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Oklahoma City named most manly city
Gant Daily ^ | 15JUN2012 | Diane Alter

Posted on 06/17/2012 10:11:54 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine

Oklahoma City, OK, United States (4E) – Oklahoma City has been dubbed “America’s Manliest City” in the fourth annual Combo’s “America’s Manliest Cities” list.

Conducted by New Jersey-based Mars Chocolate, in conjunction with research expert Bert Sperling, the list ranks the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas using a scale that takes into account the number of home improvement stores, steak houses and “manly” occupations per capita.

Cities stood to lose points if they had too many “girly” or feminine factors, such as a high number of nail salons or high-end retail boutiques.

Topping the list as America’s Manliest City is Oklahoma City. Columbia, S.C. was ranked second and Memphis landed at No.3.

Nashville, Tenn., ranked first last year, dropped to fourth. Rounding out the top five was Birmingham. Ala.

Ranked No. 50, making it the least manly state in the study, was San Diego.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Oklahoma
KEYWORDS: city; manliest; manly; okc; oklahomacity; thunderup; usa

1 posted on 06/17/2012 10:12:00 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Expect a sudden influx of gays looking for Manly Men...


2 posted on 06/17/2012 10:13:26 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1244 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama is not a Big Brother [he's a Big Sissy...])
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Seems to me that there were more single women than single men there also.


3 posted on 06/17/2012 10:14:25 AM PDT by mountainlion (I am voting for Sarah after getting screwed again by the DC Thugs.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Choctaw Bingo
4 posted on 06/17/2012 10:14:55 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I liked Oklahoma City. It was square. My family doesn’t care about steak houses, because we cook steaks at home, but OKC also has the National Western Heritage Center (the “Cowbow Hall of Fame,” as was) and the 45th Infantry Museum. Those are very manly attractions. And in Norman, there’s the University of Oklahoma, a football-y place, and the Natural History Museum, with giant dinosaurs for mini-men.

I wouldn’t mind going back there, if the stars aligned aright.


5 posted on 06/17/2012 10:15:38 AM PDT by Tax-chick (All that, plus a real-meat cheezburger and wine.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Cities stood to lose points if they had too many “girly” or feminine factors

What a bizarre attitude.

What's my wife supposed to do - learn auto repair or carpentry?

Wouldn't a city be better if it has both "manly" and "girly" things to do?

Would you want to live in a city with no women?

6 posted on 06/17/2012 10:16:13 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Cities stood to lose points if they had too many “girly” or feminine factors, such as a high number of nail salons or high-end retail boutiques.

Stupid. Manly men haves wives, and wives need nail salons and Macy's. Trust me on this.

7 posted on 06/17/2012 10:16:22 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Oklahoma is know as the belt buckle of the Bible Belt. Seems like manliness and Godliness just kinda go together.


8 posted on 06/17/2012 10:16:29 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: null and void

Hey! You can’t forget about Allana! All them guys in their Aliens Helmets, graphite bikes and prissy pants bicycling in the middle of traffic, can you?


9 posted on 06/17/2012 10:17:01 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Been there a few times...good people.


10 posted on 06/17/2012 10:18:00 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Jack Hydrazine
The most manly city in America?

Simple.

Whatever city Mountn Man is in at the time is the manliest city.

11 posted on 06/17/2012 10:18:32 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Melas

That that sentence again. They said ‘too many “girly” or feminine factors’.


12 posted on 06/17/2012 10:20:04 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I wonder if Tampa is mentioned.


13 posted on 06/17/2012 10:22:41 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: Gaffer

Um. Actually I have absolutely no idea what you’re talking about.


14 posted on 06/17/2012 10:23:30 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1244 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama is not a Big Brother [he's a Big Sissy...])
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To: Melas

This woman can’t afford Macy’s.

Oh,well. They cater to the queers,anyway.


15 posted on 06/17/2012 10:24:25 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: Izzy Dunne
Actually lets do a little simple math.

Lets say nail salons average 10 customers per day each. There are 15 nail salons. 100 women get their nails done.

16 posted on 06/17/2012 10:24:48 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Step adside, OK City, and make way for your little brother!

“I’m proud to be an Okie from Muskogee”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2180268/posts

Believe it or not, this was a Canadian redneck hippy anthem in 1970 bars!


17 posted on 06/17/2012 10:25:11 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Isn’t Tampa considered the strip club capital of the US?


18 posted on 06/17/2012 10:26:53 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: Izzy Dunne

>>What’s my wife supposed to do - learn auto repair or carpentry?

Are you saying that she can’t? She could clean fish, landscape your yard, spend time at the pistol range...

For most people, it is unnecessary for the article and the thread, but for you: </SARC>


19 posted on 06/17/2012 10:27:08 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: null and void

That’s okay....not everyone is expected to comprehend a reply that says “been there ......good people” to an article that notes the manliness of Oklahoma City. Albeit, a complement on the people Oklahoma City, I guess I should have said “I seen an Oklahoma Citian eat a barr” or something... it was nothing more than a complement.


20 posted on 06/17/2012 10:29:52 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: mountn man

>> 100 women get their nails done.

It isn’t the number of women in the nail salon that deducts manliness points. It is the number of men getting their nails done in salons that deducts points.


21 posted on 06/17/2012 10:30:17 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: headsonpikes

Gotta click this link!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-iYY2FQHFwE


22 posted on 06/17/2012 10:34:04 AM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

The list is right here.
http://www.americasmanliestcities.com/

1. Oklahoma City, OK
2. Columbia, SC
3. Memphis, TN
4. Nashville, TN
5. Birmingham, AL
6. Houston, TX
7. St. Louis, MO
8. Toledo, OH
9. Cleveland, OH
10. Charlotte, NC
11. Louisville, KY
12. Cincinnati, OH
13. Indianapolis, IN
14. New Orleans, LA
15. Dallas, TX
16. Pittsburgh, PA
17. Atlanta, GA
18. Dayton, OH
19. Milwaukee, WI
20. Kansas City, MO
21. Jacksonville, FL
22. Richmond, VA
23. Tampa, FL
24. Providence, RI
25. Phoenix, AZ
26. Salt Lake City, UT
27. Columbus, OH
28. Orlando, FL
29. Philadelphia, PA
30. Grand Rapids, MI
31. Detroit, MI
32. Portland, OR
33. Buffalo, NY
34. Denver, CO
35. Baltimore, MD
36. Miami, FL
37. Chicago, IL
38. Las Vegas, NV
39. New York, NY
40. Minneapolis, MN
41. Seattle, WA
42. Harrisburg, PA
43. Washington, DC
44. Sacramento, CA
45. Rochester, NY
46. Los Angeles, CA
47. Boston, MA
48. Oakland, CA
49. San Francisco, CA
50. San Diego, CA


23 posted on 06/17/2012 10:34:37 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: mountn man

“Whatever city Mountn Man is in at the time is the manliest city.”

San Fran in Castro ? Bezerklee? Ithaca (The city of Evil?)

Now that I think about it, You’d be overkill. One only need add a young boy to up their manliness quotient...but no one in their right mind would put a young boy there without an armed guard, 2 pit bulls and a rack of Anti-Pedobear weaponry ;)


24 posted on 06/17/2012 10:35:04 AM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: null and void

My apologies. I thought you were responding to my comment about Oklahoma City, but it was about Allan and its bicycle riders....my bad.

I was quipping about how manly these bicyclists seem in their garb in juxtaposition to how I have seen most Oklahoma City men in the past.


25 posted on 06/17/2012 10:36:29 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Bryanw92
It isn’t the number of women in the nail salon that deducts manliness points. It is the number of men getting their nails done in salons that deducts points.

EGGZACTLTEE!!!

26 posted on 06/17/2012 10:40:37 AM PDT by mountn man (Happiness is not a destination, its a way of life.)
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To: headsonpikes
Canadian redneck hippy

That alone makes my head hurt.

27 posted on 06/17/2012 10:41:42 AM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Gaffer
No problem. Who's Allan?

Buckaroo Banzai ~ It drives lie a truck.
Black Lectroid ~ Good. What is a truck?

28 posted on 06/17/2012 10:42:53 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1244 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama is not a Big Brother [he's a Big Sissy...])
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Yahoo’s take on it.
http://news.yahoo.com/video/brokennewsdaily-28854714/what-s-the-manliest-city-in-america-29684379.html


29 posted on 06/17/2012 10:44:45 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: null and void

Sorry...that was supposed to be Allana...short for Atlanta....I’m born and bred here...you often hear newcomer ATLANTANs say “Allana”...I guess that’s an inside ‘tell’ for us real Atlanta/Georgia denizens....

The bicyclist, helmet, and fancy pants thing is a sore point for some of us in the mountains, and even it the metro area. They go out on them in multiples and present a driving hazard in my opinion....but there are two sides to the argument I guess that I’ll leave for another day....

again, sorry


30 posted on 06/17/2012 10:47:23 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

See the second item in my profile page...


31 posted on 06/17/2012 10:50:11 AM PDT by null and void (Day 1244 of our ObamaVacation from reality - Obama is not a Big Brother [he's a Big Sissy...])
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To: mountn man

LOL. I think so,but I don’t get down there very much.

I only go when there’s a Lightning game or when then the team has a fan fest going on. I have autographs out the wazoo and over 40 pucks,14 of which are signed.

I love the Lightning. I’m going into withdrawals now that hockey season is over.

The Tampa Bay Times Forum isn’t in the best part of town and I’ll haul ass to my car.

Tampa isn’t totally bad,though. It’s not like Detroit. (Thank goodness)


32 posted on 06/17/2012 10:54:50 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: All

You gotta be manly if you are living in Tornado Alley!


33 posted on 06/17/2012 10:55:52 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: All

You gotta be manly if you are living in Tornado Alley!


34 posted on 06/17/2012 10:56:03 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: Gaffer

I’ve been through Atlanta;there are some CRAZY drivers in that city.


35 posted on 06/17/2012 10:58:08 AM PDT by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (It's hurricane season! Yay!)
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To: Melas

Yes. This would be why San Diego is womanly. San Diego women like to beautiful, and that means nails, skin care, etc. Believe me, growing up as a girl in San Diego, it was really hard to keep up with all the slim, tanned, manicured girls, when I was fair-skinned, struggling with weight, and short-nailed.

I should have been from Portland. I would have looked great.


36 posted on 06/17/2012 11:12:18 AM PDT by married21 (As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

LOL @ San Francisco ranking 49th. That city should be OFF the map when it comes to manliness.


37 posted on 06/17/2012 11:35:39 AM PDT by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

I’m really shocked this wasn’t San Francisco in a rout


38 posted on 06/17/2012 11:39:50 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Free the Zimmermans. . . end this political, racist travesty of a "prosecution")
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Go OKC Thunder....


39 posted on 06/17/2012 11:53:43 AM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

“We know better, don’t we, Mayonnaise?”

40 posted on 06/17/2012 11:54:22 AM PDT by RichInOC ("ARMAGEDDON!!!" [BOOM!] "And the rodents' red glare, gerbils bursting in air...")
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To: Melas
Stupid. Manly men haves wives (or girlfriends), and wives (or girlfriends) need nail salons and Macy's. Trust me on this.

Buttons and Bows

41 posted on 06/17/2012 12:09:05 PM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine

OK, now what’s the girliest city?


42 posted on 06/17/2012 12:15:58 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: mountn man

so what is a mountn man doing in flat ill noise? (but you helped chicago make the list)


43 posted on 06/17/2012 12:19:49 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Let me ABOs run loose Lou!)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
"Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air;
And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair;"
--Henry Van Dyke, 1909

44 posted on 06/17/2012 12:22:19 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: tflabo

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45 posted on 06/17/2012 1:10:11 PM PDT by moviefan8
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To: Jack Hydrazine

Charlotte #10? No way!


46 posted on 06/17/2012 1:11:47 PM PDT by thulldud (Is it "alter or abolish" time yet?)
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To: Jack Hydrazine
Memphis number three? I live here and see a ton of prissy men with syrupy southern accents everyday.
47 posted on 06/17/2012 2:10:27 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: tflabo

YEP! THUNDER UPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP.


48 posted on 06/17/2012 2:13:13 PM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: mountn man

The topic is manliness, not adolescence.


49 posted on 06/17/2012 4:09:37 PM PDT by dangus
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