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Old 02-15-2008, 04:05 PM
 
Location: Live in VA, Work in MD, Play in DC
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At what level do you most identify with?

The individual town or city you live in? The metro area? The state? Or the entire region?
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:12 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Probably my state. Not sure really.
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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City for me
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:18 PM
 
Location: TN, to AK one day
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i dont identify with anything in my area
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Old 02-15-2008, 04:23 PM
 
Location: Live in VA, Work in MD, Play in DC
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If I had to rank it, it would probably go like this:

1) Metro: DC metro area
2) Area: Northern Virginia
3) City: Alexandria
4) State: Virginia
5) Region: East Coast
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:08 PM
 
Location: Youngstown, Oh.
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While growing up, I identified with metro area. (Canton)

Now, though, I identify with my city. (Youngstown)
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:13 PM
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Location: Foot of the Rockies
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I guess I identify with my own city, and my state, Colorado, more than my metro area, Denver. In fact, up here in Boulder County, a lot of people feel they are totally separate from Denver. I do not agree, but I don't feel I live in "Denver".

However, when I am out of state, I will usually say "Near Denver" when someone asks me where I live.

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Old 02-15-2008, 05:32 PM
 
Location: Bronx, NY
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My area first.

Then my city.

Then Region.

And finally state.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:06 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland/ Piedmont, CA
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The Bay Area.
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Old 02-15-2008, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Tampa Bay Area, FL
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When I lived in WI I identified with my city. Now that I live in Florida (and nobody is from here) I identify with being from the midwest. I currently live in the suburbs of Tampa-St. Pete, now I identify myself is living in the Tampa Bay area to outsiders, Pinellas County to people who live in Tampa, and North Pinellas to everyone else.

Complicated, huh?
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