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    Thumbs down Wires , Wires , Wires and MOAR wires...

    Wires in the woods...

    DSCN1020 by Nexis4Jersey09, on Flickr

    Wires on Main Street...

    DSC07847 by Nexis4Jersey09, on Flickr

    Wires in Urban areas where they shouldn't be...

    DSC08916 by Nexis4Jersey09, on Flickr

    DSCN0827 by Nexis4Jersey09, on Flickr

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    I agree, the moar wires are the ugliest

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    If these wires offend you, stay away from most older inner suburbs of most cities in the US. The US has wires all over it's suburbs, mostly hidden by trees.

    Oh, and for urban wires, never EVER live in Tokyo or much of Los Angeles, LOL!

    I happen to dislike wires in urban areas, but in Tokyo I could deal with them because of the urban structure there.. As for Tokyo, I tend not to notice ugliness (wires, grey ugly buildings) when the city is so exciting there are so many small pedestrian lanes everywhere in which to walk.

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    looks horrible over there..

    Tokyo street by puntxote, on Flickr

    Tokyo street after sunset by The Other Martin Tenbones, on Flickr

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    Default My type of wires!! as a railroader..heh heh

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ID:	15710Close up detail. These were taken between Otisville tunnel and Port Jervis on NJT&Metro north's Port Jervis line (aka Main line/Bergen County line in NJ borders.) It was the Erie Lackawanna Railway's Erie Main from Jersey city to Chicago Ill.Click image for larger version. 

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ID:	15713Photo of The abandoned Boonton(greenwood lake) line. Newark,NJ between Summer and Mt Prospect avenues.
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    NYC Aficionado from Oz Merry's Avatar
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    Crikey! That "Wires in the woods" view in #1 is plain scary. Fire hazard!

    Likewise (plus safety hazard) for that nice Manayunk stairway in #6.

    I'm spoilt. I live in an old neighbourhood that was converted to underground power quite a few years ago .

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    This is the only thread on Wired that's not off-topic.

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    I wish the spelling was better.


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