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Paris, France

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The Resume

    (52 BC- )
    Founded by the Romans
    Capital of France
    Population is greater than 2,000,000
    Over 11,000,000 (metropolitan area)
    Center of the French-speaking world
    Located on an island in the river Seine

Why Paris, France might be annoying:

    Jacques Chirac was a former mayor of Paris who was accused of government corruption.
    It was the home of French kings until King Louis XIV moved to Versailles.
    The Black Death struck Paris in the 14th Century.
    It was held by the English during much of the Hundred Year's War.
    The Nazis marched into Paris after crushing France during WW II.
    It was struck with student riots and worker's strikes during Charles de Gaulle's last days as president (1968).
    Even after WW II, Paris still has incidents of Anti-Semitism (recently between Jews and Muslims).
    It is the namesake for Paris Hilton.

Why Paris, France might not be annoying:

    It's the home of the Eiffel Tower.
    The French Revolution began in Paris.
    The first of many French republics was born in Paris.
    During WW II, the Allies liberated Paris after the Germans surrendered without a fight.
    It hosted the 1900 Summer Olympics.
    It's rich with museums and art.
    Paris's architecture is described as beautiful.

Credit: Jeff

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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 35 Votes: 5.71% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 12 Votes: 25.00% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 109 Votes: 54.13% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 52 Votes: 55.77% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 105 Votes: 75.24% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 32 Votes: 21.88% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 27 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 22 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 64 Votes: 81.25% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 9 Votes: 44.44% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 80 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 61 Votes: 62.30% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 114 Votes: 77.19% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 133 Votes: 67.67% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 179 Votes: 61.45% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 589 Votes: 53.82% Annoying