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Old 11-08-2009, 05:43 AM
 
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If Corpus had the business mentality of Houston or Dallas, the suaveness of San Antonio, what would the city look like
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Old 11-08-2009, 07:19 AM
 
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If Corpus had the business mentality of Houston or Dallas, the suaveness of San Antonio, what would the city look like
We'd have Sea World, a thriving tourist trade, a beachfront that resembled Miami, and be something more than an insignificant dot on the airline industry map.

One can only hope.
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Old 11-08-2009, 07:25 AM
 
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I guess I walked into the wrong room! I much prefer Corpus to Houston, Dallas, or San Antonio. OK, I'm done here and on my way to Port A for some barefoot bar hopping...

But before I go, did you say "suave" in reference to San Antonio?! Whatever amigo.
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Old 11-08-2009, 08:19 AM
 
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While I do want to see CC grow and prosper. I have no hopes in it being anything like Dallas, Houston and especially San Antonio. CC has a few things it needs to fix in terms of business growth and maintenance but besides that it's a pretty great city. Once we get our act together, I see it being more like San Diego than any of the overgrown generic cities in Texas...hopefully.
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Old 11-08-2009, 11:00 AM
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We already have Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio. Yes, I want to see CC develop, and I definitely see things about it that need fixing, but I personally would hate to see it turn into a "copy" of these other cities. CC has some unique characteristics and it's not for everyone. I would like to see growth and development that maintains the unique characteristics of CC, not wipe them out.

Those who want to turn CC into something else altogether will probably not be happy here.
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Old 11-08-2009, 05:46 PM
 
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Well do the people in CC like it to be stagnate
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Old 11-08-2009, 09:22 PM
 
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I see it being more like San Diego than any of the overgrown generic cities in Texas...hopefully.
Have you ever been to San Diego?

San Diego is San Diego because it's in California, has perfect year round weather, a nearly perfect coastline/beaches.

Sorry to say but, Corpus will never even resemble San Diego, not in this life time or the next few hundred. A bit exaggerated but very truthful.

Also, calling Dallas, Houston and San Antonio generic...
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Old 11-08-2009, 10:08 PM
 
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Yes, I have been to San Diego and there are a lot of similarities between that city and CC. Have you ever been? Not sure how one could find this so hard to believe if they've been to both cities. I never said CC will be an exact replica of San Diego. I for one don't want that. That's what's so great about it. We don't have the pretentious people and the overpriced property. Our coastline might not be as picturesque but it's pretty nice. Of course you probably don't think so because you think water is only supposed to be aqua blue and anything less it trashy and dirty...right? Corpus Christi has a beautiful coastline and there are about 300+ days of sunshine a year. Yeah, it's not 72 degrees but still nice. Much less harsh than the rest of Texas during the Summer. At least we get a cool breeze.

And yes, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are very generic when you compare them to world famous cities like Philly, NY, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans, etc. I will say that San Antonio is the least generic out of those cities though. It at least has the Mexican culture/influence and history that makes it unique.
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Old 11-09-2009, 02:26 AM
 
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Yes, I have been to San Diego and there are a lot of similarities between that city and CC.
Aside from both being "coastal" what else? Seriously.

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Have you ever been?
Yes, many times. I have friends that live there.

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Not sure how one could find this so hard to believe if they've been to both cities.
It's very easy.

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Our coastline might not be as picturesque but it's pretty nice. Of course you probably don't think so because you think water is only supposed to be aqua blue and anything less it trashy and dirty...right?
San Diego's water isn't aqua blue, but yes, overall, Texas has some subpar beaches/shorelines. Not all but a lot. Not just Corpus.

Corpus Christi has a beautiful coastline and there are about 300+ days of sunshine a year. Yeah, it's not 72 degrees but still nice. Much less harsh than the rest of Texas during the Summer. At least we get a cool breeze.

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And yes, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are very generic when you compare them to world famous cities like Philly, NY, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans, etc.
How are they generic? How are you applying that term to these cities?

However, let me get this, you're either "Philly, NY, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans" or generic. Since you're saying Corpus won't be generic, it'll be on the same scale as "Philly, NY, Chicago, Miami, New Orleans", correct?

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I will say that San Antonio is the least generic out of those cities though. It at least has the Mexican culture/influence and history that makes it unique.
How are Dallas and Houston (and still SA) generic though?

Generic Definition | Definition of Generic at Dictionary.com

Seriously.
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Old 11-27-2009, 07:25 PM
 
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San Diego is actually pretty generic to me.

My father always thought that Corpus could have so much potential if it just wanted to progress. I really hope he is right because I'd love to see it become something.

And where is everyone in the Corpus thread?
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