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Old 02-18-2010, 10:05 AM
 
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In Pictures: America's 20 Most Miserable Cities - No. 1 Cleveland, Ohio - Forbes.com

 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:13 AM
 
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oh, another forbes list. I'll be sure to use it as toilet paper.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:14 AM
 
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Granted, they don't list much information about each city but based upon what I read, the stat's are accurate.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:15 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Saint Louis is miserable because the Rams suck?
 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:21 AM
 
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KC does have high taxes and lots of violent crime. St. Louis has a crime problem that exceeds that of Kansas City. And most definitely the cities in Ohio are falling apart ever since manufacturing closed down. Youngstown has entire blocks of vacant or razed buildings that has resulted in vacant city blocks.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:23 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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The crime in Saint Louis is generally isolated to areas where normal people wouldn't want to be in the first place.

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Old 02-18-2010, 10:27 AM
 
Location: ITP - City of Atlanta Proper
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I wonder why Forbes always has the most random lists?

They must have some sort of yearly quota to fill of "Best/Worst of" lists.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Rockville, MD
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The crime in Saint Louis is more is generally isolated to areas where normal people wouldn't want to be in the first place.
Correct. I don't generally think of St. Louis as an unsafe city; only that its bad areas are worse than most. It's certainly not pervasive throughout the entire city.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 11:00 AM
 
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the problem with using something like crime as a criteria is that in any decent sized city, most of the crime is specific to certain neighborhoods. You don't have to worry about the violent crime in most parts of the city.
 
Old 02-18-2010, 11:12 AM
 
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What a silly list. I'm not a Forbes subscriber, but have read their mag in the past. I had no idea the featured such fluff. I'm not opposed to lists, but this one is too inexplicatbe to be credible.
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