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View Poll Results: If given the finances and opportunity, which city would you move to:
Seattle 90 44.78%
New York City 111 55.22%
Voters: 201. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-07-2012, 08:27 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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I got to admit (since Mpls is the 3rd Northern-most major city, behind Portland, or tied -- pretty much right on the 45th parallel), having early nightfall in winter kinda sucks, but having the sun stay out until 9:30 in the summertime is pretty awesome -- a silver lining to the more extreme sun angles north of the 45th parallel!

By the way, just for reference-sake, Monte Carlo and the French Riviera are JUST South of the 45th parallel, and Rome, Italy is at about the same lattitude as Chicago, IL. I thought that was mind-boggling how much the ocean affects weather in Europe!
For sure, it's more the combination of early sunset with lack of sun. Minneapolis gets a good deal of sun in winter, more than Chicago.
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Old 11-08-2012, 12:29 PM
 
Location: Orlandooooooo
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Seattle, New York is too big. I'd rather have a Seattle Winter as well. Plus better scenery!
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Old 11-09-2012, 10:21 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NYC
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I've been to Seattle, and it's a lovely place. But I asked myself, if I could move my job and live in Seattle, would I do it? The answer was a resounding no. There's too much I'd be leaving behind. So NYC wins for me. Seattle's great, though. Gorgeous scenery, with a much more laid-back vibe, and friendlier people.
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Old 11-11-2012, 03:53 PM
 
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I know this thread is old but....well.... SEATTLE JUST BEAT NYC! No contest! Why?

Well, this is the law NYC passed:

New York health board approves ban on large sodas - CNN.com

And this is the law Seattle (Washington State) just passed:

Colorado, Washington first states to legalize recreational pot | Reuters

Seattle: free to smoke marijuana, pay cheaper rent, enjoy the outdoors and mild weather and great people!

New York:
No running
No large sodas
No guns
No loud music
No nightlife allowed: What Killed The Nightlife? - New York - News - La Daily Musto
No MMA fights (Rudy banned them)
and the list goes on.

Trust me...Seattle is fun and as people see they have ONE more reason to move here, it will only get better.
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