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Old 01-13-2010, 12:09 PM
 
Location: Somewhere in the universe
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Of course. San Antonio is not small but Dallas is much bigger. I've had people from there come down and visit. I live a little in the country, and they are used to being in more of the city. When they visit, they like to snub us. Once they get used to it, they really enjoy it though.
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Old 01-13-2010, 12:15 PM
 
Location: New York City
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It works both ways. People outside the cities assume people look down on them. In most cases, city people don't think about it very much. As Oscar Wilde said: "The only thing worse than being talked about is NOT being talked about."

There's a fine line between city arrogance and non-city defensiveness.
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Old 01-13-2010, 01:16 PM
 
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Look down? no. Are ignorant to other cities? yes
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Old 01-13-2010, 02:53 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Yes. Houstonians look down pretty much any place above Austin. Of course, this is based on what I've experienced.
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Old 01-13-2010, 03:09 PM
 
Location: Upper East Side, NYC
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Absolutely. I saw it in every city Ive lived in. Now that I'm in New York City, I see it towards the entire world, which I think is hilarious for multiple reasons. There is definietly a "capital of the world" mentality here. I saw smaller scale arrogance from Boston towards therest of new england, ATL, to the rest of the south, and LA towards norcal. (other cities Ive lived in), but nothing quite touches the arogance ofa new yorker. Sometimes it can get old. I mean, I love new york, but I also like LA. two dif lifestyles.
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:06 PM
 
Location: where my heart is
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I did when I was younger as a native of NYC, but as I got older and actually travelled around the smaller cities in upstste NY, I found many are very pretty and have their own kind of charm.
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Old 01-13-2010, 05:43 PM
 
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I did when I was younger as a native of NYC, but as I got older and actually travelled around the smaller cities in upstste NY, I found many are very pretty and have their own kind of charm.
...and I hope that led you to realize that this phenomenon holds true outside of upstate NY as well. Many places around the world (outside of NYC) have their own attractive qualities.
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:17 PM
 
Location: where my heart is
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...and I hope that led you to realize that this phenomenon holds true outside of upstate NY as well. Many places around the world (outside of NYC) have their own attractive qualities.
sun, weather, and palm trees overshadow everything.
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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sun, weather, and palm trees overshadow everything.
Of course; Florida represents only a small portion of the south. If you like the charm of Upstate NY; you'll like areas of the south as well.
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Old 01-13-2010, 06:29 PM
 
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Growing up in Michigan, it was the opposite
haha! Believe me, no one 'looks up' to Detroit. Michigander or not.
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