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View Poll Results: The unofficial World capital is...
New York 156 63.67%
London 62 25.31%
Paris 5 2.04%
Rome 5 2.04%
Jerusalem 7 2.86%
Tokyo 10 4.08%
Voters: 245. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-12-2009, 03:01 PM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
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I already voted for NYC, but now I think the poll is flawed because there are no Chinese or Indian cities on it. Shanghai or Mumbai should definitely be choices, especially considering Jerusalem and Rome made the list. I'm not religious at all, so those cities don't mean sh*t to me.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:21 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Well then, that settles it.


SF in the 23rd Century(I hate this btw)
Awsome pic! I have not seen that one, where did you get it?
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:21 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Except we are talking politics so the infrastructure is set up in DC, as they are the capitol of the worlds only superpower. Now if we were talking financial center of the world I would agree with NYC.

But there is always Pueblo! Just a joke.......
Except we are talking status. Not just politics. and in relation to what other industries and economies, Washington DC does not come close to New York.
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Old 03-12-2009, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Except we are talking status. Not just politics. and in relation to what other industries and economies, Washington DC does not come close to New York.
My take on the poll is what city should be the capitol of a "one world government", kind of like in Star Trek. Why I say Washington DC is the most logical choice. They already have the all the infrastructure set up and all the government buildings from the white house to the courts and the senate etc.
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Old 03-13-2009, 11:41 PM
 
Location: The western periphery of Terra Australis
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My take on the poll is what city should be the capitol of a "one world government", kind of like in Star Trek. Why I say Washington DC is the most logical choice. They already have the all the infrastructure set up and all the government buildings from the white house to the courts and the senate etc.
It might as well already be.
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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My take on the poll is what city should be the capitol of a "one world government", kind of like in Star Trek. Why I say Washington DC is the most logical choice. They already have the all the infrastructure set up and all the government buildings from the white house to the courts and the senate etc.
Again, you're only basing your argument on politics. What other entities or industries does Washington have in influence over New York, London, or Tokyo? Nothing, really.
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:25 AM
 
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I see our aussie poll troll is back with another innane topic.....
if you dont like this thread then go to another one.... it would help me enjoy it a lot more

my vote was for nyc
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Again, you're only basing your argument on politics. What other entities or industries does Washington have in influence over New York, London, or Tokyo? Nothing, really.
I guess the question is are you talking the political capitol of the world or the financial capitol of the world. For example in the United States Washington DC is the political capitol while NYC is the financial capitol.
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Old 03-14-2009, 10:35 AM
 
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Jerusalem??? Why the hell is Jerusalem on here?? Many of the Asian cities (Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Seoul, etc.) should be on here.
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Old 03-14-2009, 11:19 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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I guess the question is are you talking the political capitol of the world or the financial capitol of the world. For example in the United States Washington DC is the political capitol while NYC is the financial capitol.
No we mean influential capitol of the world. That means everything taken into account meaning culture, history, economics, media, and more and Washington DC is not on the level with New York or London or Tokyo or Paris.

Simple as this. THERE IS NO Capital of the world.
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