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Old Posted Jun 7, 2016, 12:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Acajack View Post
The thing about SSP is that it's an urban fan's forum populated by a lot of people who live in places that are often wanting (to varying degrees) in terms of urban charms. In that sense, European cities are kind of seen as the model to aspire to, and saying that North American City X is the most European of the list on the west side of the Atlantic is kind of like proclaiming in a nursery that your baby is the most beautiful of them all, or that your kid is the smartest in the class to a gathering of elementary school parents.
Well to be fair, most Western European major cities have the best urbanity in the entire world. They combine density with charm(across very large portions of the cityscape), something lacking in many cities around the world that are dense(usually there's only a few charming neighborhoods).
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