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View Poll Results: Where would you live?
New Orleans 31 39.74%
San Antonio 47 60.26%
Voters: 78. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 05-24-2015, 10:20 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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New Orleans is more fun and a great place to visit... but I couldn't actually LIVE there.
Why? Just what is so unlivable about the ENTIRETY the NO area?

It seems like Chilly and I are the only Texans here that have any real knowledge of the place. The rest of you appear to be relying on stereotypes.
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Old 05-24-2015, 10:57 AM
 
Location: Sandy Springs (ATL)
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Why? Just what is so unlivable about the ENTIRETY the NO area?

It seems like Chilly and I are the only Texans here that have any real knowledge of the place. The rest of you appear to be relying on stereotypes.
As expected.
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Old 05-24-2015, 12:13 PM
JJG
 
Location: Fort Worth
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Why? Just what is so unlivable about the ENTIRETY the NO area?

It seems like Chilly and I are the only Texans here that have any real knowledge of the place. The rest of you appear to be relying on stereotypes.
Didn't say it was "unlivable". But I'm personally just not attracted to the rest of the city (btw, I've been there TWICE) outside of downtown.

Crime rate does play a role into it as well.

And the "stereotypes" go both ways, as you can see just from the previous page...
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Old 05-24-2015, 01:29 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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Didn't say it was "unlivable". But I'm personally just not attracted to the rest of the city (btw, I've been there TWICE) outside of downtown.

Crime rate does play a role into it as well.

And the "stereotypes" go both ways, as you can see just from the previous page...
Agreed but all I see is arguments proclaiming SA to be far more livable without much of an informed reason saying why.

Crime is a problem in Texas too. In no way is New Orleans significantly more dangerous for the average resident.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:13 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Why? Just what is so unlivable about the ENTIRETY the NO area?

It seems like Chilly and I are the only Texans here that have any real knowledge of the place. The rest of you appear to be relying on stereotypes.
I don't see you saying anything about all these Louisiana posters going on about how San Antonio and Texas has no culture
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:16 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Didn't say it was "unlivable". But I'm personally just not attracted to the rest of the city (btw, I've been there TWICE) outside of downtown.

Crime rate does play a role into it as well.

And the "stereotypes" go both ways, as you can see just from the previous page...
No, we MUST acknowledge Nola as our perfect culturally superior swamp overlords. How dare you not rather live there than SA.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:22 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
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I don't see you saying anything about all these Louisiana posters going on about how San Antonio and Texas has no culture
Maybe I expect more from my fellow Texans. Louisiana is our kin afterall.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:33 PM
 
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San Antonio is a typical Sunbelt city. It isn't really unique. What is "different" about SA?

New Orleans is definitely unique, in ways good and bad.

So it comes down to whether you want a typical U.S. city, or perhaps the least typical U.S. city.
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Old 05-24-2015, 02:37 PM
 
Location: Southeast TX
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I would rather live in New Orleans. I have no kids so the Garden District or living near the Fench Quarters would be ideal. For the surburbs, it would have to be some areas on the West Bank or Slidell. Both are family friendly but San Antonio is more on the conservative end. San Antonio also has very nice surburbs and a decent Tex-mex scene plus the entrainment options are plentiful (Six Flags, Sea World etc.), but I'm drawned to the culture and the way of living in New Orleans.

The core of New Orleans is far more impressive than anything San Antonio has to offer. Not saying there's no culture in San Antonio, trust me its there but New Orleans is on a different level and more my speed.

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Old 05-24-2015, 02:38 PM
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Location: Fort Worth
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San Antonio is a typical Sunbelt city. It isn't really unique. What is "different" about SA?
And here we go...
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