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Old 12-24-2008, 09:25 PM
 
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Southern men have a reputation for being tough and manly, and quick to fight someone, and don't take no crap. The rural "redneck" types have been known to be intimidating towards people from other parts of the country. Stereotypically speaking, a lot them have a big muscular build, look like they have played h.s. football, and have mustaches and marine style haircuts. In addition, they have a wall full of guns.
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Old 12-24-2008, 09:27 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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trolling?
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:35 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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No, it's not a troll, but I doubt this is a valid argument with any type of conclusive answer.

Fine - redneck guys own guns, are loud, and hunt. They get into fights when there are too many Coors in their bloodstream, and drive pickup trucks. However, get one of them face-to-face with an angry Alaskan and chances are they'd cry like little school girls by the end of the fight. Then again, jump in front of the nerdy Wall Street exec who's trying to hail a cab in Manhattan and he might well be able to kick butt, too.

You can't go by stereotypes to determine how tough someone is.
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Road Warrior
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Well Camp Pendleton if your describing a Marine, but then again it's pretty kick back there ... ever seen the show "tougher in alaska"?
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Old 12-25-2008, 03:36 PM
 
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Wyoming. People out there are still living like it's the frontier.

Any place that is really undeveloped and people live off the land.
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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It depends what kind of toughness you're talking about. Physically toughest would probably go to farmers in remote areas of the country. Mental toughness--any of the biggest cities in the country, especially here in NYC. You have to have a certain attitude to make it here, because you're competing with some of the smartest, richest people here.
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:48 PM
 
Location: Back in New York
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Do you mean toughest or trashiest?...lol In all honesty most men in the south are not like you described....what you described is just a dumb redneck. There are legitimate tough guys all over the country. Southerners def are better at fixing things though :-)
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Old 12-25-2008, 07:50 PM
 
Location: southern california
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you are talking to him. i am very macho. i drink really strong coffee, no cream milk sugar, nothing.
and i eat my croissant without butter or jam or anything like that.
i ride a bike too
here it is
one minute.

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Old 12-25-2008, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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It depends what kind of toughness you're talking about. Physically toughest would probably go to farmers in remote areas of the country. Mental toughness--any of the biggest cities in the country, especially here in NYC. You have to have a certain attitude to make it here, because you're competing with some of the smartest, richest people here.
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Old 12-25-2008, 08:33 PM
 
Location: The #1 sunshine state, Arizona.
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Huck you are in rare form tonight! Be careful, you might take someone down with that bike.
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