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Old 09-26-2009, 11:33 PM
 
Location: Searching n Atlanta
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Well the two ghettos that I would say is the worst are Bankhead; which is really Grove Park and Almond Park together and Lakewood Heights(Which I would say is the worst and most depressing of the 2)
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Old 09-28-2009, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
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Well the two ghettos that I would say is the worst are Bankhead; which is really Grove Park and Almond Park together and Lakewood Heights(Which I would say is the worst and most depressing of the 2)

Grove Park and Almond Park are sections of Bankhead, they are not Bankhead. You have to remember Bankhead basically is just a street that stretches from Downtown Atlanta west all the way to Cobb County. Bankhead consits of Bolton, Kings Grant, Baker Rd, Hightower, Grove Park, Westlake, Maddox Park and JP Brawley. And Bankhead is the most well known of the 'hoods in Atlanta, but it is not that bad anyway.... Simpson Rd, Mechanicsville, Pittsburgh, parts of Clayton County and Thomasville are the worst neighborhoods in Atlanta
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:17 PM
 
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There was this small rural town I mistakenly drove into once in another part of the country.

Looked like everyone was inbred and retarted.
LOL..
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Old 09-28-2009, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Denver
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My father owns a trucking transportation company which travels from Boston/NYC to Denver. As a little kid my dad would take me with him for a trip every summer.

Most of the pickup spots were in less-than-desirable parts of cities. Some of the more memorable spots I visited were Camden, Newark, and South Bronx and Hunt's Point in NYC. I was 7 or 8 when I first went to Hunt's Point and my dad still laughs when he tells the story about me asking why "the Police are chasing all the ladies running around in funny underwear". Basically it was just cops rolling up and flashing their lights at street-walkers. But it still remains to be one of the funnier memories in my life.

Hearing gun shots that night wasn't as funny. I don't know if anyone died as a result, but I remember while I was waiting for my dad to load up I heard a few *pop*pop*pop* sounds and then sirens after.

Overall, very interesting trips to Hunt's Point haha. I never had any experiences like that in Newark or Camden, but my Dad once witnessed a shootout in the middle of the day in Camden.
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Old 09-28-2009, 03:36 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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This past May I was going to Michigan, which requires you take the Indiana Skyway. I missed the ramp not once, not twice, but three times. Every time I had to get off and take a trip through the neighborhoods in Chicago that have seen better days. I was overcome with feelings of sadness and fear.
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Old 10-01-2009, 07:43 PM
 
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Nope. Whenever I drive through the ghetto it's intentional.
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Old 10-01-2009, 08:01 PM
 
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Lmao at this thread living in the ghetto was a whole lot different then visting
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Old 02-18-2010, 06:53 PM
 
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You mean this Gary, Indiana? No city is 100% ghetto...

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uh ya you obviously arent from around there and havent been there.. you see that baseball stadium its on a main road so people can go straight down the high way and not get lost in the city if you turn once youll instantly be in the hood ..and theres been 2 shootings at the baseball stadium and ya those houses look nice but most of the houses are burned up or vacant so ya this place is pretty much
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Old 02-18-2010, 06:59 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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Lmao at this thread living in the ghetto was a whole lot different then visting
This.
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Old 02-18-2010, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Queens, NY
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This.
I third that motion.
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