Review of Scottsdale, Arizona

Horribly unfriendly people - so depressing!
Star Rating - 6/12/2014
I had to move to Scottsdale from Los Angeles for work, and at first I was really looking forward to a new environment and getting to know new people. However, it didn't take long before I realized that the people were going to make it as difficult as possible to get to know. I can't get over the standoffish, judgmental attitude the people around here seem to have everywhere I go. Even at the grocery store, the people seem to be so desperate in trying to impress people and outdo each other. The women are absolutely awful and most (not ALL) of the guys come across like serious douches. It seems like people here really want to be L.A but are failing miserably. Don't get me wrong, you have unpleasant people everywhere, but there just seems to be WAY more of them here than anywhere else. There isn't any diversity, although the people who were born and raised here think there is. I think that's because they don't really understand what it's like living in other parts of the country. A few Hispanics does not constitute diversity. Old Town Scottsdale is packed with wannabes and people trying really hard to look cool. That's the problem here period - the people just try way too hard, and they don't realize how stupid they look doing it. I'm not sure why people think the "scene" here is something impressive - because it's not. It's actually kind of pathetic and sad. The night life is a joke, with just a few clubs in Old Town where people try really hard to convince the person next to them that they're special. I know not everyone is this way, but it just seems like the vast majority of them are. I've been bored out of my mind trying to find fun things to do besides go out to these lame clubs, but there's absolutely nothing here except dirt. It seems like the sun kills everything it touches - including the personalities of the people who live here. It's hard not to cry when I think about what a mistake it was to move here.
Noelle | Scottsdale, AZ
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