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Vieo
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(11-08-2010, 09:03 PM)
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I've never given this question any thought, but in today's economy and job market, I think it's a relevant question: What's the best State/City to be a homeless person?
HeySeuss
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(11-08-2010, 09:05 PM)
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Is this your plan b?
owlbeak
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(11-08-2010, 09:06 PM)
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San Francisco
AceBandage
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(11-08-2010, 09:06 PM)
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Cali or Florida.
Agnostic
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(11-08-2010, 09:07 PM)
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Originally Posted by Horsebite

San Francisco

This. Reasonable weather and full of liberals.
Neuromancer
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(11-08-2010, 09:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by AceBandage

Cali or Florida.

Yeah where I am (Baltimore) it's pretty brutal for those guys in the winter.
sarcastor
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(11-08-2010, 09:09 PM)
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san francisco hands down. the city spends an average of $10,000 per year on each homeless person. not to mention there's shitloads of tourist to give you spare change. I'm sure there's more in chicago and NYC but it rarely gets below 50 degrees in SF.
wenis
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(11-08-2010, 09:09 PM)
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I was gunna say san francisco until the sit/lie down law was passed. be ready to get ticketed :lol
ToxicAdam
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(11-08-2010, 09:09 PM)
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Key West
frankthurk
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(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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Santa Monica CA
DasRaven
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(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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Hawaii.
TheKaeptain
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(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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Downtown Fresno.
Slo
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(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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Not Minneapolis.
Escape Goat
(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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I dont think homeless and best belong in the same sentence.
EvilMario
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(11-08-2010, 09:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Horsebite

San Francisco

Gavin Newsom will even pay you to be homeless.
esquire
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(11-08-2010, 09:13 PM)

Originally Posted by Horsebite

San Francisco

This is the truth. I hate this fucking city.

Originally Posted by wenis

I was gunna say san francisco until the sit/lie down law was passed. be ready to get ticketed :lol

Progress.
xxracerxx
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(11-08-2010, 09:16 PM)
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Are you planning to walk from the west coast to the east coast?
Sharp
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(11-08-2010, 09:17 PM)
Detroit, low crime rate since everyone has moved out and there are a ton of abandoned homes to squat in.
Vox-Pop
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(11-08-2010, 09:18 PM)
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California: So Cal: Los Angeles: Santa Monica.
KingGondo
(11-08-2010, 09:23 PM)
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Originally Posted by Teh Hamburglar

I dont think homeless and best belong in the same sentence.

:lol

Reminds me of listening to Terry Gross on Fresh Air earlier, she asked a suicide expert "So when a person is successful at killing himself..."
SpacLock
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(11-08-2010, 09:37 PM)
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Kalamazoo, Michigan treats homeless people like royalty. There's a shitload of programs, shelter, etc. for the homeless.

Edit: I remember reading an article sometime last year about homeless people coming from different states to this city, which is why I'm posting it.
AceBandage
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(11-08-2010, 09:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Teh Hamburglar

I dont think homeless and best belong in the same sentence.


I dunno.
The life of a beach bum could be pretty cool.
Slo
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(11-08-2010, 09:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by SpacLock



Kalamazoo, Michigan treats homeless people like royalty. There's a shitload of programs, shelter, etc. for the homeless.

I think I'd just hang around outside the brewery. Brother can ya spare a Two Hearted?
badcrumble
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(11-08-2010, 09:42 PM)
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I don't think homeless people (in general) can really afford to pick which city they want to be homeless in.
SpacLock
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(11-08-2010, 09:42 PM)
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Originally Posted by Slo

I think I'd just hang around outside the brewery. Brother can ya spare a Two Hearted?

<3 Bells.
James Woods
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(11-08-2010, 09:43 PM)

Originally Posted by badcrumble

I don't think homeless people (in general) can really afford to pick which city they want to be homeless in.

Of course they can. A lot of vagrants are heavily mobile and will go from San Diego to San Luis Obispo to Santa Monica and all around the rest of SoCal. At least the bums here in CA do this.
Clydefrog
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(11-08-2010, 09:43 PM)
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[To the tune of 2Pac's California Love]

California
is nice to the homeless
Californ-ya-ya
Super cool to the homeless

In the city
City of Santa Monica
Lots of rich people giving change to the homeless

In the city
City of brentwood
They take really good care
of all their homeless

In the city
Marina Del Rey
They're so nice to the homeless
built 'em port a potties

California
Super cool to the homeless
Californ-ya-ya
Is known for donor

In the city
City of Venice
Right by Matt's house
you can chill if your homeless
EvilMario
Will QA for food.
(11-08-2010, 09:44 PM)
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Originally Posted by badcrumble

I don't think homeless people (in general) can really afford to pick which city they want to be homeless in.

They do all the time, especially younger ones who were traveling. Try talking to a few homeless people on streetcars, you have all sorts. Young people who leech, old cast out drug addicts, mentally ill, ex-cons, boozers.
Like the hat?
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(11-08-2010, 09:44 PM)
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there is no good place to be homeless (spoken from experience)
Giant Robot
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(11-08-2010, 09:45 PM)
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joelseph
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(11-08-2010, 09:46 PM)
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California, they let them sleep on the streets. That doesn't fly here in Chicago, thank god!
Stencil
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(11-08-2010, 09:46 PM)
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Mpls

It's a trap; our winters kill the homeless. :lol :lol
LakeEarth
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(11-08-2010, 09:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Slo

I think I'd just hang around outside the brewery. Brother can ya spare a Two Hearted?

I love it when homeless people beg outside of a liquor store. That's efficiency right there.
teruterubozu
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(11-08-2010, 09:49 PM)
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Binabik15
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(11-08-2010, 09:49 PM)
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I read that as "best place to buy a homeless", came in expecting awesome free markets parody or at least a modest proposal of one homeless for every home.

I leave disappointed, even though I have the image of Cartman jumping over homeless guys in my head. Thanks.
SpacLock
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(11-08-2010, 09:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by Stencil

Mpls

It's a trap; our winters kill the homeless. :lol :lol

When I was going to school there I saw a dead frozen bum holding a violin on Mall.
mr stroke
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(11-08-2010, 09:51 PM)
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Originally Posted by DasRaven

Hawaii.

+1
Meadows
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(11-08-2010, 09:52 PM)
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The UK, nobody has any reason to be homeless.
Meier
(11-08-2010, 10:06 PM)
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Orlando always seemed like a good place to be homeless. They have decent buses downtown, some shelters.. when my brother worked as a Mobil Friendly Serve attendant, one homeless guy who worked an I-4 offramp made upwards of $200 a day.

Edit: Good call on Key West, TA.
Rocket Scientist
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(11-08-2010, 10:07 PM)
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Just fly to England during a holiday and see who left their front door ''unlocked'' :)

Shogmaster
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(11-08-2010, 10:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by frankthurk

Santa Monica CA

Seconded. They be everywhere here. Harry Sheerer calls Santa Monica "Home of the homeless" on Le Show. :lol
FunkyPajamas
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(11-08-2010, 10:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by SpacLock

When I was going to school there I saw a dead frozen bum holding a violin on Mall.

Slayer-33
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(11-08-2010, 10:08 PM)
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God damn. :lol



Professional bums make $40k a year here in NYC. True story.

http://www.simplyhired.com/a/salary/...fessional+bums

http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=2220862276

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...6194529AAqmBrs

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...6221034AAG1qvn
Last edited by Slayer-33; 11-08-2010 at 10:14 PM.
Roto13
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(11-08-2010, 10:09 PM)
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It must be heaven to be homeless in Vancouver considering there are so fucking many of them.
esquire
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(11-08-2010, 10:11 PM)

Originally Posted by Clydefrog

[To the tune of 2Pac's California Love]

California
is nice to the homeless
Californ-ya-ya
Super cool to the homeless

In the city
City of Santa Monica
Lots of rich people giving change to the homeless

In the city
City of brentwood
They take really good care
of all their homeless

In the city
Marina Del Rey
They're so nice to the homeless
built 'em port a potties

California
Super cool to the homeless
Californ-ya-ya
Is known for donor

In the city
City of Venice
Right by Matt's house
you can chill if your homeless

Hahaha, as in Matt Stone? I never noticed that line before.
HolyCheck
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(11-08-2010, 11:49 PM)
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South Australia! We got 10 cent deposits on cans and bottles bitches!
Jewbacca
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(11-08-2010, 11:53 PM)
Austin, Texas.
AntoneM
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(11-08-2010, 11:54 PM)
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I vote Portland, you'd blend right in and probably get laid.
Magni
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(11-08-2010, 11:58 PM)
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Palo Alto, CA.
DarkKyo
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(11-08-2010, 11:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by esquire

Hahaha, as in Matt Stone? I never noticed that line before.

Yeah, I think they mention for the commentary on that episode that there are already a ton of homeless around where Matt lives. :lol

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