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What's the shitiest place in the US y'all have stayed?

Discussion in 'Travel Stories' started by ElderGreen9, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. ElderGreen9

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    Thoughts? I'm not a big fan of Fort Lauderdale myself....
     
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    Rural Ohio is pretty bad but how are we defining shitty? Boston and Los Angeles are always shitty to me, Trenton NJ my hometown is a shit hole. Western South Carolina can be a pretty bad place. The southwest as a region sucks. Florida averages poor across the board. Everywhere is pretty much the same just depends what moment in time you are there.
     
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    I love how a new one of these threads pops up every now and again....but I still can't resist posting:

    All of Texas.... -Austin
    Eureka, CA
    Phoenix, AZ
    Sacremento, CA (although I've only seen the ghetto side)
    Daly City, CA
    Stockton, CA
    Fresno, CA
    Barstow, CA
    Roswell, NM
     
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    Alligators. Cops. Bathsalts.

    None of which I am interested in....
     
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    Yes, please define shitty? As in the reason for the shitness. Whatever definition you use I agree with ALL of Texas! I have a place in Austin that I could stay for as long as I want but it's TEXAS!
     
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    Methtown California sucks. Sort of humorous though in it's intense post apocalyptic feel to it. Some towns in Texas, super misogynistic places where people fucking yell at you a lot (anywhere) or racist ass places in Arizona. There's a lot of shit ha.
     
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    @fallingseastar Methtown? That could describe more than a few places in California.

    Mobile, Alabama was by far the worst place I ever stayed in. The worst place I ever passed through though would be Gulfport, Mississippi.
     
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    yeah, every place is shitty on some level...
    I'll never go back to atlantic city.
     
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    Haha, I was just about to say the same thing.
     
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    Dunno about "shittiest," but some of my least favorite places:

    Casper, WY
    El Centro, CA
    Eugene/Springfield, OR
    Gallup, NM
    Ogden, UT
    Phoenix, AZ
    Yakima, WA
     
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    Atlanta Ga. hated the weather the gangs and just the feel of the place also the cops.
     
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    Phoenix.
     
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    I have to say Parkersburg, WV. Hard to find a place to park your car so you can sleep undisturbed without being in view of everybody and their brother. Not much shady areas, even in their parks.
     
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    I have to ask, what made you hate Eugene? That is one of the friendliest places to travelers in the US.
     
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    I saw none of the happy/hippie side everyone seems to reference; I saw only the dark/aggro side filled with shirtless tweakers on stolen chop-shopped bikes.

    (But that was also the first place I had my shit jacked, so maybe I'm just biased.)
     
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    why is it that some communities turn out awesome, and others turn to shit? i suspect that all the shitty communities have distinct things in common...
     
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    yeah i live on and off in in tucson and casa grande . been ripped off in phx 2x and its just too hot plus again the cops. fawk joe racist-arpi-hole and his pink underwear. used to have good Raves though.
     
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    Ahhh, you must have been in springfield.....
     
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    Shitty people is what makes most places shitty in my opinion.

    Eureka CA was def a surprise to me. I thought it was gonna be all Humboldt happy hippy-ness but the vibe in that place is W-E-I-R-D! Feels like the world left it behind and not in a good way.

    +1 on Phoenix, Barstow

    Gary, Indiana was INTENSE. Prob the craziest place I've been. Hate to call it shitty though. It's just sad.
     
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