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View Poll Results: Favorite borough
Manhattan 29 46.03%
Brooklyn 15 23.81%
Queens 8 12.70%
Bronx 7 11.11%
Staten Island 4 6.35%
Voters: 63. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-24-2011, 08:22 PM
 
Location: London
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Manhattan. It's where I live and work. 'Tis home.
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:26 PM
 
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Manhattan where I was born and raised. Second, would be Queens where I lived for 10 years.
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Old 10-24-2011, 09:25 PM
 
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people lets be serious. The bronx has its bad areas just like brooklyn and queens. But outside manhattan the bronx has the best nyc attractions. I vote for manhattan with the bronx coming in second

Yankees-biggest american team
yankee stadium-the Roman coliseum of ny
Bronx zoo-biggest metro zoo in america
north bronx-pelham,riverdale,country club etc
Best access to america outside manhattan
New york botanical garden
Birthplace of hip hop-biggest american culture export in recent years and biggest form of music created directly by nyc
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Old 10-24-2011, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
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5. Staten Island - Unrated. The anti-NYC. I don't care if people like it or hate it, I just don't consider it to be part of New York City. Seriously, the people from SI should not say they are from NYC.
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We tried secession, hard, twice! The other four boroughs saddle us with ultra-liberal politics, high taxes and ridiculous tolls, and we get nothing in return because most people have jobs and own their own home, not a popular political constituency to pander to in the city.

I'd probably be staying in Staten Island if it had seceded during one of the previous attempts, but the Brooklynization has become way too much for me and many other natives. No longer the environment I find desirable for raising a family. You ruined our streets with your personal parking "rules", destroyed entire friendly neighborhoods with your constant need to have a tough stare on, turned stop signs into nearly-invisible suggestions, and built 15 houses in the spaces 1 Staten Island family used to call home. If being a real New Yorker requires understanding that parking fights are normal on a residential street, you can keep it.

PS, I didn't vote, because I realized fairly recently that NYC has no borough worth the hassle of living in for me.
I rest my case.
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Old 10-24-2011, 10:00 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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manhattan
queens
bronx
brooklyn
si
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Old 10-24-2011, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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We tried secession, hard, twice! The other four boroughs saddle us with ultra-liberal politics, high taxes and ridiculous tolls, and we get nothing in return because most people have jobs and own their own home, not a popular political constituency to pander to in the city.

I'd probably be staying in Staten Island if it had seceded during one of the previous attempts, but the Brooklynization has become way too much for me and many other natives. No longer the environment I find desirable for raising a family. You ruined our streets with your personal parking "rules", destroyed entire friendly neighborhoods with your constant need to have a tough stare on, turned stop signs into nearly-invisible suggestions, and built 15 houses in the spaces 1 Staten Island family used to call home. If being a real New Yorker requires understanding that parking fights are normal on a residential street, you can keep it.

PS, I didn't vote, because I realized fairly recently that NYC has no borough worth the hassle of living in for me.
Exactly. SI has become an extension of Brooklyn and not in a good way.
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Old 10-25-2011, 12:43 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NYC
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I don't care what you can't tell. I was just stating a fact that I heard on TV.


but Brooklyn does rock !!!
Lol

The Best Restaurants in Brooklyn, the Coolest City on the Planet: Travel Features: GQ

Brooklyn Heights - (One of) America's Most Beautiful Neighborhood. . .
America's Most Beautiful Neighborhoods- Page 2 - Articles | Travel + Leisure

I'm biased I'm from Brooklyn so. . . . .

I love the city as a whole, of course, but my rankings are:

Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
The Bronx
Staten Island ()
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Old 10-25-2011, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Manhattan
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Manhattan:
It's where I live, play, enrich my mind and life. And it's where I'll die.
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Old 10-25-2011, 08:30 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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Lol

The Best Restaurants in Brooklyn, the Coolest City on the Planet: Travel Features: GQ

Brooklyn Heights - (One of) America's Most Beautiful Neighborhood. . .
America's Most Beautiful Neighborhoods- Page 2 - Articles | Travel + Leisure

I'm biased I'm from Brooklyn so. . . . .

I love the city as a whole, of course, but my rankings are:

Brooklyn
Manhattan
Queens
The Bronx
Staten Island ()
Thank you. You must have seen the same thing i did.

yeah baby, Brooklyn Rocks...... Hey, I was born here, so I am 100 percent Brooklynite.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:20 AM
 
Location: Staten Island, NY
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I rest my case.
And I don't disagree with you at all. There's absolutely no value in being a part of NYC. I just wish all you people who rant against SI would have publicly supported secession when it was raised. We'd be off your backs and you'd be off ours. Everybody gets what they want.
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