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Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

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Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby TheBookPolice » Mon Dec 29, 2008 12:15 pm

http://menshealth.com/metrogrades/09-ja ... worst.html

The Best and Worst Cities for Men, 2009, as determined by Men's Health Magazine.

10) Minneapolis, MN
9) Boston, MA
8) San Francisco, CA
7) Lincoln, NE
6) San Jose, CA
5) Aurora, CO
4) Seattle, WA
3) Salt Lake City, UT
2) St. Paul, MN

and for the completely anticlimactic...

1) Madison, WI

Incidentally, Madison is only #8 for women. I guess beenthere's got legit beef after all.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby Ned Flanders » Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:19 am

#2 St. Paul :?:
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby fisticuffs » Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:20 am

#2 St. Paul :?:


Why the question mark? Having trouble finding men in St. Paul? Have you tried the airport bathroom?
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby auntgoodness » Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:33 pm

I don't understand those infographics. Are they referring to best places to live? By what criteria? Healthy stuff? Bike trails or REI memberships or something? I'm confused. Maybe I just don't read enough Men's Health.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:42 pm

Don't work too hard interpreting the infographics. They're like USA Today: devoid of much content.

To learn how Men's Health arrived at these rankings, click here.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby Marvell » Tue Dec 30, 2008 3:57 pm

Pay no attention to TBP.

Here, for the first time, is the real super-secret formula that Men's Health used to determine the unutterable swankness of Madison for all us manly types:

1.) Highest Percentage chance of seeing the Weinermobile during the morning commute.

2.) Most copies of Dorf On Golf per capita.

3.) Number of places one can order Deep-Fried Mashed Potatos.

4.) Presence of the 'Kung Fu Jesus' on Verona Road

5.) Ability to effectively banish Tom Wopat from the city limits.

These are the things that make men healthy - not frickin' pomegranate juice and Tae Bo.

Honestly, people - it's like Ed Anger never existed.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:01 pm

Marvell wrote:4.) Presence of the 'Kung Fu Jesus' on Verona Road

I always thought that was Jesus doing the chorus (and accompanying video choreography) to "The Real Slim Shady."

"Won't the real Son of God please stand up/ please stand up/ please stand up?"
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby mrak » Tue Dec 30, 2008 4:55 pm

OK, I'm going to humbly request that someone describe for this east sider what/where "Kung Fu Jesus" is.

Or, better still, post a photo. Can He be found on Google Street View?
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby auntgoodness » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:03 pm

Kthx. Wow, the navigation on that site is crap.

Pomegranate juice is also crap, btw.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby Henry Vilas » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:06 pm

Looks a little like this:
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby TheBookPolice » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:26 pm

Go here and click on Street View: http://maps.google.com/maps?source=ig&h ... a=N&tab=wl

Click 10 frames north and look due west. There's your man. Google Maps is a pain in the ass to link to, at least when it comes to pinpointing a nonspecific site on the map.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby Marvell » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:28 pm

mrak wrote:OK, I'm going to humbly request that someone describe for this east sider what/where "Kung Fu Jesus" is.

Or, better still, post a photo. Can He be found on Google Street View?


Weirdly enough, He can.

Google 'Knights of Columbus Verona Rd.'

Although the picture is kind of blurry. You can't really tell whether Jesus is using 'Praying Mantis' style or 'Mad Monkey' style.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby mrak » Tue Dec 30, 2008 5:52 pm

Awesome. And I mean that in the original, Biblical sense.

Thanks, guys.

And you're right, Henry, there is quite the similarity to Buddy Christ.
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby O.J. » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:36 am

The news keeps getting worse for Weezie.

http://www.channel3000.com/money/18425405/detail.html
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Re: Suck it, beenthere. Madison's #1 again.

Postby fisticuffs » Wed Jan 07, 2009 11:45 am

The news keeps getting worse for Weezie.

http://www.channel3000.com/money/18425405/detail.html


but how can that be? I mean Madison hates business right? That's what the trolls keep telling me. Who am I to question it.
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