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Boston, Massachusetts

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The Resume

    (1614- )
    Discovered by Captain John Smith
    Founded in 1630
    Named after a town in England which was named after the patron Saint of Fishing, Saint Botolph
    Has a population of 589,141 (from the 2000 U.S. Census)
    Capital of Massachusetts
    Largest City in Massachusetts and New England
    Home to many people of Irish descent
    Known as 'Beantown'
    Where several key events of the American Revolution occurred, including the Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party
    Home of the Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics
    The New England Patriots play in nearby Foxboro, Massachusetts
    Original home of the Atlanta Braves

Why Boston, Massachusetts might be annoying:

    The Boston Red Sox.
    They have had a reputation for being a racist city, despite being located in the northeast United States.
    They had a road project, known as 'The Big Dig,' which lasted years past its original date of completion and cost over 14 billion dollars (from an original estimate of 2.6 billion).
    Its residents have strange accents.
    They had devastating fires in 1760 and 1872.
    The planes that hit the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 originated in Boston.
    Their local sports fans have been known to riot after winning major sports events.

Why Boston, Massachusetts might not be annoying:

    There are over 50 colleges and universities in their metro area, giving it a reputation as an esteemed college town.
    The Celtics have more titles (sixteen) that any other NBA team.
    They are known for their baked beans.
    It is home to the Boston Marathon, the longest running annual marathon in the world.
    It is the home of the world-renowned Boston Symphony Orchestra.
    They have the oldest public park in America (Boston Common).
    It was the location of the TV shows Cheers, St. Elsewhere and many shows produced by David E. Kelley.

Credit: Whiff Boy

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Year In Review:

    For 2024, as of last weekly ranking, Out of 48 Votes: 39.58% Annoying
    In 2023, Out of 8 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2022, Out of 84 Votes: 53.57% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 84 Votes: 54.76% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 88 Votes: 42.05% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 2465 Votes: 76.92% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 305 Votes: 69.51% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 859 Votes: 79.86% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 1106 Votes: 74.05% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 194 Votes: 64.43% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 226 Votes: 62.83% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 27 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 130 Votes: 50.77% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 162 Votes: 65.43% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 193 Votes: 47.67% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 90 Votes: 45.56% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 113 Votes: 68.14% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 186 Votes: 52.15% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 354 Votes: 54.80% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 368 Votes: 48.91% Annoying