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Old 08-02-2016, 02:34 PM
 
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Just a bunch of concrete sky scrapers in the city centre does not make a city for me. Great cities have their individual characteristics that develop over time. It's almost like all the cities use the same template.
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:39 PM
 
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Total BS, NYC and Philly look way different from each other despite being 2 hours away from each other
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:42 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Gilead
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Most of America sold its soul to automobile suburbia in the mid 20th century. Cities that used to be unique and that once had character have been demolished for parking lots and glass office towers. Places that were designed for living have been replaced by places designed for people to work and then commute home to suburbia at the end of the day.

The cities that did not sell themselves out are among the most sought after in the U.S. today.
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:43 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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Troll post...?
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:45 PM
 
Location: Rochester NY
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Just a bunch of concrete sky scrapers in the city centre does not make a city for me. Great cities have their individual characteristics that develop over time. It's almost like all the cities use the same template.
Is that such a bad thing? They may look similar but I'm sure most people here can tell major city skylines apart from each other. How else should a city look?
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:49 PM
 
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Troll post...?
Ever been to Oklahoma City?
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:51 PM
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Ever been to Oklahoma City?
Yes, but Oklahoma City looks nothing like L.A. or New York... or even Dallas.
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:56 PM
 
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Yes, but Oklahoma City looks nothing like L.A. or New York... or even Dallas.
But it looks nearly identical to Sherman or Denton or Waco or Amarillo, or even suburban places in the metroplex like Arlington.
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Old 08-02-2016, 02:59 PM
 
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But it looks nearly identical to Sherman or Denton or Waco or Amarillo, or even suburban places in the metroplex like Arlington.
You know you could do this for Asian cities too? Honestly, a lot of European cities look alike too.
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Old 08-02-2016, 03:18 PM
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But it looks nearly identical to Sherman or Denton or Waco or Amarillo, or even suburban places in the metroplex like Arlington.
So we're comparing suburbs and small towns, now...?

I don't like OKC, but I can even acknowledge that it's an actual city.

Btw, I mean that this was a troll THREAD, not post.
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