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Old 03-16-2008, 03:06 AM
 
Location: Boise, Idaho by way of Iowa City, Iowa
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What happens if you venture out into other Iowa towns?!!?

God, I'm starting to think all of these "pro-IA City, anti-anything else" people are the same person under different names.
HA, I still think the anti Iowa City crew is the same person. But seriously though Iowa City really is the best city in the state.
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Old 03-17-2008, 03:40 PM
 
Location: Loveland, CO
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yeah and 90% of that 40% are from Illinois
Are you sure it's not more like 95%? I remember when I lived in Currier Hall a few years ago, and every guy I met on my floor fit the following description (and I swear this holds true for all of them I met):

1. They were from a suburb of Chicago
2. Dave Matthews Band was their favorite artist
3. They all owned a white University of Iowa baseball cap and wore it at least one day per week if not daily.
4. They were all majoring in business.

No joke, I don't recall meeting a single person on my floor that didn't fit that bill. And prior to that I thought the University of Iowa was a fairly diverse school.
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Old 03-17-2008, 03:49 PM
 
Location: Loveland, CO
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But seriously though Iowa City really is the best city in the state.
Why yes it is actually!

*waiting for all the pro-Des Moines people to start their barrage of posts claiming that I'm uninformed*
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Old 03-17-2008, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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Are you sure it's not more like 95%? I remember when I lived in Currier Hall a few years ago, and every guy I met on my floor fit the following description (and I swear this holds true for all of them I met):

1. They were from a suburb of Chicago
2. Dave Matthews Band was their favorite artist
3. They all owned a white University of Iowa baseball cap and wore it at least one day per week if not daily.
4. They were all majoring in business.

No joke, I don't recall meeting a single person on my floor that didn't fit that bill. And prior to that I thought the University of Iowa was a fairly diverse school.
I would have been living in an off-campus apt. in a heartbeat if I were you.
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Old 03-17-2008, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Loveland, CO
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I would have been living in an off-campus apt. in a heartbeat if I were you.
Actually I moved to an apartment in Coralville after that first year.
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Old 03-17-2008, 08:38 PM
 
Location: Chariton, Iowa
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Are you sure it's not more like 95%? I remember when I lived in Currier Hall a few years ago, and every guy I met on my floor fit the following description (and I swear this holds true for all of them I met):

1. They were from a suburb of Chicago
2. Dave Matthews Band was their favorite artist
3. They all owned a white University of Iowa baseball cap and wore it at least one day per week if not daily.
4. They were all majoring in business.

No joke, I don't recall meeting a single person on my floor that didn't fit that bill. And prior to that I thought the University of Iowa was a fairly diverse school.
If that's all the people you ever met, you needed to get out more. Plus that's rather extreme stereotyping.
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Old 03-17-2008, 09:28 PM
 
Location: Loveland, CO
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If that's all the people you ever met, you needed to get out more. Plus that's rather extreme stereotyping.
Well that wasn't everyone I ever met, it was the people I met on my floor in the dorms. That was literally EVERYONE I met from my floor. I'm not stereotyping or even exaggerating...I'm being totally serious, which is why I don't find it comical, I find it sad.
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Old 03-17-2008, 11:00 PM
 
Location: Boise, Idaho by way of Iowa City, Iowa
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Originally Posted by Deselminator View Post
Are you sure it's not more like 95%? I remember when I lived in Currier Hall a few years ago, and every guy I met on my floor fit the following description (and I swear this holds true for all of them I met):

1. They were from a suburb of Chicago
2. Dave Matthews Band was their favorite artist
3. They all owned a white University of Iowa baseball cap and wore it at least one day per week if not daily.
4. They were all majoring in business.

No joke, I don't recall meeting a single person on my floor that didn't fit that bill. And prior to that I thought the University of Iowa was a fairly diverse school.
don't even get me started on those guys.
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Old 03-17-2008, 11:07 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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don't even get me started on those guys.
I believe it's El Rhino that referred to them as the "White Hat Mafia."
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Old 03-18-2008, 01:00 PM
 
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I think the white hat was a staple for every student. It was THE hat, whether you wore it or not. I still have mine, although I haven't worn it since college, and I sure don't fit into the stereotype above And I remember much more diversity on my floor during freshman year. IC is rather diverse (for Iowa) but maybe diversity is located in pockets
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