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View Poll Results: Which is a better place to live between the DC Metro and the SF Bay Area?
DC Metro 7 24.14%
SF Bay Area 22 75.86%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 09-05-2013, 11:46 AM
 
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In terms of economy, things to do, weather, people, diversity etc.?

Which area would you prefer to live in?
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Old 09-05-2013, 01:36 PM
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Well they are both expensive. But I'd personally live in SF.
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:20 PM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I choose DC, I have lived in both places and don't think anywhere has as much to offer as DC when it comes to things to do and see. I love the bay area as well, but as I have said, many times I would never move back to CA or most likely wouldn't but I might be inclined, if the situation was right to consider living in the DC area again.
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Oroville, California
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I'm not into steam bath humidity (visited DC in late May/early June - ugh!). I enjoyed DC, but the Bay Area's just prettier and has a much, much better climate and location.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:20 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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If you even have to ask, then it's probably pointless to try to explain why the Bay Area and just about every other place in California is far superior in almost every way to the DC Metro. And yes I lived in both.
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:00 PM
 
Location: Earth
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If you even have to ask, then it's probably pointless to try to explain why the Bay Area and just about every other place in California is far superior in almost every way to the DC Metro. And yes I lived in both.
I would agree.

I'd even pick the Inland Empire or Fresno over DC...
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Old 09-05-2013, 04:31 PM
 
Location: Mokelumne Hill, CA & El Pescadero, BCS MX.
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Going to beat Snort to the punch here.

Arvin, CA
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Old 09-06-2013, 10:39 AM
 
Location: Bella Vista, Ark
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I'm not into steam bath humidity (visited DC in late May/early June - ugh!). I enjoyed DC, but the Bay Area's just prettier and has a much, much better climate and location.
location? I don't know what you are basing that on? I will agree the climate in the bay area is far better than the humidity in the mid Atlantic region of the country. I will add, we lived there for 7 years and never felt the humidity that much in May or early June, You might have hit a bad year. Now, by late June, it is really bad!!! Not as bad as Texas or the deep south, but bad.
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Old 09-06-2013, 03:03 PM
 
Location: East Bay, CA
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lived in both. Bay Area by a long shot
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Old 09-08-2013, 03:05 PM
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If you like outdoor activities, better weather, prettier city, more things to do, lower crime, then San Francisco by a mile

If you are a government employee, lobbyist, better access to Atlantic coast cities, or just like to bash California, then DC.
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