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    Smartest Towns

    How smart is your hometown? List reveals the 100 smartest cities in America- and Ithaca, New York takes the top spot | Mail Online


    Smart spread: A list of the top 100 smartest cities in the U.S. was compiled by an analyst group and shows that it is not limited to one area or region of the country


    Looks like they have two towns switched by mistake.


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    Re: Smartest Towns

    I ... I ... I don't ... I don't understand ... shouldn't the population be literate to be considered smart?


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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Well, duh!



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Color me shocked that most are located outside of the south!



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    I'm a little surprised that Pullman is the only town of the left coast on this list



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Ithaca's full of boneheads. This whole thing is crap.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Quote Originally Posted by RunDMCyclone View Post
    Color me shocked that most are located outside of the south!
    the whole state of Louisiana has been snubbed. Never met anyone less than a genius there.


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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Looks like relatively small towns with large universities.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Quote Originally Posted by Gonzo View Post
    Ithaca's full of boneheads. This whole thing is crap.
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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Moderately(relatively so anyways) sized college towns are full of smart people, who'd have guessed? The most curious inclusion is Appleton, no large university/college there as far as I know.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    I'm curious how Cedar Rapids made #30. Coe, Mt. Mercy, and Kirkwood don't fit the large university/small town mode like the others on the list.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Interesting that despite how highly UT holds itself, Austin is not on that list.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Quote Originally Posted by laminak View Post
    I'm curious how Cedar Rapids made #30. Coe, Mt. Mercy, and Kirkwood don't fit the large university/small town mode like the others on the list.
    Rockwell and the nuclear power plant.


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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Quote Originally Posted by cloneswereall View Post
    Rockwell.
    I counter your Rockwell with ADM.



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    Re: Smartest Towns

    Big 12 Schools:
    4) Ames
    9) Lawrence
    25) Stillwater
    56) Morgantown
    NR) Norman
    NR) Lubbock
    NR) Austin
    NR) Ft. Worth
    NR) Waco
    NR) Manhattan



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