Skip to comments.Poll Finds New York Rudest, Most Arrogant State In The Nation
Posted on 08/22/2013 7:28:59 AM PDT by Hojczyk
New York is number one again, but this time its for being the rudest and most arrogant state in the country.
A new survey from Business Insider asked 1,600 Americans to answer questions about states they dont live in, like which were the drunkest, the smartest or had the silliest accents.
The results were hilarious, informative and tell you everything you need to know about the dynamic between the states, Business Insider said on its website.
It found that 39 percent of those polled felt New York was the most arrogant state and 44 percent felt it was the rudest.
Georgia and Minnesota tied for nicest. Louisiana was judged as the drunkest state and Massachusetts took first place for weirdest accents, followed close behind by Louisiana, Alabama, Minnesota, New York and New Jersey.
Americans think New York has the second-smartest people after Massachusetts.
The poll found California was Americas favorite state and Texas was the one most would like to see kicked out of the country.
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I’m 72. Have heard this all of my life, and a poll is needed to confirm?
the Treansplanted New Yawkers I have encountered here in [ suburban ] The Sf Bay Area meet all of the aforementioned criteroa in spades.
Americans think New York has the second-smartest people after Massachusetts.
Well that says it all...Americans must be the dumbest...All the smart ones left NY and MA
I don’t disagree, although the libtard Massholes suck too.
New York CPR: “Get up before you f^&^&ing die!”
Once having a job that required extensive cold calling, I tend to agree. If NY, NJ or New England were on the docket you’d cringe just hoping to get thru the day.
Nicest people I found (at least on the phone) were in Houston and, believe it or not, Southern California.
Pittsburgh and Baltimore deserve spots on that weirdest accent list.
Like the old joke: A tourist walks up to a cop in downtown New York and taps him on the shoulder. The cop turns around and asks, “What?” The tourist replies, “Can you tell me how to get to Times Square or should I just go to he**?”
Yeah, right below Flelfya, home of da Iggles.
I lived in the LA area for 26 years. The people there were great, but not like Memphis.
I have only been to New York City a couple of times, but found regular working people there to be down-to-earth and helpful. One friend-of-a-friend spent 45 minutes educating me on subway lines, points of interest, how to avoid looking like a tourist. She even drew an excellent map. Another one let me spend the night at her place, and a third one met me and my travel buddy at a restaurant and spent the evening telling us stories about the Brooklyn district attorneys’ office.
I’ve met good people from New Jersey, too.
Poll Finds New York Rudest, Most Arrogant State In The Nation......not to mention along with Calif. Mass. the dumbest voters in the country.
People I’ve met from in and around Memphis are some of the nicest and most polite I’ve ever encountered. Never had to make many phone calls in there though.
“...Texas was the one most would like to see kicked out of the country.”
That would be fine, but I’d be inclined to join them if they were.
Was that drawn by Jackie Gleason? He is supposed to have said, “If you spend the night anywhere but NYC, you’re camping.”
Well, from the remaining 57 States: “Zombie fatso Jackie Gleason can rise up and **** himself.”
I hate “studies” like this and the headlines they generate. It’s impossible to lump an entire dynamic state into one “personality.” Certainly New York City is what they are talking about in this one, but I know from experience that the rural border counties of upstate New York are friendly average people similar to Midwesterners. California, Texas, Indiana — any state with distinct populated regions is going to have the same problem when someone tries to characterize the people in all of their disparate regions as one.
Freepers I’ve met from the Tri-State Chapter (NY NJ CT) are some of the most intelligent and interesting folks you could encounter.
It’s not NY per say. It’s wherever liberals dominate. Boston is nasty. Burlington, VT is filled with arrogance. Austin, TX (in the city) isn’t Texas. It’s NY because of it’s liberals. I’ve lived in all of these cities and have relatives and friends in them. There’s a feeling of being unwelcome in them.
Not just Memphis but anywhere from Tennessee to the Gulf.
LOL, I can tell how smart New York City people are by the fact that an admitted and continued pervert was front-runner in their mayoral race.
I get the same thing. i grew up on Long Island so, of course people here in MA. ,where I now live, say Long G-island . Sorry folks that’s not what we say.
I also beg to differ with the survey. Having lived in many states on the east coast and Ohio, I’ll take a New Yorker every time. You want arrogant, move to MA..
I worked in NYC for 5 years. I thought the phrase “Go F ya’seff” was their way of saying hello.
Communis Massachusetts is believed to have the second smartest group of people in the nation? Maybe that is the problem — the hubris of the people of Massachusetts. No people — however smart — can go against the laws of classical eonomics and ignore human nature (as Marx and Mao do) can make a society work and have a decent standard of living. Japan is smarter than we are and they have failed in their adoption of Socialism.
I’ve lived in New Jersey and NY, and have been in NYC a thousand times.
I’m a native of NC, a state overrun with Yankees from NJ and NY.
We get only losers here, who failed in their home states (or Florida—and are here for their third failure in life), and their behavior gives both states a bad name.
The natives who stay home, I found to be extremely nice people, if a little hard on the ears.
And the “rudeness” of NY’ers is briskness; they’re always in a hurry.
How’d they outdo Maryland?
Everyone knows Minnesota is mostly Somalian, Ukrainian, and Hmong.
As a NYer, I just wanted to say “F*** y’all” to confirm the stereotype. Kidding...I kid. I would say that Upper West Side Liberals are truly rude but the rest of us aren’t so bad and the folks upstate are downright nice.
But looking at that map, and having spent a month in Alaska, I have to seriously question the “worst food” choice.
Had to think about that for a moment and I guess I would say on line. I also say cawfee. Unlike most people here in the Boston area ,I say picture not pitchah.
Yep. Many NYers who venture down here to Virginia tend to have that “you’re-doing-it-all-wrong-here” attitude.
My attitude is, “go back to NY and show us how we’re wrong.”
I agree 100% I knew heard it pronounced “Joisey” till I left the state
And based upon the link to all the results, South Dakota is apparently the most forgotten state.
Yep, SD is most forgotten.
I always thought the pronunciation was “lawn guyland”.
You get the ‘best’ of both worlds (NY and Assachusetts) here in Red Hampshire...the conservatives are leaving/have left; the older natives are dying off...my ‘hood is full of foul mouth, arrogant NY’ers who have NO RESPECT for personal and private property.
“Nicest people I found (at least on the phone) were in Houston and, believe it or not, Southern California.”
From the Seinfeld episode when the go to Los Angeles
Jerrys on a pay phone talking to the police
Jerry: ...Can I come right now? I suppose, where are you located? Where is that? I don’t know where we are. Where are we?
George: I don’t know.
Jerry: We don’t know. He says ask somebody, ask that guy.
George: Excuse me, where are we?
Thirty or forty years ago, that was true. But gentrification has filled NY up with wimps and nice guys.
Chicago, on the other-hand, was a h@LL-hole of rudeness, gun fire going off everywhere and uncaring jerks at every turn. I would like to know what the agenda is of the people putting these labels on cities...and I suggest they get out more...maybe to France.
I’ve pretty much been able to get along everywhere I’ve gone. The people who are nice, you are nice back to them. People who are assholes, you be an asshole right back. They actually love it.
Like I say, I’ve pretty much been able to get along...except for that time I wore an IU shirt to a Kentucky basketball game at Rupp Arena. I made more people hate me in two minutes than in all the rest of my 53 years on earth. I probably shouldn’t have flipped them off when they were down 18 at halftime....
NYC area definitely, hard to believe upstate is like that.
Texas is the state Americans would most like see kicked out of the country? Hell, most Texans probably agree...