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Old 03-20-2012, 10:27 AM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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How bout Oatman get a internet connection order things online? nice and tiny has the necessities required.
I'm not sure how much IT work he's going to find in Oatman, Ram.
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Old 03-20-2012, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Tucson, Arizona
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If you're planning to walk around in the summertime, I would avoid metro Phoenix like the plague. What about Flagstaff?
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Old 03-20-2012, 09:50 PM
 
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If you're planning to walk around in the summertime, I would avoid metro Phoenix like the plague. What about Flagstaff?
Flagstaff winter is like walking in Phoenix in summer.
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Old 03-21-2012, 07:40 PM
 
Location: Kingman - Anaconda
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Well I gave it a shot and I know some people who have done IT work from home remotely.


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I'm not sure how much IT work he's going to find in Oatman, Ram.
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Old 03-21-2012, 11:04 PM
 
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Several people we knew in apartment complexes near Guadalupe and McClintock in Tempe managed without cars. Not sure they were employed 9-5, though.
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Old 04-20-2012, 08:42 PM
 
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Lake havasu city, we now have a $1 city bus system, $3 all day unlimited.If you live "Downtown"

its no problem, you could bus out to the supercenter at your leisure ! Downtown has everything and is walkable.
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Old 04-21-2012, 11:59 AM
 
Location: Kingman AZ
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I was in Kingman last week.....got caught in a traffic jam... I was the 2nd car back at the light
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Old 04-22-2012, 04:08 PM
 
Location: East Central Phoenix
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There are some walkable towns in Arizona ... in fact, one that instantly comes to mind is Bisbee. It's in the SE part of the state, and it's very historic. For a small town, the downtown area is pretty active, and has some shops & restaurants that are more typically found in a larger city.

Other than that, most of the larger cities in Arizona are sprawling to the point where you pretty much need a car to get around. The exceptions would be parts of Phoenix (primarily downtown & the Central Corridor areas), Old Town Scottsdale, and the Mill Avenue district of Tempe. Tucson and Flagstaff also have walkable areas, but the IT jobs are more limited there.
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Old 04-22-2012, 07:59 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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Walking in the hot sun in over 100 degrees gets old rather fast - I was baking today at the garden center in Cottonwood and it's only April!
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Old 04-22-2012, 10:23 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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I was in Kingman last week.....got caught in a traffic jam... I was the 2nd car back at the light
You laugh, but people in this forum have actually complained about the traffic in Kingman!
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