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Old February 10th, 2009, 01:34 AM   #1
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America's 10 Most Miserable Cities

Gotta Love Forbes Rankings. Now for the top 10 Most Miserable Cities in the United States-

#1- Stockton, California
#2- Memphis, Tennessee
#3- Chicago, Illinois
#4- Cleveland, Ohio
#5- Modesto, California
#6- Flint, Michigan
#7- Detroit, Michigan
#8- Buffalo, New York
#9- Miami, Florida
#10- St. Louis, Missouri

Memphis really surprised me...they seemed to have based their ranking totally on the fact of high taxes.

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-Fairfax County-1,130,000
--Virginia Beach-448,000
---Norfolk-246,000
----Chesapeake-230,000
-----Richmond-214,000
------Arlington-208,000
-------Newport News-182,000
--------Alexandria-149,000
---------Hampton-136,000
----------Roanoke-98,000
-----------Portsmouth-96,000
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Old February 10th, 2009, 01:47 AM   #2
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Stockton really is a terrible place.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 02:01 AM   #3
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Chicago...lol.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 02:59 AM   #4
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chicago? lol Forbes needs to be put out of its misery
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Old February 10th, 2009, 03:19 AM   #5
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Based on bad weather, high unemployment, and government scandal I believe they said.
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-Fairfax County-1,130,000
--Virginia Beach-448,000
---Norfolk-246,000
----Chesapeake-230,000
-----Richmond-214,000
------Arlington-208,000
-------Newport News-182,000
--------Alexandria-149,000
---------Hampton-136,000
----------Roanoke-98,000
-----------Portsmouth-96,000
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Old February 10th, 2009, 07:09 AM   #6
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Forbes sucks
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Old February 10th, 2009, 07:15 AM   #7
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*SNORT*
Ooooooh Forbes. Always good for a laugh!
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Old February 10th, 2009, 10:01 AM   #8
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Stockton really is a terrible place.
ya stockton/modesto is prolly worst place in cali. i had to spend a few months in tracy for work a few years ago. it was an awful experience.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 11:15 AM   #9
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These sort of lists are a dime a dozen.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 06:26 PM   #10
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How can anyone be miserable in Miami?
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Old February 10th, 2009, 06:36 PM   #11
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Trust me, Trust me, trust me... it is possible. It is not like it is on TV. It really is horrible down here sometimes.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 06:45 PM   #12
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Miami has bad traffic, bad crime, and a terrible housing market right now.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 07:02 PM   #13
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How can anyone be miserable in Miami?
who could ever live there...

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Old February 10th, 2009, 08:39 PM   #14
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Miami looks so lovely with that rocky shoreline and mountains in the background.
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Old February 10th, 2009, 10:55 PM   #15
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I was thinkin the same thing Jenn
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Old February 11th, 2009, 03:44 AM   #16
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Miami looks so lovely with that rocky shoreline and mountains in the background.
There's stuff in the background?
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Old February 11th, 2009, 03:52 AM   #17
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Stockton doesn't surprise me one bit. I remember reading somewhere that it was the most corrupt city in California, if not west of the Mississippi. Every time I drive through there, I see homes and buildings in such disrepair it makes Watts or Compton look like Malibu or San Francisco. They oughta just tear it all down (except for some of those cool Art Deco buildings they have) and just start over.
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Old February 11th, 2009, 03:59 AM   #18
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We made Top Ten! Woo-hoo!
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Old February 11th, 2009, 05:09 AM   #19
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We made Top Ten! Woo-hoo!
Not only that, bad you were the only metro to score in the bottom for every field lol. Oh well, I like St. Louis : )
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Old February 11th, 2009, 05:44 AM   #20
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Cough...Northern Alaska...
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