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Old 01-22-2012, 05:43 PM
 
Location: Miami Florida
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Well I would never have imagined the response I got from my prior post "What's the worst thing about living in Austin?"

Maybe we can do better with this thread. Please no personal attacks between California and Texas. If you can't be nice then please don't post anything.

So what's the best thing about living in Austin?

Thanks,

Joe
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Old 01-22-2012, 05:46 PM
 
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Breakfast tacos.
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Old 01-22-2012, 05:56 PM
 
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(Disclaimer - I've only been here 2 months and I absolutely LOVE it!!!)

Trees, hills, and amazing views. It is just beautiful around here.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:03 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas, USA
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Strong local support for independent businesses.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:19 PM
 
Location: Central Texas
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I can dislike all things burnt orange and survive.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:32 PM
 
Location: West Austin
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The hills - definitely. I love living in the beautiful hills West of Austin. I almost feel as if I'm constantly on vacation - not quite but almost.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Avery Ranch, Austin, TX
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Same answer as the 'worst' ...the weather. 70+ degrees for many days in January thus far can help make up for the l-o-n-g string of 100+ days in the summer.
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Old 01-22-2012, 06:58 PM
 
Location: United State of Texas
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The lack of snow. Mild, short Winters are great!
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:17 PM
 
Location: central Austin
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There is a supportive, interconnected creative community here. (Even if sometimes you have to look slantwise to see it). No snow, no ice. People are friendly.
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Old 01-22-2012, 07:29 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX!!!!
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The people and the pace of life. The many local businesses. The local indie film industry. The music.
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