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Old 04-24-2009, 05:08 PM
 
Location: Miami
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I have been saying this the last two years crime was up. This just reiterates what I have been saying about the crime in Miami-Dade County.
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Old 04-24-2009, 06:12 PM
 
Location: The Shires
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America's-Most-Dangerous-Cities: Personal Finance News from Yahoo! Finance (short article)
America's Most Dangerous Cities - Forbes.com(full article)

I have been saying this the last two years crime was up. This just reiterates what I have been saying about the crime in Miami-Dade County.
...because this place is a piece of s**t, to put it bluntly.

Lately, Miami seems to have made pretty much all of the top 5/10 "worst" lists conducted in the United States (worst drivers, highest rate of foreclosures, worst crime, least charitable, most miserable, etc, etc). You can wear your rose tinted spectacles and deny the problems here exist all you like, but there's a whole ton of evidence out there to suggest that Miami SUCKS, period.

The problem boils down to the culture here...or lack thereof. Miami has a larger than average population of self-centered, narcissistic, combustible idiots who are more prone than most to doing something completely stupid and reckless.

Luckily, my wife have been saving and saving and we should be able to move by this time next year. When I leave, I swear, I will never return to Miami.
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Old 04-24-2009, 06:18 PM
 
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Miami sucks to the people that don`t have a bachelors degree and speak only English. For the bilingual and highly skilled people Miami is a great city because there are tons of jobs available.

Miami is exciting...the rest of Florida is boring...

I have never been robbed in Florida. I`ve heard about isolated cases when drunk women are raped at South beach during late hours in Nikki Beach (nightclubs) etc etc...and that`s because it is impossible to receive millions of tourists in this city and have a crime rate simmilar to other cosmopolitan areas of USA who are probably not a tropical destination. (There is alcohol, young adults looking for sex Women and Men, clubs, the beach, etc etc etc)...

Don`t blame just the locals in Miami for the high crime rate... many of these crimes are commited by tourists who come here to party, and that includes Americans from other cities and foreigners from overseas.

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Old 04-24-2009, 06:36 PM
 
Location: Miami
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Miami sucks to the people that don`t have a bachelors degree and speak only english. For the bilingual and highly skilled people Miami is a great city because there are tons of jobs available.

Miami is exciting...the rest of Florida is boring...
So not true, it doesn't matter if someone has a degree or not, they can still dislike Miami. Miami is exciting...but some for all the wrong reasons. West Palm Beach was 13th on this list, BTW.
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Old 04-24-2009, 06:49 PM
 
Location: The Shires
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Miami sucks to the people that don`t have a bachelors degree and speak only English. For the bilingual and highly skilled people Miami is a great city because there are tons of jobs available.

Miami is exciting...the rest of Florida is boring...

I have never been robbed in Florida. I`ve heard about isolated cases when drunk women are raped at South beach during late hours in Nikki Beach (nightclubs) etc etc...and that`s because it is impossible to receive millions of tourists in this city and have a crime rate simmilar to other cosmopolitan areas of USA who are probably not a tropical destination. (There is alcohol, young adults looking for sex Women and Men, clubs, the beach, etc etc etc)...

Don`t blame just the locals in Miami for the high crime rate... many of these crimes are commited by tourists who come here to party, and that includes Americans from other cities and foreigners from overseas.
LMAO @ your first paragraph. I'd like to know what reality you're living in, because it isn't the same reality that I'm living in, that's for sure. You should know as well as I do that in Miami, it's not what you know or how qualified you are, it's who you know, i.e. if you're part of the Miami clique.

As for Miami being more exciting than the rest of FL, that's BS too. Miami is no more/less exciting than anywhere else in this state, unless taking your life into your own hands in terms of dealing with the maniac drivers, or paying through the nose for watered down drinks at inane clubs/bars is your idea of "exciting"?

Do you honestly believe that the crimes committed here are from tourists? That's the first I've heard of that....I mean, you don't hear too many articles about Hans and Fritz from Germany engaging in a murder suicide, do you?

Miamians need to stop putting this city on such a pedestal -- it's a cesspool that badly needs fixing, before it's too late. Do you honestly believe that Miami making all of the top 5 "worst" lists is a mere coincidence, or will you take off your rose tinted spectacles for just a few seconds and see the truth?
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:18 PM
 
Location: Houston, Tx
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...because this place is a piece of s**t, to put it bluntly.

Lately, Miami seems to have made pretty much all of the top 5/10 "worst" lists conducted in the United States (worst drivers, highest rate of foreclosures, worst crime, least charitable, most miserable, etc, etc).
Don't forget fattest. We made that list too.
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:38 PM
 
Location: The Shires
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Don't forget fattest. We made that list too.
I didn't know that Miami had made that list too...

Not surprising, being as there are fast food joints on every corner and few parks or recreational areas for people to exercise in (gyms are not everyone's cup of tea).

What top 5 list is Miami to make next? I have a few suggestions:

- Top 5 cities with the most obnoxious people
- Top 5 narcissistic cities
- Top 5 cities with the highest rate of murder-suicides
- Top 5 cities where you don't even have to know English to get by
- Top 5 "ugly" cities
- Top 5 "dumbest" cities in the US
- Top 5 overdeveloped US cities
- Top 5 most vain/superficial cities in the US

To hell with this place
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:29 PM
 
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don't forget fattest. We made that list too.
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Old 04-25-2009, 12:23 AM
 
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Let's move before we get killed.
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Old 04-25-2009, 12:31 AM
 
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oh, yeah.
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