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View Poll Results: What is the best city to live in overall?
New York City 17 17.71%
Chicago 9 9.38%
Los Angeles 4 4.17%
Las Vegas 0 0%
Miami 1 1.04%
Denver 3 3.13%
Minneapolis 11 11.46%
Portland 2 2.08%
Dallas 1 1.04%
Seattle 10 10.42%
San Francisco 8 8.33%
Orlando 1 1.04%
San Diego 9 9.38%
Atlanta 4 4.17%
St. Louis 4 4.17%
Omaha 5 5.21%
Cincinnati 1 1.04%
Cleveland 1 1.04%
Columbus 0 0%
Austin 1 1.04%
Salt Lake 1 1.04%
Madison 0 0%
Milwaukee 1 1.04%
St.Paul 1 1.04%
New Orleans 1 1.04%
Voters: 96. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 03-11-2008, 04:39 PM
 
Location: Living in Paradise
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Overall, what U.S. City do you think is best to live in?

I like smaller cities or town after experiencing dome of the larger cities. Residing in Navarre Fl for 10 years, small town, great schools, within water view of the Gulf of Mexico, best of all you know the families in the community, something that is disappearing in larger cities...
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Old 03-11-2008, 05:51 PM
 
Location: USA
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I'm torn between Chicago and New York.

I love both, and the vibe in Manhatten can't be duplicated...but its just s damn expensive.

Had to go with Chicago. It's big enough to get that true "big city" feel, but still very manageable and affordable.
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:08 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Had to go with Minneapolis.
A decently sized city esp considering the small amount of land the entire city lays upon.
-The most literate city in the nation
-The most high tech city in the nation
-Has all four seasons. Gets -30 in the winter and 100+ in the Summer
-Has a beautiful downtown skyline.
-Lots of lakes
-Extremely good biking system
-Minnesota has one of the best standards of living in the U.S.
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:27 PM
 
Location: West Hollywood
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NYC AND Chicago!!!
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Old 03-11-2008, 06:41 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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Had to go with Minneapolis.
A decently sized city esp considering the small amount of land the entire city lays upon. most major cities with minneapolis' population have similar land sizes, some even way smaller.
-The most literate city in the nation huh? that's arguable
-The most high tech city in the nation huh? that's arguable. what about seattle and bellevue or the bay area with silicon valley or san diego with telecom valley or san antonio or las vegas or nyc?
-Has all four seasons. Gets -30 in the winter and 100+ in the Summer that's actually a bad thing to the normal citizen
-Has a beautiful downtown skyline. not unique to minneapolis. lots of cities have beautiful skylines
-Lots of lakes lakes are not unique, but considering that minnesota does have an unusually high number of them, i'll give that to you
-Extremely good biking system eh, if that makes u happy
-Minnesota has one of the best standards of living in the U.S. i'll give them that!
i have family in minneapolis and i have been there twice over the last 10 years. mall of america was fun but i can't remember what else there was to do. everyone is white there too! minneapolis is an alright city, but it's definitely not the best city in america from an objective point of view. if i made a top 10 list, to be honest, i don't think minneapolis would be in it. let me see just to make sure:

1. Manhattan, and only Manhattan (screw the rest of NYC)
2. San Francisco
3. Seattle
4. Boston
5. San Diego
6. Las Vegas (only cuz of the strip cuz you never get bored on it unless you're a boring person, most of the rest of the city is lame)
7. Los Angeles (only cuz there's lots to see and do, but most of the city is lame)
8. Chicago
9. Portland
10. Denver
11. Honolulu (the entire island of Oahu)
12. Pittsburgh
13. Miami (only because of Miami/South Beach, lots to do, most of the city is lame)
14. Minneapolis
15. Philadelphia

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Old 03-11-2008, 07:07 PM
 
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What kind of stupid list is this? You put Omaha and Cleveland on there but no Boston and Philadelphia??
All of these and none of these and any combination of some of these . . . and some that aren't even on the list, including the two missing cities pointed out in this quote. It's all a matter of personal taste.
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Old 03-11-2008, 08:02 PM
 
Location: San DiFrangeles, Ca
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El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula!!! (Bet you didn't know it's full name was so long!) I love my LA
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Old 03-11-2008, 09:21 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula!!! (Bet you didn't know it's full name was so long!) I love my LA
lol i was like, wtf? roflmao! can u tell? i'm a child of the 90's, oh well LA is definitely where it pops and bangs! both in the club and in east LA
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Old 03-11-2008, 09:46 PM
 
Location: Iowa, Des Moines Metro
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I put other because Des Moines wasn't included on the list. Omaha would be first choice for me of cities on the list however.

But yea - definitely Des Moines - particularly Ankeny or West Des Moines. (Suburbs)
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Old 03-12-2008, 01:15 AM
 
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I voted for Atlanta, due to the low cost of living, mild climate, Southern culture/food, and plenty of things to do. But Seattle also has advantages over Atlanta such as a lower crime rate and more diversity, not to mention the scenery of snow-capped mountains and the Puget Sound. Other cities I wouldn't mind living in are Denver and Portland, OR. NYC, LA, and Chicago are great cities to visit but I'm not sure if I'd want to live in them.
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