U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 02-01-2009, 03:05 PM
 
Location: Santa Fe, NM
125 posts, read 401,919 times
Reputation: 52

Advertisements

[SIZE=2]Great responses everyone - keep em rolling in.

Synopsis: point taken, except I think there's a difference between "courteous and respectful" and "easy to make friends." Sometimes people are courteous but don't care to get personal.
LovinDecatur: I lived in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, for four months in 2002. I agree that it's pretty easy to strike up conversations and make friends.
Dakota79: interesting about Denver. A western city that is "laid back" enough and metropolitan enough for plenty of social opportunities.
Danco: there's friends and then there's "friends" (with benefits)
The_FairFaxian: Agreed. It is not easy at all to make friends in the DC area. Everyone there only wants to talk about their careers. It is one of the most unfriendly towns I've been in.
jcm1986: why not Louisville?
Newarkbomb: Hoboken seems pretty cool. Drove around there a couple afternoons but haven't spent much time there.
[/SIZE]
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 02-01-2009, 03:08 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
8,900 posts, read 13,232,834 times
Reputation: 1819
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buffalonian4life View Post
Great thread! I have to say that Buffalo fits this quite well. Real, genuine, down to earth people that creates an area where everyone is your best friend! But, almost anywhere you can make friends pretty easily!

If most of the people in Buffalo are as friendly/nice as you are, then I'd say that's a very easy place to make friends
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-01-2009, 06:16 PM
 
Location: BUFFALO, NY
1,576 posts, read 4,802,643 times
Reputation: 319
Quote:
Originally Posted by Rachael84 View Post
If most of the people in Buffalo are as friendly/nice as you are, then I'd say that's a very easy place to make friends
------ I'm actually quite impressed with your kind attitude, I always look at your location, and it says NYC. Whether you've always lived there or moved there, etc, how great it is to here someone as friendly as yourself (who's living in the Big Apple ).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 02-01-2009, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Concrete jungle where dreams are made of.
8,900 posts, read 13,232,834 times
Reputation: 1819
Quote:
Originally Posted by Buffalonian4life View Post
------ I'm actually quite impressed with your kind attitude, I always look at your location, and it says NYC. Whether you've always lived there or moved there, etc, how great it is to here someone as friendly as yourself (who's living in the Big Apple ).

Thank you, nice of you to say. I lived in NYC as a little kid, then moved to a town not far outside of the city on Long Island. Always went back to Manhattan/Queens often to see family, now I came back as of a couple years ago. So, I say I did half of my growing up in the city, half on Long Island
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-27-2011, 09:32 AM
 
1 posts, read 2,620 times
Reputation: 10
I think Boston is superb if you're young & single.. older folks, not so much. My take is that most people went to school there and stayed (and still hang with college friends).. or grew up there and already have a big circle of life-time acquantances and family. I grew up in Louisville and my parents had a tremendous circle of friends.. the attributed being in the "freshman" class of a new neighborhood... about 20 families were moving in together with about the same socio-economic/ children mix... and became very close.. they were all transplants together and needed each other... also being on a cul-de-sac doesn't hurt (esp. with kids).. it turns into an instant gathering place in the evenings/ weekends... I travel for a living.. I don't think all cities are created equally when it comes to new friendships
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-27-2011, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Denver
14,151 posts, read 19,749,193 times
Reputation: 8803
Everywhere you go there are people who have been there forever and don't open up as much as you'd like them to because they have a whole gang of friends. Don't think that one city is better than the other except for a few where people come from all over on a daily basis.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > General U.S.
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top