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Old 05-24-2014, 03:26 PM
Location: Los Angeles
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Originally Posted by muppethammer26 View Post
Nevada used to be part of California and NV is in the Pacific Time Zone.
Nevada is not on the coast. There are only three states that are considered the West coast, and those are California, Oregon and Washington.
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Old 05-26-2014, 09:19 PM
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Los Angeles = New York
San Francisco = Boston
San Diego = Jersey City, NJ
Seattle = Philly
Oakland = Baltimore
Portland = Hartford, CT or Providence, RI

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Old 05-28-2014, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Chriscross309 View Post
This would be the closest in my opinion:
Really the two coast are way too different!

Miami/Ft Lauderdale/West Palm---LA
Tampa---San Diego
Baltimore--- Oakland
Boston--- Seattle
I agree with these.


Washington DC/Atlanta/Charlotte --- Sacramento
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Old 05-28-2014, 08:04 PM
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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This is just for fun. I don't really think this way AT ALL:

Los Angeles = Miami
San Diego = Tampa
San Francisco = Boston
Portland, OR = Portland, ME
San Luis Obispo, CA = Burlington, VT
San Jose = Raleigh/Durham, NC
Sacramento = Orlando
Seattle = Washington, DC
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Old 05-29-2014, 02:19 AM
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New York City => Los Angeles
Manhattan => Santa Monica + West LA
Brooklyn => Central LA + San Fernando Valley
Queens => San Gabriel Valley
East Bronx => East LA
South Bronx => South LA
Staten Island => Orange County

Medium-sized cities:
D.C. => San Jose
Boston => San Francisco
Baltimore => Oakland
Philadelphia => Long Beach
Miami => San Diego
Hartford => Seattle
Portland => Portland
Providence => Sacramento
Norfolk => Fresno
Richmond, VA => Bakersfield
Camden/Newark => Richmond, CA
Myrtle Beach => San Luis Obispo
Savannah => Olympia

Jacksonville => Tijuana....

Beyond the coast:
Atlanta => Phoenix
Orlando => Tuscon
Atlantic City => Las Vegas
New Orleans => Reno
Tampa => Tacoma

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Old 05-29-2014, 01:30 PM
Location: New London
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^Not too bad, except.....

Originally Posted by VIBЄ View Post
Hartford => Seattle
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Old 05-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Location: Chicago =)
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New York City=Los Angeles
The big fish, easily the largest metro in both respective regions, and both have economic, and cultural power on a national level.
Washington DC=San Francisco
Both are currently booming due to their primary industries; government being DC's, and technology being SF's. Both metro's also have the highest incomes in the country.
Both very white, both very educated, and both very wealthy. I'd also make the argument that both had their booming years in the 1990s
Philadelphia=San Diego
This is the biggest stretch, the only reason I'm even trying to make this comparison is because both would be much more important had they not been in their respective regions. If SD or Philly weren't on the coasts and rather, further inland, they would garner much more attention.
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:49 PM
Location: San Francisco
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San Francisco = NYC (bridges, centers of finance, dense/built up with lots of fire escapes and similar features, similar relationship between Manhattan and Brooklyn/NJ as SF and Oakland, established old money cultures, etc etc)

San Francisco = Boston (for technology/innovation economy only, size of nearly everything, economic/educational demographics, etc...Plus Rte 128 = Silicon Valley)

San Francisco = Philadelphia (for grit, dining culture, and other intangible similarities)

San Francisco does not equal DC. I don't know how so many people are coming up with that conclusion. I find almost no similarities whatsoever.

I do see why LA = NYC for reasons people have listed, but both SF and LA can easily be compared to NYC in totally different ways.

Tampa = San Diego is a fantastic comparison. Both are conservative, have a military presence, lots of golf, Ybor = Gaslamp, etc etc. I think there are some similarities between Jax and San Diego, as well. Jax, San Diego, and Norfolk have the most cross-migration between them for military reasons, but Jax also has lots of golf and beaches, and is conservative respective to the state as a whole.

I can see Seattle = Boston and Seattle = Philadelphia.

I also love Oakland = Baltimore. I would also repeat the cliche that Oakland = Brooklyn.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:28 PM
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Glendale, NY - Glendale, CA
Huntington, NY, - Huntington Beach, CA
Long Beach, NY - Long Beach, CA
Manhattan, NY - Manhattan Beach, CA
Orange County, NY - Orange County, CA

Having lived in both states, there are a lot of similarities between the NY and CA. The above are just for fun.
I've always said that Orange County is Long Island with nicer weather and palm trees. I was very easy for me to transistion over.

While LA and NYC have two different vibes, they are both alpha cites. Bioth have a strong influence on American (and international) culture.
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Old 05-30-2014, 09:23 AM
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Buffalo=Reno? Really?
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