Average Resident Personality Test Scores:
Helpfulness: 3.07 |
Name: | Age: 20 | Gender: Female | ZIP: | Resident for: more than 10 years | Added on: 2006-06-30
Artisticness: 2 Calmness: 5 Helpfulness: 3 Intelligence: 4 Neatness: 4 Outgoingness: 2
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What do you like about Williamsburg? Parts of it are okay, but not much. It depends on how many tourists are in town at the time.
What do you dislike about Williamsburg? It's boring, and there isn't really anything to do besides go to Busch Gardens or walk around annoying historic sites, laughing at tourists.
What are your favorite parts of the city to live and/or hang out in? New Town is okay, but the only fun you can have is if you drive to Hampton, Newport News, or Virginia Beach. The coffee-shops in town (Aromas, The Coffehouse) are nice though.
How expensive is it? It's a tourist-trap, so the gas is expensive, but otherwise it's not too bad.
Is it safe? Yeah. For the most part.
How is the weather? Shitty. The weather is so spaztastic that you don't know what it's gonna be tomorrow. And hurricanes suck.
Additional thoughts? 15 years here is way to long. And it's not all that band-friendly, there's not all that much of a musical scene, especially for up-and-coming metal.
Name: | Age: 20 | Gender: Male | ZIP: 23188 | Resident for: 6 months | Added on: 2015-02-05
Artisticness: 1 Calmness: 5 Helpfulness: 4 Intelligence: 2 Neatness: 4 Outgoingness: 1
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Williamsburg offers good food, rich history, and a college. That's it. Oh!, And golf.
Those are about the only things I can think of that I like about this place
To be honest, Williamsburg is where old pretentious stuck up white folks go to die. The people my age (20 - white male) are either there from out of state going to college, and are complete bookworms, nerds, or anti-party people, and have no interest in being real; only "educated" by the system, or are so depressed by this way of life, they leave, and go elsewhere. Williamsburg is by far the most stuck-up, "high class," boring place I have ever been. And I have been a lot of places. I work here now, and left Smithfield (small town, i like small) to be closer to my job. So far, rude, judgemental old people are all I have encountered. That and 30 something year olds who serve the old people like slaves. The pay is ok here. The people flat out suck. IF you are old and take offense to what I am saying, this place is probably for you. IF you are young, enjoy real people, associating with individuals your age, or you just like a positive place in general, run screaming; you will consider suicide in a matter of weeks.
I walked into a restaurant tonight to pick up my parent's (70 dollar) take out order, and I was blocked by two extremely old women, and one 60-something year old man. All were squinting at the menu. I was wearing my fur hat and a fleece, as it is 28 degrees here and I like rocking fur... I said "excuse me, could i get by there please?" with a polite smile on my face to which i was stared at for a full 3 seconds by the man, who said nothing. The ladies ignored me. My smile disappeared. I assumed they hadn't heard me. So I repeated what I had said a little louder, at which point the ladies and the man looked at me, and went back to arguing over which dish they wanted. I waited politely to get by for a full 10 more seconds, during which time one of the ladies quietly said to the other "I can't believe how rude these young people are!!" At that point, I tapped the man on the shoulder and said politely, and louder than could have possibly been ignored by anyone in a ten foot radius, "excuse me, but I have been waiting so can I get by to pick up my order now please ?"
To which he replies "I didn't think you could afford to order from a place like this. You look like a homeless bum." I told him I looked fresh as hell as I simply walked passed, paid for the order and left, by which time the elderly fucks were seated. But the fact anyone has the nerve to talk to someone who just spent the last 40 work hours detailing cars for $15 an hour to afford rent and show tickets, while they ride social security I have deducted from the paycheck I earn every week is just mind-boggling. These are not people, they are shells of what used to be people. Obviously, this does not apply to everyone. Good people can be found too. But here, money talks, corruption speaks, and tongues are rarely bitten.
People my age don't "hang out." They don't go anywhere but each other's houses and perhaps "Paul's Deli" for a real "throwdown night." They are trust-fund kids who act entitled and have everything handed to them. Also, a fair number of people here are extremely stupid, which shows on the road and in places like McDonands when trying to place an order. I'm going to stop and talk about the driving problem here in Williamsburg for a second. People here have zero capacity to handle a motor vehicle, and drive dangerously, and stupidly. People here like big, over-priced Mercedes which they never wash, and their favorite activities include straddling the lane lines, going a full 20 miles per hour under the speed limit, completely blocking both lanes in a 45 and slowing down, riding the breaks, parking in the middle of the road, coming to a complete stop for no apparent reason and creeping slowly ahead while pointing at something, pulling out directly in front of (or into) you, and completely ignoring other drivers. Signals in williamsburg, are not used. Speeding is not a problem because most drivers here are afraid to do the speed limits, which by the way are pathetically slow. Even on 4 lane roads, like Bypass rd (60), the top speed is 35 in most places, with brief stints of 45 where there is nothing but grass and guard rails on the roadside. Public transportation does not operate on any schedule, and there is no means by which to safely walk anywhere; not that you'd want to - everything is 10 miles apart. Art is not a factor in this town. The music is folk, country, and some reggae. I have no problem with any of that, but you could at least let us throw a real show once in a while with all these unused theatres. The weather is colder than anywhere else in Tidewater, VA. The hills are rolling and the roads wide and winding. Everything looks, feels, and otherwise comes across as fake. There is no reason to move to williamsburg.