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SILVERLAKE said:
BACK TO WHAT YOU ASKED ABOUT. LA'S ONLY BIG PROBLEM IS TRAFFIC AND CONGESTION, OTHER THAN THAT IT IS A GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT GREAT PLACE TO LIVE. THE TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND DENSITY IS PARTLY DUE TO THE FACT THAT IT IS SUCH A GREAT PLACE TO BE.
You are seriously the most unique person I have ever seen online. It's too bad you can't take that positive attitude and extend it to your country. Why does it always have to be self centered? You always talk about how diverse and sophisticated your city is yet you just make up weird ignorant, unsophisticated, uncultured stuff about other places. Like Chicago for instance. What's your obsession with Chicago.
 

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This is hilarious!

By the way, I lived in Los Angeles and didn't really like it. I didn't like the smog. I didn't like the fact that it's not a fun city to walk around in. I like East coast beaches more than West Coast beaches. There's practically no good pizza in L.A. (That, my friend, is a huge drawback!) I also like east Coast attitude more than the west coast attitude, overall.

But, L.A. has nice weather. Some funky neighborhoods to hang out and shop in and you're not living on top of eachother like you are in New York. If you're into the whole hollywood scene it can be exciting.

I'd suggest visiting for a while before you make a decision.

Out of curiosity, what are the main problems you're finding with New York?

Personally, I think I would have liked L.A. better if I was in some sort of aspect of show business .
 

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Here's a suggestion for you, stop bitchin about NY and it's problems and move back to Tennessee if you don't like it.......You know you just started to thread to start shit. Know you have an excellent day!!! :wave:
The only reason I started this thread is to gain insight into things that residents dont like about their city. It seems to me all you do is post smart remarks on here to 'start shit.' Saying Ive found some things I dont like about New York would not be considered "bitching" my friend. Like I suggested, if you dont like what were discussing in this thread, the solution is simple. Dont open it up. Are you that bored you continue to come into a thread you dislike just to make things up about peoples intentions? I hope not. NOW you have a good day buddy.
 

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I had no intentions of starting an argument here. I just wanted to hear what people say about L.A. that live there everyday. I can read all the wonderful, sugar coated articles in any travel book I pick up. I want the real deal.

Calla, I dont like the disgusting subway. I think its OKAY, but sometimes its just gross. I also dont care for the winter, the wind nearly ripped me in two walking to the train. I also get tired of peoples rude attitudes and "**** everyone in my way" kind of personality. Of course, not all people in New York are like this, Ive met a TON of nice people that could be straight from the south. lol I also understand that no city is perfect, thats why Id like to get an insight into how its really like to live there. I clearly understand at this point one thing, living somewhere is MUCH diffrent than visiting.
 

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I'd say another problem with LA, especially with you coming from NYC, is the lack of integration of the peoples that live here. New York and LA are similar in that they have ethnic neighborhoods, but in LA you pretty much stay with your kind (being race or socioeconomic group or interest group) and don't venture outside of it that often or really even at all. From what I've noticed about the handful of times ive been to NYC is that youre always around all kinds of different people no matter where you are or when you are there. I'm sure there are examples of this in LA, but for the most part, it isn't easy to mingle with people different than yourself, you have to go out of your way.
 

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Well, from what it sounds like the weather and the subway are your main complaints with N.Y. If you don't mind driving then L.A. is great!

Winter in L.A. is incredible. That's one thing I really miss about southern California is the all year round great weather.

As for the "rude" New Yorkers, I found people in Los Angeles to be more rude than East Coasters. It was just less obvious, more passive aggressive. But that's such a generalization. I know that people can be rude whereever you go. I guess it's what you're used to. Bostonians have the reputation of being incredibly rude. I grew up here and can never understand why people think that...But, they do.

Why not check out San Francisco, Miami or Seattle? I'd suggest Boston, but it's as cold as New York. The subways are, however, much nicer here in Boston.

But try L.A. you can always move again if you don't like it.
 

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I'd say another problem with LA, especially with you coming from NYC, is the lack of integration of the peoples that live here. New York and LA are similar in that they have ethnic neighborhoods, but in LA you pretty much stay with your kind (being race or socioeconomic group or interest group) and don't venture outside of it that often or really even at all. From what I've noticed about the handful of times ive been to NYC is that youre always around all kinds of different people no matter where you are or when you are there. I'm sure there are examples of this in LA, but for the most part, it isn't easy to mingle with people different than yourself, you have to go out of your way.
It's not like Crash though.
 

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NewYorkYankee said:
The only reason I started this thread is to gain insight into things that residents dont like about their city. It seems to me all you do is post smart remarks on here to 'start shit.' Saying Ive found some things I dont like about New York would not be considered "bitching" my friend. Like I suggested, if you dont like what were discussing in this thread, the solution is simple. Dont open it up. Are you that bored you continue to come into a thread you dislike just to make things up about peoples intentions? I hope not. NOW you have a good day buddy.
Dude, bottom line your an idiot........

How are you going to ask Angelinos what they don't like about LA, In the LA forum where you know perfectly well how everyone bashes LA for what ever reason. OK, let's say you had good intentions (Yeah right) so let's pretend. Why did you word the thread LA's problems to begin with. Maybe if you would of ask what changes would you like to see in Los Angeles. We would not be having this discussing at all. So what ever was your bad intention I called you out on it and that's why your pist..... No more to be said, buddy!!!

PS~ Next time you want to post something in the LA Forum read the "Trolling and Antagonist Posts" before doing so.
 

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Well, from what it sounds like the weather and the subway are your main complaints with N.Y. If you don't mind driving then L.A. is great!

Winter in L.A. is incredible. That's one thing I really miss about southern California is the all year round great weather.

As for the "rude" New Yorkers, I found people in Los Angeles to be more rude than East Coasters. It was just less obvious, more passive aggressive. But that's such a generalization. I know that people can be rude whereever you go. I guess it's what you're used to. Bostonians have the reputation of being incredibly rude. I grew up here and can never understand why people think that...But, they do.

Why not check out San Francisco, Miami or Seattle? I'd suggest Boston, but it's as cold as New York. The subways are, however, much nicer here in Boston.

But try L.A. you can always move again if you don't like it.
People tell me that west coasters are rude also, but I guess its true that there are rude people everywhere. I love to drive, I really miss my car! Thats another reason L.A. seems nice to me. Big city and lots to do, plus I keep my car!
 

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Fern, this is my last reply to you. I think next time you would like to post in the L.A. forum you need to be careful before you come to quick assumptions about what someone is wanting to do. The internet is the hardest place to read people. It seems to me that your the only one having a problem with my phrasing of the topic also. Others have been more than helpful telling me what they dont like about L.A. face it kid, no person loves everything about a city. If you would read my post more carefully you would see "Im not bashing on L.A." It was nice chatting with you though. No response is needed, but if you feel the desire, by all means Ill take a good laugh!
 

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DUH.... PLUS THE WEATHER SUCKS IN CHICAGO 9 MONTHS OF THE YEAR AND SUCKS IN NY FOR LIKE 6 MONTHS OF THE YEAR.!!!!!!!!!!

Ok, a lesson in geography and climatology:



New York City's monthly average high temps (La Guardia airport):

Jan: 39F
Feb: 41F
Mar: 50F
April: 60F
May: 71F
June: 79F
July: 85F
Aug: 83F
Sept: 76F
Oct: 64F
Nov: 54F
Dec: 44F


Chicago's monthy average high temps (Midway airport)


Jan: 31F
Feb: 36F
Mar: 47F
April: 59F
May: 71F
June: 81F
July: 85F
Aug: 82F
Sept: 75F
Oct: 63F
Nov: 48F
Dec: 36F

As you can see Silverlake, NYC's and Chicago's monthly averages are nearly identical, with Chicago experiencing a bit colder winters than NYC, but extreme heat in the summer seems to be a bit more common in Chicago. Fall and Spring are nearly identical and lovely in both cities. There two cities are perfect places for people who like seasonal change. The same old weather day in and day out can get dull imo.

Also, in the summertime, New York expects to see 17 days on average above 90F and Chicago sees 24 days above 90F.



Los Angeles monthly average high temps:


Jan: 68F
Feb: 70F
Mar: 70F
April: 73F
May: 75F
June:80F
July: 84F
Aug: 85F
Sept: 83F
Oct: 79F
Nov: 73F
Dec: 69F

Average number of days above 90F in the city of Los Angeles is 16, however the average number of days above 90F in the Inland Empire is 59.
 

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chicagogeorge said:

Ok, a lesson in geography and climatology:



New York City's monthly average high temps (La Guardia airport):

Jan: 39F
Feb: 41F
Mar: 50F
April: 60F
May: 71F
June: 79F
July: 85F
Aug: 83F
Sept: 76F
Oct: 64F
Nov: 54F
Dec: 44F


Chicago's monthy average high temps (Midway airport)


Jan: 31F
Feb: 36F
Mar: 47F
April: 59F
May: 71F
June: 81F
July: 85F
Aug: 82F
Sept: 75F
Oct: 63F
Nov: 48F
Dec: 36F

As you can see Silverlake, NYC's and Chicago's monthly averages are nearly identical, with Chicago experiencing a bit colder winters than NYC, but extreme heat in the summer seems to be a bit more common in Chicago. Fall and Spring are nearly identical and lovely in both cities. There two cities are perfect places for people who like seasonal change. The same old weather day in and day out can get dull imo.

Also, in the summertime, New York expects to see 17 days on average above 90F and Chicago sees 24 days above 90F.



Los Angeles monthly average high temps:


Jan: 68F
Feb: 70F
Mar: 70F
April: 73F
May: 75F
June:80F
July: 84F
Aug: 85F
Sept: 83F
Oct: 79F
Nov: 73F
Dec: 69F

Average number of days above 90F in the city of Los Angeles is 16, however the average number of days above 90F in the Inland Empire is 59.
It is colder than that in winter in LA.
 

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callanoj said:
It's also colder than that in winter in New York. My bet is it's colder than that in Chicago, as well.

I was looking at those temps and thinking they seemed a bit unrealistic or idealistic.
Nope. These are statistical averages that have been complied by;



http://www.weather.com/outlook/home...SIL0229&cm_pla=WxPage&cm_cat=www.usatoday.com


Also visit

http://www.wunderground.com/wximage/viewimages.html

and


http://www.weatherbase.com/


I've done my research. I teach Social Studies and Science so I have my students understand different climate zones and weather patterns.
 

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Dude, bottom line your an idiot........

How are you going to ask Angelinos what they don't like about LA, In the LA forum where you know perfectly well how everyone bashes LA for what ever reason. OK, let's say you had good intentions (Yeah right) so let's pretend. Why did you word the thread LA's problems to begin with. Maybe if you would of ask what changes would you like to see in Los Angeles. We would not be having this discussing at all. So what ever was your bad intention I called you out on it and that's why your pist..... No more to be said, buddy!!!

PS~ Next time you want to post something in the LA Forum read the "Trolling and Antagonist Posts" before doing so.
Wow you are such an assh*le. I almost can't believe it. This guy comes in here considering a move to LA and says how he thinks it's for him, but just wants to hear about all the bad, the real deal, from real people that live there, before he seriously considers. Sounds pretty normal to me. He even kissed LA's ass for you. And you just roast him for it. How would he know "perfectly well how everyone bashed LA in the LA forum" if this thread he started was his FIRST POST. Good job welcoming him to LA though! LOL.
 

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^ Pretty darn interesting, George!
I Know, I'm a geek. What can I do. Too much time on my hands lol! I guess you can say that I'm just trying to change the direction of this thread. Something less negative.
 

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Listen the Chicago weather is notorious for being horrible, amongst the nation, amongst ex-residents (who flocked to So Cal), and amongst Chicago itself. If Chicago is such a great place to live, why did the population go in the shitter from 1950 on.....? LA has boomed ever since its birth and is continuing to do so even though everyone says we SU&CK

But I don't want to talk about weather.

The reason I defend LA so feriously against everyone (especially Chicagoites) is that they always put LA down all the time. We are so clearlyy the nation's second city and in many ways FIRST!!!!!!!!!!!

LA ONE OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST URBAN CENTERS OF ALL TIME. WE KEEP GROWN AND GROWING AND GROWING!!!!!!!!!!
 
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