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I Say the Suburbs Are the Worst of Both Worlds

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    Give Me Urban Grit Or Open Country

    OK, I've never lived in a suburb. I've lived in tiny towns and in major cities. I've lived in a six-flat with a junkie sleeping on a bare mattress in the basement, and I lived where it was so peaceful you noticed when the Carolina wrens changed their tunes. Suburbs seem by...
    humdinger humdinger 46-50, F 10 Responses Sep 2, 2007

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    HATE

    I hate the suburbs.  I only lived in the suburbs for a couple weeks, and hopefully I never will again.  I lived in the country most of my life and I am so glad I grew up in that environment.  I've never lived in the city, but think I might like to.  Urban...
    eromreven eromreven 26-30 1 Response Dec 24, 2007

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    Blegh

    I was in second grade when I started hating the suburbs. I was in the car with my mother and brother and we were driving around, looking at houses. We turned into a community and the first thing I noticed was that all of the houses were the same color. Then...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Sep 24, 2008

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    Disgusting

    As disturbing as it is to drive through a cookie-cutter neighborhood, my main gripe is about the tremendous waste that suburbs cause. Suburbs are a waste of land, cause massive traffic congestion, and have exorbitant heating/cooling costs. Americans... *sigh*...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jun 15, 2008

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    New Suburban Streets...

    new suburban street.. all the houses rowed up in a perfect line all identical houses as long as the eye can see all perfectly alligned.. all the same dull color : gray and lite brown house recovered of plastic.. with a little patch of green golf grass in the front... not a...
    Sealotus Sealotus 31-35, F 1 Response May 16, 2012

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