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Old 01-22-2012, 12:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Stone_Sculpture_Artist View Post
The worst thing I've noticed in my short time here? You can't really ever been in a grouchy mood, because everyone else is always so friendly.
And kind! totally agree.
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:34 PM
Location: Western North Carolina
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Summers are way too hot and too long (last summer was absolutely brutal)
Fire Ants
High crime rate in some areas, even in small towns (I know this is not just in North Carolina)
Small towns that were once nice falling into despair (since the textile mills went to China, etc.)
Small towns that were once nice being "yuppified". Do we really need another coffee shop, Gift Basket place, or antique store?

Okay, I'm done.
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Old 01-28-2012, 09:12 AM
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Its all the people moving here thinking they can get a job...It shows disrespect to the locals already here WHO CANT FIND A JOB....
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Old 02-04-2012, 03:18 PM
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Default yankee haters, animal ignorance

There are a TON of haters here. I am a transplant and came here witha friendly mindset and OMG, what was I thinking! They are all about who knows whose grandaddy and if you're not part of that crowd, forget it!

I spent half my life in the north and half in another southern state and trust me, this place is not for what they call yankee's. If a southerner went up north we would never refer to them as anything but a southerner. Here, your labeled before you get a chance to take a breath. And before someone invites me to leave, sure...just give me the money and I'M GONE. The only place that will hire a yankee here is walmart!

And they treat animals like garbage here. Total garbage and don't care to change that either. Absolutely horrific.

Originally Posted by itdlv79 View Post
OMG! WHAT AM I GETTING INTO MOVING HERE?! From a population of 750,oo to this? Plus I'm going to around alot of uneducated haterz! Dear God, help me! BTW, HOW ARE THE SALONS THERE?
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Old 02-04-2012, 09:14 PM
Location: Lincolnton. North Carolina
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The only thing that bothers me about NC is all the yankees moving here, no disrespect for y'all but I would much rather hear a southern accent (God's gift to mankind) than a yankee.... It's hard for me to understand y'all alot. I can spot ya as soon as you open your mouth . but other than that I love everything about NC, the hot humid summers don't bother me (Better for my garden and a good day to go fishing... In my book anyway ), I love how I could go around the corner and find a banjo player... or the whole bluegrass band for that matter... including myself .
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Old 02-04-2012, 10:31 PM
Location: Fort Mill, SC
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Pollen. It cakes on cars/stuff in the spring and makes my allergies go nuts for 3 months.
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Old 02-05-2012, 09:10 AM
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Personally, there isn't a lot I don't like about N.C. Maybe turn signal use and drivers who tailgate? But even that isn't as bad as it is in some other states.
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Old 08-25-2012, 01:32 AM
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I was there for one year after I wrote that... that's all I could take. Garbage. Small minded people in a smal town. I don't think I met one pleasent person. Racist jerks can keep their confederate flag waving, tobacco chewing thoughts to themselves. So glad I'm back in Texas, where we welcome anyone with a big steak and a big smile! <3
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:17 AM
Location: Inactive Account
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Surprised a thread with a title like this hasn't gotten locked.

I'm a quasi-native (moved here as a child, got my eductaion here, worked half my adult life in NC). I don't like the creeping tax rates - I can remember a 4% sales tax and low income taxes. Maybe this plays into the meme of "too many Yankees moved here" expecting government services. I'm pretty seriously considering relocating to a no-income-tax state next year. I've paid NC back more than enough times for my public education.

The fire ants, daylight mosquitos, and flying cockroaches arrived in the past 30 years. I just hope the Burmese pythons stay in Florida. Sheesh.

Last edited by Sean_CLT; 08-25-2012 at 08:38 AM..
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Old 08-25-2012, 08:37 PM
Location: USA
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Geez reading this makes me want to cancel my interview up in Charlotte next week and not even bother considering the job!

-no respect for animals, what is the deal on that, dogs and cats or what, please explain? Dogs running loose?
-Pollen coating the car like a green cake? I have allergy problems here, but not as bad.
-Yankees not welcome, well I am a Yankee, but I lived in Florida for a while, my wife is a a native Floridan, from South Florida but I don't know if that makes her a Southerner? South Florida is in the south but far from the Dukes of Hazzard.
-Can't get a job anywhere if your a Yankee but Wal-Mart?

We have a lot of New Yorkers down my way, they moved here in droves and I am not from New York and understand why most people outside of New York find them loud and obnoxious.
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