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    43 Reasons To Avoid Newcastle

    It's just too ugly.

    1. There are too many butt-ugly bridges.

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    2. See?

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    3. Bloody everywhere.

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    4. We've got the same problem with old buildings.

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    5. You can't move for them.

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    6. There's so much wasted space in the city.

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    7. And what space we have we fill full of ugly churches.

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    8. We forget the past.

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    9. And aren't building for the future.

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    10. We're so insular and inward-looking.

    11. We hate multiculturalism.

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    12. Hate it.

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    13. We're always fighting, and never at peace.

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    14. We're unwelcoming -- we're famous for it.

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    15. We don't care about others.

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    16. As for culture...well, who needs it?

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    17. We're uneducated. Shakespeare? Who needs him?

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    18. We've got no art.

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    19. None whatsoever.

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    20. And our food is so dull.

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    21. Our tastebuds are never challenged.

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    22. We have nothing interesting or tasty.

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    23. Just boring food on boring plates.

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    24. Even our street names are boring.

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    25. We lack passion.

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    26. And we're so anti-social.

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    27. We're too straight-laced.

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    28. And we have no fun.

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    29. It's always cold.

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    30. So, so cold.

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    31. And the city is so built-up you can't escape to see any nature.

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    32. There's nowhere to sit down.

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    33. Nowhere quiet and tranquil.

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    34. It's a concrete jungle.

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    35. And there's no way out.

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    36. There are no fun events.

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    37. We're too proud of our drinking culture.

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    38. And not proud enough of our coffee culture.

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    39. So Newcastle, eh?

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    40. Nothing happens.

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    41. Nobody comes.

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    42. Nobody goes.

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    43. It's awful. Please, please never go.

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