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Old 03-09-2009, 07:57 PM   #16
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City of Industry.. Now technically it is The City The City of industry...and thats not a typo..i knw its 2bled
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:42 AM   #17
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:44 AM   #18
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Australia rules for funny town names

Dunnydoo
Innaloo
Poowong
Middle Intercourse Island
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Mount Buggery
Tittybong
Yorkys knob
Rooty hill
Blow Hard
Gnowangerup
Packenham Upper
Koolyanobbing
Devilís Marbles
The Entrance
bobbin Head

i could go on....

Sadly,I have been to most of those
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:49 AM   #19
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There's a Hell, Michigan somewhere. I don't think it's too far. And based upon Michigan's weather, I would assume that Hell freezes over every single year.
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Old 03-10-2009, 09:51 AM   #20
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Considering the huge oil boom in Pennsylvania back in the 1800s, that isnt such a weird name.

dfender of all things Oil, Mr. Hawker.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:06 AM   #21
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:24 AM   #22
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:55 AM   #23
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Considering the huge oil boom in Pennsylvania back in the 1800s, that isnt such a weird name.
did you come through oil city hawker?? it's so depressing now. from booming awesome town to a complete fail sesh.
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Old 03-10-2009, 10:56 AM   #24
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regina, saskatchewan, canada
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:03 AM   #25
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:08 AM   #26
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I forgot one:

Hookersville, WV (Lovely place)
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:20 AM   #27
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did you come through oil city hawker?? it's so depressing now. from booming awesome town to a complete fail sesh.
thats what extractive industries do. they build up a local community (frequently with tax incentives or direct costs [roads, power grid] from the various governments - esp. in third world countries) and then move on when the resource is depleted beyond profitability. Frequently leaving not just depressed local economic conditions (since almost all $ left the community during the boom) but also terrible environmental problems as well.
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:25 AM   #28
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What about MooseJaw? ..pretty weird name for a city.
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:28 AM   #29
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thats what extractive industries do. they build up a local community (frequently with tax incentives or direct costs [roads, power grid] from the various governments - esp. in third world countries) and then move on when the resource is depleted beyond profitability. Frequently leaving not just depressed local economic conditions (since almost all $ left the community during the boom) but also terrible environmental problems as well.
well in the late 80's and early 90's we had pensoil and quaker state refineries but once they were bought out the plants got shut down and there went all the jobs. Now the biggest employer in our county is Wal-mart hahah
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Old 03-10-2009, 11:38 AM   #30
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Arkansas:

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