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      09-20-2013, 12:28 PM   #89
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Plus everyone knows NYC is the best city in the world anyways.

Everywhere else is Cowtown, USA.

Puhlease....Everyone is wrong. Everyone ought to know that Burlington, ON (Canada) is the very best city in the world.

One of the things that makes it way better than Houston is that Litos doesn't live in Burlington. Can we all agree that makes it superior right there?
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      09-20-2013, 12:30 PM   #90
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Puhlease....Everyone is wrong. Everyone ought to know that Burlington, ON (Canada) is the very best city in the world.

One of the things that makes it way better than Houston is that Litos doesn't live in Burlington. Can we all agree that makes it superior right there?
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      09-20-2013, 12:33 PM   #91
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Puhlease....Everyone is wrong. Everyone ought to know that Burlington, ON (Canada) is the very best city in the world.

One of the things that makes it way better than Houston is that Litos doesn't live in Burlington. Can we all agree that makes it superior right there?
agreed.......
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      09-20-2013, 12:35 PM   #92
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dude, what are you talking about !?!?

every city does that !!!!!

where do you think population density data comes from !?!?

those aren't cities. those are metro areas.

here's some population densities of cities
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...lation_density
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The people that posted that nonsense are just idiots, plain and simple. But to suggest that it is a rampant problem is a bit of a stretch.

Hell, some people that I know that could probably be considered somewhat racist based on previous statements they have made only said one thing about her winning.

"Damn, she's pretty hot."
although the tweets represent a minority, I don't think they should be ignored. the worst part is that we pride ourselves on having access and freedom to information. we have a plethora of resources: schools, teachers, professors, libraries, books, internet, etc. theres no excuse for being so fucking stupid. you really have to actively keep yourself uneducated to get to that level.

it's understandable to be ignorant in a poor and/or restrictive country, but this shit shouldn't be happening here.

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although the tweets represent a minority, I don't think they should be ignored. the worst part is that we pride ourselves on having access and freedom to information. we have a plethora of resources: teachers, professors, libraries, books, internet, etc. theres no excuse for being so fucking stupid. you really have to actively keep yourself uneducated to get to that level.

it's understandable to be ignorant in a poor and/or restrictive country, but this shit shouldn't be happening here.
never been to the inner city?

and apparently hick areas even worse..

'cred': 3yrs south-side Chi-town baby
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never been to the inner city?

and apparently hick areas even worse..

'cred': 3yrs south-side Chi-town baby
went to an inner city high school. we still had internet and a library. san Francisco prob isn't as bad though

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Man so about stuff about Dallas and Houston. I feel like I am going to the wrong city for Halloween. Austin.
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Man so about stuff about Dallas and Houston. I feel like I am going to the wrong city for Halloween. Austin.
i would say the "party goer density" is greater in a smaller Austin that Houston or Dallas lol.

Austin is a gimmicky college town - lots of smoking hot dumb Longhorns flood the streets every weekend to hipster out and relax.

you'll have fun in Austin, definitely.
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those aren't cities. those are metro areas.

here's some population densities of cities
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of...lation_density
and that somewhat proves my point.

Houston isn't even on the list - and it proves what i've been saying all along - it's definitely less dense than Boston, Philly, Chicago and Miami, EVEN THOUGH we have more people than Boston, Philly and Miami....
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and that somewhat proves my point.

Houston isn't even on the list - and it proves what i've been saying all along - it's definitely less dense than Boston, Philly, Chicago and Miami, EVEN THOUGH we have more people than Boston, Philly and Miami....
I wasn't trying to say that Houston isn't dense. my point was that cities don't purposely extend their borders to skew population density numbers. theres separate data for city and metro area.
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I wasn't trying to say that Houston isn't dense. my point was that cities don't purposely extend their borders to skew population density numbers. theres separate data for city and metro area.
and i doubt there's anything concrete that really proves either method skews the numbers drastically one way or the other.....

Houston, ya'll.....

Miss Murica, ya'll.....

Density, etc, ya'll.....
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I'd give Miss 'Murica some density....,
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      09-20-2013, 02:24 PM   #102
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and that somewhat proves my point.

Houston isn't even on the list - and it proves what i've been saying all along - it's definitely less dense than Boston, Philly, Chicago and Miami, EVEN THOUGH we have more people than Boston, Philly and Miami....
My point is, who gives a shit about how large the CITY limits are when when the land area around the city, that makes up 3x the sq miles as the city limit sq miles, calls themselves the city. If you expand the city of Tampa limits to include the unincorporated areas around it, you'd have essentially the same population as Houston and obviously the same density since the size would be about the same. What difference does it make? There is NO difference. Except all the police cars in Houston say Houston PD.

The only difference between where i live and living inside the city limits are 3 things.

Different law enforcement agency.

Different address for waste collection.

Different permitting office.

That's all. Other than that, for all intents and purposes, i live in Tampa, and my address proves it. (even though i don't live in the city limits)
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and i doubt there's anything concrete that really proves either method skews the numbers drastically one way or the other.....

Houston, ya'll.....

Miss Murica, ya'll.....

Density, etc, ya'll.....
what? its not a different method. same method applied to a different area. if you compare a city whose area is as large as another city's entire metro area, is that really an apples to apples comparison? not even sure why density is such an issue or how this got brought up lol
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i would say the "party goer density" is greater in a smaller Austin that Houston or Dallas lol.

Austin is a gimmicky college town - lots of smoking hot dumb Longhorns flood the streets every weekend to hipster out and relax.

you'll have fun in Austin, definitely.
Exactly what I need after a rough break-up! Buddy goes to school there.
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Plus everyone knows NYC is the best city in the world anyways.

Everywhere else is Cowtown, USA.
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I'd give Miss 'Murica some density....,
LMFAO.
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Man so about stuff about Dallas and Houston. I feel like I am going to the wrong city for Halloween. Austin.
Yea, you're going to have a blast in Austin. Dirty 6th is packed from sidewalk to sidewalk on Halloween. It's one of the busiest nights of the year which is saying a lot.

There is no better place to party within a 3 miles radius in Texas than in downtown Austin.
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Do any of these towns offer a nearby curvey road to drive on? Beautiful forest? A ski area? Anything besides oppressive weather? You know...like most towns in the rocky mountains on west?

So...Miss America
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If you expand the city of Tampa limits to include the unincorporated areas around it, you'd have essentially the same population as Houston and obviously the same density since the size would be about the same.
HAHAHAHAA!!!!! no you wouldn't !!!!!

you could take Tampa, Orlando and every single little bitty farm town in that spread and there STILL wouldn't be as many people as Houston has in it.

are you high right now !?!?
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what? its not a different method. same method applied to a different area. if you compare a city whose area is as large as another city's entire metro area, is that really an apples to apples comparison? not even sure why density is such an issue or how this got brought up lol
because someone tried to express a false fact that "there are so many people in Houston that everyone is all over eachother".

Houston residents are not all over eachother because of how huge the city actually is in square mileage....

Houston addresses stretch about 40 miles in either direction - north, south, east, west

Philly and Boston aren't probably 40 miles wide COMBINED !!!!
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