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 02-01-2011, 09:23 AM         #81
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 7 years ago '05        #82
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 1188 said:
I love my hometown, but I have to say that I am glad I made it out of there.
...then why would you love it
 7 years ago '04        #83
LightsOut 19 heat pts19
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you know that area is bad when the damn 80,000 seat silverdome sells for only $400k...that's the price of a medium sized house in a lot of other places in this country
 7 years ago '10        #84
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See what happens when white people just bail out in the mid 1900's?

A whole city collapses.

Don't blame that on the auto industry, racism is where the eventual collapse of Detroit began.
 7 years ago '04        #85
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 Mike Nitty said:

Bruh I dipped after Graduation now I'm Karolina Dreamin.
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 02-01-2011, 09:55 AM         #86
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 7 years ago '06        #87
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Damn Detroit is in rough shape right now, they're not the only ones either. Those pictures look like something from after a nuke hit or some s**t. On the original site they have text that tells you what everything is.
 7 years ago '04        #88
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 DreDilla980 said:
i love my city but its the gutter the only thing tht looks good in the city are the casinos and the new stadiums this is the city with the most random acts of violence if u can live in the d u can live anywhere the whole city is the ghetto not just a little part like in other states where just a 2 or 3 mile radius is considered the "hood"
right and EVERY public high school in the city is f**kin nuts, me and my boy were thinkin about that today.
 7 years ago '04        #89
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1st.. f**k that article... its just another part of the media's campaign to paint Detroit in a negative light.. been happening for a while now but as of late its more apparent especially after the auto bailouts

how you gon show pictures of buildings and places that haven't been used in a long a.ss time to represent a whole city?

yes its a lot of bad here.. abandon buildings.. run down neighborhoods.. of late bad schooling and government...

but what you miss is what makes Detroit such a good place.. and thats the drive to be and do better.. in my 27 years living here.. ive seen the city go down to the depths of :wtf: to now a city on the come up...

we got to reinvent ourselves after the collapse of the auto industry and job outsourcing to foreign countries.. we gotta heal our public image after all the media scandal of a few selected fools we had in power, and the years of despairs when we were the murder capital..

its not as bad as it sounds anymore... but the media don't see that so f**k them and anyone who thinks as they do... period.. and another f**k you to those from here .. s**ttin on the city.. just because you couldn't make it here, doesn't give you the right to rag on us..

you ain't built right for this city.. this city is for the committed, the forward thinkers and people with their minds on forward progression

if you here struggling.. thats your fault.. don't blame the city .. it plenty of people out here gettin money and doing it the legal way at that
 7 years ago '07        #90
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 Ramazed said:
actually detroit is the best place to live around now..if you are an artist..an inventor...a free spirit musician....or anything artistic..because its so dirt cheap at the moment...theres a nice avant gaurde movement going on there at the moment...and i might just move there to be apart of it..
yeah also a great place to get stabbed

but i saw them talking about this on that show Detroit 187 these people who go "urban exploring"
 7 years ago '04        #91
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i love my city
 7 years ago '04        #92
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oh this the bash detroit thread huh....f**k any and everybody who got something to say about my city. yall show a building that has been inoperable for idk how many years....for what? any major city has the same issues we have. im tired of the pick on detroit s**t. i bet you before we all leave this earth the country will need us for something to survive just like we were needed for the car revolution. before you tear down because you never know when you might need them again..
 7 years ago '07        #93
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like dude said they should start filming more post-apocalyptic type movies there lol, prob help the city and s**t too at the same time.
 7 years ago '07        #94
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Damn I thought north philly was bad...but I heard Cleveland was almost on the same level as Detriot to...Now I see where DC's debt came from
 7 years ago '04        #95
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 .Mase Da Rula. said:
1st.. f**k that article... its just another part of the media's campaign to paint Detroit in a negative light.. been happening for a while now but as of late its more apparent especially after the auto bailouts

how you gon show pictures of buildings and places that haven't been used in a long a.ss time to represent a whole city?

yes its a lot of bad here.. abandon buildings.. run down neighborhoods.. of late bad schooling and government...

but what you miss is what makes Detroit such a good place.. and thats the drive to be and do better.. in my 27 years living here.. ive seen the city go down to the depths of :wtf: to now a city on the come up...

we got to reinvent ourselves after the collapse of the auto industry and job outsourcing to foreign countries.. we gotta heal our public image after all the media scandal of a few selected fools we had in power, and the years of despairs when we were the murder capital..

its not as bad as it sounds anymore... but the media don't see that so f**k them and anyone who thinks as they do... period.. and another f**k you to those from here .. s**ttin on the city.. just because you couldn't make it here, doesn't give you the right to rag on us..

you ain't built right for this city.. this city is for the committed, the forward thinkers and people with their minds on forward progression

if you here struggling.. thats your fault.. don't blame the city .. it plenty of people out here gettin money and doing it the legal way at that


I'm about to close the deal on real-estate downtown and hope that eventually I can move back in a few years. Detroit will forever be my home and favorite city, I've lived in some of the biggest cities in America and none have residents who actually made something of themselves being born and raised in Detroit.

Pittsburgh had its trouble when the steel industry shutdown, Detroit is in transition from relying on the auto-industry and an inept government who used race for financial gain for 40-50 years. Well, those people are starting to be weeded out, businesses are coming back and eventually, Detroit will be back to where it was. People who actually care about the city have had enough of this bulls**t and are finally starting to do something about it.

And if you don't think so, then don't cross that state line, plain and simple. Detroit needs to restructure and rebuild, it will be back whether America wants it to be or not.
 02-01-2011, 11:14 AM         #96
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word whats yalls weed policies there? hmmm interesting
 7 years ago '05        #97
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 castro13 said:
show some pics of old buildings to represent the whole city ?? lol foolin

glad i was raised here, wouldn't have had it any other way. prepared me for alot.

if you make it in the midwest, you can make it anywhere.
real s**t...if u born and raised in detroit...chances are u will grow to be a real tough street smart individual and wont take s**t from anyone no matter where u go in america lol

i hate the city is in bad shape but im glad it made me hard cuz a lot of these other cities be producing some real pus*y a.ss n*ggas...
 7 years ago '06        #98
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The worst part about Detroit is that the people from there that could make a difference leave. The city needs money but it also needs people to help with the upkeep. People own building and homes but becuase they are paid off and could care less about the city taxes, the city could knock the buildings down but that costs money as well and they cant even find some of the owners to even bill them. They need to start taking the land back and offer insentives to business and create green space in the downtown area. It was crazy to visit the african american history muesum because the building is awsome but nothing else was around.
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I could post some pictures right now of Modern Day North Philly and youd think world war 3 has came and went
 7 years ago '04        #100
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Man all they did was show some old a.ss building. I've been born and raised in Detroit westside all day. I honesty hate what Detroit has become. Kids ain't learnin s**t n*ggas still getting k!lled over a pair of glasses that might of been some knock offs etc pretty much now nobody wanna see another n*gga make.it in the d it's been so many rappers that was about to get known but then out of the blue they get k!lled over some bulls**t.

I used to stay in "brightmo" on Westbrook and. Fenkell..only thing to do in the hood was just hoop or stay yo a.ss in the house and play videogames. The day me and my family moved off out the hood some n*gga got shot in the head right on front of our house...after that I've never lived in the hood again...lol
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