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Old 11-09-2015, 04:50 PM
 
Location: South Florida
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I was responding to the poster who said...."I'm from Wisconsin and it is flat flat flat there." Just needed to let that poster know that Wisconsin ranks number 25 in flatness, and Florida ranks number 1. I didn't make a big deal out of it...the poster did. You can't just say things randomly, if they're incorrect, and expect not to be challenged with facts.
The discussion is Seattle vs Milwaukee.
"Flat" was being discussed
It's my opinion that Wisconsin is flat.
The discussion was not about which state is flatter.
You're going off topic.
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Old 11-09-2015, 04:52 PM
 
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The discussion is Seattle vs Milwaukee.
"Flat" was being discussed
It's my opinion that Wisconsin is flat.
The discussion was not about which state is flatter.
You're going off topic.
Off topic a bit, but your opinion, I guess, is wrong. You can't just make things up, if they're not true. Every state has some flat parts, and Wisconsin has fewer than half the states in the country. That's all.
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Old 11-09-2015, 08:59 PM
 
Location: Portland, OR
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Wisconsin certainly has some flat areas, but overall I would consider the state more hilly than flat. And those photos posted earlier of Wisconsin hills were not just showing a small part of the state, that kind of landscape covers a substantial area.
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Old 11-11-2015, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Northern Illinois
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The geographic diversity in the Midwest does not even come close to what's present in Washington: rainforests, mountains, deserts, prairies...

The rolling hills in Wisconsin are beautiful, but let's be honest here, it doesn't really have anything on Washington's scenery.
Agreed. Washington seems to have the edge on Wisconsin in countryside scenery, but Wisconsin is no slouch. WI has the subtle beauty of the flat farm lands in the south, rolling green dairy pastures in the center, hilly and more wooded areas to the north, Door County, Lake Geneva, the borders with Lake Michigan and Superior...
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Old 11-24-2015, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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King County avg Property Tax Rate: 1.01%
Milwaukee County avg Property Tax Rate: 2.49% (more than double the national avg)

Washington State Income Tax: None.
Wisconsin State Income Tax: 7.65% (11th highest in US)

Washington Scenery > Wisconsin Scenery
Washington Weather > Wisconsin Weather (mild, less extreme either way)

Sports Scene is probably a draw.

Seattle Shopping > Milwaukee Shopping. Milwaukee doesn't have a real downtown mall - The Grand has struggled for many years. The city also recently missed out on a potential worldwide HQ relocation for Kohl's, who decided to stay in it'so Menomonee Falls suburban location.

Downtown Milwaukee is also lacking a theater experience. Oriental, Avalon and Fox Bay cinema are nice nearby options, but there is no theater downtown.

The two just aren't close.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:34 PM
 
Location: Seattle-WA-USA
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Is this even a question? Seattle x infinity.
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Mishawaka, Indiana
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For moving with a large family?

Seattle has a "new city" feel wtih a growing tech economy, but the weather would bring me down. More expensive than MKE and kind of remote, but seems smarter and more focused on the future. Good career opportunities, but can I ever go to the beach again if I live there? Further from family.

Milwaukee has rough weather, but it has four seasons and not as much greyness. Cheaper than Seattle and located closer to the east coast business centers, but with a population that has a provincial mindset and seems not to be very motivated to move into the future. Modest career opportunities in lmiited industries. Closer to family.

Give me some thoughts. Anyone lived in both?
Milwaukee overall is actually a pretty liberal city, maybe not as liberal as say Seattle, but more so than most cities. Milwaukee is also situated very close to Chicago and not too far from Madison either, you're going to be closer to other desirable cities. You're right, Seattle is a little remote.

Milwaukee is substantially smaller than Seattle of course, but it still maintains a big city feel. I vote Milwaukee, I've visited it twice before and found it to be a very cool city with a lot of laid back people. The German impression left there from all the breweries and beer gardens was also very cool, Milwaukee has more beer gardens than any other American city.
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Old 11-24-2015, 08:05 PM
 
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Milwaukee has elected 3 socialist mayors...that's hardly provincial. Not sure you know too much about Milwaukee, Renton13.
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Old 11-24-2015, 08:08 PM
 
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Milwaukee overall is actually a pretty liberal city, maybe not as liberal as say Seattle, but more so than most cities. Milwaukee is also situated very close to Chicago and not too far from Madison either, you're going to be closer to other desirable cities. You're right, Seattle is a little remote.

Milwaukee is substantially smaller than Seattle of course, but it still maintains a big city feel. I vote Milwaukee, I've visited it twice before and found it to be a very cool city with a lot of laid back people. The German impression left there from all the breweries and beer gardens was also very cool, Milwaukee has more beer gardens than any other American city.
Maybe beer gardens but Portland has the most breweries in the nation .
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Old 11-24-2015, 08:22 PM
 
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Maybe beer gardens but Portland has the most breweries in the nation .
More fun to hang out in a beer garden than a brewery.
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