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Old 06-28-2013, 07:53 AM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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I get it is a joke, but people really think this is a good idea? I see people constantly bashed on this site for suggesting Durham has a crime issue. Every time Durham crime even gets brought up it turns into a heated argument and the thread gets shut down
After watching the news last night and hearing that there was someone shot in Durham, the shirt lost some of it's humor, to me.

Vicki
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:09 AM
 
Location: My House
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We don't call it "boredom."

It's "ennui."

There's a town ordinance and a fine for calling it "boredom."

*Off to buy more beige*
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:05 AM
 
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Honestly I find all of it offensive. Durham doesn't deserve nor can it afford anymore bad publicity, even though this is innocent sarcasm... Durham isn't a crime ridden city any longer and perpetuating this image only attracts negative attention.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:34 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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maybe I'm cranky or over-sensitive but in light of all gun violence --not really very funny
I agree- not too much humor-even in jest- about gun violence.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:47 AM
 
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Slightly inaccurate. You don't really die of boredom in Cary, you slowly shrivel up and eventually disappear into another dimension....
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:50 AM
 
Location: North Carolina
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Honestly I find all of it offensive. Durham doesn't deserve nor can it afford anymore bad publicity, even though this is innocent sarcasm... Durham isn't a crime ridden city any longer and perpetuating this image only attracts negative attention.
I don't really find it offensive, but I agree with you. I live in Cary now, but I lived safely in Durham for years. I really enjoyed Durham and would live there again. I'll never understand the Durham bashing.
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Durham, NC
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I definitely can understand the Cary bashing. It is where your independence and creativity go to die!
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Old 06-28-2013, 10:58 AM
 
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I prefer this shirt - much less violent and the humor is better:



Available at Vaguely Reminiscent on Ninth St. I believe.
Thanks! I've seen that shirt around and wanted one, but didn't know where I could buy it.
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Old 06-28-2013, 11:56 AM
 
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It's *than, not *then....they way you worded it, you would like to get shot in Durham and THEN die in Cary......
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Old 06-28-2013, 12:01 PM
 
Location: Cary
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Why all the Cary and Durham bashing when we have Fuquay to spotlight?



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