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Old 07-28-2011, 03:43 PM
 
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Thought this might be fun. What's the first word (and only one word) that comes to your mind when you hear the name/think of the following cities? Go!

Seattle
Honolulu
San Francisco
Los Angeles
Phoenix
Las Vegas
Houston
Chicago
New Orleans
Miami
Detroit
New York City
D.C.
Boston
Dallas

It will be interesting to see what everyone says:

Seattle: Coffee
Honolulu: Beaches
San Francisco: Beauty
Los Angeles: Movies
Phoenix: Desert
Las Vegas: Casinos
Houston: Texas
Chicago: Home
New Orleans: Party
Miami: Beaches
Detroit: Decay
New York City: Big
D.C.: Government
Boston: Rough
Dallas: Cowboys
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:44 PM
 
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My bad can someone move this to the general U.S. forums?
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:48 PM
 
Location: Guangzhou, China
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Seattle - boredom
Honolulu - beaches
San Francisco - awesome
Los Angeles - awesome
Phoenix - hot
Las Vegas - prostitutes
Houston - texas
Chicago - pizza
New Orleans - jazz
Miami - cubans
Detroit - GM
New York City - loud
D.C. - government
Boston - awesome
Dallas - texas
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Old 07-28-2011, 03:53 PM
 
Location: NY-NJ-Philly looks down at SF and laughs at the hippies
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Seattle - Coffee
Honolulu - Beaches
San Francisco - Hippies
Los Angeles - Hollywood
Phoenix - Desert
Las Vegas - Gambling
Houston - Oil
Chicago - Pizza (Deep Dish)
New Orleans - Poverty
Miami - Beaches (South Beach)
Detroit - GM (car companies)
New York City - Power
D.C. - Government
Boston - History
Dallas - Cowboys
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:03 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Seattle - cloudy
Honolulu - waikiki beach
San Francisco - hills
Los Angeles - traffic
Phoenix - hot
Las Vegas - real estate disaster
Houston - humid
Chicago - chicago chop house (yes, really!)
New Orleans - Katrina
Miami - Miami Heat
Detroit - blighted
New York City -
D.C. - white house
Boston - Quincy (I have a friend there)
Dallas - the flats
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:08 PM
 
Location: NC
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Seattle: Coffee
Honolulu: Palms
San Francisco: Cool
Los Angeles: Huge
Phoenix: Hot
Las Vegas: Glitzy
Houston: Shiny
Chicago: Real
New Orleans: Crazy
Miami: Latin
Detroit: Rusty
New York City: Throne
D.C.: Capital
Boston: Blue-collar
Dallas: Cowboy
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Center City
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Seattle - Space Needle
Honolulu - beaches
San Francisco - Transamerica Tower
Los Angeles - freeways
Phoenix - sprawl
Las Vegas - neon
Houston - hot & humid
Chicago - skyline
New Orleans - the Quarter
Miami - beaches
Detroit - poverty
New York City - high energy
D.C. - monuments
Boston - charm
Dallas - the Cowboys
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:10 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Seattle-Microsoft
Honolulu-surfing
San Francisco-liberal
Los Angeles-Hollywood
Phoenix-hot
Las Vegas-casinos
Houston-oil
Chicago-fun
New Orleans-music
Miami-beaches
Detroit-factories
New York City-mecca
D.C.-politics
Boston-sports
Dallas-sports

I'm gonna add some more
Denver-laid-back
Colorado Springs-military
San Antonio-The Alamo
Austin-Texas
Atlanta-rap
Pittsburgh-Steel
Philadelphia-Liberty Bell
Baltimore-The Wire
Cleveland-home
Columbus-new
Cincinnati-architecture
St. Louis-The Arch
Kansas City-Barbeque
Memphis-Blues
Oklahoma City-Thunder
Newark-bricks

Last edited by 719inhere; 07-28-2011 at 04:21 PM..
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Old 07-28-2011, 04:45 PM
 
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I'm gonna put the first word/image that popped up in mind.

Seattle - green
Honolulu - ocean
San Francisco - transamerica pyramid
Los Angeles - dirty
Phoenix - desert
Las Vegas - casinos
Houston - brown
Chicago - sears tower
New Orleans - french quarter
Miami - overrated
Detroit - industry
New York City - apple
D.C. - white
Boston - rude people
Dallas - cowboys
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Old 07-28-2011, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Johns Creek, GA
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Seattle: Rain
Honolulu: Tropical
San Francisco: Bay
Los Angeles: Awesome
Phoenix: Boring
Las Vegas: Hookers
Houston: Boring
Chicago: Cold
New Orleans: Katrina
Miami: Cubans
Detroit: Dead
New York City: Huge
D.C.: Obama
Boston: Harvard
Dallas: Cotton Eye Joe
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