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View Poll Results: Which city to live in?
Las Vegas 57 41.01%
Miami 82 58.99%
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Old 05-30-2015, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Miami for me and it's not even close.

I live in Los Angeles and I have not been to Las Vegas in 10 years because it has no appeal to me.
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Old 05-30-2015, 09:30 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Unless they're having an event, Las Vegas has no appeal to me to visit. To live there is even less appeal, Las Vegas really doesn't feel like a complete city to me but rather dominated by the "strip."

Miami on the other hand is not dominated by Miami Beach, there is a big city to explore with many different neighborhoods. Plus you have the beach.
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Old 05-30-2015, 10:11 PM
 
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Or probably because you could never afford to live in either place.

Do you know me....?

No thankfully


Money is not the issue......
The quality of people, the quality of life is.

No to both places.
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Old 05-30-2015, 10:58 PM
 
Location: Delaware unfortunately
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With the exception of Los Angeles which is a major plus, Las Vegas is quite isolated. The Reno/Lake Tahoe area is roughly 7 hours driving up U.S. 95. The Bay Area is over 9 hours. Phoenix is close to 7 hours.

I can't comment on Miami since I haven't been there. Las Vegas outside the strip and the small cluster of Casinos in old downtown Las Vegas looks like a Fresno. Flat grid city with a bit of grit in some locations heading north from the strip.
Las Vegas to Phoenix is nowhere near 7 hours. It's like 4 1/2 hours. I would say Miami is just as if not more isolated than Las Vegas. The only major cities close to Miami that I can think of is Tampa Bay, Orlando and maybe Jacksonville( lol).

Las Vegas to LA = 4 hours
Las Vegas to Phoenix = 4 1/2 hours
Las Vegas to San Diego = 5 hours
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:08 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Las Vegas to Phoenix is nowhere near 7 hours. It's like 4 1/2 hours. I would say Miami is just as if not more isolated than Las Vegas. The only major cities close to Miami that I can think of is Tampa Bay, Orlando and maybe Jacksonville( lol).

Las Vegas to LA = 4 hours
Las Vegas to Phoenix = 4 1/2 hours
Las Vegas to San Diego = 5 hours
Vegas-LA can be done in 3 hours, 30 mins.
Vegas-Phoenix in 4 hours and Vegas-San Diego in 4 hours, 15 mins.
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Old 05-31-2015, 04:29 AM
 
Location: Eindhoven, Netherlands
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Give me Miami's weather/beaches/pro sport teams and Vegas's nightlife/demographics/mountains/hotels.
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Old 05-31-2015, 12:27 PM
 
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it's a very hard choice, both are very stylish to me.
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Old 05-31-2015, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Vegas would get old after awhile - I tire of it after 2-3 days there. I think Miami has much more to offer - culturally, professional sports, etc. It is very congested though - terrible traffic everyday on the major arteries. Wouldn't want to deal with that every day......not sure how the crime compares between the two cities.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:58 PM
 
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The thing about Las Vegas is that it has more room to grow & once it hits it's peak could be a top 5 u.s city with N.y.c, L.A,Chicago, Philly & San Francisco.
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Old 06-01-2015, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Vegas would get old after awhile - I tire of it after 2-3 days there. I think Miami has much more to offer - culturally, professional sports, etc.
Same. Both cities would be near the very bottom of my list in terms of US metros. Both with brutal heat, both isolated, both fool-magnets. Miami feels like a real city, at least, though I like the nature surrounding Vegas a good bit more.
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