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    (Original post by Student#123)
    You have the hair I'm alluding to provided that's you in your avatar. There's also variations upon that color too. I definitely want to meet a wife with those attributes I mention. Your points sound convincing and are along the lines of what I initially thought too.

    Is it also true that interbreeding actually enhances the gene pool after a certain number of generations?
    Well I've no idea, I'm no geneticist.
    Haha! that's not me it's Paddy McCourt, a footballer. Funnily enough, he's from a city
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    (Original post by Student#123)
    I observed that people who live in my local village look different than those who live in the city. What I mean is that their skin and hair looks different. The have blonde/brown hair that looks like the kind of hair upper class people have. Their skin is pale with a sallow hue to it. The people in the cities have black hair and their faces are less defined. Imagine the chav look. It's difficult to explain what I mean but there's definitely something different genetically about the two groups.

    In the poorer town next to me, the people are short and generally ugly due to interbreeding. I don't get why the people in the first village I mentioned look more attractive and upper class? You may not have noticed this because you probably as observant as I am.

    People like this for example!

    http://i.imgur.com/wEB4Qws.jpg
    It's certainly not genetic, and it would be inbreeding not interbreeding.
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    (Original post by Short Story Long)
    In Norfolk, where I live is not affluent but there is a mixed of people and looks. In the surrounding villages there is still a large mix of people. It's not that clear cut. There are also some very very rich villages but the people who go to my sixth form from their do not seem massively different and all have really dark hair. I'm sure there there is variation there too.
    My sixth form has no foreign person/color in it except for borders (mostly from the middle East). Everyone has pale skin and blonde/brown hair, even the teachers! However, in the town 5 miles away, there's people with black hair/foreign looking and quite ugly. So it's definitely isolated I think.
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    (Original post by SpiggyTopes)
    It's certainly not genetic, and it would be inbreeding not interbreeding.
    You have white people living in the city. However they do not look as refined as this and I don't believe that they ever could due to their genes. It's not their fault mind you but there's definitely something quantifiable between the two groups. I read somewhere that inbreeding becomes positive after a certain number of generations within an isolated area.

    This could explain why I and many others around me look like rural people. I don't know...
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    (Original post by Student#123)
    My sixth form has no foreign person/color in it except for borders (mostly from the middle East). Everyone has pale skin and blonde/brown hair, even the teachers! However, in the town 5 miles away, there's people with black hair/foreign looking and quite ugly. So it's definitely isolated I think.
    Just a head's up- you sound a bit snobby
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    (Original post by jesscc)
    I actually live in a city not the inner part but it's still a city (London), regardless of where they are situated people all over the country claim benefits in rural areas too and they also have just as many unemployment and unskilled individuals as those in cities. It's just more publicised by the media when dealing with urban areas, hence the overgeneralisations. I understand where you are coming from, but cities also have large houses, large gardens ect.
    Yes I accept your point too. But a large proportion of those in the inner city are in the top 10% most deprived people in the nation (I don't know the exact figure). And yes, there are large houses within the city. However I'm talking about the 'inner' city where the make-up of houses is generally 19th century terraced housing. These were the houses constructed for those employed by the companies whose factories are a short distance from said houses. The majority of those factories are now redundant (due to the fact that the UK is now mainly a nation specialising in the tertiary and quaternary sectors rather than the primary and secondary sectors, for which large scale factories and warehouses would be required).

    The larger houses (semi-detached) tend to be located within the suburban areas, with council-owned homes towards the boundary between the inner city and suburban area. Those houses on the rural-urban fringe tend to be the largest within the city area (semi-detached and detached housing) with bigger gardens, bigger garages and driveways etc.

    Generally, wealth of individuals increases as you progress outwards from the inner city to rural settlements. Crime rates tend to be high within the inner city, particularly car vandalism, as terraced houses (obviously) do not have driveways for which car owners to park their vehicles.



    Sorry, got a bit carried away...
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    (Original post by Short Story Long)
    Just a head's up- you sound a bit snobby
    Well I don't intend to portray myself this way. I feel sorry for the lady who works in our local supermarket. She is foreign and people judge her because of her creed. I'm not racist mind you but I'd say 99% of the people where I live are which is a terrible shame.
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    (Original post by Student#123)
    You have white people living in the city. However they do not look as refined as this and I don't believe that they ever could due to their genes. It's not their fault mind you but there's definitely something quantifiable between the two groups. I read somewhere that inbreeding becomes positive after a certain number of generations within an isolated area.

    This could explain why I and many others around me look like rural people. I don't know...
    If there is a difference, which I very much doubt, it will be due to environmental and not genetic factors.
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    (Original post by Student#123)
    My sixth form has no foreign person/color in it except for borders (mostly from the middle East). Everyone has pale skin and blonde/brown hair, even the teachers! However, in the town 5 miles away, there's people with black hair/foreign looking and quite ugly. So it's definitely isolated I think.
    The proportion of ethnic minorities decreases as you progress from the inner city towards rural settlements. Again due to the fact that foreigners tend to migrate to the UK (for economic purposes) and so cannot afford the large houses located in rural settlements and so have to purchase/rent those cheaper households. Often, ethnic minorities create 'ghettos' within the city and are often segregated from the rest of the city.
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    (Original post by TheStudent1289)
    The proportion of ethnic minorities decreases as you progress from the inner city towards rural settlements. Again due to the fact that foreigners tend to migrate to the UK (for economic purposes) and so cannot afford the large houses located in rural settlements and so have to purchase/rent those cheaper households. Often, ethnic minorities create 'ghettos' within the city and are often segregated from the rest of the city.
    Spot on.
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    (Original post by Student#123)
    Well I don't intend to portray myself this way. I feel sorry for the lady who works in our local supermarket. She is foreign and people judge her because of her creed. I'm not racist mind you but I'd say 99% of the people where I live are which is a terrible shame.
    I wasn't trying to be mean I was just pointing it out . Its just because you put so much emphasis on peoples ugly characteristics, but having dark hair is not weird or lower class at all. You seem to have a very limited view of beauty.
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    Personally, whenever I go into Central London everyone I see looks like models, so I don't know where your supposed theory came from.
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    (Original post by Short Story Long)
    Yeah but its pretty obvious that most people in towns and cities don't look like that. He has made a massive over-generalisation.
    yes this is true, and coming from a country area, i can add that there are plenty of people there that look like this too.
 
 
 
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