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View Poll Results: Your favorite of the three?
Atlanta 46 38.33%
Miami 31 25.83%
Mexico City 43 35.83%
Voters: 120. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-08-2015, 03:12 PM
 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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Another thread is being derailed from its intended purpose with a comparison that has strictly become Atlanta versus Mexico City. I will go ahead and throw my own city, Miami, into the fold so that way it would be a bit more interesting with more choices overall and so that Atlanta wont be the only place having to match up to a global hypercity.

I suppose usual things like cultural institutions, food scene, scenery, weather, location, job market, infrastructure, amenities, diversity, and so on have to be a fundamental part of the thread.

Keep the comparison of everything within the MSA/CSA/Metropolitan region borders for each place unless the only criteria that matters to you is location, then obviously worthwhile to look beyond those boundaries.

Last edited by JMT; 05-08-2015 at 05:36 PM..

 
Old 05-08-2015, 03:24 PM
 
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For me, Atlanta easily.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Austell, Georgia
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for me, atlanta easily.
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Old 05-09-2015, 12:59 PM
 
Location: Sandy Springs (ATL)
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I'm a sucker for preserved history and defining culture. Mexico City gets my vote.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 03:37 PM
 
Location: worldwide
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1. Miami
2. Atlanta
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100. Mexico City.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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1 Atlanta is my top pick of this trio.



2 Mexico City literally is represents the best and worst in megacity living.




3 Miami is a vacation place.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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I'm visiting Mexico City for the first time next week! I'll answer your poll then.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 09:27 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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never been to mexico city, but Atlanta has a great vibe to it.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 10:13 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Mexico City by a long shot. A true world city. History, architecture, shopping, dining, cultural amenities, nightlife, public transportation, density goes to Mexico City by far. One of the most interesting and enjoyable cities I ever set foot in.
 
Old 05-09-2015, 10:26 PM
 
Location: Buena Park, Orange County, California
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If i could have an international career...Mexico City since yesterday. The immense culture and energy can't be matched by either Miami or Atlanta. Not to mention that el DF is within a few hours drive of gorgeous well preserved colonial towns in central Mexico.

Having that said, I dont see myself having a career where Mexico City would be an option, so I would move to Atlanta before Miami. Miami is a bit overpriced for what it has to offer...for those prices, i prefer California. So, IMO Atlanta is a better bang for the buck.

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2)Atlanta
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3)Miami
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