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View Poll Results: your favorite
San Francisco 17 41.46%
NYC 24 58.54%
Voters: 41. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-09-2012, 01:24 PM
 
Location: NYC
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haha, never said you weren't being objective...I said I would be a little more and gave SF credit where it was due. Also I absolutely agree with you about the thread and how incomparable the two cities are (which is what my original post on this thread mentioned). However, as ridiculous as we might think it is we are both contributing to it...
Agreed... though I am still not sure why my objectivity is being questioned. I did give SF credit for scenery and climate. On dining I am willing to call it a push as I am not super familiar with the SF restaurant scene (though I think most people would probably disagree with you -- NY is one of the world's culinary capitals). On everything else though it's a total mismatch.

PS. SF does have some beautiful architecture, no doubt, but it doesn't have nearly the breadth, history or variety of NY's architectural stock.
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:36 PM
 
Location: State of Transition
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Please post a link to relative crime stats.

SF has SoMa, Pacific Heights, Nob Hill, the Marina, North Beach, Twin Peaks, the Richmond District is a personal favorite, St. Francis Wood, to name a few. Maybe you don't know SF all that well. But if you have to be rude to people to make a simple point about your city, that speaks for itself, right there.
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Old 06-09-2012, 01:46 PM
 
Location: NYC
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Please post a link to relative crime stats.

SF has SoMa, Pacific Heights, Nob Hill, the Marina, North Beach, Twin Peaks, the Richmond District is a personal favorite, St. Francis Wood, to name a few. Maybe you don't know SF all that well. But if you have to be rude to people to make a simple point about your city, that speaks for itself, right there.
Sorry didn't mean to be rude. Just thought your post was a little weak on both facts and perspective.

Here is a link to a crime report from 2010. Too lazy to search for more recent, but I am sure you can google it.

NYPD Press Release | NY Safest Big City
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Old 06-09-2012, 02:20 PM
 
Location: State of Transition
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I enjoy visiting NYC, and I pick the season carefully. I love the museums. But I wouldn't want to live there year round. And the environment is more heavily urban than SF (obviously), though maybe I haven't seen the right neighborhoods. I think housing is more affordable in SF, though this has been changing. It may be catching up to NY now.

Last, but by no means least, SF is more walkable, because it's more compact. I love that quality of it.
Still, you should be happy, because NYC is a runaway favorite on this poll. I'm surprised at the results, but apparently quite a few people disagree. :-/
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Old 06-11-2012, 04:55 PM
 
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LA isn't all that hot actually. When I first visited in June of last year, it was actually rather coolish, it reminded me a lot of home (Perth, WA) but was even less seasonal.
When I visited Perth and Fremantle, the first thing that occurred to me was how much they reminded me of Souther California in the 1970s, and I mean that as a compliment.
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:17 PM
 
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Im originally from San Francisco then moved back east.

New York any day.

Every time i go back to SF, it feels like a small, provincial city
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Old 06-11-2012, 05:23 PM
 
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Chicago!
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Old 06-13-2012, 02:24 AM
 
Location: Nob Hill, San Francisco, CA
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haha, never said you weren't being objective..
Let me be objective. NYC is a ugly city compared to San Francisco. Uglier weather, uglier scenery, uglier architecture, uglier people, uglier water, uglier airports, uglier transit systems. Hudson river looks like a sewage runoff.
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