New map divides Vancouver into such categories as poor people, gay guys, and old people

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      Are you so politically correct that you find the Onion and all that it stands for riotously offensive? If so, now is the time to stop reading the city’s latest breakdown of who lives where in Lotusland. If you have zero sense of humour, be prepared to be outraged at the map, currently being retweeted like crazy on Twitter, which divides the city into such subdivisions as “old people”, “lesbian-hipsters”, and “gay guys”. (Click on map to enlarge.) It's funny as fuck--check out the Downtown Eastside for maximum laughs. And if it offends you, you probably don’t see anything even remotely funny about the Farrelly Brothers, Harold and Kumar, and everyone that’s ever written for Saturday Night Live, MADtv, and National Lampoon. It’s not like you weren’t warned to go elsewhere.


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      You

      Dec 7, 2011 at 11:24pm

      I accurately fit into the 'college kids who can't afford it here' category. I won't argue that label..

      miguel

      Dec 8, 2011 at 7:14am

      I'm in the 'lesbian/poor people overflow'. Am I no longer pertinent? Happy days for a dropout.
      Miguel

      GOT

      Dec 8, 2011 at 9:24am

      I'm obviously in the wrong neighbourhood - where's 'middle-aged alky scumbags'? Oh no! Do I have to move to 'shit show'?

      davy jones

      Dec 8, 2011 at 9:31am

      where do all the governement employees and other assorted parasites live??

      Bill Smith

      Dec 8, 2011 at 10:20am

      Hilarious and true.

      Inquiring Mind

      Dec 8, 2011 at 10:25am

      Is there a source for this?

      BikerCK

      Dec 8, 2011 at 11:18am

      The realization I live on the border between dead-zone and lesbian-hipster land certainly explains the comatose state of my love-life as a non-hipster heterosexual male.

      FormerlyFromMtPleasant

      Dec 8, 2011 at 11:23am

      That is hilarious!

      Tom19812987187

      Dec 8, 2011 at 12:07pm

      "Rich families from old money" should be changed to "Rich Mainland Chinese children living in a house and attending St George's while their parents work in the mining and factory business back home in China."