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Old 05-14-2009, 11:20 AM
 
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What is your favorite/least favorite thing about Mississippi?

So I will start off.

Favorite: Good food
Least Favorite: Lack of diversity.

Whats yours?
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Old 05-14-2009, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Strathclyde & M√°laga
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Good

Cheap to live i.e housing
Weather, nice hot summers and milder winters
Lots of space
Good hunting
Good food

Bad

No cosmopolitan cities/towns
Alot of poverty
Racial gaps in some places
Lack of diversity
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Old 05-14-2009, 12:48 PM
 
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Question: What do you mean by using the term "diversity"?
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Old 05-14-2009, 01:24 PM
 
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Ummm...lack of different ethnicities. ?
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Old 05-14-2009, 02:04 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee/Biloxi
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Likes:
Weather
Diversity
Topography
Food
Archietecture
Opportunity

Dislikes:
Litter
Litter
Litter
Litter
Lack of/poor land Zoning Laws
Poor Treatment of Animals ie: dogs/cats
Roaches
did I mention LITTER???
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Old 05-14-2009, 02:47 PM
 
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Lack of different ethnicities in Mississippi? Isn't Mississippi the least white of all the Southern states? Warren County is now officially a "minority-majority" county as whites have slipped below 50% of the population, many counties in Mississippi have been that way for years.
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Old 05-14-2009, 08:56 PM
 
Location: 60630
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Originally Posted by jxndean View Post
What is your favorite/least favorite thing about Mississippi?

So I will start off.

Favorite: Good food
Least Favorite: Lack of diversity.

Whats yours?

Lack of diversity?
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Old 05-14-2009, 08:58 PM
 
Location: 60630
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Lack of different ethnicities in Mississippi? Isn't Mississippi the least white of all the Southern states? Warren County is now officially a "minority-majority" county as whites have slipped below 50% of the population, many counties in Mississippi have been that way for years.
Maybe lack of Asians?
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:07 PM
 
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I'm not from MS. I spent part of last summer there, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Natchez, Brookhaven.

Favorite: the people were great and, at least in the hospitality industry, the diversity was very good.
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Old 05-14-2009, 09:18 PM
 
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Good

Casinos

Catfish

Sardis Lake

Being poor is OK because most everyone else is poor too!


Bad
My school, the University of Mississippi hasn't won the SEC in 45 years.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast is not good for swimming like say, Florida.

Mississippi is poor and backward. Lack of jobs and opportunities.

Parts of the Delta resembles Africa.

Jackson is a "small Memphis" with lots of crime, poverty and crappy government.
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