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ClassyPenguin
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(01-21-2012, 06:36 AM)
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I can probably give a ride to people in the South Bay for that Feb 4 thing.
No murderers or hijackers please.
Doctor West
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(01-21-2012, 06:43 AM)
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I might be able to make it. The people from the Burger meetup all got home without being raped or murdered, right?
JEKKI
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(01-21-2012, 06:48 AM)
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LA is cool.

I useta live there, had to move to OC, I miss LA :(

I keep going back there for break dancing lol
Aruarian Reflection
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(01-21-2012, 06:51 AM)
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Originally Posted by H.Protagonist

^This. I miss storms, snow...seasons... Time just seems to blur here because it's always the same. :/

Be careful what you wish for. I felt the same way, being someone who was born and raised in L.A. county and wanting to see something different after high school. I moved to the east coast for college and have been in various parts of the country for the better part of the last 10 years. Snow, seasons and public transportation get old incredibly fast. L.A. is the best. So many people take this place for granted; I think many locals need to live someplace else for a couple years to get some perspective and regain an appreciation for L.A.
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brollyman2k
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(01-21-2012, 07:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Aruarian Reflection

Be careful what you wish for. I felt the same way, being someone who was born and raised in L.A. county and wanting to see something different after high school. I moved to the east coast for college and have been in various parts of the country for the better part of the last 10 years. Snow, seasons and public transportation get old incredibly fast. L.A. is the best. So many people take this place for granted; I think many locals need to live someplace else for a couple years to get some perspective and regain an appreciation for L.A.

exactly. when i was in the Army, i got to travel to Colorado, Texas, Virginia and South Carolina. Cali weather is the best by a long shot!
clearacell
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(01-21-2012, 07:07 AM)
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Originally Posted by Doctor West

I might be able to make it. The people from the Burger meetup all got home without being raped or murdered, right?

I'm still in one piece :) I think people gotta remember the other people posting on this forum are just like you...if we weren't then we wouldn't be here.
Nintendoll
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(01-21-2012, 07:11 AM)
there's gotta be another member of LA girlgaf who wants to go. is it weird that i don't want to be the only girl in the group?

also, bonus city pride avatar change
H.Protagonist
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(01-21-2012, 07:12 AM)
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Originally Posted by doitlive

I can probably give a ride to people in the South Bay for that Feb 4 thing.
No murderers or hijackers please.

If we can find another or two, I'd be in. I can neither confirm nor deny that I might be planning a hijacking.

Originally Posted by Aruarian Reflection

Be careful what you wish for. I felt the same way, being someone who was born and raised in L.A. county and wanting to see something different after high school. I moved to the east coast for college and have been in various parts of the country for the better part of the last 10 years. Snow, seasons and public transportation get old incredibly fast. L.A. is the best. So many people take this place for granted; I think many locals need to live someplace else for a couple years to get some perspective and regain an appreciation for L.A.

I've lived all over the world, LA is just my latest stop. I also just can't let go of my terrible joy at violent storms. I miss them so.


Originally Posted by Nintendoll

there's gotta be another member of LA girlgaf who wants to go. is it weird that i don't want to be the only girl in the group?

also, bonus city pride avatar change

I'm practically in. Just waiting to see if another wants to carpool with doitlive. :)
Zyzyxxz
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(01-21-2012, 07:16 AM)
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To anybody living between Arcadia and the meetup in K-Town I can pick up or I can carpool, I prefer to drive and I don't expect you to pitch in gas too just be warned I drive a 99 Corolla and while its clean and free of ambiguous liquid stains it is a bit cramped for taller people. So let's get this organized better once the meetup thread is up.

Originally Posted by Aruarian Reflection

Be careful what you wish for. I felt the same way, being someone who was born and raised in L.A. county and wanting to see something different after high school. I moved to the east coast for college and have been in various parts of the country for the better part of the last 10 years. Snow, seasons and public transportation get old incredibly fast. L.A. is the best. So many people take this place for granted; I think many locals need to live someplace else for a couple years to get some perspective and regain an appreciation for L.A.

Seriously it's not fucking humid like East Coast or Chicago.

It doesn't fuck snow, don't romanticize it with that first snow of the season bullshit because all I can think about is driving or more like skidding in a metal coffin and shoveling it in Colorado NOT FUN.

The only thing is the summers can be brutal if you can't afford to run your AC often.

Living without a car is something I want but at the same time I would have to keep one for weekends because as much as people want to tout public transportation I did it in Hong Kong for a few months and the main issues are if I purchase something I will need to carry it around with me all day unless I want to go back to the apartment which is out of the way because I'll just be double backtracking since there is still stuff to do in the busy parts of the city.

That's why I think I could do it for San Francisco, Chicago probably not as much and definitely not NYC.
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golem
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(01-21-2012, 07:18 AM)
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Originally Posted by d0c_zaius

This guy is awesome.

Is that a trend? Saw this in Santa Monica..smh

Jamesfrom818
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(01-21-2012, 07:18 AM)
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I might be in. Is someone going to make a thread.
clearacell
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(01-21-2012, 07:23 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nintendoll

also, bonus city pride avatar change

nice :D I'll try change mine tomorrow
FStop7
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(01-21-2012, 07:29 AM)
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Originally Posted by HP_Wuvcraft

Any GAF in the Thousand Oaks area?

I'll be working out there starting in February. Will probably move to somewhere nearby, too.
Clydefrog
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(01-21-2012, 07:32 AM)
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did i read this correctly? a korean bbq meetup in LA? I ... I might just make the drive. I found a good place near me that I enjoy, but it's nothing like the places I ate it in Hawaii. If LA-GAF can convince me of a good place there.. I'm down to meet up with you. I'm in.
Zyzyxxz
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(01-21-2012, 07:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Clydefrog

did i read this correctly? a korean bbq meetup in LA? I ... I might just make the drive. I found a good place near me that I enjoy, but it's nothing like the places I ate it in Hawaii. If LA-GAF can convince me of a good place there.. I'm down to meet up with you. I'm in.

Well if Korea Town isn't good enough for you then you might as well wait for a Korea-GAF meetup.
Clydefrog
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(01-21-2012, 07:37 AM)
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Originally Posted by Zyzyxxz

Well if Korea Town isn't good enough for you then you might as well wait for a Korea-GAF meetup.

i dont live in LA. i live in costa mesa.

edit: nm. you mean hawaii. of course it wont be like hawaii. but i havent had good korean bbq in a decade.
IchigoSharingan
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(01-21-2012, 07:47 AM)
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Originally Posted by Roto13

Los Angeles is, beyond a shadow of a doubt, the absolute worst place I have ever been in my entire life and the fact that anyone is there because they want to be and not through some horrible twist of fate is kind of mind boggling to me.

That is all.

*leaves thread forever*

What part of L.A. did you find so bad?

I've been in West LA, North LA, live in East LA and love it, and I've personally walked through about 30 streets of South Central L.A and enjoyed meeting the people that live in it.

I love this city. What you went through musta been random.
Zyzyxxz
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(01-21-2012, 07:55 AM)
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Originally Posted by Clydefrog

i dont live in LA. i live in costa mesa.

edit: nm. you mean hawaii. of course it wont be like hawaii. but i havent had good korean bbq in a decade.

Well it's a Saturday so up to you if you want to make the drive for most us it will probably be 20-30 minutes but traffic should be light on the weekend for you anyway.
Iceman
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(01-21-2012, 07:59 AM)
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The Korean BBQ meetup thread is up!

Feel free to critique, suggest, debate, etc.
timetokill
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(01-21-2012, 08:27 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nintendoll

there's gotta be another member of LA girlgaf who wants to go. is it weird that i don't want to be the only girl in the group?

makes sense, what with all the meat that's going to be there
Parallax
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(01-21-2012, 08:30 AM)
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Originally Posted by IchigoSharingan

What part of L.A. did you find so bad?

I've been in West LA, North LA, live in East LA and love it, and I've personally walked through about 30 streets of South Central L.A and enjoyed meeting the people that live in it.

I love this city. What you went through musta been random.

I mentally assume everyone that calls la a cesspool and all other insults somehow arrived during the rodney king riots. I for the life of me can't figure out where all the hate comes from.

And with that, I'm sobering up, so I think I need to make another drink...
staticneuron
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(01-21-2012, 08:45 AM)
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It is so on! It would be awesome if we had a huge turnout. I need to get a camera again.
Jamesfrom818
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(01-21-2012, 08:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by timetokill

makes sense, what with all the meat that's going to be there

If we're going to have a sausagefest, we should go to Red Lion Tavern.
Fidelis Hodie
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(01-21-2012, 08:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by Nintendoll

there's gotta be another member of LA girlgaf who wants to go. is it weird that i don't want to be the only girl in the group?

also, bonus city pride avatar change

Seriously, avatar is baller.

And I'm going to drag my GF along with me so you wouldn't be the only girl.
AcciDante
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(01-21-2012, 09:01 AM)
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Originally Posted by HP_Wuvcraft

Any GAF in the Thousand Oaks area?

I'm in Newbury Park!
ivysaur12
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(01-21-2012, 09:02 AM)
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Is gay-LA-GAF out tonight?
HP_Wuvcraft
(01-21-2012, 11:28 AM)
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Originally Posted by AcciDante

I'm in Newbury Park!

Shall we carpool?
FantasticMrFoxdie
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(01-21-2012, 12:39 PM)
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Is LA GAF OK? It's raining....
Parallax
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(01-21-2012, 12:40 PM)
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i love the rain. so damn beautiful. especially at night
NoRéN
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(01-21-2012, 12:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by FantasticMrFoxdie

Is LA GAF OK? It's raining....

I'm scared.
POWERSPHERE
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(01-21-2012, 12:53 PM)
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I miss the Frolic Room in Hollywood. Why doesn't everyone just ride bikes in LA, is totally made for it. great place to skateboard around in, too.
Game Analyst
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(01-21-2012, 01:39 PM)
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Originally Posted by NoRéN

I'm scared.

I am not scared. Not even a Earthquake gets me scared. LA either breaks a person or gets a person use to natural disasters. lol
FStop7
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(01-21-2012, 05:28 PM)
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LA-GAF I woke up this morning to find moisture literally falling from the sky. I don't understand what's happening. Halp.
JEKKI
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(01-21-2012, 06:17 PM)
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I like to brag, I'ma star5t postng thing I like about LA.



Ramen Bull, a pop up restaurant that sadly does not exist anymore, but was freakin amazong.

Oxtail Ramen ftw!!!

it recently opened up in SF so SF Gaf should definitely go.
Sobriquet
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(01-21-2012, 06:24 PM)
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Originally Posted by FantasticMrFoxdie

Is LA GAF OK? It's raining....

Tried to change my windshield wipers yesterday and it turns out that they're proprietary. So now I have a car with no wipers until the order comes in. :|
Pollux
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(01-21-2012, 06:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by golem

Is that a trend? Saw this in Santa Monica..smh

So...how do you get on that?

I'm not LA-GAF, i'm Boston-GAF, but damn at that bike. Am I still allowed to post here? lol
Fidelis Hodie
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(01-21-2012, 06:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by FantasticMrFoxdie

Is LA GAF OK? It's raining....

I'm cool with the rain and all until it fucks with me shooting.

>:[
Cosmic Dreams
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(01-21-2012, 06:40 PM)
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Going to join the wolfpack ride in march.

Who's coming?

Also, I know you guys see hundreds of these guys in LA but i'm actually from the Inland Empire making music as a hobby:

http://soundcloud.com/filthy-paw/sets/temporal

Let me know what you guys think. I try to stray myself from many other "hyphy" producers.
Anticitizen One
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(01-21-2012, 06:44 PM)
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Since we are on the subject of LA. LAX is the filthiest and most ghetto airport I have ever been to. It's so bad that this is how most people are "welcomed" to southern California.
Fidelis Hodie
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(01-21-2012, 07:15 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anticitizen One

Since we are on the subject of LA. LAX is the filthiest and most ghetto airport I have ever been to. It's so bad that this is how most people are "welcomed" to southern California.

. . really? I've been to much grosser. I mean, it's huge and packed constantly and terribly laid out and a bitch to get to if you don't plan ahead and the people in it can be disgusting, but that aside (heh) it wouldn't enter my mind as the filthiest.

Now if you walk down to that taco bell or mcdonalds and just sit and wait an hour you'll come with stories you wish you didn't.

EDIT:

I will never get enough of this.



ivysaur12
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(01-21-2012, 07:20 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anticitizen One

Since we are on the subject of LA. LAX is the filthiest and most ghetto airport I have ever been to. It's so bad that this is how most people are "welcomed" to southern California.

It's so true. It's a nice microcosm of the worst parts of LA - poorly planned and dirty.
FStop7
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(01-21-2012, 07:22 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anticitizen One

Since we are on the subject of LA. LAX is the filthiest and most ghetto airport I have ever been to. It's so bad that this is how most people are "welcomed" to southern California.

LAX is the worst major airport I've been to for certain. The worst overall was Newark.

Bob Hope or John Wayne are the ways to go.
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CountAntonius
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(01-21-2012, 08:32 PM)
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Sup LA=Gaf. Whittier/Fullerton area here.

as for Restaurants anyone ever try the "The Cack"(cactus) on Vine Street in Hollywood?



Tiny little place but so damn good after a night out.
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NoRéN
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(01-21-2012, 09:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Game Analyst

I am not scared. Not even a Earthquake gets me scared. LA either breaks a person or gets a person use to natural disasters. lol

But the sun, it's gone. The sky is leaking and I'm cold.
Zyzyxxz
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(01-21-2012, 10:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by Anticitizen One

Since we are on the subject of LA. LAX is the filthiest and most ghetto airport I have ever been to. It's so bad that this is how most people are "welcomed" to southern California.

Having been to several major airports in the USA I can confirm this as well, Austin, Dallas, Denver, San Francisco, etc all so much better.

When I landed at Newark though I thought LAX wasn't as bad in comparison LOL. Unfortunately not much can be done because it is such a major airport it's not like they can build a new one next door since all the land has been developed and closing one terminal for updates would cause a mess.
Phthisis
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(01-21-2012, 10:14 PM)
Let's be honest, LA is a shit hole with small pockets of decent city life. If you want a good experience in LA, you basically have to stick to your box: never go east of the 405, never go north of the 101.

Problem is that box is the most expensive and most crowded part of the city. There's a reason you never meet LA natives: they were smart enough to get the hell out when they had the chance.
MidnightCowboy
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(01-21-2012, 10:22 PM)
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LA is awesome. If anyone is ever in Santa Monica and wants a good sandwich I recommend Bay Cities Italian Deli.
FantasticMrFoxdie
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(01-21-2012, 10:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by Phthisis

Let's be honest, LA is a shit hole with small pockets of decent city life. If you want a good experience in LA, you basically have to stick to your box: never go east of the 405, never go north of the 101.

Problem is that box is the most expensive and most crowded part of the city. There's a reason you never meet LA natives: they were smart enough to get the hell out when they had the chance.

LA native here. Sounds like you got that all wrong.

LA is an amazing city with small pockets of shitty life.
Fidelis Hodie
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(01-21-2012, 10:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by FantasticMrFoxdie

LA native here. Sounds like you got that all wrong.

LA is an amazing city with small pockets of shitty life.

Absolutely agree.

On one hand, I would say it's all perspective but I've been all over and I really don't get the hate.

It's got its ghetto parts, but with 9-10 million people you're going to have all sorts.
OrangeGrayBlue
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(01-21-2012, 10:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Phthisis

Let's be honest, LA is a shit hole with small pockets of decent city life. If you want a good experience in LA, you basically have to stick to your box: never go east of the 405, never go north of the 101.

Problem is that box is the most expensive and most crowded part of the city. There's a reason you never meet LA natives: they were smart enough to get the hell out when they had the chance.


West LA, Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Los Feliz, a small part of downtown, Silver Lake, Little Tokyo, Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, West Hollywood, La Brea, Studio City and Santa Monica are all great areas. Just as with any place, there are good areas and bad. I think the immediacy of how quickly LA can go from beautiful to grungy is what throws many off.

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