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Old 07-30-2009, 07:40 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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The places with jobs in my husband's "old technology" besides Florida, were in Atlanta and Columbus, not the NYC metro area. Read between the lines of that one.
Why don't you enlighten us a little?
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Old 07-30-2009, 07:50 AM
 
Location: Whidbey Island, WA
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Why don't you enlighten us a little?
The South is behind the times and antiquated yadda yadda yadda
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:51 PM
 
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You really just don't get it, do you?

I am, truly, sorry about your father's situation. And y'alls. But don't pull that "insensivity" card because I am not going to roll over and play dead over it.

Day after day I read y'alls posts bashing the South...and yet you accuse me of insensitivity? As Westerner alluded to, seems like the least is to refrain from biting the hand that feeds you, so to speak. Maybe that is too much to ask, I suppose...but Down Here we just call it Good Manners.

An analogy is that someone else takes you into their home when the chips are down, do all they can to help....yet all you can do is tell them how the traditions of the home and the decor, sucks...Geez.

I have NOTHING at all against northerners who move to the South for ANY reason. My own kids are "half-yankee" and one of my best friends is a flaming New York liberal, fer gawds sake. Some of the fiercest partisans of the Sunbelt/South I know are yankees who moved here and, even if not totally assimilating, at least do not make an every-day point to tell us how much better it was where they came from. They are some of the best neighbors and friends I have...

So, bottom line is, before you go calling someone "insensitive" maybe you oughta look in the metaphorical mirror...reckon..?
Ummm, you understand don't you that your beloved South will cease to exist if these yankees (who you like but who I can't stand) continue to come down here don't you?
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Old 07-31-2009, 05:54 PM
 
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We do not bash the south, what we say are pure facts. If by the facts you get offended then I'm sorry, but facts are facts.
This right here is what I am getting sick and tired of. You are a Northeasterner who is bashing the South, yet you live in Va Beach. Tell me why you aren't in the Northeast right now?
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Old 07-31-2009, 06:07 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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This right here is what I am getting sick and tired of. You are a Northeasterner who is bashing the South, yet you live in Va Beach. Tell me why you aren't in the Northeast right now?
Because I had no other choice. However, I will move back in the future
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Old 08-01-2009, 06:09 AM
 
Location: where my heart is
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Because I had no other choice. However, I will move back in the future
is to have to COME BACK to a place where you didn't want to be decades ago.
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Old 08-14-2009, 11:23 AM
 
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I think people like living in the Sun Belt cause----

you have diversity in the land-- hiking,skiing,biking,fishing,camping,4-wheeling,dirt biking all kinds of outdoor activities close by

the differences in temps and more of a mild climate

the cultures and history of the areas

the cities are all growing and becoming attractive to retirees
I haven't seen anyone post the very BEST thing about living in the South.. The SEC!! (just trying to lighten the mood a little) Is it football season yet?
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Old 08-14-2009, 11:38 AM
 
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I haven't seen anyone post the very BEST thing about living in the South.. The SEC!! (just trying to lighten the mood a little) Is it football season yet?
Football season is almost here, and UT(Texas) is gonna win it all.
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Old 08-15-2009, 08:04 AM
 
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I haven't seen anyone post the very BEST thing about living in the South.. The SEC!! (just trying to lighten the mood a little) Is it football season yet?
Actually, the ACC is the classier conference with nicer fans.
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Old 08-15-2009, 12:40 PM
 
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What is great about the sunbelt?

1) the friendliest people
2) growing economies in most areas
3) mild weather in winter
4) college football
5) nice fun and progressive large cities
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