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Old 03-13-2010, 09:09 PM
 
Location: Foot of the Rockies
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The Seattleites I have known tend to be very provincial in their outlook, as in no place could compare favorably. Anything different was bad. Granted, I have a small sample size.
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Old 03-13-2010, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Between here and there
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The Seattleites I have known tend to be very provincial in their outlook, as in no place could compare favorably. Anything different was bad. Granted, I have a small sample size.
I definitely agree with you, at least when it comes to native Seattleites (and probably some transplants). As much as I love the city myself, it got a little annoying.
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Old 03-15-2010, 09:40 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY
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I agree that Pittsburgh is very provincial. I love the place, and the east end neighborhoods around the universities and hospitals tend to be fairly transient, but much of the rest of the city is the opposite. People live in one neighborhood and hardly leave that neighborhood. It's weird. Then again, I know a girl who grew up in Manhattan's lower east side and had never been to Brooklyn.
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Old 03-16-2010, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Sarasota, Florida
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Seems like barely anyone was actually born in Florida and/or Sarasota. The people here seem, even now, to rotate in and out like musical chairs...extremely transient which IMHO accounts for the high crime rate and abysmal educational system. Remember Tebow just scored a 22 out of 50(University of Florida) in the NFL Quarterback IQ test. One of the questions was: "What is the 8th month of the year?"

On the flip side; Sarasota is very arrogant and provincial, which cracks me up...we don't even have sidewals or stormdrains in half the city and open ditches contain raw sewage. As a visit to the bayfront is an olfactory shock to one's body. Oh and I forget the wonderful and deadly red tide. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Algal_bloom http://www.answers.com/topic/algal-bloom http://serc.carleton.edu/microbelife/topics/redtide/

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Old 03-16-2010, 06:51 PM
 
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^^^^These people seem to be enjoying themselves as the stench you describe does not seem to be affecting them.



YouTube - Sarasota Bayfront Park
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Old 03-16-2010, 10:53 PM
 
Location: USA
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Realistically, the most transient cities are going to be ones with both large immigrant populations and also places that people in the US frequently relocate to for lifestyle/jobs. New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco are high up there with both, Miami has a very high percentage of immigrants, and Las Vegas & Phoenix have blown up in population that largely came from the rest of the US.
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Old 03-18-2010, 09:53 PM
 
Location: Mesa, AZ
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Most transient city has got to be Vegas. Not only are 90% of the people here, including myself, not from here, a large percentage also have no desire to stay here permanently. People tend to say they are "just passing through" Vegas. It is considered more of a place to pass some time than a place to settle in permanently.
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Old 03-19-2010, 12:07 AM
 
Location: DC/Brooklyn, NY/Miami, FL
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D.C. hands down
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Old 03-19-2010, 03:55 AM
 
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Transient: Most of The Sunbelt, and New York City. The most transient places tend to be the most popular places.
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Old 03-22-2010, 03:50 AM
 
Location: Southwest Washington
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I live in a house (including me) of 9 people in Portland. Out of us, one is from Laguna Beach but went to high school in a Bay Area enclave in Southern Oregon, one is from Chicago burbs, one is from Boston burbs, one's from Memphis, one's from North Carolina, one is from Humboldt County, CA, one is from Colorado but went to high school in a small town east of Portland, and one is from Missouri. I'm the only one born and raised in Oregon, and I'm from a small town near the California border.

I know a handful of native Portlanders. They are hard to find, and all the transplants are provincial like you wouldn't believe.
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