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    Why don't you just pick whichever apartment you...

    Why don't you just pick whichever apartment you actually prefer?
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    Stay in a hostel. You're likely to get scammed if...

    Stay in a hostel. You're likely to get scammed if you send money to some random place on Craigslist you've never even visited.
  3. I actually like it. Great work from a great...

    I actually like it. Great work from a great institution.
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    Well-said, KenNYC. I'd also like to add that...

    Well-said, KenNYC.

    I'd also like to add that if being around black people would even be a social issue for you, I have some doubts that you'd even be admitted to Columbia. If you're serious about...
  5. I hope the dogs are both okay, and that the owner...

    I hope the dogs are both okay, and that the owner learns to keep an eye on her pets instead of the television set in the future.
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    Sticky: It certainly was- until you called it Sobro,...

    It certainly was- until you called it Sobro, NoyokA.

    Also, I'd like to give a welcome to my Bronx neighbors. It's good to see you guys on this forum.
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    Knock-offs aren't sold in "little shops," but...

    Knock-offs aren't sold in "little shops," but everything in Chinatown is open every Sunday, and Mother's Day is certainly no exception.
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    Sticky: I live in the Bronx and can be in midtown...

    I live in the Bronx and can be in midtown Manhattan within 20 minutes. How long is the trip from Staten Island?

    I'm also curious as to where and when you've been to the Bronx, and what exactly it...
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    Sticky: I'm confused here: Queens is too remote, but...

    I'm confused here: Queens is too remote, but Staten Island is A-OK? Long Island City is one subway stop from midtown. Also, if you're claiming that Brooklyn is "up and coming" and the Bronx has too...
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    If you can get a job, by all means, go for it....

    If you can get a job, by all means, go for it. What's your field?
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    The nickname would be Stuy Town, not "The Town."...

    The nickname would be Stuy Town, not "The Town."

    People tend to think it's an over-priced mess. Read up here:

    http://curbed.com/tags/stuyvesant-town
  12. What sort of input are you looking for? The...

    What sort of input are you looking for? The subway runs 24 hours a day, and it's how the majority of New Yorkers travel. Anything specific you're after?
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    Hypothetically, if everyone in the world held...

    Hypothetically, if everyone in the world held hands and sang in perfect harmony, wouldn't there be peace in the Middle East?
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    I actually do believe that if a person is so...

    I actually do believe that if a person is so fundamentally opposed to tipping that they refuse the practice on principle, then he or she should "get the hell out" of any place that requires tipping....
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    Good man. And to clarify the latter part of...

    Good man.

    And to clarify the latter part of your post- I honestly think that most business owners would sympathize with employees receiving sub-par tips. Not that anyone would go out of his or...
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    Here's an honest question: if you're aware that...

    Here's an honest question: if you're aware that in America, tipping is considered mandatory, how does one rationalize NOT tipping based upon the practices of their home country/any other random place...
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    I don't mean to argue, but I've been outside out...

    I don't mean to argue, but I've been outside out this country plenty, and understand your claims about the "gray economy." I've also made it a point to acquaint myself with the local customs of...
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    Why would giving someone a bad haircut risk...

    Why would giving someone a bad haircut risk anyone's job? Frankly, if you show such little respect to a stylist as to consistently underpay, I don't know why they'd continue to accept your...
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    A $100 haircut should be costing you at least...

    A $100 haircut should be costing you at least $120. If you've been stiffing the stylist on the tips, I imagine you won't care much for your next cut.
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    Nothing wrong at all, but it just struck me how...

    Nothing wrong at all, but it just struck me how different shopping for groceries is in NYC than pretty much everywhere else in the country.
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    I'm going with the primordial forest of...

    I'm going with the primordial forest of Manhattan:

    http://www.forgotten-ny.com/YOU%27D%20NEVER%20BELIEVE/inwood/inwood.html
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    That last post reveals that you don't shop for...

    That last post reveals that you don't shop for groceries in NYC, Ninjahedge!
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    Same. I usually start bagging after the checker...

    Same. I usually start bagging after the checker has scanned a few things and made no effort to start bagging his/herself. I can't stand waiting on line at the grocery store while some idiot stares...
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    For the record, only 35% of New York City...

    For the record, only 35% of New York City residents are non-Hispanic whites. I have no idea where anyone would have come up with that 75% quote.
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    Exactly- and don't your in-laws live closer to...

    Exactly- and don't your in-laws live closer to Long Island than they do Manhattan?
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