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Old 03-23-2008, 01:37 AM
 
Location: Ridgway/Saint Marys, PS
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Well, actually, there are some limitations. Obviously, it would need to be in the U.S. Also, for the sake of recognition, it would be preferable if the city is recognizable to most people (i.e. try to avoid 4,000 people towns in the middle of nowhere Ohio). However, what is your dream city (whether you live there or not) if you were taking all of your preferences into account. Do you have kids? If so, where would you want them to grow up? Are you conservative or liberal? If so, where would you prefer to live? What type of weather would you want? Could you compromise on weather for an awesome city? Do you want a beautiful skyline or a more sprawling area? Money doesn't necessarily need to be taken into account. If you only make $50,000 a year but you wish you lived in the Upper East Side of Manhattan then go ahead and choose Manhattan. I'm just trying to get a feel of what you want in a city and what you're willing to compromise on.

If I could live anywhere, it'd be in a town in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota or Nebraska. I don't have one in particular in mind.. but a town no bigger then 15,000 people with low crime and everyhting is close by.

Why? People out in that neck of the woods are friendly, the cost of living isnt that high, the land is beautiful and safe/less crime in some rural areas.
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Old 03-23-2008, 05:15 AM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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After some thought, I think I would stay right here in Baltimore. It has all that I need and want. After I retire, who knows. I haven't planned for that yet but I am giving northern Wisconsin, northern Michigan, or Vermont some thought.
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Old 03-23-2008, 06:41 PM
 
Location: outer boroughs, NYC
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The Brooklyn Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. I've always loved that area. Beautiful historic brownstones, a promenade with fantastic views of Manhattan, Montague Street has some stuff going on, minutes from the city by subway but it's the outer boroughs so it's a little more laid-back.

I'd also have a place 3,000 miles away somewhere in Morro Bay, California, which I found to be the most beautiful town along the coast.

I really like my neighborhood in Chicago, too, unfortunately I'm having some other problems here....
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Old 03-23-2008, 09:02 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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If I could live anywhere, it'd be in a town in Wyoming, Montana, South Dakota or Nebraska. I don't have one in particular in mind.. but a town no bigger then 15,000 people with low crime and everyhting is close by.

Why? People out in that neck of the woods are friendly, the cost of living isnt that high, the land is beautiful and safe/less crime in some rural areas.
Very true. I live here and I'm always told that I live in an ideal place. Probably true, but I need to get out and see the world. I can't stay here forever!
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Old 03-23-2008, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Ridgway/Saint Marys, PS
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Very true. I live here and I'm always told that I live in an ideal place. Probably true, but I need to get out and see the world. I can't stay here forever!
And when I said "everything close by".. I meant the simple stuff, a grocery store,drug store, a place to buy clothes and other household stuff along with the basic phone/internet/tv stuff.
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Old 03-24-2008, 07:48 AM
 
Location: Orlando, FL
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Like someone else said, if I had no limitations, I would probably own multiple home LOL.
If I had to pick one place, I would probably pick Santa Monica, CA.
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