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Reader: Saying Denver Men Are Boys Because They Smoke Pot Is Ignorant

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Talk about one comment spawning more: A Comment of the Day in which a reader argued that too many Denver men are still boys living the full-blown stoner life resulted in hundreds of responses. Some of those weighing in agreed, others didn't -- and some offered a defense against the charge. Here's an example of the latter.

See also: Reader: Too Many Denver Men Are Still Boys Living the Full-Blown Stoner Life

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Reader: Road Repairs Are Always Being Made in the Wrong Places

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When we shared our item breaking down a poster showing what all fifty states are worst at, we asked what readers see as Colorado's biggest problem area -- and the response was passionate. Here's the take of a person who sees disparities on the roads...and that's not all.

See also: Photos: What Colorado and All 50 States Are Worst At

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Reader: Too Many Denver Men Are Still Boys Living the Full-Blown Stoner Life

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A recent survey listed Denver among the top fifteen cities for single women -- and when we shared our post about it, we asked if the idea that Denver is actually "Menver" qualifies as reality or hype. We received a wide variety of interesting responses, including this one.

See also: Top Fifteen Cities for Single Women -- and Where Denver Finishes

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Reader: Landlords Will Need to Feel the Pain Before Rent Prices Come Down

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Ana McKenzie's post about high rent prices in Denver and what $1,000 per month will get you continued a conversation that's been among the most popular of late on the Latest Word. Here's a post from a reader who thinks it's time to spread the pain.

See also: High Rent in Denver: Ten Examples of What $1,000 a Month Will Get You

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Reader: Coloradans Stay in Great Shape From Random, Unprotected Sex

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A new report shows that Colorado is America's least obese state but doesn't do as well in a number of other health categories, including rates of chlamydia and binge drinking. Several of our readers had fun making connections between these results. Here are four examples.

See also: Colorado Is the Least Obese State but 23rd in Chlamydia

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Reader: Fast-Food Workers Who Want $15 Per Hour Are Clueless About Costs

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Photo by Bryan MacCormack/Left In Focus courtesy of SEIU Local 105
Our recent post about rallies by Denver fast-food workers calling for a $15 per-hour wage spurred both support and opposition to this demand. Here's a post by someone who thinks the economics simply don't work.

See also: Photos: Denver Fast-Food Workers Demand $15 Per Hour Wages, Union Rights

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Reader: A Lot of Colorado Newcomers Get Nasty and Possessive Once They're Here

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A reader comment about what many people see as the rising cost of living in Colorado triggered an explosion of responses, both pro and con. Here's the take of someone who thinks many non-natives undergo a not-always-pleasant change upon their arrival.

See also: Reader: I Can Barely Afford to Live in Colorado Anymore

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Reader: F*ck the War on Drugs, How About a War on Drunk Drivers?

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Denny Lovern.
Denny Lovern has been busted for DUI sixteen times -- so often that he's at the center of our first-ever one-man mug shot gallery. When we shared it, we asked if his example suggested a problem with Colorado's drunk-driving laws, and readers responded in a wide variety of ways. Here's one who wants tougher policies, especially in comparison with rules pertaining to other substances.

See also: Denny Lovern, Sixteen-Time DUI Arrestee: A One-Man Mug Shot Gallery

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Reader: I Can Barely Afford to Live in Colorado Anymore

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Many of our readers weren't surprised when four Colorado counties showed up on a list of twenty U.S. counties where houses are becoming less affordable -- a number matched only by California. Here are several comments about rising housing prices here.

See also: 20 U.S. Counties Where Houses are Becoming Less Affordable -- Including Four in Colorado

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Reader: Why Do High School Kids Have to Broadcast Every Sexual Experience?

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Our post featuring twenty ColoradoSexConfess tweets that could give parents nightmares stirred a series of debates among readers. This one questions the tendency of many high schoolers (like the ones said to be behind the explicit tweets) to over-share in a big way.

See also: Twenty ColoradoSexConfess Tweets That Could Give Parents Nightmares

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