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Old 06-28-2012, 06:39 AM
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whether you live in manhattan or in the boroughs, its a preference in lifestyle
if i make $500k and live in manhattan and you make $100k and live in queens or reversely, if i make $500k and live in queens and you make $100k and live in manhattan, would you look down on me?

this is a silly question and if there are ppl that do, they are silly ppl and their opinion regarding you or anyone else should not matter.
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Old 06-28-2012, 06:59 AM
 
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I generally don't think anyone cares whether you live in Manhattan. But personally I am of the same mentality as Bluedog on this. If you must sacrifice 1/2 of your income to share a 1 bedroom apt with a roommate (no livingroom, etc) just to live in Manhattan, or you have bunk beds in a studio apt and still spending 1/2 your income (or more)...umm I do kinda wonder what is going on in your head.

Other than that...no.
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Old 06-28-2012, 07:03 AM
 
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Are people actually like this or is this just a very small minority? Basically is there an elitist attitude for some that live in other boroughs to think that because you dont live there but live in Manhattan you arent as good as them?
As George Harrison said in the animated movie Yellow Submarine, "It's all in the mind."

Possibly because I'm a native-born Brooklynite, the whole Manhattan aura has never meant anything to me. I don't think that borough is special at all. If someone who lives in Manhattan wants to look down their nose at me because I'm a Brooklynite, they better do it from a distance, because if they get within earshot they'll have to listen to some things they definitely won't appreciate hearing.
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