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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 02-27-2010, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Westwood CA
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Seattle is definitely cleaner than New York City, I mean outside of Manhattan there are just a plethora of drab buildings in the other Burroughs. Seattle has the scenery with the mountain backdrop but the urbanity has to go to New York's Manhattan area that can't be beat.
Seattle cleaner than New York City? No **** sherlock. NYC is like 11X the size of Seattle and far far more dense, how could it not be?

Seattle has very drab buildings and homes outside the popular parts too. And its so gloomy.

But as a whole? Not even a comparison....New York City is better X 100!!
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Old 02-27-2010, 12:52 PM
 
Location: Seattle
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Some of you need to calm down. New York City like wins EVERY SINGLE poll on City-Data, but lots of you guys are still so defensive. It's like some of you guys are sour winners.

I'm from Seattle, but there is no way Seattle is a better city than NYC. It may be a more comfortable city for people, many of us prefer it, but it's not a better city. NY on paper is prob the most powerful, admired city and most successful city in the world. It's a spectacular world class city. Its only true competitor is London.

But I would rather live in Seattle. It's my home. I'm not going anywhere.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:06 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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Do people even read the actual topics anymore or do you just see the name of a city and charge in with a hard-on?

It asked for people's personal preference. If it's not the same as yours, get over it.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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Seattle is a nice town with a beautiful location, but lets not kid ourselves anymore. New York is the elite city in American. No question about it. Only London, Paris and few others can compete. Many of these posts are nothing more than opportunities to take shots at New York and nothing more. There is no shortage of New York bashers. That is what happens when your on top of the heap.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:21 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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YouTube - OFFICIAL Michael Jackson Tribute Seattle Flash Mob
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:24 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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What does this video have to do with what we are discussing here?

It it just a tribute to Michael Jackson that occured in Seattle lol..
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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Seattle cleaner than New York City? No **** sherlock. NYC is like 11X the size of Seattle and far far more dense, how could it not be?

Seattle has very drab buildings and homes outside the popular parts too. And its so gloomy.

But as a whole? Not even a comparison....New York City is better X 100!!
Thats a bit of a hyperbole,but that is your opinion.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville,Florida
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YouTube - New Year Countdown at Seattle Space Needle
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:37 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
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Well, I lived in Elizabeth for most of my life and could see NYC from the backyard of my next door neighbor and know a half dozen New Yorkers and have been there more times than I can count for the last few years and I must say, I don't see what the big deal is. Austin is ten times the city NYC is, as is Toronto.

Ohh, and SPARE ME the "but that's not living in NYC" speech. Elizabeth is allot closer to the inner boroughs than Staten Island is, but one would never say someone from Staten Island is not "living in NYC" while saying someone from Elizabeth is indeed "not a New Yorker and doesn't know anything about NYC." Makes no sense.


Sorry, still not a NYer. You're one of the very few people in the world with those views, but whatever floats your boat.
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Old 02-27-2010, 01:41 PM
 
Location: Tribeca
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Sorry, still not a NYer. You're one of the very few people in the world with those views, but whatever floats your boat.
Yes, indeed he is.

http://www2.prnewswire.com/mnr/tripadvisor/37965/

New York City named Greatest City in the World - Time Out Travel

BTW, Time Out published an amazing "Best Cities in the World" book I flipped through at Borders. Some of you should read it.
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