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Old 02-16-2010, 05:52 PM
 
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Hey all,

I was just wondering which of these 4 cities: Chicago, Seattle, Houston, or Minneapolis is best to start a career and a family. I've read a ton of good things about each city, but was hoping to hear some personal reasons as to why or why not you think which city is the best.


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Old 02-16-2010, 06:09 PM
 
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Old 02-16-2010, 06:33 PM
 
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Hey all,

I was just wondering which of these 4 cities: Chicago, Seattle, Houston, or Minneapolis is best to start a career and a family. I've read a ton of good things about each city, but was hoping to hear some personal reasons as to why or why not you think which city is the best.


Thanks!
Minneapolis is way to cold!
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Old 02-16-2010, 07:17 PM
 
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Hey all,

I was just wondering which of these 4 cities: Chicago, Seattle, Houston, or Minneapolis is best to start a career and a family. I've read a ton of good things about each city, but was hoping to hear some personal reasons as to why or why not you think which city is the best.


Thanks!
I mean millions of people have started careers and families in each of these cities, so I would imagine things like your personal preferences for weather/location, what kind of environment you want your kids to grow up in, and what kind of industry you want to work in should matter more than what we can tell you.

Of those 4 which would I want to start a career and a family in? Seattle. Only because it's my favorite of the bunch and not necessarily because it's better for careers and families than the others.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:03 PM
 
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Minneapolis is way to cold!
Some of us like the cold.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:09 PM
 
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I mean millions of people have started careers and families in each of these cities, so I would imagine things like your personal preferences for weather/location, what kind of environment you want your kids to grow up in, and what kind of industry you want to work in should matter more than what we can tell you.

Of those 4 which would I want to start a career and a family in? Seattle. Only because it's my favorite of the bunch and not necessarily because it's better for careers and families than the others.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:10 PM
 
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If you don't mind me asking, what about seattle makes you prefer it over the others?
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:12 PM
 
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IMO the best combination of weather,downtown,location,things to do,etc. of the four.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:15 PM
 
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minneapolis should not be compared to the rest of these cities seeing as how each city chicago, houston, seattle are by far better cities all around then minneapolis. minneapolis is boring. i know im from here and if i could afford it i would leave.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:19 PM
 
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IMO the best combination of weather,downtown,location,things to do,etc. of the four.
^ plus I'm from the pacific northwest so I understand the culture and I have friends who live there.
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