Farragut ranked fifth-best place to l...

Farragut ranked fifth-best place to live in Tennessee, Knoxville 50th

There are 13 comments on the Knoxville News Sentinel story from Dec 16, 2013, titled Farragut ranked fifth-best place to live in Tennessee, Knoxville 50th. In it, Knoxville News Sentinel reports that:

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Anonymous

Knoxville, TN

#1 Dec 16, 2013
I live in Farragut! Moved here from the North! The friends I work with assumed I was some sort of ignorant arrogant rude snob, because I live in Farragut! I finally proved them wrong and have made some good friends, out side of Farragut! I have lived in Farragut now for over 20 years and have exactly 3 friends, that will even speak to me & my family!
To this day I have never met such nasty snobby, rude arrogant people as live in Farragut! There are actually 2 ladies that walk almost on a daily basis past my house in their fancy designer jogging suits, I have tried to just say hello to these two and they actually stick their noses up in the air and walk right past me as if I am not even there...they will even stop their own conversation before that pass by and honest to goodness these 2 nasty women actually stick their noses up in the air, once they get passed me the noses come down & they continue their talking! No one ever speaks in this area unless they know for sure if you are wealthy and influential ....I had no clue people could be so snobby and I moved here from a "for real" high class area that puts Farragut to shame. I guess the South was really based on arrogance!
The Admiral

Morristown, TN

#2 Dec 20, 2013
Odds are that those 2 women are also northern transplants, just like you. Hence the snobbery.

Farragut starting going downhil circa 1988 when people from northern Virginia began moving here en masse. Since then it's been a windfall of yankees and the place is unrecognizable. You deserve the misery you people impose upon each other.
Damn The Torpedoes

Maryville, TN

#3 Dec 21, 2013
The first wave of you ('88-'93) were the most disgusting. The women were short, dumpy and always had that look on their faces like they were ready to argue about something. Their husbands looked like adult Harry Potters and seemed perpetually emasculated. Kids were equally ugly and like mom and dad, had no personality.

Its funny how they lived in such big expensive homes, yet drove cars like late model Ford Aerospace and Saturn's and dressed like JC Penney. Even with their attitudes they weren't fooling anyone. The sad part is that too many gained a foothold and turned Farragut into an ugly crappie that resembles whatever northern town they came from.
The Truth Hurts

Knoxville, TN

#4 Dec 21, 2013
So...Farragut is the 5th best city to live...in the 50th worst state in the country?

More meth addicts, more morbidly obese people, more welfare babies, more high school dropouts, more unwed mothers, more air and water pollution, more concealed hand guns...than any state in the country.

Something to be proud of.
buttereye

Maryville, TN

#5 Dec 21, 2013
The Truth Hurts wrote:
So...Farragut is the 5th best city to live...in the 50th worst state in the country?
More meth addicts, more morbidly obese people, more welfare babies, more high school dropouts, more unwed mothers, more air and water pollution, more concealed hand guns...than any state in the country.
Something to be proud of.
and more republican s.0.b. ees
Admiral Farragut

Morristown, TN

#6 Dec 22, 2013
If you didn't live here when Farragut was Concord and our area code was 615, then you aren't really "Farragut". Go back to Virginia.

Since: Dec 13

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#7 Dec 23, 2013
Great place to live.
Admiral Farragut

Morristown, TN

#8 Dec 23, 2013
ProAUI wrote:
Great place to live.
Was.
JCB

Woodland, CA

#9 Dec 25, 2013
Lived in TN for 13 years. Never heard of Farragut.
Admiral Farragut

Morristown, TN

#10 Jan 4, 2014
JCB wrote:
Lived in TN for 13 years. Never heard of Farragut.
So? Maybe you lived out in the sticks or something. Or maybe you spent all of your time wishing that you were back in Ohio to notice Farragut.
Concord

United States

#11 Thursday Feb 2
Admiral Farragut wrote:
If you didn't live here when Farragut was Concord and our area code was 615, then you aren't really "Farragut". Go back to Virginia.
Concord is still around. The mailing address for Farragut is either Concord or Knoxville.
christian frauds

Pine Knot, KY

#12 Saturday Feb 4
I bet that the problem is with the Mormons there, they come to Kentucky on occasion and call us stupid and uneducated. Their church leaders swept sexual abuse under the rug to protect their friend. Please keep them away from Ky.
Mistaken ID

Seymour, TN

#13 Saturday Feb 4
christian frauds wrote:
I bet that the problem is with the Mormons there, they come to Kentucky on occasion and call us stupid and uneducated. Their church leaders swept sexual abuse under the rug to protect their friend. Please keep them away from Ky.
You must be mistaken about the citizens of Farragut. The town has the most majestic homes in Knox County with the finest luxury automobiles traveling their roads. There mortgage and car payments are so high they can't afford the fuel to drive to Kentucky.

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