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View Poll Results: What city would you rather live in?
Philly 119 65.75%
Tampa 62 34.25%
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Old 05-08-2009, 07:45 AM
 
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The Jersey shore isn't something Philadelphia itself offers; the Jersey shore is just something within a short drive
of Philadelphia. The Tampa beach bars are actually in Tampa.
Wow!!!

Thanks for telling me that the Jersey Shore was not in Philadelpia.

I was not aware of that.......

If you live in Philly then the Jersey Shore is a quick 30 minute drive. So is Atlantic City

What are you thirty minutes form outside of Tampa. The answer is trailer parks, rednecks and snowbirds
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Old 05-08-2009, 10:32 AM
 
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Wow!!!

Thanks for telling me that the Jersey Shore was not in Philadelpia.

I was not aware of that.......

If you live in Philly then the Jersey Shore is a quick 30 minute drive. So is Atlantic City

What are you thirty minutes form outside of Tampa. The answer is trailer parks, rednecks and snowbirds

It's a little more than a half hour drive, more like an hour (60 miles). You can easily cruise the expressway but there were cops around every time I've driven it.
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Old 05-08-2009, 10:44 AM
 
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I've always wondered. If you live in a Beach city like Tampa, L.A., Miami, or Jacksonville. How many times do the actual residents who live and work there go to the Beach on average?
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:03 AM
 
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I've always wondered. If you live in a Beach city like Tampa, L.A., Miami, or Jacksonville. How many times do the actual residents who live and work there go to the Beach on average?
Not alot, but that's why those cities have MORE to offer then JUST beaches. Everyone thinks that the beaches are the ONLY things those cities have. As a matter of fact if you look at those Tampa pictures, there are only a FEW photos of the beach, the rest of the photos seem to be mainland tampa.
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:05 AM
 
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You think that Tampa and Philly have the same nighlife?

I would rethink that comment



Tampa does have character.

That is if a person likes the small city with good beaches kind of place. Not everyone is obsessed with beaches

Also, something that noone has failed to realize is that Philly has the Jersey Shore, which is a quick 30 minute drive. And Atlantic City within driving distance.
Good point not EVERYONE is obsessed with beaches. But not everyone is obssessd with history, and brick buildings, and brownstones, and snow either. Im sure there are PLENTY of people who prefer phili, and plenty of people who prefer tampa.
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:06 AM
 
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I never said Tampa didn't have any character. I just like Philadelphia's better.

And you think nightlife in Philly is equal to Tampa? You might want to rethink that.
Why dont you think they're equal?
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:09 AM
 
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Not even beach bars. The jersey shore is a quick half hour drive....... not to mention the atlantic city beach bars
I heard the Jersey Shore is nice, but it isnt camparable to ANY florida beaches. It's just waaaaay to cold up there. And besides people up there probably dont even like beaches.
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:11 AM
 
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Philly has better universities and more comprehensive rail transit, but Tampa is VERY livable. The nightlife is about equal between the two...but Tampa is by far the more beautiful city. Oh Yeah, and Tampa has very little character... Tampa's character is different from Philadelphia's, but both have tons of unique character.


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I like the photo of that restaurant.
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Old 05-08-2009, 11:18 AM
 
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I heard the Jersey Shore is nice, but it isnt camparable to ANY florida beaches. It's just waaaaay to cold up there. And besides people up there probably dont even like beaches.
The jersey shore can compete with the beaches in Florida

Take a look at these NJ shore pics on page 4 of this thread

THROWDOWN: Jersey Shore vs. NY Beaches

NJ is not cold in the summer, which when people go to the beaches

And people in NJ love beaches. Why do you see so many celebrities buying vacation houses in NJ. It is to be near the beach

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Old 05-08-2009, 11:27 AM
 
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Ther jersey shore can compete with the beaches in Florida

Take a look at these NJ shore pics on page 4 of this thread

THROWDOWN: Jersey Shore vs. NY Beaches

NJ is not cold in the summer, which when people go to the beaches

And people in NJ love beaches. Why do you see so many celebrities buying vacation houses in NJ. It is to be near the beach
My bad, maybe that was a VERY poor choice of words on my part.
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