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View Poll Results: Which region is overall better?
U.S. west coast 198 49.38%
U.S. east coast 203 50.62%
Voters: 401. You may not vote on this poll

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Unread 09-01-2009, 11:20 AM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Originally Posted by LAIsTheBestAcceptIt View Post
ehhh... California alone would win this imo

SD,SF,L.A> _____

u mad
SD,SF,L.A < NYC

By opinion of course.
But we could add Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore with NYC.

 
Unread 09-01-2009, 11:21 AM
 
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Originally Posted by BPerone201 View Post
SD,SF,L.A < NYC

By opinion of course.
But we could add Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Baltimore with NYC.

nah DC is cool, i couldn't deal with constant humidity and clouds in the summer...and then freezing cold winters , no thanks
 
Unread 09-01-2009, 11:22 AM
 
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Originally Posted by LAIsTheBestAcceptIt View Post
ehhh... California alone would win this imo

SD,SF,L.A> _____

u mad
LOL against New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC, Boston > SD, SF, LA NYC Alone> SD, SF, LA
 
Unread 09-01-2009, 11:37 AM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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west coast.

outside of bos/wash corridor and particularly nyc... the west coast cities can match any on the east coast, and offer something definitely different, though I do enjoy boston/philly/new england as well. I prefer everything else on the west coast too, weather, outdoors activities.
I grew up 20 years in florida...

unless you have ties to east coast, or need to be in nyc/dc for instance (which definitely many do), i'd probably advice most people to head west.
 
Unread 09-01-2009, 05:28 PM
 
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The one thing that sucks about city vs. city or this vs. that is that you have to fall in line for one over the other, when more often than not, I like something about both sides or cities or regions. I live in the west and I love it, will probably never move east but of course would never rule it out altogether. I just know that I would always return to the west.
With that being said though, I love going back east to visit. There is truly no city like NYC, anyone that tries to deny it that, I can't understand. The history buff in me loves the colonial architecture of a city like Boston and Philly as well as numerous beautiful small towns throughout New England. My sister lived in a beautiful small town in Mass called Newburyport. I went to visit and fell in love with New England. I must say I am more of a fan of New York City and places north than I am of NJ and south to Bal/Wash.
I love the west for too many reasons to mention but mostly it's due to the awe inspiring power of the nature that is everywhere. In the west you are never far from being reminded how small you are compared to everything, whether that's space, mountains, deserts or coast. It puts you and everything else in your life in perspective. I love that.
 
Unread 09-01-2009, 10:43 PM
 
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West Coast

-more openminded
-less racist
-more scenic
-better weather
 
Unread 09-01-2009, 10:48 PM
 
Location: In the heights
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West Coast

-more openminded
-less racist
-more scenic
-better weather
Ditto
 
Unread 09-02-2009, 01:43 AM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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West Coast

-more openminded
-less racist
-more scenic
-better weather
the only thing that I agree with is that there is better weather other than that no way
 
Unread 09-02-2009, 02:10 AM
 
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As a surfer and year round outdoors guy..it's a pretty easy choice West Coast..big waves...way better coastline..typically better sunshine along the California Coast.. Having lived all over on both coasts it was more than an an easy choice for me..
 
Unread 09-02-2009, 10:24 AM
 
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Is it just me or are we not comparing anything here but weather and geography? Can someone give a good comparison based on every category since the question is which region is OVERALL better? I just want to see how they stack up since I haven't been to the West Coast.
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