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Old 12-07-2015, 02:18 AM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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What does living in a large city have to do with anything?

I've yet to see an American large city with 3rd world conditions.

Anyone who says that they have doesn't know what 3rd world conditions are.

Moreover, the closest thing I HAVE seen to 3rd world conditions in this country was in rural America...not in any city.
Come to Los Angeles.
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Old 12-07-2015, 09:10 PM
 
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Come to Los Angeles.
I probably know L.A. better than you. There aren't 2 square inches of L.A. that resembles anything close to 3rd world conditions. People leave 3rd world nations to move to L.A.

Again, i know what some of you are trying to say, but when people say 3rd world, they don't realize just how bad that really is.

Like i said before, there really are no 3rd world conditions in this country, but the closest to it that we have isn't in the cities...it's in rural America.
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Old 12-08-2015, 02:51 PM
 
Location: A great city, by a Great Lake!
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I probably know L.A. better than you. There aren't 2 square inches of L.A. that resembles anything close to 3rd world conditions. People leave 3rd world nations to move to L.A.

Again, i know what some of you are trying to say, but when people say 3rd world, they don't realize just how bad that really is.

Like i said before, there really are no 3rd world conditions in this country, but the closest to it that we have isn't in the cities...it's in rural America.

Never been to L.A. so I can't speak for conditions there, but I do live in the Cleveland metro area, and there are indeed parts of Cleveland as well as Youngstown (ESPECIALLY YOUNGSTOWN) that resemble a 3rd world country! And no I'm not counting downtown either, because downtown is booming right now. I'm talking many of the inner-city neighborhoods. As for rural America, yes there are some shanties, I pass one when I go up to New York state with my friend and it's on the road to his property. The guy that lives year round on that road has a plywood house. Still, the older I get the more I'd rather live out in the middle of nowhere with a some shanties scattered about every few miles or so, than whole blocks that look like a complete s***hole!
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Old 12-08-2015, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Michigan
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Never been to L.A. so I can't speak for conditions there, but I do live in the Cleveland metro area, and there are indeed parts of Cleveland as well as Youngstown (ESPECIALLY YOUNGSTOWN) that resemble a 3rd world country!
Which 3rd world countries have you been in?
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