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I'm on the razz with a couple of friends, so you're more than welcome.
guntrip LOVES romford
plus a few other 80s' stereotypes.
seriously, it's a bit weird living here after tunny wells, cambs and my home town. I am a bit of an easy target tbh!
why the fuck do you live in romford?
the job is exceptional, not hard work, creative, and well paid (enough). So i figured that to finally save decent cash, I'd move close to it, focus on work a lot more, and be somewhere I wouldn't want to go out and get drunk.
Romford is that place.
Fortunately london is 15 mins away, so it's fine, and i have enough friends there to crash.
posting on here. You need to have a long hard look at yourself young man.
and that's half my job
bus to romford for work, lovely middle class suburb, places to go out but not night life central, parks, shops, not too horrible
It seems ok to me and isn't much different to any other suburb town centre place on the edge of a city.
especially north of the river. places like romford, ilford, wood green, walthamstow, they're just....desolate clumps of mediocrity. average shopping (apart from ilford which is horrendous), yet still crowded, grey, gloomy, awkward
what isn't crowded, grey and gloomy?
aesthetically pleasing high street, which incorporates appearance of buildings as well as greenery and the width of the street, quality of pedestrian thoroughfares, access from transport (public and road), design and layout of the centre
lots of factors
and no offence, but rating places on shopping possibilities is pretty mediocre too ;-)
'I hate the stereotypical people that live there. I hate their supposed views, habits and the fact they scare me'
I was just having a guess at what I think your real attitude is.
looked more like a personal slight if you ask me
but i can assure you that's not what my 'real attitude' is
it's all good though, perhaps I'm well off the mark. I really can't be arsed with another debate/argument but let it be known I'm a social chameleon.
I quite like Romford, but then again, a lot of my mum's family come from around there, so I know it pretty well.
Plus, most of the twats from that part of the world now seem to drink in Brick Lane at the weekend, so, you know, it's not as if there aren't parts of London with the same problems.
Fortunately for Romford, the biggest ones want to hang out with Shoreditch types, leaving the fair suburb a buccolic dreamland.
but somewhere that's a town centre it will be one of the reasons people go there. i just don't think romford's a very nice place. in my experience the nicer parts of distant east london tend to be the smaller areas, with a little high street (though the worst areas are also a bit like this, it's luck)
i should probably stop arguing though because jack_el_biscuit looks like he's throwing his dummies around.
but i can see it's more reasoned than malicious.
i agree on town centre. Tunbridge Wells will be much missed, specifically the Pantiles. And I'm a countryside kind of boy so my heart won't rest here for more than a year, that's for sure.
i've lived in some of the nicest-voted places in the UK, in Boston and other parts of New England and in Cambridge. I don't mind temporarily being here.
Also: Romford is *incredibly* middle class on the whole.
it won the location location location poll. BEST PLACE IN THE UK :D
(if i do manage to graduate), then the only other place i'm going is bavaria. specifically munich.
I bless and praise you.
Wanstead is lovely and a reasonable bus ride from Romford
and then ely for a while too. which i do miss
i lived in cambridge for a while, but i much prefer not living there. it's a bit of an exclusive club if you're either (a) not involved in the university or (b) not part of one of the mega-clans living on the Arbury.
Ely is quite nice. thewarn lives there.
Possibly the least attractive offer in the history of DiS.
Was the date in Luton?
(no, not the knicker factory or bad film)