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View Poll Results: Vancouver or Minneapolis?
Vancouver 25 48.08%
Minneapolis 27 51.92%
Voters: 52. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-26-2012, 11:08 AM
 
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This doesn't seem like a fair comparison, to me. Maybe you could compare Vancouver to Seattle, and maybe San Francisco, but that's about it.
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Old 05-26-2012, 11:36 AM
 
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This doesn't seem like a fair comparison, to me. Maybe you could compare Vancouver to Seattle, and maybe San Francisco, but that's about it.
I tried to include some pictures I took while in Vancouver, but can't seem to get it right.
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Old 05-26-2012, 02:50 PM
 
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friendly people - ever spent time there? Twin Cities have "Minnesota Nice", Vancouver is known for the same type of 'coldness' as Seattle, having been to both places I thought the difference was noticeable
Agreed. It's all of the northern (overcast) part of Ecotopia. It's annoying. In SEA, you'll get it from a WASPy American. In YVR, you'll get it from a WASPy Canadian. It's certainly NOT Montreal in terms of attitude.

But, it's six, one half dozen, or the other, so, to drink coffee, eat a slice of pie, and read the paper on your own, I'd rather do it in Vancouver than Minneapolis, and deal with it. Hands down.
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Old 06-10-2012, 07:35 AM
 
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I would say Vancouver looks great because of all the action going on. Some people like to go half full or half empty. I'd say Minneapolis is good beacuse you have a lot to do (fun stuff). The springs and falls are slightly warmer in Minneapolis. I'd say Minneapolis, but Vancouver is great too.
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Old 06-10-2012, 08:30 AM
 
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I have to agree with ShrikeArghast on this one. I didn't find it to be all that expensive and the people are pretty cool imo. One of my all time favorite cities. If you're up there at the end of the month, checkout the Vancouver International Jazz Festival. It is simply spectacular and last a week.
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:24 PM
 
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I would say Mpls has far superior architecture. Downtown has the big modern skyscrapers while the neighborhoods are full of brownstones, a huge variety of pre WWII mansions of all sytles, and other historic gems like the Bascilla of St. Mary. St Paul also has brownstones and the largest collection of Victorian mansions in the country. Vancouver has gorgeous scenery but the skyline is basically just ugly condos. The Twin Cities also have a far bigger corporate presence.
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