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View Poll Results: Small town or big city?
Small town 32 42.67%
Big city 43 57.33%
Voters: 75. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-27-2018, 03:05 PM
 
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Yeah so the title has pretty much described what this thread is all about.

Do you prefer the big city life? Traffic, night life, hustle bustle, vibrant scenery, beautiful and huge skylines, spreadout roads.

Or the small town life? Quite and peaceful life, no stress, little or no traffic at all, calm scenery, simple and lovely skylines, laid back life generally.

For me I feel like I would be cool in a laid back town, living and enjoying the slow pace it brings and the calmness.
What about you?
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Old 10-27-2018, 03:08 PM
 
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Big metro area.
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Old 10-27-2018, 03:28 PM
 
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small town
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Old 10-27-2018, 03:45 PM
 
Location: Tempe, AZ
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I could never live in a small town. I love what big cities offer me, and I don't mind being close to other humans.

I love empty deserted areas as well, for the beauty of being empty, but I'd never live in such an environment. But I love driving to them and feeling relaxed seeing them. A big pro to living in Phoenix is that I get both pretty easily.
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Old 10-27-2018, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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I can be happy anywhere, it's the person not the place. That being said, I live in a suburb of Los Angeles that has a small town feel but all the benefits of the city are just a drive away. Best of both worlds.
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Old 10-27-2018, 05:24 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Thereís a reason that they donít call this place small town data.
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Old 10-27-2018, 05:30 PM
 
Location: Washington Park, Denver
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If I were to do a small town it would need to be a place like Telluride or Vail that still has a lot of the amenities that a city has.
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Old 10-27-2018, 05:31 PM
 
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I can be happy anywhere, it's the person not the place. That being said, I live in a suburb of Los Angeles that has a small town feel but all the benefits of the city are just a drive away. Best of both worlds.
Agreed. I can certainly do places like that.

Same goes for the place I live outside of Atlanta. It's a small town that's morphing into more of a satellite city.
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Old 10-27-2018, 05:35 PM
 
Location: SoCal
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I love both, but for now big city it is, in retirement a small city will probably be preferable, but I love to go on adventures constantly, and living in LA you have few reasons to leave, all of the adventure is at your backdoor.
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Old 10-27-2018, 07:38 PM
 
Location: Floribama
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Big cities are fine to visit, but I’d never want to live in one. I need privacy, and I like woods and wildlife. If I were forced to look at nothing but buildings and people everyday I’d be very depressed.
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