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View Poll Results: What type of area are you from?
Rural 27 21.26%
Suburbs 50 39.37%
Nice Urban 27 21.26%
Inner City 19 14.96%
Other 4 3.15%
Voters: 127. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-19-2008, 07:02 AM
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I grew up in the burbs, not too far from Chicagoland60426 actually (I find the categorization of poor, majority African American suburbs on Chicago's south-side as inner-city incorrect, they are suburbs in architecture and layout, but that is an issue for another thread), and have lived in various neighborhoods on the north and northwest-side of Chicago since '92 none of which are easily categorized given your choices. I don't look down on anyone based on where they live either. In my experience, the sorts that look down their nose at 'the surburbs', are usually young people who have moved from either wealthy suburbs or rural areas to a large city and instantly grow a chip on their shoulder when it comes to people from the suburbs. They are so transparent in their projection of their own insecurities onto other people that it is laughable.
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Old 11-19-2008, 07:10 AM
 
Location: mid wyoming
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We are living back in a city again. It sucks. People everywhere,neighbors inconsiderate of each other. We are just waiting for housing prices to go on down. We own the house we live now, bought at a great price. We will rent this one out when we buy the other one..
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Old 11-19-2008, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Bay Ridge, NY
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I'm from Queens, so I guess that's "nice urban" even though it's part of NYC.
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Old 11-19-2008, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Boston
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i grew up in a beach community, that was kind of suburban, but with out a city, if that makes sense.
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Old 11-19-2008, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Toledo
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I grew up in an inner ring surburb. Part of the suburb is in Toledo, Ohio, the other part is in Washington Township.
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Old 11-20-2008, 01:38 AM
 
Location: Cleveland
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I dont like using the term "inner city" either, but I figured its the most proper and most known. I basically meant a bad, urban neighborhood.
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Old 11-20-2008, 08:26 AM
 
Location: Jersey City
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Downtown Jersey City counts as "Nice" doesn't it?? I guess it depends who you ask.

Pics of the 'hood from city-data:
http://www.city-data.com/picfilesv/picv6446.php
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