The suburbs is where most americans want to make a living. It is where successful individuals or couples who have made it somewhere in life through determination live. Whether or not the same can be said about their children is up for debate, but it is a HAVEN from the noise-ridden, polluted, and often crime / poverty infested city. People living in a suburb ADVANCED in life, and made it out of the city, or were lucky enough to have educated parents who raised them here. Whether or not those privileged appreciate it or not is also up for debate, but as one of those privileged individuals myself, I can honestly say that after 30 years of living in a New Jersey suburb, I have WISENED up enough to say that I am THANKFUL to live in a suburb. Sure, it can get boring, and there are downsides to living in a suburb, but as with anything in life, there are solutions, like earning your own car to get places, as I did (which I must say most 'urbanites' at my job are jealous of). And I must add its nice to come home from a 12 hour shift in the middle of summer to a very suburban SWIMMING POOL, rather than cooling off to a very urban FIRE HYDRANT.
There are mostly negative definitions of suburbanites here, and they are most likely coming from biased and jealous urban folks, who will NEVER make it out of the city, due to their child support issues, or their little record.
"Hello and welcome to my home. If for any reason you don't like it, then by all means leave my PALACE in the suburbs, and return to your urban HOVEL, peasant.
by Ababohee March 04, 2012
outskirts of a city,just about everyone lives in a suburb.Not always rich white folk,even 'hoods' are suburbs.If you dont live in the city,then you live in a suburb!
Even though the Westside is the worst side of town,it's a suburb.
by Truth904 July 11, 2006
Hey, they're better than the fucking ghetto.
Who gives a shit if the suburbs are boring? Would you rather be shot at?
by Adrian August 15, 2007
In the cases I know of, it has: a neighborhood with mostly two-story houses, a place to hang out within walking distance((Consists of a movie theater, food place, etc.), and schools within bike-riding distance. Unlike cities, it isn't loud and noisy at night. Usually has middle-class people because the houses are nice. A police station is just a mile away, so crime rate is lower than in most cities even.
Example:

Person 1: I bet living in the suburbs sucks, with it being so boring, and filled with crime!

Person 2: Where'd you get that idea? We don't need cars honking outside our windows for life to be interesting, and the crime rate is very low.
by random-suburbian-girl August 19, 2007
Usually a nice environment to live in. Little noise, not as busy as the city, and usually pretty safe. Sometimes generates ignorant and stuck up people in its schools and not everything is in walking distances. People say it is a terrible place to live, but if you are financially stable enough to live there, then it is obviously worth it.
I'll take trees and quite nights in the suburbs than a valley of steel and honking cars in the city.
by The Jeeves September 25, 2005
The suburbs are a great place to live, despite what some people say.

Pros;
-Friendly, generally middle class folks
-Better schools
-Safer then any city
-Beautiful houses, that are usually not as expensive as they would be in the city
-So peaceful and quiet that you can hear the birds chirping in the morning
-Great place to raise a family

Cons;
-Having a car is a must, or else you won't be able to step outside your home
-Can be a little boring at times
-High population of whiney emo kids

All in all, living in Suburbia is awesome and I would never trade it over to live in a shithole that most cities have become, see Toronto If you want affordable housing and a safe environment to raise a family, the suburbs are your answer. So ignore the pieces of shit who constantly bash the 'burbs, their just jealous because they're ghetto shit who live in the inner city.
Toronto kid; ew, you live in the suburbs? You must be a spoiled rich white kid.
Pickering kid (suburb of Toronto) ; I see. Well, you live in Toronto don't you?
Toronto kid; yeah.
Pickering kid; Then you must be an inner city ghetto piece of crap on a stick.
Toronto kid; ...YEAH, WELL, WHATEVER.
Pickering kid; douchebag.
Rural kid; YEE HAW!
Toronto and suburbian kid; wtf?
by Mary annee January 03, 2008
A hellish place, where the annoyances of culture come to thrive. Monotony or race is only superceded by monotony of architecture and planning. The dwelling place of the white race - which gives birth to several otehr problems. Ignorance, boredom, and depression are all symptoms of living in the suburbs, which explains why moody rock music listened to by suburban white teenagers is so predominant; these teenagers are convinced that they want their lives to be over when in fact they live in extreme comfort, albeit banal comfort, and suffer from the belief that noone else shares in their "pain-" i.e. the pain of being made fun of in school for wearing all black and losing your girlfriend of two weeks. The urban life provides for daily excitements that prevent idiotic social subcultiures to establish that are often established in the suburbs. For example, the culture of "wiggas", predominant in every suburb, are only established because the youth who practice it are not kept in check by the daily realities of urban life, i.e., black people to show these "wiggas" how dumb they are acting. In other words, these people are bored. High school cliques do not exist in inner city schools, where I attended, due to the fact that there are much more important things to worry about living in the city rather than being a "jock", a "prep", a "nerd", or a "skater". In fact, all students were united in this urban community by the fact that our lives were struggles, i.e. having only one parent, another parent in jail, drugs, welfare, violence, etc. It was not lauded and celebrated as the pop culture it has become in the suburbs, where boredom has provided for inner city life to be exalted as a means to escape the suburban monotony.
I'm bored in the suburbs, let's go act like 50 Cent.
by tenda June 05, 2005

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