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Old 03-20-2012, 03:13 PM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Why is NYC so rude?

I look around and there are so many rude people, kids included. In San Antonio there are not that many. what is the main reason with this epidemic in NYC? it is the self-importance, poor upbringing, culture,....
Hear, hear! I will take nice, overweight people over thin, self-centered and rude ones any day of the week!
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:30 PM
 
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I look around and there are so many obese people, kids included. In NYC there are not that many. what is the main reason with this epidemic here in San Antonio? it is the food, laziness, culture,....
Easy.

People in SA drive. People in NYC walk.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:32 PM
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Easy.

People in SA drive. People in NYC walk.
Just what I was going to say. San Antonio is so spread out that you have to drive everywhere. In NYC, you can spend an entire year in a three mile radius, if you want to.
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Old 03-20-2012, 03:53 PM
 
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New York City!? Get a rope... (remember that Pace Salsa commercial?)
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Old 03-20-2012, 04:25 PM
 
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Just what I was going to say. San Antonio is so spread out that you have to drive everywhere. In NYC, you can spend an entire year in a three mile radius, if you want to.
You might as well just shoot me in the head.
No way I can be confined to that sort of environment.
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:35 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I look around and there are so many obese people, kids included. In NYC there are not that many. what is the main reason with this epidemic here in San Antonio? it is the food, laziness, culture,....
Why don't you ask a nutritionist?
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:37 PM
 
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I look around and there are so many obese people, kids included. In NYC there are not that many. what is the main reason with this epidemic here in San Antonio? it is the food, laziness, culture,....

It is like that everywhere no matter whether you notice it or not. It is a combination of many things. Some reasons are the same and some reasons are different for all involved.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:43 PM
 
Location: Dallas TX & AL Gulf Coast
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Torpedos,

There's a reason that this type thread is met with a bit of antagonism in this forum... beside it negatively grouping the entire San Antonio area and its people into one category... this topic has been discussed ad nauseam in several previous threads already and wears old... here are a few of the most recent for your review:


Living LARGE...SA ranks 3rd Fattest Again

Most Obese U.S. Cities - SA at 3rd

OK, we made yet another unflattering list

And, here is the latest thread contradicting this theory:

From Fat to Fit!! Woo Hoo SA!!!
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Old 03-20-2012, 11:06 PM
 
Location: San Antonio via the Bay State
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This has been discussed numerous times. I relocates here from MA six years ago. I agree with the OP. America in general is more obese than ever. I consider SA's problem to a few things. Disagree with me if you will.

- Tex Mex
- BBQ
- Chicken fried steak
- Sweltering temps six months per year
- Too spread out, no one can walk anywhere

In the Ne, the weather is more reasonable during the summer. Even in winter the people tough it out and walk. There's more seafood, better food. People are on the go. They're walking faster. Densely poplulated. It's just the way it is.
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Old 03-21-2012, 02:21 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I know that GREAT mexican food make MY clothes shrink...I don't know about the rest of ya....just sayin.
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