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  • A Yahoo! User Jul 10, 2012 11:25 Flag

    Couldn't believe my luck!

    raining here....still!

    baltimore, isnt that where the wire is set?
    im way behind, just finished watching the 1st series.
    its very good. looks very rough, but im sure there are rich nice areas too.

    who cares if its friendly, u get to see spurs play.

    also, our under armour kit is out soon, is that brand big in america?

    so what do u think of the east side compared to the west side rambro?

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    • Whoops! forgot to answer some of your questions.

      Baltimore...it is a bit of a rough place; what made The Wire so good was its realism (scary huh!). East West North South, all areas are touched by some the madness (I will say this, they had their lowest murder total since the 70's last year...I also heard from a local, that they fiddle with the crime stats too...so, who knows).

      Like any other city there are good parts and bad parts. I work downtown near the Inner Harbor (toruist area), most of the "not-so-good action happens in various pockets of the city, but there are some pretty cool areas too (I lived in one for 8 months, but ended up moving to the 'burbs as I like my peace and quiet).

      The medical profession rules in Baltimore (Johns Hopkins Hospital and College are here...not sure if you're familiar with it...world reknowned, or so I'm told...met a few Brits that go there).

      The locals are passionate about their sports teams (moreso than anywhere else I've been over here).

      The one thing I'll say is...it is NOT New York (but then aagain, where is?)...but all in all, its cool.

    • Ahhh, rained on my parade there SB, there I was thinking that I was just a lucky so and so! Under Armour are a Baltimore based corporation! Doh! (The young lad that owns them is a multi-millionaire, if not a billionaire).

      Anyway, luck or corporate planning, I get to see Spurs play again YAY!

    • Yo 'SB'!!!

      Tell Omar from Fab that smoking is a terrible habit and extremely bad for ones health, and that he really should give it up.