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View Poll Results: How close to your birthplace do you live?
0-49 miles 47 29.94%
50-99 miles 7 4.46%
100-249 miles 12 7.64%
250-499 miles 13 8.28%
500-749 miles 8 5.10%
750-999 miles 9 5.73%
1,000+ miles 61 38.85%
Voters: 157. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-24-2009, 05:47 PM
 
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I thought I was at least 500 miles but I was wrong,407 miles away.
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Lakeland, Florida
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Born in Cambridge, Mass and live in Portland, Oregon.
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Western Hoosierland
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I have lived within 40 miles of my birthplace my entire life
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:24 PM
 
Location: Rome, Georgia
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Born in Orlando, Fla-to Williamstown, Ky-to Kenosha, WI-to Madison, WI-to Northfield MN, to Fayetteville, Ga, to Fairburn, Ga, to Rome, Ga. But pretty much all of my family is from Georgia. Lived in my current location longer than anywhere else. Very happy here!
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:26 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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I live 357 miles from where I was born.




Nice pics of Colombo! Were they taken from the Mt. Lavinia area? I enjoyed the atmosphere at the Lavinia Breeze restaurant.
thanks man! haven't visited in 15 yrs, but the fact that you've heard of mt lavinia is effin sick!

props to lammus!
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:29 PM
 
Location: The Shires
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I was born in London...I'm around 4,000 miles from home!
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Old 04-24-2009, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Florida
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according to google maps, i currently live 4.2 miles away from the hospital i was born at
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Old 04-24-2009, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington
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Live about 35 miles from where I was born (never lived where I was born though).

For a while lived about 275 miles away from where I was born.

Now trying to figure out if I am going to live 275 miles away again, 170 miles away, 450 miles away, or 700 miles away from where I was born.


It's a tough call. I could even go 3000+ miles away for up to a year, but that is more complicated. Lots of miles to figure out.
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Old 04-24-2009, 10:54 PM
 
Location: Jersey City
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thanks man! haven't visited in 15 yrs, but the fact that you've heard of mt lavinia is effin sick!

props to lammus!
Thanks. I had an awesome time in SL when I visited 2.5 yrs ago. I stayed mostly in Ragama for a couple of weeks, north of Colombo, but also in Colombo itself (at the Galle Face Hotel), Negombo, and in Nuwara-Eliya and Kandy for a few days each. My friend's friend lives in Mt. Lavinia. At the Lavinia Breeze restaurant, I met the chef, who by strange coincidence, had worked at a restaurant in Montclair, New Jersey, which is where my permanent residence was at the time. I had such a great time in SL, and I really miss the food and the friendly people!

Here's to bringing peace to that beautiful island!

YouTube - We Are Sri Lankan
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Old 04-25-2009, 12:52 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
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788 miles according to Mapquest. Made the move from Bismarck, ND to Kansas City, Mo about 7 years ago, and I am very happy I did.
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