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View Poll Results: Which region do you prefer overall?
Pacific North West 10 71.43%
Colorado Front Range 4 28.57%
Voters: 14. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-07-2013, 03:42 PM
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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Hi all! I have lately been very curious about these two regions and what it's like living in each. The Pacific North West from what I understand is very wet, cloudy most of the year, and has an overall mild climate year round. The Colorado Front Range seems to be dry, high altitude, with wide temperature fluctuations. The results of each climate is that The PNW has lush greens and temperate rainforests, while colorado has endless sun. Each region is unique and im curious to know which you prefer. Please consider some of these factors before you vote.

- Comfort Outdoors
- Scenery
- Outdoor Activities
- Affect on overall mood
- Chance of natural disaster
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Old 05-07-2013, 05:26 PM
Location: northern Vermont - previously NM, WA, & MA
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When the clouds clear I find the Pacific Northwest to be a lot more scenic. Seattle/Portland combo offer a much better urban vibe than Denver/Colorado Springs. That said the Rockies are still very scenic and Denver is a very cool city. I need sunshine and the Pacific Northwest is far too gloomy for more than half the year so I'd say in my own subjective opinion Colorado would be an easier place to live and the Paciifc Northwest is more interesting to visit. If you're a pothead you certainly can't go wrong in either place.

Originally Posted by hello_im_sean View Post
- Chance of natural disaster
Odds of Natural Disaster directly affecting my life are about as great as the getting hit by a bus cliche statement IMHO. If it happens, it happens and I have no control over that.

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Old 05-07-2013, 07:44 PM
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Pacific Northwest includes Seattle , Spokane, Portland, Boise, Bellevue and Vancouver BC its only two hours from seattle and connected by rail the Cascades line. The Pacific Northwest is The Cascade Mountain Range , The Pacific Ocean, Deserts, And rain forest.
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