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View Poll Results: Ideal location
City 91 57.23%
Country 21 13.21%
Suburbs 47 29.56%
Voters: 159. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-27-2009, 08:52 PM
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Location: Gotham
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Which is your preference?
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Old 12-27-2009, 10:29 PM
 
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Depends. Some inner cities are ghettos, and there are different types of suburbs (rich, middle-class, poor banlieues (sp?)). I'd never live on the country though.
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:10 AM
 
Location: Chicago, Il
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I can't ever see myself in the suburbs. I think i would either be city or some tiny village in the country, I don't like the in between.
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Old 12-28-2009, 08:37 AM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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I don't like saying suburbs because of the stereotype of what the typical american suburb should be. (big yards, cheesy architecture, Wal marts, etc)
When I say I like suburbs, I'm referring to the older dense suburban towns where you can find a lot of culture. I also don't want a place where the houses are spread apart and set up like cookie cutters (I like row homes, multi family homes, etc). (I.E. Hoboken, NJ/Yonkers, NY)

I actually prefer working class neighborhoods over upper middle class neighborhoods. I have no clue why I feel this way, I just always preferred the set up of a lot of working class neighborhoods.

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Anyway, I prefer cities in general. But this wont be the case when a family comes into play, but I have time
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:31 AM
 
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I like suburbs...houses with big yards and nice home where I can possible add pool or something like that... I don't like row house where the I's no yard. Only sidewalk . And some one living right on top of me would bug me... I like having SPACE
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Old 12-28-2009, 06:46 PM
 
Location: The Misc
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I chose city cuz I'm 23, single and live in a very lively neighborhood of Chicago. I tried the country thing for school, but I hated it and had to get back asap.

I can see my self one day living in a house in the burbs with a 66' mustang fastback and a yard
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Old 12-28-2009, 07:35 PM
 
Location: New Orleans, United States
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City!!!

In the city I have variety, entertainment, and access.

In the suburb I have traffic, malls, some variety and a little less entertainment.

In the country I only have peace and quiet.
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Old 12-28-2009, 08:57 PM
 
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I chose city cuz I'm 23, single and live in a very lively neighborhood of Chicago. I tried the country thing for school, but I hated it and had to get back asap.

I can see my self one day living in a house in the burbs with a 66' mustang fastback and a yard
That's a pretty long Mustang!
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Old 12-29-2009, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Rochester, NY
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Suburbs. Makes life much more easy to enjoy. I like a big yard, my own pool, driving places and big parking lots. If I want to enjoy the city, I'll drive the 10-15 minutes to get there. I don't need to live right in it.
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Old 12-29-2009, 05:39 PM
 
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Preferably at least some time in each

In the city, I'd like not having to drive a car, and hopefully being within walking distance to anything I need. Granted, I would never want to live in a city without a halfway decent indie scene.

In the country, I'd like being able to see the stars at night and listening to the crickets chirp. Also curvy country roads are the only roads worth driving.

In the suburbs, it's easier to jump between my extreme moods of self-isolation and social immersion. It's connected enough that I can most of my random cravings (unless it's a Cuban sandwich in the Midwest), but far enough to set aside the craziness.
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