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OysterPoBoy
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
There’s a guy reading this that manages El Cid for a living and is laughing his arse off that you think he’d rather be in NOLA.


Sun God
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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There’s a guy reading this that manages El Cid

Dream job


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facher08
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Roads as bad as Nola (Essen is the worst road in the South)


Swing and a miss. Not even close. I have yet to drive a BR road worried that my wheel will break off the axle.
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WaydownSouth
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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His parents house






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JohnDoe00
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
I moved recently and I miss BR


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Rando
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
The dope game





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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
White chicks


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Mr Perfect
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
good thread.

br is beyond a miserable existence.

guess if your life revolved around college football it would be okay


Mr Perfect
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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says who? 



Nola traffic is not bad. that's just facts


CaptainsWafer
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
Look, WDS bitching about something again.


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LSU316
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Crime as bad as Nola


Wrong

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Roads as bad as Nola


Wrong

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Essentially get all the crappy aspects of Nola, minus the food and fun things to do.


Wrong


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Sun God
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Nola traffic is not bad. that's just facts

The traffic backs up at Veterans on I-10 worse than almost anything in BR.

Almost.
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member12
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Member since May 2008
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Traffic worse than Nola


Yes. The biggest traffic clusterfricks are mid sized metros (or former mid sized, now large metros) that are experiencing growth without enough infrastructure improvements. That's why Knoxville, Baton Rouge, Chattanooga are struggling with traffic and declining places like Memphis and New Orleans aren't.

50 years ago, New Orleans had 650,000 residents. Places like St. Louis, New Orleans, and Detroit will struggle less with traffic than metros that are currently at their peak population.

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Crime as bad as Nola
Crime is bad, but it's not as bad as NOLA - and it's largely limited to one of two very violent zip codes in north Baton Rouge.
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Roads as bad as Nola (Essen is the worst road in the South)
100% false. I've broken suspension parts on roads in Lakeview. Essen is mirror smooth by comparison to most NOLA roads. Have you ever actually been to New Orleans?
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Politics as bad as Nola
Unless you are talking about Chicago, this is always false.


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el Gaucho
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Member since Dec 2010
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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br is beyond a miserable existence

You have neck tattoos

I’m sure anywhere would be miserable considering you steal copper for a living


lsu13lsu
Member since Jan 2008
6436 posts

re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Roads as bad as Nola


No they are not.


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Bedhog
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Denham Springs
Member since Apr 2019
611 posts

re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
I moved from Baton Rouge once they closed Fun Fair Park and Cindy ran away.





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member12
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Member since May 2008
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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Nola traffic is not bad. that's just facts


It's a side effect of losing half your population over 50 years.

New Orleans has under-utilized infrastructure built out in the mid 20th century that they can't maintain now.

Baton Rouge has too much demand for existing infrastructure (particularly highway infrastructure) and limited means to improve it.

Two massively different problems. Managing a decline is extremely delicate. On the flip side, we are long past the days where the federal government shovels money into highways and bridges. Both cities are fricked.
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Motorboat
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At the camp
Member since Oct 2007
18899 posts

re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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guess if your life revolved around college football it would be okay



My life revolves around family, work and the outdoors. It's a fine town for all three.

I'm sorry it is miserable for you, but if you have decent means, you can live perfectly fine in BR.


dewster
LSU Fan
Chicago
Member since Aug 2006
16089 posts

re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
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I see no reason a grown adult should live in Baton Rouge


Then leave and stop clogging up the streets.


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Mr Perfect
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re: Why would anyone willingly live in Baton Rouge?
ok. thanks for the facts in here

still proved ops point no matter the reasons behind it. Nola traffic is relatively good. no question about it

also Lakeview is not new Orleans. weird comment there dude
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