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Old 03-21-2012, 06:53 AM
 
Location: North Central S.A.
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food proportions, and we drive everywhere. Not a lot of walking compared to NYC.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:02 AM
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Location: San Antonio-Westover Hills
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Hear, hear! I will take nice, overweight people over thin, self-centered and rude ones any day of the week!
There's plenty of fat, rude people in this town...
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:41 AM
 
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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,....
I was dropping my son off at school, in line at the drop off circle in front of the school. After dropping my son off, going 10 miles an hour still on school grounds, I was honked at and passed by the car behind me for going to slow.

NYC doesn't have exclusive rights to rudeness and stupidity. I see plenty of it here in SA.
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Old 03-21-2012, 08:53 AM
 
Location: San Antonio, TX
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Bad drivers and obesity could also be explained by low education attainment.
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Old 03-21-2012, 09:01 AM
 
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1 - We drive everywhere
2 - It's damn hot outside
3 - The predominant food here is pretty bad for you
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Tetons, WY
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food proportions, and we drive everywhere. Not a lot of walking compared to NYC.
Plenty of fat people downtown....
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Old 03-21-2012, 10:17 AM
 
Location: East Terrell Hills
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Whenever I used to pick up my friend's grand children from school, I noticed a lot of overweight children, from all ethic backgrounds. Things are a lot different when I was ten years old. If the weather was nice, I was riding my bicycle, playing stickball, or shooting baskets. I don't see that much these days. Most of the kids are surfing the web or playing video games. Nothing wrong with this, but a little physical activity would not hurt.
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:08 PM
 
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On a positive note, this does help me to find the correct gate when I'm connecting to a San Antonio-bound flight. I don't have to read the monitors; I just look for all of the heavy and dowdy people
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:13 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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, playing stickball, .
oohhhhh noooo did you say " stickball" those were the days. you are right, as kids i was always outside playing. I tried to get a stickball team here in SA a while ago but no luck.
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Old 03-21-2012, 12:34 PM
 
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Golden Corral and Furr's. They are the hot spots in San Antonio
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