Best Answer: I use to, but over the years people have gotten better. I think it's because idiots have moved out and people have less money to buy drugs, alcohol and gamble. There fore they lose less and are in better moods. You should have been there in the mid late 90's and early 2000's. My plane leave on August 14 and I'll be back there for 6 months, then off to California and Hawaii. You want to smell a bad town try New Orleans. That place needs a lot of hot soapy water, but the problem with that is it would probably take away its character.