Worst city you worked in?

StockX / Eng GapF22
Jul 9 65 Comments

What was the worst city you worked in and why?

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  • Panasonic Avionics / Sales
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    Panasonic Avionics Sales

    BIO
    I do sales. I sell stuff. It’s what I do.
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    SF .. just tech bros, poop in streets, homeless everywhere, traffic
    Jul 9 5
    • Apple / Eng lmfaoapple
      Agree
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Traffic is so real
      Jul 9
    • Google 3lineguy
      Not to mention faux-progressive culture, NIMBYIsm, xenophobia and virtue signalling
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      People say SF/Bay Area is inclusive, why is there xenophobia?
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng lmfaoapple
      Yea faux-progressive culture is right. Lip service here elevated to an art form.
      Jul 9
  • Amazon MsSanchez
    Beijing is crowded far beyond even NYC and London standards. It’s dirty, the air is toxic. No one speaks English. Cabbies are rude. Men spit in the street.
    Jul 9 6
    • Intel Alt-Tab
      Sucks....
      Jul 9
    • IBM / Eng namastayyy
      sounds like Satan's asshole
      Jul 9
    • Autodesk DouP01
      No one speaks English??? NYC sucks because no one speaks Japanese
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Wow I thought Beijing had better outlook in pictures than say NYC/SF
      Jul 9
    • Amazon MsSanchez
      DouP01. Whether you like it or not, English is the closest we have to a global language. Almost any country in Europe I can travel and find enough English speakers. Same for Japan. So compared to those countries I found China more difficult
      Jul 9
  • General Motors onwbrncow
    Interesting what each demographic finds bad about a city. If I had to step over poop versus being mugged, shot, or car jacked in Detroit I’d call that a win.
    Jul 9 8
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      OK that kind of explains there are still sport franchises there.
      Jul 9
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      The suburbs in Detroit are extremely well off. Well populated and beautiful homes. The city has a nice downtown with great restaurants, bars, clubs, office buildings, etc. The outskirts are a war zone.
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      How is Metro Detroit?
      Jul 9
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      Metro Detroit is pretty wonderful TBH. Houses are huge, schools are good. The tech market kinda pays like shit but is getting better
      Jul 9
    • Quicken Loans the original persimmon
      midtown is nice during the day, but yea suburbs is the way to go
      Jul 10
  • Microsoft jitzz
    SF, hands down. Poop in the streets, homeless zombies everywhere. One guy had gangrene so bad you could smell him a block away.
    Jul 9 2
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Friend if you get out of the Financial District/Metro area it’s actually fine.
      Jul 9
    • Microsoft leetworld
      Civic Center area is shit too! Kids playgrounds in even nice neighborhoods have needles! Shot city wohh shitty administration
      Jul 9
  • Susquehanna International / Eng Kristaps11
    Atlantic City. What a lot of people here think SF is like, AC actually is.
    Jul 9 2
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Can you elaborate a bit more?
      Jul 9
    • Susquehanna International / Eng Kristaps11
      The drug problem is worse there. People shit on the street more often there. The local government has much less of a presence. SF is social life mecca compared to AC.
      Jul 9
  • Davey cCTI36
    Cleveland Ohio, boring AF
    Jul 9 3
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Go Browns!
      Jul 9
    • Davey cCTI36
      If there are no browns games, the city sleeps after 8
      Jul 9
    • Microsoft
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      Microsoft

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      Sup, brah?
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      Yeah, it really only has Ohio City going for it... :/
      Jul 9
  • Indeed hriw
    Austin because I don’t want anyone to move here😑
    Jul 9 1
    • New Nem0
      Lol how long u been here?
      Jul 9
  • Kaspersky Lab aye dais
    Sao Paolo: crazy traffic, overcrowded, pollution, crime. But Japanese food is to die for
    Jul 9 6
    • Kaspersky Lab aye dais
      I'm a security researcher. We had a contract job investigating a breach.
      I have buddies who had to go to Saudi and Iran.
      And I forgot to mention Brazilian girls - they are hot and love Americans.
      Jul 9
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      You said this was the worst place....
      Jul 9
    • Kaspersky Lab aye dais
      It’s still the worst. I was once robbed in the middle of the day in a very good district right in front of Google office. A guy just pulled a gun and told me to hand over my backpack.
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      If Googlers are rich there do they leave work from office backdoors?
      Jul 9
    • Kaspersky Lab aye dais
      Apparently if you don’t want to get mugged you just have to drive everywhere. I was told that criminals that “work” in Itaim Bibi (city district where majority of tech companies have offices) knows that if someone has backpack, there is a laptop, phone and possibly tablet and power bank in it. And when you look like foreigner you better take Uber everywhere.
      Jul 10
  • WeWork midManage
    Jacksonville Florida. Gators and banana spiders
    Jul 9 4
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      At least the jaguars are good
      Jul 9
    • Availity / Eng aeropsia
      That’s where I work now 😂😭
      Jul 9
    • WeWork midManage
      The Jags are awesome! And aeropasia JAX is honestly great overall, it’s just the critters that freak me out 😱
      Jul 10
    • Availity / Eng aeropsia
      The only critter that bothers me here is the 🦟. That and the ridiculous heat index during the summer are reason enough for me to leave in the near future. Hard to do anything other than swimming outside for a large portion of the year.
      Jul 10
  • ViaSat / Eng slote
    I traveled the world in the military. I've been in some real shit holes. Makes anything in America look great.
    Jul 9 3
    • New
      chochi

      New

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      ARRIS, Motorola Mobility (a Lenovo Company), AT&T
      chochimore
      LOL
      Jul 9
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      Sending more troops overseas — Make America Great Again! MAGA! Keep them overseas — Keep America Great!
      Jul 9
    • Amazon MsSanchez
      Codemonk. So f’in deep.
      Jul 10
  • Oscar 🐨koala
    Detroit. Shit place. Shit city. Abandoned.
    Jul 9 4
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      How long ago and where at? I moved here a year + ago and am loving it. Sounds like it’s way different than even 5-10 years ago
      Jul 9
    • Davey cCTI36
      Now where
      Jul 9
    • Oscar 🐨koala
      A couple years ago. Still believe it’s a shit city. But if it has changed then my bad.
      Jul 9
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      What company?
      Jul 9
  • Microsoft pdnpdkpd
    No one said anything about Seattle?
    Jul 9 3
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      It sounds pretty great lol
      Jul 9
    • Microsoft / Eng Summoner99
      You can say Seattle is a shit place to be single due to the Seattle freeze, but Washington state is a pretty damn fine place with the wealthy of outdoor variety, tech careers, and no state taxes. Not too shabby in my opinion.
      Jul 9
    • StockX / Eng GapF22
      OP
      Yeah I’m trying to get into Microsoft/amazon out there
      Jul 9
  • Avanade / IT
    gGui67

    Avanade IT

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    Avanade
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    Hartford, CT
    Jul 9 1
    • Valassis / Mgmt
      GNu002

      Valassis Mgmt

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      Microsoft
      GNu002more
      Oof. I get to Windsor once in a while. I feel your pain.
      Jul 9
  • Valassis / Mgmt
    GNu002

    Valassis Mgmt

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    Microsoft
    GNu002more
    Fargo, ND.
    Jul 9 2
    • Apple / Eng 🐒codemonk
      There comes the movie “Fargo”
      Jul 9
    • Valassis / Mgmt
      GNu002

      Valassis Mgmt

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      Microsoft
      GNu002more
      I lived there when it came out. Got to see the second showing at the Fargo theater.

      It's doesn't take place in Fargo, though. The killers are from there.
      Jul 9