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Old 07-03-2018, 10:20 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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I'm not torn any longer. Houston is my choice of the two cities. I think Houston would be a good fit for me because of its diversity, more things to do, business opportunities, warmer winters, fewer chances of tornados, and some other things mentioned in this long informative thread. I also like having the option of taking a quick drive to view the ocean from time to time. After all, my forum title is OceanViewer
So, let me get this straight.

You’re more scared of tornadoes (which affects a very, very limited area) than a hurricane that can cause widespread distruction and also have inbeded tropical tornadoes within the rain bands?

After living in Dallas my whole life, I’ve never seen nor experienced a tornado. But hey, it’s your decision not mine’s...
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Old 07-03-2018, 10:50 PM
 
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So, let me get this straight.

Youíre more scared of tornadoes (which affects a very, very limited area) than a hurricane that can cause widespread distruction and also have inbeded tropical tornadoes within the rain bands?

After living in Dallas my whole life, Iíve never seen nor experienced a tornado. But hey, itís your decision not mineís...
So many poor grammatical errors. About what youíd expect from a butthurt Dallast lurker.
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Old 07-04-2018, 03:18 AM
 
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So, let me get this straight.

Youíre more scared of tornadoes (which affects a very, very limited area) than a hurricane that can cause widespread distruction and also have inbeded tropical tornadoes within the rain bands?

After living in Dallas my whole life, Iíve never seen nor experienced a tornado. But hey, itís your decision not mineís...
Youíre so pressed. Lol. Yíall had more people to move to DFW last year than ANYWHERE in America.
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Old 07-04-2018, 03:56 AM
 
Location: Katy,TX.
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Oh how exciting! I haven't been able to sleep just waiting for the announcement!
lol
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Old 07-04-2018, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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So many poor grammatical errors. About what you’d expect from a butthurt Dallast lurker.
I was half sleep when I wrote it...

Honestly, I didn’t really care since this isn’t an English class. I did not know I had to write a thesis, three body paragraphs supporting my thesis, and a conclusion that summarized my argument.

Butthurt? Nah. I’m just annoyed that people exaggerate the possibility of tornadoes.

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Old 07-04-2018, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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You’re so pressed. Lol. Y’all had more people to move to DFW last year than ANYWHERE in America.
Dude, it’s not that serious to be “pressed”.

BTW are you even from Texas?
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:18 AM
 
Location: U.S.
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Butthurt? Nah. I’m just annoyed that people exaggerate the possibility of tornadoes.
I have to agree. Sure, they're terrifying, but the odds of you being affected by one have to be far less than the odds of a Houstonian suffering some loss due to natural disaster.
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:37 AM
 
Location: "The Dirty Irv" Irving, TX
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Why is it that somebody always has to chime in with Fort Worth as a consolation suggestion in these Houston to DFW comparisons. Can't we assume the OP is aware that Fort Worth is part of the DFW experience. Besides who wouldn't rather live in Galveston than Fort Worth ?
Idk, I think I might prefer living in Fort Worth over Galveston, though Galveston is fun.
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:42 AM
 
Location: "The Dirty Irv" Irving, TX
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Butthurt? Nah. Iím just annoyed that people exaggerate the possibility of tornadoes.
Yeah, there are many major cities where they are more common. Also, if you are afraid of tornadoes how do you drive a car? The odds of being killed in a car wreck are exponentially higher than a tornado. More people die from complications from the heat, many more people die of the flu.
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Old 07-04-2018, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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I have to agree. Sure, they're terrifying, but the odds of you being affected by one have to be far less than the odds of a Houstonian suffering some loss due to natural disaster.
And that’s exactly my point.

Houston is far worse off when it comes to natural disasters than Dallas.

Houston naturally floods in regular heavy rain events. That’s not including tropical downpours that’s caused by tropical storms or hurricanes. In Dallas-Ft. Worth, we do get tornadoes and major hailstorms...but it happens in VERY isolated areas. Some people in Dallas have never had to deal with extreme weather events. In all my years living in Dallas, I’ve only encountered tree damage from severe thunderstorms. That’s it! I doubt the same can be said from the vast majority of native Houstonians. I’m not trying to bash Houston, so y’all please don’t take offense. I just find some of the things said in this thread to be blown out of proportion.

Edit: As we speak Houston is under a flash flood warning and flooding is occurring. Rainstorms like that in Dallas, wouldn’t be a major issue.

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