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View Poll Results: Which of the following is the most boring major metro area, if you had to pick just one?
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island 1 6.25%
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA MSA 0 0%
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI MSA 0 0%
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX MSA 0 0%
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA 0 0%
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA 2 12.50%
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL MSA 0 0%
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA MSA 1 6.25%
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA 0 0%
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH MSA 0 0%
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI MSA 0 0%
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ MSA 4 25.00%
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA MSA 0 0%
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA MSA 0 0%
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI MSA 1 6.25%
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA MSA 0 0%
St. Louis, MO-IL MSA 2 12.50%
Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO MSA 0 0%
Pittsburgh, PA MSA 0 0%
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA MSA 0 0%
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH MSA 0 0%
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX MSA 0 0%
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV MSA 0 0%
Indianapolis-Carmel, IN MSA 4 25.00%
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC MSA 1 6.25%
Voters: 16. You may not vote on this poll

Old 02-21-2010, 11:29 AM
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Please take into account nightlife, outdoor recreational opportunities, cultural amenities (live theaters, museums, street music, music scene in general, etc.), proximity to beaches, and proximity to other cities where relevant.

Also feel free to explain!

Also, to stave off criticism - yes, a person can have a good time (at least in the short term) just about anywhere. What we want to know here is where is it EASIER to have a good time. So, for instance, if somebody said "NYC is more boring than L.A.," that doesn't mean NYC is totally boring, it just means it's EASIER to have a great time in L.A. than in New York.

Old 02-21-2010, 11:32 AM
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New York
Old 02-21-2010, 11:37 AM
Location: Underneath the Pecan Tree
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Houston, Atlanta, and Dallas. Just to get those out the way to save us the argument and whining later.

Last edited by blkgiraffe; 02-21-2010 at 12:11 PM..
Old 02-21-2010, 11:48 AM
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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St. Louis
Old 02-21-2010, 11:50 AM
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^^ nah!! there plenty others in those cities that are much less exciting or boring, like Indianapolis, Phoenix, Charlotte, St. Louis, ect
Old 02-21-2010, 12:01 PM
Location: At your mama's house
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Originally Posted by jluke65780 View Post
Houston, Atlanta, and Dallas. Just to get out those out to way to save us the argument and whining later.
LOL, though I voted for Indianapolis!

Though Dallas is kind of well, quiet to be such a huge city, there are things to do there. And there have been efforts to make the city more "fun". Same goes for Houston.

Atlanta has a "party town" reputation, but the party has died down quite a bit compared to what it used to be.
Old 02-21-2010, 12:06 PM
Location: Atlanta/St Simons Island, GA
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Originally Posted by jluke65780 View Post
Houston, Atlanta, and Dallas. Just to get out those out to way to save us the argument and whining later.
LOL spoken like a true veteran of this forum.
Old 02-21-2010, 12:17 PM
Location: The City
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I should have read your criteria before voting, I went with houston but proximity to beaches would likely have swayed my vote to St Louis, unfortunately another dreadful downtown that started off wonderful from what I can tell, no offense to either because any place is only as boring as you make it, so i will blame myself

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