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Old 01-18-2009, 05:31 PM
 
Location: STL
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Something about my city that most people won't know is...
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Old 01-18-2009, 06:23 PM
 
Location: STL
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Well... I'll start it off with something that most people don't know about St. Louis... It's not just a ghetto.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:18 PM
 
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The first airconditioner, hotel room with a bathroom, and electric lighting was invented in Buffalo. Used to be called the city of lights. So you all can thank Buffalo for keeping you cool in the summertime, letting you sh i t inside and doing so in a well lit room.....
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:22 PM
 
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The first airconditioner, hotel room with a bathroom, and electric lighting was invented in Buffalo. Used to be called the city of lights. So you all can thank Buffalo for keeping you cool in the summertime, letting you sh i t inside and doing so in a well lit room.....
And Buffalo Wings, right?
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:24 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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The first airconditioner

That's funny how the air conditioner was invented in Buffalo of all places, lol. You would think it was invented somewhere hot like Florida.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:36 PM
 
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Contrary to the popular saying "everythin's up to date in Kansas City" I can honestly attest to the fact that everything is most definitely NOT up to date in Kansas City.
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Old 01-18-2009, 07:41 PM
 
Location: Southern Minnesota
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Most people don't know that there are a lot of huge lake homes and ski areas in Three Rivers - most people think of it as a blue collar town.

Of course, most people don't know that Three Rivers, Michigan even exists .
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:07 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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Something about my city that most people won't know is...
Well I used to live in Queens so:

Queens was the number 1 agricultural county in the entire country (by $value of products) in the 1880s and 1890s right before it joined New York City. There is still a city run farm called The Queens County Farm Museum which has a 1700s Dutch farmhouse and all of Old McDonalds farm friends lol.

Now I live in Suffok so:

Suffolk was a colony of Connecticut in the 1600s. Interestingly Suffolk is directly south of Connecticut (Suffolk means south) and two of the orginial towns they started are Southampton and Southhold. The county line between Nassau and Suffolk counties was orginially the boundary between Connecticut and the Niew Netherlands (later New York)!
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:12 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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my city (San Diego) is America's Finest City

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Old 01-18-2009, 08:18 PM
 
Location: On the Great South Bay
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my city (San Diego) is America's Finnest City
Sorry, I thought Huckleberry Finn was from Hannibal, Missouri?
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