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50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« on: November 16, 2007, 07:34:33 AM »
50 Most Bizarre City Names
I'm wondering if some of these city/town names won't be changed soon,in this PC world some things won't/aren't acceptable i guess
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#50 Fucking (Austria) (Where Fuckers are from)

#49 French Lick (Indiana, USA)(Shouldn't it be Freedom Lick) ;)

#48 Boring (Oregon, USA)

#47 Intercourse (Pennsylvania, USA)

#46 Dildo (Newfoundland, Canada)

#45 Why (Arizona, USA)

#44 Blowhard (Australia)

#43 Fart (Virginia, USA)

#42 Climax (Michigan, USA)

#41 Truth Or Consequences (New Mexico, USA)

#40 Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Wales)(Someone was dead drunk when he made that name.)

#39 Big Bone Lick (USA)

#38 Dwarf (Kentucky, USA)

#37 Dead Chinaman (Papua New Guinea)

#36 Assawoman (Virginia, USA)

#35 Burning Well (Pennsylvania, USA)

#34 Acme (West Virginia, USA)

#33 Sexi (Peru)

#32 Poopoo (Hawaii, USA)

#31 Beer Bottle Crossing (Idaho, USA)

#20 Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu (New Zealand)

#29 Needmore (Texas, USA) (Of number 28)

#28 Pussy creek (Ohio, USA)

#27 ii (Finland)

#26 My Large Intestine (Texas, USA)

#25 Gayville (South Dakota, USA)

#24 Ass (Ukraine)

#23 Can do (North Dakota, USA)

#22 Wagga Wagga (Australia)

#21 Dollarbeg (Scotland)

#20 Cockburn (Western Australia)

#19 Shetland Islands (Scotland)

#18 Lolita (Texas, USA)

#17 Wetwang (England)

#16 Middelfart (Denmark)

#15 Disappointment (Kentucky, USA)

#14 Hell (Michigan, USA)

#13 Whiskey Dick Mountain (Washington State, USA)

#12 Gravesend (England)

#11 Looneyville, Texas, USA)

#10 Hygiene (Colorado, USA)

#09 Bird in Hand (Pennsylvania, USA)

#08 Embarrass (Minnesota, USA)

#07 Plain City (Utah, USA)

#06 Okay (Oklahoma, USA)

#05 Normal (Illinois, USA)

#04 Odd (West Virginia, USA)

#03 Hooker (Oklahoma, USA)

#02 No Name (Colorado, USA)

#01 Hot Water (Mississippi, USA)

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #1 on: November 16, 2007, 08:15:28 AM »
I went to Pussy Creek, Ohio once. Talk about false advertising. >:(

Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, which sounds cool when you first think about it, got it's name from the radio game show, when the Truth or Consequences host said he would do a program from the first town that renamed itself after the show. That's how fucking lame this town is.

It was originally called 'Hot Springs,' creatively enough, because it had hot springs.
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #2 on: November 16, 2007, 08:20:52 AM »
I went to Pussy Creek, Ohio once. Talk about false advertising.
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #4 on: November 16, 2007, 08:41:35 AM »

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #5 on: November 16, 2007, 08:45:29 AM »
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#40 Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Wales)(Someone was dead drunk when he made that name.)
Apparently, in Welsh it has a meaning: "St Mary's church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave". But it's just a gimmick, originally the village was called Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, they just kept adding bits in order to make the longest place-name record.
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« Reply #6 on: November 16, 2007, 09:42:01 AM »
the full name of Bangkok is Krung Thep Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara Yuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. Beat that.
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #8 on: November 16, 2007, 09:58:12 PM »
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#25 Gayville (South Dakota, USA)

Been there CX?

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Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu (New Zealand)

Yeah I believe that...

Not really related but Los Angeles's true name is "El Pueblo de Nuestra Se˝ora la Reina de los ┴ngeles de Porci˙ncula  (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porci˙ncula)".
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #9 on: November 17, 2007, 03:46:05 AM »
They failed to note that Intercourse is near Blue Ball. And both are near Bird-In-Hand.

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #10 on: November 17, 2007, 01:39:28 PM »
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#25 Gayville (South Dakota, USA)

Been there CX?


Yeah, but they didn't name the town Gayville until he visited.

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #11 on: November 17, 2007, 07:22:44 PM »
Georgia also has a town called Climax.
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #12 on: November 17, 2007, 08:32:04 PM »
Is it anywhere near Cumming?

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #14 on: November 18, 2007, 01:46:32 PM »
Heres some in for I dug up on Intercourse, PA. Note some of the other names listed in the same county Mount Joy, Paradise, Lititz.

http://www.800padutch.com/intercourse.shtml

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #15 on: November 18, 2007, 02:56:52 PM »
Yeah, the whole area is named with odd shit like that.

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2008, 12:56:55 AM »
and then of course there's 'fuckawaraweera'(spelling?) in new zealand

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« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2008, 08:47:06 AM »
There's a town here in Saskatchewan called Climax.
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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2008, 09:27:57 AM »
It was temporary, but fits with the list.

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Re: 50 Most Bizarre City Names around the world
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2008, 12:41:54 PM »
#50 Fucking (Austria) (Where Fuckers are from)

The funny thing is that their street sign was stolen quite frequently. In fact most of the villages budget went into replacing the signs. Nowadays they secured the sign, so it isn't possible to steal it anymore.


#41 Truth Or Consequences (New Mexico, USA)

Say what you want, but that is just a badass name for a city^^.
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« Reply #20 on: September 23, 2008, 08:57:57 PM »
I visit Boring, Oregon fairly often. For a town of 90,000, it's too large to have a name like that.
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« Reply #21 on: September 24, 2008, 05:34:04 PM »
I'm not sure if there's a separate town/city, but Big Bone Lick is a state park here in Kentucky; not far from where I went to Elementary and High School.
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« Reply #22 on: October 01, 2008, 05:03:16 PM »
Not far from here there's Jaywick - might not sound funny, but just imagine a small English seaside town that closely resembles downtown Baghdad.

And there's Coggeshall, which even has it's own expression - the Coggeshall Job - the type of job you get on your first day when they send you down to stores for a long stand or left handed screwdriver or some tartan paint.

And there's a little place in the backstreets of Witham called Cutthroat Lane. I'd like to live there, but they haven't put any houses on there (yet).
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« Reply #23 on: October 03, 2008, 11:43:34 PM »
Whats strange, there are two Jacksonville, Georgias. One is kinda in the middle and the other is up in the north mountain area.
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