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Photos: Five nice/nasty definitions of Colorado cities on Urban Dictionary

Urban Dictionary doesn't just offer definitions of terms like "penalty shotgun" and "MERL" -- both featured in our post dedicated to UD phrases inspired by CU-Boulder. It's also a place where site visitors define plenty of other things, including Colorado cities -- sometimes positively, but often in alternately hilarious and insane fashion. To see what we mean, check out the following photo-illustrated examples -- one nice definition and one nasty one for five places: Boulder, Greeley, Vail, Grand Junction and Denver. Which is closest to the truth? Decide for yourself below.
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