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smirkymonkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Dec-08-03 04:26 PM
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70. Best is NYC, although it is
getting much harder to live here.

Also best: San Francisco, Boston, Burlington, VT (have lived in all, like NYC the best)

Worst: (that I know of) Utica, Rome, Syracuse NY.
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  -What are the greatest and worst Cities in America? coloradodem2004  Dec-07-03 01:25 AM   #0 
  - best New york City/San Francisco  whirlygigspin   Dec-07-03 01:32 AM   #1 
  - Why Pittsburgh?  durutti   Dec-07-03 05:14 PM   #50 
     - Pittsburgh is a nice place, but we could use a better economy  JVS   Dec-08-03 03:12 PM   #60 
  - My 2 Cents!  MarianJack   Dec-07-03 01:40 AM   #2 
  - Portland is my home town...  SiobhanClancy   Dec-07-03 10:43 AM   #17 
  - Most hated - Philly, for the reason above  Ishoutandscream   Dec-09-03 12:18 PM   #103 
     - Take a Chill Pill!  MarianJack   Dec-10-03 05:58 AM   #119 
  - Best: Seattle, Portland  jsw_81   Dec-07-03 01:45 AM   #3 
  - Would you hush?!  geniph   Dec-08-03 03:03 PM   #57 
     - yeah no shit  1a2b3c   Dec-08-03 08:37 PM   #83 
  - I can tell you with authority that Richmond sucks  ProudGerman   Dec-07-03 01:46 AM   #4 
  - among small midwestern (or close) cities....  MinnFats   Dec-07-03 01:52 AM   #5 
  - Sioux Falls sucks, I agree.  northwest   Dec-07-03 04:22 PM   #38 
  - well, I spent a decade in Troy, New York, one year . . .  OneBlueSky   Dec-07-03 01:58 AM   #6 
  - Boy, did you nail that one!  Limbought   Dec-07-03 02:30 AM   #10 
  - Richmond, Va is The Worst  vadem0557   Dec-07-03 02:13 AM   #7 
  - The greatest is .......  Limbought   Dec-07-03 02:22 AM   #8 
  - Best: San Francisco, New York, Boston. Worst: Lawrence MA,  maveric   Dec-07-03 02:28 AM   #9 
  - And getting worse too-Poor Lawrence!  RationalRose   Dec-08-03 04:37 PM   #74 
  - Best: San Francisco  straitjacket bush   Dec-07-03 03:12 AM   #11 
  - Seattle, San Francisco, New York...  ldoolin   Dec-07-03 09:47 AM   #12 
  - Best: Boston and San Francisco, Worst:Houston  SiobhanClancy   Dec-07-03 09:49 AM   #13 
  - Best and worst  camero   Dec-07-03 10:04 AM   #14 
  - Rochester NY makes the best list?!  youngred   Dec-07-03 02:00 PM   #24 
  - My hometown :)  amandae   Dec-07-03 02:57 PM   #31 
  - mine too  youngred   Dec-07-03 04:24 PM   #39 
  - I think it's a pretty city  camero   Dec-07-03 03:58 PM   #37 
     - I love the snow, its the cold and lack of sun that get me  youngred   Dec-07-03 04:26 PM   #40 
        - I miss the snow  camero   Dec-07-03 04:27 PM   #41 
           - now that's harsh!  youngred   Dec-07-03 04:29 PM   #42 
              - That's florida for yah  camero   Dec-07-03 04:32 PM   #44 
  - Whoa! Rochester???????  Wcross   Dec-07-03 03:44 PM   #34 
  - Best: Boston, Denver  curse10   Dec-07-03 10:20 AM   #15 
  - Hey!  WorstPresidentEver   Dec-08-03 03:12 PM   #61 
  - Syracuse New York has to be THE ugliest, dirtiest, nastiest, most  radwriter0555   Dec-07-03 10:40 AM   #16 
  - Most of Upstate NY Could Use a Good Scrubbing  Crisco   Dec-07-03 05:18 PM   #52 
  - Yeah LA!!!  ronnykmarshall   Dec-09-03 11:57 AM   #99 
  - best - Burlington, Boston, San Francisco  fameless   Dec-07-03 11:04 AM   #18 
  - Best: Chicago; Worst: Green Bay  kanrok   Dec-07-03 11:55 AM   #19 
  - Best: Denver, Boston, New York , Honolulu (ok, I just like Hawaii  hlthe2b   Dec-07-03 11:58 AM   #20 
  - My three cents:  brainshrub   Dec-07-03 12:04 PM   #21 
  - S.D.  ldoolin   Dec-07-03 01:50 PM   #22 
  - Worst: Miami, Florida  RebelOne   Dec-07-03 01:56 PM   #23 
  - Best: Asheville, NC  DemoTex   Dec-07-03 02:12 PM   #25 
  - nice place  G_j   Dec-07-03 06:02 PM   #55 
  - I Luv Asheville  lotteandollie   Dec-09-03 04:10 PM   #115 
  - Worst: Little Rock & Atlanta  theorist   Dec-07-03 02:18 PM   #26 
  - Baltimore and Miami as the worst  jiacinto   Dec-07-03 02:36 PM   #27 
  - What's wrong with Baltimore? Its a real honest city.  mobuto   Dec-07-03 03:56 PM   #36 
     - My dad grew up in Baltimore  Zuni   Dec-08-03 08:27 PM   #80 
  - Kansas City as the worst ... San Diego as the best  amandae   Dec-07-03 02:48 PM   #28 
  - Hey! What's the problem with KC?  Musashi   Dec-09-03 11:32 AM   #96 
     - I agree, KC is a very nice City  RedEarth   Dec-10-03 08:49 AM   #124 
  - Best:  Blade   Dec-07-03 02:53 PM   #29 
  - I'll agree with one of your choices  MrsMatt   Dec-07-03 04:41 PM   #46 
  - Best/Worst Towns  roxdog   Dec-07-03 02:55 PM   #30 
  - Worst cities:  Confound_W   Dec-07-03 03:26 PM   #32 
  - (Quality of life) Best: Rochester, MN. Worst: East St. Louis, IL.  northwest   Dec-07-03 03:30 PM   #33 
  - Best city  MATTMAN   Dec-07-03 03:49 PM   #35 
  - Best: Portland, NYC, San Francisco, Chicago, Seattle, Minneapolis/St. Paul  HuckleB   Dec-07-03 04:32 PM   #43 
  - Portland, OR, to clarify... And, yes, us webfeet know the derivation...  HuckleB   Dec-07-03 04:45 PM   #47 
  - Houston  MegaDeuse3080   Dec-08-03 04:33 PM   #72 
     - Have you been to Phoenix?  HuckleB   Dec-08-03 08:40 PM   #84 
  - When you say Portland...  SiobhanClancy   Dec-07-03 04:40 PM   #45 
  - I don't know.  durutti   Dec-07-03 05:09 PM   #48 
  - Worst City: By far Hartford CT  thom1102   Dec-07-03 05:13 PM   #49 
  - Hartford is Godawful  mobuto   Dec-07-03 05:21 PM   #53 
  - St Louis gets a bad rap in the press but  ikojo   Dec-07-03 05:18 PM   #51 
  - my pix  Zuni   Dec-07-03 05:48 PM   #54 
  - Best: NYC and Chicago .........  Red_Storm   Dec-07-03 06:04 PM   #56 
  - Lahaina, Santa Cruz, Hana, Lihue, Key West  geniph   Dec-08-03 03:09 PM   #58 
  - Best: too many to choose from; Worst: Houston  Logansquare   Dec-08-03 03:12 PM   #59 
  - Best: Chicago Worse: Detroit-no contest  bif   Dec-08-03 03:14 PM   #62 
  - I love Detroit!  adriennel   Dec-08-03 03:47 PM   #63 
     - I've driven through Gary on the way to Chicago.  bif   Dec-08-03 03:53 PM   #65 
  - Gotta go with Portland, Oregon as the best --  TopesJunkie   Dec-08-03 03:51 PM   #64 
  - Best?  Bluzmann57   Dec-08-03 04:04 PM   #66 
  - Best: NY, San Diego, New Orleans. Worst: Philadelphia hands down.  ohiosmith   Dec-08-03 04:05 PM   #67 
  - Best Philly  blueraven95   Dec-08-03 04:18 PM   #68 
  - I LOVE PHILADELPHIA!!!  LynneSin   Dec-09-03 09:16 AM   #93 
  - I like  bratcatinok   Dec-08-03 04:26 PM   #69 
  - Best is NYC, although it is  smirkymonkey   Dec-08-03 04:26 PM   #70 
  - Colorado Springs Has to be One Of The WORST  CO Liberal   Dec-08-03 04:30 PM   #71 
  - Yeah, but Steamboat Springs is fabulous.  RebelOne   Dec-09-03 12:09 PM   #101 
  - Best: Boston, NYC, San Francisco Worst: Grand Rapids, MI Houston  RationalRose   Dec-08-03 04:35 PM   #73 
  - I don't travel much but will still add to the conversation  VermontDem2004   Dec-08-03 04:39 PM   #75 
  - Best is Annapolis, Worst is Cleveland  ThomWV   Dec-08-03 04:47 PM   #76 
  - I live in Annapolis  Zuni   Dec-08-03 08:30 PM   #81 
  - Thanks for judging a place having never visited.  GOPisEvil   Dec-09-03 08:07 AM   #90 
  - Worst = Anything in Rhode Island or LA. Best = Boulder, Pittsburgh, Portln  Township75   Dec-08-03 05:00 PM   #77 
  - Kick*  Township75   Dec-08-03 05:50 PM   #78 
  - Best - San Francisco, Worst - Detroilet  RatTerrier   Dec-08-03 07:33 PM   #79 
  - Detroit blows I agree  bif   Dec-08-03 08:34 PM   #82 
  - I am going to have to disagree here. I don't live here by choice, but  MrsGrumpy   Dec-09-03 09:26 AM   #94 
     - "Nice place to live but I wouldn't want to visit it."  bif   Dec-09-03 12:31 PM   #106 
  - I'm with you on Houston  Capn Sunshine   Dec-08-03 08:44 PM   #85 
  - Best: L.A., San Francisco and San Diego  Lindsey   Dec-08-03 11:55 PM   #86 
     - San Francisco the worst, San Diego the best  Hypoxis   Dec-09-03 08:05 AM   #87 
        - I've had the opposite experience.  HuckleB   Dec-09-03 09:14 AM   #92 
        - I've lived in both cities.  ronnykmarshall   Dec-09-03 12:04 PM   #100 
  - Best: Boston Worst: NYC  Loonman   Dec-09-03 08:06 AM   #88 
  - dupe  Loonman   Dec-09-03 08:06 AM   #89 
  - Austin Tx for the greatest for me  bearfan454   Dec-09-03 08:16 AM   #91 
  - Hard to choose  skippysmom   Dec-09-03 11:24 AM   #95 
  - Dallas!  the_boxer_   Dec-09-03 11:48 AM   #97 
  - God bless you. Prepared to be flamed  Ishoutandscream   Dec-09-03 12:20 PM   #104 
  - Really? Why?  the_boxer_   Dec-10-03 08:08 AM   #122 
  - Well ... not quite.  TEXASYANKEE   Dec-09-03 03:11 PM   #111 
  - Best NYC/SF  ronnykmarshall   Dec-09-03 11:54 AM   #98 
  - Best: LA (natch), Santa Cruz, San Francisco, Philadelphia  tishaLA   Dec-09-03 12:15 PM   #102 
  - Chicago is the BEST, Cleveland has much to be desired  corarose   Dec-09-03 12:20 PM   #105 
  - Swingos??  ronnykmarshall   Dec-09-03 12:36 PM   #107 
  - Best: New Bedford, MA. Worst, hell I don't know.  BigMcLargehuge   Dec-09-03 12:46 PM   #108 
  - I love New Bedford,too...  SiobhanClancy   Dec-09-03 03:42 PM   #114 
  - Don't know where you're from or at  BigMcLargehuge   Dec-09-03 04:17 PM   #116 
     - Falamos Portugues?  RationalRose   Dec-10-03 08:59 AM   #127 
  - Interviewed for a job there once...  skippysmom   Dec-10-03 07:49 AM   #121 
  - Worst: SALT LAKE CITY  skibunny4dean   Dec-09-03 12:51 PM   #109 
  - I lived in New Orleans  pdx_prog   Dec-09-03 01:47 PM   #110 
  - Best/Worst  kyrasdad   Dec-09-03 03:20 PM   #112 
  - Best: Minneapolis, Chicago, San Francisco. Worst: Dallas, Detroit, Houston  northwest   Dec-09-03 03:24 PM   #113 
  - Worst? Celebration, Florida  philosophie_en_rose   Dec-09-03 04:29 PM   #117 
  - kick  Musashi   Dec-10-03 03:24 AM   #118 
  - Midland/Odessa, TX- Armpit of the world  JCMach1   Dec-10-03 06:01 AM   #120 
  - Loved reading all these...  EmmaP   Dec-10-03 08:44 AM   #123 
  - LA and Houston Worst...Pittsburgh and Boulder I like  bleedingheart   Dec-10-03 08:49 AM   #125 
  - my $0.02  LuCifer   Dec-10-03 08:54 AM   #126 
 

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