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Old 05-22-2013, 06:36 PM   #31
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_city

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World's_most_livable_cities

I agree that Toronto is probably one of the safest places to raise a family, but just because the city is safe, doesn't mean it's "world class".

Safety is only a small part of the equation found in the first link. Still puts Toronto in the 11-15 range. Whatever anyone says, the cut off line for a city being world class and not world class is purely subjective. Obviously NYC, Tokyo, etc. are more world class. But it's like saying Kevin Garnett isn't a world class bball player simply because Kareem is. Whatever your cut off line is, that's your call, but to point to other cities as the reason why really isn't much of a in depth reason. Know what I'm saying?

"I can jump really high."

What's your vert?"

"38 inches."

"Pshhh, you can barely jump. My vert is 45."

Many people who rate these cities as a living call Toronto world class. From my perspective, that's good enough for me.

PS: Not trying to get into an argument about whether Toronto is great or not. I enjoy spending as much time there as possible. My argument is more centered around the logic that one city can't be world class because another city is better.

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Old 05-23-2013, 02:10 AM   #32
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Toronto is a World Class City. However, I feel most outsiders are ignorant about the city. I mean, I've seen it called a small market, when it's obviously not. There's so much in this city to explore, the transportation isn't that great but... there's more than enough here to keep every demographic happy.

Just imagine if they voted for the Casino here ?
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:39 PM   #33
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Toronto is a World Class City. However, I feel most outsiders are ignorant about the city. I mean, I've seen it called a small market, when it's obviously not. There's so much in this city to explore, the transportation isn't that great but... there's more than enough here to keep every demographic happy.

Just imagine if they voted for the Casino here ?
I was hoping for that casino, but wasn't that informed. Just as a concept it sounded nice to me, I never bothered to research why people were so against it.
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Old 05-23-2013, 03:52 PM   #34
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My criteria for world class city:

Major league sports
Theater/Arts
Michelin star restaurants
International airport
Fortune 500 company headquarters
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Old 05-23-2013, 10:35 PM   #35
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How cute: a whole thread of Canadians talking to other Canadians about Canadians, like they're relevant or something.
Hey at least our city isnt named after a woman. Not to mention the charlotte shitcats, charlotte p*ssies or whatever you want to call that miserable team. If you are getting ragged on by a raptors fan then you know your team is dumpster material lmao
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:03 PM   #36
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Hey at least our city isnt named after a woman. Not to mention the charlotte shitcats, charlotte p*ssies or whatever you want to call that miserable team. If you are getting ragged on by a raptors fan then you know your team is dumpster material lmao


You wish you had my life. Admit it already.
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:15 PM   #37
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My criteria for world class city:

Major league sports
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So only US cities can be world class?
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Old 05-23-2013, 11:15 PM   #38
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You wish you had my life. Admit it already.
Nope. Dont get me wrong, dentistry is a great profession so you have clearly done well for yourself but my life aint so bad either. Besides, one's career isnt everything. For all I know you could be 5 feet tall with a 4 inch dick and anxiety issues.


Back to the main topic, Toronto > Charlotte and Canada> Murrica
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:23 AM   #39
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Nope. Dont get me wrong, dentistry is a great profession so you have clearly done well for yourself but my life aint so bad either. Besides, one's career isnt everything. For all I know you could be 5 feet tall with a 4 inch dick and anxiety issues.


Back to the main topic, Toronto > Charlotte and Canada> Murrica

Doesn't Dentistry have the highest suicide rates? I wouldn't call that a great profession. Cleaning peoples teeth everyday, for the rest of your life? Also knowing that everyone you see doesn't even want to be there?

There are other ways to make money without having to put your hands in strangers mouths on a daily basis.
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:46 AM   #40
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Default Re: That feels, bro. I hate TORONTO

Come to Asia then!

Where they:
Dont hold open doors
Smoke in elevators
Spit and throw trash everywhere
Cut in front of you in lines
Kids shit in front of you
Shove and push you to get on buses
And much more!

If you're a stranger, its like you don't exist. Smile at random person on the street, get a stink eye in return!

For what its worth, I loved Toronto when I visited. Super clean and friendly.

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Old 05-24-2013, 09:51 AM   #41
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Doesn't Dentistry have the highest suicide rates? I wouldn't call that a great profession. Cleaning peoples teeth everyday, for the rest of your life? Also knowing that everyone you see doesn't even want to be there?

There are other ways to make money without having to put your hands in strangers mouths on a daily basis.

You sound like an anti-dentite.
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:53 AM   #42
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So only US cities can be world class?

You could say that, but more so cities that aren't in Canada...or Europe for that matter.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:04 AM   #43
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So only US cities can be world class?

There is a global Fortune 500 list. Obviously still pretty US centric, but it's not like Toronto doesn't make that list more than any US city not named NYC.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:12 AM   #44
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There is a global Fortune 500 list. Obviously still pretty US centric, but it's not like Toronto doesn't make that list more than any US city not named NYC.
Gotcha.
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Old 05-24-2013, 11:30 AM   #45
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You sound like an anti-dentite.

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