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    28 Reasons No One Should Ever Visit Essex

    Just nothing there.

    1. Essex is just grim towns, really.

    2. No nature to speak of.

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    3. After all, there's nowhere nice to go.

    4. Or unusual things to do.

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    5. Does anyone really want to go on a boat?

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    6. Or see wonderful bits of a canal?

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    7. No one wants to walk around North Weald Market.

    8. Strawberry picking wouldn't be any fun, after all.

    9. White tiger at the zoo? Nah.

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    10. Essex just has nowhere quiet to hang out.

    11. It just doesn't look great.

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    12. And you never stumble across anything historical.

    13. It's not like there are 500-year-old bridges nestling in the countryside.

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    14. Or lovely country houses.

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    15. Or Elizabethan Halls.

    16. No space, really.

    17. The towns are all pretty glum.

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    18. You won't see experimental art, or anything like that.

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    19. There are no pubs either.

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    20. Or any fine food either, it's all a bit rubbish.

    21. The beaches are pretty meh too.

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    22. Why would anyone want to hang out in all these colourful beach huts?

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    23. It's be a bit crap, probably.

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    24. Or see the world's longest pier?

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    25. Yeah, no one wants to be anywhere near these beaches.

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    26. Essex doesn't look much better at night.

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    27. Nothing fun happens then.

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    28. Yeah, don't bother with Essex. It's just all a bit rubbish.

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