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Top 11 Topics that Will Make Your Blood Boil and Fire Flow From Your Fingertips

by Prince Of Petworth February 7, 2014 at 4:20 pm 38 Comments

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Many a keyboard were smashed coming up with this list:

11. Snow – preparation/shoveling/saving parking spots
10. Politics – the mayor/corruption/council members/bleeding heart/guns/schools/Redskins/parking meters
9. Grocery stores – Trader Joe’s/Whole Foods/Safeway/Wegmans/Giant/Lines/Rumors/parking
8. Restaurants – I hate chains/I love chains/small plates/$20 hamburger/bread/service/bringing kids/good Chinese food/parking
7. Real Estate and Rental Prices – it’s too high/too low/off street parking
6. Bicycle vs Car vs Pedestrian vs Metro – bike lanes/buses/streetcar/metro delays/X2/parking
5. Hipsters – bars/drugs/drinking/yuppies/are their jeans too tight?/is their coffee too expensive? do they even exist in DC?
4. Neighborhood borders/names (see last Friday)
3. Crime – blaming the victim/race/affordable housing/iphone/good or bad cops/projects/crime cameras/speed cameras/cars broken into while parked
2. Dogs – dog parks/dog shit/dog attacks/pitbulls/leashes/dog walkers/dogs in bars/dogs left unattended in front of stores or in parked cars
1. Gentrification (of course) – Revitalization/Native Washingtonian vs Newcomer/myopic twits/I’ve lived here longer than you/race/development with/without enough parking/and all of the above


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