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Nimue (Nimue)
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Posted on Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 8:29 pm:   Edit PostDelete PostView Post/Check IPPrint Post   Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)Ban Poster IP (Moderator/Admin only)

As a former New Yorker, I know that there is a widespread scrund about people who live in New York City. What is it??
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Does it involve accents?
Who would have this misconception? (People in the US, Foreigners)
Does it involve food?
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Does it involve:

Politics?
Crime?
Traffic?
Sports?
Money?

Does it apply specifically to people, or to something that affects them (like, say, housing prices)?

Does it apply to their bodies? Their minds? Their backgrounds? Their sense of humor?

Does the scrund only apply to NYC, or could it apply to other places? Does it apply to all NYC'ers, or just one or more class(es) of people (firefighters, Asians, pet-owners)?
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Pikachizzle (Pikachizzle)
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Does it involve accents? no
Who would have this misconception? (People in the US yes, Foreigners some would & some would not
Does it involve food? no
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Does it involve:

Politics? no
Crime? no
Traffic? yesish or yope
Sports? no
Money? no

Does it apply specifically to people, or to something that affects them (like, say, housing prices)?closer to the former

Does it apply to their bodies?noish Their minds?noish Their backgrounds? no Their sense of humor? no

Does the scrund only apply to NYC, or could it apply to other places? I don't know of any other place it applies to, but there may well be some Does it apply to all NYC'ers, yesish or just one or more class(es) of people (firefighters, Asians, pet-owners)? None of those classes is relevant
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Commuting relevant? Environmental issues? Health? Workplaces?

Did the scrund exist 10 years ago? 20 years ago? 50 years? 100 years?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Markobr (Markobr)
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Commuting relevant?yesish or yope Environmental issues? no Health? noWorkplaces? noish

Did the scrund exist 10 years ago? yes 20 years ago? yes 50 years? yes100 years? no
Markobr (Markobr)
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Is the scrund about means of transportation? The time it takes to get from A to B? About streets? Railway lines? Urban planning? Buildings? Walking? Local supply?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Is the scrund about means of transportation? yes The time it takes to get from A to B? no About streets?yope or noish Railway lines? noUrban planning? no Buildings? no Walking? noLocal supply? yope
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Means of transportation: cars? buses? lorries? bicycles? motorcycles? trains? trams? subway? boats? ships? escalators? elevators?

The importance of certain means of transportation? Their availability? Their usefulness? Modal split?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Markobr (Markobr)
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Means of transportation: cars? buses? lorries? bicycles? motorcycles? trains? trams? subway? boats? ships? escalators? elevators? cars

The importance of certain means of transportation? yes Their availability? noish Their usefulness? yesish Modal split?please clarify the question
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Is the scrund about the presence of something? That isn't present? Or the absence of something? That is?

Is all of NYC relevant, or just certain boroughs? Transportation links? Or hubs? Between boroughs?

Taxis involved?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Jenburdoo (Jenburdoo)
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Is the scrund about the presence of something? noThat isn't present? no Or the absence of something? yes That is?yes

Is all of NYC relevant, or just certain boroughs?The scrund holds for "New York City" in general Transportation links? noOr hubs? no Between boroughs? no

Taxis involved? no
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Is the scrund about parking? traffic jams? People owning/not owning a car? Traffic restrictions? The types of cars common in New York? Hitchhiking?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Markobr (Markobr)
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Is the scrund about parking? no traffic jams? no People owning/not owning a car? yes Traffic restrictions? no The types of cars common in New York? noishHitchhiking? no
Markobr (Markobr)
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So the scrund is that most/many people in New York don't own a car while they usually do?
Nimue (Nimue)
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Markobr (Markobr)
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So the scrund is that most/many people in New York don't own a car while they usually do? Yes

***** SPOILER**************

I'm from Brooklyn, & my (middle-class) family did not own a car. Whenever I mention to anyone (except another New Yorker) that my family didn't have a car, the reply is, "Well, of course not; you lived in New York." But I knew only one other person whose family did not own a car & they were poor.Sorry it was so easy, but check out my new, harder one.

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