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Houston, Texas

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Location

The Resume

    (1836- )
    Named after General Sam Houston
    Capital of the Republic of Texas (1837-1839)
    Fourth largest city in the U.S.
    Largest city in Texas
    Population listed at 1,953,631 as of 2000 census
    Home of the NBA's Houston Rockets and NFL's Houston Texans
    Known as the 'Space City'

Why Houston, Texas might be annoying:

    Augustus C. Allen and John K. Allen paid $1.40 per acre for 6,642 acres for the land that became Houston.
    Many residents of Houston say it's name as if it wasn't spelled with an 'y' instead of an 'h' (youston).
    More people are sent to death row from Houston than any other city in the U.S.
    It's plagued by floods, hurricanes and tornadoes.
    Referenced in 'Houston, we got a problem' taken from the Apollo 13 situation.

Why Houston, Texas might not be annoying:

    In addition to being known as the 'Space City,' it's also been called the 'Fastest Growing City in America' and the 'Most Popular City to Relocate to.'
    The U.S. gets much of its domestic oil from the Houston area.
    It's been the home to one National Democratic Convention (1928) and one Republican National Convention (1992).
    NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center was relocated to Houston (1962).
    The first word said on the moon was 'Houston.'
    It was the home to one of the worlds most famous sporting locations, the Astrodome.
    They named their airport after President George H. W. Bush.
    It's been the home to two Super Bowl's.

Credit: His Name is Robert


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Year In Review:

    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 70 Votes: 51.43% Annoying
    In 2021, Out of 66 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 4 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 11 Votes: 45.45% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 57.14% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 26 Votes: 57.69% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 123 Votes: 52.85% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 66 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 21 Votes: 52.38% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 36 Votes: 52.78% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 348 Votes: 32.76% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 244 Votes: 44.26% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 318 Votes: 40.25% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 450 Votes: 48.00% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 372 Votes: 51.08% Annoying