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Top 10 reasons NOT to move to New York. The whole state of New York.

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Top 10 reasons NOT to move to New York. The whole state of New York.

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48 Comments
  1. BIG GEE says

    Everyone should request two videos for NY. One for the city and one for the state. And some more fact-checking needs to be done. I used to live Staten Island, and guys would hang outside the ferry terminal selling tickets to the boat that goes to the Statue of Liberty. No one month waiting period. The boat leaves every hour. And the crime stats. NYC has more crime than Albany NY. But less than L..A. Safest big city in America. Rude people? If your looking for a fight in NYC, there is one on 'every corner.' But if your just going about your business, keeping to yourself, most folks will leave you alone. And that garbage plate is not a NYS thing. It's a one city phnomanome. Talk about the prisons up-state. Talk about the Lyme desease and rabies. Yeah, rabies. START TYPING.

  2. James Brady says

    Adirondacks is best thing about NY state. Everything else pretty much sucks.

  3. D. Paul Gladstone says

    I have one additional reason and it's mostly liberal democrats. If you believe in American traditions, then stay away from NY. Oh yeah another reason is New Yorkers know everything, just ask them.

  4. Scott Martin says

    You really can't compare the NYC metro area with the rest of the state, or add it in and make any kind of fair representation. 'New York State' north of the city is much more like a downmarket book copy of New England than anything else.

  5. em1o smurf says

    when i saw this pop up, i sed: "taxes. gotta be on that list." you did not disappoint!

  6. Carmen Parker says

    I live in NYC so if you live in NYC comment down below

  7. FlyShitOnly773 says

    You forgot terrorism as one of the reasons!👳🏽‍♀️👳🏽‍♀️👳🏽‍♀️

  8. Manny Olivares says

    Thanks to the liberal bastard politicians we get raped by taxes

  9. Auntie Geigui says

    new york has a huge problem with gays
    sure they are everywhere but it's worse there than in most places
    you don't want those pervs anywhere near you or your children
    they commit the Detestable Crime of Buggery®

  10. Susan Feldstein says

    Nine reasons that we’re leaving next May! I’ve been upstate but have never heard of a “garbage plate”. Been to many restaurants here in the city that I’ve called garbage though. 💯😂

  11. Koyote Kola says

    Where I'm presently living we have bunches of New Yorkers. To meet and understand what a real New Yorker is like, you gotta go to NY, because the ones down here are the rejects. One major difference is the ones up there are pushy but know what they're talking about. The ones down here are pushy but they don't know shit from Shinola.

  12. TripDigi says

    Actual Buffalonian here, NYC is a real shithole everybody upstate knows this, this is why we live upstate. The state itself sucks major ball sack specifically from taxes levied to support you guessed it NYC. If NYC was separate kinda like DC and Maryland it wouldn’t be that bad.

  13. VXDX Snow says

    Exactly why im moving out of nyc

  14. dvferyance says

    The whole northeast is very rude not just New York. It's by far the rudest part of the country.

  15. soco13466 says

    Add the fact that NY is "liberal." Nosey assholes take your money, then spend it on shitty and overpriced programs and regulations. If you are a donkey planning to move, stay away from the Carolinas.

  16. John Harrison says

    If you think taxes are bad in NYC try owning a house in NJ or CT. Anywhere outside of the city taxes are at least double the NYC property taxes. And as far as crime goes it’s at the lowest level since WW2. Provo Utah has a higher crime rate per capita than NYC. As the old saying goes, “when you leave New York City you’re going nowhere.”

  17. Jj Ross says

    Bloodsuckers ,,, highly overrated

  18. Ernest Schultz says

    I'm a New Yorker and I've been waiting for this one but I gotta tell you this felt a little phoned in.

  19. Scott Gibson says

    I have a house just outside NYC and a house in rural western Ma. And the reason people can afford to live there is generally people make very large salaries. In my town the average home cost well over a million dollars. Its nothing for a family to make 500, 000 to million a year. I prefer my rural home but money needs to be made. There are over 200, 000 multiple millionaires in NYC. NYC is a safe city and I have never had and issue and the food is the best. I hate the Yankees, go Red Sox,

  20. bazuka0190 says

    I don’t see any problems with any of the reasons except for cost of living and maybe taxes.. but A LOT OF opportunities to make it big. And i wonder why so many mf people live here anyways… nothing like it.

  21. K. Theodos says

    The are two NYs. The city, and then the rest of the state. Crime is very very low outside the city limits. New York's biggest problem is the lousy politicians that run it. Taxes are ridiculously high and the people get very little value for it. Schools in the city are terrible. If not for the decades of mismanagement the state is beautiful.

  22. cecil stepney says

    You didn't really even talk about the state, all you really did was knock the city. You don't know nothing about the state

  23. blacksultan85 says

    the crime rate in New York City is sorta bad sometimes not all the time but not as bad as some of the cities in New York State like Buffalo Niagara Falls and Poughkeepsie

  24. A A Q says

    Regarding #8 – the Garbage Plate is called Plate Lunch in Hawaii. It consists of white sticky rice, macaroni salad, and meat. Spam meat is rampant here. In fact, Spam and rice are dietary staples. That's why you see so many obese people here.

  25. Thomas Mace says

    Grew up in New York State, lived in Manhattan 13 years. Most of this is bang on, just never heard of a garbage plate. I now live in Colorado and would NEVER dream of moving back. My laundry room here is bigger than my former West Village apartment. New Yorkers aren't necessarily rude and can be strangely helpful but they are incredibly abrupt and don't hesitate to say exactly what they think, no matter how critical. I can see wny people from more courtly places get freaked out.

  26. Officer animaniacsfan says

    As a New Yorker, I can DEFINETILY Agree with 10
    But I can't agree with 9. Sorry

  27. Ana Parada says

    Greetings from the great state of Texas your veidos are interesting but you don't have to use cuss words it's not cool and makes a person come across as trashy nand uneducated

  28. OneVancatPlace says

    "Where to go and fit in if you miss your salty pals from childhood"
    And…. "I'M WALKIN' HEAH!" >>>>>>>>>>>>>

  29. lia johnson says

    Oh hell boil stay my ass right here in Texas and keep living BIG 😎

  30. Fatha Truth says

    You on dope and dog food, never confused NYC with upstate New York it's as different as night and day. What you call rude, which is a characteristic found in or label placed on New Yorkers [NYC[ we call direct. Trim the fat, and don't attempt to baffle me with bullshyt attitude, and we wear that attitude with pride.
    Now, the tourist game is important to the economy of NYC, when people talk about visiting NY. they're talking about NYC for the most part. Upstate if you have family there, like the outdoors hiking, nature and shyt or going to school there. Yes, that tax game is crazy on that I can agree, but you shouldn't be planning on moving to Gotham unless you have a plan. NYC is for those chasing a dream, not for someone just looking to move somewhere, we have Connecticut or Jersey for that. You need to have that fire in your belly if you plan on making a move to the big apple, this ain't the place to come stumbling around.

  31. William McPherson says

    You really had to struggle on this video. NYC is the greatest place you will ever visit. The weather isn't that bad. If some snow in the winter or some heat in the summer bother you, toughen up. There is so much that is great about the state. Visit some of the state parks like Letchworth or Watkins Glen to name two. Visit the Finger Lakes. Go to Lake Placid, Lake George, the Thousand Islands, Fort Niagara, Fort Ticonderoga. I could go on and on. With the exceptions of taxes and democrats it's a pretty cool place.

  32. Clay Coates says

    No. 10 with that woman is just about all it taker to keep me out
    the crime rate is simmer to that of EAST L A that is unreal
    And it costs more to live there who in there right mind wants
    any part of this not me

  33. Luven Fuentes says

    Because real estate is so expensive,specially in Manhattan

  34. John Solomita says

    Whole state of New York would include Long Island. Guess that kinda got swept under the rug…

  35. omhinhyun says

    could you do a video on why you shouldn't move to rhode island

  36. SkyKing says

    NYC has been ruined – do we really need a Starbucks on every corner?

  37. Sinjinbin 64 says

    I only need 1 reason not too move there.
    1. Its a shithole!
    😂🤣

  38. Mark coryea says

    Get your facts right syracuse ny is the snowiest

  39. American Scarelines says

    NY sucks

  40. Mark coryea says

    Upstate ny is allot different then nyc

  41. Marchant2 says

    I have to call your bullshit on the New York Crime rate. It's recently fallen to its lowest level in decades and is among the lowest of big cities in the nation. Wikipedia has an entire article on this phenomenon.

  42. David Pristupa says

    Not really rude but annoying and inconsiderate some people in warmer states and around the border talk too much. They don't value other people's time.

  43. Edward Stack Sr says

    New York State is beautiful! I was born and raised in western NY very near Letchworth State park. Home of the Seneca Indian and Mary Jemison trail. It is green with rolling hills….harsh in winter but beautiful in the spring, summer, and fall. All kinds of vegetables and fruit are grown in western NY. Lakes, streams, and rivers are abundant. The Genesee river is amazing with its cliffs and gorges.

  44. coupleofbeers31 says

    NYC is wayyyy overrated. It's not the fun adventurous city that it makes itself out to be. Take it from someone who lived there from 2002-2012. If you are a minority (Hispanic here) be prepared to deal with racism. And you WILL deal with it. Weather sucks, too expensive, dirty, stressful and the people (for the most part) are cold and indifferent with lots of tight cliques and snoots. I live in Phoenix now and I enjoy year round sunshine and warm weather, a relaxed environment, beautiful scenery, clean air, and I pay $750 for a nice apartment in downtown Phoenix. I even make more than I was making in NY. The job market here is great too. You gotta remember that NYC is just another city, nothing special about it.

  45. Eliza Doles says

    I have never had a garbage plate, and i live in upstate NY…

  46. Eliza Doles says

    crime rate has gone down, do your research.

  47. john walczak says

    Your politicians cause a lot of people to move.

  48. Marty Jewell says

    Almost pissed my pants watchin' this video. Sadly, I can't dispute any of this. I grew up in Brooklyn's Bush Terminal section (Sunset Park?) in the 1950's/60's. The subway cost 15 cents for a token when I was a kid.
    Ya know some of us were just "stuck" there by birth. Yeah yeah, everything you say is spot on. Life in NYC is fast paced so there's little time to waste on ANYTHING. I lived in Bay Ridge from 1973 till moving out in 1989. Brooklyn had a population of four million in those days. Just a bit crowded. I saw the Verrazano (Verrazzano??) bridge and world trade being built, the plane crash in Park Slope (1960) and ship collision in the narrows (1973). Never been to the Statue of Liberty or top of the Empire State Building.
    Best way to find an apartment in NYC???? Check to obituaries! As we used to say, fuhgeddaboudit.

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