So why does Staten Island have such a bad reputation among New Yorkers?

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I would not necessarily say that Staten Island has a bad reputation among New Yorkers (I mean, its a BOROUGH anyway), but in reality, all us New Yorkers from Manhattan, Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn do not like Staten Island for its distance. For example, I am an eighth grader, and I wanted to go to Staten Island Tech as a high school. However, my parents said, "Are you crazy enough to travel to Staten Island on a FERRY?!?!" I mean, I didn't care about the distance and transportation, but my family did. Regardless, Staten Island is a good place to live at. Its quite and peaceful. However, there is only one train working at Staten Island, and us New Yorkers from the other boroughs feed off of trains when we go to work. No variety of trains= no us. In short, Staten Island is a borough us New Yorkers do not like, yes, but it is crucial for the structure of NYC.
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