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Old 02-15-2008, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Live in VA, Work in MD, Play in DC
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Default Do you identify more with your city, area, state, or region?

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, 03:12 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Probably my state. Not sure really.
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Old 02-15-2008, 03:18 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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City for me
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Old 02-15-2008, 03:18 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, 03:23 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, 04:08 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, 04:13 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, 04:32 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, 05:06 PM
 
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
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The Bay Area.
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Old 02-15-2008, 05:09 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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