acceptable" to slam others with red dots simply because they "disagree" with the opinions of others. It's happened to me every time I make reference to NJ; I'm wondering how low my reputation will go now after posting this reply! Let's see if any of the Jersey folks learned anything about proper usage of the negative reputation system. I guess that "frustration" and "depression" are quite evident on this forum as well, as they've been the only state that has literally driven me to tears with some of their rude, hateful comments in the past. Then they all move to PA to try to better the lives of their families, and instead of giving we PA natives the chance to welcome them into our communities, they lash out en masse by labeling us "redneck hicks." Go figure! NOW who's the "rude" one?

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Old 02-09-2007, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Or Trenton, Camden, Atlantic City, Irvington, Paterson, etc. New Jersey's cities are generally not nice places to be.
I've been all over NJ and NYC over the years, delivered produce there. I shot a guy in Jersey City, the nut broke in my truck while I was sleeping...lol
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Old 02-09-2007, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Hoboken
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OK, I see how it works now. Can't tell I'm new by the # of posts? Seriously, no negs from me though. Just trying to keep the BS to a minimum. I don't have an agenda.
Or would you guys prefer, "keepin' it real" from "dIrTy JirsEEy"
whatever you prefer.
good evening gentlemen.
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Old 02-15-2007, 04:39 PM
 
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Driving back from Ny to visit my father, my son had to use the restroom, I got off the nearest exit having no idea where I was, well I got lost looking for a bathroom for approx 15 minutes, growing up in Los Angeles and my work taking me into south central at times ,I am use to seeing crime infested areas, well nothing prepared for what was in store for a simple trip to the bathroom, roving street gangs with bats and 2x4s roaming the streets, I observed numerous street fights with men and women,graffiti, trash, people passed out, it looked like a scene from the movie black hawk down. What a shame, what a disgrace that people live in such an enviroment. Where is the civility, the structure, what type of culture
would allow itself to fester such dysfuntion, and Im not talking about a few blocks.
These people make there own enviroment. It's much the same where ever they live, Just look at Los Angeles and NOL Ect.
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Old 02-15-2007, 04:41 PM
 
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What street were you on? Provide landmarks besides MickeyD's? I'm sorry. I don't buy it. I don't live in Elizabeth, but I grew up there. I smell a troll. Or an acid trip...
It does not take long for a city to change once they get a hold on it.
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Old 02-15-2007, 08:31 PM
 
Location: NE Florida
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It does not take long for a city to change once they get a hold on it.
Who are they? Because we want to stay away from them.
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