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Old 01-27-2011, 08:24 AM
 
Location: Denver
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What makes ATL and Houston urban country?

 
Old 01-27-2011, 10:02 AM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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What makes ATL and Houston urban country?
Not country in a rural sense. They're both large metropolises, but they have that stereotypical southern culture thing going on. Accents, dialect, food, etc.
Put it like this, when you're in either city you should be well aware that you're in the south. Don't take it as a negative thing as they are southern cities.
 
Old 01-27-2011, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Oh ok. So why isn't New Orleans considered as urban country? As well as most cities in the south?
 
Old 01-27-2011, 06:24 PM
 
Location: Youngsville, LA
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Oh ok. So why isn't New Orleans considered as urban country? As well as most cities in the south?
Now that I know the definition of "Urban Country", New Orleans has a distinct culture that clearly sets it apart from the rest of the south. Miami would be another good example. Heck, I'll even throw Lafayette in as an exception, albeit a small one...
 
Old 01-28-2011, 02:26 AM
 
Location: New Orleans
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Music and food might be other indicators. Urban Country has a yuppie sounding feel, at least to me, like cowboy boots and lattes are okay.
 
Old 01-30-2011, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Ville de La Nouvelle-Orléans, Louisiana(504)
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To me who has been born and rasied and had lived on other cities. I say its and urban city with the people having a " country mentality "
 
Old 01-30-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: City of Central
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To me who has been born and rasied and had lived on other cities. I say its and urban city with the people having a " country mentality "
And you are welcome to your opinion .
 
Old 01-31-2011, 07:19 AM
 
Location: Denver
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To me who has been born and rasied and had lived on other cities. I say its and urban city with the people having a " country mentality "
From my experiences people in and from the proper are just like normal city people. Not country in mentality at all.
 
Old 02-05-2011, 01:06 PM
 
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somewhere like Austin could be described that way
 
Old 02-05-2011, 02:04 PM
 
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Well, to give an example of how "country" Houston is . . . there are still areas inside Houston city limits that have barbed wire fences and cows! God I love Texas!
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