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View Poll Results: If money were no object and you were between 25 and 35 years old, which of these places would you ca
Lafeyette 1 5.56%
Palo Alto 2 11.11%
Piedmont 1 5.56%
San Francisco 14 77.78%
Voters: 18. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 03-26-2012, 08:55 PM
 
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If money were no object and you were between 25 and 35 years old, which of the following places would you call home:

Lafayette
Piedmont
Palo Alto
San Francisco
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:22 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle, originally from SF Bay Area
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I may be prejudiced, having grown up in Lafayette, but you can't beat the weather, quiet and peaceful, some of the best schools in the country. Good old Lafayette Elementary and MH Stanley.
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:40 AM
 
Location: San Francisco
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There's no comparison between San Francisco and those suburban communities if money is no object. Go City.
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:49 AM
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If enjoy getting edible daily food at some convenient, civilized restaurant, some new upscale condo tower in SF

If want to pay for a private chef who can source desirable ingredients from farmers' mkts in SF, build a bespoke estate in Woodside

Rest of region is sort of a wasteland for anyone w/money....incl PaloAlto, a true commie dump w/crappy grub, decrepit housing/streets and lots of confused, guilt-ridden wealthies living awfully near poors of 101 corridor....but either SF or Woodside is a rather close blitz to SV for any relevant offices, business mtgs, or pleasure drives up in Woodside mtns...many don't realize how high is QOL in SF or Woodside vs anywhere in world outside coastal SF/LA...esp for wealthy workaholics who tend to want to be nr major SV nerve centers w/lots of smart, wealthy folks who are similar workaholics
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:56 AM
 
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What an odd comparison.

All very different. It depends on your commute to work, whether you are married/have a family, what type of home you want to live in, and how you prefer to spend your free time.

Of your choices, San Francisco.

And I agree with the other poster.... Woodside if I had to live outside of San Francisco. Or maybe Portola Valley.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:20 AM
 
Location: West Coast Wanderer
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Piedmont for me
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Old 03-27-2012, 08:52 AM
 
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
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I answered San Francisco but I assumed the question was for a single person. A place like Lafayette, which is totally boring for a young single person, becomes a whole lot more attractive if you have little kids.
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Old 03-27-2012, 09:30 AM
 
Location: Paranoid State
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How many Palo Alto residents does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Spoiler
Just one; she holds onto the light bulb and the world revolves around her.
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Old 03-27-2012, 12:49 PM
 
Location: North Orange County - CA
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San Francisco is my choice. But, I think Tiburon should have been a choice, then I would have selected Tiburon.
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Old 03-27-2012, 04:22 PM
 
Location: Bay Area
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Originally Posted by MickeyDickey View Post
If money were no object and you were between 25 and 35 years old, which of the following places would you call home:

Lafayette
Piedmont
Palo Alto
San Francisco
For young people with no kids, then San Francisco.

If you have kids, then Lafayette.

Kind of hard to take your poll w/o more info.
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