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View Poll Results: Would you rather have Palm trees in your region where you live, or having snow and winter?
Snow in the winter - Don't care about having Palm trees where I live 129 51.19%
Palm trees of course! 123 48.81%
Voters: 252. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-27-2012, 11:51 PM
 
Location: Valdez, Alaska
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Are u people all mad?!
I'm mad that we don't have any snow yet.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:58 PM
 
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I want to move somewhere where there are four seasons. I am fed up with southern humidity! I generally prefer the cold.
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Old 11-28-2012, 12:03 AM
 
Location: Carrboro, NC
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can't believe the poll is this balanced.


beautiful palm trees and the warm sun on your skin vs shoveling snow, scraping ice off your car, and wearing 7 layers of clothing.


yeah, seems like a 50/50 choice hahaha
Indeed.

Sunburns, acne, heat exhaustion, a constant layer of sweat on your back, or living somewhere with balanced seasons so you don't go insane... plus the skiing, snowball fights, and the satisfying crunch of packed powder under your feet.

I'm surprised there are so many votes for Palm Trees.
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Old 11-28-2012, 06:28 AM
 
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Indeed.

Sunburns, acne, heat exhaustion, a constant layer of sweat on your back, or living somewhere with balanced seasons so you don't go insane... plus the skiing, snowball fights, and the satisfying crunch of packed powder under your feet.

I'm surprised there are so many votes for Palm Trees.
People like warm-weather and beaches.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:12 AM
 
Location: The City
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People like warm-weather and beaches.
I really appreciate both

When I am too hot I sometimes think about snow and when its cold and grey I think about warm beaches.

It snowed yesterday here and the thought of warm beaches didnt seem all that bad...
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:27 AM
 
Location: East of the Sun, West of the Moon
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The thing I like about climates without palm trees is that one tends to have a colder season with snow, and a warmer season. In fact, the warmer season tends to last more than the cold season except in the far northernmost parts of the globe.

It is the best of both worlds as far as I am concerned and the only thing 'lacking' is palm trees. I'm not too fussed about that.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:29 AM
 
Location: Tokyo, Japan
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People like warm-weather and beaches.
I'm not a fan of beaches at all. I like water/waterfronts but that's purely from a functional role for a great view & calming look. For boats, water taxi's, & jet skiis. Water looks exotic but beaches mehhh- not my thing at all. I hate getting in water & being in the sand. Not to mention I hate beach culture & the type of people that go there.

I spent Thanksgiving back home visiting my parents, it was so warm there. I really loved the shorts & T-Shirt weather but I'm a fanatic of warm weather. I don't know anything else, every place I've ever lived in has a reputation for being brutally hot: Singapore (85-90 degrees+ all 12 months & high humidity), Houston (self explanatory), Dallas (self explanatory/I cant handle the winters though), Mumbai (very hot 10 months of the year), & Washington (only lived here for the summer, this my first winter here), Austin (very hot), & Chicago (haven't spent a winter there since I was a kid but I've spent several summers there). Growing up, the heat would be an inconvenience but after a certain point my body got used to it. Whether it's 85 or 105, it feels the same to me- it feels great.

Once it gets to 67 degrees of lower my teeth start chattering.

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Old 11-28-2012, 05:05 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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People love palm trees. There's a reason northeasterners and the like go in witner to the tropics.
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Old 11-28-2012, 09:16 PM
 
Location: BMORE!
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Palm trees. I hate winter. I hate the fact that it's 27 degrees outside and winter is still a month away.

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Old 11-28-2012, 09:19 PM
 
Location: Indianapolis
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Snow hands down.
People that cant handle now need to learn to adapt. Bundling up and having fun in Snow isnt hard. Is the South Lazy or something?
Ironically the South isnt immune to winter either. neither is Flordia.
Funny is when it snows down south oh boy does society shut down .
Ill take my 4 seasons and variety in Indiana over the 2 season south anyday.
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