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Old 02-06-2012, 12:53 PM
 
Location: Culver City Ca
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go to brazil and wilmington and get back to us lol
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Old 02-07-2012, 08:59 AM
 
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The OP on this is something I see a lot of on the internet, which is Swedish kids wanting Americans to know how hard their hoods are. Compton is big and has good and bad parts, just like South Central...a HUGE area....Right now things are a bit more calm in L.A, but for this clown to think the worst parts of Stockholm are anything close to Compton's hoods when things get hot, then he/she is simply fantasizing. Statistics show that crime ebbs and flows, and hopefully things stay calm, we were the worst in the country in the early 90's, now we aren't even in the top 10. Things change. THere is no easy measuring stick for this.
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:08 AM
 
Location: SoCal
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The OP on this is something I see a lot of on the internet, which is Swedish kids wanting Americans to know how hard their hoods are. Compton is big and has good and bad parts, just like South Central...a HUGE area....Right now things are a bit more calm in L.A, but for this clown to think the worst parts of Stockholm are anything close to Compton's hoods when things get hot, then he/she is simply fantasizing. Statistics show that crime ebbs and flows, and hopefully things stay calm, we were the worst in the country in the early 90's, now we aren't even in the top 10. Things change. THere is no easy measuring stick for this.
These while "Ghettos" are chosen by the way they look..

Swedens ghettos may not be as bad as Compton, but they certainly look more ghetto..

Heck Compton doesn't even look rundown
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Old 02-07-2012, 09:30 AM
 
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These while "Ghettos" are chosen by the way they look..

Swedens ghettos may not be as bad as Compton, but they certainly look more ghetto..

Heck Compton doesn't even look rundown
Well if it has to be old and decaying stone or brick buildings, then LA has no Ghetto and neither does Phoenix, or Albuquerque, or San Diego. Or Miami for that matter.

That's just a silly premise. Sweden has little to no gun violence. It's a joke to even compare the two.
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Old 02-07-2012, 12:14 PM
 
Location: Bay Area, Calif.
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Well if it has to be old and decaying stone or brick buildings, then LA has no Ghetto and neither does Phoenix, or Albuquerque, or San Diego. Or Miami for that matter. That's just a silly premise. Sweden has little to no gun violence. It's a joke to even compare the two.
And also silly to assume that Compton has any more than Sweden now days. The past has passed.
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Old 02-07-2012, 12:19 PM
 
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And also silly to assume that Compton has any more than Sweden now days. The past has passed.
I have family in Sweden (though not Swedish themselves) and trust, its not anywhere near any of the worst parts of the States.
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Old 02-08-2012, 07:28 PM
 
Location: Boulder Creek, CA
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I have family in Sweden (though not Swedish themselves) and trust, its not anywhere near any of the worst parts of the States.
Unless you throw in the lutfisk. Scary stuff.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:37 PM
 
Location: GLAMA
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The OP on this is something I see a lot of on the internet, which is Swedish kids wanting Americans to know how hard their hoods are.
Leave it to youth to argue about who has the most crime and the worst 'hoods.
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Old 03-23-2012, 07:27 PM
 
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yea, from 1990-1996 was the craziest. from there everything slowly got better. Don't get me wrong, there's still a lot of thugs there and they come out at night.
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Old 03-24-2012, 05:40 PM
 
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I know, we drove through there about a year ago and I did not understand all the hype. If CA residents consider Compton a "ghetto" they have obviously not witnessed the true oppression of ghettos in St. Louis, Gary, Detroit, Chicago, Houston etc.
Being a midwesterner and being used to Chicago and Detroits thugs and stories of murder I found even the worst areas of Los Angeles nowhere near the filth of the midwest's vagrant areas. Not to mention ours are also plagued by horrible weather conditions and homeless people actually being found frozen to death.
Exactly...I'm from detroit, and the slums of Detroit make Compton look like Beverly Hills. lol but, this may have to do with appearance as well. Compton is still a part of Cali...and Cali has better landscaping and weather than the cold, harsh callous Detroit or other ghettos. one thing that Compton has over Detroit as far as violence goes is organized crime; the steady increase of gang affiliation there is not really prevelant in Detroit....there are some gangs in Detroit, but very few that are heavily connected and have a large network.
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