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View Poll Results: Choose the Metro area(s) you prefer to live
Small - less than 200K 5 9.43%
Medium - 200k-1M 12 22.64%
Large - 1M+ 40 75.47%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 53. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 08-16-2012, 06:35 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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Which size metro area(s) do you prefer to live in

Small (less than 200k)
Medium (200k-1M)
Large (1M+)
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Large. Bigger the better.
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:42 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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Large. Bigger the better.
Hard to argue that, you never run out of something to do in a big city.
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Old 08-16-2012, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Atlanta & NYC
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Hard to argue that, you never run out of something to do in a big city.
Yup. But that's not really the main reason why I like big cities. I'm obsessed with living in high rises and overlooking a bunch of buildings and streets filled with lights, people, and cars. I like the energy.
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:12 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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I would like a Medium size metro but close enough to a Large size metro for weekend trips
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Old 08-16-2012, 09:59 PM
 
Location: London, NYC, DC
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Large, although I'd prefer huge (5m, pref 8m+).
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:01 PM
 
Location: Canada
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Large. 2 million minimum.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:03 PM
 
Location: Jacksonville, FL
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Large, but not too large. For me, I would say anything between 1M and 3M. Anything bigger than that becomes too chaotic or expensive and stressful.
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Old 08-17-2012, 03:56 PM
 
Location: NC
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Large but not gigantic.....1 Million - 3 Million is perfect for me.
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Old 08-17-2012, 04:02 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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To go a little beyond the options in the poll, I've always preferred a metro of 3-5 million. For me, they tend to possess all of the expected urban amenities; without the more extreme levels of traffic, crime, etc.
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