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Old 01-14-2010, 06:42 AM
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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A lot of New Yorkers look down on NJ, there was a whole thread about that. (Philadelphia seems to be more tolerant with NJ as a neighbor)
But if you zoom out, NYers look down and prretty much the whole country.
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Old 01-14-2010, 10:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Glamrockerfs View Post
In Chicago, most really don't care about the other cities not in Chicagoland. Rockford, Carbondale, Springfield, Peoria, Rock Island, Champagne-Urbana, Decatur, people in Chicagoland generally don't care about them. They if someone goes to UofI (Campaigne-Urbana), SIU (Carbondale), Peoria (ISU) and if you love Abe Lincoln Springfield but otherwise all those cities would just be a bigger suburb of Chicago. Chicago just dominates them all.
Yup this is truth. When I lived in Chicago, I didn't even hear about other cities in Illinois. It's like they didn't matter. And I didn't care either. The only time I ever heard anything about other cities is when we had to name the capital of Illinois. But that's about it.
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Old 01-14-2010, 11:43 AM
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Originally Posted by jluke65780 View Post
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.
No offense, but as an Upstate NYer who also lived in the South: No ya won't. (Not saying the South lacks charm, but the charm of Upstate NY bears no resemblence to the charm in the South.
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Old 01-14-2010, 01:07 PM
Location: The State Of California
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New York City looks down on Los Angeles (but) Los Angeles doesn't
"Look Up To New York City"....Los Angeles looks down on San Francisco
(but) San Francisco doesn't "Look Up To Los Angeles"...San Francisco
looks down on Seattle (but) Seattle doesn't "Look Up To San Francisco"
Seattle looks down on Vancouver British Columbia Canada (but) Vancouver
British Columbia Canada doesn't "Look Up To Seattle"...Vancouver British
Columbia Canada looks down on Portland (but) Portland doesn't "Look Up
To Vancouver British Columbia Canada"...Portland looks down on
Sacramento (but) Sacramento doesn't "Look Up To Portland".....
Sacramento looks down on Fresno (but) Fresno doesn't "Look Up To
Sacramento"...San Diego looks down on Tijuana Mexico (but) Tijuana
doesn't "Look Up To San Diego".....San Jose looks down on Oakland (but)
Oakland doesn't "Look Up To San Jose California....and the story goes on
and on and on!!!!
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:22 PM
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Id say the oppisit is true here in Michigan. We dont like detroit very much because since it has all these problems it pulls at the rest of the states image. So nobody ever foucuses on the rest of the state. So we have Identity problems as well so people of Maryland u r not alone Michigan would probably be better off without Detroit id be so grateful if Canada took detroit but they probably wouldnt. Which is understandable but i feel bad for Detroit because its like an unwanted ignorant child.
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:31 PM
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It tends to be the opposite in Minnesota from what I've seen. Big city people have nothing against the out state cities, but a lot of the out state people don't like the Twin Cities. Although it almost seems like some of the small town people adore the mid sized cities like Duluth, Rochester, St. Cloud, Mankato, etc. but dislike Minneapolis and St. Paul.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:03 AM
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St.Louis generally looks down on kansas city and the ozarks. Kansas City people look down at st.louis and the ozarks. Generally though, st.louis is the one with the biggest "City-Mentality"
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Old 11-24-2012, 03:59 AM
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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Well, most of the rest of the state seems to look down on Anchorage, but I've gotten some pitying attitudes from people there, many of whom don't seem to leave that city ever. Some of them have no idea how to even get out here (funny, since there's only one turn the whole way) or how long it takes. I had one lady guess that the drive was ten hours, which is twice what it actually is! When Anchorageites do come out here they tend to act just like all the other tourists, which is exactly what they are.
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Old 11-24-2012, 08:52 AM
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In Massachusetts everyone looks down upon anyone from a differnent town/city until given a reason not to.
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Old 11-24-2012, 09:22 AM
Location: Victoria TX
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Yeah, but that's OK -- we look down on them, too
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