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Old 03-28-2012, 08:07 PM
 
Location: Bronx
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Thieves Hit 'Ghetto' Liquor Store Twice After Bulletproof Glass Removed - DNAinfo.com

I normally don't post articles like this but this businesses got a lot of heat for having a enhanced security in a neighborhood still in progression. I don't think that was fair.
They stole hennessy and ciroc that's the most popular drink in the ghetto.
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:32 PM
 
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Turns out the liquor store looked ghetto because it was in the ghetto, not because of the plexiglass. Who would have thought it?
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Old 03-28-2012, 09:49 PM
 
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Are you sure that article isnt from Onion news?

New York City is the safest city in America, those things dont happen here any more...
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Old 03-29-2012, 06:19 AM
 
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Turns out the liquor store looked ghetto because it was in the ghetto, not because of the plexiglass. Who would have thought it?
LOL. I like how people were complaining that the plexiglass made the store ghetto. Nope, sorry. The plexiglass made the store safe. I feel sorry for the owner he should pack up and leave.
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Old 03-29-2012, 07:26 AM
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"Everything can't be nice"

Interesting turn of phrase, sorta pessimistic. He may of meant "not everything can be nice", but then again, perhaps he didn't if he's going to the store to get drunk.
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Old 03-29-2012, 09:47 AM
 
Location: You want kimchi with that?
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Ahhh I didn't link from the link. So one snotty, upper crust lady who's been living there for years is quoted as making the complaint. It also quotes another long term resident with an actual head on their shoulders:

where exactly does it say she's "upper crust"?
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Old 03-29-2012, 12:16 PM
 
Location: NY,NY
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Where do you get that from? I admit that I am making presumptions, because that is generally how it goes. However life-long residents in an area like that don't get all up in arms about bullet proof glass in a liquor store. Especially a more upscale one.
Stupid racially prejudiced comment.

How the H do YOU know? Did a ghetto survey?

Brain dead presumptions.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:14 PM
 
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where exactly does it say she's "upper crust"?

Look at her, man. And she lives in a "2 to 3 million dollar brownstone". For the area, she screams upper crust.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:16 PM
 
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Stupid racially prejudiced comment.

How the H do YOU know? Did a ghetto survey?

Brain dead presumptions.

Coltrane, you've posted some of the dumbest, most race obsessed, hate whitey comments on any forum I've ever come across. I'm not even gonna bother arguing with you.
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Old 03-29-2012, 04:22 PM
 
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Look, I initially asked the OP how he knew it was "largely" life long residents after he commented when seeing me post about snotty yuppies. I see one lady who is. But whatever, I still stand by that. There are tons of snotty life long ny'rs in this city. That's actually what many people around the country think of when they think about new york. I just like talkin smack about snotty folk. Especially when stuff like this happens. That's all I was trying to say...
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