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View Poll Results: Pittsburgh vs Minneapolis
Pittsburgh 80 41.88%
Mineeapolis 95 49.74%
Both pretty much the same 16 8.38%
Voters: 191. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-03-2015, 10:20 AM
 
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Criterias include:

nightlife
culture
shopping
dining
scenery
outdoor activities
crime rate
economy
people
weather
quality of life
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Old 06-03-2015, 11:16 AM
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Both cities offer similar things, IMO. But I prefer Minneapolis.
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Old 06-03-2015, 11:32 AM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Both cities offer similar things, IMO. But I prefer Minneapolis.
Exactly the same for me - I like both, but prefer Twin Cities.
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Old 06-03-2015, 12:36 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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Pittsburgh, closer to more cities, hillier, much milder climate, cool bar strips.
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:02 PM
 
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Minneapolis. Less scary and Mall of America.
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:04 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Pittsburgh, closer to more cities, hillier, much milder climate, cool bar strips.
It's pretty easy to predict - you make a determination in every cvc thread based soley on how hot a place is
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Miami Beach, FL/Tokyo, Japan
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It's pretty easy to predict - you make a determination in every cvc thread based soley on how hot a place is
You mean how mild (not as cold) a place is

Cold weather sucks, especially the kind the midwest gets. OTOH, I listed I believe 4 reasons
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:19 PM
 
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Nightlife: Don't Know, haven't been around both enough
Culture: Pittsburgh
Shopping: What kind? Pittsburgh doesn't have a MOA, Minny doesn't have a Carson Street
Dining: Pittsburgh
Scenery: Pittsburgh
Outdoor Activities: Pittsburgh
Crime Rate: Minneapolis? Not sure
Economy: Even
Weather: Pittsburgh
Quality of Life: Pittsburgh
Higher Education: Pittsburgh
Location: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh with a pretty easy victory IMO, though both cities are nice.
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Old 06-03-2015, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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You mean how mild (not as cold) a place is

Cold weather sucks, especially the kind the midwest gets. OTOH, I listed I believe 4 reasons
You often use superfluous "reasons" to distract from the fact that you will and have, in every single CVC comparison, pick the hotter locale.
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Old 06-03-2015, 02:16 PM
 
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Nightlife: Draw

Pittsburgh wins for bars, and Minneapolis/St. Paul wins for nightclubs.


Culture: Pittsburgh

Not that Minneapolis/St. Paul is lacking, just that Pittsburgh punches well above its weight, thanks to the philanthropy of its former industrialists.


Shopping: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis/St. Paul has the Mall of America, which is an international draw. Shopping in Pittsburgh didn't start to move upscale until about 10 years ago, though the pent-up demand suggested that it should have happened sooner.


Dining: Draw

Minneapolis/St. Paul is probably better for fine dining, but Pittsburgh has always done junk food well, and the overall culinary scene is underrated.


Scenery: Pittsburgh

It's pretty flat in Minneapolis/St. Paul once you get away from the Mississippi River. Pittsburgh is probably the most scenic city that's not on the West Coast.


Outdoor activities: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Pittsburgh has lots of recreational opportunities, and they are taken advantage of, but only when the weather is warm, it seems. Minneapolis/St. Paul goes outside year-round, though, including the winter, when Pittsburghers ***** about the weather so relentlessly that you want to duct-tape their mouths shut and beat them with a bar of soap in a pillow case.


Crime: Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh has a slightly lower violent crime rate than Minneapolis, and a slightly higher violent crime rate than St. Paul, but a significantly lower property crime rate than both cities.


Economy: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Minneapolis/St. Paul never had to build a whole new economy from scratch like Pittsburgh did, so the economic gains there were never negated by losses in other industries.


People: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Pittsburgh is the friendliest city in the Northeast, but that's like having the prettiest face in a group of fat girls. Pennsylvania has more *******s per capita than Minnesota does.


Weather: Draw

Which can you deal with better in the winter, extreme cold or extreme cloud?


Quality of life: Minneapolis/St. Paul

Both do well in this regard, but Minneapolis/St. Paul wins for being wealthier and friendlier.
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