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Old 10-18-2015, 11:27 AM
 
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I mean obviously after college we all have to grow up and do things like pay taxes, work, and those things.

Now that said, say you have a person who doesn't want to start a family, be a parent, or marry. The person just wants an active social life, the parties, and casual dates/sex will do just fine for them. In a way, they want to carry some of the fun parts of college into the real world (partying, hook ups, etc.).

Other than Vegas, what other cities are great for these kinds of people?

College towns are bad ideas since anyone past their early 20s is seen as creepy there and college cliques are very tight from my experience (eg: Greek Life), not wanting to let older people into their social world.
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Old 10-18-2015, 01:43 PM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere
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Portland, Seattle, Austin, Denver, and San Francisco. Heck, any city with a strong hipster culture.
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Old 10-18-2015, 03:32 PM
 
Location: West of the Rockies
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San Diego, LA, Miami...any city with a reputation for partying will likely draw the Peter Pan Syndrome types.
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Old 10-18-2015, 04:48 PM
 
Location: Research Triangle Area, NC
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I mean obviously after college we all have to grow up and do things like pay taxes, work, and those things.

Now that said, say you have a person who doesn't want to start a family, be a parent, or marry. The person just wants an active social life, the parties, and casual dates/sex will do just fine for them. In a way, they want to carry some of the fun parts of college into the real world (partying, hook ups, etc.).

Other than Vegas, what other cities are great for these kinds of people?

College towns are bad ideas since anyone past their early 20s is seen as creepy there and college cliques are very tight from my experience (eg: Greek Life), not wanting to let older people into their social world.
I'd have to disagree with this point postgradbrad...at least in my own personal experience. I still live in my college town (graduated from UNC in 2011); started my career here and find the demographic you mention to fit in very well here; especially in neighboring Carrboro. It could be because Chapel Hill has a very high number of post-grad/doctoral students that bump up the mid/late 20's crowd. I will say that it's much less of a "party" atmosphere.

People past college age who still like to "party" every weekend are considered creepy pretty much anywhere.
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Old 10-18-2015, 05:56 PM
 
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Definitely Chicago, it's packed full of everyone from the Midwest who wants to party down like they're in college but still work in corporate America and get some $$$

I think most large metros are like that, although the Midwest seems to be quite a drinking and party-down atmosphere.
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Old 10-18-2015, 06:26 PM
 
Location: TOVCCA
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College towns are bad ideas since anyone past their early 20s is seen as creepy there and college cliques are very tight from my experience (eg: Greek Life), not wanting to let older people into their social world.
Madison, WI is an exception to this, a college town with all that atmosphere, but it's also the state capitol, so a 20-something party lover can hide in plain sight among the upwardly-mobile
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Old 10-18-2015, 08:11 PM
 
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Portland, Seattle, Austin, Denver, and San Francisco. Heck, any city with a strong hipster culture.
Lol I would never want to hang out with the "hipsters" and I am in my mid-twenties. Many people my age make fun of the hipster crowd.
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Old 10-18-2015, 09:57 PM
 
Location: Peoria, AZ
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Scottsdale, AZ

I know SEVERAL people there that fit exactly what the OP was suggesting. The nightlife there is geared towards it as well.
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Old 10-19-2015, 11:48 AM
 
Location: The middle of nowhere
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Lol I would never want to hang out with the "hipsters" and I am in my mid-twenties. Many people my age make fun of the hipster crowd.
The hipster subculture is full of people like the OP though. People in their twenties who want to hold onto their adolescence for as long as they can. That's why they say Portland is where young people go to retire.
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Old 10-19-2015, 11:55 AM
 
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New Orleans
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