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View Poll Results: What state in the U.S is the best?
Albama 0 0%
Alaska 4 1.61%
Arizona 4 1.61%
Arkansas 1 0.40%
California 58 23.29%
Colorado 6 2.41%
Connecticut 5 2.01%
Delaware 0 0%
Florida 8 3.21%
Georgia 5 2.01%
Hawaii 5 2.01%
Idaho 2 0.80%
Illinois 7 2.81%
Indiana 3 1.20%
Iowa 5 2.01%
Kansas 0 0%
Kentucky 1 0.40%
Louisiana 2 0.80%
Maine 1 0.40%
Maryland 6 2.41%
Massachusetts 3 1.20%
Michigan 5 2.01%
Minnesota 4 1.61%
Mississippi 3 1.20%
Missouri 12 4.82%
Montana 1 0.40%
Nebraska 2 0.80%
Nevada 2 0.80%
New Hampshire 0 0%
New Jersey 4 1.61%
New Mexico 2 0.80%
New York 11 4.42%
North Carolina 8 3.21%
North Dakota 3 1.20%
Ohio 5 2.01%
Oklahoma 2 0.80%
Oregon 9 3.61%
Pennsylvania 3 1.20%
Rhode Island 0 0%
South Carolina 2 0.80%
South Dakota 1 0.40%
Tennessee 9 3.61%
Texas 21 8.43%
Utah 0 0%
Vermont 1 0.40%
Virginia 2 0.80%
Washington 5 2.01%
West Virginia 0 0%
Wisconsin 2 0.80%
Wyoming 4 1.61%
Voters: 249. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 06-26-2008, 03:35 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington
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Washington is the only state I can think of that has a rain forest (the largest temperate rain forest in the world), desert landscape, mountain ranges, and an ocean coast line, all while being 1/3 the size of mega states like California and Texas. That doesn't necessarily make it the best state, but it does have interesting topography!
Ever heard of a little place called Oregon? Yeah. They've got temperate rain forest, coast, mountains, farms, prairies, and desert too.
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Old 06-26-2008, 03:41 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Washington is the only state I can think of that has a rain forest (the largest temperate rain forest in the world), desert landscape, mountain ranges, and an ocean coast line, all while being 1/3 the size of mega states like California and Texas. That doesn't necessarily make it the best state, but it does have interesting topography!
Northern CA has a temperate rainforest as well in the far NW section of the state. And you're not a REAL desert unless you get into the 120's during summer.
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Old 06-26-2008, 03:51 PM
 
Location: Ca2Mo2Ga2Va!
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Well I voted for Virginia, even though I've never been there,lol. But we are moving to the Roanoke area over the summer and EVERYONE, I mean EVERYONE who knows we are moving, only has great things to say about Virginia! Obviously, none of them voted on here,lol.
I've also lived in So Cal, Missouri, and Ga (now) and Missouri would get my next vote and Georgia the next (only because the population here is higher than I like) and Ca would have to get my last vote (my home state)
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Old 06-26-2008, 03:54 PM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Well I voted for Virginia, even though I've never been there,lol. But we are moving to the Roanoke area over the summer and EVERYONE, I mean EVERYONE who knows we are moving, only has great things to say about Virginia! Obviously, none of them voted on here,lol.
I've also lived in So Cal, Missouri, and Ga (now) and Missouri would get my next vote and Georgia the next (only because the population here is higher than I like) and Ca would have to get my last vote (my home state)
I so agree with you about VA (except for the DC suburbs and Richmond)...I love it there, particularly the western part of the state.
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Old 06-26-2008, 03:59 PM
 
Location: Ca2Mo2Ga2Va!
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I so agree with you about VA (except for the DC suburbs and Richmond)...I love it there, particularly the western part of the state.
Hee hee, see another vote for Virginia! It sure does make the move an easy decision!
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Old 06-26-2008, 04:23 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Northern CA has a temperate rainforest as well in the far NW section of the state. And you're not a REAL desert unless you get into the 120's during summer.
um...you do realize Antarctica is a desert too?

Desert -
1.a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast sandy desert.
2. any area in which few forms of life can exist because of lack of water, permanent frost, or absence of soil.
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Old 06-26-2008, 04:29 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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um...you do realize Antarctica is a desert too?

Desert -
1.a region so arid because of little rainfall that it supports only sparse and widely spaced vegetation or no vegetation at all: The Sahara is a vast sandy desert.
2. any area in which few forms of life can exist because of lack of water, permanent frost, or absence of soil.

ummm, yeah I do know that and realize that parts of WA and OR have deserts too but they aren't what most people typically think of as deserts or at least picture them as, which is what I meant by "real". AK has deserts too, but thanks for telling me something I already knew....
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Old 06-27-2008, 08:44 AM
 
Location: in valley village ca los angeles county
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hey it has always been the best state and always will be the best state we have the low desert, high desert, unique mountains, beautiful valleys, rolling green hills, the most beatiful cliffs, lakes, and beaches in the us, the governator!!!, and all the people that choose to live here says something we love cali and people cant get enough of it, i have lived all over visitied the mojarity of the continetal us but i always find myself back home in cali. myself i live in socal but you really have to visit the whole state to appreciate everything California #1 has to offer.
P.s. stop hating that were the best state somoene has to win might as well be the best lol
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Old 06-27-2008, 11:27 AM
 
Location: suburb of Chicago
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People only love Callifornia because of Beautiful beaches and Hollywood. But really it is not. Did you know that Callifornia has the highest taxes in the nation!
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Old 06-27-2008, 11:42 AM
 
Location: West LA
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People only love Callifornia because of Beautiful beaches and Hollywood. But really it is not. Did you know that Callifornia has the highest taxes in the nation!
The representative for "the people" has spoken! So it shall be...
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