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Old 07-19-2013, 05:54 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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We don't care if we are an American city or not. Do you want to know why? Fuggedabouit NYC it's a city of its own.
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Old 07-19-2013, 08:12 PM
 
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I agree with you here. Being a native of the Chicago area, I definitely enjoy getting to visit NYC & my good friends over there when I can. Our cities have a lot in common, yet have a lot of interesting differences as well. It isn't too foreign to jump on the 7 train to Little India in Jackson Heights, Queens when I may ride the Red Line or head to Devon Avenue (Chicago's Little India) for some grub in Chi-Town.

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I don't think that's true at all. For the tens of millions of Americans who don't live in huge metro areas like the Boston-Washington metroplex, Chicago, etc, NYC is an alien place, and most couldn't understand how people could live there. I think these people living in smaller places, as well as those living in big metros like Atlanta or Dallas, would probably be more comfortable with the sprawling, car-centric culture of LA and San Fran than they would with NYC. That's much more like what they know than Manhattan (which is generally the idea of NYC people get from movies and TV).
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:24 AM
 
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Extra American? What's your choice of dope?

Queens- 3rd world - you might as well be in china, India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.

Brooklyn- where have all the white people gone? Soon the only whites left will,be Hasidic and orthodox Jews.

Manhattan - you'd think the median household income in America is 150k and 90 % of its nhabitants are white.

Bronx - you'd think America's median household income is around 10k and 90% of its inhabitants are Latinos.

Staten island - where's that?
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:25 AM
 
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New York is largely Latin immigrants in the lower income parts. A lot of blacks have moved to other parts of the country. You have immigrants from all over the world in NYC, not just other parts of the country.
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:27 AM
 
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Extra American? What's your choice of dope?

Queens- 3rd world - you might as well be in china, India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.

Brooklyn- where have all the white people gone? Soon the only whites left will,be Hasidic and orthodox Jews.

Manhattan - you'd think the median household income in America is 150k and 90 % of its nhabitants are white.

Bronx - you'd think America's median household income is around 10k and 90% of its inhabitants are Latinos.

Staten island - where's that?

This is true for the most part, except that the northern parts of Manhattan (Washington Heights, Inwood) are almost exclusively Latinos.
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Old 07-20-2013, 03:51 PM
 
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Staten Island is a long lost island / suburban neighborhood from Sicily (southern Italy).

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Extra American? What's your choice of dope?

Queens- 3rd world - you might as well be in china, India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.

Brooklyn- where have all the white people gone? Soon the only whites left will,be Hasidic and orthodox Jews.

Manhattan - you'd think the median household income in America is 150k and 90 % of its nhabitants are white.

Bronx - you'd think America's median household income is around 10k and 90% of its inhabitants are Latinos.

Staten island - where's that?
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Old 07-21-2013, 07:59 AM
 
Location: Queens, NY
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Extra American? What's your choice of dope?

Queens- 3rd world - you might as well be in china, India, Pakistan, or Bangladesh.

I guess you haven't seen Middle Village, Howard Beach, Astoria and other areas that don't fit this nonsense.
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Old 07-21-2013, 08:08 AM
 
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I guess you haven't seen Middle Village, Howard Beach, Astoria and other areas that don't fit this nonsense.
The rest of the country is not 80% Italian american. Astoria also isn't the best example.
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Old 07-21-2013, 02:55 PM
 
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I think Boston is the most American city.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:16 PM
 
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I guess you haven't seen Middle Village, Howard Beach, Astoria and other areas that don't fit this nonsense.
Dying off relics. The trend is not their friend.
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