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View Poll Results: Which city do you prefer?
Boston 78 70.27%
Baltimore 33 29.73%
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:22 AM
 
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Which of these two cities would you prefer living in? Also, how do the different aspects of the city (night life, education, diversity, history) compare?
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:23 AM
 
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Boston, by all counts, besides maybe diversity.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Boston without a doubt

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Boston, by all counts, besides maybe diversity.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:34 AM
 
Location: Denver
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Baltimore is a really cool city, and I'd love to spend some time there...but I don't think it matches up well here.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:39 AM
 
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Baltimore is a really cool city, and I'd love to spend some time there...but I don't think it matches up well here.
I agree baltimore's im a hard spot next to the Nations capital and the nations 5th largest city, while boston controls a larger region.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:50 AM
 
Location: Denver
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I agree baltimore's im a hard spot next to the Nations capital and the nations 5th largest city, while boston controls a larger region.
For sure...and it's hit some hard times. However it appears the city is undergoing a bit of a rejuvenation of sorts. It has a good unemployment rate (7.9% vs national average of 9.3%) and though its crime rate is still terrible, it's steadily improving. Hopefully the next decade is one of continuing improvement for the city.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:15 PM
 
Location: NE PA
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Baltimore. The deciding factor to me being the weather. I don't think I could handle a New England winter. PA winters are bad enough.
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Old 08-17-2011, 12:50 PM
 
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This isn't even a contest, even for lukewarm supporters; Baltimore wouild have to clean itself up considerably to even begin to compete..

Boston, and the "homer" factor doesn't really apply to me here...
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Old 08-17-2011, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
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Baltimore wins for me. Boston reminds me too much of Seattle and San Francisco. Baltimore has a tough and gritty Rocky Balboa feel to it. Baltimore just feels more different and unique which is why I prefer it. Boston is definitely more white. Of course there is no right or wrong answer to a question like Boston vs. Baltimore. It's all a matter of opinion. Most people would pick Boston but I pick Baltimore.
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Old 08-17-2011, 03:47 PM
 
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Baltimore wins for me. Boston reminds me too much of Seattle and San Francisco. Baltimore has a tough and gritty Rocky Balboa feel to it. Baltimore just feels more different and unique which is why I prefer it. Boston is definitely more white. Of course there is no right or wrong answer to a question like Boston vs. Baltimore. It's all a matter of opinion. Most people would pick Boston but I pick Baltimore.
So Bostons not Unique, its in a totally differant region than Baltimore or Philly.
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