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Old 04-10-2008, 06:05 PM
Location: Dublin, OH
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Wewsnu is right on the mark...I wish I would have read it before I posted I wouldn't have had to write so much.
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Old 06-17-2008, 02:23 PM
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Default Lima

I live in the Lima area, and Lima is not very impressive. They have two malls,The Lima Mall is nice, but the American Mall is pretty much vacant. They are getting a Chuke Chesse's though I think! I'd reccommend a smaller town like Wapakoneta Delphos, Defiance Celina, and Van Wert. They are all within an hour away from Lima I think.
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Old 06-23-2008, 10:54 PM
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Originally Posted by wewsnu View Post
Traffic isn't bad, but no one can drive with a darn. If it's not some senseless kid driving crazy in a honda with his stereo too loud (remember, youth culture is a product of enviroment and environment in Lima is ghetto) then it's the same kid's senseless soccermom mother driving crazy and tailgating chitchatting on a cellphone driving nascar race style to the next stoplight or grocery store to convince herself her life has some importance.
Now I am not taking any ones side. To let u know.

Well I be moving Ohio Lima for school. Going to University of Northwestern Ohio. Right now I live in Maryland. Some parts are bad only 20% an 80% is all good.

Talking about kids driving Honda with music really loud an mom racing to the grocery store. Cranking down on them will never help any town. 89% off the time they never are the problem an stopping moms from racing an kids turn there music down will never help anything. There really never a problem until they start illegal street racing. Driving fast to the grocery store an playing music loud is different. What would u like. Your kids saleing drugs or useing them. Or driving a round with loud music.

The problem is the Cops, Police. There not doing there jobs. Police officer should stop dealing with the stupid ****. Let that go. If u see a gangsters or a fu*k*ng SOB pull them up. Take what they got all there money an drugs. Lock some up here an there. After a point gangster an SOB will Know u mean business. An they see there losing money an they start moving out finding new towns.

Also rise the cost of rent in the apt's. An cut back on section 8 house. An only let people that are good people get the cheap living rates an the cheap living in section 8 house. Then the bad people will just move out.

Only thing I will say. Is the problem is the Police. No matter how u look at it. U don't need good business to keep the town run or etc. U just need good police work. An cops, an officer they will say NO. An not be step all over. An also stop seating in your cars doing nothing. Hell if u need to do pull people over for having there 3rd Light out. Give them a warning an give them 7 days to fix it. Then pull them over the second time an give ticket. U warning them u mean business. And no Game.
Give warning for not using the Cross Walk, everything. An show the Police are no joking. Then big business will see that, an moving in help the town. An rise tax's. An second u don't need to rise tax's to make the town better. Hard work by the police.

Second me been a officer in Downtown Maryland. I know how it work. An what it takes to stop people. Give warning for everything. The law is on the side of the police.\\

Step. Step Step is what u needs

1. Move out the people not doing there jobs in the town of Lima head office

2. Police done over. An start locking up everyone an moving crime out.

3. Start clean the streets, get the town in on it. Move the trash out etc. An free labor from people that went to take the town back is there.

4. Repaint parks an clean them up. An make it safe for kids to play.

Its all in step. An it doesn't take money. It takes the towns people to make it better. An the community help out with there hand in free labor.

Also if everything people say is true about lima. City Hall - Lima, Ohio wesbite makes me sick with a lies
I try to make it sound best as I can. It makes me sick to see a town like this. That I am moving to.

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Old 10-26-2008, 05:05 PM
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I grew up in Spencerville, a small town 20 minutes from Lima. I hate Lima. It is not pretty and has bad crime. I was personally robbed at gunpoint at my job at a Game Crazy, a local gamestore on Cable Road. I am in college in Ada whihc is a very nice town but I plan to move away when I graduate. This town has a tendency to ruin good businesses because of bad management and dumb employees... Ruby Tuesdays really took a dive lately and Steak and Shake (a generally pretty good restaurant) was closed down because of bad management and service. If you must live here, head to a small town suburb. Its really not worth it to live in Lima. Honestly, look elsewhere for a job, unless working at the hospitals.
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Old 05-18-2009, 01:22 PM
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I was born and raised in Lima and with crime it depends on what side of town your on The southside and the Westside are bad Areas but Northside is a nice place to live North Main St Has alot bars and Resurants Such As Lombardo'S and the East side is probally Nicest most Vacants are Elders Limas really not that small over over 100,000 people live there so their going to be crime any city i live in Columbus now and i wish i still lived Lima its really a great place to grow up
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Old 05-19-2009, 10:40 PM
Location: Historic Central Phoenix
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Lima gets a bad name but it's really not terrible. I am a Shawnee grad and an ONU (Ada) grad.

I would recommend living in Shawnee or Lima proper - there are many nice areas in the city with beautiful historic homes (Market St. area) and there is a great brand new high school (Lima Senior).
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:21 PM
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Lime is precisely about where NYC is on the latitude line.
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Old 05-21-2009, 05:13 PM
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[quote=Dillon16;8867539]Moderator cut: personal attack

Thank you sir, for giving everyone an example of the point I made about Lima's educational system in my post on page 3! This guy's probably been through a Lima high school, and still doesn't (and likely never will) comprehend the most basic aspects of 3rd grade level spelling. In my post I'm not sure I mentioned anything about Lima's literacy level..

Thanks to everyone who has given me recognition for my summary of the town. And to Dillon16, thanks for that colorful private message, and for letting everyone on here know exactly the kind of people they can expect to make acquaintances with at Lombardo's and such places downtown.

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Old 07-20-2009, 01:47 PM
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I have lived in lima my whole life without any trouble at all. I live in a good neighborhood just like the majority of people in lima. The shootings you hear of in lima are usually in the same few areas and usually between rival drug dealers. I also don't think lima is boring, at least no more boring than any other town of the same size. Six golf courses within fifteen minutes of downtown. Many great parks, none of which have had any serious crimes in my twenty nine years. The allen county historical museum is awesome. The macdonnel house is a treasure. Great library. As far as shopping goes there isn't much you can get in any other city that you can't get right here in lima. Good restaurants. Chains and locally owned. Plenty of youth activities all year long. Public busing system. Taxi service. Brand new city schools. Hospitals that keep getting bigger. But the best thing about lima is all the people who live here and love it. Instead of leaving or complaining we stay and try to make it even better.
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Old 07-20-2009, 06:43 PM
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Lima also has three colleges. Three full size bowling alleys. Four gyms. Two of which are open twenty four hours a day. Traffic is good. Plenty of places to drink and mingle. You just have to spend a little time here to see is a good place. Don't just drive through and make a decision. Actually spend some time.
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