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Wow, Bostonians seem like such nice people 😳

Why are Native Bostonians even meaner than Native NYers? Like, calm down. No wonder my friend hates that city lmao. He always says it is because of the people from there. His exact words are “ Bostonians are generally square, self important assholes”

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by Anonymousreply 66Last Sunday at 11:56 AM


by Anonymousreply 1Last Friday at 2:39 PM


by Anonymousreply 2Last Friday at 2:39 PM

Massachusetts is filled with people like this. The one and only time I was gay bashed was in Springfield, MA.

I was sitting in my car a block away from a gay bar. This college aged guy comes up in front of the car and yells, "Are you a faggot?" I shook my head no. He then bangs his fist on the hood of my car and yells, "If you were, I'd have to rip your head off and shit down your neck."

They're worse than Southern rednecks.

by Anonymousreply 3Last Friday at 2:44 PM

Boston Irish are psychotic. The Irish curse.

by Anonymousreply 4Last Friday at 2:44 PM

That’s what Cambridge is for, darling.

by Anonymousreply 5Last Friday at 2:45 PM

Bostonian men are known for their Homophobia and Racism. They’re awfully closed minded.

by Anonymousreply 6Last Friday at 2:46 PM

We couldn’t give Boston back to the British if we wanted to.

by Anonymousreply 7Last Friday at 2:47 PM

r3 ....................................... *laughs*

by Anonymousreply 8Last Friday at 2:47 PM

I had to live in Boston for a couple years for work. It was horrid. I put in a transfer request within 6 months, and it took the next year and a half for me to move. I couldn't get out fast enough.

by Anonymousreply 9Last Friday at 2:49 PM

I hated it, too. Bunch of ugly, rude for no reason sub-humans.

by Anonymousreply 10Last Friday at 2:53 PM

Ugly? Some of the hottest celebs come out of Boston.

by Anonymousreply 11Last Friday at 2:54 PM

Butt ugly.

by Anonymousreply 12Last Friday at 2:56 PM

I moved there with my family when I was 14. It was awful. If you’re not from there, and if you’re not Irish or WASP you are viewed as suspect and less than. And the winters are dreadful. I moved away after college and have only been back twice (that was 15 years ago)

by Anonymousreply 13Last Friday at 2:57 PM

Mark Walberg and Chubby Ben Affleck. 🔥

by Anonymousreply 14Last Friday at 2:57 PM

R14, DL fave Arlene Francis.

by Anonymousreply 15Last Friday at 2:59 PM

Mark & Donnie Wahlberg

Ben & Casey Affleck

Matt Damon

John Krasinski

Chris Evans

James Spader

John Slattery

Misha Collins

Tom Brady

All from parts of Boston

by Anonymousreply 16Last Friday at 3:01 PM

New Yorker deflecting from the unwelcome negative attention on his city.

by Anonymousreply 17Last Friday at 3:01 PM

[quote] Tom Brady

Brady is from San Mateo.

by Anonymousreply 18Last Friday at 3:02 PM

You were born and raised in NY, r17?

Edward Norton is also from Boston

by Anonymousreply 19Last Friday at 3:02 PM

It's the Irish Americans for the most part. I always thought it was funny what a victim complex they have given how viciously they tended to bully others.

by Anonymousreply 20Last Friday at 3:05 PM

I admit to being Boston Irish Catholic. These guys are why I left. Personal note - my father was killed in that bar.

by Anonymousreply 21Last Friday at 3:06 PM

Any backwater burg produces some beauties. Though many in the list above I wouldn’t agree with at all. In my area we have : Sandra Bullock, Warren Beatty, Julianne Moore, Shirley McLean, Jared Leto, Jim Morrison, and Joan from Mad Men. Oh and Geena Rowland’s. At least. I’m too lazy to look up the whole list. This is just shitty old Arlington Va.

by Anonymousreply 22Last Friday at 3:07 PM

That's fucked up r21! Is that a shitty area? I've only driven around Boston on my way to Salem, Mass.

by Anonymousreply 23Last Friday at 3:08 PM

If we include famous Politicians and females, we also have

Michael Bloomberg (who had no business in NYC)

Uma Thurman

Mindy Kailing

Allison Janney

Bobby Brown

Ben Foster

Jack Lemmon

Jennifer Coolidge

The Kennedy’s

Leonard Nimoy

Maura Tierney

Barbara Walters

James Remar

Donna Summer

Connie Britton

Anthony Michael Hall

Just to name a few. So the idea no one comes out of Boston is a lie. Many stars have originally come from Boston.

by Anonymousreply 24Last Friday at 3:08 PM

Another factor is all the Ivy League grads. I've noticed hyper educated cities tend to be cold and nasty. DC has a similar energy to Boston.

by Anonymousreply 25Last Friday at 3:10 PM

So an idiot obviously using a cell phone videoing people on the street outside a bar is called out, mostly with silliness, and the OP and the posters here want to shit on Boston for it?

Yes, there are assholes in Massachusetts. As in the taper. And the posters here and the OP show the condition is more prevalent than one state.

Shit. We even have R20 pulling the ancient Irish prejudice.

Sorry about your father, R21. But for the other fools here, bar violence of different forms is common, and not focused on or limited to "Irish Bostonians," which is a fake term anyway because there ain't no Irish there.

by Anonymousreply 26Last Friday at 3:10 PM

[R21] Damn. I’m sorry. I’ve heard a lot about terrible things going down in those southie bars . Your poor dad. 😢😢

by Anonymousreply 27Last Friday at 3:10 PM

[quote] Edward Norton is also from Boston

Don’t make me swoon, r19.

by Anonymousreply 28Last Friday at 3:10 PM

Ummm Boston has some very beautiful areas. Like everywhere, there are good and bad parts. You will never find an area 100% clean and beautiful. Only in the kind of the naive

by Anonymousreply 29Last Friday at 3:10 PM

R26 unmmmm he called him a fat faggot.

by Anonymousreply 30Last Friday at 3:12 PM

"You think you're better than me?!"

by Anonymousreply 31Last Friday at 3:13 PM


by Anonymousreply 32Last Friday at 3:17 PM


Bette Davis

Leonard Bernstein

Mike Wallace

Ed McMahon

Donna Murphy

Walter Brennan

John Cena

John Enos

by Anonymousreply 33Last Friday at 4:00 PM

So many celebs came from Boston. Wow.

by Anonymousreply 34Last Friday at 4:03 PM

Celebs come from a Pittsburgh, too. Should I list them?

by Anonymousreply 35Last Friday at 4:05 PM

It’s that working class English/Irish obnoxiousness. Irish guys from Boston remind me a lot of English yob types who will shit all over you to feed their own tiny egos — even if you’re a total stranger — and if you call them on it they say “I’m just busting ya balls” (or the English version, just havin a laugh or just takin the piss).

by Anonymousreply 36Last Friday at 4:11 PM

Boston people are the best. I've visited quite a few times and have always found strangers to be helpful. In fact, I've had multiple experiences where I'm standing in front of a transit map and had people ask if I needed help. You're going to find this one hard to believe, but they have a very cool modesty. One of the 9/11 planes left from Logan Airport, the Boston Marathon bomber...Boston had a big role in major events and they took care of business and then shut up. I don't want to name other cities but some keep reliving awful situations they've been through ad nauseum.

by Anonymousreply 37Last Friday at 7:50 PM

Why didn’t the guy present hole and say come on, what are you waiting for?

by Anonymousreply 38Last Friday at 8:28 PM

Massachusetts are full of the cuntiest cunts who ever cunted.

by Anonymousreply 39Last Friday at 9:07 PM

One of these days they’re going to fuck with the wrong person and they’ll get the shit beat out of them.

by Anonymousreply 40Last Friday at 10:30 PM

r40 Bostonian men tend to be aggressive and rough. I doubt they will lose the fight to some prissy queen.

by Anonymousreply 41Last Friday at 10:45 PM

[quote]I don't want to name other cities but some keep reliving awful situations they've been through ad nauseum.

Oh please. We are STILL luxuriating in the Boston Marathon bombings years after the fact.

by Anonymousreply 42Last Friday at 10:54 PM

I lived in Boston in the late 80's. There were so many place you were forbidden to walk around at night, anything beyond Mass General, Dorchester, South Boston, Mattapan.

by Anonymousreply 43Last Saturday at 6:06 AM

R43 it’s not like that now.

by Anonymousreply 44Last Saturday at 6:10 AM

Always hated Boston and don’t understand why people choose to live there. Some good historic architecture is the best I can see. But Philly does it better. The Philly Irish aren’t as virulently racist and violent. There is more diversity and snobbery was never encouraged like in old Boston.

by Anonymousreply 45Last Saturday at 7:17 AM

They certainly were NOT civilized when it came to busing in the 1970's.

by Anonymousreply 46Last Saturday at 7:36 AM

Oh shit! Those my bro’s!

by Anonymousreply 47Last Saturday at 7:41 AM

Horrible, fugly people.

by Anonymousreply 48Last Saturday at 7:41 AM

Monkey Monk was strictly FROM the GUTTER.

by Anonymousreply 49Last Saturday at 7:42 AM

Marky Mark was HOT

by Anonymousreply 50Last Saturday at 7:52 AM

R46 Stupidest idea ever! Why do you think pols will never back something like that today?

We have school vouchers, which help poor students in bad schools attend better schools. However, you don't take students attending better schools and bus them to shitty schools.

This led to MASSIVE white flight, and decreased Boston's public school enrollment drastically!

I would have been one of the parents, out in the streets, throwing rocks too, if my crumb snatchers had to pull up and leave all their friends/teachers/environment for some ridiculous social experiment. AND YOU WOULD TOO!

by Anonymousreply 51Last Saturday at 8:05 AM

Boston busing was so mishandled.

While they were busing kids back and forth between South Boston and Roxbury, Chinatown had 100 percent Chinese schools. Not one white, black or brown person ever set foot in in a publicly financed school in Chinatown. So much for diversity.

Sooooo many kids dropped out of school. There was a whole generation who had no diplomas. No money for improvements or programs, only for buses. It impacted the Boston school system for years. Surrounded by universities and colleges but what a crappy school system.

Thank you Judge Garrity.

by Anonymousreply 52Last Saturday at 8:27 AM

The Tam is a dive bar in the theater district. Cash only. It's not in South Boston. And I'm pretty sure that guy is Italian. So one asshole out of twenty. Not bad odds in Boston.

by Anonymousreply 53Last Saturday at 8:33 AM

I've always liked Boston. I've been there probably a dozen times sometimes on business. And I'm Irish but they wouldn't know that. I find the people there nice and unassuming. Not flashy. People there seem normal to me. Never had any issues except for one hotel security guy who was caught breaking into my room. But he didn't have an Irish last name. The cop who arrested him did.

by Anonymousreply 54Last Saturday at 8:37 AM

Boston is never going to be as great a place as New York!

by Anonymousreply 55Last Saturday at 8:42 AM

NYC is not even great anymore. I’m sick of the hype. It’s been sanitized to the point it feels like every other city.

by Anonymousreply 56Last Saturday at 8:44 AM

This Boston aggressiveness and crudeness has been satirized many times on comedy shows - with good reason.

I don't understand it - but if there's a mouthy guy that's quick to fight, many times it's been a guy from Boston, in my experience.

However, they are still behind Long Island and NJ. Lots of trashy, aggressively mean talk there from both men and women. It's insane.

There are working class types in all major US cities, but they're not as aggressive as in Boston and NYC tri-state area. Why is that?

It's like it is some civic counterbalance for culture and refinement.

by Anonymousreply 57Last Saturday at 9:00 AM

^^^ And the driving is atrocious. They’ll cut you off just for meanness. I’m a Mary about driving in the Northeast and won’t do it.

by Anonymousreply 58Last Saturday at 9:15 AM

OOO. A Southern Belle. I always wanted to court a Southern Belle.

by Anonymousreply 59Last Saturday at 11:42 AM

I wish gays would get some balls and start carrying guns. It would be for their own good since assholes never want to fight one on one but want to fight one vs. a group. Not exactly fair.

by Anonymousreply 60Last Saturday at 1:03 PM

[quote] We are STILL luxuriating in the Boston Marathon bombings years after the fact.

That’s because it helps them momentarily assuage their inferiority complex regarding New York: “Hey! We were attacked too!”

by Anonymousreply 61Last Saturday at 10:37 PM

Cold, unfriendly and uninteresting.

by Anonymousreply 62Last Saturday at 10:48 PM

The architecture downtown is pretty, but most of the rest of the city is a shithole the further out from downtown you get.

by Anonymousreply 63Last Saturday at 11:03 PM

Fat, ugly people complains about finding no love nowhere. Nothing new. NEXT! One of the best cities I ever visited.

by Anonymousreply 64Last Saturday at 11:07 PM

[quote] NYC is not even great anymore. I’m sick of the hype. It’s been sanitized to the point it feels like every other city.

Fortunately for me, this is far from the truth!

by Anonymousreply 65Last Saturday at 11:13 PM

NYC is great if you’re rich. Otherwise it’s overcrowded and never ending work.

by Anonymousreply 66Last Sunday at 11:56 AM
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