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View Poll Results: I would rather live in the...
Rust Belt 182 44.61%
Sun Belt 226 55.39%
Voters: 408. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-14-2010, 03:02 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Its gotten better but I miss him on family guy. He needs to get back with the boys!
I really think they should've added Jerome as the 4th friend. Jerome was cool, but he was only there for one episode...

Anyways, getting somewhat back on topic, I think many of us have already established that some major cities like Philadelphia, NYC, Baltimore, DC, Chicago are not apart of the rustbelt.

With that being said, this is probably a total sunbelt dominated thread, because it covers half of the American land, and has a wide range of large cities vs. the rustbelts smaller range of cities.
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Old 04-14-2010, 04:32 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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I really think they should've added Jerome as the 4th friend. Jerome was cool, but he was only there for one episode...

Anyways, getting somewhat back on topic, I think many of us have already established that some major cities like Philadelphia, NYC, Baltimore, DC, Chicago are not apart of the rustbelt.

With that being said, this is probably a total sunbelt dominated thread, because it covers half of the American land, and has a wide range of large cities vs. the rustbelts smaller range of cities.
Up until this thread was resurected on page 13, the poll was actually very close. Since "Sun Belt" is pulling ahead, a lot of new people who prefer the sunbelt must have joined since last September.
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Old 04-14-2010, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Up until this thread was resurected on page 13, the poll was actually very close. Since "Sun Belt" is pulling ahead, a lot of new people who prefer the sunbelt must have joined since last September.
Either that or the boundaries for the rustbelt were not established during the start of this thread. And many from NYC, Philly, Chicago, DC, and Baltimore thought they were integrated members of the rustbelt region.
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Old 04-14-2010, 05:12 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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Either that or the boundaries for the rustbelt were not established during the start of this thread. And many from NYC, Philly, Chicago, DC, and Baltimore thought they were integrated members of the rustbelt region.
Maybe, but those places, IMO, have a lot more in common with the rust belt than they do with the sun belt. I guess it depends on what a person feels are the defining factors of a place.
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Old 04-14-2010, 05:18 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Maybe, but those places, IMO, have a lot more in common with the rust belt than they do with the sun belt. I guess it depends on what a person feels are the defining factors of a place.
There's truth to your words.
Based off of what appears to the common eye, I can take your statement, "but those places, IMO, have a lot more in common with the rust belt than they do with the sun belt" and conclude that many of the people from those places (New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Chicago) voted for the restbelt region in the poll.

That could be a possible source for the overwhelmingly large restbelt support displayed on the poll. After all like you said, those cities in the parenthesis in my above paragraph DO have more in common with the rustbelt cities than they do with the sunbelt cities.
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Old 04-14-2010, 06:53 PM
 
Location: The City
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There's truth to your words.
Based off of what appears to the common eye, I can take your statement, "but those places, IMO, have a lot more in common with the rust belt than they do with the sun belt" and conclude that many of the people from those places (New York City, Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Baltimore, and Chicago) voted for the restbelt region in the poll.

That could be a possible source for the overwhelmingly large restbelt support displayed on the poll. After all like you said, those cities in the parenthesis in my above paragraph DO have more in common with the rustbelt cities than they do with the sunbelt cities.

Actually I voted Sunbelt

Although if the choice were a single city in the regions I would have chosen Chicago as my favorite; maybe my favorite in the country
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Old 04-14-2010, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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This is SO much more attractive and less bland:




Hmmm...looks pretty cookie-cutter to me as well.

http://everystockphoto.s3.amazonaws....an_10490_l.jpg
The Arizona version. Sooooo much prettier.
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Old 04-14-2010, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Chicagoland
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Either that or the boundaries for the rustbelt were not established during the start of this thread. And many from NYC, Philly, Chicago, DC, and Baltimore thought they were integrated members of the rustbelt region.
Well, if we go by the original definition, I would say those cities would be part of the rustbelt.
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Old 04-14-2010, 09:14 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Well, if we go by the original definition, I would say those cities would be part of the rustbelt.
IMO, I would say that would make the basis of this thread a lot better as well, it would give people more to compare with, and it would be a good comparison then. Right now, it's more like just picking on the Rustbelt for no reason, and singling them out. With those cities (NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, Baltimore, Boston) it would actually give the sunbelt a great deal of opposition.
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Old 04-14-2010, 11:15 PM
 
Location: The City
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IMO, I would say that would make the basis of this thread a lot better as well, it would give people more to compare with, and it would be a good comparison then. Right now, it's more like just picking on the Rustbelt for no reason, and singling them out. With those cities (NYC, Chicago, Philadelphia, DC, Baltimore, Boston) it would actually give the sunbelt a great deal of opposition.

Actually; maybe we should start a NE versus Sunbelt; the sunbelt is getting more formidible by the day in terms of opposition
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