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Old 09-10-2009, 04:08 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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Anyone else fall into this trap?

say you have 10 things you really want, and the most you find is a place with 8, so you keep looking and looking and looking...

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Old 09-10-2009, 04:10 PM
 
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I am happy to be in Big D, I won't be looking for any other place!
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:34 PM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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That's b/c there is no "perfect city", every place has good and bad points about them.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:45 PM
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Location: Ohio
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Some combinations of characteristics simply don't exist together. One may have to prioritize and settle for a place with most of what they consider the most important characteristics.

It's like going vehicle shopping for a large SUV that gets 60 miles to the gallon, or a pickup truck with leather bucket seats and a 6-speed manual transmission. You're bound to be disappointed if your wish list includes unrealistic combinations.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:57 PM
 
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Anyone else fall into this trap?

say you have 10 things you really want, and the most you find is a place with 8, so you keep looking and looking and looking...

I have crossed many places off of my list because of this trap, I hate to admit.
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Old 09-10-2009, 04:59 PM
 
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Some parts of a city are more perfect than other parts, don't forget that!

However with out some imperfection you have Disney. Is that what you want?
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Old 09-10-2009, 05:04 PM
 
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
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If you are looking for 10 of 10 you may never find it. Take the top three and use another criteria or visit them or think of disqualifiers.
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Old 09-10-2009, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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Some parts of a city are more perfect than other parts, don't forget that!

However with out some imperfection you have Disney. Is that what you want?
I MAY move to Orlando



Ideal is San Diego, minus the cost of living...
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Old 09-10-2009, 06:25 PM
 
Location: southern california
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you mean there is better than here? there is always better than here. until there becomes here then you throw it away and start again.
. same game with mate changing too.
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