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View Poll Results: Denver or Dallas
Dallas 20 25.64%
Denver 58 74.36%
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Old 01-12-2009, 01:10 PM
 
Location: O'Hare International Airport
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Which city would you pick?
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
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Denver.
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:40 PM
 
Location: West of the 100th Meridian
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Denver. Looks like I might be moving back!
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:52 PM
 
Location: The Lone Star State
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Denver, because of scenery primarily.

Dallas (and the rest of north Texas) is mostly a treeless prairie outside of a few city parks. (North Texas not to be confused with south & central Texas such as San Antonio, Houston, Austin which all have much nicer scenery.)
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Old 01-12-2009, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Real America
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I was in Denver before. You don't really see the mountains from the city. I mean you do on some streets, but they are far back there. Once we got to Boulder we saw them for sure. It is still a very nice city, but many people think of a scene out of the movie Dumb and Dumber or Cliff Hanger when they think of Denver. When it really is very flat, and the mountains are in the background. I am not saying it isn't a nice city though.
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Old 01-12-2009, 05:26 PM
 
Location: Denver via Austin
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Denver, because of scenery primarily.

Dallas (and the rest of north Texas) is mostly a treeless prairie outside of a few city parks. (North Texas not to be confused with south & central Texas such as San Antonio, Houston, Austin which all have much nicer scenery.)
I'm a little confused by this statement. The area around Dallas, from my experience, is forest, with the treeless areas being cleared farmland.
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Old 01-12-2009, 05:33 PM
 
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Denver b/c of the proximity to outdoor activities and better vibe.
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Old 01-12-2009, 05:34 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Dallas
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:17 AM
 
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I moved to Denver from Dallas/Ft. Worth over 30 years ago; I am originally from New York.

I have been back to Dallas on business and I would say that Dallas has grown much since I left, so has Denver since I came here. I found DFW a little too much for me, even though I lived in NYC. NYC is more compact an easier city to get around. DFW is much more spread out and did not have the public transit like it has today.

Comparing Denver to Dallas, today, I would pick Denver because of the size is more manageable and it is a more relaxed city. Dallas has a very aggressive Texas culture and competition. I have changed over the years from a hard driving New Yorker and I now prefer the slower pace of Denver. However, for opportunities in almost all fields, for a young aggressive person, who wants to rise to the top, Dallas is the better place.

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Old 01-13-2009, 06:57 AM
 
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I've never been drawn to Texas or flat, hot dessert environments in general. I love the mountains and Colorado is beautiful. My vote goes to Denver.
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