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Old 08-04-2014, 09:13 AM
Location: Tennessee
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I am from the South and many Southern states have been getting a lot of transplants lately - particularly from New England and Chicagoland.

While I'm not opposed to people moving for whatever reasons, many times the transplants feel like they are running from something, whether that's high taxes, snow, lack of work, etc. Instead of assimilating and adopting local customs and values, many are like "this isn't how it was done back home" or want everything for nothing. Many times people come to a new area and then try to make it just like the place they ran away from!

Are you opposed to new people moving in your area?
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Old 08-04-2014, 09:17 AM
Location: Philadelphia
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No because it actually seems the opposite in Philly-the transplants here either love it and become a "Philadelphian" in a couple short years or hate it and leave sooner LOL.

I could see people from very expensive places like New York moving somewhere simply because it is cheaper but never wanting to change the way they live or see things. They may even have a sense of superiority that they used to pay so much more for things.
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