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Old 04-26-2012, 02:03 PM
 
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I'm pretty sure that Top Chef is not the only thing that has ever filmed in Dallas, sir.

Either way, my statement was more figurative than actual. I honestly feel that between the two cities, Dallas would be the one more likely to compromise its soul for a little shine. That's just the way I see it.

Think about it. For all of the media attention you guys get and love to brag about, how often does the world get to see what you would call "the real Dallas", free from any of those ridiculous Texas stereotypes?
Not buying it. Sounds like you're conveniently trying to explain away Houston's lack of media coverage by insinuating that the city is too virtuous for the cameras. lol

You guys want it and bad.
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:16 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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Not buying it. Sounds like you're conveniently trying to explain away Houston's lack of media coverage by insinuating that the city is too virtuous for the cameras. lol

You guys want it and bad.
Pretend that's not what I'm doing (sarcasm). Just humor me and answer the question.
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Old 04-26-2012, 02:30 PM
 
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I'm pretty sure that Top Chef is not the only thing that has ever filmed in Dallas, sir.

Either way, my statement was more figurative than actual. I honestly feel that between the two cities, Dallas would be the one more likely to compromise its soul for a little shine. That's just the way I see it.

Think about it. For all of the media attention you guys get and love to brag about, how often does the world get to see what you would call "the real Dallas", free from any of those ridiculous Texas stereotypes?
This can be said for any city that gets alot of media attention...The "REAL" Dallas is what people make of it when they visit...There's a million definitions of real Dallas and they are all opinions....So who cares about who gets to see the REAL Dallas?!....Even the stereotypes are pulled from someones personal experience while visiting...Its just exaggerated a bit.
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:08 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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This can be said for any city that gets alot of media attention...The "REAL" Dallas is what people make of it when they visit...There's a million definitions of real Dallas and they are all opinions....So who cares about who gets to see the REAL Dallas?!....Even the stereotypes are pulled from someones personal experience while visiting...Its just exaggerated a bit.
What I'm asking is, does the media ever present Dallas as the cosmopolitan and culturally diverse town that it really is?
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:16 PM
 
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What I'm asking is, does the media ever present Dallas as the cosmopolitan and culturally diverse town that it really is?

Man Vs Food Nation - Dallas (Part 1) - YouTube
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:42 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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Dallas' newest urban development

Here's the video

Valley View Center to Get $2 Billion Makeover | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
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Old 04-26-2012, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Dallas' newest urban development

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Valley View Center to Get $2 Billion Makeover | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
If that gets off the ground, that would be huge for Dallas and the entire region.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:16 PM
 
Location: The Magnolia City
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Not quite what I was going for but still interesting, nonetheless.
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Funky Town, Texas
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Dallas' newest urban development

Here's the video

Valley View Center to Get $2 Billion Makeover | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Game changer
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:22 PM
 
Location: Texas
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Dallas' newest urban development

Here's the video

Valley View Center to Get $2 Billion Makeover | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Nice! That is a huge development!
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