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Wallethub
« on: May 27, 2022, 12:06:15 PM »

According to Lord Carhorn in this thread one can find absolute fact in Wallethub:

https://www.aaroads.com/forum/index.php?topic=30421.0

Personally Iíve found the conclusions Wallethub comes to as being somewhat questionable.  Has anyone actually had success finding insight via Wallethub?  If so what matters did those conclusions pertain to?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2022, 10:47:38 PM »

Isn't Wallethub the unquestioned, authoritative , definitive website for information of this kind?

I believe Theodore Roosevelt said so himself.

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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2022, 11:52:02 PM »

What the hell is wallethub?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2022, 11:54:13 PM »

What the hell is wallethub?

Yeah, I'd never heard of it until today, either.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2022, 06:29:56 AM »

Wallethub sounds like some cryptocurrency thing. Fortunately, it's not.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #5 on: May 28, 2022, 09:47:26 AM »

I never heard of it until carhorn kept posting the link. Oh look Illiinois ranks 5th and Michigan ranks 37th and Wisconsin ranks 40th that means Illinois is sooooooooo much better than Michigan and Wisconsin. LMAO.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #6 on: May 28, 2022, 12:39:58 PM »

Wikipedia says it was started as a site to rate and review financial professionals. Wonder how it veered off into lifestyle/adventure ratings? (Much like threads on this site often veer into uncharted territory.)
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2022, 01:11:42 PM »

Your problem isn't using it. Your problem is treating it like religious people treat the Bible.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #9 on: May 28, 2022, 03:09:38 PM »

Even other travel blogs use it as a source. Like this one for example

https://lm.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Ffal.cn%2F3oYK2&h=AT1L58yypN_1mlG3Ahd2SsdOy_P4ldD_0HqkpYwFiOLc8C4J3qW1YxeQA9RycbjGY6VGfxVEQmZxFssdHwX-zH4Skduwp8eqZ_FwJgdA5EafSXbZ4AWULpPXcF0KyUauTkostEtecbLngp2WpA

OK, another person that cites WalletHub.  So there's two people instead of just one.  Whee.  Just because somebody cites a source doesn't mean that the source is knowledgeable.

I, too, had never heard of "WalletHub" until Lord Carhorn started citing it.  Apparently WalletHub is a personal finance web site, so I wouldn't expect them to be experts in travel and tourism.

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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #10 on: May 28, 2022, 10:56:01 PM »

I found my wife on Wallethub.
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« Reply #11 on: May 28, 2022, 11:13:43 PM »

I found my wife on Wallethub.

Did she have to convert Wallethubism?  If so, did she go through trials of the flattening to be baptized properly?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2022, 11:25:15 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2022, 11:30:19 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

But it only counts if the rankings are pro-Illinois.  Cherry picking data is a required practice of Wallethubism.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2022, 07:28:47 AM »

Is Wallethubism the official religion of Alanland?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2022, 09:49:14 AM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065


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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2022, 09:52:46 AM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065

I really don't want to defend Crash_It, but both of those lists broadly agree with https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_and_territories_by_Human_Development_Index.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2022, 09:53:50 AM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
There is NOTHING relevant about that. We really don't care where Illinois ranks or our states rank this website does nothing to prove anything. Just because wallethub says something it's the tell all and must be 100% true. Yeah right. If Illinois is one of the best states to live in how come it's losing population?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #18 on: May 29, 2022, 10:06:43 AM »

Is Wallethubism the official religion of Alanland?

I donít think Alanland is Illinois levels of flat after the annexation of Virginia Oblast and Pittsburgh Oblast.  Goat Jesus would be pissed but yet indifferent to Wallethubism.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #19 on: May 29, 2022, 11:21:08 AM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
There is NOTHING relevant about that. We really don't care where Illinois ranks or our states rank this website does nothing to prove anything. Just because wallethub says something it's the tell all and must be 100% true. Yeah right. If Illinois is one of the best states to live in how come it's losing population?

It's actually not losing population. Knew you would pipe up with that 😂:

https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/illinois-undercounted-in-2020-census-actually-grew-to-13-million-the-states-largest-population-ever/2837753/

Shoot and score!! ⛹🏾‍♂️🏀🗑️
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #20 on: May 29, 2022, 12:51:46 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
Lmao you care about the stats for both of my states much more than I do. I posted the link for that list because I don't care that both IN and OH are lower than IL and waiting for you to pointlessly point that out (which you just did). Guess this is what happens when you're a huge Illinois shill.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #21 on: May 29, 2022, 01:08:18 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
Lmao you care about the stats for both of my states much more than I do. I posted the link for that list because I don't care that both IN and OH are lower than IL and waiting for you to pointlessly point that out (which you just did). Guess this is what happens when you're a huge Illinois shill.

If you're going to point something like that out, you gotta make sure that you are from somewhere that has it going on.

Did you know that Indiana is bordered entirely by states that people take vacations to?
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #22 on: May 29, 2022, 01:49:04 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
Lmao you care about the stats for both of my states much more than I do. I posted the link for that list because I don't care that both IN and OH are lower than IL and waiting for you to pointlessly point that out (which you just did). Guess this is what happens when you're a huge Illinois shill.
If you're going to point something like that out, you gotta make sure that you are from somewhere that has it going on.
What's the "it" you have in mind?

Also, note that I haven't chose where personally I want to live in yet. My current locations are my parents' choice and the location of my college (and no, I look at qualities of the school itself much more than "which state is it in" when applying to colleges 2 years ago).
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #23 on: May 29, 2022, 02:12:05 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
Lmao you care about the stats for both of my states much more than I do. I posted the link for that list because I don't care that both IN and OH are lower than IL and waiting for you to pointlessly point that out (which you just did). Guess this is what happens when you're a huge Illinois shill.
If you're going to point something like that out, you gotta make sure that you are from somewhere that has it going on.
What's the "it" you have in mind?

Also, note that I haven't chose where personally I want to live in yet. My current locations are my parents' choice and the location of my college (and no, I look at qualities of the school itself much more than "which state is it in" when applying to colleges 2 years ago).

Illinois has a higher GDP than both those states combined. Also has:

-More state parks and county forest preserves, even has some municipal nature preserves. All are free (though some on the county and municipal levels aren't unless you live there).

-Better quality restaurants
-Better drinking water quality
-More lakes
-better paying jobs
I can go on and on. All of those things are what the wallethub articles I've cited were alluding to.
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Re: Wallethub
« Reply #24 on: May 29, 2022, 02:16:02 PM »

Lord Carhorn's almighty god Wallethub says that Wisconsin is #6 and Illinois is #18 for "Best states to live in:-D

I don't know why you're laughing, even on that dated report... It's still a higher rating than both of your states (Indiana and Ohio). Here's a more updated and relevant report:

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-for-millennials/33371

Even this report which isn't as recent as the former but more updated than your own ranks Illinois higher than any of the 4xx Zip code states

https://wallethub.com/edu/best-states-to-raise-a-family/31065
Lmao you care about the stats for both of my states much more than I do. I posted the link for that list because I don't care that both IN and OH are lower than IL and waiting for you to pointlessly point that out (which you just did). Guess this is what happens when you're a huge Illinois shill.
If you're going to point something like that out, you gotta make sure that you are from somewhere that has it going on.
What's the "it" you have in mind?

Also, note that I haven't chose where personally I want to live in yet. My current locations are my parents' choice and the location of my college (and no, I look at qualities of the school itself much more than "which state is it in" when applying to colleges 2 years ago).

Illinois has a higher GDP than both those states combined. Also has:

-More state parks and county forest preserves, even has some municipal nature preserves. All are free (though some on the county and municipal levels aren't unless you live there).

-Better quality restaurants
-Better drinking water quality
-More lakes
-better paying jobs
I can go on and on. All of those things are what the wallethub articles I've cited were alluding to.

And Iím sure a lot of those would be cited differently in non-Wallethub articles.  But then again, Iím not trying to start a Wallethub-centric religious movement based around cherry picking favorable factoid articles.
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