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    Cyburbian ChevyChaseDC's avatar
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    List your top "Worst Lists"

    4. BCS College Football Rankings.
    3. U.S. News and World Report College Rankings.
    2. Money Magazine "best places to live."

    and the worst list:

    1. "Most Dangerous Cities" - Morgan Quinto. Misleading, overly simplistic, scare tactic. Too often used as a "see, cities are dirty and dangerous and not worth investing in" mantra by anti-urban circles.

    Let's see some more lists of the top "worst lists."

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    ANY list which purports to name the "top 100 rock bands of all time" (unless it's my list, of course)
    People will miss that it once meant something to be Southern or Midwestern. It doesn't mean much now, except for the climate. The question, “Where are you from?” doesn't lead to anything odd or interesting. They live somewhere near a Gap store, and what else do you need to know? - Garrison Keillor

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    End of the year lists.......like Top 100 Songs of (insert year here)

    ALL lists shown on stupid channels like VH1 or E like Top 50 Most Shocking Celebrity Moments (like anybody cares)
    "A witty woman is a treasure, a witty beauty is a power!"

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    Quote Originally posted by Planderella
    ....E like Top 50 Most Shocking Celebrity Moments (like anybody cares)
    What??? When's it on???!!
    Last edited by mendelman; 22 Nov 2005 at 11:18 AM.
    I'm sorry. Is my bias showing?

    The ends can justify the means.

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    I like the lists of restaurants with the most health violations. A little Chinese place near my office is always near the top.

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    Any list with a large number like Top 100. I can handle Top 10...but do we really need to know the top 100????
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    Quote Originally posted by ChevyChaseDC
    2. Money Magazine "best places to live."
    Yes, that's a good one. I doubt most people who read MONEY really know what living is all about.

    I always hated the Dean's List, too, but maybe that's just because I was never on it...!

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    management b!#$%

    i always hate the top employee lists for longevity - i.e the people who had worked for the town the longest

    i always feel like saying "yeah, they were here 30 years, but you only got 10 good ones, 10 bitter employee ones and the last 10 the person was mentally retired and still showing up for work every day"

    lol/smirk

    or the list of employees with the least amount of sick days used - don't give us sick days if you don't get to use them when you are sick and are somehow rewarded for not using them - that's baked

    luckily they don't do this where i work now - that would drive me nuts!

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    Quote Originally posted by luckless pedestrian
    i always hate the top employee lists for longevity - i.e the people who had worked for the town the longest

    i always feel like saying "yeah, they were here 30 years, but you only got 10 good ones, 10 bitter employee ones and the last 10 the person was mentally retired and still showing up for work every day"

    lol/smirk

    or the list of employees with the least amount of sick days used - don't give us sick days if you don't get to use them when you are sick and are somehow rewarded for not using them - that's baked

    luckily they don't do this where i work now - that would drive me nuts!
    The sick time comment is why I'm glad all of our vacation and sick time got rolled together into "paid personal leave" that has a buyback provision.

    The fattest city lists are big ones that bother me. They use some of the most flawed data to determine, like number of fitness clubs, donut shops, etc.

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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