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Old 02-04-2013, 06:59 PM
 
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Or they are a reasonable person who recognizes that cost of living is too high in Seattle and other major cities on the west coast and that they could have more here for less.
ok houses are cheaper in atl but that is it.ok i give you hip hop club stuff but i am too old for that. but if you want a reasonable price house and willing to drive 20-25 miles from downtown you can get a house in seattle area but you will not be buying in the city just folks are not buying homes in the atl itself unless they got bucks.

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Old 02-05-2013, 02:50 AM
 
Location: Atlanta ,GA
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ok houses are cheaper in atl but that is it.ok i give you hip hop club stuff but i am too old for that. but if you want a reasonable price house and willing to drive 20-25 miles from downtown you can get a house in seattle area but you will not be buying in the city just folks are not buying homes in the atl itself unless they got bucks.
You do realize that Atlanta had one of the highest increases of people moving into the core over the last 10 years right?Seattle is ok but the weather sucks.Not to mention it cost more to live in Seattle than Atlanta by a long shot.I have family from Bellvue and they LOVE it here now.Not that Seattle was bad,it was just not what they wanted.Same reason Seattle does not appeal to me for various reasons.
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Old 02-05-2013, 09:50 AM
 
Location: West Paris
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There are lots of beautiful african americans girls !!
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:13 AM
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ok houses are cheaper in atl but that is it.ok i give you hip hop club stuff but i am too old for that. but if you want a reasonable price house and willing to drive 20-25 miles from downtown you can get a house in seattle area but you will not be buying in the city just folks are not buying homes in the atl itself unless they got bucks.
Your assessment of the situation is almost as incorrect as your grammar. Almost.
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:30 PM
 
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Atlanta is an exciting place and it is very resilient. We got burned to the ground and rebuilt. We had the highest murder rate at one point and now are relatively safe. We got hid hard by the mortgage crisis but people are moving back and fixing up those neighborhoods. Our job market crumbled but we can all see how many new ones are announced every week. This city has a strong backbone and citizens like Dr. King have embodied that. We won't be brought down.
The fire in Atlanta isn't really that remarkable considering New Orleans and Chicago (and London) plus other cities were far bigger than Atlanta when they burned. Atlanta was a very small place during the time of the civil war (and was only about 22,000 and 30 yrs away from its founding).

I do wish my hometown had more respect for its historical architecture, especially places like Underground which could be fixed, but aren't due to poor governance. However I am hopeful.
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Old 02-05-2013, 05:33 PM
 
Location: Kirkwood
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It's time for Atlanta to decide on whether or not it will extend it's rail or get LRT. More people will love Atlanta once it gets transportation alternatives.
Until the ENTIRE region works together and pays for truly regional transit agency transit will not happen. I do think Keith Parker will turn MARTa around.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:15 AM
 
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I'm sorry, I do not agree. As a former resident of Los Angeles and New York City....this city is trying so very hard, but not cutting it. I've never felt the way I do here, you can cut race tension with a knife, and never in my life did I feel that till I moved to the South. Local government is not to be trusted, education system is horrible, I could go on and on....oh yes, and don't worry, I'm trying to leave, soon enough.
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:19 AM
 
Location: ATL
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I thought Seattle was filled with overweight white women
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Old 02-06-2013, 07:25 AM
 
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I thought Seattle was filled with overweight white women
...depending on how it's proportioned, that is not always a bad thing.
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Old 02-06-2013, 06:18 PM
 
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I'm sorry, I do not agree. As a former resident of Los Angeles and New York City....this city is trying so very hard, but not cutting it. I've never felt the way I do here, you can cut race tension with a knife, and never in my life did I feel that till I moved to the South. Local government is not to be trusted, education system is horrible, I could go on and on....oh yes, and don't worry, I'm trying to leave, soon enough.
Atlanta has its issues for sure, but don't conflate that with the entire (urban) South.
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