Why is Lindenhurst such a Ghetto?

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Feb 17, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>No, I have a classmate who works for LIPA as a VP of Engineering. Another is a VP for Sun Trust in Atlanta. One is a famous rapper (Rakim). Another is a Head Coach for the University of Penn and a graduate of that same school. Another is a school principal in Medford. And, that is just off the top of my head from my class of 1986. So, you stfu. Trailer trash!
Lindenhurst can't be compared to ghetto wyandanch. Lindenhurst residents 18 and older have jobs and don't stand in front of storefronts with their pants on the ground with crackheads walking everywhere.

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#650
Feb 17, 2013
 
HeyItsMe wrote:
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Lindenhurst can't be compared to ghetto wyandanch. Lindenhurst residents 18 and older have jobs and don't stand in front of storefronts with their pants on the ground with crackheads walking everywhere.
I also have disdain for that behavior and will not attempt to explain it. People like myself, did not participate in that sort of behavior. I left for college and never came back. Some of my friends have. Wyandanch is no Utopia, but it's not a Medford, Lindenhurst, or fill in the blank trailer-park community.
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#652
Feb 21, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>I also have disdain for that behavior and will not attempt to explain it. People like myself, did not participate in that sort of behavior. I left for college and never came back. Some of my friends have. Wyandanch is no Utopia, but it's not a Medford, Lindenhurst, or fill in the blank trailer-park community.
Yea it's (Wyandanch) much more ghetto and trashy (and so are the people)

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#653
Feb 22, 2013
 
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Yea it's (Wyandanch) much more ghetto and trashy (and so are the people)
I do not deny that the element you descibe exists. But, it is not the overwhelming majority. The average Wyandanch resident gets up and goes to work. Their children go on to college, and lead normal lives. I know this, I am one of them. In spite of having a poor start in life, I am now a 6-figure income earner at Bank of America. I am not bragging, just stating the facts. I have classmates who have PhD's and MBA's from Wyandanch. They have degrees from St Lawrence, RIT, Albany, UNC, Maryland, Syracuse (yuk), Maine, etc... And that is off the top of my head.

There is an element that does stand on street corners. Just like there exists an element of meth-heads in your town.
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Feb 22, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>I do not deny that the element you descibe exists. But, it is not the overwhelming majority. The average Wyandanch resident gets up and goes to work. Their children go on to college, and lead normal lives. I know this, I am one of them. In spite of having a poor start in life, I am now a 6-figure income earner at Bank of America. I am not bragging, just stating the facts. I have classmates who have PhD's and MBA's from Wyandanch. They have degrees from St Lawrence, RIT, Albany, UNC, Maryland, Syracuse (yuk), Maine, etc... And that is off the top of my head.
There is an element that does stand on street corners. Just like there exists an element of meth-heads in your town.
Wow you're really an idiot! There are people in Lindenhurst south of Montauk Hwy who have million dollar homes so stfu. The rest is modest and blue colar.

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#655
Feb 22, 2013
 
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Wow you're really an idiot! There are people in Lindenhurst south of Montauk Hwy who have million dollar homes so stfu. The rest is modest and blue colar.
Actually, I have a PhD and earn a 6-figure income. It is not likely that I could be considered retarded. I am categorically superior to you. Have an awesome day.

Wyandanch!
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Feb 22, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>Actually, I have a PhD and earn a 6-figure income. It is not likely that I could be considered retarded. I am categorically superior to you. Have an awesome day.
Wyandanch!
You don't even know who I am. Also we're all high achievers on the internet, did you know I'm a 7 foot tall pro wrestling quarterback millionaire. Btw you seem to post a lot on this website

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#657
Feb 23, 2013
 
HeyItsMe wrote:
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You don't even know who I am. Also we're all high achievers on the internet, did you know I'm a 7 foot tall pro wrestling quarterback millionaire. Btw you seem to post a lot on this website
I sm not supposed to know who you are. But, you make a great point; I can tell you anything I want, true or not. So, where do we go from here?
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#658
Mar 25, 2013
 
Lived in lindenhurst twice both times had horrible experience cars broken into tires slashed bikes stolen drug dealing tenants above or below domestic violence above or below in both places we lived could not wait to get out
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#659
Apr 6, 2013
 
Beware of shore drive illegal apartment in Lindenhurst! Has a couple of apartments within his house with no kitchen, throws in a toaster oven on a counter has a refrigerator and tells you to wash kitchen dishes in the bathroom sink. Takes money and waits a couple of weeks and throws you out! Something needs to be done with these people who are taking advantage of people who cannot afford to put down a ton of security etc.
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#660
Apr 6, 2013
 
Illegal apartments are destroying Lindenhurst
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#661
Apr 28, 2013
 
I had the mis-fortune of living in this horrible town for about 4 years. I have lived in many places on the east coast and Lindenhurst goes down as the trashiest of them all. I now live in Honolulu and hope that the next hurricane that hits will wipe this low life trashy town off the map once and for all. I hate you Lindenhurst and all the uneducated white trash low lives that make up your population. Mahalo
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#662
May 28, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>No, I have a classmate who works for LIPA as a VP of Engineering. Another is a VP for Sun Trust in Atlanta. One is a famous rapper (Rakim). Another is a Head Coach for the University of Penn and a graduate of that same school. Another is a school principal in Medford. And, that is just off the top of my head from my class of 1986. So, you stfu. Trailer trash!
Wow thats about 5 ppl out of prob around 500 which almost half didnt graduate theres statistics for thia kinda shit they dont lie
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#663
May 28, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>I do not deny that the element you descibe exists. But, it is not the overwhelming majority. The average Wyandanch resident gets up and goes to work. Their children go on to college, and lead normal lives. I know this, I am one of them. In spite of having a poor start in life, I am now a 6-figure income earner at Bank of America. I am not bragging, just stating the facts. I have classmates who have PhD's and MBA's from Wyandanch. They have degrees from St Lawrence, RIT, Albany, UNC, Maryland, Syracuse (yuk), Maine, etc... And that is off the top of my head.
There is an element that does stand on street corners. Just like there exists an element of meth-heads in your town.
U seriously know so much about other ppl's lives which is pretty creepy or are u makin it all up? N the normal peoples children actually dont go off to college only about 20% do thats 1 in 5 which is terrible
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#664
May 29, 2013
 
What happened to that woman in Lindenhurst that used to have her whole family pee in bottles and had no running water, heat, etc?

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May 29, 2013
 
Long island wrote:
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U seriously know so much about other ppl's lives which is pretty creepy or are u makin it all up? N the normal peoples children actually dont go off to college only about 20% do thats 1 in 5 which is terrible
I know some things about people I grew up with. Like you know something about people you grew up with. So you are eith a self-absorbed ego maniac and not concerned with your friends and classmates, or you are a social misfit. Either one is fine with me.
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#666
Jun 2, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
<quoted text>I know some things about people I grew up with. Like you know something about people you grew up with. So you are eith a self-absorbed ego maniac and not concerned with your friends and classmates, or you are a social misfit. Either one is fine with me.
Wyandanch is one of the worst places on Long Island along with Roosevelt, Hempstead, and Brentwood. Lindenhurst is just like West Babylon, Deer Park, Farmingdale, or North Babylon. This I Hate Syracuse guy is just really delusional probably from all the crack he's smoked growing up in Crimedanch.
Also Lindenhurst has Pat Benetar while Wyandanch has Rakim (does this impress anyone with class).
Also I Hate Syracuse how about you use actual statistics to site your claims.

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Jun 2, 2013
 
HeyItsMe wrote:
<quoted text>Wyandanch is one of the worst places on Long Island along with Roosevelt, Hempstead, and Brentwood. Lindenhurst is just like West Babylon, Deer Park, Farmingdale, or North Babylon. This I Hate Syracuse guy is just really delusional probably from all the crack he's smoked growing up in Crimedanch.
Also Lindenhurst has Pat Benetar while Wyandanch has Rakim (does this impress anyone with class).
Also I Hate Syracuse how about you use actual statistics to site your claims.
I do not have to. I have lived in foster care in Wyandanch, Deer Park, Brentwood, Medford, CI, NB, and Dix Hills. I know good and bad towns. I still went on to college and did quite well.
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#668
Jun 3, 2013
 
I Hate Syracuse wrote:
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I do not have to. I have lived in foster care in Wyandanch, Deer Park, Brentwood, Medford, CI, NB, and Dix Hills. I know good and bad towns. I still went on to college and did quite well.
yup doin so good tht u sit on the computer every night trying to convince ppl tht wyandanch isnt ghetto, and without statistics ur point of view is worthless so stfu wyandanch hempstead brentwood copaigue roosevelt parts of west bab north bab westbury central islip coram mastic n other areas are ghetto

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Jun 4, 2013
 
Long island wrote:
<quoted text> yup doin so good tht u sit on the computer every night trying to convince ppl tht wyandanch isnt ghetto, and without statistics ur point of view is worthless so stfu wyandanch hempstead brentwood copaigue roosevelt parts of west bab north bab westbury central islip coram mastic n other areas are ghetto
What does ghetto mean. Wyandanch has its problems, of course. But, my experiences were, where we were very poor, I was with lots of friends who had fathers in their households, meals daily, and stability. I did not have that personally, so did that make me ghetto, or was I able to recognize where I needed to be to have greater comforts. What makes a town 'ghetto' I ask. And, why do we want to romantacize it?

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