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Old June 24th, 2013 (05:39 PM).
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Old June 24th, 2013 (05:42 PM).
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Dat inspiration.

New York City? Yeah, I'm definitely proud. We've managed to reduce crime in this place so much, it really astounds me sometimes. It's also just really well known, so maybe I'm a little biased? Hah, but yeah. NYC is my baby.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (05:46 PM).
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Sydney is actually one of the cooler parts of Australia to live in, and anyone who follows the Olympics would know it cuz it hosted the Olympics in 2000, which were apparently the first ones I ever watched on TV. Some people think it's weird because it has a bridge that looks like a giant coathanger but it's a very iconic part of Australia but it's a really great tourist destination. I only live like two suburbs south of the city area itself but I still do live fairly close. And also it's home to some of Australia's most famous beaches as well!

I think it's a great part of Australia to live in, and I wouldn't have liked living anywhere else.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (06:17 PM).
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Yes,i am..it's a beautiful city and a peaceful place by the shore of the sea,is there any better?? ..the only thing i hate about it that it gets sooo quite in winter.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (06:23 PM).
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Quote originally posted by Hikari10:
Sydney is actually one of the cooler parts of Australia to live in, and anyone who follows the Olympics would know it cuz it hosted the Olympics in 2000, which were apparently the first ones I ever watched on TV. Some people think it's weird because it has a bridge that looks like a giant coathanger but it's a very iconic part of Australia but it's a really great tourist destination. I only live like two suburbs south of the city area itself but I still do live fairly close. And also it's home to some of Australia's most famous beaches as well!

I think it's a great part of Australia to live in, and I wouldn't have liked living anywhere else.
Proud of Sydney? The harbour is pretty scenic I guess. It's ok, but we do have pretty outdated public transport and congestion, and if you watch ACA us young people are all binge drinkers who go to the city every night, get blind wasted and cause inebriated havoc. That's not great. Some Sydney residents are not exactly the most amazing types (esshayz lads) and all that. Education here is ok, but god so many kids can't read. Then again, I live in the Western Suburbs (I'm not a bogan, honest!) so my view will be different from yours though. But every time I go to the CBD it is pleasant and a fun adventure, there are many worse places I could live in honestly, and every time I tell foreigners I live here they have a positive reaction, so yes I'm sort of proud to live in Sydney Quality of life here is pretty darn good!

Edit: I also like the weather (yes,even now :D)
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Old June 24th, 2013 (06:26 PM).
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I'm from Detroit and I am not proud of it. It's bankrupt and crime is insanely high, there isn't much to be proud of.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (06:27 PM).
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Montreal? It's not bad. Lots and lots of events during both winter and summer (Obviously there's more in summer, but wtv :])

Thing I hate? Expensive public transport fee and they're not reliable at times you need them to be and always constructions going around in Montreal so it's hard to drive around. But security wise, it's really nice. We've had 12 murders since January which isn't so bad right? Compared to other cities.

We have a good number of malls here and it's also home to the biggest underground mall in the world (Which is getting boring for me now, since I go there often)

But Montreal is a nice place for both living here and visiting, I like my city and I'm not planning on moving to another city, I wanna stay here :3
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Old June 24th, 2013 (07:05 PM).
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Old June 24th, 2013 (07:08 PM).
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I'm quite proud of my hometown, regardless of whatever happened to my city.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (08:50 PM).
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I was born in a farming town with 300 people....I miss it. The best childhood anyone could ever have.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (09:07 PM).
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Since my hometown is basically a gang infested trashheap nowadays I wouldn't say that I'm proud of it in the slightest.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (09:39 PM).
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My hometown of Hines Creek? A place where farmers and drunks collide. Nothing more to say, really.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (09:53 PM).
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Hm.

My hometown is full of drunks and junkies. As in, people who are just really stupid and...yeah.

I'm not really proud, but home is home, and that's what counts.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (09:53 PM).
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My hometown of Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico...

Not so much, actually. Lately crime has been a huge factor there, and traffic is effing horrible. So no. I hate it there sooo much.
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Old June 24th, 2013 (11:53 PM).
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not anymore, as crime/homeless is really high in my home town.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (12:13 AM).
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Woodbridge, the suburbs of Toronto. I think the only annoying thing I could say about it are the bad public transportation, and the parking-lot loiterers, and the spoiled kids, but everything else is really nice. In retrospect, the cons aren't even that bad at all. Especially with having Toronto right closeby, it's easy to go into the city if you wanted to have a day out or find something you needed. I'm proud of it and I miss it.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (12:18 AM). Edited June 25th, 2013 by Playful_Weasel.
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I have not been to my hometown in over 17 years, Anaheim CA (which is a suburb of Los Angeles), so I don't know how its changed for the good or bad, so when I was there I was young so I remember very little of it. I can't rate my hometown at all. I would love to go back and visit some day.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (01:17 AM).
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My hometown is St.Louis, Missouri which I still live in today. I would say I'm proud of living there for the most part. Crime rate there is a bit lower it seems than it was, but it consistently has been placed as the most dangerous city in US, but it hasn't been as bad as it used to be it seems. Though I haven't witnessed as much crime in my area of the city. One plus is that traffic's pretty good here. While I wouldn't say it isn't non-existent, it's not as bad as some cities. It's easy to get from one place to another without much delay. Though some time you might have be stuck in jam, but they only last 2-5 minutes tops. One thing I love about St. Louis is there's many fun things to do that are free. We have a free zoo, a free art museum, free science museum and planetarium, free history museum , and an outdoor musical theatre that has 1500 free seats and with 11000 seats in the largest outdoor theatre in the nation, also known as The Muny. The Muny is rather famous too cause there's been numerous numbers of celebrities who's appeared in shows. For example , John O Hurley from Seinfeld, was in their performance of Spamalot and played King Arthur too, the main role. I went last Monday and it was excellent! And Phyllis Smith from The Office is gonna be in an upcoming version of the musical Nunsance .Plus we have The Cardinals, the most decorated and most successful baseball team in all of MLB history with eleven World Series championships, 18 National League pennants, and ten division titles.

So overall, I would say I'm proud for most part, though there's some things like crime , I'm not so happy of.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (02:57 AM).
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My hometown is Tampa, in which I reside now in one of its many suburbs. I am not proud of it because I've lived here my entire life, but I at least know my way around the city without a GPS.

However, I guess what makes me proud is that crime in Tampa is nothing like crime in the neighboring county of Polk, where crime is tremendous.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (03:37 AM).
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When I was less than a year old, I moved away from my hometown and never re-visited for much time, so I don't think I have a good opinion on it. Although for the next five years I lived in a place of extreme awesomeness and stuffz. Added to that was natural beauty and having an actual garden, as well as befriending a wild peacock. Nostalgia hits me all day long
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Old June 25th, 2013 (06:05 AM).
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Depends on which one I count. I don't remember living in Brooklyn all too well because I was so young, but I certainly don't take pride in the craphole where I grew up in SC (not gonna name the actual city). Actually, all of SC is a craphole.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (06:11 AM).
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I used to be, but not now. It used to be a beautiful community with everything you needed. Next thing I know I am standing in a wasteland of drunkies, weirdo's and most probably perverts.

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Old June 25th, 2013 (06:42 AM). Edited July 30th, 2013 by Sableye~.
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Half of that city is all scenic and stuff. The rest is a crime-ridden mess. I'm from somewhere in between those places haha.
But yeah sure. It's a pretty cool place, so long as you someone isn't mugging you. {:

If you mean where I live now, it's pretty uninteresting. The occasional drug bust or shooting. It really isn't the kind of place where you want to be alone at night. Especially in a nearby forest. That's one of those places you avoid going to alone at all costs, no matter what time of day. >_<
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Old June 25th, 2013 (09:16 AM).
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My hometown is a little, rich, exurban town in the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and Saint Paul) area. I like the town, and it's not a terrible place to live, but it's so far from everything that I'd like to move to a larger town that actually has some public transportation. They're not terrible at planning for future growth, but the people refuse to support any sort of mass-transit in the area, so that will probably come back to bite them in the rear at some point.

The Twin Cities as a whole, however, are something I am very proud of, given the fact that there is a lot of intercity cooperation on how things should develop regionally, including various rail lines, with many of those proposals actually starting to get done this decade. It's also a pretty nice place to live, even in the worst neighborhoods.
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Old June 25th, 2013 (09:27 AM).
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I'm neutral on Denver. I grew up in a quiet and older neighborhood so it wasn't too bad. Some of the city is pretty while others looked like a steaming pile of crap (some just left there to rot.) I might be returning to it eventually whether I like it or not, but I prefer where I am now.
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