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Jan 16, 2008 06:32 AM

Baltimore Is Not Washington, DC

FYI. It gets on my nerves that Baltimore and Washigton DC are lumped together as though Baltimore is a suburb of the nation's capitol. I really think that being 40 miles apart, Baltimore should have it's own board.I'm sick and tired of my fair city being an afterthought. Anyone else??????

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  1. I actually think it's pretty cool that we share a board with DC, yet on any given day you'll find a huge number of topics about Baltimore.

    As a medium-sized city, we're pretty well represented. Consider that Dallas, San Diego, Philadelphia and Seattle don't have their own boards. I think we're pretty lucky to have the one we have, and we do a good job of justifying our place on it.

    1. I live in Baltimore but work between the two cities. If you were going to make seperate boards where would Annapolis, Columbia, Laurel (basically all of Anne Arundel and Howard counties fit?).

      1. If this makes you feel any better, Omaha is 750 miles from Cincinnati and we share a board...

        1. All of SE Asia shares a board with a bunch of other countries in Greater Asia.

          1. ALL of the South shares a glad you get as small a grouping as you do. (And I am a former Balmoron. I just don't find it offensive. It just means that geographically, you are near one another.)

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            1. re: LizR

              Don't complain! At least Baltimore is "recognized."
              What about poor l'il ol' Wilmington, Delaware? Where does one actually go for that one?
              It is so near Philadelphia that many Philly people want to recommend places to their friends but no one will ever see it if the forum nannies remove it from the Pennsylvania site.
              It sits in limbo.

              1. re: idia

                Wilmington, DE is covered on the Mid-Atlantic board. If you want to make a recommendation there in response to something on the Pennsylvania board, you are always welcome to post it on Mid-Atlantic, and post a pointer on the Pennsylvania board thread.