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Old 07-04-2008, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Miami, Florida
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A lot of people who don't live here stereotype NJ as being full of "only factories" or "an industrial wasteland". I find it funny because I believe around 80% of NJ is picture perfect suburbs, around 10% shore towns, and than the next 10% small ghetto cities. NJ isn't called the Garden State for nothing, it is really beautiful in most of NJ so why do people continue to think we all live by power plants?
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:06 PM
 
Location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Why do peope stereotype NJ?
Because it's easy.

Most people do not venture to South Jersey hence, have no idea about SJ!

Shany
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:12 PM
 
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Why do peope stereotype NJ?
Because it's easy.

Most people do not venture to South Jersey hence, have no idea about SJ!

Shany
Good Morning Shanny

Yes, it's a "whole different world" (in a good way) down in Southern New Jersey and a change of pace from Northern New Jersey.

njguy
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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LOL! I just realized I signed off as Shany in lieu of Shanny, LOL!

Shanny
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:21 PM
 
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LOL! I just realized I signed off as Shany in lieu of Shanny, LOL!

Shanny
You're probably just tired and need ZZZZZZ's.

Nighty Night!

njguy
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Old 07-04-2008, 10:26 PM
 
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A lot of people who don't live here stereotype NJ as being full of "only factories" or "an industrial wasteland". I find it funny because I believe around 80% of NJ is picture perfect suburbs, around 10% shore towns, and than the next 10% small ghetto cities. NJ isn't called the Garden State for nothing, it is really beautiful in most of NJ so why do people continue to think we all live by power plants?
I guess it could be because those who are/were not home grown Jersians or don't have family here to stay and visit with only DO get to see the Turnpike when travelling through to another destination. It IS funny when you drive around and see all the farmland and open spaces and the beautiful side of NJ to know that we are considered the "armpit" of America. The beauty and serenity just doesn't jive with the pre-conceived ideas that have been mentioned by "comedians" or in movies, sitcoms, etc.

There should be a bridge somewhere in this state that says "NJ makes, the rest of the country can shut up already".
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Old 07-05-2008, 12:16 AM
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Location: Florida
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Eh. whatever. More NJ for us!
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Old 07-05-2008, 05:35 AM
 
Location: Stewartsville, NJ
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A lot of people who don't live here stereotype NJ as being full of "only factories" or "an industrial wasteland". I find it funny because I believe around 80% of NJ is picture perfect suburbs, around 10% shore towns, and than the next 10% small ghetto cities. NJ isn't called the Garden State for nothing, it is really beautiful in most of NJ so why do people continue to think we all live by power plants?
Simple answer...Newark Airport! All visitors come through Newark and all they see..and smell! are factories, oil refineries, conjested highways. If they only knew what was just 10 minutes west and south... they would be trying to take over our beautiful State!!!
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Old 07-05-2008, 06:56 AM
 
Location: New Jersey/Florida
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Jay Leno and David Letterman.
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Old 07-05-2008, 07:27 AM
 
Location: jupiter beach,florida
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maybe because mtv airs morons like tommy cheeseballs.....have u seen this guy on you tube??is sooo embarrassing....i kinda like being the butt of jokes..it gives me an edge. i used to say when i was in florida..."you will have to pardon me..i havent yet washed the jersey off me" when i had a 'tude lol!
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