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Baltimore vs. Washington DC. What side are you on?

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Baltimore vs. Washington DC. What side are you on? 

Post#1 » by Wes_Tiny_Abe_ » Sat Dec 8, 2012 5:26 pm

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Outside of visiting downtown Baltimore with my family when I was a child I have absolutely no family ties with Baltimore or it's surrounding area.

However I must give the edge to Baltimore.
Especially now in 2012.
They are honest, hardworking people who will give the shirt off of their backs to help out complete strangers.
The complete opposite of what DC has become.

Baltimore vs. Washington DC.

What side are you on?
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Post#2 » by Ed Wood » Sat Dec 8, 2012 5:35 pm

Well in DC we'll give you the pants off our legs, and on the metro no less.
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Post#3 » by nuposse04 » Sat Dec 8, 2012 6:26 pm

Baltimore loses me at the ravens. DC may have a scummy **** side, but I hold that very close and dear to me.
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Post#4 » by MJG » Sat Dec 8, 2012 6:31 pm

Baltimore has 4 Panera locations, while DC only has 3, so I think you're right, Baltimore's got the edge.
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Post#5 » by Wes_Tiny_Abe_ » Sat Dec 8, 2012 7:38 pm

Ed Wood wrote:Well in DC we'll give you the pants off our legs, and on the metro no less.


"We'll?"

Those people (transplants) hardly represent DC natives but they are one of the main reasons I have given Baltimore the edge.
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Post#6 » by Wes_Tiny_Abe_ » Sat Dec 8, 2012 7:45 pm

MJG wrote:Baltimore has 4 Panera locations, while DC only has 3, so I think you're right, Baltimore's got the edge.


Baltimore is larger than DC so technically DC has more.
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Post#7 » by miller31time » Sat Dec 8, 2012 8:02 pm

I'm born, raised and currently reside in Maryland (born in Baltimore County, now live in Towson). I absolutely love it here and there are some really cool places to go downtown that are both beautiful and rich in history. I would tend to agree with WTA that we Marylanders are, in general, honest, hard-working people.

With that said, I have been nothing but impressed with my many, many trips to D.C.

I don't really think you have to choose a side - both have their plusses and minuses.
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Post#9 » by penbeast0 » Sat Dec 8, 2012 8:20 pm

Yeah, Baltimore is cooler . . . more neighborhood personality (though some of them I wouldn't want to walk in with my Jamaican wife), less lawyers. Slums are pretty scummy in both cities though DC seems more bipolar about it.
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Post#10 » by FAH1223 » Sat Dec 8, 2012 9:53 pm

I like DC better... Baltimore to me is such a strange place for a variety of reasons. I like that its a big city and all with loads to do... but DC is home for me...
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Post#11 » by MJG » Sun Dec 9, 2012 12:16 am

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:
MJG wrote:Baltimore has 4 Panera locations, while DC only has 3, so I think you're right, Baltimore's got the edge.


Baltimore is larger than DC so technically DC has more.

Hm you do make a good point. Okay, so then DC is better.
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Post#12 » by AFM » Sun Dec 9, 2012 3:12 am

Born in DC. Spent last 4 years in Baltimore. I have a strange connection to Baltimore. Met the most down to earth people in Baltimore. Had a homeless woman give me water she was selling at a red light because "times were tough" and I looked thirsty. As a city, I've got to go with Baltimore.
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Post#13 » by AFM » Sun Dec 9, 2012 3:13 am

BTW miller, I've spent the last 4 years in Charles VIllage. Go into Towson a lot, mostly for Trader Joes. Baltimore has whole foods but it's downtown and overpriced.
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Post#14 » by montestewart » Sun Dec 9, 2012 1:11 pm

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:
MJG wrote:Baltimore has 4 Panera locations, while DC only has 3, so I think you're right, Baltimore's got the edge.


Baltimore is larger than DC so technically DC has more.

According to most recent figures, populations are virtually identical. DC needs another Panera badly.

Wes_Tiny_Abe_ wrote:They are honest, hardworking people who will give the shirt off of their backs to help out complete strangers.

I've walked around naked in Baltimore countless times, and no one even offered me a hankie.
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Post#15 » by miller31time » Sun Dec 9, 2012 1:14 pm

AFM wrote:BTW miller, I've spent the last 4 years in Charles VIllage. Go into Towson a lot, mostly for Trader Joes. Baltimore has whole foods but it's downtown and overpriced.


Yeah, I used to actually live near the downtown area (Mt. Washington). Really cool area but just like most of Baltimore, it's really hit or miss when it comes to the good parts and the not so good parts.

And the wholefoods you're talking about is probably the one in Mt. Washington and yeah - it's really, disgustingly overpriced. I feel like the people there are incredibly pretentious too.
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Post#17 » by hands11 » Sun Dec 9, 2012 6:22 pm

Now that was a ball game.

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Post#18 » by AFM » Sun Dec 9, 2012 10:38 pm

Question for the board:
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Post#19 » by Higga » Sun Dec 9, 2012 10:41 pm

Baltimore is a dump. You know your city is ghetto when a show about drug dealing is based off of it. And it always smells like fish.
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Post#20 » by Upper Decker » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:00 pm

It's the other way around in B-More. They'll try to take your shirt off your back. I was mugged last time I went to B-More. I've never been mugged in DC.

Also, Ravens fans are annoying so anything connected to B-More is bothersome.

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