Braidwood

Aurora, IL

#44 May 31, 2008
I was born in Des Moines Iowa and visited last year when my Grandson started classes at Drake.
I was born in 1942 (at home) Second ave.I think the expressway is now where I was born.It is confusing to read all of the negative Topix information.My family moved to Illinois around 1950 or 52.WE finally settled in Illinois.I would like to know if there are any people that remember the Camito family..Just interested..
Tony Soprano

United States

#45 Jun 1, 2008
If u pic up dis state and move it next 2 Alabama no one would notice or care. Fat,ugly, pig face people. What da difference between a pig with lipstick and an Iowa woman.. nuttin

"T"
Bob

West Des Moines, IA

#46 Jun 2, 2008
Tony Soprano wrote:
If u pic up dis state and move it next 2 Alabama no one would notice or care. Fat,ugly, pig face people. What da difference between a pig with lipstick and an Iowa woman.. nuttin
"T"
Actually they would know the difference, we don't talk with a southern drawl or use y'all in common speech. And dude you are from Ohio, you ever been to Cleveland, they should re-name it "Filth-land"? And don't even get me started on the rat infested Cincinnati. To top it off, you share a border with the two most hillbilly states in the Union Kentucky and West Virgina. When you want to stop swimming in the cesspool, you let me know and we got a place right here in Iowa for you bro.
Corey

Hampton, SC

#47 Jun 2, 2008
I've been an Iowan for a good part of my life, it has its pros and cons just like anywhere else. Why the bashing of different areas of the country? Who really cares, you don't want to live where I am and I don't want to live where you are, enough said.

P.S.- To Iowans: many people consider Iowans hillbillies, it sure doesn't help your argument when you can not use proper English.

“Dee Dee Dee”

Since: May 08

Percival Iowa

#48 Jun 8, 2008
iowans arent as dumb as you think. we are proud of our state. and we have everything we need here. I wouldnt move if i ever had the chance. People are just jealous of us because we dont have ridiculous accents.
Bob

West Des Moines, IA

#49 Jun 8, 2008
Corey wrote:
I've been an Iowan for a good part of my life, it has its pros and cons just like anywhere else. Why the bashing of different areas of the country? Who really cares, you don't want to live where I am and I don't want to live where you are, enough said.
P.S.- To Iowans: many people consider Iowans hillbillies, it sure doesn't help your argument when you can not use proper English.
Grammar doesn't apply to internet blogs. It's not a doctoral dissertation.
Happy Ex-Iowan

San Diego, CA

#50 Jun 10, 2008
I'm so glad I shook my boredom and hit the road and never came back. I lived in Iowa the first 26 years of my life. Where I live is not perfect but opportunity, open-mindedness, great weather, and things to do make up for the negatives here in San Diego. Leave Iowa to the farmers. Free yourselves now homies!
Happy Ex-Iowan

San Diego, CA

#51 Jun 10, 2008
Twirl This wrote:
iowans arent as dumb as you think. we are proud of our state. and we have everything we need here. I wouldnt move if i ever had the chance. People are just jealous of us because we dont have ridiculous accents.
Sorry to break it to you,Iowans have draw. The Upper Midwest accent is the preferred sound for broadcast radio and tv announcers. Also Midwesterners do well at businesses with a nationwide model.
Tanya World Traveler

Des Moines, IA

#52 Jun 13, 2008
Iowa SUCKS nothing but misquitos. dont forget boring lame aventureland, dirty grays lake ,fat people, its so boring they dont even sell nice shoes at the malls. Jordan creek sucks!!!
Reply to dmi515
If you do not like Iowa Go back where you came from!! We do not want you nor do we like you!!
iowa is ok

United States

#53 Jun 14, 2008
I've spent a lot of time in Iowa. I'd rather be there than anywhere in South Florida.
Joe

Osceola, IA

#54 Jun 28, 2008
Bob, grammar DOES matter. Writing like an idiot gives the impression to all that one IS an idiot, and should not be taken seriously. I see you've demonstrated the ability to spell, use punctuation, and put words in the proper order, and I don't think that's asking too much.
Bob wrote:
<quoted text>
that's what I am talking about bro...
Iowa Is A Joke

Dallas, TX

#55 Jun 29, 2008
I came down frm Minnesota 6 months ago to this joke of a state called Iowa to take care of my grandparents. I can honestly say this place is the rudest place I have ever been to in my life. Everybody around is always in a pissed off mood, no style, the most obease people in the world, boring as hell, nobody here knows how 2 drive I could go on and on. I am so gald im not frm here, and I would be so imbarresed if i was.
iowa sucks

Cerrillos, NM

#56 Jun 29, 2008
i love this thread. iowa sucks...period. i can't believe people actually live in that shithole...or should i say cesspool? that's right, from all that raw sewage that leaked out during the flood, iowa really is a cesspool!
jeff

Bath, MI

#57 Jun 30, 2008
iowasucks wrote:
after tomorrow, your ridiculously overhyped hillbilly state will be forgotten for the next four years. thank god almighty.
This coming from a guy in New Jersey, God's toilet. At least we can drive around and not get carjacked by a crackhead. At least people here dont go around murdering each other, because homeboy skimped on my dime bag. Stay in that cess pool, wannabe New York state. Ill take Iowa over that dump any day.
jeff

Bath, MI

#58 Jun 30, 2008
Iowa is in the top five in the nation for education. Some of you idiots should come here and utilize it. Maybe you will learn how to form a coherent sentence.
Happy Ex-Iowa

San Diego, CA

#59 Jul 1, 2008
Why do Iowans pat themselves on the back constantly on how they have a low the crime rate? When I lived there I never seen so many petty thieves and druggies. There is no culture,no entertainment, and no opportunity. They have a decent public education system but anybody with ambition leaves in their twenties. You either turn to crime for excitement, drugs or alcohol to relieve your death of boredom, or just become As "Iowa Is A Joke" said rude and angry. I was back for a family visit and just driving down a two lane highway at 60 MPH. I came to a stop sign at in a small town and a angry moron jumped out of his car and beat on my window. My family said, "Oh you passed him a while back."
I guess I should have beat to a pulp for that offense.
jeff

Bath, MI

#60 Jul 3, 2008
If you dont like it in Iowa, stay the hell away, how hard is that to understand? Bitching and moaning on here like a little girl, about how much you hate Iowa isnt going to change anything.
Hawkeye State

Spokane, WA

#63 Jul 6, 2008
Idiots Out Walking Around? Is that the best you can do? You keep your desert shithole in AZ, we'll keep the world's food supply. Anybody that knows anything knows IOWA stands for "I Only Want Anhydrous."
Hawkeye State

Spokane, WA

#64 Jul 6, 2008
Iowa Is A Joke wrote:
I came down frm Minnesota 6 months ago to this joke of a state called Iowa to take care of my grandparents. I can honestly say this place is the rudest place I have ever been to in my life. Everybody around is always in a pissed off mood, no style, the most obease people in the world, boring as hell, nobody here knows how 2 drive I could go on and on. I am so gald im not frm here, and I would be so imbarresed if i was.
Q: You know why Iowa doesn't have a pro football team? A: Because Minnesota would want one too...
Hawkeye State

Spokane, WA

#65 Jul 6, 2008
iowa sucks wrote:
i love this thread. iowa sucks...period. i can't believe people actually live in that shithole...or should i say cesspool? that's right, from all that raw sewage that leaked out during the flood, iowa really is a cesspool!
Someone from New Mexico calling any of the other 49 states a shithole? Last time I rolled through your state I noticed your waste management philosophy was just to dump all your garbage by the side of the road. At least we don't have to dodge bullets in a the drug-gang partitioned war zone of Albequeerque on a daily basis.

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