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Old 10-16-2008, 09:16 AM
 
Location: Center City Philadelphia
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Dallas, Phoenix and Columbus (OH)
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Old 10-16-2008, 01:30 PM
 
Location: from houstoner to bostoner to new yorker to new jerseyite ;)
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^^ Hideous!!!


Los Angeles is not Ugly, but Houston is, no matter what you say.
How's that then?
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Old 10-16-2008, 09:06 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Sprawl happens even in all those cities that you dream of living in that are listed in your location section of your profile
Haha you serious? You didn't think i knew that? You don't think ive been to all those places? what was the point to that post? It didn't relate to anything i said
Did you think i thought it only occured in sunbelt cities and by saying that you were trying to be in my face? lol I honestly am stumped by that post
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Old 10-16-2008, 10:49 PM
 
Location: moving again
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It's A lot like saying after i say something like i like Mac n' cheese "you breathe air "

...Well ok, that's a given, but how is that relevant to anything?
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Old 10-16-2008, 10:51 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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How's that then?


just kidding, I just got a little jealous that's all. Houston is fine.
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Old 10-17-2008, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Living in Hampton, VA
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My point, exactly. all the way.

If there is such a thing as cities being blessed with good looks, atlanta is just that.
Wrong Answer. Maybe Midtown and Buckhead but the rest of Atlanta is downright ugly and second rate.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:07 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Haha you serious? You didn't think i knew that? You don't think ive been to all those places? what was the point to that post? It didn't relate to anything i said
Did you think i thought it only occured in sunbelt cities and by saying that you were trying to be in my face? lol I honestly am stumped by that post
he responded to me in the same way - the debate tactic he's using is "i'm going to put your place down to make me feel better and bolster my argument". but he uses it in a way that doesn't follow the topic.
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Old 10-17-2008, 06:51 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Wrong Answer. Maybe Midtown and Buckhead but the rest of Atlanta is downright ugly and second rate.
Not that all of Atlanta is perfect, but there are plenty of lovely areas outside of Midtown and Buckhead.
Inman Park
Candler Park
Druid Hills
Morningside
Virginia-Highland
Emory
Decatur
Avondale Estates
Oak Grove
Brookhaven
Dunwoody
Vinings
for starters.
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Old 10-17-2008, 07:31 AM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Haha you serious? You didn't think i knew that? You don't think ive been to all those places? what was the point to that post? It didn't relate to anything i said
Did you think i thought it only occured in sunbelt cities and by saying that you were trying to be in my face? lol I honestly am stumped by that post
Your comment of "Can you show us some examples? Id like to see some attractive sprawl if you don't mind" did ring of sarcasm.


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he responded to me in the same way - the debate tactic he's using is "i'm going to put your place down to make me feel better and bolster my argument". but he uses it in a way that doesn't follow the topic.
If I remember, your statement below which fueled my response hinted at sarcasm as well...

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i guess your definition of clean is monochrome?

Listen, I don't mean to ruffle anybody's feathers, but it gets pretty tiresome in these forums with the Phoenix putdowns. I can appreciate living in city centers (as I have before - Chicago), and although cities in the west or sunbelt cities may not be as dense in the city centers, the sprawl found in these cities (in many cases) is much more dense than the sprawl in northern cities, and no, not all of it is unattractive (IMO). Each city has its own personality, and you're not going to find a Boston (i.e.) in Arizona, but given time, those "sprawled cities" are becoming more dense in the city centers.

Of course in Phoenix, a lot of the developments have been more earth-toned to match the environment - some think it's monochrome looking, but that's changing. I still believe that the area as a whole is not horrible to look at, nor tacky (I still can't stand the cookie-cutter subdivisions) and relatively clean-looking. Phoenix is not going to look like a northern city, nor an eastern city, and why should it look like them (save for more density which is occuring more)... It's located in the desert. Having said that, I'm all for more density, and saving the desert.

These pics are not mine...


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Old 10-17-2008, 12:26 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Your comment of "Can you show us some examples? Id like to see some attractive sprawl if you don't mind" did ring of sarcasm.
I wasn't being sarcastic. You probably think everything is sarcastic. Although i don't consider your pics attractive sprawl, thanks for the photos anyway (im not being sarcastic)
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