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What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?

The independent country Georgia
2 (5.4%)
The American state Georgia
27 (73%)
Other
8 (21.6%)

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Re: What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?
« Reply #90 on: May 28, 2019, 12:44:09 PM »
I think of my former state of residence. Georgia has lots of good things about it. Most people are genuinely nice, the weather is beautiful, and the warm seasons are great. The bad things outweigh the good things, IMHO.

Bad things: the government is corrupt, from the governor right down to the Recorder's Court clerks. There is still a lot of racism. In Atlanta, get used to being called a "white devil" or "cracker", if you're white. If you're not white, get used to being regularly taunted with racist slurs outside Atlanta. They even have 2 state flags. If you see the two columned flag with revolutionary war figures, you're in Atlanta and suburbs. If you see the old stars and bars flag, you're in Georgia. Women aren't so much humans as baby incubators.

I'm SO GLAD I got the hell out of Georgia.

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I have never once been called a white devil or a cracker in Georgia. I'm not saying you were not called that but if someone was called that I would have to wonder why.

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Re: What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?
« Reply #91 on: May 28, 2019, 01:17:20 PM »
So, because you had a different experience, I'm either lying or somehow deserved it?

FYI, I was called a "white devil", after asking a black lady about her star of David necklace. She explained that she's a "Black Hebrew". I asked, very politely, what is a Black Hebrew. She went on to describe some beliefs, where she bemoaned the existence of "white devils". I asked what is a "white devil", and she gestured toward me. As I walked away saying something about her being racist, she called me a "filthy white devil". She was a cashier at the Stone Mountain gift shop.

The cracker label was tossed my way after accidentally bumping into a guy walking into a store. I apologized, because I couldn't see where I was walking, having my hands full of boxes. The guy called me a "useless, entitled cracker", and kept walking. I had never heard that word before, being from the western part of the country.

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Re: What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?
« Reply #92 on: May 28, 2019, 01:37:25 PM »
The wet heat.  It makes people crazy.
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Re: What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?
« Reply #93 on: May 28, 2019, 01:41:17 PM »
So, because you had a different experience, I'm either lying or somehow deserved it?

FYI, I was called a "white devil", after asking a black lady about her star of David necklace. She explained that she's a "Black Hebrew". I asked, very politely, what is a Black Hebrew. She went on to describe some beliefs, where she bemoaned the existence of "white devils". I asked what is a "white devil", and she gestured toward me. As I walked away saying something about her being racist, she called me a "filthy white devil". She was a cashier at the Stone Mountain gift shop.

The cracker label was tossed my way after accidentally bumping into a guy walking into a store. I apologized, because I couldn't see where I was walking, having my hands full of boxes. The guy called me a "useless, entitled cracker", and kept walking. I had never heard that word before, being from the western part of the country.

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I thought I was specific that was not calling you a liar, sorry if you were still given that impression. I also never accused you of anything and merely wondered why because yes my experiences have been different.
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Re: What do you think of first when you hear "Georgia"?
« Reply #94 on: May 29, 2019, 11:55:44 AM »
To be fair, the Black Hebrew Isrealite movement is a racist cult, and seriously wackadoodle.
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