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View Poll Results: Where would you rather live?
Texas 68 40.72%
California 105 62.87%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 167. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-14-2008, 12:31 PM
 
Location: NJ
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california - i like the landscape and weather diversity. I'd have to live on the coast though.

 
Old 10-14-2008, 02:22 PM
 
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
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Texas. California has way too many natural disasters. Texas only has an occasional Hurricane and if u live in the north tornados.
 
Old 10-14-2008, 02:45 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Originally Posted by smguy101 View Post
Texas. California has way too many natural disasters. Texas only has an occasional Hurricane and if u live in the north tornados.
Texas has more natural disasters than CA, which is why homeowners insurance is more expensive there.

http://finance.yahoo.com/insurance/a...-Insure-a-Home
 
Old 10-14-2008, 03:13 PM
 
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I'm from Dallas and I have spent several prolonged vacations in California and I must say California tops the list.
 
Old 10-14-2008, 05:42 PM
 
Location: Washington D.C. By way of Texas
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Wow, Texans need to really reevaluate their state
Um, aren't you Texan? We know you dislike it. But guess what, you're from there. Also, he didn't state anything that I did not know. I know Texas has it's problems with poverty and education and more. It is by no means a perfect state. But there IS no perfect state in the nation. They all have their cons and their pros.
 
Old 10-14-2008, 08:41 PM
 
Location: Sacramento, CA
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I don't understand what you are trying to say...
Prejudice in what way?
If someone hear a country accent in the city, they're like "ok..." if you don't have much of an accent in the city or the country people are like "ok..."

what is your point exactly?
that We're prejudice because only a few people talk that way? But people here don't really care how other people talk...unless you're from the Northeast...and have a HARD core Jewish or Italian-American accent. The worst you get is maybe a look from some old dude who hates yankees... most people won't care even then and if they do they might just ask where you're from...
Sorry, I was just joking. I was making fun of your grammar. You said very little people talk like that.

You should have said very few people talk like that. Obviously you didn't get it.
 
Old 10-14-2008, 09:12 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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^
I see...
Well, excuse me for my grammatical error...It sounds sarcastic...but I'm not...

That's probably one of the more nit picky grammatical rules, I will say to defend myself...People use incorrect grammar all the time.
For example a phrase like "the Introduction for the add was boring"
would be grammatically incorrect on the basis that the use of the verb 'for' is used incorrectly.
Grammar goes beyond Texas...

Anyways...
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I don't know how flammable their boring plains are.
Texas does have boring planes...as mountains, and rivers, and swamps, and beaches, and canyons, and plateaus, and deserts, and forests, and escarpments...
And yes, anything is flammable if you raise it's temperature enough...but Texas is definitely not as 'flammable' as California... probably cause it actually rains where people live...well in Central and East Texas anyways...so only El Paso is like dry, and even then its not El Paso you hear about 'on fire' like SoCal.

go ahead and grammatically laugh at me again...
 
Old 10-14-2008, 09:17 PM
 
Location: yeah
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Why do your cities have to be so far from the interesting terrain?
 
Old 10-14-2008, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX
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I don't know... maybe we just like a quieter life here...We don't want the ground shaking under our feet (pun intended)...
 
Old 10-14-2008, 11:39 PM
 
Location: Irvine,Oc,Ca
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I'm going to go out on a limb and say that it will be decades maybe even a couple of centuries for Texas to become overpopulated. Just on a limb, though.
50 years from now texas will almost have the same amount of Population As California Right now.Cali would have 55million. I find the Website i found this on.
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