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Old 02-24-13, 23:35
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Ten most miserable cities in 'merica.

# Detroit
# Flint, MI
# Rockford, IL
# Chicago
# Modesto, CA
# Vallejo, CA
# Warren, MI
# Stockton, CA
# Lake County, IL
# New York

http://www.myfoxal.com/story/2131532...serable-cities
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No El Paso? Bridgeport? Bakersfield? (Though, Modesto, Stockton and Vallejo are pretty musc he sme dismal valley.)
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No El Paso? Bridgeport? Bakersfield? (Though, Modesto, Stockton and Vallejo are pretty musc he sme dismal valley.)
You guys are missing beautiful bankrupt San Bernardino.
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Three in IL. Three in MI. Three in CA. One in NY.

What do they have in common?
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Three in IL. Three in MI. Three in CA. One in NY.

What do they have in common?
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No El Paso? Bridgeport? Bakersfield? (Though, Modesto, Stockton and Vallejo are pretty musc he sme dismal valley.)
Why El Paso?

Facts?

http://www.reuters.com/article/2010/...6BQ2NW20101227
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Because for the most part it's a dusty, dirty dump with nothing to see or do.



Or maybe it's the people.

Then again, that wasn't part of the criteria in the poll, lest a lot more cities would qualify.
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Because for the most part it's a dusty, dirty dump with nothing to see or do.



Or maybe it's the people.

Then again, that wasn't part of the criteria in the poll, lest a lot more cities would qualify.
they're wrong about one thing. there's no such thing as too much tex-mex!!!!
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Three in IL. Three in MI. Three in CA. One in NY.

What do they have in common?
Blue?

gang crime, dirty?
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they're wrong about one thing. there's no such thing as too much tex-mex!!!!
Tex-mex and Mex-tex is good eating. Alpe just wanted to hate on Texas.

Hey Patrick what happened to ole boy on Addicks Satsuma Road? Out in Daddy's Car getting high and hitting the booze. They say a pistol fell out of the car when the crane lifted it off the houses. That is a double whamOh. Lethal vehicle and locked and loaded!

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