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Old 06-20-2007, 06:01 PM   #11
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I live in Syracuse NY.
We've got the same idiots at the DOT here. Last year I posted about the detour sign on the highway being AFTER the exit they wanted you to use; they did the same thing again this year.
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Let'* see, well my town.......Has a population of 3,500, which is about to drop by 800 when Canfor closes........We have 2 stop lights in town that are always green.......The nearest Wal-mart is 2 hours away, the nearest Costco is 2 hours away......we pay $4.55 for a jug of milk (thats Canadian, you do the math)........... the nearest hospital is 2 hours away, the nearest GOOD hospital is 8 hours away........When we have road kill, usually someone gets killed when they hit the animal, because it outweighs their car......We have potholes that eat cars........we have road reports every morning, noon and night because the weather changes so fast that a road may be open one minute and the next it will be closed due to frost heaves, or avalanche, or rock slides.....One section of the road is so bad, people have been known to stop and check their tires because they think they have a flat.......And here is the kicker, there is one road into town, and one road out, and they are both the same road, yes folks, you need to get off the main highway to get to my town and the road ENDS at my town, there is NOTHING after my town.......But my town is very safe, no one just comes to town, they come here for a reason. It is pretty, and the people are friendly, we have great schools and a great community center. I really like my town.
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because I was lazy I copied this off of wikipedia Yeah, were more than just cars here



Detroit (IPA: [dɪˈtʰɹɔɪt]) (French: Détroit, meaning strait, pronounced [detʁwa] is the largest city in the U.*. state of Michigan and the seat of Wayne County. Detroit is a major port city located north of Windsor, Ontario, on the Detroit River, in the Midwest region of the United States. It is known as the world'* traditional automotive center and an important source of popular music, legacies celebrated by the city'* two familiar nicknames, Motor City and Motown.Founded in 1701 by the Frenchman Antoine de Cadillac, the city was called the Paris of the West in the late nineteenth century for its architecture. Other nicknames emerged in the twentieth century, including Rock City, The D, D-Town, Hockeytown, and The 313 (its area code).[5]

In 2005, Detroit ranked as the United States' eleventh most populous city, with 886,675 residents. The name Detroit sometimes refers to the metro Detroit area, a sprawling region with a population of 4,468,966 for the Metropolitan Statistical Area and a population of 5,410,014 for the nine county Combined Statistical Area as of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates. The Windsor-Detroit area, a critical commercial link straddling the Canada-U.*. border, has a total population of about 6,000,000. Detroit'* urbanized area population sat at 3,903,377 as of 2000, ranking it ninth largest in the United States.
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story of my town...we have the mall of america :P
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Baldwin/whitehouse area-where i spend most of my time, not that much goes on. its a country area, full of rednecks, mudholes, and fishing spots. Whitehouse is starting to grow though, with 2 strip malls, 2 hotels, a winn-dixie, and a few places to eat.

Jacksonville-big city of the area. Duval County was consolidated a long time ago to make all of the county Jacksonville except for the beaches and Baldwin. We have the most square milage for parks in the country, and we are the largest city in the country (sq. miles). Our crime rate is skyrocketing on the Northside. It is almost out of control. Our local "gangsta'*" are starting to call the area "da bang em" florida....its getting out of hand.

I stick to the westside which is Baldwin/whitehouse. Its quiet out here. The only gunshots are aimed at wildlife.
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I moved to NY when I was 12. Lived in Oswego Ny. There is a college (whoopie) The best thing is when I moved there we were told Oswego Ny was in the guiness book for Most bars per capita. You couldn't walk more than 2 blocks in any direction in the city limits without hitting a bar.

Not sure if it'* true but was funny.
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Syracuse... and why haven't we met yet? LOL

Seriously My brother lived in Oswego and thats still true,seems like bars are everywhere, but when he lived in Canton it was just as bad. It must be true of most college towns.
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dude the roads dont suck just cause you live in lancaster... the roads suck cause you live in OHIO.... i dont think i have even been on a good road (bsides a fresh paved on) ohio have the worst roads i have seen from ANY state and ive been to alota them!!!
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dude the roads dont suck just cause you live in lancaster... the roads suck cause you live in OHIO.... i dont think i have even been on a good road (bsides a fresh paved on) ohio have the worst roads i have seen from ANY state and ive been to alota them!!!
pennsylvania, ohio and west virginia FTL!!!!
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My town Well the largest construction company jst went on strike they are doing 90% of the road work and well now there on strike, But its not like thats a problem since the roads weren't that great anyways.

from wikipedia

Cornwall is a port-of-entry into Canada connected to the USA at Roosevelttown, near the municipalities of Massena, New York and Malone, New York, via the Three Nations Crossing Bridge (formerly known as the Seaway International Bridge), which crosses the St. Lawrence River and Cornwall Island, located within the Ontario portion of Akwesasne.[citation needed]

Cornwall was once home to a thriving cotton processing industry. Courtaulds Canada Inc.’* rayon manufacturing mill operated until 1992 at one point employing almost 3,000. Domtar, a Quebec-based company operated a paper mill in the city for nearly one-hundred years, ceasing operations on March 31, 2006. At its peak, Domtar employed nearly 1,500 employees. In addition, Canadian Industries Limited (C.I.L.), now Pioneer Chemicals, has operated a plant in Cornwall since 1935.[citation needed]

Cornwall'* industrial base has now shifted to a more diversified mix of manufacturing, automotive, high tech, food processing, contact centres and materials handling. The City hosts the largest Wal-Mart distribution centre in Canada, its massive 1.5 million square foot facility employing nearly 1000 people. Furthermore, StarTek and Teleperformance both operate call centres in Cornwall, each of which provides in excess of 500 jobs. Cornwall'* unemployment rate, now hovers at 7.9%.[citation needed]

A 2006 study of similar Ontario municipalities ranks Cornwall as one of the highest taxed in almost all categories[3].

MoneySense magazine rated Cornwall as Canada'* 74th best city in May, 2007[4].

and we have some pretty famous people from here as well

# Barstool Prophets 3/4 members of popular Canadian rock band hailed from Cornwall where the band had its start (Glenn Forrester, Graham Greer, Bobby Tamas)
# Malcolm Burn, musician and record producer
# Peter Gatien, New York nightlife impressario.
# Ryan Gosling, actor, Oscar nominee
# Chad Kilger, Toronto Maple Leafs player
# Ed "Newsy" Lalonde, who captained the Montreal Canadiens in the 1910s and helped the team win its first Stanley Cup in 1918
# John Sandfield Macdonald, prominent lawyer and the first Premier of Ontario
# Nathan Phillips, the Toronto mayor who was affectionately known as "mayor of all the people"
# John Wensink, former left-winger for the Boston Bruins
# Lori Dupuis, Olympic gold & silver medalist

Oh and DID I mention CHEAP SMOKES AND WHAT EVER ELSE LMAO
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