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America's 20 Most Miserable Cities

Old Feb 12th 2011, 1:22 pm
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From forbes.com.

Most of the top 10 in CA, mainly in the Central Valley. Lots more in FL.
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Originally Posted by nettlebed View Post
From forbes.com.

Most of the top 10 in CA, mainly in the Central Valley. Lots more in FL.
My hometown is #12.
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Old Feb 12th 2011, 4:24 pm
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Quite surprised with that, would have thought there would be a bigger mix, and perhaps Detroit being higher with perhaps a few more mill towns like Buffalo.
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My hometown is #12.
Mine is 2nd - beat you! I'm so much less miserable now that I've won something.
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Old Feb 12th 2011, 7:15 pm
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Our closest city for shopping is #1 How depressing is that.
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Originally Posted by nettlebed View Post
From forbes.com.

Most of the top 10 in CA, mainly in the Central Valley. Lots more in FL.
I hear Janis Joplin singing about "somewhere near Salinas" and Linda Ronstadt singing about "Tehachipi to Tonopah."


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I'm surprised Chicago is # 7 and Cleveland # 10. I thought Cleveland would be more miserable than Chicago. They both have horrible winters, but I think unemployment is higher here.
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No surprise that the Central Valley is so well represented. It really is an armpit.
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Yeah No mention of Houston...woop-woop
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I see Modesto ranked No 4 and as I stated in another thread Stockon was my worst choice in the US next to Bloomington Illinois....what I do find strange is because of my work I travel all over the US and as much as I think most of Modesto is a dump,its the Ritz next to some cities/towns that I visit luckily I live in the very far suburbs on the good side of town so I guess I don't get to see the violent areas much like Ceres and the connecting hovels!

I do know that I would rather be in Modesto then Stockton,Fresno,Bakersfield thats a dead cert.
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I ended up in the #1 city this afternoon Ds needed work pants. Now I know it's number 1 I somehow could see all the complaints better, it's never been that great IMO but holy cow it's an armpit Giantaxe is so right. Ds and I were joking about it while we shopped, If I never go there again I'll be happy, I must be more picky about my shopping areas
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I ended up in the #1 city this afternoon Ds needed work pants. Now I know it's number 1 I somehow could see all the complaints better, it's never been that great IMO but holy cow it's an armpit Giantaxe is so right. Ds and I were joking about it while we shopped, If I never go there again I'll be happy, I must be more picky about my shopping areas
The only good thing about Stockton is the Super Wal-Mart lol....yes I admit I like to have a nose there every so often.
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The only good thing about Stockton is the Super Wal-Mart lol....yes I admit I like to have a nose there every so often.
Thats where we went, Ds was practically hyperventilating in there he hates it when it's so busy. Poor guy. Then he was complaining cause he couldn't understand anyone speaking I told him he should have done Spanish in school not French They were out of his size in the Dickies work pants so that made his day
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Thats where we went, Ds was practically hyperventilating in there he hates it when it's so busy. Poor guy. Then he was complaining cause he couldn't understand anyone speaking I told him he should have done Spanish in school not French They were out of his size in the Dickies work pants so that made his day
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Yeah No mention of Houston...woop-woop
Or Texas at all for that matter ... MWA HA HA HA HA
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