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Old 05-08-2017, 11:17 AM
 
Location: where the good looking people are
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Its no Chicago, but we're comparing it to PHX. So yes, SD is more vibrant than PHX.
No it isn't. SD is sleepy as hell. Unless your whole SD experience is Gaslamp, PB, OB bro fest... SD is insanely boring.

There really is nothing to do besides go to the beach, hit tourist traps, or watch a padres game.

The most urban part of SD is downtown, and most locals spend little if any time there. It's not really any different than PHX in that regard.

You can go to the SD forum and residents will tell you there is no reason to go downtown, besides a padres game.

Phoenix area has much more going on, in regard to both commerce and entertainment. It's not even debatable. SD is good for what it is, but it is not in the big leagues like PHX, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, etc.
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Old 05-08-2017, 11:21 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Fewer and less prominent museums and arts than PHX.
That certainly is easily debatable.
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Old 05-08-2017, 01:31 PM
 
Location: DMV Area
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Fewer and less prominent museums and arts than PHX.

Balboa Park in San Diego has one of the largest collections of museums in the country outside of the Smithsonian. I'd say it's a draw between the two, because Phoenix has the Heard, the PHX Art Museum, and the Museum of the West in Scottsdale pack a lot of punch.
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Old 05-08-2017, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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What's the problem guys?

You can live and work in Phoenix and drive to San Diego on the summer for the beach and vibrancy.
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Old 05-08-2017, 03:42 PM
 
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Downtown SD vibrant? You read the funniest **** on city data.

Downtown SD is like all the bad things of OC, Sac, and DTLA rolled up in one.

Dominated by tourists from fly over country, filled with homeless, and dominated by federal/state/local government work force. At least Portland and SF have some merit. SD is the most played out city west of the Mississippi River, by far.

Cuisine in SD is horrible. Not as innovative as LA or fancy as SF. You pay top dollar for mediocre food that costs more than it would in PHX.

Fewer and less prominent museums and arts than PHX. Fewer sports venues than PHX.

The only thing really working against PHX is it's location in the desert.
I really didn't want to go there.....thank you very much. Spot on!
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:08 PM
 
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How disingenuous does this sound. The Gaslamp Quarter in Downtown SD is well known for its nightlife.
I was waiting but actually hoping you wouldn't bring this up....but I knew you would.
As I mentioned earlier , I refuse to air my home town's dirty laundry.
Let me say this....if you say the Gaslamp Quarter is ahh...well known for its nightlife ......then I guess it is.
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:18 PM
 
Location: DMV Area
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I was waiting but actually hoping you wouldn't bring this up....but I knew you would.
As I mentioned earlier , I refuse to air my home town's dirty laundry.
Let me say this....if you say the Gaslamp Quarter is ahh...well known for its nightlife ......then I guess it is.
So do you have anything to add besides innuendo and vagueness regarding this subject?
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:24 PM
 
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When was the last time you were in SD? 1975?
Last week actually.
I have properties and family in San Diego.
Do really think I want to bash San Diego ? I'm an honest person.
And to be totally honest with you....some people in Diego make me sick to my stomach.
Every time someone comes up with a great idea to improve the city, it gets shot right back down.
So many projects, so many projects.
How in the world did you let the BOLTS move to LA ??? LA???
I have to end this post.
I have to !
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Old 05-08-2017, 04:40 PM
 
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So do you have anything to add besides innuendo and vagueness regarding this subject?
No, I'm afraid not.
Looks like you covered everything.
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Old 05-08-2017, 05:26 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Last week actually.
I have properties and family in San Diego.
Do really think I want to bash San Diego ? I'm an honest person.
And to be totally honest with you....some people in Diego make me sick to my stomach.
Every time someone comes up with a great idea to improve the city, it gets shot right back down.
So many projects, so many projects.
How in the world did you let the BOLTS move to LA ??? LA???
I have to end this post.
I have to !
Not sure how anyone can say Downtown SD doesn't have nightlife or isn't vibrant when the Gaslamp Quarter is arguably one of the most vibrant nightlife districts on the west coast.
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