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View Poll Results: Central Coast forum or separate ajoining coastal county forums
Central Coast forum 16 84.21%
separate coastal counties forum 3 15.79%
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Unread 08-27-2010, 12:19 AM
 
Location: Monterey County, CA
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Default Central Coast forum or separate coastal county forums

What do you think would be better - a Central Coast forum or separate forums for each of the involved counties including Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara?

I think I would prefer a Central Coast forum to discuss all things related to the Central Coast which covers a pretty large geographic region in California. But honestly I would be happy with either. With a state as large as California it's very easy to get lost on the other general political threads, etc... when someone really just what's more specific information about this region.

Derek
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Unread 08-27-2010, 12:22 AM
 
Location: Here&There
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I vote for a Central Coast Forum. The PCH drive binds them together, lol. A part of me wants to keep it a secret.

Last edited by BVitamin; 08-27-2010 at 12:46 AM..
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Unread 08-27-2010, 01:32 AM
 
Location: GLAMA
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Unread 08-27-2010, 07:24 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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One single Central Coast Forum because even combined, those sub-regions don't seem to generate a ton of City-Data threads. It would be sufficient for a new thread to have that sub-region's name in the title. Besides, I think the CD administrators are reluctant to create too many forums. It took them years just to get the Ventura County Forum started.
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Unread 08-27-2010, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Monterey County, CA
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Interesting, it looks like the majority so far like the idea of a combined Central Coast forum.

I wonder if other states have used this type of regional geographic designator rather than the typical county approach?

Edit: I just noticed a pattern used by some states. They take the name of three neighboring counties or cities and call it an area like: Huntsville-Madison-Decatur area. But The Central Coast is such a well known region in California I don't think anyone would mix it up with another part of the state like above San Francisco or below LA for example.

Derek

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Unread 08-27-2010, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Here&There
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Originally Posted by MtnSurfer View Post
Interesting, it looks like the majority so far like the idea of a combined Central Coast forum.


Derek
Yes, all 6 of us! Stand proud.
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Unread 08-27-2010, 04:38 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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^^^Hey, me too.......
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Unread 08-27-2010, 06:34 PM
 
Location: The High Seas
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Regions of California, a map

I want to be the first poster for the Marijuana Coast.

*credit goes to MimzyMusic for first posting this map.
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Unread 08-27-2010, 06:56 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
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Not bad, but Id prefer

Southland for LA land
Redwood Coast for mj coast
Dont like Diegoland, but have no suggestion
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Unread 08-27-2010, 07:01 PM
 
Location: The High Seas
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Not bad, but Id prefer

Southland for LA land
Redwood Coast for mj coast
Dont like Diegoland, but have no suggestion
San Diego's moniker should be LoCal. I'd never heard of Diegoland, but don't mind it.
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