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View Poll Results: Which Metro area would you prefer to live in?
Atlanta Metro 25 26.88%
Houston Metro 22 23.66%
Seattle Metro 46 49.46%
Voters: 93. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:34 PM
 
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Which of these metro areas would you prefer to live in as far as quality of life, attractions, landscape, shopping, lifestyle, culture,etc


Mod or someone put a poll if you can!

 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Austin, Texas
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Houston, followed by Atlanta and then Seattle.

Houston because I would be close to all my family and plus I enjoy it every time I visit there. Food, entertainment, diversity, and Texas culture. Houston has it all.

Atlanta is an exciting city with a culture that really appeales to me. A city with southern culture and an excellent music scene.

Seattle is actually a city I have always been interested in and would love a visit there. I think the skyline is beautiful and love the overcast vibe of the city. The thing that puts it at number three is I don't think I could live there. The city lacks a substantial black culture and I think I would feel out of place if I lived there every day.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:44 PM
 
Location: Long Island/NYC
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Probably Atlanta because it has a lot, or even Houston because I love it there.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:52 PM
 
Location: Spain
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Seattle in a heartbeat
 
Old 08-07-2009, 04:58 PM
 
Location: roaming gnome
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Seattle... I work in IT, prefer the culture there and outdoors activities, and don't like southeastern weather. Don't really like lifestyle in any of them, too car centric for my taste. Would go with seattle though b/c the cultural norms, not very religious, and outdoors activities plus it is pretty close to two other really cool cities in Portland and Vancouver. I'd put it a slight edge over Houston, then Atlanta.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 05:29 PM
 
Location: Augusta GA
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Seattle all the way! Like the liberal vibe of the area, the heat is not as oppressive, and more density there. Houston would come in second, and if I had to live in metro Atlanta, I would choose the city itself or a place inside the perimeter (lived in it's burbs growing up and was glad to get out!!!).
 
Old 08-07-2009, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Boston Metro
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Houston Metro
 
Old 08-07-2009, 05:36 PM
 
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Seattle Metro for the landscape (beautiful mountains and water), neat walkable neighborhoods and the weather is a little better imo.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 06:43 PM
 
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Definitely Seattle for me, no competition. The other two are a tossup as I don't particularly care for either.
 
Old 08-07-2009, 06:59 PM
 
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Smile Lived in all three Houston would win

I would say Houston. It seems to have it all. Seattle would be great if it didn't have miserable weather...
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