Update (still overrated): Can somebody explain why NYC is so great?

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  1. Brampton_Boy

    Brampton_Boy Douchey Mc Douche

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    Third time visiting the city, and each time I am left with a ''that's it ?" feeling.

    Don't get me wrong, its got a diverse array of neighborhoods, attractions and sites, but it doesn't strike me as being materially different thatn other large urban city's.

    It's like a slightly more intense version of Toronto, but pales in comparison to Tokyo, Seoul and even somewhere like Mumbai - visiting those countries felt like I was walking into somewhere truly foreign and exciting.

    I'm here for 2 more days, so I'm open to suggestions for ways to save this trip.

    PS: My favorite part of the trip was seeing the city rats eating a sandwich in the subway.
     
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    Headkicktoleg Steel Belt

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    It's the greatest city in the world. Reevaluate your life.
     
  3. JabToucher

    JabToucher Black Belt

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    Look for hookers! Otherwise, find a city with hookers.
     
  4. RetiredSlave

    RetiredSlave Brown Belt

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    Never been but Id like to one day, reluctantly. Im just not into cities, theyre crowded and gross. Also want to see Boston but after that Ill call it quits on the American east coast.
     
  5. Noveltymortar

    Noveltymortar Uncle Donald is our savior Yellow Card

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    It's an upholstered toilet full of America hating liberals.
     
  6. Hitman81

    Hitman81 Silver Belt Platinum Member

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    Only driven by it. It's on the East coast though so it's probably overpacked, overpriced and doesn't have any good beer
     
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    nostradumbass Gold Belt

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    I used to live in Brooklyn but I don't really like NYC that well. There's a place called Eataly where you can get some decent food and there's a nice rooftop bar. A lot of higher end restaurant too but I'm not much of a foodie. The biggest attraction is there's a ton of hot chicks but I was living with my gf there so none of that really applied to me.

    I used to like a jazz club there called mezzrow on 10th st.
     
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  8. Sohei

    Sohei A Smocking gun

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    Toronto> NYC

    Coming from Toronto ofc NYC will pale in comparison.
     
  9. mrsenor

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    toronto is a lame version
     
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  10. mb23100

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    Never been a fan of massive congested cities
     
  11. SamSchmidt

    SamSchmidt Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    I still haven't been to NYC. Still want to go there to see: Times Square, Ground Zero, One World Trade, Statue of Liberty, Little Italy(and all the spots those gangsters died) and Chinatown
     
  12. Okajima

    Okajima Red Belt

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    It isn’t.
     
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    Little Italy barely exists, it’s all Chinese now
     
  14. Konster

    Konster Yellow Card Yellow Card

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    Jimmy McGill Brown Belt

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    most overrated city on the planet.
     
  16. Jack Stevonovich

    Jack Stevonovich Brown Belt

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    Some pretty amazing museums, lots of amazing pizza and bagels.

    There is just a bunch of nooks and crannies of oddities and strange characters.

    NYC is also a thriving cultural hot spot for comedy, art, theatre, dance, opera, and music.
     
  17. SamSchmidt

    SamSchmidt Brown Belt Platinum Member

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    Damn for real?
     
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  18. EL CORINTHIAN

    EL CORINTHIAN Black Belt

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    Seriously? I will forever be indebted to Toronto and the great nation of Canada but if in being real Toronto is one of the most boring and souless cities ever. It's hard to imagine that Toronto>NYC
     
  19. rj144

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    Need to use apostrophes bro.
     
  20. RetiredSlave

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    Lol
     
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