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I live on a barrier island that gets plenty of tourists during the season and yes, some of them are annoying. Some are from up North; some are from the mountainous western part of our fair state and some are from somewhere else. As a local, there are times when I find them all equally frustrating. Having grown up in the North, I sometime find myself slightly more frustrated by some of the more rural tourists who seem to just be living in their own world regardless of who’s around them; especially the ones who drive at 15MPH so they can look at what's around them.

My point is we’ve all got cultural biases based on where we grow up … BUT … After having lived in a bunch of places; this is the first place where I ever witnessed so much overt gratuitous cultural bias. That’s not something a community should be proud of.

I think it’s getting old and it’s stupid. Don’t know your age but don’t perceive you as stupid. You’re participation in something like this seems to be an incongruity.

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